The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 505 570 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.61% 17.87% 19.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.01% 34.97% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 220 334 451
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +2.35%
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
1530 1630 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.37% 51.11% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1032 1372
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 333 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Edinburgh -9 132 £48,750 +21.87% 31
Aberdeen +5 7 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Stirling 0 6 £47,500 +46.15%
Fife -8 3 £35,000 -6.66%
West Lothian +5 1 - - 1
Dundee -11 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Java.

1 545 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (39.28%) Finance
3 322 (32.10%) SQL
4 289 (28.81%) Spring
5 265 (26.42%) HTML
5 265 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 262 (26.12%) OO
7 251 (25.02%) TDD
8 235 (23.43%) Degree
9 218 (21.73%) Oracle
10 217 (21.64%) Python
11 216 (21.54%) Linux
12 202 (20.14%) CSS
13 200 (19.94%) Scrum
14 190 (18.94%) Relational Database
15 186 (18.54%) Software Engineering
16 184 (18.34%) Unix
17 183 (18.25%) Hibernate
18 177 (17.65%) SDLC
19 170 (16.95%) C#
20 168 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
21 166 (16.55%) Maven
21 166 (16.55%) Banking
22 164 (16.35%) Unit Testing
23 160 (15.95%) Web Services
24 157 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
24 157 (15.65%) HTML5
25 148 (14.76%) BDD
26 140 (13.96%) REST
27 137 (13.66%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (8.87%) Tomcat
2 83 (8.28%) JBoss
3 35 (3.49%) Apache
4 31 (3.09%) Alfresco
5 28 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 25 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 23 (2.29%) Apache Spark
8 21 (2.09%) Apache Qpid
9 20 (1.99%) GemFire
10 17 (1.69%) CMS
11 16 (1.60%) NetWeaver
12 13 (1.30%) SAS
13 11 (1.10%) Mule
13 11 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (1.00%) Documentum
14 10 (1.00%) MQSeries
14 10 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (0.70%) nginx
15 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.40%) MS Office
3 4 (0.40%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.100%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) RMDS
1 6 (0.60%) Sonata
2 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.100%) Endur
4 1 (0.100%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.89%) PaaS
2 46 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.99%) IaaS
4 29 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 29 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (2.89%) Amazon S3
5 22 (2.19%) SaaS
6 18 (1.79%) GitHub
7 10 (1.00%) Google App Engine
7 10 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.00%) Google Compute Engine
7 10 (1.00%) Heroku
8 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.49%) Internet
2 21 (2.09%) HTTP
3 16 (1.60%) Firewall
4 10 (1.00%) AMQP
4 10 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (0.70%) LDAP
5 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.60%) MQTT
6 6 (0.60%) Multicast
7 4 (0.40%) DNS
7 4 (0.40%) SNMP
7 4 (0.40%) SSL
8 3 (0.30%) FTP
9 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.20%) LAN
9 2 (0.20%) VLAN
9 2 (0.20%) WAN
10 1 (0.100%) CTI
10 1 (0.100%) DHCP
10 1 (0.100%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (18.94%) Relational Database
2 122 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 117 (11.67%) RDBMS
4 73 (7.28%) NoSQL
5 61 (6.08%) Big Data
6 56 (5.58%) MongoDB
7 52 (5.18%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.19%) MySQL
9 35 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.89%) Oracle Database
11 26 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (1.60%) MarkLogic
15 14 (1.40%) DB2
16 13 (1.30%) Sybase ASE
17 12 (1.20%) Pentaho
18 11 (1.10%) Apache Hive
18 11 (1.10%) Impala
Development Applications
1 166 (16.55%) Maven
2 131 (13.06%) Jenkins
3 130 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 113 (11.27%) Subversion
5 97 (9.67%) Selenium
6 86 (8.57%) JUnit
7 76 (7.58%) Eclipse
8 61 (6.08%) JIRA
9 57 (5.68%) Cucumber
10 36 (3.59%) Ant
11 33 (3.29%) Artifactory
12 20 (1.99%) JBehave
12 20 (1.99%) Mockito
13 19 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
14 17 (1.69%) IntelliJ
15 15 (1.50%) TeamCity
16 14 (1.40%) FitNesse
16 14 (1.40%) gulp
17 13 (1.30%) WebDriver
18 12 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 394 (39.28%) Finance
2 166 (16.55%) Banking
3 61 (6.08%) Retail
4 41 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 34 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.29%) Games
7 18 (1.79%) Front Office
8 17 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.60%) Legal
10 14 (1.40%) Billing
10 14 (1.40%) Marketing
11 12 (1.20%) Back Office
12 10 (1.00%) Private Banking
13 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.60%) Electronics
14 6 (0.60%) German Language
14 6 (0.60%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.50%) Publishing
16 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 577 (57.53%) Developer
2 339 (33.80%) Java Developer
3 81 (8.08%) Software Engineer
4 74 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 72 (7.18%) Lead Developer
6 66 (6.58%) Architect
7 60 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 52 (5.18%) Lead Java Developer
9 44 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (3.99%) Software Developer
11 37 (3.69%) Applications Developer
12 36 (3.59%) Analyst
12 36 (3.59%) Python Developer
13 34 (3.39%) Web Developer
14 30 (2.99%) Java Engineer
15 29 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
16 27 (2.69%) Technical Leader
17 25 (2.49%) Java Software Engineer
17 25 (2.49%) Open Source Developer
17 25 (2.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (28.81%) Spring
2 265 (26.42%) HTML
3 202 (20.14%) CSS
4 183 (18.25%) Hibernate
5 160 (15.95%) Web Services
6 157 (15.65%) HTML5
7 140 (13.96%) REST
8 137 (13.66%) XML
9 134 (13.36%) JSON
10 127 (12.66%) .NET
11 105 (10.47%) J2EE
12 102 (10.17%) AngularJS
13 101 (10.07%) jQuery
14 98 (9.77%) CSS3
15 79 (7.88%) RESTful
16 77 (7.68%) JSP
17 73 (7.28%) JMS
18 65 (6.48%) SOAP
19 52 (5.18%) Middleware
20 40 (3.99%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 168 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 72 (7.18%) Derivative
4 52 (5.18%) Virtual Team
5 47 (4.69%) User Experience
6 43 (4.29%) Visualisation
7 39 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (3.49%) OTC Derivatives
9 33 (3.29%) Fixed Income
10 32 (3.19%) Equities
11 29 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 27 (2.69%) Mathematics
13 23 (2.29%) Market Risk
14 22 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (2.19%) Grid Computing
14 22 (2.19%) Mobile App
15 21 (2.09%) Credit Risk
16 20 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
17 16 (1.60%) Algorithms
17 16 (1.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 216 (21.54%) Linux
2 184 (18.34%) Unix
3 83 (8.28%) Windows
4 54 (5.38%) Android
5 41 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.50%) CentOS
9 4 (0.40%) Debian
9 4 (0.40%) Solaris
10 3 (0.30%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) MVS
12 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (26.12%) OO
3 251 (25.02%) TDD
4 200 (19.94%) Scrum
5 186 (18.54%) Software Engineering
6 177 (17.65%) SDLC
7 164 (16.35%) Unit Testing
8 157 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
9 148 (14.76%) BDD
10 112 (11.17%) Open Source
11 104 (10.37%) SOA
12 92 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 81 (8.08%) Web Development
14 77 (7.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 71 (7.08%) Analytics
16 63 (6.28%) DevOps
17 53 (5.28%) Project Management
18 50 (4.99%) OOD
19 49 (4.89%) UML
20 47 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 322 (32.10%) SQL
2 265 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 217 (21.64%) Python
4 170 (16.95%) C#
5 125 (12.46%) C++
6 82 (8.18%) Perl
7 64 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 63 (6.28%) PL/SQL
9 56 (5.58%) Ruby
10 50 (4.99%) PHP
11 32 (3.19%) C
12 29 (2.89%) Scala
13 25 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.50%) XQuery
16 14 (1.40%) Groovy
16 14 (1.40%) R
17 13 (1.30%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 235 (23.43%) Degree
2 35 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.00%) PhD
4 8 (0.80%) RHCE
5 7 (0.70%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.50%) ISEB
6 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.40%) HND
8 2 (0.20%) CISSP
8 2 (0.20%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.20%) SANS
8 2 (0.20%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.100%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.100%) PMP
9 1 (0.100%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.100%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.59%) QA
2 10 (1.00%) HL7
3 3 (0.30%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) COBIT
4 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) ISO15022
4 2 (0.20%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.20%) SEPA
5 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.100%) ISO13485
System Software
1 70 (6.98%) Docker
2 7 (0.70%) Varnish
3 6 (0.60%) Squid
4 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (4.19%) Puppet
3 38 (3.79%) Mesos
4 29 (2.89%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.79%) Rundeck
6 17 (1.69%) Ansible
7 10 (1.00%) CFEngine
7 10 (1.00%) Oozie
8 9 (0.90%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 4 (0.40%) QRadar
11 3 (0.30%) Fluentd
11 3 (0.30%) MOM
11 3 (0.30%) Nagios
11 3 (0.30%) Nessus
12 1 (0.100%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.100%) Control-M
12 1 (0.100%) SCCM
Vendors
1 218 (21.73%) Oracle
2 107 (10.67%) Sybase
3 46 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 35 (3.49%) IBM
5 27 (2.69%) Adobe
6 20 (1.99%) SAP
6 20 (1.99%) VMware
7 17 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.60%) Cognos
8 16 (1.60%) Informatica
9 11 (1.10%) Sun
10 10 (1.00%) FatWire
10 10 (1.00%) Google
10 10 (1.00%) Tableau
11 9 (0.90%) HP
11 9 (0.90%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.80%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.70%) Talend
14 6 (0.60%) FNZ
14 6 (0.60%) Solace
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