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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 37 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 177 267 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.83% 6.81% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 7.18% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 112 174 149
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,650 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +6.25%
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
2831 3721 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.22% 94.88% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2441 1831
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh +8 77 £40,000 - 18
Glasgow -23 67 £47,500 -11.62% 9
Stirling -2 14 £50,000 +14.94%
Dundee - 13 £45,000 - 5
West Lothian +1 3 £37,500 -
Fife - 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Java
2 205 (57.26%) Spring
3 182 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (43.85%) Hibernate
5 111 (31.01%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (30.73%) Finance
7 107 (29.89%) Web Services
8 105 (29.33%) Relational Database
9 100 (27.93%) TDD
10 97 (27.09%) Oracle
11 95 (26.54%) Linux
12 86 (24.02%) Maven
13 85 (23.74%) JavaScript
13 85 (23.74%) HTML
14 78 (21.79%) XML
15 75 (20.95%) JBoss
16 68 (18.99%) Java EE
17 67 (18.72%) OO
17 67 (18.72%) J2EE
18 65 (18.16%) MVC
19 59 (16.48%) SQL
20 56 (15.64%) JPA
21 55 (15.36%) JMS
22 54 (15.08%) Eclipse
22 54 (15.08%) Banking
23 53 (14.80%) Middleware
23 53 (14.80%) UNIX
24 52 (14.53%) RESTful
25 51 (14.25%) Software Engineering
26 50 (13.97%) Degree

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 75 (20.95%) JBoss
2 34 (9.50%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.15%) Apache
4 15 (4.19%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.79%) Mule
5 10 (2.79%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.96%) CMS
7 6 (1.68%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.68%) SugarCRM
8 3 (0.84%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.84%) Node.js
9 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.56%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.56%) Liferay
9 2 (0.56%) Drupal
9 2 (0.56%) SAS
9 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) assyst
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) RFID
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (29.33%) Relational Database
2 48 (13.41%) RDBMS
3 45 (12.57%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (11.17%) MySQL
5 34 (9.50%) SQL Server
6 32 (8.94%) Oracle Database
7 30 (8.38%) NoSQL
8 25 (6.98%) MongoDB
9 16 (4.47%) Big Data
10 10 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.51%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.96%) DB2
12 7 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.68%) Datomic
13 6 (1.68%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.68%) DataStage
14 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (24.02%) Maven
2 54 (15.08%) Eclipse
3 33 (9.22%) JUnit
4 23 (6.42%) Subversion
4 23 (6.42%) Ant
5 20 (5.59%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.07%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.79%) Flash Builder
8 9 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (2.51%) Mockito
9 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.12%) TestNG
10 4 (1.12%) Selenium
11 3 (0.84%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.84%) EasyMock
11 3 (0.84%) Gradle
12 2 (0.56%) Hudson
12 2 (0.56%) HttpUnit
12 2 (0.56%) Log4j
12 2 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 110 (30.73%) Finance
2 54 (15.08%) Banking
3 34 (9.50%) Games
4 24 (6.70%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.35%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.79%) Front Office
7 10 (2.79%) Legal
8 6 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.12%) Retail
10 3 (0.84%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (57.26%) Spring
2 157 (43.85%) Hibernate
3 107 (29.89%) Web Services
4 85 (23.74%) HTML
5 78 (21.79%) XML
6 68 (18.99%) Java EE
7 67 (18.72%) J2EE
8 56 (15.64%) JPA
9 55 (15.36%) JMS
10 53 (14.80%) Middleware
11 52 (14.53%) RESTful
12 43 (12.01%) CSS
13 41 (11.45%) JDBC
14 38 (10.61%) jQuery
14 38 (10.61%) EJB
15 37 (10.34%) Servlets
16 34 (9.50%) HTML5
16 34 (9.50%) WSDL
17 33 (9.22%) XML Schema
17 33 (9.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.17%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.70%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.91%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.07%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.23%) User Experience
8 7 (1.96%) Physics
9 6 (1.68%) Social Media
9 6 (1.68%) Semantic Web
9 6 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.40%) Derivative
10 5 (1.40%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.40%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.40%) RIA
10 5 (1.40%) Xbox
11 4 (1.12%) Equities
11 4 (1.12%) GIS
12 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 95 (26.54%) Linux
2 53 (14.80%) UNIX
3 15 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.63%) Windows
4 13 (3.63%) Android
5 11 (3.07%) Debian
5 11 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.01%) Continuous Integration
3 100 (27.93%) TDD
4 67 (18.72%) OO
5 65 (18.16%) MVC
6 51 (14.25%) Software Engineering
7 41 (11.45%) SDLC
8 34 (9.50%) RUP
9 33 (9.22%) OOD
9 33 (9.22%) Use Case
9 33 (9.22%) Scrum
9 33 (9.22%) Unified Process
10 30 (8.38%) Content Management
10 30 (8.38%) Unit Testing
11 24 (6.70%) People Management
12 21 (5.87%) E-Commerce
12 21 (5.87%) Open Source
13 18 (5.03%) Multithreading
13 18 (5.03%) Automated Testing
14 17 (4.75%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 358 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (23.74%) JavaScript
3 59 (16.48%) SQL
4 33 (9.22%) AspectJ
5 26 (7.26%) Perl
5 26 (7.26%) Python
6 22 (6.15%) C++
7 21 (5.87%) PHP
8 18 (5.03%) PL/SQL
8 18 (5.03%) Ruby
9 12 (3.35%) C
10 9 (2.51%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.51%) C#
11 7 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.68%) Clojure
13 4 (1.12%) Scala
14 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.28%) Korn
15 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (13.97%) Degree
2 6 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (27.09%) Oracle
2 10 (2.79%) Sybase
3 9 (2.51%) Talend
4 8 (2.23%) IBM
5 6 (1.68%) Informatica
6 3 (0.84%) Adobe
7 2 (0.56%) Alterian
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.28%) Sun
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft
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