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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 505 599 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.37% 18.30% 19.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.83% 33.69% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 306 401 368
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1638 1778 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.11% 54.31% 53.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1133 1151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -4 239 £41,500 -2.35% 21
Edinburgh 0 195 £42,500 +2.40% 28
Stirling +9 22 £54,000 -
Dundee 0 13 £37,500 -2.59% 4
Aberdeen -16 9 £38,250 -30.45% 1
Moray - 7 £37,500 -
Fife -3 4 £28,500 +12.87% 1
South Lanarkshire - 4 £32,500 -
West Lothian -3 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 437 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (33.71%) SQL
3 339 (29.84%) Finance
4 335 (29.49%) Oracle
5 289 (25.44%) JavaScript
6 288 (25.35%) Relational Database
7 283 (24.91%) Spring
8 265 (23.33%) Linux
9 257 (22.62%) OO
10 241 (21.21%) Degree
11 222 (19.54%) HTML
12 212 (18.66%) UNIX
13 205 (18.05%) Hibernate
14 202 (17.78%) Banking
14 202 (17.78%) Web Services
15 191 (16.81%) C#
16 188 (16.55%) CSS
17 187 (16.46%) C++
17 187 (16.46%) Python
18 186 (16.37%) Software Engineering
19 177 (15.58%) XML
20 157 (13.82%) SQL Server
20 157 (13.82%) TDD
21 156 (13.73%) Computer Science
22 154 (13.56%) Tomcat
23 150 (13.20%) Scrum
24 144 (12.68%) RDBMS
25 143 (12.59%) .NET
26 135 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
27 114 (10.04%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 154 (13.56%) Tomcat
2 93 (8.19%) WebSphere
3 90 (7.92%) JBoss
4 60 (5.28%) Apache
5 52 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 37 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 36 (3.17%) CMS
8 19 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.58%) Mule
10 17 (1.50%) Node.js
11 13 (1.14%) IIS
12 12 (1.06%) FileNet
13 11 (0.97%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.79%) SAS
15 8 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.70%) Liferay
16 7 (0.62%) SugarCRM
16 7 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.62%) Drupal
16 7 (0.62%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.32%) MS Office
3 5 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.088%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.088%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.44%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.44%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.35%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.35%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP LE
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.18%) Endur
6 2 (0.18%) FileNet Content Manager
6 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.088%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (1.23%) Google Compute Engine
5 11 (0.97%) SaaS
6 9 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.53%) Heroku
8 6 (0.53%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.35%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.18%) Route 53
11 1 (0.088%) PaaS
11 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.26%) HTTP
2 33 (2.90%) Internet
3 19 (1.67%) Firewall
4 17 (1.50%) DMZ
4 17 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.79%) DNS
6 5 (0.44%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.35%) DHCP
7 4 (0.35%) FTP
7 4 (0.35%) SSL
7 4 (0.35%) IPsec
8 3 (0.26%) LAN
8 3 (0.26%) WAN
8 3 (0.26%) SMTP
8 3 (0.26%) SNMP
8 3 (0.26%) VLAN
9 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.18%) LDAP
9 2 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (25.35%) Relational Database
2 157 (13.82%) SQL Server
3 144 (12.68%) RDBMS
4 71 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 70 (6.16%) MySQL
6 59 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 42 (3.70%) Big Data
8 38 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (2.99%) Hadoop
10 32 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 29 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.58%) Pentaho
14 17 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.32%) DB2
16 14 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
17 13 (1.14%) QlikView
17 13 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (1.06%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 89 (7.83%) JUnit
2 88 (7.75%) Maven
3 76 (6.69%) Subversion
4 58 (5.11%) Git (software)
5 57 (5.02%) Jenkins
6 47 (4.14%) Eclipse
7 40 (3.52%) Selenium
8 38 (3.35%) JIRA
9 29 (2.55%) Ant
10 19 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.50%) LoadRunner
12 14 (1.23%) EasyMock
12 14 (1.23%) Hudson
13 13 (1.14%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio
16 9 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (0.79%) Mockito
17 8 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 339 (29.84%) Finance
2 202 (17.78%) Banking
3 84 (7.39%) Investment Banking
4 56 (4.93%) Games
5 41 (3.61%) Retail
6 26 (2.29%) Front Office
6 26 (2.29%) Back Office
7 22 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.32%) Private Banking
9 14 (1.23%) Marketing
10 13 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.70%) Legal
13 6 (0.53%) German Language
14 5 (0.44%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.44%) Turkish Language
15 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.26%) Advertising
15 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 680 (59.86%) Developer
2 335 (29.49%) Java Developer
3 133 (11.71%) Senior Developer
4 108 (9.51%) Software Engineer
5 104 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 103 (9.07%) Analyst
7 92 (8.10%) Software Developer
8 63 (5.55%) Architect
9 51 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 45 (3.96%) Junior
11 38 (3.35%) Lead Developer
12 32 (2.82%) Applications Support
12 32 (2.82%) Support Analyst
13 30 (2.64%) Junior Developer
14 26 (2.29%) Python Developer
15 25 (2.20%) Java Architect
15 25 (2.20%) Programmer
15 25 (2.20%) Graduate
15 25 (2.20%) Test Analyst
16 23 (2.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (24.91%) Spring
2 222 (19.54%) HTML
3 205 (18.05%) Hibernate
4 202 (17.78%) Web Services
5 188 (16.55%) CSS
6 177 (15.58%) XML
7 143 (12.59%) .NET
8 114 (10.04%) J2EE
9 104 (9.15%) jQuery
10 96 (8.45%) REST
11 88 (7.75%) HTML5
12 87 (7.66%) Java EE
13 77 (6.78%) JSP
14 70 (6.16%) SOAP
15 69 (6.07%) Middleware
16 65 (5.72%) JMS
17 54 (4.75%) CSS3
18 51 (4.49%) Struts
19 42 (3.70%) Servlets
20 40 (3.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 156 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 105 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (7.66%) Open Source
4 74 (6.51%) Mathematics
5 51 (4.49%) Physics
6 37 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 36 (3.17%) Derivative
8 32 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.11%) User Experience
10 23 (2.02%) Data Integration
11 22 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.94%) Market Risk
12 21 (1.85%) Grid Computing
13 20 (1.76%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.58%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.23%) N-Tier
15 14 (1.23%) Equities
16 13 (1.14%) Social Media
17 12 (1.06%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 265 (23.33%) Linux
2 212 (18.66%) UNIX
3 82 (7.22%) Windows
4 58 (5.11%) Android
5 40 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.41%) AIX
8 15 (1.32%) Debian
9 14 (1.23%) Solaris
10 7 (0.62%) CentOS
11 4 (0.35%) Fedora
11 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
14 1 (0.088%) MVS
14 1 (0.088%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.088%) HPUX
14 1 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (22.62%) OO
3 186 (16.37%) Software Engineering
4 157 (13.82%) TDD
5 150 (13.20%) Scrum
6 135 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (8.01%) SOA
8 87 (7.66%) OOD
9 79 (6.95%) MVC
10 77 (6.78%) OOP
11 75 (6.60%) Automated Testing
12 74 (6.51%) Unit Testing
13 65 (5.72%) Web Development
14 62 (5.46%) Mentoring
15 60 (5.28%) Data Modelling
16 58 (5.11%) Multithreading
16 58 (5.11%) Analytics
17 54 (4.75%) Coaching
18 52 (4.58%) Project Management
19 46 (4.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (33.71%) SQL
2 289 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 191 (16.81%) C#
4 187 (16.46%) C++
4 187 (16.46%) Python
5 92 (8.10%) PL/SQL
6 85 (7.48%) Perl
7 62 (5.46%) PHP
8 55 (4.84%) Ruby
9 54 (4.75%) Shell Script
10 35 (3.08%) C
11 30 (2.64%) VB
12 28 (2.46%) VBA
13 23 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.94%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.76%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.50%) Scala
17 16 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.41%) Clojure
18 12 (1.06%) Jython
Qualifications
1 241 (21.21%) Degree
2 19 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.23%) PhD
5 6 (0.53%) RHCE
6 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.35%) ISEB
6 4 (0.35%) GIAC
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.088%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.088%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.088%) HND
8 1 (0.088%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.43%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.088%) COBIT
3 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.53%) Docker
2 5 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) RACF
3 4 (0.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.088%) Firmware
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.088%) Squid
4 1 (0.088%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 51 (4.49%) Puppet
2 47 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.23%) CFEngine
3 14 (1.23%) Nagios
4 11 (0.97%) Ansible
5 9 (0.79%) Munin
6 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.44%) Graphite
7 5 (0.44%) CA LISA
7 5 (0.44%) Cacti
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.26%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.26%) OpenView
9 3 (0.26%) SCCM
9 3 (0.26%) SCOM
10 2 (0.18%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 335 (29.49%) Oracle
2 86 (7.57%) Sybase
3 59 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 50 (4.40%) IBM
5 26 (2.29%) Google
6 21 (1.85%) HP
7 19 (1.67%) Adobe
7 19 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.50%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.32%) SAP
9 15 (1.32%) Cognos
10 13 (1.14%) Informatica
11 12 (1.06%) Dell
11 12 (1.06%) Talend
11 12 (1.06%) Tableau
12 9 (0.79%) VMware
13 5 (0.44%) CA
13 5 (0.44%) Alterian
13 5 (0.44%) Twitter
14 4 (0.35%) Green Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Macquarie
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Kirknewton, Midlothian
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alness, Ross-Shire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago