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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 35 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 187 297 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.91% 7.35% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 7.73% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 126 185 139
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
2973 3840 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 94.98% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 2506 1717
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,138
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -6 86 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Glasgow -17 77 £46,250 +1.09% 4
Stirling +4 12 £50,000 +16.27%
Dundee +4 6 £41,250 +3.12% 4
South Lanarkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 347 (100.00%) Java
2 191 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (54.76%) Spring
4 138 (39.77%) Hibernate
5 122 (35.16%) Finance
6 120 (34.58%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (31.99%) Oracle
8 108 (31.12%) TDD
9 107 (30.84%) Relational Database
10 102 (29.39%) Web Services
11 83 (23.92%) Linux
12 76 (21.90%) JavaScript
13 73 (21.04%) JBoss
14 72 (20.75%) HTML
15 71 (20.46%) OO
16 70 (20.17%) Maven
17 68 (19.60%) SQL
18 65 (18.73%) Banking
19 58 (16.71%) XML
20 56 (16.14%) MVC
20 56 (16.14%) Middleware
20 56 (16.14%) Java EE
21 53 (15.27%) JMS
22 52 (14.99%) Eclipse
23 47 (13.54%) RDBMS
24 46 (13.26%) JPA
24 46 (13.26%) Degree
25 45 (12.97%) RESTful
26 44 (12.68%) J2EE
27 43 (12.39%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 73 (21.04%) JBoss
2 29 (8.36%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.46%) Apache
5 11 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.59%) Mule
7 6 (1.73%) Liferay
7 6 (1.73%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.73%) SugarCRM
8 5 (1.44%) CMS
9 4 (1.15%) SAS
10 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.86%) Drupal
10 3 (0.86%) Node.js
10 3 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.58%) GemFire
11 2 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.65%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) RFID
3 1 (0.29%) NFC
3 1 (0.29%) LDAP
3 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (30.84%) Relational Database
2 47 (13.54%) RDBMS
3 34 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 33 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (8.93%) Oracle Database
6 19 (5.48%) MySQL
7 17 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.90%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.17%) DataStage
8 11 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.59%) Big Data
9 9 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.31%) Pentaho
11 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.73%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.73%) Datomic
13 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.86%) DB2
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (20.17%) Maven
2 52 (14.99%) Eclipse
3 32 (9.22%) JUnit
4 31 (8.93%) Subversion
5 19 (5.48%) Git (software)
6 17 (4.90%) Ant
7 11 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.31%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (2.02%) Mockito
10 6 (1.73%) JIRA
11 5 (1.44%) Flash Builder
12 4 (1.15%) Selenium
12 4 (1.15%) Log4j
12 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.15%) Hudson
12 4 (1.15%) EasyMock
13 3 (0.86%) TestNG
14 2 (0.58%) FishEye
14 2 (0.58%) Gradle
15 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
General
1 122 (35.16%) Finance
2 65 (18.73%) Banking
3 34 (9.80%) Games
4 30 (8.65%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.03%) Front Office
7 8 (2.31%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.31%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.73%) Retail
9 5 (1.44%) Legal
10 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.15%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.86%) Marketing
11 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.86%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (54.76%) Spring
2 138 (39.77%) Hibernate
3 102 (29.39%) Web Services
4 72 (20.75%) HTML
5 58 (16.71%) XML
6 56 (16.14%) Middleware
6 56 (16.14%) Java EE
7 53 (15.27%) JMS
8 46 (13.26%) JPA
9 45 (12.97%) RESTful
10 44 (12.68%) J2EE
11 43 (12.39%) CSS
12 39 (11.24%) JDBC
12 39 (11.24%) jQuery
13 36 (10.37%) EJB
14 30 (8.65%) WSDL
15 29 (8.36%) XML Schema
15 29 (8.36%) TopLink
15 29 (8.36%) XSD
16 28 (8.07%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.48%) Open Source
5 12 (3.46%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.31%) Xbox
7 8 (2.31%) User Experience
8 7 (2.02%) Physics
9 6 (1.73%) Derivative
9 6 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.73%) Semantic Web
9 6 (1.73%) Social Media
9 6 (1.73%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.44%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.15%) Equities
11 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.15%) GIS
12 3 (0.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.92%) Linux
2 37 (10.66%) UNIX
3 14 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.46%) Android
5 9 (2.59%) Windows
6 6 (1.73%) Debian
6 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (34.58%) Continuous Integration
3 108 (31.12%) TDD
4 71 (20.46%) OO
5 56 (16.14%) MVC
6 43 (12.39%) OOD
7 39 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 35 (10.09%) Scrum
9 30 (8.65%) RUP
10 29 (8.36%) Unified Process
10 29 (8.36%) Use Case
11 25 (7.20%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.34%) Content Management
13 20 (5.76%) E-Commerce
13 20 (5.76%) People Management
14 17 (4.90%) Automated Testing
15 15 (4.32%) SOA
15 15 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (4.03%) Multithreading
17 13 (3.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 347 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (21.90%) JavaScript
3 68 (19.60%) SQL
4 30 (8.65%) Python
5 29 (8.36%) AspectJ
6 20 (5.76%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.19%) C++
7 18 (5.19%) Perl
7 18 (5.19%) PHP
8 14 (4.03%) Ruby
9 13 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.88%) C#
11 8 (2.31%) C
12 6 (1.73%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.73%) Clojure
13 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.58%) Groovy
14 2 (0.58%) Scala
15 1 (0.29%) Korn
15 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (13.26%) Degree
2 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.29%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) MOM
1 2 (0.58%) Puppet
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 111 (31.99%) Oracle
2 17 (4.90%) IBM
3 8 (2.31%) Informatica
3 8 (2.31%) Talend
4 6 (1.73%) Sybase
5 4 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (0.29%) Sun
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.29%) Alterian
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