The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 157 149 163
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.36% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.38% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 2
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £34,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Java Software Engineer
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
3411 2920 3064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.17% 94.56% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 1911 2096
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 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 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 8 £47,000 +34.28%
Edinburgh -14 1 £30,000 -31.42%
Java Software Engineer
UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
3 10 (47.62%) Open Source
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Big Data
4 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) N-Tier
6 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (33.33%) Games
6 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 7 (33.33%) Scala
6 7 (33.33%) Functional Programming
7 6 (28.57%) J2EE
7 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 5 (23.81%) Perl
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) CSS

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (14.29%) GemFire
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) Relational Database
2 9 (42.86%) Big Data
3 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (14.29%) KDB
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 7 (33.33%) Games
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
1 9 (42.86%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) Java EE
5 3 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (14.29%) JSP
5 3 (14.29%) Servlets
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) CGI
6 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Struts
7 1 (4.76%) Swing
7 1 (4.76%) JMS
7 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
7 1 (4.76%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 7 (33.33%) Clustering
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Equities
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
5 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
3 7 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Memory Management
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Scala
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) StreamBase
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss