The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 555 688 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.48% 17.05% 23.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.49% 33.68% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 331 422 396
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,259 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1657 2043 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.19% 50.62% 57.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1389 1067
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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
Glasgow -3 250 £48,500 +7.77% 23
Edinburgh +1 205 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Stirling +14 58 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Dundee -4 13 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Aberdeen -2 7 £32,500 -24.85%
Fife +4 3 £28,500 -36.66% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Highlands - 2 £53,750 -
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £29,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 486 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (35.72%) Finance
3 323 (30.05%) Spring
4 308 (28.65%) Oracle
5 302 (28.09%) JavaScript
6 284 (26.42%) Web Services
7 267 (24.84%) SQL
8 252 (23.44%) Hibernate
9 236 (21.95%) Linux
10 226 (21.02%) Banking
10 226 (21.02%) Degree
11 219 (20.37%) Relational Database
12 200 (18.60%) OO
13 197 (18.33%) Python
14 184 (17.12%) TDD
15 183 (17.02%) Software Engineering
16 174 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
17 172 (16.00%) HTML
18 171 (15.91%) UNIX
19 160 (14.88%) Scrum
20 133 (12.37%) CSS
20 133 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
21 131 (12.19%) XML
22 128 (11.91%) JBoss
23 125 (11.63%) C#
23 125 (11.63%) .NET
24 121 (11.26%) J2EE
25 120 (11.16%) C++
26 114 (10.60%) RDBMS
27 108 (10.05%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 128 (11.91%) JBoss
2 82 (7.63%) Tomcat
3 61 (5.67%) Apache
4 57 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 26 (2.42%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.14%) CMS
7 21 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.49%) Mule
9 13 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.12%) Liferay
10 12 (1.12%) FileNet
11 9 (0.84%) SAS
11 9 (0.84%) Node.js
12 7 (0.65%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.65%) Drupal
13 6 (0.56%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.56%) SugarCRM
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.56%) IIS
13 6 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) assyst
2 5 (0.47%) Global One
2 5 (0.47%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.37%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.37%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.37%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.37%) SAP LE
3 4 (0.37%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.093%) Endur
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 133 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.49%) SaaS
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.19%) Route 53
6 1 (0.093%) GitHub
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.95%) Internet
2 16 (1.49%) Firewall
3 10 (0.93%) DMZ
4 5 (0.47%) DNS
5 4 (0.37%) SAN
5 4 (0.37%) HTTP
6 3 (0.28%) Intranet
7 2 (0.19%) SNMP
7 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.19%) LDAP
7 2 (0.19%) LAN
7 2 (0.19%) WAN
7 2 (0.19%) CTI
7 2 (0.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.093%) NFC
8 1 (0.093%) NAS
8 1 (0.093%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.093%) RFID
8 1 (0.093%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (20.37%) Relational Database
2 114 (10.60%) RDBMS
3 108 (10.05%) SQL Server
4 60 (5.58%) Oracle Database
5 55 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (4.74%) MySQL
7 36 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 29 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 24 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.05%) DataStage
11 21 (1.95%) Big Data
12 20 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.40%) Pentaho
15 13 (1.21%) DB2
16 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
17 11 (1.02%) QlikView
17 11 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 102 (9.49%) Maven
2 72 (6.70%) JUnit
3 67 (6.23%) Eclipse
4 65 (6.05%) Subversion
5 49 (4.56%) Jenkins
6 48 (4.47%) Git (software)
7 38 (3.53%) Ant
8 29 (2.70%) Selenium
9 27 (2.51%) JIRA
10 18 (1.67%) Mockito
11 14 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
12 12 (1.12%) LoadRunner
13 11 (1.02%) TestNG
14 10 (0.93%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.84%) Hudson
15 9 (0.84%) FishEye
15 9 (0.84%) Gradle
16 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
18 5 (0.47%) EasyMock
General
1 384 (35.72%) Finance
2 226 (21.02%) Banking
3 76 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.30%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.00%) Games
6 34 (3.16%) Retail
7 16 (1.49%) Private Banking
8 15 (1.40%) Front Office
9 12 (1.12%) Legal
10 10 (0.93%) Advertising
11 9 (0.84%) Back Office
12 8 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.74%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.56%) Marketing
13 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.28%) Automotive
17 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 606 (56.37%) Developer
2 345 (32.09%) Java Developer
3 135 (12.56%) Senior Developer
4 103 (9.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 99 (9.21%) Software Engineer
6 77 (7.16%) Analyst
7 69 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 67 (6.23%) Architect
9 39 (3.63%) Consultant
10 31 (2.88%) Project Manager
11 30 (2.79%) AWS Developer
12 27 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (2.33%) Lead Developer
13 25 (2.33%) QA Engineer
13 25 (2.33%) Java Architect
14 24 (2.23%) Business Analyst
15 23 (2.14%) Graduate
15 23 (2.14%) Junior
15 23 (2.14%) Technical Manager
16 22 (2.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (30.05%) Spring
2 284 (26.42%) Web Services
3 252 (23.44%) Hibernate
4 172 (16.00%) HTML
5 133 (12.37%) CSS
6 131 (12.19%) XML
7 125 (11.63%) .NET
8 121 (11.26%) J2EE
9 93 (8.65%) Middleware
10 85 (7.91%) jQuery
11 79 (7.35%) JMS
12 77 (7.16%) Java EE
13 72 (6.70%) JPA
14 71 (6.60%) RESTful
15 69 (6.42%) HTML5
16 60 (5.58%) JSP
17 51 (4.74%) Servlets
18 50 (4.65%) Struts
19 49 (4.56%) SOAP
19 49 (4.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 82 (7.63%) Open Source
3 76 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (6.70%) Mobile App
5 31 (2.88%) User Experience
6 26 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 25 (2.33%) Derivative
8 24 (2.23%) Physics
9 21 (1.95%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.86%) Social Media
11 19 (1.77%) Equities
12 17 (1.58%) GIS
13 15 (1.40%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.12%) Xbox
15 9 (0.84%) Semantic Web
15 9 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (0.56%) Market Risk
16 6 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 236 (21.95%) Linux
2 171 (15.91%) UNIX
3 79 (7.35%) Android
4 63 (5.86%) Windows
5 61 (5.67%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.84%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.74%) Debian
9 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.65%) Solaris
10 3 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.28%) AIX
11 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.093%) zOS
12 1 (0.093%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (18.60%) OO
3 184 (17.12%) TDD
4 183 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 174 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
6 160 (14.88%) Scrum
7 107 (9.95%) MVC
8 78 (7.26%) SOA
9 63 (5.86%) Unit Testing
10 60 (5.58%) OOD
11 54 (5.02%) Mentoring
12 48 (4.47%) Android Development
13 46 (4.28%) Project Management
14 44 (4.09%) OOP
15 41 (3.81%) Analytics
16 40 (3.72%) Configuration Management
17 38 (3.53%) Waterfall
17 38 (3.53%) Multithreading
18 34 (3.16%) Automated Testing
18 34 (3.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 302 (28.09%) JavaScript
2 267 (24.84%) SQL
3 197 (18.33%) Python
4 125 (11.63%) C#
5 120 (11.16%) C++
6 79 (7.35%) PL/SQL
7 69 (6.42%) Perl
8 59 (5.49%) Ruby
9 56 (5.21%) Shell Script
10 54 (5.02%) PHP
11 49 (4.56%) C
12 29 (2.70%) AspectJ
13 28 (2.60%) VB
14 26 (2.42%) VBA
15 20 (1.86%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.21%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.02%) Clojure
18 11 (1.02%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 226 (21.02%) Degree
2 13 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.65%) PhD
5 4 (0.37%) ISEB
6 2 (0.19%) CISSP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.093%) PMP
7 1 (0.093%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.093%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.093%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.49%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) SLA
2 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.47%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.37%) RACF
4 3 (0.28%) Docker
4 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.093%) Firmware
5 1 (0.093%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 52 (4.84%) Puppet
2 49 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.23%) Nagios
4 17 (1.58%) Munin
4 17 (1.58%) Graphite
5 6 (0.56%) Control-M
6 5 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.28%) MOM
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.28%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.093%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.093%) Ansible
9 1 (0.093%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.093%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.093%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.093%) SCCM
9 1 (0.093%) SCOM
Vendors
1 308 (28.65%) Oracle
2 50 (4.65%) Sybase
3 39 (3.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.79%) IBM
5 16 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.40%) Business Objects
7 14 (1.30%) Talend
8 13 (1.21%) SAP
8 13 (1.21%) HP
9 12 (1.12%) Cognos
10 11 (1.02%) Tableau
11 10 (0.93%) Informatica
11 10 (0.93%) Misys
12 9 (0.84%) VMware
12 9 (0.84%) Apple
13 8 (0.74%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.74%) Google
13 8 (0.74%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.65%) Splunk
14 7 (0.65%) Lotus
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