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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 551 728 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.64% 19.78% 22.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.61% 35.48% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 323 464 480
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
1592 2052 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.96% 55.76% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1411 1250
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -2 237 £45,000 -5.26% 40
Edinburgh 0 236 £41,500 +3.75% 64
Dundee +1 28 £43,500 +14.47% 4
Stirling -1 26 £32,500 -25.28% 1
Fife +5 8 £37,500 -18.47% 2
Aberdeen +1 4 £32,500 -35.00% 1
West Lothian -6 4 £36,250 -23.68%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £39,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 539 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (35.49%) Finance
3 391 (34.18%) Spring
4 329 (28.76%) Oracle
5 325 (28.41%) Web Services
6 306 (26.75%) JavaScript
7 302 (26.40%) Linux
8 297 (25.96%) SQL
9 295 (25.79%) Hibernate
10 250 (21.85%) Relational Database
11 235 (20.54%) Degree
12 233 (20.37%) Banking
13 226 (19.76%) HTML
14 216 (18.88%) XML
15 212 (18.53%) OO
16 198 (17.31%) Software Engineering
17 194 (16.96%) TDD
17 194 (16.96%) UNIX
18 185 (16.17%) J2EE
19 174 (15.21%) Python
20 173 (15.12%) SDLC
21 163 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
22 160 (13.99%) Scrum
23 157 (13.72%) CSS
24 148 (12.94%) Maven
25 130 (11.36%) JBoss
26 128 (11.19%) RDBMS
27 127 (11.10%) .NET
28 122 (10.66%) Tomcat
29 119 (10.40%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 130 (11.36%) JBoss
2 122 (10.66%) Tomcat
3 118 (10.31%) Apache
4 66 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 36 (3.15%) WebLogic
6 31 (2.71%) CMS
7 23 (2.01%) Mule
7 23 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
9 17 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 16 (1.40%) FileNet
11 13 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.96%) IIS
12 11 (0.96%) SAS
13 9 (0.79%) Node.js
14 8 (0.70%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.52%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.52%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.52%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 21 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.70%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) SPSS
4 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.52%) assyst
3 5 (0.44%) Magento
3 5 (0.44%) Global One
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.26%) AquaLogic BPM
5 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.26%) PRMS
6 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.087%) Maximo
7 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 88 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.05%) SaaS
4 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.087%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.23%) Internet
2 9 (0.79%) Firewall
2 9 (0.79%) HTTP
3 8 (0.70%) LDAP
3 8 (0.70%) SAN
4 7 (0.61%) CTI
4 7 (0.61%) DNS
5 5 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.44%) SSL
5 5 (0.44%) WAN
6 4 (0.35%) LAN
7 3 (0.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.26%) VLAN
8 2 (0.17%) SNMP
8 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.087%) SMS
9 1 (0.087%) DHCP
9 1 (0.087%) NFC
9 1 (0.087%) NAS
9 1 (0.087%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (21.85%) Relational Database
2 128 (11.19%) RDBMS
3 111 (9.70%) MySQL
4 104 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 74 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 73 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (4.11%) NoSQL
8 44 (3.85%) MongoDB
9 33 (2.88%) Big Data
10 32 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (1.49%) DB2
14 16 (1.40%) OLAP
14 16 (1.40%) Pentaho
15 15 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.31%) DataStage
16 11 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 148 (12.94%) Maven
2 93 (8.13%) JUnit
3 74 (6.47%) Eclipse
4 65 (5.68%) Ant
5 64 (5.59%) Git (software)
6 57 (4.98%) Subversion
7 53 (4.63%) Jenkins
8 37 (3.23%) Selenium
9 22 (1.92%) Mockito
10 21 (1.84%) JIRA
11 16 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.31%) TestNG
13 12 (1.05%) Flash Builder
13 12 (1.05%) Gradle
13 12 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.87%) FitNesse
14 10 (0.87%) IntelliJ
15 9 (0.79%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.79%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.70%) HttpUnit
General
1 406 (35.49%) Finance
2 233 (20.37%) Banking
3 79 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.67%) Games
6 27 (2.36%) Retail
7 21 (1.84%) Legal
8 17 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.22%) Front Office
10 13 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.05%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.87%) Advertising
13 8 (0.70%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.35%) Marketing
16 3 (0.26%) Automotive
16 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 652 (56.99%) Developer
2 375 (32.78%) Java Developer
3 151 (13.20%) Senior Developer
4 114 (9.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 75 (6.56%) Analyst
7 68 (5.94%) Software Developer
8 54 (4.72%) Architect
9 41 (3.58%) AWS Developer
10 39 (3.41%) Consultant
11 38 (3.32%) Lead Developer
12 32 (2.80%) Graduate
13 27 (2.36%) Project Manager
13 27 (2.36%) Development Manager
14 26 (2.27%) Technical Leader
15 23 (2.01%) Junior
16 22 (1.92%) Designer
17 20 (1.75%) Technical Architect
17 20 (1.75%) Business Analyst
17 20 (1.75%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (34.18%) Spring
2 325 (28.41%) Web Services
3 295 (25.79%) Hibernate
4 226 (19.76%) HTML
5 216 (18.88%) XML
6 185 (16.17%) J2EE
7 157 (13.72%) CSS
8 127 (11.10%) .NET
9 111 (9.70%) Java EE
10 106 (9.27%) RESTful
11 105 (9.18%) JMS
12 98 (8.57%) Middleware
13 93 (8.13%) jQuery
14 92 (8.04%) JPA
15 89 (7.78%) HTML5
16 84 (7.34%) Servlets
17 78 (6.82%) SOAP
18 76 (6.64%) JSP
19 50 (4.37%) EJB
20 44 (3.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.40%) Computer Science
2 108 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 38 (3.32%) Mathematics
5 33 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.10%) User Experience
7 23 (2.01%) Physics
8 18 (1.57%) Derivative
9 16 (1.40%) Equities
10 15 (1.31%) GIS
11 13 (1.14%) Data Integration
12 12 (1.05%) Social Media
13 11 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.70%) iPad
15 7 (0.61%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.61%) Grid Computing
15 7 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (0.52%) Statistics
16 6 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 302 (26.40%) Linux
2 194 (16.96%) UNIX
3 79 (6.91%) Android
4 73 (6.38%) Windows
5 62 (5.42%) Apple iOS
6 38 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (2.10%) Debian
8 10 (0.87%) Solaris
9 9 (0.79%) AIX
10 8 (0.70%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.087%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (18.53%) OO
3 198 (17.31%) Software Engineering
4 194 (16.96%) TDD
5 173 (15.12%) SDLC
6 163 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
7 160 (13.99%) Scrum
8 113 (9.88%) MVC
9 111 (9.70%) Open Source
10 88 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 84 (7.34%) Mentoring
12 78 (6.82%) SOA
13 58 (5.07%) Project Management
14 53 (4.63%) OOD
14 53 (4.63%) Waterfall
15 51 (4.46%) Content Management
16 43 (3.76%) Android Development
17 42 (3.67%) Use Case
18 39 (3.41%) Automated Testing
18 39 (3.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 306 (26.75%) JavaScript
2 297 (25.96%) SQL
3 174 (15.21%) Python
4 109 (9.53%) C#
5 103 (9.00%) C++
6 101 (8.83%) Perl
7 89 (7.78%) PL/SQL
8 74 (6.47%) PHP
9 63 (5.51%) Ruby
10 62 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 50 (4.37%) C
12 34 (2.97%) AspectJ
13 32 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.66%) VB
15 15 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.05%) R
18 10 (0.87%) VBA
18 10 (0.87%) Scala
19 8 (0.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 235 (20.54%) Degree
2 10 (0.87%) PhD
3 5 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.35%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.17%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.17%) ISEB
5 2 (0.17%) CISSP
6 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.087%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.087%) PMP
6 1 (0.087%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.12%) QA
2 9 (0.79%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.087%) EMIR
4 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.35%) Docker
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) RACF
6 1 (0.087%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (4.81%) Puppet
2 53 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.27%) Nagios
4 15 (1.31%) Munin
4 15 (1.31%) Graphite
5 11 (0.96%) Control-M
6 4 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.17%) MOM
8 2 (0.17%) Foglight
8 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.087%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.087%) Ansible
Vendors
1 329 (28.76%) Oracle
2 66 (5.77%) Sybase
3 41 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.45%) IBM
5 25 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.14%) VMware
7 12 (1.05%) Informatica
7 12 (1.05%) Splunk
7 12 (1.05%) Talend
8 10 (0.87%) Cognos
8 10 (0.87%) Business Objects
9 9 (0.79%) Alterian
9 9 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.70%) Google
10 8 (0.70%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.52%) Lotus
11 6 (0.52%) Adobe
11 6 (0.52%) Misys
11 6 (0.52%) F5
12 5 (0.44%) Vertica
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