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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 529 552 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.40% 16.60% 17.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.09% 30.07% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 306 367 345
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
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
1758 1836 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.51% 55.20% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1183 1096
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -2 267 £41,250 -8.33% 31
Edinburgh +3 195 £42,500 - 33
Stirling +5 30 £52,000 +15.55% 9
Aberdeen -18 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Lanarkshire -2 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Dundee -2 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Fife -1 4 £24,250 -32.63%
West Lothian -1 3 £36,250 -19.88% 2
Highlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 459 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (34.86%) SQL
3 371 (30.43%) Oracle
4 362 (29.70%) Finance
5 316 (25.92%) Spring
6 298 (24.45%) OO
7 297 (24.36%) JavaScript
8 296 (24.28%) Relational Database
9 276 (22.64%) Linux
10 253 (20.75%) HTML
11 242 (19.85%) Degree
12 233 (19.11%) Hibernate
13 226 (18.54%) UNIX
14 212 (17.39%) Web Services
15 209 (17.15%) C++
15 209 (17.15%) Banking
16 206 (16.90%) C#
16 206 (16.90%) XML
17 202 (16.57%) Python
18 196 (16.08%) CSS
19 194 (15.91%) Software Engineering
20 170 (13.95%) Computer Science
21 166 (13.62%) Tomcat
22 157 (12.88%) TDD
23 152 (12.47%) SQL Server
24 151 (12.39%) RDBMS
25 150 (12.31%) Scrum
26 149 (12.22%) .NET
27 131 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
28 127 (10.42%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 166 (13.62%) Tomcat
2 107 (8.78%) JBoss
3 102 (8.37%) WebSphere
4 72 (5.91%) Apache
5 64 (5.25%) WebLogic
6 45 (3.69%) CMS
7 43 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (1.80%) Node.js
9 21 (1.72%) Alfresco
10 18 (1.48%) Mule
10 18 (1.48%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.07%) IIS
13 12 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (0.98%) FileNet
14 9 (0.74%) Drupal
15 8 (0.66%) Jetty
15 8 (0.66%) MQSeries
16 7 (0.57%) Liferay
17 6 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 30 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.48%) MS Office
3 5 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.082%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.082%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.33%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.16%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) FileNet Content Manager
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.16%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.082%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.082%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.082%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.082%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.082%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (1.56%) Google Compute Engine
5 14 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.90%) Heroku
7 11 (0.90%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.82%) SaaS
9 4 (0.33%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.25%) Route 53
11 2 (0.16%) GitHub
11 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.86%) HTTP
2 46 (3.77%) Internet
3 17 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.31%) Firewall
5 14 (1.15%) DMZ
6 10 (0.82%) DNS
7 8 (0.66%) PuTTY
8 4 (0.33%) SSL
8 4 (0.33%) SMTP
8 4 (0.33%) DHCP
8 4 (0.33%) FTP
8 4 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.33%) IPsec
9 3 (0.25%) VLAN
9 3 (0.25%) LDAP
9 3 (0.25%) LAN
9 3 (0.25%) WAN
9 3 (0.25%) SNMP
10 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (24.28%) Relational Database
2 152 (12.47%) SQL Server
3 151 (12.39%) RDBMS
4 99 (8.12%) Oracle Database
5 78 (6.40%) MySQL
6 76 (6.23%) NoSQL
7 51 (4.18%) Big Data
8 48 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 43 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 33 (2.71%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.80%) Pentaho
13 20 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.15%) DB2
17 13 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
18 12 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (0.90%) QlikView
20 10 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 105 (8.61%) Maven
2 98 (8.04%) JUnit
3 80 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 75 (6.15%) Subversion
5 58 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 52 (4.27%) Eclipse
7 51 (4.18%) Selenium
8 46 (3.77%) Ant
9 39 (3.20%) JIRA
10 21 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 20 (1.64%) EasyMock
12 13 (1.07%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.07%) Hudson
13 11 (0.90%) Mockito
13 11 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (0.90%) LoadRunner
14 10 (0.82%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 362 (29.70%) Finance
2 209 (17.15%) Banking
3 97 (7.96%) Investment Banking
4 56 (4.59%) Games
5 37 (3.04%) Retail
6 34 (2.79%) Back Office
7 31 (2.54%) Front Office
8 20 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.39%) Marketing
10 16 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.23%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.07%) Private Banking
13 12 (0.98%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.74%) Legal
15 8 (0.66%) German Language
16 5 (0.41%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.41%) Turkish Language
16 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.33%) Military
18 3 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 763 (62.59%) Developer
2 373 (30.60%) Java Developer
3 157 (12.88%) Senior Developer
4 126 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 111 (9.11%) Software Engineer
6 107 (8.78%) Software Developer
7 97 (7.96%) Analyst
8 65 (5.33%) Architect
9 57 (4.68%) Web Developer
10 48 (3.94%) Junior
11 45 (3.69%) Lead Developer
12 33 (2.71%) Junior Developer
13 30 (2.46%) Applications Support
14 29 (2.38%) Support Analyst
15 28 (2.30%) Programmer
16 27 (2.21%) Python Developer
17 26 (2.13%) Java Architect
18 23 (1.89%) Graduate
19 22 (1.80%) Test Analyst
19 22 (1.80%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (25.92%) Spring
2 253 (20.75%) HTML
3 233 (19.11%) Hibernate
4 212 (17.39%) Web Services
5 206 (16.90%) XML
6 196 (16.08%) CSS
7 149 (12.22%) .NET
8 127 (10.42%) J2EE
9 119 (9.76%) jQuery
10 111 (9.11%) Java EE
11 99 (8.12%) REST
12 96 (7.88%) HTML5
13 83 (6.81%) SOAP
14 80 (6.56%) JSP
15 72 (5.91%) JMS
16 70 (5.74%) Middleware
17 53 (4.35%) CSS3
18 52 (4.27%) Servlets
19 50 (4.10%) Spring MVC
20 49 (4.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 170 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 122 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (9.02%) Open Source
4 85 (6.97%) Mathematics
5 60 (4.92%) Physics
6 42 (3.45%) Derivative
7 40 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.46%) Grid Computing
9 30 (2.46%) Market Risk
10 26 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 26 (2.13%) Algorithms
11 25 (2.05%) Data Integration
12 23 (1.89%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.72%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.56%) User Experience
15 17 (1.39%) N-Tier
16 14 (1.15%) Replication
17 12 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
17 12 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 276 (22.64%) Linux
2 226 (18.54%) UNIX
3 89 (7.30%) Windows
4 50 (4.10%) Android
5 34 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.64%) AIX
8 16 (1.31%) Debian
9 15 (1.23%) Solaris
10 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.57%) CentOS
11 4 (0.33%) Fedora
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.16%) zOS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (24.45%) OO
3 194 (15.91%) Software Engineering
4 157 (12.88%) TDD
5 150 (12.31%) Scrum
6 131 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (8.78%) SOA
8 94 (7.71%) OOD
9 93 (7.63%) MVC
10 90 (7.38%) OOP
11 84 (6.89%) Unit Testing
12 79 (6.48%) Automated Testing
12 79 (6.48%) Mentoring
13 72 (5.91%) Multithreading
13 72 (5.91%) Web Development
14 71 (5.82%) Data Modelling
14 71 (5.82%) Coaching
15 60 (4.92%) Analytics
16 57 (4.68%) Project Management
17 50 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 425 (34.86%) SQL
2 297 (24.36%) JavaScript
3 209 (17.15%) C++
4 206 (16.90%) C#
5 202 (16.57%) Python
6 109 (8.94%) PL/SQL
7 95 (7.79%) Perl
8 81 (6.64%) PHP
9 62 (5.09%) Ruby
10 60 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 35 (2.87%) C
12 28 (2.30%) T-SQL
13 25 (2.05%) VB
14 24 (1.97%) VBA
14 24 (1.97%) Jython
15 21 (1.72%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.72%) Scala
16 20 (1.64%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.56%) Bash Shell
18 13 (1.07%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 242 (19.85%) Degree
2 18 (1.48%) PhD
3 9 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.49%) RHCE
5 5 (0.41%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.33%) GIAC
6 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.082%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.082%) HND
8 1 (0.082%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.082%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.32%) QA
2 7 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.082%) COBIT
3 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.33%) RACF
3 4 (0.33%) Xen
4 3 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.082%) Firmware
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.082%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (4.51%) Puppet
2 50 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.48%) CFEngine
4 13 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 13 (1.07%) Nagios
5 12 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (0.90%) Ansible
7 9 (0.74%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.49%) Munin
9 5 (0.41%) Cacti
9 5 (0.41%) CA LISA
10 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.25%) SCCM
11 3 (0.25%) SCOM
11 3 (0.25%) OpenView
11 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.25%) MOM
12 2 (0.16%) Control-M
12 2 (0.16%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 371 (30.43%) Oracle
2 103 (8.45%) Sybase
3 60 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 51 (4.18%) IBM
5 29 (2.38%) Google
6 22 (1.80%) Adobe
7 20 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.31%) HP
9 14 (1.15%) Business Objects
10 13 (1.07%) SAP
10 13 (1.07%) Cognos
10 13 (1.07%) Informatica
11 11 (0.90%) Dell
12 10 (0.82%) VMware
12 10 (0.82%) Tableau
12 10 (0.82%) Talend
13 9 (0.74%) Twitter
14 6 (0.49%) Green Hat
15 5 (0.41%) Alterian
15 5 (0.41%) Perforce
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