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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 549 538 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.46% 16.84% 16.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.89% 30.17% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 312 356 365
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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
1777 1783 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.27% 55.82% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1148 1117
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -2 286 £40,750 -9.44% 31
Edinburgh +7 187 £42,000 +0.59% 33
Stirling -1 35 £54,000 +20.00% 3
Aberdeen -17 8 £45,500 -17.27% 3
Dundee -2 7 £36,250 -11.57% 3
South Lanarkshire -1 6 £32,500 -27.77% 3
West Lothian +2 3 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Fife +1 2 £20,000 -50.00% 1
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 460 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (34.57%) SQL
3 369 (29.19%) Oracle
4 366 (28.96%) Finance
5 329 (26.03%) Spring
6 312 (24.68%) JavaScript
6 312 (24.68%) OO
7 285 (22.55%) Relational Database
8 282 (22.31%) Linux
9 276 (21.84%) HTML
10 254 (20.09%) Degree
11 252 (19.94%) Hibernate
12 241 (19.07%) XML
13 230 (18.20%) C++
14 227 (17.96%) UNIX
15 218 (17.25%) Web Services
16 215 (17.01%) Python
17 214 (16.93%) Banking
18 212 (16.77%) C#
19 202 (15.98%) Software Engineering
20 200 (15.82%) CSS
21 185 (14.64%) Computer Science
22 164 (12.97%) Tomcat
23 155 (12.26%) .NET
24 152 (12.03%) RDBMS
25 148 (11.71%) Scrum
26 143 (11.31%) SQL Server
27 140 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
28 137 (10.84%) TDD
29 136 (10.76%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 164 (12.97%) Tomcat
2 106 (8.39%) WebSphere
3 104 (8.23%) JBoss
4 76 (6.01%) Apache
5 71 (5.62%) WebLogic
6 44 (3.48%) CMS
7 43 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (2.22%) Alfresco
9 25 (1.98%) Node.js
10 22 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (1.19%) Mule
11 15 (1.19%) FileNet
11 15 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 14 (1.11%) IIS
13 10 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (0.79%) Drupal
14 9 (0.71%) Jetty
15 6 (0.47%) SugarCRM
15 6 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (1.90%) MS Office
1 24 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.16%) MS Project
3 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.079%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.16%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.16%) FileNet Content Manager
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.079%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.079%) Maximo
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.079%) Agresso
5 1 (0.079%) Endur
5 1 (0.079%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (1.50%) Google Compute Engine
4 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.87%) Heroku
5 11 (0.87%) OpenShift
6 10 (0.79%) SaaS
7 4 (0.32%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.24%) Route 53
8 3 (0.24%) GitHub
9 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.27%) Internet
2 48 (3.80%) HTTP
3 16 (1.27%) Firewall
3 16 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.03%) DMZ
5 10 (0.79%) DNS
6 8 (0.63%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.32%) SSL
7 4 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.32%) IPsec
7 4 (0.32%) SMTP
7 4 (0.32%) DHCP
7 4 (0.32%) FTP
8 3 (0.24%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) VoIP
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 2 (0.16%) SNMP
9 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (22.55%) Relational Database
2 152 (12.03%) RDBMS
3 143 (11.31%) SQL Server
4 107 (8.47%) Oracle Database
5 84 (6.65%) NoSQL
6 79 (6.25%) MySQL
7 59 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 55 (4.35%) Big Data
9 41 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (2.93%) MongoDB
11 34 (2.69%) Hadoop
12 23 (1.82%) Pentaho
13 21 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.58%) Oracle ODI
15 19 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (1.27%) DB2
16 16 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 105 (8.31%) Maven
2 97 (7.67%) JUnit
3 82 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 64 (5.06%) Subversion
5 53 (4.19%) Git (software)
6 52 (4.11%) Selenium
6 52 (4.11%) Ant
7 50 (3.96%) Eclipse
8 33 (2.61%) JIRA
9 21 (1.66%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.58%) EasyMock
11 13 (1.03%) Hudson
12 11 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (0.87%) LoadRunner
13 10 (0.79%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.79%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.79%) Gradle
14 9 (0.71%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 366 (28.96%) Finance
2 214 (16.93%) Banking
3 103 (8.15%) Investment Banking
4 58 (4.59%) Games
5 41 (3.24%) Back Office
6 39 (3.09%) Front Office
7 33 (2.61%) Retail
8 29 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.74%) Marketing
10 14 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.95%) German Language
11 12 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.79%) French Language
13 9 (0.71%) Legal
14 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.55%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.40%) Turkish Language
16 4 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 806 (63.77%) Developer
2 392 (31.01%) Java Developer
3 165 (13.05%) Senior Developer
4 134 (10.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 113 (8.94%) Software Engineer
6 110 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 93 (7.36%) Analyst
8 63 (4.98%) Architect
9 61 (4.83%) Web Developer
10 51 (4.03%) Lead Developer
11 50 (3.96%) Junior
12 35 (2.77%) Junior Developer
13 32 (2.53%) Programmer
14 31 (2.45%) Applications Support
15 29 (2.29%) Support Analyst
16 25 (1.98%) Applications Developer
16 25 (1.98%) Java Architect
17 24 (1.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 23 (1.82%) Python Developer
19 22 (1.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (26.03%) Spring
2 276 (21.84%) HTML
3 252 (19.94%) Hibernate
4 241 (19.07%) XML
5 218 (17.25%) Web Services
6 200 (15.82%) CSS
7 155 (12.26%) .NET
8 136 (10.76%) J2EE
9 123 (9.73%) jQuery
10 110 (8.70%) Java EE
11 109 (8.62%) HTML5
12 101 (7.99%) SOAP
13 91 (7.20%) REST
14 77 (6.09%) JSP
15 72 (5.70%) JMS
16 71 (5.62%) Middleware
17 57 (4.51%) CSS3
18 55 (4.35%) XSLT
18 55 (4.35%) Servlets
19 50 (3.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 185 (14.64%) Computer Science
2 140 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (9.41%) Open Source
4 93 (7.36%) Mathematics
5 66 (5.22%) Physics
6 52 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 50 (3.96%) Derivative
8 41 (3.24%) Grid Computing
8 41 (3.24%) Market Risk
9 31 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.98%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.98%) Data Integration
12 21 (1.66%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.66%) User Experience
12 21 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.50%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.11%) Replication
14 14 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (0.95%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 282 (22.31%) Linux
2 227 (17.96%) UNIX
3 80 (6.33%) Windows
4 51 (4.03%) Android
5 35 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.74%) AIX
8 18 (1.42%) Debian
9 14 (1.11%) Solaris
10 10 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.55%) CentOS
12 4 (0.32%) Fedora
13 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.16%) zOS
14 1 (0.079%) MVS
14 1 (0.079%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.079%) HPUX
14 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (24.68%) OO
3 202 (15.98%) Software Engineering
4 148 (11.71%) Scrum
5 137 (10.84%) TDD
6 115 (9.10%) SOA
7 113 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (7.52%) OOP
9 90 (7.12%) Mentoring
10 89 (7.04%) Automated Testing
11 88 (6.96%) MVC
12 86 (6.80%) Multithreading
13 85 (6.72%) Unit Testing
14 82 (6.49%) OOD
15 78 (6.17%) Data Modelling
16 76 (6.01%) Web Development
17 71 (5.62%) Coaching
18 57 (4.51%) Project Management
19 55 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
20 53 (4.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 437 (34.57%) SQL
2 312 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 230 (18.20%) C++
4 215 (17.01%) Python
5 212 (16.77%) C#
6 110 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 106 (8.39%) Perl
8 89 (7.04%) PHP
9 73 (5.78%) Ruby
10 57 (4.51%) Shell Script
11 33 (2.61%) C
12 31 (2.45%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.37%) Jython
14 28 (2.22%) Scala
15 21 (1.66%) VB
16 20 (1.58%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.50%) VBA
18 18 (1.42%) Bash Shell
19 16 (1.27%) XQuery
20 15 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 254 (20.09%) Degree
2 20 (1.58%) PhD
3 11 (0.87%) Postgraduate
4 9 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.47%) RHCE
6 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.32%) GIAC
8 2 (0.16%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.079%) HND
9 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.17%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.079%) COBIT
3 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.87%) Docker
2 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Xen
3 4 (0.32%) HDFS
4 2 (0.16%) Firmware
4 2 (0.16%) RACF
5 1 (0.079%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (4.19%) Puppet
2 48 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 18 (1.42%) CFEngine
5 15 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 13 (1.03%) Nagios
7 11 (0.87%) Ansible
8 9 (0.71%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.47%) Munin
10 5 (0.40%) Cacti
11 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.32%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.24%) Control-M
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.16%) OpenView
13 2 (0.16%) CA Endevor
13 2 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
13 2 (0.16%) SCCM
13 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 369 (29.19%) Oracle
2 108 (8.54%) Sybase
3 59 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 46 (3.64%) IBM
5 29 (2.29%) Google
6 23 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.74%) Adobe
8 16 (1.27%) HP
9 13 (1.03%) Cognos
10 12 (0.95%) SAP
11 11 (0.87%) Dell
11 11 (0.87%) Informatica
11 11 (0.87%) VMware
12 9 (0.71%) Twitter
12 9 (0.71%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.63%) Talend
14 6 (0.47%) Tableau
15 5 (0.40%) FrontRange
15 5 (0.40%) Alterian
15 5 (0.40%) Perforce
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - Exceptional Benefits and Environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £18k - 32k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cupar, Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago