The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 45 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 162 151 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.01% 4.52% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 4.73% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 85 98 99
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Java Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3098 3192 3021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.88% 95.51% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 2027 2162
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Scotland region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 86 £43,750 +2.94% 9
Edinburgh +28 55 £37,500 +4.16% 9
Stirling - 8 £50,000 - 5
Aberdeen +8 6 £46,250 +42.30% 1
South Lanarkshire - 4 £27,500 -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 374 (100.00%) Java
2 181 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (46.52%) Spring
4 148 (39.57%) Finance
5 128 (34.22%) SQL
6 122 (32.62%) Relational Database
7 120 (32.09%) Oracle
8 114 (30.48%) Hibernate
9 100 (26.74%) OO
10 97 (25.94%) HTML
11 90 (24.06%) Linux
12 89 (23.80%) TDD
13 83 (22.19%) JavaScript
14 81 (21.66%) Web Services
14 81 (21.66%) Banking
14 81 (21.66%) Degree
15 74 (19.79%) XML
16 71 (18.98%) Tomcat
17 69 (18.45%) CSS
18 66 (17.65%) J2EE
19 62 (16.58%) Investment Banking
20 60 (16.04%) JUnit
21 59 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (15.24%) Computer Science
23 55 (14.71%) OOD
24 54 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
25 50 (13.37%) JBoss
26 49 (13.10%) RDBMS
27 47 (12.57%) Maven
28 46 (12.30%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (18.98%) Tomcat
2 50 (13.37%) JBoss
3 26 (6.95%) Apache
4 16 (4.28%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.01%) Alfresco
6 14 (3.74%) Mule
7 10 (2.67%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.60%) CMS
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.07%) Liferay
9 4 (1.07%) GemFire
10 3 (0.80%) Node.js
10 3 (0.80%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.53%) SAS
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) FileNet
12 1 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.21%) Internet
2 11 (2.94%) HTTP
3 8 (2.14%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (32.62%) Relational Database
2 49 (13.10%) RDBMS
3 38 (10.16%) Oracle Database
4 25 (6.68%) MySQL
5 23 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.35%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.14%) Big Data
10 8 (2.14%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.14%) DataStage
11 6 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.34%) DB2
13 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.80%) Pentaho
15 2 (0.53%) KDB
16 1 (0.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 60 (16.04%) JUnit
2 47 (12.57%) Maven
3 43 (11.50%) Subversion
4 31 (8.29%) Jenkins
5 30 (8.02%) Eclipse
6 29 (7.75%) Git (software)
7 24 (6.42%) Selenium
8 19 (5.08%) JIRA
8 19 (5.08%) EasyMock
9 17 (4.55%) Ant
10 10 (2.67%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.60%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.60%) Mockito
12 5 (1.34%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.07%) Trac
14 3 (0.80%) Hudson
14 3 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.53%) Log4j
15 2 (0.53%) FishEye
General
1 148 (39.57%) Finance
2 81 (21.66%) Banking
3 62 (16.58%) Investment Banking
4 27 (7.22%) Front Office
5 17 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 17 (4.55%) Games
6 13 (3.48%) Aerospace
7 12 (3.21%) Retail
8 4 (1.07%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (46.52%) Spring
2 114 (30.48%) Hibernate
3 97 (25.94%) HTML
4 81 (21.66%) Web Services
5 74 (19.79%) XML
6 69 (18.45%) CSS
7 66 (17.65%) J2EE
8 43 (11.50%) REST
9 42 (11.23%) Java EE
10 41 (10.96%) JMS
11 39 (10.43%) Spring MVC
12 36 (9.63%) jQuery
13 29 (7.75%) JSP
14 26 (6.95%) JSON
15 25 (6.68%) Spring Integration
16 24 (6.42%) SOAP
17 23 (6.15%) JDBC
18 22 (5.88%) Middleware
18 22 (5.88%) HTML5
19 20 (5.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 54 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (10.43%) Open Source
4 38 (10.16%) Mathematics
5 33 (8.82%) Physics
6 27 (7.22%) Market Risk
7 26 (6.95%) Grid Computing
8 16 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.87%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.87%) User Experience
9 7 (1.87%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.60%) iPad
11 5 (1.34%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.34%) Derivative
12 4 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.07%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 90 (24.06%) Linux
2 36 (9.63%) UNIX
3 15 (4.01%) Windows
3 15 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.74%) AIX
4 14 (3.74%) Android
5 12 (3.21%) Debian
5 12 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Fedora
6 3 (0.80%) CentOS
6 3 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (26.74%) OO
3 89 (23.80%) TDD
4 59 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (14.71%) OOD
6 46 (12.30%) Scrum
6 46 (12.30%) Software Engineering
7 43 (11.50%) Automated Testing
8 42 (11.23%) MVC
9 41 (10.96%) Unit Testing
10 35 (9.36%) SOA
11 29 (7.75%) Dependency Injection
12 26 (6.95%) BDD
12 26 (6.95%) Analytics
13 25 (6.68%) Web Development
13 25 (6.68%) Risk Management
14 23 (6.15%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.61%) Technical Analysis
15 21 (5.61%) Multithreading
16 20 (5.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 374 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (34.22%) SQL
3 83 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 40 (10.70%) C++
5 35 (9.36%) Python
6 29 (7.75%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.95%) Perl
8 13 (3.48%) C#
9 12 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.41%) PHP
11 8 (2.14%) Scala
12 6 (1.60%) Ruby
13 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.80%) Groovy
14 2 (0.53%) Clojure
14 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.27%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Korn
15 1 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (21.66%) Degree
2 8 (2.14%) PhD
3 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) GIAC
6 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Puppet
1 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 120 (32.09%) Oracle
2 21 (5.61%) IBM
3 16 (4.28%) Sybase
4 4 (1.07%) Perforce
4 4 (1.07%) Informatica
5 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.80%) Talend
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.80%) Dell
6 2 (0.53%) StreamBase
6 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.27%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.27%) Twitter
7 1 (0.27%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) Sun
7 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos
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