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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 572 737 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.21% 21.15% 20.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.44% 38.79% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 371 482 344
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
1661 1900 1566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.88% 54.54% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1258 989
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -3 263 £45,875 +1.94% 36
Edinburgh -1 206 £43,000 +7.50% 44
Stirling +6 28 £55,000 - 13
Dundee 0 23 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Aberdeen +1 15 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Moray - 5 £37,500 -
Fife -3 3 £28,500 -36.66% 1
West Lothian -5 3 - - 2
South Lanarkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Highlands - 2 £53,750 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 495 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (33.33%) Finance
3 328 (29.87%) SQL
4 311 (28.32%) JavaScript
5 297 (27.05%) Oracle
5 297 (27.05%) Spring
6 258 (23.50%) Web Services
7 254 (23.13%) Degree
7 254 (23.13%) Relational Database
8 242 (22.04%) Linux
9 227 (20.67%) Banking
10 219 (19.95%) Hibernate
11 215 (19.58%) Python
12 213 (19.40%) OO
13 200 (18.21%) Software Engineering
14 191 (17.40%) TDD
15 188 (17.12%) UNIX
16 174 (15.85%) HTML
17 165 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
18 163 (14.85%) Scrum
19 148 (13.48%) C#
20 145 (13.21%) SQL Server
21 141 (12.84%) CSS
22 140 (12.75%) C++
23 130 (11.84%) RDBMS
24 127 (11.57%) .NET
25 126 (11.48%) XML
26 121 (11.02%) Computer Science
27 116 (10.56%) Tomcat
28 104 (9.47%) JBoss

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 116 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 104 (9.47%) JBoss
3 64 (5.83%) WebSphere
4 56 (5.10%) Apache
5 38 (3.46%) WebLogic
6 31 (2.82%) CMS
7 20 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.46%) Mule
9 13 (1.18%) FileNet
10 12 (1.09%) Liferay
11 10 (0.91%) Node.js
12 9 (0.82%) Alfresco
13 7 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.64%) SugarCRM
13 7 (0.64%) SAS
14 6 (0.55%) Documentum
14 6 (0.55%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.55%) Drupal
15 5 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.091%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) assyst
2 5 (0.46%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.36%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.36%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.36%) SAP LE
3 4 (0.36%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.18%) Global One
6 1 (0.091%) Maximo
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.091%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 102 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.46%) SaaS
4 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
5 6 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.18%) Heroku
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.18%) Route 53
7 1 (0.091%) GitHub
7 1 (0.091%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.00%) Internet
2 18 (1.64%) Firewall
3 15 (1.37%) DMZ
4 9 (0.82%) HTTP
5 6 (0.55%) DNS
6 5 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.36%) Intranet
8 3 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.18%) VLAN
9 2 (0.18%) CTI
9 2 (0.18%) SNMP
9 2 (0.18%) LAN
9 2 (0.18%) WAN
9 2 (0.18%) SMTP
10 1 (0.091%) LDAP
10 1 (0.091%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.091%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (23.13%) Relational Database
2 145 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 130 (11.84%) RDBMS
4 60 (5.46%) MySQL
5 54 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 44 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 38 (3.46%) NoSQL
9 37 (3.37%) Big Data
10 34 (3.10%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.55%) BusinessObjects XI
12 17 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.55%) Pentaho
12 17 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.46%) QlikView
14 15 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.37%) DataStage
15 14 (1.28%) DB2
16 11 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 84 (7.65%) Maven
2 78 (7.10%) JUnit
3 72 (6.56%) Subversion
4 58 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 54 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 48 (4.37%) Jenkins
7 36 (3.28%) JIRA
8 32 (2.91%) Selenium
9 27 (2.46%) Ant
10 16 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (1.28%) Mockito
12 13 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.18%) LoadRunner
13 9 (0.82%) TestNG
13 9 (0.82%) Hudson
13 9 (0.82%) FishEye
14 8 (0.73%) Gradle
14 8 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 366 (33.33%) Finance
2 227 (20.67%) Banking
3 69 (6.28%) Investment Banking
4 66 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 46 (4.19%) Games
6 36 (3.28%) Retail
7 23 (2.09%) Front Office
8 16 (1.46%) Private Banking
9 14 (1.28%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.91%) Marketing
11 9 (0.82%) Back Office
12 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Legal
13 7 (0.64%) Advertising
14 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
16 3 (0.27%) Military
17 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 620 (56.47%) Developer
2 342 (31.15%) Java Developer
3 134 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 111 (10.11%) Software Engineer
5 105 (9.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 94 (8.56%) Analyst
7 81 (7.38%) Architect
8 77 (7.01%) Software Developer
9 33 (3.01%) Consultant
10 32 (2.91%) Lead Developer
11 31 (2.82%) Java Architect
12 30 (2.73%) Support Analyst
13 28 (2.55%) Junior
14 27 (2.46%) Project Manager
15 26 (2.37%) Business Analyst
16 25 (2.28%) Technical Architect
16 25 (2.28%) QA Engineer
17 24 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
18 23 (2.09%) Graduate
19 22 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (27.05%) Spring
2 258 (23.50%) Web Services
3 219 (19.95%) Hibernate
4 174 (15.85%) HTML
5 141 (12.84%) CSS
6 127 (11.57%) .NET
7 126 (11.48%) XML
8 104 (9.47%) J2EE
9 90 (8.20%) jQuery
10 86 (7.83%) Middleware
11 76 (6.92%) JSP
12 74 (6.74%) HTML5
13 70 (6.38%) Java EE
14 65 (5.92%) JMS
15 60 (5.46%) REST
16 58 (5.28%) Struts
17 56 (5.10%) SOAP
18 53 (4.83%) RESTful
19 49 (4.46%) Servlets
20 46 (4.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 84 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (7.29%) Open Source
4 53 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 29 (2.64%) Physics
7 27 (2.46%) User Experience
8 26 (2.37%) Derivative
9 25 (2.28%) Data Integration
10 21 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.82%) Equities
12 19 (1.73%) Social Media
13 16 (1.46%) GIS
14 15 (1.37%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.28%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.28%) Xbox
16 10 (0.91%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (0.82%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 242 (22.04%) Linux
2 188 (17.12%) UNIX
3 71 (6.47%) Windows
4 68 (6.19%) Android
5 51 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.37%) Debian
8 12 (1.09%) AIX
9 9 (0.82%) Solaris
10 7 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
13 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.091%) HPUX
14 1 (0.091%) CentOS
14 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.091%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (19.40%) OO
3 200 (18.21%) Software Engineering
4 191 (17.40%) TDD
5 165 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
6 163 (14.85%) Scrum
7 98 (8.93%) MVC
8 85 (7.74%) SOA
9 75 (6.83%) OOD
10 53 (4.83%) Analytics
11 50 (4.55%) Unit Testing
12 48 (4.37%) Configuration Management
12 48 (4.37%) Mentoring
13 47 (4.28%) OOP
13 47 (4.28%) Automated Testing
14 43 (3.92%) Multithreading
15 40 (3.64%) Waterfall
15 40 (3.64%) Android Development
15 40 (3.64%) DevOps
16 39 (3.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 328 (29.87%) SQL
2 311 (28.32%) JavaScript
3 215 (19.58%) Python
4 148 (13.48%) C#
5 140 (12.75%) C++
6 75 (6.83%) PL/SQL
7 74 (6.74%) Perl
8 61 (5.56%) Ruby
9 56 (5.10%) PHP
10 51 (4.64%) Shell Script
11 43 (3.92%) C
12 36 (3.28%) VB
13 33 (3.01%) VBA
14 23 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.37%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.28%) AspectJ
18 13 (1.18%) Clojure
19 12 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 254 (23.13%) Degree
2 17 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.37%) VCP4
4 13 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.46%) PhD
6 3 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.091%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.091%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.091%) CISSP
8 1 (0.091%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.091%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.46%) RACF
2 4 (0.36%) Docker
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.091%) Squid
4 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.091%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 53 (4.83%) Puppet
2 51 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.46%) Graphite
3 16 (1.46%) Munin
3 16 (1.46%) Nagios
4 6 (0.55%) CFEngine
5 5 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.27%) MOM
6 3 (0.27%) Control-M
6 3 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.27%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.18%) OpenView
7 2 (0.18%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.18%) SCCM
7 2 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.091%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 297 (27.05%) Oracle
2 70 (6.38%) Sybase
3 47 (4.28%) Microsoft
4 36 (3.28%) IBM
5 23 (2.09%) Business Objects
6 16 (1.46%) Tableau
6 16 (1.46%) Talend
7 15 (1.37%) HP
8 14 (1.28%) SAP
8 14 (1.28%) Cognos
8 14 (1.28%) Google
8 14 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.82%) Apple
10 8 (0.73%) Adobe
10 8 (0.73%) Informatica
11 6 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.46%) Misys
13 4 (0.36%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.36%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.36%) Hyland
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + 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: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Awesome Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £32500 - £62000 per annum + Good Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Damia Group.
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension, profit plan, share sch
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago