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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 492 523 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.50% 17.15% 21.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.24% 32.89% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 272 331 463
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,086
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
1480 1590 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.63% 52.13% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1079 1196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -1 263 £45,000 - 25
Edinburgh +4 176 £43,500 -3.33% 29
Fife +12 17 £27,750 -2.63%
Dundee -14 16 £40,000 +6.66%
West Lothian +10 8 £38,750 -
Stirling -3 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Aberdeen +6 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 550 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (31.91%) SQL
3 329 (29.83%) Finance
4 301 (27.29%) Spring
5 276 (25.02%) Web Services
6 261 (23.66%) Oracle
7 251 (22.76%) JavaScript
8 239 (21.67%) Banking
9 235 (21.31%) Degree
9 235 (21.31%) Python
10 228 (20.67%) OO
11 211 (19.13%) HTML
12 210 (19.04%) C#
13 208 (18.86%) Linux
14 200 (18.13%) Hibernate
15 199 (18.04%) Unix
16 197 (17.86%) TDD
17 190 (17.23%) Relational Database
18 177 (16.05%) Software Engineering
19 173 (15.68%) Scrum
20 165 (14.96%) CSS
21 159 (14.42%) .NET
22 157 (14.23%) C++
22 157 (14.23%) SDLC
23 147 (13.33%) Maven
24 144 (13.06%) XML
25 141 (12.78%) SQL Server
25 141 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
26 137 (12.42%) JBoss
27 131 (11.88%) Open Source

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 137 (12.42%) JBoss
2 123 (11.15%) Tomcat
3 79 (7.16%) Apache
4 70 (6.35%) WebSphere
5 32 (2.90%) Alfresco
6 30 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (2.63%) Node.js
8 28 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
9 22 (1.99%) Apache Spark
9 22 (1.99%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.54%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.27%) IIS
12 12 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (1.00%) SAS
14 10 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
14 10 (0.91%) GemFire
15 8 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.18%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.091%) Endur
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.091%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.27%) IaaS
3 12 (1.09%) PaaS
4 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.82%) GitHub
5 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.63%) SaaS
7 6 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.091%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.17%) Internet
2 14 (1.27%) HTTP
3 8 (0.73%) SSL
4 5 (0.45%) Firewall
4 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.45%) LDAP
4 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.36%) DHCP
5 4 (0.36%) DNS
5 4 (0.36%) FTP
5 4 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.27%) InfiniBand
6 3 (0.27%) Intranet
6 3 (0.27%) SNMP
7 2 (0.18%) VoIP
7 2 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.091%) CTI
8 1 (0.091%) LAN
8 1 (0.091%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (17.23%) Relational Database
2 141 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 128 (11.60%) RDBMS
4 70 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 62 (5.62%) Oracle Database
6 60 (5.44%) MySQL
7 55 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (4.71%) Big Data
9 51 (4.62%) MongoDB
10 43 (3.90%) Hadoop
11 38 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (1.90%) DB2
15 17 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (1.00%) BigTable
17 9 (0.82%) Apache Hive
17 9 (0.82%) MarkLogic
18 8 (0.73%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 147 (13.33%) Maven
2 122 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 96 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 82 (7.43%) Selenium
5 71 (6.44%) JUnit
6 63 (5.71%) JIRA
6 63 (5.71%) Subversion
7 37 (3.35%) Eclipse
8 34 (3.08%) Ant
9 29 (2.63%) Artifactory
9 29 (2.63%) FitNesse
10 28 (2.54%) Cucumber
11 24 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.90%) WebDriver
13 15 (1.36%) Hudson
14 13 (1.18%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.00%) ClearCase
16 10 (0.91%) JSUnit
17 9 (0.82%) Gradle
17 9 (0.82%) Xcode
General
1 329 (29.83%) Finance
2 239 (21.67%) Banking
3 65 (5.89%) Telecoms
4 64 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 61 (5.53%) Retail
6 26 (2.36%) Front Office
7 21 (1.90%) Games
8 19 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.45%) Back Office
10 15 (1.36%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.00%) Legal
12 7 (0.63%) Marketing
13 4 (0.36%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.091%) Automotive
16 1 (0.091%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 578 (52.40%) Developer
2 346 (31.37%) Java Developer
3 101 (9.16%) Software Engineer
4 92 (8.34%) Analyst
5 86 (7.80%) Senior Developer
6 76 (6.89%) Lead Developer
7 52 (4.71%) Architect
8 50 (4.53%) Lead Java Developer
8 50 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 50 (4.53%) Software Developer
9 44 (3.99%) Applications Support
9 44 (3.99%) C# Developer
10 40 (3.63%) Python Developer
11 37 (3.35%) Java Engineer
12 36 (3.26%) Applications Developer
13 35 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
14 33 (2.99%) Technical Leader
15 31 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
16 29 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
17 28 (2.54%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (27.29%) Spring
2 276 (25.02%) Web Services
3 211 (19.13%) HTML
4 200 (18.13%) Hibernate
5 165 (14.96%) CSS
6 159 (14.42%) .NET
7 144 (13.06%) XML
8 111 (10.06%) J2EE
9 108 (9.79%) JSON
10 101 (9.16%) RESTful
11 99 (8.98%) HTML5
12 90 (8.16%) jQuery
13 71 (6.44%) Middleware
14 67 (6.07%) REST
15 65 (5.89%) AngularJS
16 53 (4.81%) SOAP
17 48 (4.35%) JSP
18 47 (4.26%) JMS
19 43 (3.90%) Gherkin
19 43 (3.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 141 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 78 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 37 (3.35%) Market Risk
5 36 (3.26%) User Experience
6 35 (3.17%) Derivative
7 33 (2.99%) Fixed Income
8 28 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (2.36%) SWIFT
10 23 (2.09%) Data Centre
10 23 (2.09%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.81%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (1.54%) N-Tier
14 16 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.27%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.27%) Data Integration
16 12 (1.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 208 (18.86%) Linux
2 199 (18.04%) Unix
3 93 (8.43%) Windows
4 66 (5.98%) Android
5 45 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.81%) Debian
8 13 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.91%) AIX
9 10 (0.91%) Solaris
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.36%) VMS
11 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.27%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.091%) MVS
14 1 (0.091%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (20.67%) OO
3 197 (17.86%) TDD
4 177 (16.05%) Software Engineering
5 173 (15.68%) Scrum
6 157 (14.23%) SDLC
7 131 (11.88%) Open Source
8 126 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (9.70%) Mentoring
10 103 (9.34%) Unit Testing
11 91 (8.25%) SOA
12 83 (7.52%) BDD
13 67 (6.07%) High Availability
14 59 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 57 (5.17%) Project Management
16 55 (4.99%) Coaching
17 51 (4.62%) DevOps
18 50 (4.53%) Multithreading
19 49 (4.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 352 (31.91%) SQL
2 251 (22.76%) JavaScript
3 235 (21.31%) Python
4 210 (19.04%) C#
5 157 (14.23%) C++
6 91 (8.25%) Perl
7 90 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 76 (6.89%) PL/SQL
9 68 (6.17%) Ruby
10 39 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 36 (3.26%) PHP
12 35 (3.17%) Scala
13 32 (2.90%) C
14 24 (2.18%) T-SQL
15 21 (1.90%) Groovy
16 16 (1.45%) Korn
17 14 (1.27%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.27%) XQuery
18 12 (1.09%) Smalltalk
18 12 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 235 (21.31%) Degree
2 30 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.54%) ISEB
3 17 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.36%) RHCE
6 3 (0.27%) HND
6 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.27%) MCSE
7 2 (0.18%) MCP
7 2 (0.18%) PhD
8 1 (0.091%) CISSP
8 1 (0.091%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.091%) OCP
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.091%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.091%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.89%) QA
2 13 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.18%) SLA
3 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) COBIT
5 2 (0.18%) SEPA
6 1 (0.091%) HL7
6 1 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 36 (3.26%) Docker
2 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.45%) Varnish
2 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) GPFS
3 3 (0.27%) HDFS
3 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.27%) Squid
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.091%) Firmware
5 1 (0.091%) RACF
5 1 (0.091%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (5.44%) Puppet
2 40 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.81%) Nagios
4 19 (1.72%) Ansible
5 17 (1.54%) Graphite
6 16 (1.45%) Opsview
7 8 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.45%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.18%) Ambari
12 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.18%) Oozie
12 2 (0.18%) Salt
12 2 (0.18%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.091%) Icinga
13 1 (0.091%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 261 (23.66%) Oracle
2 87 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 63 (5.71%) Sybase
4 47 (4.26%) IBM
5 37 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 27 (2.45%) SAP
7 20 (1.81%) Cisco
8 16 (1.45%) F5
8 16 (1.45%) Fundtech
9 15 (1.36%) Informatica
10 12 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.00%) Adobe
12 10 (0.91%) Cegedim Rx
12 10 (0.91%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.82%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.73%) HP
14 8 (0.73%) Splunk
14 8 (0.73%) VMware
15 7 (0.63%) Google
16 6 (0.54%) Cognos
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