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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 569 726 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.02% 19.57% 22.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.52% 35.55% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 334 438 482
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
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
1602 2042 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.74% 55.04% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1367 1209
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 254 £46,750 +10.00% 31
Edinburgh -1 237 £40,000 - 34
Dundee +6 33 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Stirling -4 23 £32,500 -27.77%
Fife +6 8 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Aberdeen +4 4 £32,500 -27.77%
West Lothian -10 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £39,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 545 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (35.04%) Spring
3 389 (34.86%) Finance
4 338 (30.29%) Oracle
5 307 (27.51%) Web Services
6 303 (27.15%) SQL
7 291 (26.08%) JavaScript
7 291 (26.08%) Hibernate
8 290 (25.99%) Linux
9 263 (23.57%) Relational Database
10 241 (21.59%) HTML
11 222 (19.89%) OO
12 219 (19.62%) Banking
13 216 (19.35%) XML
14 214 (19.18%) Degree
15 209 (18.73%) Software Engineering
16 191 (17.11%) TDD
17 188 (16.85%) J2EE
18 185 (16.58%) UNIX
19 173 (15.50%) CSS
20 168 (15.05%) Scrum
21 166 (14.87%) SDLC
22 160 (14.34%) Python
23 155 (13.89%) Maven
24 152 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
25 140 (12.54%) RDBMS
26 139 (12.46%) JBoss
27 131 (11.74%) Tomcat
28 129 (11.56%) .NET
29 125 (11.20%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 139 (12.46%) JBoss
2 131 (11.74%) Tomcat
3 125 (11.20%) Apache
4 77 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 39 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 33 (2.96%) CMS
7 27 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
8 24 (2.15%) Mule
9 16 (1.43%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.34%) SAS
10 15 (1.34%) FileNet
11 12 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.99%) IIS
12 11 (0.99%) Alfresco
13 9 (0.81%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.72%) Node.js
15 6 (0.54%) Mule ESB
15 6 (0.54%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.90%) MS Office
3 9 (0.81%) SPSS
4 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.54%) assyst
3 5 (0.45%) Magento
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.45%) Global One
4 3 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.27%) PRMS
4 3 (0.27%) AquaLogic BPM
5 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.090%) Maximo
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.63%) SaaS
4 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.090%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.32%) Internet
2 15 (1.34%) CTI
3 10 (0.90%) HTTP
4 9 (0.81%) LDAP
4 9 (0.81%) Firewall
5 8 (0.72%) SAN
6 7 (0.63%) DNS
7 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.45%) SSL
8 4 (0.36%) WAN
9 3 (0.27%) LAN
10 2 (0.18%) SNMP
10 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.18%) Wireless
10 2 (0.18%) VLAN
10 2 (0.18%) Intranet
11 1 (0.090%) RFID
11 1 (0.090%) NFC
11 1 (0.090%) NAS
11 1 (0.090%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (23.57%) Relational Database
2 140 (12.54%) RDBMS
3 120 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 111 (9.95%) MySQL
5 79 (7.08%) Oracle Database
6 70 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (4.48%) NoSQL
8 47 (4.21%) MongoDB
9 39 (3.49%) Big Data
10 37 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (2.06%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (1.88%) DB2
14 19 (1.70%) Pentaho
15 18 (1.61%) OLAP
16 16 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (1.25%) Apache Hive
18 13 (1.16%) DataStage
19 10 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 155 (13.89%) Maven
2 96 (8.60%) JUnit
3 70 (6.27%) Eclipse
4 67 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 65 (5.82%) Ant
6 55 (4.93%) Jenkins
7 52 (4.66%) Subversion
8 44 (3.94%) Selenium
9 22 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 22 (1.97%) JIRA
10 20 (1.79%) Mockito
11 16 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.34%) FitNesse
12 15 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
13 14 (1.25%) TestNG
14 12 (1.08%) Flash Builder
14 12 (1.08%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.99%) Gradle
16 10 (0.90%) IntelliJ
17 9 (0.81%) HttpUnit
General
1 389 (34.86%) Finance
2 219 (19.62%) Banking
3 68 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.76%) Games
6 27 (2.42%) Retail
7 21 (1.88%) Legal
8 18 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.08%) Front Office
11 11 (0.99%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.81%) Advertising
13 6 (0.54%) Private Banking
13 6 (0.54%) Marketing
14 5 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.27%) Automotive
17 2 (0.18%) Electronics
17 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 632 (56.63%) Developer
2 360 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 141 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 104 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 91 (8.15%) Software Engineer
6 73 (6.54%) Analyst
7 65 (5.82%) Software Developer
8 47 (4.21%) Architect
9 39 (3.49%) Lead Developer
9 39 (3.49%) AWS Developer
10 36 (3.23%) Consultant
11 34 (3.05%) Graduate
12 27 (2.42%) Development Manager
12 27 (2.42%) Technical Leader
13 25 (2.24%) Project Manager
13 25 (2.24%) Designer
14 22 (1.97%) Graduate Developer
15 21 (1.88%) Web Developer
16 20 (1.79%) Applications Developer
16 20 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (35.04%) Spring
2 307 (27.51%) Web Services
3 291 (26.08%) Hibernate
4 241 (21.59%) HTML
5 216 (19.35%) XML
6 188 (16.85%) J2EE
7 173 (15.50%) CSS
8 129 (11.56%) .NET
9 119 (10.66%) JMS
10 115 (10.30%) Java EE
11 106 (9.50%) RESTful
12 103 (9.23%) jQuery
13 93 (8.33%) HTML5
14 91 (8.15%) Middleware
15 90 (8.06%) Servlets
16 89 (7.97%) JPA
17 84 (7.53%) JSP
18 83 (7.44%) SOAP
19 54 (4.84%) EJB
20 43 (3.85%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 112 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 42 (3.76%) Mathematics
5 35 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.79%) Physics
7 19 (1.70%) User Experience
7 19 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.43%) GIS
9 12 (1.08%) Derivative
9 12 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 11 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 11 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.99%) Equities
11 9 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.81%) Social Media
12 8 (0.72%) iPad
13 7 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.63%) Statistics
14 6 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 290 (25.99%) Linux
2 185 (16.58%) UNIX
3 82 (7.35%) Windows
4 79 (7.08%) Android
5 65 (5.82%) Apple iOS
6 37 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (2.33%) Debian
8 10 (0.90%) Solaris
9 9 (0.81%) AIX
10 8 (0.72%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.18%) CentOS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.090%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (19.89%) OO
3 209 (18.73%) Software Engineering
4 191 (17.11%) TDD
5 168 (15.05%) Scrum
6 166 (14.87%) SDLC
7 152 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 121 (10.84%) Open Source
9 109 (9.77%) MVC
10 88 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 82 (7.35%) SOA
12 81 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 64 (5.73%) Project Management
14 56 (5.02%) OOD
15 54 (4.84%) Waterfall
16 51 (4.57%) Content Management
17 44 (3.94%) Web Development
18 41 (3.67%) Automated Testing
19 40 (3.58%) Use Case
19 40 (3.58%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (27.15%) SQL
2 291 (26.08%) JavaScript
3 160 (14.34%) Python
4 115 (10.30%) C#
5 110 (9.86%) C++
6 104 (9.32%) Perl
7 86 (7.71%) PL/SQL
8 76 (6.81%) PHP
9 63 (5.65%) Ruby
10 59 (5.29%) Shell Script
11 48 (4.30%) C
12 31 (2.78%) AspectJ
12 31 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 18 (1.61%) VB
14 15 (1.34%) R
15 14 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.16%) Scala
17 12 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.72%) Delphi
19 7 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 214 (19.18%) Degree
2 10 (0.90%) PhD
3 9 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.18%) CISSP
4 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.090%) PMP
5 1 (0.090%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.090%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.090%) ISEB
5 1 (0.090%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.09%) QA
2 9 (0.81%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.090%) EMIR
4 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 7 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.36%) Docker
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.18%) RACF
7 1 (0.090%) HDFS
7 1 (0.090%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (4.03%) Puppet
3 21 (1.88%) Nagios
4 12 (1.08%) Control-M
5 10 (0.90%) Graphite
5 10 (0.90%) Munin
6 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.36%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.27%) Foglight
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.18%) MOM
9 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.090%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.090%) Ansible
Vendors
1 338 (30.29%) Oracle
2 68 (6.09%) Sybase
3 41 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.51%) IBM
5 26 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.34%) Informatica
6 15 (1.34%) Talend
7 14 (1.25%) VMware
8 13 (1.16%) Cognos
9 12 (1.08%) Splunk
10 10 (0.90%) Google
10 10 (0.90%) Alterian
11 9 (0.81%) Vertica
11 9 (0.81%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.72%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.63%) Greenplum
14 6 (0.54%) Teradata
14 6 (0.54%) F5
14 6 (0.54%) Netezza
14 6 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
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