The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 667 732 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.89% 23.64% 13.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.28% 40.60% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 413 398 409
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2004 1803 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.75% 58.22% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1054 1273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Java
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 334 £45,000 +7.14% 20
Edinburgh 0 242 £40,000 +5.26% 18
Aberdeen +2 37 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Dundee +8 21 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Stirling -11 10 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Fife -6 5 £45,000 +23.28%
West Lothian -1 2 - - 1
East Lothian - 2 £19,500 -
North Lanarkshire -5 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 409 (30.55%) JavaScript
2 368 (27.48%) Spring
3 350 (26.14%) SQL
4 342 (25.54%) OO
5 337 (25.17%) HTML
6 325 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
7 311 (23.23%) Finance
8 307 (22.93%) Hibernate
9 300 (22.40%) Linux
10 295 (22.03%) Degree
11 274 (20.46%) Oracle
12 260 (19.42%) CSS
13 245 (18.30%) C++
14 229 (17.10%) Python
15 226 (16.88%) C#
16 215 (16.06%) Software Engineering
17 213 (15.91%) JBoss
18 208 (15.53%) XML
19 204 (15.24%) Open Source
20 202 (15.09%) J2EE
21 185 (13.82%) Scrum
22 176 (13.14%) Computer Science
23 173 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
24 168 (12.55%) Web Services
25 166 (12.40%) jQuery
26 164 (12.25%) UNIX
27 159 (11.87%) .NET
28 152 (11.35%) Banking
29 149 (11.13%) Relational Database
30 146 (10.90%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 77 (5.75%) Drupal
2 68 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 65 (4.85%) WebSphere
4 55 (4.11%) SugarCRM
5 43 (3.21%) Apache
6 42 (3.14%) Alfresco
7 41 (3.06%) WebLogic
8 26 (1.94%) Node.js
8 26 (1.94%) NetWeaver
9 18 (1.34%) CMS
10 17 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.12%) SAP Portal
12 13 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (0.60%) GemFire
15 7 (0.52%) Mule
15 7 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.45%) SAS
16 6 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 35 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.97%) MS Office
4 8 (0.60%) GIMP
5 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) MS Project
6 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.075%) AWD
6 1 (0.075%) Endur
6 1 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.97%) SaaS
2 11 (0.82%) GitHub
3 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.075%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.64%) HTTP
2 20 (1.49%) LDAP
3 18 (1.34%) Internet
3 18 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.67%) ATM
5 4 (0.30%) SNMP
5 4 (0.30%) SSL
6 3 (0.22%) Intranet
6 3 (0.22%) Firewall
7 2 (0.15%) DMZ
7 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) SMS
7 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.075%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.075%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.075%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.075%) X.509
8 1 (0.075%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (11.13%) Relational Database
2 142 (10.60%) SQL Server
3 109 (8.14%) MongoDB
4 93 (6.95%) RDBMS
5 89 (6.65%) MySQL
6 66 (4.93%) Oracle Database
7 63 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
8 59 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (4.03%) Pentaho
10 50 (3.73%) NoSQL
11 35 (2.61%) Big Data
12 26 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (1.27%) KDB
14 17 (1.27%) SAP BW
15 15 (1.12%) DB2
15 15 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.75%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 131 (9.78%) Subversion
2 122 (9.11%) Maven
3 112 (8.36%) JUnit
4 103 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 85 (6.35%) Selenium
6 74 (5.53%) Git (software)
7 64 (4.78%) Eclipse
8 60 (4.48%) JIRA
9 55 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
10 53 (3.96%) Ant
11 45 (3.36%) Artifactory
12 28 (2.09%) Trac
13 26 (1.94%) Hudson
14 23 (1.72%) NWDI
15 22 (1.64%) LoadRunner
16 20 (1.49%) TestNG
17 18 (1.34%) Visual Studio
17 18 (1.34%) Jasmine
18 17 (1.27%) ClearCase
19 16 (1.19%) FishEye
General
1 311 (23.23%) Finance
2 152 (11.35%) Banking
3 92 (6.87%) Games
4 63 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 49 (3.66%) Front Office
6 30 (2.24%) Advertising
7 27 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.12%) Legal
10 14 (1.05%) Retail
11 13 (0.97%) Back Office
12 9 (0.67%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.45%) Marketing
13 6 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) French Language
16 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 895 (66.84%) Developer
2 473 (35.32%) Java Developer
3 172 (12.85%) Senior Developer
4 127 (9.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 125 (9.34%) Software Engineer
6 115 (8.59%) Software Developer
7 66 (4.93%) Architect
8 58 (4.33%) Analyst
9 46 (3.44%) Programmer
10 44 (3.29%) Junior
11 42 (3.14%) Web Developer
12 38 (2.84%) Lead Developer
13 34 (2.54%) Junior Developer
14 32 (2.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 30 (2.24%) C# Developer
16 28 (2.09%) Applications Support
17 27 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
18 26 (1.94%) Tester
18 26 (1.94%) Java Programmer
19 25 (1.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (27.48%) Spring
2 337 (25.17%) HTML
3 307 (22.93%) Hibernate
4 260 (19.42%) CSS
5 208 (15.53%) XML
6 202 (15.09%) J2EE
7 168 (12.55%) Web Services
8 166 (12.40%) jQuery
9 159 (11.87%) .NET
10 134 (10.01%) HTML5
11 115 (8.59%) JSON
12 93 (6.95%) RESTful
12 93 (6.95%) Middleware
13 80 (5.97%) Java EE
14 79 (5.90%) JSF
15 77 (5.75%) Ajax
16 72 (5.38%) CSS3
17 69 (5.15%) JMS
18 67 (5.00%) Gherkin
19 61 (4.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 204 (15.24%) Open Source
2 176 (13.14%) Computer Science
3 94 (7.02%) Mathematics
4 67 (5.00%) Physics
5 52 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (2.84%) Grid Computing
7 34 (2.54%) Market Risk
7 34 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (2.46%) Client/Server
9 28 (2.09%) Derivative
9 28 (2.09%) GIS
10 27 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.64%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.49%) Equities
13 18 (1.34%) N-Tier
14 16 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
15 14 (1.05%) Online Games
16 12 (0.90%) PDA
16 12 (0.90%) Data Integration
17 11 (0.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 300 (22.40%) Linux
2 164 (12.25%) UNIX
3 130 (9.71%) Windows
4 85 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 56 (4.18%) Android
7 54 (4.03%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.61%) AIX
9 22 (1.64%) Debian
10 13 (0.97%) Solaris
11 10 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.075%) VMS
14 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.075%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (25.54%) OO
2 325 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (16.06%) Software Engineering
4 185 (13.82%) Scrum
5 173 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (10.90%) SOA
7 139 (10.38%) TDD
8 131 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 90 (6.72%) OOP
10 88 (6.57%) MVC
11 77 (5.75%) Multithreading
12 74 (5.53%) BDD
13 70 (5.23%) Web Development
14 62 (4.63%) Automated Testing
15 60 (4.48%) Workflow
16 59 (4.41%) OOD
17 51 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 48 (3.58%) UML
19 45 (3.36%) Document Management
19 45 (3.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 409 (30.55%) JavaScript
2 350 (26.14%) SQL
3 245 (18.30%) C++
4 229 (17.10%) Python
5 226 (16.88%) C#
6 85 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 81 (6.05%) Perl
8 76 (5.68%) Ruby
9 68 (5.08%) PHP
10 61 (4.56%) Jython
11 50 (3.73%) Scala
12 45 (3.36%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.76%) C
14 27 (2.02%) Groovy
15 26 (1.94%) ABAP
16 24 (1.79%) VB
17 18 (1.34%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.19%) ActionScript
18 16 (1.19%) ActionScript 3.0
19 10 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 295 (22.03%) Degree
2 51 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.02%) PhD
5 13 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.52%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.30%) ISEB
7 4 (0.30%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.22%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.15%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.26%) QA
2 14 (1.05%) SLA
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.22%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) Xen
2 2 (0.15%) KVM
2 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (0.82%) Puppet
1 11 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.60%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.37%) MOM
4 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.22%) CA LISA
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.075%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.075%) OpenView
Vendors
1 274 (20.46%) Oracle
2 213 (15.91%) JBoss
3 82 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 55 (4.11%) Talend
5 54 (4.03%) Sybase
6 53 (3.96%) Microsoft
7 43 (3.21%) SAP
8 36 (2.69%) IBM
9 34 (2.54%) HP
10 17 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 15 (1.12%) Citrix
11 15 (1.12%) VMware
12 14 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.90%) Adobe
14 9 (0.67%) Cognos
14 9 (0.67%) Informatica
14 9 (0.67%) Google
15 8 (0.60%) Sun
16 6 (0.45%) Perforce
17 5 (0.37%) Jaspersoft
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