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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 642 568 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.73% 18.70% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.26% 34.40% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 367 374 336
Average salary £41,000 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.95% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1930 1651 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.31% 54.34% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1083 1123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 346 £41,500 -7.77% 33
Edinburgh 0 208 £40,000 - 27
Stirling -5 31 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Dundee +5 11 £40,000 -2.42%
Aberdeen -11 9 £43,500 +8.75% 2
West Lothian +7 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Fife -1 4 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 479 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (32.31%) SQL
3 374 (27.34%) Finance
4 360 (26.32%) Oracle
5 359 (26.24%) Spring
6 356 (26.02%) JavaScript
7 349 (25.51%) OO
8 328 (23.98%) HTML
9 300 (21.93%) Degree
10 294 (21.49%) Linux
11 277 (20.25%) Hibernate
12 272 (19.88%) XML
13 267 (19.52%) Relational Database
14 259 (18.93%) C++
15 241 (17.62%) Python
16 231 (16.89%) UNIX
17 227 (16.59%) CSS
18 226 (16.52%) Software Engineering
19 225 (16.45%) C#
20 223 (16.30%) Computer Science
21 215 (15.72%) Banking
22 213 (15.57%) Web Services
23 171 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
24 168 (12.28%) J2EE
25 162 (11.84%) .NET
26 150 (10.96%) Tomcat
27 149 (10.89%) jQuery
28 146 (10.67%) RDBMS
29 143 (10.45%) Scrum
30 135 (9.87%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 150 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 110 (8.04%) WebSphere
3 82 (5.99%) Apache
4 72 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 36 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 34 (2.49%) Alfresco
7 32 (2.34%) Node.js
8 31 (2.27%) CMS
9 23 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (1.46%) Drupal
11 16 (1.17%) IIS
12 15 (1.10%) Mule
12 15 (1.10%) NetWeaver
13 12 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 12 (0.88%) FileNet
14 11 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
14 11 (0.80%) SugarCRM
15 10 (0.73%) SAP Portal
15 10 (0.73%) Jetty
16 7 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.90%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.22%) MS Project
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.073%) FileNet Content Manager
5 1 (0.073%) Maximo
5 1 (0.073%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.073%) Endur
5 1 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.073%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.17%) Google Compute Engine
4 15 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.95%) SaaS
6 9 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.66%) Heroku
7 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.22%) GitHub
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.15%) Route 53
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.073%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.31%) Internet
2 47 (3.44%) HTTP
3 18 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.73%) Firewall
5 8 (0.58%) DNS
5 8 (0.58%) PuTTY
6 6 (0.44%) DMZ
6 6 (0.44%) SSL
7 5 (0.37%) LDAP
8 4 (0.29%) DHCP
8 4 (0.29%) FTP
8 4 (0.29%) IPsec
9 3 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.22%) SMTP
10 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.15%) VPN
10 2 (0.15%) ATM
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) VoIP
10 2 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (19.52%) Relational Database
2 146 (10.67%) RDBMS
3 135 (9.87%) SQL Server
4 109 (7.97%) Oracle Database
5 84 (6.14%) NoSQL
6 81 (5.92%) MySQL
7 60 (4.39%) Big Data
8 57 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 48 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (2.92%) MongoDB
11 30 (2.19%) Pentaho
12 24 (1.75%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
14 21 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.17%) KDB
16 14 (1.02%) DB2
17 12 (0.88%) SAP BW
17 12 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 110 (8.04%) JUnit
2 109 (7.97%) Maven
3 99 (7.24%) Jenkins
4 75 (5.48%) Subversion
5 64 (4.68%) Ant
6 63 (4.61%) Eclipse
7 61 (4.46%) Selenium
8 50 (3.65%) Git (software)
9 34 (2.49%) JIRA
10 23 (1.68%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.54%) EasyMock
12 18 (1.32%) LoadRunner
13 16 (1.17%) Hudson
14 15 (1.10%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
16 11 (0.80%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.80%) Gradle
16 11 (0.80%) Artifactory
16 11 (0.80%) Mockito
17 10 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 374 (27.34%) Finance
2 215 (15.72%) Banking
3 104 (7.60%) Investment Banking
4 60 (4.39%) Games
5 57 (4.17%) Front Office
6 48 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 45 (3.29%) Back Office
8 30 (2.19%) Retail
9 22 (1.61%) Marketing
10 12 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.88%) Legal
10 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.88%) German Language
11 11 (0.80%) French Language
11 11 (0.80%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.44%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.37%) Turkish Language
14 5 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 916 (66.96%) Developer
2 459 (33.55%) Java Developer
3 184 (13.45%) Senior Developer
4 149 (10.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 127 (9.28%) Software Developer
6 125 (9.14%) Software Engineer
7 77 (5.63%) Analyst
8 64 (4.68%) Web Developer
9 60 (4.39%) Junior
10 52 (3.80%) Lead Developer
11 46 (3.36%) Junior Developer
12 45 (3.29%) Architect
13 41 (3.00%) Programmer
14 29 (2.12%) Applications Support
15 28 (2.05%) Senior Software Developer
15 28 (2.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 27 (1.97%) Administrator
17 26 (1.90%) Test Analyst
17 26 (1.90%) Junior Java Developer
18 25 (1.83%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (26.24%) Spring
2 328 (23.98%) HTML
3 277 (20.25%) Hibernate
4 272 (19.88%) XML
5 227 (16.59%) CSS
6 213 (15.57%) Web Services
7 168 (12.28%) J2EE
8 162 (11.84%) .NET
9 149 (10.89%) jQuery
10 116 (8.48%) HTML5
11 113 (8.26%) Java EE
12 97 (7.09%) SOAP
13 79 (5.77%) REST
14 74 (5.41%) XSLT
15 69 (5.04%) JMS
16 66 (4.82%) Middleware
17 64 (4.68%) JSP
17 64 (4.68%) CSS3
18 63 (4.61%) JSON
19 58 (4.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 223 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 171 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (9.87%) Open Source
4 120 (8.77%) Mathematics
5 93 (6.80%) Physics
6 65 (4.75%) Grid Computing
7 63 (4.61%) Market Risk
8 61 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (3.87%) Derivative
10 35 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.83%) Data Integration
11 25 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.83%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.10%) User Experience
12 15 (1.10%) Equities
12 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.95%) Clustering
13 13 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 294 (21.49%) Linux
2 231 (16.89%) UNIX
3 95 (6.94%) Windows
4 56 (4.09%) Android
5 41 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (2.27%) AIX
8 15 (1.10%) Debian
8 15 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.10%) Solaris
9 7 (0.51%) CentOS
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.29%) Fedora
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (25.51%) OO
3 226 (16.52%) Software Engineering
4 143 (10.45%) Scrum
5 134 (9.80%) SOA
6 119 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (8.41%) TDD
8 110 (8.04%) OOP
9 105 (7.68%) Mentoring
10 104 (7.60%) Multithreading
11 97 (7.09%) Automated Testing
12 96 (7.02%) MVC
13 92 (6.73%) Unit Testing
14 91 (6.65%) Web Development
15 81 (5.92%) Data Modelling
16 78 (5.70%) Risk Management
17 76 (5.56%) OOD
18 63 (4.61%) Coaching
19 58 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
20 53 (3.87%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 442 (32.31%) SQL
2 356 (26.02%) JavaScript
3 259 (18.93%) C++
4 241 (17.62%) Python
5 225 (16.45%) C#
6 116 (8.48%) PL/SQL
7 114 (8.33%) Perl
8 103 (7.53%) PHP
9 90 (6.58%) Ruby
10 54 (3.95%) Shell Script
11 44 (3.22%) Scala
12 36 (2.63%) Jython
13 32 (2.34%) C
14 30 (2.19%) T-SQL
15 25 (1.83%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.24%) XQuery
18 16 (1.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 15 (1.10%) VB
19 15 (1.10%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 300 (21.93%) Degree
2 24 (1.75%) PhD
3 21 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.32%) Postgraduate
5 7 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.44%) RHCE
7 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.29%) GIAC
8 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ISEB
9 2 (0.15%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.073%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.073%) HND
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.26%) QA
2 14 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.073%) COBIT
4 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.66%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) HDFS
2 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (3.80%) Puppet
2 47 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 16 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (1.10%) CFEngine
6 11 (0.80%) Ansible
6 11 (0.80%) Nagios
7 9 (0.66%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.37%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.37%) Cacti
9 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.29%) Munin
9 4 (0.29%) CA LISA
10 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.22%) Control-M
11 2 (0.15%) MOM
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.073%) SCCM
12 1 (0.073%) SCOM
Vendors
1 360 (26.32%) Oracle
2 123 (8.99%) JBoss
3 95 (6.94%) Sybase
4 64 (4.68%) Microsoft
5 33 (2.41%) IBM
6 28 (2.05%) SAP
6 28 (2.05%) Google
7 27 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.75%) Adobe
9 23 (1.68%) HP
10 13 (0.95%) VMware
11 12 (0.88%) Talend
12 10 (0.73%) Dell
13 9 (0.66%) Twitter
14 8 (0.58%) Informatica
15 7 (0.51%) Cognos
15 7 (0.51%) TIBCO
16 6 (0.44%) Citrix
16 6 (0.44%) Business Objects
16 6 (0.44%) Perforce
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum to £35,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE - VP
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + & Bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago