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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Scotland
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 437 459 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.91% 15.65% 17.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.16% 31.72% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 256 247 360
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%

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
1359 1447 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.81% 49.35% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 832 925 1116
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +10 221 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Glasgow 0 198 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Dundee +13 9 £30,500 -23.75% 2
West Lothian -3 4 £41,250 - 1
East Lothian - 3 - -
Stirling +7 2 £55,000 +12.82%
Fife -6 2 £40,000 +48.14%
Perth and Kinross -3 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 514 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (28.76%) Finance
3 252 (28.31%) SQL
4 192 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 188 (21.12%) Spring
6 177 (19.89%) TDD
7 174 (19.55%) Degree
8 169 (18.99%) HTML
9 160 (17.98%) Relational Database
10 159 (17.87%) Python
11 156 (17.53%) Software Engineering
12 154 (17.30%) C#
13 151 (16.97%) OO
14 148 (16.63%) Oracle
15 142 (15.96%) Scrum
16 128 (14.38%) CSS
16 128 (14.38%) Linux
17 123 (13.82%) Hibernate
18 117 (13.15%) .NET
18 117 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
19 109 (12.25%) Web Services
20 102 (11.46%) Open Source
21 98 (11.01%) SOA
22 96 (10.79%) PL/SQL
23 94 (10.56%) SDLC
24 91 (10.22%) C++
24 91 (10.22%) JBoss
24 91 (10.22%) Computer Science
25 88 (9.89%) XML
26 86 (9.66%) Git (software)

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 91 (10.22%) JBoss
2 39 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 34 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 25 (2.81%) Apache
6 22 (2.47%) CMS
6 22 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (1.46%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.46%) NetWeaver
8 10 (1.12%) Alfresco
8 10 (1.12%) IIS
8 10 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.90%) Confluence
11 7 (0.79%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.56%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.45%) GemFire
14 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) GIMP
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.90%) Sonata
3 6 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.56%) HFM
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.36%) SaaS
3 13 (1.46%) IaaS
4 10 (1.12%) GitHub
5 9 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.01%) PaaS
6 6 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.45%) Slack
8 3 (0.34%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.22%) Force.com
9 2 (0.22%) G Suite
9 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.80%) Internet
2 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.79%) HTTP
4 6 (0.67%) SAN
5 3 (0.34%) SNMP
5 3 (0.34%) Telnet
6 2 (0.22%) NAS
6 2 (0.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) DVB
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) LDAP
7 1 (0.11%) MQTT
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (17.98%) Relational Database
2 82 (9.21%) RDBMS
3 56 (6.29%) MongoDB
4 48 (5.39%) Big Data
4 48 (5.39%) SQL Server
5 46 (5.17%) MySQL
6 45 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (4.61%) Hadoop
8 40 (4.49%) Oracle Database
9 38 (4.27%) NoSQL
10 22 (2.47%) DB2
11 21 (2.36%) Neo4j
12 18 (2.02%) Pentaho
13 15 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.90%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.79%) GIS
17 7 (0.79%) KDB
Development Applications
1 86 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.99%) Jenkins
3 72 (8.09%) Maven
4 60 (6.74%) Subversion
5 58 (6.52%) JIRA
6 45 (5.06%) Selenium
7 39 (4.38%) JUnit
8 32 (3.60%) PowerBuilder
9 29 (3.26%) Eclipse
10 22 (2.47%) Ant
11 18 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (1.80%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.46%) Artifactory
14 12 (1.35%) Hudson
15 11 (1.24%) Android Studio
15 11 (1.24%) Gradle
15 11 (1.24%) PVCS
16 10 (1.12%) TeamCity
17 8 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
18 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 256 (28.76%) Finance
2 83 (9.33%) Banking
3 41 (4.61%) Games
4 39 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.25%) Marketing
7 16 (1.80%) Retail
8 15 (1.69%) Advertising
9 9 (1.01%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.90%) Legal
11 6 (0.67%) Automotive
12 5 (0.56%) Back Office
12 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.45%) Publishing
13 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 536 (60.22%) Developer
2 344 (38.65%) Java Developer
3 115 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 84 (9.44%) Software Engineer
5 74 (8.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 54 (6.07%) Lead Developer
7 50 (5.62%) Software Developer
8 47 (5.28%) Architect
9 44 (4.94%) Java Engineer
10 34 (3.82%) Lead Java Developer
11 32 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
11 32 (3.60%) Python Developer
12 31 (3.48%) Tester
13 28 (3.15%) Oracle Developer
14 25 (2.81%) Applications Developer
14 25 (2.81%) Java Software Developer
14 25 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.81%) Test Engineer
15 22 (2.47%) Scrum Master
16 21 (2.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (21.12%) Spring
2 169 (18.99%) HTML
3 128 (14.38%) CSS
4 123 (13.82%) Hibernate
5 117 (13.15%) .NET
6 109 (12.25%) Web Services
7 88 (9.89%) XML
8 82 (9.21%) J2EE
9 72 (8.09%) AngularJS
10 65 (7.30%) HTML5
11 63 (7.08%) Java EE
12 58 (6.52%) jQuery
13 57 (6.40%) SOAP
14 49 (5.51%) JSON
14 49 (5.51%) REST
15 48 (5.39%) JPA
16 40 (4.49%) RESTful
17 37 (4.16%) CSS3
17 37 (4.16%) JSF
18 34 (3.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 39 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (4.27%) User Experience
4 36 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.93%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.80%) Fintech
8 15 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.35%) Reference Data
10 11 (1.24%) Social Media
11 9 (1.01%) Derivative
12 7 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.79%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.79%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.67%) Blog
13 6 (0.67%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.56%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.56%) SCADA
15 4 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.38%) Linux
2 72 (8.09%) Android
3 65 (7.30%) Unix
4 55 (6.18%) Apple iOS
5 50 (5.62%) Windows
6 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.01%) Solaris
8 6 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.45%) CentOS
10 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.22%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (19.89%) TDD
3 156 (17.53%) Software Engineering
4 151 (16.97%) OO
5 142 (15.96%) Scrum
6 117 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (11.46%) Open Source
8 98 (11.01%) SOA
9 94 (10.56%) SDLC
10 71 (7.98%) Microservices
11 62 (6.97%) Web Development
12 56 (6.29%) Mentoring
13 52 (5.84%) BDD
14 49 (5.51%) Analytics
15 48 (5.39%) DevOps
16 47 (5.28%) MVC
17 44 (4.94%) UML
18 37 (4.16%) Infrastructure Management
18 37 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 36 (4.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 252 (28.31%) SQL
2 192 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 159 (17.87%) Python
4 154 (17.30%) C#
5 96 (10.79%) PL/SQL
6 91 (10.22%) C++
7 75 (8.43%) Ruby
8 62 (6.97%) PHP
9 45 (5.06%) Perl
10 26 (2.92%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.36%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.25%) C
13 20 (2.25%) Scala
14 18 (2.02%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.57%) Clojure
16 9 (1.01%) GraphQL
17 8 (0.90%) VB
18 7 (0.79%) Lua
19 6 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 174 (19.55%) Degree
2 44 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.01%) ISEB
4 7 (0.79%) CREST Certified
4 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.45%) RHCE
8 2 (0.22%) HND
8 2 (0.22%) NCDA
8 2 (0.22%) NCIE
8 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.22%) VCAP
8 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.93%) QA
2 7 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.56%) MiFID
4 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (3.48%) Docker
2 6 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.56%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.45%) Varnish
4 4 (0.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.22%) vCloud
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.11%) Ceph
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.02%) Puppet
3 15 (1.69%) Ansible
4 7 (0.79%) Mesos
5 6 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (0.67%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.34%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.34%) Nagios
7 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) Terraform
7 2 (0.22%) vRealize
7 2 (0.22%) yum
8 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) MOM
8 1 (0.11%) Packer
8 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 148 (16.63%) Oracle
2 39 (4.38%) Red Hat
3 38 (4.27%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.25%) IBM
5 18 (2.02%) Google
5 18 (2.02%) Talend
6 16 (1.80%) SAP
7 14 (1.57%) Perforce
7 14 (1.57%) Splunk
8 13 (1.46%) VMware
9 10 (1.12%) Sybase
10 8 (0.90%) Alterian
10 8 (0.90%) Vertica
11 7 (0.79%) FNZ
12 6 (0.67%) Cognos
12 6 (0.67%) Twitter
13 5 (0.56%) Adobe
13 5 (0.56%) Citrix
13 5 (0.56%) HP
13 5 (0.56%) Hyperion
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