The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 168 148 143
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 3 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.080% 0.16% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.17% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 17
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £27,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
Java Programmer
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Java Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Programmer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -11 1 £34,000 -24.44%
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Java Programmer
UK

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) SOAP
6 5 (38.46%) UNIX
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Apache Axis
7 4 (30.77%) GWT
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Vaadin
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Maven
7 4 (30.77%) Ant
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) REST
8 3 (23.08%) System Testing

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Axis
4 4 (30.77%) GWT
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) Vaadin
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) JSP
7 1 (7.69%) Servlets
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware