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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 671 624 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.97% 20.48% 15.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.77% 37.01% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 386 412 336
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
1987 1686 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.33% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1102 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 351 £42,000 -1.17% 39
Edinburgh -2 229 £40,500 +3.84% 42
Stirling +3 30 £46,000 - 4
Dundee +7 16 £40,000 -2.42%
Aberdeen -10 9 £43,500 +12.98% 2
West Lothian +15 7 £47,500 - 1
Fife +2 4 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 409 (30.12%) SQL
2 371 (27.32%) JavaScript
3 364 (26.80%) Finance
4 359 (26.44%) Spring
5 356 (26.22%) OO
6 346 (25.48%) Oracle
7 325 (23.93%) HTML
8 308 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
9 306 (22.53%) Degree
10 293 (21.58%) Linux
11 279 (20.54%) Hibernate
12 266 (19.59%) C++
13 261 (19.22%) XML
14 242 (17.82%) Python
14 242 (17.82%) Relational Database
15 225 (16.57%) CSS
16 224 (16.49%) Software Engineering
17 223 (16.42%) C#
18 220 (16.20%) Computer Science
19 219 (16.13%) UNIX
20 202 (14.87%) Web Services
21 196 (14.43%) Banking
22 174 (12.81%) J2EE
23 159 (11.71%) .NET
24 148 (10.90%) jQuery
25 145 (10.68%) Scrum
25 145 (10.68%) Open Source
26 136 (10.01%) RDBMS
27 133 (9.79%) SOA
28 132 (9.72%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 132 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 108 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 82 (6.04%) Apache
4 67 (4.93%) WebLogic
5 37 (2.72%) Alfresco
6 33 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 33 (2.43%) Node.js
7 26 (1.91%) Drupal
8 25 (1.84%) CMS
9 23 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (1.18%) SugarCRM
11 15 (1.10%) NetWeaver
12 14 (1.03%) IIS
13 12 (0.88%) Mule
14 11 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
15 10 (0.74%) FileNet
15 10 (0.74%) SAP Portal
16 9 (0.66%) Jetty
17 8 (0.59%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (1.91%) MS Office
2 23 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.22%) MS Project
3 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.074%) Endur
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.074%) FileNet Content Manager
6 1 (0.074%) Maximo
6 1 (0.074%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.074%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.10%) SaaS
3 15 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.96%) Google Compute Engine
5 9 (0.66%) OpenShift
5 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.66%) Heroku
6 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.22%) GitHub
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.27%) Internet
2 44 (3.24%) HTTP
3 18 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.66%) Firewall
5 8 (0.59%) PuTTY
6 7 (0.52%) DNS
6 7 (0.52%) SSL
7 5 (0.37%) DMZ
7 5 (0.37%) LDAP
8 4 (0.29%) DHCP
8 4 (0.29%) FTP
8 4 (0.29%) IPsec
9 3 (0.22%) WAN
9 3 (0.22%) SMTP
9 3 (0.22%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) VoIP
10 2 (0.15%) ATM
10 2 (0.15%) VPN
10 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (17.82%) Relational Database
2 136 (10.01%) RDBMS
3 125 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 118 (8.69%) Oracle Database
5 83 (6.11%) MySQL
6 82 (6.04%) NoSQL
7 62 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 54 (3.98%) Big Data
9 45 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (3.09%) MongoDB
11 33 (2.43%) Pentaho
12 26 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (1.69%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
16 19 (1.40%) KDB
17 12 (0.88%) SAP BW
17 12 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.88%) DB2
18 10 (0.74%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 109 (8.03%) JUnit
2 104 (7.66%) Jenkins
3 101 (7.44%) Maven
4 77 (5.67%) Subversion
5 65 (4.79%) Selenium
6 60 (4.42%) Ant
7 56 (4.12%) Eclipse
8 46 (3.39%) Git (software)
9 30 (2.21%) JIRA
10 24 (1.77%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.69%) EasyMock
12 21 (1.55%) LoadRunner
13 16 (1.18%) Hudson
14 15 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
15 13 (0.96%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.96%) Artifactory
16 11 (0.81%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.81%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.81%) Mockito
17 10 (0.74%) Gradle
General
1 364 (26.80%) Finance
2 196 (14.43%) Banking
3 100 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 64 (4.71%) Games
5 59 (4.34%) Front Office
6 47 (3.46%) Back Office
6 47 (3.46%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.91%) Retail
8 20 (1.47%) Marketing
9 16 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.81%) French Language
12 11 (0.81%) German Language
12 11 (0.81%) Legal
13 8 (0.59%) Automotive
13 8 (0.59%) Advertising
14 7 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 924 (68.04%) Developer
2 465 (34.24%) Java Developer
3 185 (13.62%) Senior Developer
4 146 (10.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 128 (9.43%) Software Developer
6 124 (9.13%) Software Engineer
7 72 (5.30%) Analyst
8 59 (4.34%) Junior
9 57 (4.20%) Web Developer
10 53 (3.90%) Lead Developer
11 47 (3.46%) Junior Developer
12 41 (3.02%) Programmer
13 31 (2.28%) Senior Software Developer
14 30 (2.21%) Junior Java Developer
14 30 (2.21%) Architect
15 27 (1.99%) Test Analyst
16 26 (1.91%) Applications Support
16 26 (1.91%) Administrator
16 26 (1.91%) C++ Developer
16 26 (1.91%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (26.44%) Spring
2 325 (23.93%) HTML
3 279 (20.54%) Hibernate
4 261 (19.22%) XML
5 225 (16.57%) CSS
6 202 (14.87%) Web Services
7 174 (12.81%) J2EE
8 159 (11.71%) .NET
9 148 (10.90%) jQuery
10 103 (7.58%) HTML5
11 102 (7.51%) Java EE
12 93 (6.85%) SOAP
13 73 (5.38%) XSLT
14 72 (5.30%) REST
15 68 (5.01%) Middleware
16 66 (4.86%) JSON
17 61 (4.49%) JMS
18 58 (4.27%) Servlets
19 54 (3.98%) JSP
20 53 (3.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 220 (16.20%) Computer Science
2 145 (10.68%) Open Source
3 125 (9.20%) Mathematics
4 99 (7.29%) Physics
5 66 (4.86%) Grid Computing
6 65 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 64 (4.71%) Market Risk
8 57 (4.20%) Derivative
9 35 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.84%) Data Integration
10 25 (1.84%) N-Tier
11 24 (1.77%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.33%) Equities
13 16 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.96%) Clustering
15 12 (0.88%) Replication
15 12 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 293 (21.58%) Linux
2 219 (16.13%) UNIX
3 94 (6.92%) Windows
4 54 (3.98%) Android
5 43 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (3.09%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.99%) AIX
8 19 (1.40%) Ubuntu
9 15 (1.10%) Solaris
10 10 (0.74%) Debian
11 7 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.52%) CentOS
12 4 (0.29%) Fedora
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (26.22%) OO
2 308 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 145 (10.68%) Scrum
5 133 (9.79%) SOA
6 119 (8.76%) OOP
6 119 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (8.62%) TDD
8 108 (7.95%) Multithreading
9 99 (7.29%) Unit Testing
10 93 (6.85%) Automated Testing
11 92 (6.77%) MVC
12 86 (6.33%) Web Development
13 81 (5.96%) Data Modelling
14 74 (5.45%) Risk Management
15 73 (5.38%) OOD
16 62 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (3.90%) Investment Management
18 52 (3.83%) Project Management
19 51 (3.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 409 (30.12%) SQL
2 371 (27.32%) JavaScript
3 266 (19.59%) C++
4 242 (17.82%) Python
5 223 (16.42%) C#
6 113 (8.32%) PL/SQL
7 112 (8.25%) Perl
8 105 (7.73%) PHP
9 91 (6.70%) Ruby
10 56 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 45 (3.31%) Scala
12 40 (2.95%) Jython
13 32 (2.36%) C
14 29 (2.14%) T-SQL
15 22 (1.62%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.25%) XQuery
18 16 (1.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 15 (1.10%) ABAP
20 14 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 306 (22.53%) Degree
2 28 (2.06%) PhD
3 26 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.33%) Postgraduate
5 10 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.44%) RHCE
7 4 (0.29%) GIAC
8 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.15%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.074%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.79%) QA
2 14 (1.03%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.074%) COBIT
4 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.66%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) HDFS
2 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (3.46%) Puppet
2 42 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 16 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 12 (0.88%) CFEngine
6 11 (0.81%) Nagios
6 11 (0.81%) Ansible
7 9 (0.66%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.37%) Cacti
8 5 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.37%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.37%) CA LISA
9 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.29%) Munin
10 3 (0.22%) MOM
11 2 (0.15%) Control-M
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.074%) OpenView
12 1 (0.074%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 346 (25.48%) Oracle
2 132 (9.72%) JBoss
3 87 (6.41%) Sybase
4 59 (4.34%) Microsoft
5 30 (2.21%) SAP
5 30 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 28 (2.06%) IBM
7 27 (1.99%) HP
8 26 (1.91%) Google
9 21 (1.55%) Adobe
10 16 (1.18%) VMware
11 15 (1.10%) Talend
12 9 (0.66%) Twitter
12 9 (0.66%) Dell
13 8 (0.59%) Informatica
13 8 (0.59%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.52%) Cognos
15 6 (0.44%) Citrix
15 6 (0.44%) Perforce
15 6 (0.44%) Wall Street Systems
Edinburgh & Lothians
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Annual bonus - 12% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus guaranteed, 30 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
e-Recruiter
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago