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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 504 541 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.54% 17.22% 16.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.12% 32.91% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 265 317 418
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1435 1644 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.93% 52.32% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1020 1379
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 +4 317 £45,000 -5.26% 35
Edinburgh -5 155 £45,000 +4.65% 38
Stirling -9 21 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Lothian +7 6 £35,000 - 5
Dundee -2 6 £40,000 -3.02%
Midlothian - 4 £36,000 -
Fife +2 3 £23,000 -19.29%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £54,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 550 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (33.79%) SQL
3 337 (32.81%) Spring
4 317 (30.87%) Finance
5 257 (25.02%) OO
6 248 (24.15%) TDD
7 242 (23.56%) JavaScript
7 242 (23.56%) Oracle
8 235 (22.88%) Web Services
9 211 (20.55%) C#
10 210 (20.45%) Degree
11 206 (20.06%) Hibernate
12 202 (19.67%) Python
13 201 (19.57%) HTML
14 200 (19.47%) Relational Database
15 191 (18.60%) Scrum
16 189 (18.40%) Unix
17 185 (18.01%) Linux
18 182 (17.72%) Banking
19 181 (17.62%) Maven
20 176 (17.14%) XML
21 162 (15.77%) Software Engineering
21 162 (15.77%) SDLC
22 161 (15.68%) CSS
23 157 (15.29%) JSON
24 153 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
25 144 (14.02%) .NET
26 142 (13.83%) Unit Testing
27 136 (13.24%) JBoss
28 134 (13.05%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 136 (13.24%) JBoss
2 112 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 56 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 53 (5.16%) Apache
5 41 (3.99%) Alfresco
6 35 (3.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 30 (2.92%) Node.js
8 26 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (2.24%) GemFire
11 22 (2.14%) MQSeries
12 17 (1.66%) Apache Spark
13 16 (1.56%) WebLogic
14 12 (1.17%) SAS
15 11 (1.07%) NetWeaver
16 10 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
16 10 (0.97%) IIS
17 9 (0.88%) CMS
17 9 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 8 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 25 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.39%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.097%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.19%) RMDS
3 2 (0.19%) Sonata
4 1 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.097%) Endur
4 1 (0.097%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.097%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.097%) Magento
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.53%) IaaS
3 24 (2.34%) PaaS
4 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.07%) GitHub
6 10 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.29%) SaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.63%) Internet
2 15 (1.46%) HTTP
3 9 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.58%) MQTT
5 5 (0.49%) SSL
6 4 (0.39%) Firewall
6 4 (0.39%) SNMP
7 3 (0.29%) FTP
7 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.29%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) DNS
8 2 (0.19%) LAN
8 2 (0.19%) LDAP
8 2 (0.19%) Multicast
8 2 (0.19%) VLAN
8 2 (0.19%) WAN
9 1 (0.097%) DHCP
9 1 (0.097%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.097%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (19.47%) Relational Database
2 131 (12.76%) SQL Server
3 117 (11.39%) RDBMS
4 73 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 56 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 50 (4.87%) Big Data
6 50 (4.87%) MySQL
7 45 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 45 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (3.60%) Hadoop
9 34 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (2.04%) MarkLogic
13 17 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.36%) Sybase ASE
15 13 (1.27%) DB2
16 12 (1.17%) BigTable
16 12 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 181 (17.62%) Maven
2 116 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 97 (9.44%) Git (software)
4 90 (8.76%) Selenium
5 85 (8.28%) Subversion
6 79 (7.69%) JUnit
7 66 (6.43%) Eclipse
8 60 (5.84%) JIRA
9 50 (4.87%) Cucumber
10 43 (4.19%) Artifactory
11 36 (3.51%) FitNesse
12 30 (2.92%) Ant
13 19 (1.85%) Mockito
14 18 (1.75%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.56%) PowerBuilder
16 12 (1.17%) Hudson
17 11 (1.07%) TeamCity
18 10 (0.97%) JBehave
18 10 (0.97%) Visual Studio
18 10 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 317 (30.87%) Finance
2 182 (17.72%) Banking
3 59 (5.74%) Investment Banking
4 45 (4.38%) Retail
5 27 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.85%) Back Office
7 18 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.66%) Legal
9 14 (1.36%) Games
10 13 (1.27%) Front Office
11 10 (0.97%) Private Banking
12 7 (0.68%) Marketing
13 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.39%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) Automotive
15 3 (0.29%) German Language
15 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 580 (56.48%) Developer
2 357 (34.76%) Java Developer
3 102 (9.93%) Senior Developer
4 99 (9.64%) Software Engineer
5 90 (8.76%) Lead Developer
6 71 (6.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 67 (6.52%) Lead Java Developer
8 63 (6.13%) Analyst
9 62 (6.04%) Architect
10 48 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 44 (4.28%) C# Developer
12 41 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
13 36 (3.51%) Applications Support
13 36 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
14 30 (2.92%) Java Engineer
14 30 (2.92%) Python Developer
15 28 (2.73%) Applications Developer
15 28 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
16 27 (2.63%) Open Source Developer
16 27 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (32.81%) Spring
2 235 (22.88%) Web Services
3 206 (20.06%) Hibernate
4 201 (19.57%) HTML
5 176 (17.14%) XML
6 161 (15.68%) CSS
7 157 (15.29%) JSON
8 144 (14.02%) .NET
9 124 (12.07%) RESTful
10 115 (11.20%) J2EE
11 108 (10.52%) REST
12 104 (10.13%) HTML5
13 84 (8.18%) jQuery
14 79 (7.69%) Middleware
15 78 (7.59%) AngularJS
16 67 (6.52%) SOAP
17 61 (5.94%) JSP
18 56 (5.45%) JMS
19 53 (5.16%) CSS3
20 49 (4.77%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 60 (5.84%) Derivative
4 44 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.41%) User Experience
6 34 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 29 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.53%) Market Risk
9 23 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.04%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
11 20 (1.95%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.85%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.75%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.27%) SWIFT
15 12 (1.17%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.17%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.07%) Data Integration
16 11 (1.07%) Equities
16 11 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 189 (18.40%) Unix
2 185 (18.01%) Linux
3 83 (8.08%) Windows
4 45 (4.38%) Android
5 30 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.97%) Debian
6 10 (0.97%) Solaris
7 8 (0.78%) AIX
8 6 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.39%) VMS
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (25.02%) OO
3 248 (24.15%) TDD
4 191 (18.60%) Scrum
5 162 (15.77%) SDLC
5 162 (15.77%) Software Engineering
6 142 (13.83%) Unit Testing
7 134 (13.05%) BDD
8 133 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
9 132 (12.85%) Open Source
10 114 (11.10%) Mentoring
11 98 (9.54%) SOA
12 76 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 67 (6.52%) Web Development
14 60 (5.84%) MVC
15 57 (5.55%) Project Management
16 55 (5.36%) Analytics
17 52 (5.06%) Multithreading
18 44 (4.28%) Document Management
19 41 (3.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 347 (33.79%) SQL
2 242 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 211 (20.55%) C#
4 202 (19.67%) Python
5 123 (11.98%) C++
6 86 (8.37%) PL/SQL
7 77 (7.50%) Perl
8 76 (7.40%) Shell Script
9 63 (6.13%) Ruby
10 49 (4.77%) PHP
11 28 (2.73%) C
12 25 (2.43%) Groovy
13 24 (2.34%) Scala
13 24 (2.34%) XQuery
14 23 (2.24%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.85%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.56%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.36%) VBA
17 14 (1.36%) XPath
18 13 (1.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 210 (20.45%) Degree
2 41 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.07%) ISEB
3 11 (1.07%) ISTQB
3 11 (1.07%) PhD
4 7 (0.68%) HND
5 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.19%) CISSP
6 2 (0.19%) SANS
7 1 (0.097%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.097%) PMP
7 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.097%) RHCE
7 1 (0.097%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.097%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.16%) QA
2 10 (0.97%) HL7
3 4 (0.39%) COBIT
4 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) ISO15022
5 2 (0.19%) ISO20022
System Software
1 40 (3.89%) Docker
2 6 (0.58%) Squid
3 5 (0.49%) Varnish
4 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.097%) RACF
5 1 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (3.31%) Puppet
2 32 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.04%) Ansible
4 8 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.78%) Mesos
4 8 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.68%) Nagios
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (0.49%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.39%) Graphite
8 4 (0.39%) Opsview
8 4 (0.39%) QRadar
9 3 (0.29%) Fluentd
9 3 (0.29%) Nessus
9 3 (0.29%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.19%) Ambari
10 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.19%) Oozie
10 2 (0.19%) Salt
10 2 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 242 (23.56%) Oracle
2 92 (8.96%) Sybase
3 55 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 43 (4.19%) IBM
5 25 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.34%) Adobe
7 17 (1.66%) Informatica
8 16 (1.56%) Cognos
8 16 (1.56%) SAP
9 15 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.07%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.97%) Cegedim Rx
11 10 (0.97%) DevExpress
11 10 (0.97%) HP
12 8 (0.78%) Splunk
13 6 (0.58%) Vertica
14 5 (0.49%) Fundtech
14 5 (0.49%) Sun
15 4 (0.39%) CA
15 4 (0.39%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
eSynergy Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £23,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago