The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 738 741 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.76% 22.52% 14.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.72% 39.95% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 451 488 350
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2066 1855 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.31% 56.37% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1234 1181
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
UK

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Java Salary Trend in Scotland

Java
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Java Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -2 378 £43,250 +1.76% 59
Edinburgh +1 270 £40,000 - 32
Stirling +4 27 £45,000 +28.57%
Aberdeen -1 21 £45,000 +14.64% 3
Dundee +1 16 £37,500 -8.52%
Fife -1 8 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Lothian +12 7 £47,500 - 3
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 416 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 414 (29.49%) Spring
3 403 (28.70%) SQL
4 371 (26.42%) HTML
5 369 (26.28%) Finance
6 365 (26.00%) OO
7 349 (24.86%) Oracle
8 348 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
9 342 (24.36%) Hibernate
10 328 (23.36%) Degree
11 277 (19.73%) Linux
12 269 (19.16%) CSS
13 257 (18.30%) XML
13 257 (18.30%) C++
14 244 (17.38%) Python
15 224 (15.95%) UNIX
16 223 (15.88%) Software Engineering
17 217 (15.46%) Web Services
17 217 (15.46%) Computer Science
18 210 (14.96%) Relational Database
19 202 (14.39%) C#
20 195 (13.89%) Open Source
21 194 (13.82%) Banking
22 189 (13.46%) J2EE
23 186 (13.25%) JBoss
24 173 (12.32%) Scrum
25 172 (12.25%) jQuery
26 170 (12.11%) SOA
27 153 (10.90%) .NET
27 153 (10.90%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 99 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 86 (6.13%) WebSphere
3 67 (4.77%) Apache
4 65 (4.63%) WebLogic
5 52 (3.70%) Alfresco
6 47 (3.35%) Node.js
7 45 (3.21%) Drupal
8 23 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (1.57%) SugarCRM
9 22 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.50%) CMS
11 15 (1.07%) NetWeaver
12 14 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (0.78%) Mule
14 10 (0.71%) GemFire
14 10 (0.71%) SAP Portal
15 9 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
15 9 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.43%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.42%) MS Office
3 8 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.57%) GIMP
4 3 (0.21%) MS Project
4 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.071%) Agresso
7 1 (0.071%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.071%) Endur
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (1.28%) SaaS
3 12 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.50%) Heroku
5 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
5 7 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.21%) GitHub
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 1 (0.071%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.92%) Internet
2 36 (2.56%) HTTP
3 22 (1.57%) LDAP
4 12 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.57%) PuTTY
6 7 (0.50%) Firewall
7 6 (0.43%) SSL
8 4 (0.28%) DMZ
9 3 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.21%) ATM
10 2 (0.14%) Intranet
10 2 (0.14%) LAN
10 2 (0.14%) VoIP
10 2 (0.14%) WAN
10 2 (0.14%) SMTP
10 2 (0.14%) DNS
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.071%) Network Security
11 1 (0.071%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (14.96%) Relational Database
2 131 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 130 (9.26%) RDBMS
4 119 (8.48%) Oracle Database
5 90 (6.41%) MySQL
6 74 (5.27%) NoSQL
7 67 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 61 (4.34%) Big Data
9 58 (4.13%) MongoDB
10 46 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (2.64%) Pentaho
12 30 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
15 19 (1.35%) KDB
15 19 (1.35%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.93%) DB2
18 12 (0.85%) SAP BW
19 10 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 128 (9.12%) Maven
2 125 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 118 (8.40%) JUnit
4 85 (6.05%) Subversion
5 84 (5.98%) Selenium
6 68 (4.84%) Ant
7 65 (4.63%) Eclipse
8 51 (3.63%) Git (software)
9 35 (2.49%) JIRA
10 34 (2.42%) Artifactory
11 23 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.64%) LoadRunner
12 22 (1.57%) EasyMock
13 21 (1.50%) TestNG
13 21 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
14 19 (1.35%) Jasmine
14 19 (1.35%) Hudson
15 9 (0.64%) NWDI
15 9 (0.64%) Trac
16 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 369 (26.28%) Finance
2 194 (13.82%) Banking
3 100 (7.12%) Investment Banking
4 70 (4.99%) Games
5 64 (4.56%) Front Office
6 48 (3.42%) Financial Institution
7 42 (2.99%) Back Office
8 19 (1.35%) Advertising
9 18 (1.28%) Retail
10 17 (1.21%) Marketing
11 15 (1.07%) Aerospace
12 14 (1.00%) Legal
12 14 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.93%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.85%) French Language
15 8 (0.57%) Automotive
16 6 (0.43%) German Language
17 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.21%) Local Government
18 3 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 1004 (71.51%) Developer
2 534 (38.03%) Java Developer
3 210 (14.96%) Senior Developer
4 165 (11.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 138 (9.83%) Software Developer
6 124 (8.83%) Software Engineer
7 64 (4.56%) Analyst
8 61 (4.34%) Lead Developer
9 49 (3.49%) Programmer
10 47 (3.35%) Junior
11 42 (2.99%) Junior Developer
12 41 (2.92%) Web Developer
13 36 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
14 29 (2.07%) Architect
14 29 (2.07%) Junior Java Developer
15 28 (1.99%) C++ Developer
16 27 (1.92%) Java Software Engineer
17 26 (1.85%) Java Software Developer
18 25 (1.78%) Senior Software Engineer
18 25 (1.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (29.49%) Spring
2 371 (26.42%) HTML
3 342 (24.36%) Hibernate
4 269 (19.16%) CSS
5 257 (18.30%) XML
6 217 (15.46%) Web Services
7 189 (13.46%) J2EE
8 172 (12.25%) jQuery
9 153 (10.90%) .NET
10 119 (8.48%) HTML5
11 110 (7.83%) Java EE
12 102 (7.26%) JSON
13 87 (6.20%) SOAP
14 83 (5.91%) XSLT
15 81 (5.77%) Middleware
16 80 (5.70%) RESTful
17 74 (5.27%) JMS
18 70 (4.99%) JSF
19 68 (4.84%) Ajax
20 64 (4.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 217 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 195 (13.89%) Open Source
3 128 (9.12%) Mathematics
4 99 (7.05%) Physics
5 66 (4.70%) Grid Computing
6 63 (4.49%) Market Risk
7 61 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 51 (3.63%) Derivative
9 39 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.99%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.78%) Data Integration
12 24 (1.71%) N-Tier
12 24 (1.71%) Equities
13 22 (1.57%) GIS
14 21 (1.50%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.35%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
17 14 (1.00%) Clustering
18 12 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
19 11 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 277 (19.73%) Linux
2 224 (15.95%) UNIX
3 89 (6.34%) Windows
4 49 (3.49%) Android
5 44 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.64%) AIX
9 16 (1.14%) Solaris
10 9 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.64%) Debian
11 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.21%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.071%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.071%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.071%) MVS
14 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (26.00%) OO
2 348 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (15.88%) Software Engineering
4 173 (12.32%) Scrum
5 170 (12.11%) SOA
6 153 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (10.19%) TDD
8 116 (8.26%) Unit Testing
9 114 (8.12%) Multithreading
10 110 (7.83%) OOP
11 87 (6.20%) MVC
12 85 (6.05%) Automated Testing
13 80 (5.70%) Web Development
14 73 (5.20%) OOD
14 73 (5.20%) BDD
15 71 (5.06%) Risk Management
16 70 (4.99%) Data Modelling
17 59 (4.20%) Document Management
18 54 (3.85%) Workflow
19 51 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 416 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 403 (28.70%) SQL
3 257 (18.30%) C++
4 244 (17.38%) Python
5 202 (14.39%) C#
6 119 (8.48%) PL/SQL
7 107 (7.62%) Perl
8 102 (7.26%) PHP
9 98 (6.98%) Ruby
10 60 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 58 (4.13%) Scala
12 47 (3.35%) Jython
13 31 (2.21%) C
14 25 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.28%) XQuery
16 16 (1.14%) VB
16 16 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 15 (1.07%) Groovy
17 15 (1.07%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 328 (23.36%) Degree
2 32 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.14%) PhD
4 18 (1.28%) Postgraduate
5 12 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.21%) RHCE
7 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.071%) HNC
9 1 (0.071%) HND
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.071%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.071%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.06%) QA
2 16 (1.14%) SLA
3 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.071%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.50%) Docker
3 5 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (2.07%) Puppet
2 26 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 16 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.43%) Nagios
6 6 (0.43%) MOM
6 6 (0.43%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.36%) Capistrano
7 5 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.21%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.21%) Ansible
8 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.14%) Control-M
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Cacti
9 2 (0.14%) Munin
10 1 (0.071%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 349 (24.86%) Oracle
2 186 (13.25%) JBoss
3 87 (6.20%) Sybase
4 57 (4.06%) Microsoft
5 39 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 29 (2.07%) SAP
7 28 (1.99%) HP
8 23 (1.64%) Adobe
9 21 (1.50%) Talend
10 20 (1.42%) IBM
11 15 (1.07%) VMware
12 14 (1.00%) Google
13 13 (0.93%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.64%) Informatica
15 8 (0.57%) Cognos
16 7 (0.50%) Citrix
17 6 (0.43%) Twitter
17 6 (0.43%) StreamBase
17 6 (0.43%) Green Hat
17 6 (0.43%) Wall Street Systems
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday