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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 588 669 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.26% 17.99% 20.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.89% 33.75% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 312 383 426
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £55,500
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
1594 1982 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.49% 53.31% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1290 1127
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 300 £47,500 +13.09% 36
Edinburgh +4 228 £41,500 +3.10% 41
Dundee +4 27 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Stirling -4 16 £28,000 -39.13%
West Lothian -2 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Aberdeen +11 5 £32,500 -26.55% 1
Fife 0 5 £38,000 -7.87% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 541 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (35.05%) Spring
3 383 (34.50%) Finance
4 330 (29.73%) Oracle
5 317 (28.56%) SQL
6 305 (27.48%) Web Services
7 285 (25.68%) Hibernate
8 282 (25.41%) JavaScript
9 280 (25.23%) Linux
10 271 (24.41%) Relational Database
11 266 (23.96%) HTML
12 233 (20.99%) OO
13 223 (20.09%) XML
14 218 (19.64%) Banking
15 201 (18.11%) Software Engineering
16 198 (17.84%) TDD
17 197 (17.75%) Degree
18 196 (17.66%) CSS
18 196 (17.66%) J2EE
19 190 (17.12%) UNIX
20 171 (15.41%) Scrum
20 171 (15.41%) SDLC
21 156 (14.05%) Maven
22 153 (13.78%) Tomcat
23 151 (13.60%) RDBMS
24 148 (13.33%) Python
25 142 (12.79%) .NET
25 142 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
26 138 (12.43%) Apache
27 127 (11.44%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 153 (13.78%) Tomcat
2 138 (12.43%) Apache
3 124 (11.17%) JBoss
4 64 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 38 (3.42%) WebLogic
6 35 (3.15%) CMS
7 32 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 29 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
9 22 (1.98%) Mule
10 15 (1.35%) SAS
11 13 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 13 (1.17%) IIS
11 13 (1.17%) Alfresco
12 12 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.99%) FileNet
14 9 (0.81%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.72%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.72%) Mule ESB
16 7 (0.63%) Node.js
16 7 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.90%) MS Office
3 9 (0.81%) SPSS
4 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.27%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.27%) PRMS
4 3 (0.27%) Global One
4 3 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.090%) assyst
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.36%) SaaS
6 4 (0.36%) GitHub
7 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.87%) Internet
2 15 (1.35%) CTI
3 13 (1.17%) HTTP
4 9 (0.81%) LDAP
5 8 (0.72%) SAN
5 8 (0.72%) Firewall
6 7 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.63%) SSL
7 6 (0.54%) DNS
8 4 (0.36%) WAN
9 3 (0.27%) LAN
9 3 (0.27%) SNMP
10 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.18%) DHCP
10 2 (0.18%) Wireless
10 2 (0.18%) VLAN
11 1 (0.090%) NFC
11 1 (0.090%) NAS
11 1 (0.090%) InfiniBand
11 1 (0.090%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (24.41%) Relational Database
2 151 (13.60%) RDBMS
3 118 (10.63%) SQL Server
4 115 (10.36%) MySQL
5 82 (7.39%) Oracle Database
6 63 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (4.50%) NoSQL
8 49 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 42 (3.78%) MongoDB
9 42 (3.78%) Big Data
10 34 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.89%) DB2
13 18 (1.62%) OLAP
14 16 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.17%) Pentaho
17 12 (1.08%) DataStage
18 11 (0.99%) Apache Hive
19 10 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 156 (14.05%) Maven
2 113 (10.18%) JUnit
3 79 (7.12%) Git (software)
4 73 (6.58%) Jenkins
5 64 (5.77%) Subversion
6 60 (5.41%) Ant
7 58 (5.23%) Eclipse
8 47 (4.23%) Selenium
9 32 (2.88%) JIRA
10 24 (2.16%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.07%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.62%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.44%) Mockito
14 15 (1.35%) EasyMock
15 13 (1.17%) Artifactory
16 12 (1.08%) GitLab
16 12 (1.08%) Flash Builder
17 11 (0.99%) WebDriver
18 10 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 383 (34.50%) Finance
2 218 (19.64%) Banking
3 56 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.42%) Retail
6 36 (3.24%) Games
7 23 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.53%) Legal
9 16 (1.44%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.35%) Front Office
11 9 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.72%) Marketing
13 5 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Advertising
15 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
17 1 (0.090%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.090%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 634 (57.12%) Developer
2 365 (32.88%) Java Developer
3 129 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 96 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (7.93%) Software Engineer
6 72 (6.49%) Analyst
7 58 (5.23%) Software Developer
8 37 (3.33%) AWS Developer
9 36 (3.24%) Lead Developer
10 35 (3.15%) Graduate
11 33 (2.97%) Technical Leader
12 32 (2.88%) Architect
13 31 (2.79%) Designer
14 29 (2.61%) Applications Developer
14 29 (2.61%) Consultant
15 25 (2.25%) Development Manager
15 25 (2.25%) Graduate Developer
16 24 (2.16%) Web Developer
17 22 (1.98%) Junior
17 22 (1.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (35.05%) Spring
2 305 (27.48%) Web Services
3 285 (25.68%) Hibernate
4 266 (23.96%) HTML
5 223 (20.09%) XML
6 196 (17.66%) J2EE
6 196 (17.66%) CSS
7 142 (12.79%) .NET
8 118 (10.63%) JMS
9 106 (9.55%) Java EE
9 106 (9.55%) RESTful
10 101 (9.10%) jQuery
11 98 (8.83%) HTML5
12 85 (7.66%) SOAP
13 84 (7.57%) Servlets
14 80 (7.21%) JSP
14 80 (7.21%) JPA
15 77 (6.94%) Middleware
16 48 (4.32%) JSON
17 45 (4.05%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 75 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 52 (4.68%) Mathematics
5 38 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.25%) User Experience
6 25 (2.25%) Physics
7 19 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.53%) Derivative
9 15 (1.35%) GIS
10 12 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.90%) Equities
11 10 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.90%) SWIFT
12 8 (0.72%) iPad
13 7 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 280 (25.23%) Linux
2 190 (17.12%) UNIX
3 83 (7.48%) Windows
4 82 (7.39%) Android
5 55 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.52%) Debian
8 12 (1.08%) Solaris
9 10 (0.90%) AIX
10 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.27%) CentOS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.090%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (20.99%) OO
3 201 (18.11%) Software Engineering
4 198 (17.84%) TDD
5 171 (15.41%) Scrum
5 171 (15.41%) SDLC
6 142 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
7 124 (11.17%) Open Source
8 100 (9.01%) Unit Testing
9 89 (8.02%) SOA
10 87 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 85 (7.66%) MVC
12 56 (5.05%) Project Management
13 53 (4.77%) BDD
14 51 (4.59%) Automated Testing
15 49 (4.41%) OOD
16 47 (4.23%) Content Management
17 46 (4.14%) Web Development
17 46 (4.14%) Waterfall
18 42 (3.78%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 317 (28.56%) SQL
2 282 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 148 (13.33%) Python
4 127 (11.44%) C#
5 126 (11.35%) C++
6 115 (10.36%) Perl
7 84 (7.57%) PL/SQL
8 79 (7.12%) Shell Script
9 65 (5.86%) PHP
10 63 (5.68%) Ruby
11 44 (3.96%) C
12 43 (3.87%) Bash Shell
13 23 (2.07%) AspectJ
14 21 (1.89%) VB
15 20 (1.80%) Scala
16 15 (1.35%) R
17 11 (0.99%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.90%) Korn
19 8 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 197 (17.75%) Degree
2 14 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.81%) PhD
4 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.090%) RHCE
5 1 (0.090%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.090%) MCSE
5 1 (0.090%) PMP
5 1 (0.090%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.090%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.090%) ISEB
5 1 (0.090%) CISSP
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.67%) QA
2 14 (1.26%) SLA
3 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.090%) EMIR
4 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.72%) Docker
4 7 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.090%) HDFS
6 1 (0.090%) GPFS
6 1 (0.090%) Xen
6 1 (0.090%) Firmware
6 1 (0.090%) RACF
Systems Management
1 44 (3.96%) Puppet
2 40 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.16%) Nagios
4 12 (1.08%) Graphite
5 10 (0.90%) Control-M
6 6 (0.54%) Munin
6 6 (0.54%) Opsview
7 5 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.36%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.27%) Foglight
10 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.18%) MOM
11 1 (0.090%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.090%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.090%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.090%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.090%) Ansible
Vendors
1 330 (29.73%) Oracle
2 71 (6.40%) Sybase
3 46 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 34 (3.06%) IBM
5 25 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 16 (1.44%) Cognos
6 16 (1.44%) VMware
7 15 (1.35%) Informatica
8 14 (1.26%) Alterian
9 13 (1.17%) Splunk
10 12 (1.08%) F5
11 9 (0.81%) Vertica
11 9 (0.81%) Talend
12 8 (0.72%) Google
12 8 (0.72%) Fundtech
12 8 (0.72%) Cisco
13 7 (0.63%) Greenplum
14 6 (0.54%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.54%) Netezza
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