The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 510 518 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.94% 16.99% 17.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.27% 32.93% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 242 304 428
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £44,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
1446 1573 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.86% 51.59% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 788 991 1370
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 336 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Edinburgh -7 155 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Stirling -9 18 £47,500 -5.00%
West Lothian +1 3 - - 3
Dundee -7 2 £39,500 -7.05%
Midlothian - 2 £36,000 -
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £54,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Java.

1 548 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (34.94%) Finance
3 328 (33.71%) SQL
4 315 (32.37%) Spring
5 267 (27.44%) TDD
6 260 (26.72%) OO
7 227 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 221 (22.71%) HTML
8 221 (22.71%) Oracle
9 218 (22.40%) Degree
10 200 (20.55%) Scrum
11 198 (20.35%) Hibernate
11 198 (20.35%) Web Services
12 194 (19.94%) C#
13 192 (19.73%) Linux
14 191 (19.63%) Unix
15 187 (19.22%) Relational Database
16 186 (19.12%) Python
17 173 (17.78%) Maven
18 171 (17.57%) SDLC
19 170 (17.47%) Software Engineering
20 169 (17.37%) CSS
21 165 (16.96%) Banking
22 164 (16.86%) XML
23 158 (16.24%) Unit Testing
24 152 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
25 151 (15.52%) JSON
26 150 (15.42%) BDD
27 149 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
28 144 (14.80%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (11.61%) JBoss
2 103 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 49 (5.04%) Apache
4 40 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 36 (3.70%) Alfresco
6 31 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 28 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 24 (2.47%) Node.js
9 21 (2.16%) GemFire
10 19 (1.95%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.95%) MQSeries
10 19 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.54%) CMS
12 14 (1.44%) NetWeaver
13 12 (1.23%) SAS
14 11 (1.13%) IIS
14 11 (1.13%) Mule
15 10 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
15 10 (1.03%) Documentum
16 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.41%) S-PLUS
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.31%) RMDS
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.21%) Sonata
4 1 (0.10%) Endur
4 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.91%) PaaS
3 36 (3.70%) IaaS
4 28 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 23 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (2.36%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.23%) GitHub
8 4 (0.41%) SaaS
9 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.26%) Internet
2 16 (1.64%) HTTP
3 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.72%) LDAP
5 6 (0.62%) MQTT
6 5 (0.51%) Firewall
7 4 (0.41%) SNMP
7 4 (0.41%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) Multicast
9 2 (0.21%) AMQP
9 2 (0.21%) DNS
9 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.21%) VLAN
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) DHCP
10 1 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (19.22%) Relational Database
2 130 (13.36%) SQL Server
3 114 (11.72%) RDBMS
4 78 (8.02%) NoSQL
5 48 (4.93%) Big Data
6 46 (4.73%) MySQL
7 45 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 40 (4.11%) MongoDB
9 38 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (3.70%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.06%) MarkLogic
14 19 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (1.34%) Sybase ASE
17 12 (1.23%) BigTable
18 11 (1.13%) DB2
19 9 (0.92%) Apache Hive
20 7 (0.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 173 (17.78%) Maven
2 123 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 113 (11.61%) Git (software)
4 93 (9.56%) Subversion
5 88 (9.04%) Selenium
6 78 (8.02%) JUnit
7 72 (7.40%) Eclipse
8 64 (6.58%) JIRA
9 50 (5.14%) Cucumber
10 38 (3.91%) Artifactory
11 32 (3.29%) FitNesse
12 19 (1.95%) PowerBuilder
13 18 (1.85%) Ant
14 17 (1.75%) IntelliJ
14 17 (1.75%) JBehave
14 17 (1.75%) Mockito
14 17 (1.75%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.44%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.34%) Hudson
17 10 (1.03%) Concordion
General
1 340 (34.94%) Finance
2 165 (16.96%) Banking
3 56 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.21%) Retail
5 22 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.95%) Back Office
7 17 (1.75%) Legal
8 14 (1.44%) Games
9 13 (1.34%) Front Office
9 13 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.03%) Private Banking
11 9 (0.92%) Marketing
12 6 (0.62%) German Language
12 6 (0.62%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Electronics
15 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 567 (58.27%) Developer
2 336 (34.53%) Java Developer
3 90 (9.25%) Software Engineer
4 87 (8.94%) Senior Developer
5 85 (8.74%) Lead Developer
6 64 (6.58%) Lead Java Developer
7 63 (6.47%) Architect
8 62 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 48 (4.93%) Analyst
10 46 (4.73%) Software Developer
11 43 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (3.91%) C# Developer
13 35 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
14 32 (3.29%) Web Developer
15 28 (2.88%) Applications Developer
15 28 (2.88%) Java Engineer
16 27 (2.77%) Applications Support
16 27 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
16 27 (2.77%) Python Developer
16 27 (2.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (32.37%) Spring
2 221 (22.71%) HTML
3 198 (20.35%) Hibernate
3 198 (20.35%) Web Services
4 169 (17.37%) CSS
5 164 (16.86%) XML
6 151 (15.52%) JSON
7 144 (14.80%) .NET
8 138 (14.18%) REST
9 128 (13.16%) HTML5
10 109 (11.20%) RESTful
11 102 (10.48%) J2EE
12 84 (8.63%) AngularJS
13 82 (8.43%) jQuery
14 68 (6.99%) CSS3
14 68 (6.99%) JSP
14 68 (6.99%) SOAP
15 60 (6.17%) JMS
16 58 (5.96%) Middleware
17 48 (4.93%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 149 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (9.97%) Computer Science
3 66 (6.78%) Derivative
4 46 (4.73%) User Experience
5 38 (3.91%) Fixed Income
6 31 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.77%) Visualisation
8 25 (2.57%) Market Risk
8 25 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.47%) Mathematics
10 23 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (2.36%) OTC Derivatives
11 20 (2.06%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (1.44%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.44%) Grid Computing
14 13 (1.34%) Equities
15 11 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 192 (19.73%) Linux
2 191 (19.63%) Unix
3 89 (9.15%) Windows
4 44 (4.52%) Android
5 29 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.03%) Debian
8 9 (0.92%) Solaris
9 8 (0.82%) AIX
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (27.44%) TDD
3 260 (26.72%) OO
4 200 (20.55%) Scrum
5 171 (17.57%) SDLC
6 170 (17.47%) Software Engineering
7 158 (16.24%) Unit Testing
8 152 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
9 150 (15.42%) BDD
10 114 (11.72%) Open Source
11 102 (10.48%) SOA
12 97 (9.97%) Mentoring
13 71 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 70 (7.19%) Analytics
15 69 (7.09%) Web Development
16 59 (6.06%) Multithreading
17 55 (5.65%) Project Management
18 49 (5.04%) Microservices
19 48 (4.93%) DevOps
20 46 (4.73%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (33.71%) SQL
2 227 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 194 (19.94%) C#
4 186 (19.12%) Python
5 116 (11.92%) C++
6 85 (8.74%) Perl
7 78 (8.02%) PL/SQL
8 66 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 61 (6.27%) Ruby
10 46 (4.73%) PHP
11 33 (3.39%) Groovy
12 29 (2.98%) C
13 28 (2.88%) Scala
14 19 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.75%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.64%) XQuery
17 13 (1.34%) VBA
17 13 (1.34%) XPath
18 11 (1.13%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 218 (22.40%) Degree
2 38 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.13%) PhD
4 6 (0.62%) HND
5 5 (0.51%) ISEB
5 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.51%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.21%) CISSP
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.21%) SANS
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PMP
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.10%) RHCE
8 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.70%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) HL7
3 4 (0.41%) COBIT
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO15022
5 2 (0.21%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (5.24%) Docker
2 6 (0.62%) Squid
3 3 (0.31%) Varnish
4 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) RACF
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.88%) Puppet
3 24 (2.47%) Mesos
4 23 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.75%) Ansible
6 10 (1.03%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.51%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) QRadar
9 3 (0.31%) Fluentd
9 3 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.31%) Nessus
9 3 (0.31%) Oozie
9 3 (0.31%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 2 (0.21%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.21%) Graphite
10 2 (0.21%) Opsview
10 2 (0.21%) Salt
11 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 221 (22.71%) Oracle
2 91 (9.35%) Sybase
3 54 (5.55%) Microsoft
4 32 (3.29%) IBM
5 29 (2.98%) Adobe
6 21 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.85%) SAP
8 17 (1.75%) Informatica
9 14 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.44%) Cognos
10 11 (1.13%) HP
10 11 (1.13%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.03%) Cegedim Rx
11 10 (1.03%) DevExpress
11 10 (1.03%) FatWire
12 7 (0.72%) Splunk
12 7 (0.72%) Sun
13 5 (0.51%) VMware
14 4 (0.41%) ArcSight
14 4 (0.41%) CA
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