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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 472 591 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.64% 18.01% 17.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.60% 36.35% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 270 321 363
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,650 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
1364 1626 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.87% 49.56% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1019 1235
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,430
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +1 259 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Edinburgh +1 172 £45,000 +8.43% 37
Stirling +10 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Aberdeen +1 6 £43,750 +28.67%
Dundee -2 4 £40,000 -5.28%
Fife -6 3 £32,500 -14.47%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 537 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (41.66%) Finance
3 296 (29.93%) SQL
4 280 (28.31%) JavaScript
5 275 (27.81%) HTML
6 263 (26.59%) Spring
7 238 (24.06%) Degree
8 230 (23.26%) OO
9 221 (22.35%) Linux
10 215 (21.74%) Python
11 208 (21.03%) Oracle
12 204 (20.63%) TDD
13 203 (20.53%) CSS
14 188 (19.01%) Software Engineering
15 182 (18.40%) Scrum
16 170 (17.19%) Hibernate
17 167 (16.89%) Banking
18 162 (16.38%) SDLC
19 161 (16.28%) Relational Database
19 161 (16.28%) HTML5
20 160 (16.18%) Unix
21 150 (15.17%) Maven
22 149 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
23 144 (14.56%) Git (software)
23 144 (14.56%) C#
24 135 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
25 130 (13.14%) Unit Testing
26 128 (12.94%) Web Services
27 125 (12.64%) Jenkins
28 118 (11.93%) BDD

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 82 (8.29%) Tomcat
2 69 (6.98%) JBoss
3 33 (3.34%) WebSphere
4 30 (3.03%) Apache
5 28 (2.83%) Apache Qpid
5 28 (2.83%) CMS
6 24 (2.43%) Alfresco
7 20 (2.02%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.92%) NetWeaver
9 14 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (1.01%) Documentum
12 9 (0.91%) IIS
12 9 (0.91%) Mule
13 8 (0.81%) GemFire
13 8 (0.81%) nginx
14 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.51%) Confluence
15 5 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.51%) MS Office
3 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Sonata
2 7 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.51%) HFM
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
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
5 4 (0.40%) RMDS
6 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.55%) PaaS
4 35 (3.54%) IaaS
4 35 (3.54%) SaaS
5 32 (3.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 32 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (3.24%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.42%) GitHub
7 12 (1.21%) Google App Engine
7 12 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.21%) Google Compute Engine
7 12 (1.21%) Heroku
8 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.20%) Force.com
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.02%) HTTP
1 20 (2.02%) Internet
2 19 (1.92%) Firewall
3 12 (1.21%) AMQP
3 12 (1.21%) Software-Defined Networking
4 11 (1.11%) LDAP
5 6 (0.61%) DNS
6 5 (0.51%) SNMP
7 4 (0.40%) Multicast
7 4 (0.40%) SSL
7 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.30%) MQTT
9 2 (0.20%) CTI
9 2 (0.20%) FTP
9 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.10%) Broadband
10 1 (0.10%) DVB
10 1 (0.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 110 (11.12%) SQL Server
3 109 (11.02%) RDBMS
4 88 (8.90%) NoSQL
5 77 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 60 (6.07%) Big Data
7 59 (5.97%) MySQL
8 52 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 43 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (4.15%) Oracle Database
11 29 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (2.02%) DB2
15 13 (1.31%) Impala
16 12 (1.21%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.21%) Spotfire
16 12 (1.21%) Sqoop
17 11 (1.11%) Pentaho
18 10 (1.01%) KDB
Development Applications
1 150 (15.17%) Maven
2 144 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 125 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 110 (11.12%) Subversion
5 81 (8.19%) Selenium
6 65 (6.57%) Eclipse
6 65 (6.57%) JUnit
7 50 (5.06%) JIRA
8 46 (4.65%) Ant
9 42 (4.25%) Cucumber
10 26 (2.63%) Artifactory
11 18 (1.82%) TeamCity
12 17 (1.72%) IntelliJ
13 16 (1.62%) JBehave
14 14 (1.42%) PowerBuilder
15 13 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.31%) Grunt
15 13 (1.31%) gulp
15 13 (1.31%) WebDriver
16 12 (1.21%) GoCD
General
1 412 (41.66%) Finance
2 167 (16.89%) Banking
3 70 (7.08%) Retail
4 68 (6.88%) Games
5 65 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 40 (4.04%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.22%) Front Office
7 22 (2.22%) Marketing
8 16 (1.62%) Billing
9 11 (1.11%) Legal
9 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.71%) Electronics
10 7 (0.71%) Publishing
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
11 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) German Language
11 6 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 588 (59.45%) Developer
2 342 (34.58%) Java Developer
3 98 (9.91%) Senior Developer
4 76 (7.68%) Software Engineer
5 75 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 61 (6.17%) Lead Developer
7 58 (5.86%) Architect
8 43 (4.35%) Python Developer
9 37 (3.74%) Java Engineer
9 37 (3.74%) Software Developer
10 36 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
11 35 (3.54%) Applications Developer
12 33 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (3.34%) Web Developer
13 28 (2.83%) Big Data Developer
14 27 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
15 24 (2.43%) Analyst
16 23 (2.33%) Technical Leader
17 22 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
17 22 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (27.81%) HTML
2 263 (26.59%) Spring
3 203 (20.53%) CSS
4 170 (17.19%) Hibernate
5 161 (16.28%) HTML5
6 128 (12.94%) Web Services
7 116 (11.73%) REST
8 107 (10.82%) AngularJS
8 107 (10.82%) CSS3
9 99 (10.01%) jQuery
9 99 (10.01%) XML
10 97 (9.81%) JSON
11 95 (9.61%) .NET
12 85 (8.59%) J2EE
13 69 (6.98%) JSP
14 66 (6.67%) JMS
15 56 (5.66%) RESTful
16 55 (5.56%) SOAP
17 48 (4.85%) Java EE
18 44 (4.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 135 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.46%) Derivative
4 48 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (4.75%) Visualisation
6 44 (4.45%) Virtual Team
7 41 (4.15%) User Experience
8 32 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 28 (2.83%) Equities
9 28 (2.83%) Fixed Income
9 28 (2.83%) OTC Derivatives
10 23 (2.33%) Mobile App
11 22 (2.22%) Social Media
12 21 (2.12%) Grid Computing
13 20 (2.02%) Market Risk
13 20 (2.02%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.72%) Credit Risk
15 16 (1.62%) Data Centre
16 14 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 221 (22.35%) Linux
2 160 (16.18%) Unix
3 79 (7.99%) Windows
4 60 (6.07%) Android
5 44 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.81%) CentOS
9 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Solaris
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) MVS
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (23.26%) OO
3 204 (20.63%) TDD
4 188 (19.01%) Software Engineering
5 182 (18.40%) Scrum
6 162 (16.38%) SDLC
7 149 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 130 (13.14%) Unit Testing
9 118 (11.93%) BDD
10 92 (9.30%) Web Development
11 91 (9.20%) Open Source
11 91 (9.20%) SOA
12 75 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 73 (7.38%) Analytics
14 65 (6.57%) DevOps
15 63 (6.37%) MVC
16 61 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 58 (5.86%) Microservices
18 53 (5.36%) OOD
19 47 (4.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 296 (29.93%) SQL
2 280 (28.31%) JavaScript
3 215 (21.74%) Python
4 144 (14.56%) C#
5 114 (11.53%) C++
6 75 (7.58%) Perl
7 62 (6.27%) PL/SQL
7 62 (6.27%) Ruby
8 57 (5.76%) PHP
9 41 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.03%) Scala
11 24 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.12%) C
13 15 (1.52%) Groovy
14 14 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.01%) VBScript
16 8 (0.81%) Clojure
16 8 (0.81%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 238 (24.06%) Degree
2 25 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.81%) RHCE
4 3 (0.30%) ISEB
4 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.10%) CISSP
6 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.76%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.20%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.20%) SEPA
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) ISO13485
System Software
1 71 (7.18%) Docker
2 8 (0.81%) Varnish
3 6 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) Squid
5 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (4.45%) Mesos
3 42 (4.25%) Puppet
4 32 (3.24%) Kubernetes
5 20 (2.02%) Rundeck
6 13 (1.31%) Ansible
6 13 (1.31%) Capistrano
7 12 (1.21%) CFEngine
7 12 (1.21%) Oozie
8 4 (0.40%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 3 (0.30%) MOM
9 3 (0.30%) QRadar
10 2 (0.20%) Fluentd
10 2 (0.20%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Nessus
11 1 (0.10%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.10%) Packer
11 1 (0.10%) Terraform
11 1 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 208 (21.03%) Oracle
2 83 (8.39%) Sybase
3 44 (4.45%) Microsoft
4 43 (4.35%) IBM
5 25 (2.53%) SAP
6 22 (2.22%) VMware
7 15 (1.52%) Adobe
8 14 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.21%) Google
9 12 (1.21%) Informatica
9 12 (1.21%) Tableau
10 11 (1.11%) Cognos
11 10 (1.01%) FatWire
12 9 (0.91%) Talend
13 8 (0.81%) HP
13 8 (0.81%) Sun
13 8 (0.81%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.71%) FNZ
15 6 (0.61%) Vertica
16 5 (0.51%) Twitter
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