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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 474 592 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.55% 19.31% 16.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.06% 38.59% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 272 308 307
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +2.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1352 1534 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.75% 50.03% 53.87%
Number of salaries quoted 843 971 1150
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 0 226 £48,500 +14.11% 25
Edinburgh +1 217 £45,000 - 48
Dundee +8 12 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Fife -3 4 £40,000 +5.26%
Stirling +12 2 £47,500 +5.55%
West Lothian -3 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
East Lothian - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen -1 1 £35,000 -9.09%
Angus - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 559 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (33.85%) Finance
3 275 (28.21%) SQL
4 262 (26.87%) JavaScript
5 235 (24.10%) HTML
6 218 (22.36%) Spring
7 208 (21.33%) Degree
8 194 (19.90%) Linux
9 190 (19.49%) Python
10 185 (18.97%) Oracle
11 183 (18.77%) Software Engineering
12 182 (18.67%) OO
13 179 (18.36%) TDD
14 168 (17.23%) CSS
15 166 (17.03%) Hibernate
16 162 (16.62%) C#
17 160 (16.41%) Scrum
17 160 (16.41%) Relational Database
18 130 (13.33%) Banking
19 126 (12.92%) Git (software)
20 123 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
21 121 (12.41%) HTML5
22 119 (12.21%) SDLC
23 106 (10.87%) C++
24 102 (10.46%) Maven
25 101 (10.36%) SOA
26 100 (10.26%) .NET
26 100 (10.26%) Web Services
27 98 (10.05%) Open Source
28 97 (9.95%) JBoss

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 97 (9.95%) JBoss
2 53 (5.44%) Tomcat
3 38 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 36 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (2.36%) Apache Qpid
6 21 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (1.85%) Apache
7 18 (1.85%) Apache Spark
8 17 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.54%) Alfresco
11 13 (1.33%) CMS
12 12 (1.23%) NetWeaver
13 11 (1.13%) nginx
14 9 (0.92%) IIS
15 7 (0.72%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.72%) GemFire
16 5 (0.51%) Confluence
16 5 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.62%) MS Office
3 5 (0.51%) MS Project
4 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (0.82%) Sonata
3 6 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.51%) HFM
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.21%) RMDS
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.62%) SaaS
3 35 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.05%) PaaS
5 18 (1.85%) IaaS
6 15 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.44%) GitHub
8 12 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (1.23%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.92%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
9 9 (0.92%) Heroku
10 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.31%) Slack
12 2 (0.21%) Force.com
12 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.10%) G Suite
13 1 (0.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.15%) Internet
2 16 (1.64%) HTTP
3 15 (1.54%) Firewall
4 9 (0.92%) AMQP
4 9 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (0.62%) LDAP
6 5 (0.51%) DNS
7 3 (0.31%) SNMP
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) CTI
8 2 (0.21%) Multicast
8 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.10%) Broadband
9 1 (0.10%) DVB
9 1 (0.10%) MQTT
9 1 (0.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (16.41%) Relational Database
2 94 (9.64%) RDBMS
3 79 (8.10%) MongoDB
3 79 (8.10%) SQL Server
4 59 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 57 (5.85%) Big Data
6 55 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (5.23%) Hadoop
8 47 (4.82%) MySQL
9 39 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (2.15%) Pentaho
12 18 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (1.74%) Neo4j
14 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.44%) DB2
15 12 (1.23%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.23%) Impala
16 10 (1.03%) KDB
17 9 (0.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 126 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 102 (10.46%) Maven
3 92 (9.44%) Jenkins
4 88 (9.03%) Subversion
5 64 (6.56%) Selenium
6 48 (4.92%) JIRA
7 46 (4.72%) Ant
8 36 (3.69%) Eclipse
9 35 (3.59%) JUnit
10 26 (2.67%) PowerBuilder
11 24 (2.46%) Cucumber
12 20 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
13 18 (1.85%) Artifactory
14 13 (1.33%) Grunt
14 13 (1.33%) gulp
15 12 (1.23%) GoCD
16 11 (1.13%) Android Studio
16 11 (1.13%) PVCS
16 11 (1.13%) Robot Framework
17 10 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 330 (33.85%) Finance
2 130 (13.33%) Banking
3 78 (8.00%) Games
4 64 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 59 (6.05%) Retail
6 37 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.36%) Marketing
8 15 (1.54%) Front Office
9 13 (1.33%) Billing
10 9 (0.92%) Advertising
10 9 (0.92%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.62%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
13 5 (0.51%) Legal
13 5 (0.51%) Publishing
13 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 566 (58.05%) Developer
2 348 (35.69%) Java Developer
3 97 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 84 (8.62%) Software Engineer
5 67 (6.87%) Architect
6 65 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 58 (5.95%) Lead Developer
8 47 (4.82%) Software Developer
9 46 (4.72%) Java Engineer
10 39 (4.00%) Python Developer
11 37 (3.79%) Lead Java Developer
12 36 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
14 31 (3.18%) Applications Developer
15 29 (2.97%) Junior
16 25 (2.56%) Tester
17 24 (2.46%) Oracle Developer
17 24 (2.46%) QA Engineer
17 24 (2.46%) Technical Leader
17 24 (2.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (24.10%) HTML
2 218 (22.36%) Spring
3 168 (17.23%) CSS
4 166 (17.03%) Hibernate
5 121 (12.41%) HTML5
6 100 (10.26%) .NET
6 100 (10.26%) Web Services
7 88 (9.03%) J2EE
8 79 (8.10%) AngularJS
9 76 (7.79%) CSS3
10 69 (7.08%) Java EE
10 69 (7.08%) jQuery
11 66 (6.77%) XML
12 53 (5.44%) JMS
13 50 (5.13%) REST
14 47 (4.82%) JSON
15 45 (4.62%) JSP
16 39 (4.00%) Middleware
17 37 (3.79%) RESTful
18 32 (3.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 78 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (3.79%) User Experience
5 28 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.67%) Derivative
7 25 (2.56%) Social Media
8 22 (2.26%) Visualisation
9 21 (2.15%) Equities
10 17 (1.74%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.64%) Market Risk
12 14 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.44%) Blog
12 14 (1.44%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.33%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.23%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.23%) Reference Data
15 10 (1.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 194 (19.90%) Linux
2 83 (8.51%) Unix
3 71 (7.28%) Android
4 56 (5.74%) Windows
5 54 (5.54%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.82%) CentOS
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.31%) Solaris
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) MVS
11 2 (0.21%) VMS
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (18.77%) Software Engineering
3 182 (18.67%) OO
4 179 (18.36%) TDD
5 160 (16.41%) Scrum
6 123 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (12.21%) SDLC
8 101 (10.36%) SOA
9 98 (10.05%) Open Source
10 78 (8.00%) Web Development
11 75 (7.69%) BDD
12 70 (7.18%) Mentoring
13 68 (6.97%) Microservices
14 61 (6.26%) MVC
15 58 (5.95%) Analytics
15 58 (5.95%) DevOps
16 56 (5.74%) Unit Testing
17 49 (5.03%) UML
18 47 (4.82%) Use Case
19 45 (4.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 275 (28.21%) SQL
2 262 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 190 (19.49%) Python
4 162 (16.62%) C#
5 106 (10.87%) C++
6 86 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 70 (7.18%) Ruby
8 50 (5.13%) Perl
8 50 (5.13%) PHP
9 32 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.05%) Scala
12 17 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.54%) C
14 14 (1.44%) Clojure
14 14 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.72%) Lua
15 7 (0.72%) VBScript
16 6 (0.62%) COBOL
17 5 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 208 (21.33%) Degree
2 31 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.13%) RHCE
4 6 (0.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.51%) ISEB
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.21%) HND
8 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.21%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.10%) NCDA
9 1 (0.10%) NCIE
9 1 (0.10%) VCAP
9 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.13%) QA
2 8 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.21%) SEPA
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) ISO13485
System Software
1 56 (5.74%) Docker
2 11 (1.13%) Varnish
3 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) Ceph
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) vCloud
6 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (4.72%) Puppet
2 45 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.46%) Mesos
4 19 (1.95%) Ansible
5 14 (1.44%) Capistrano
6 12 (1.23%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.92%) CFEngine
7 9 (0.92%) Oozie
7 9 (0.92%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.31%) MOM
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.21%) Terraform
9 2 (0.21%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 2 (0.21%) yum
10 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) logstash
10 1 (0.10%) Packer
10 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 185 (18.97%) Oracle
2 46 (4.72%) Sybase
3 37 (3.79%) Microsoft
4 35 (3.59%) IBM
5 29 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 27 (2.77%) VMware
7 20 (2.05%) Talend
8 19 (1.95%) SAP
9 18 (1.85%) Google
10 10 (1.03%) HP
11 9 (0.92%) Perforce
11 9 (0.92%) Tableau
12 8 (0.82%) Cognos
13 7 (0.72%) FNZ
13 7 (0.72%) Splunk
13 7 (0.72%) Sun
14 6 (0.62%) Vertica
15 5 (0.51%) Citrix
15 5 (0.51%) Hyperion
16 4 (0.41%) Adobe
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