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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 499 596 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.19% 18.33% 18.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.60% 37.06% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 261 318 390
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £64,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1442 1608 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.55% 49.46% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 873 981 1293
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 289 £45,000 -9.09% 22
Edinburgh -1 164 £47,500 +14.45% 28
Aberdeen +8 8 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Stirling +1 5 £52,500 +87.50% 1
Fife -4 3 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Dundee -7 3 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 554 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (40.85%) Finance
3 307 (30.22%) SQL
4 293 (28.84%) JavaScript
5 288 (28.35%) Spring
6 285 (28.05%) HTML
7 240 (23.62%) OO
8 234 (23.03%) Degree
9 223 (21.95%) Python
10 219 (21.56%) TDD
11 218 (21.46%) Linux
12 216 (21.26%) CSS
13 214 (21.06%) Oracle
14 201 (19.78%) Scrum
14 201 (19.78%) Software Engineering
15 188 (18.50%) Hibernate
16 179 (17.62%) Maven
17 174 (17.13%) Banking
18 171 (16.83%) SDLC
19 170 (16.73%) Relational Database
19 170 (16.73%) Unix
20 167 (16.44%) HTML5
21 159 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
22 152 (14.96%) C#
23 151 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
24 149 (14.67%) Unit Testing
25 143 (14.07%) Git (software)
26 140 (13.78%) Web Services
27 138 (13.58%) Jenkins
28 132 (12.99%) BDD

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 85 (8.37%) Tomcat
2 78 (7.68%) JBoss
3 30 (2.95%) Alfresco
3 30 (2.95%) Apache
4 28 (2.76%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.66%) Apache Qpid
6 23 (2.26%) CMS
7 21 (2.07%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 16 (1.57%) GemFire
9 15 (1.48%) NetWeaver
10 12 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.98%) Documentum
11 10 (0.98%) Mule
11 10 (0.98%) SAS
11 10 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.79%) nginx
13 7 (0.69%) IIS
13 7 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.49%) MS Office
3 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.69%) Sonata
2 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.39%) RMDS
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.20%) HFM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.098%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (4.82%) PaaS
4 39 (3.84%) IaaS
5 35 (3.44%) SaaS
6 32 (3.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 32 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (3.15%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.77%) GitHub
8 12 (1.18%) Google App Engine
8 12 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
8 12 (1.18%) Heroku
9 5 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.17%) HTTP
1 22 (2.17%) Internet
2 19 (1.87%) Firewall
3 12 (1.18%) AMQP
3 12 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 11 (1.08%) LDAP
5 6 (0.59%) DNS
6 5 (0.49%) MQTT
6 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.39%) Multicast
7 4 (0.39%) SNMP
7 4 (0.39%) SSL
8 3 (0.30%) FTP
9 2 (0.20%) CTI
9 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.098%) Broadband
10 1 (0.098%) DVB
10 1 (0.098%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (16.73%) Relational Database
2 125 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 106 (10.43%) RDBMS
4 82 (8.07%) NoSQL
5 74 (7.28%) MongoDB
6 64 (6.30%) Big Data
7 53 (5.22%) Hadoop
8 50 (4.92%) MySQL
9 35 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (3.25%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.77%) DB2
14 16 (1.57%) MarkLogic
15 15 (1.48%) Pentaho
16 13 (1.28%) Impala
17 12 (1.18%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.18%) Spotfire
17 12 (1.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 179 (17.62%) Maven
2 143 (14.07%) Git (software)
3 138 (13.58%) Jenkins
4 120 (11.81%) Subversion
5 100 (9.84%) Selenium
6 79 (7.78%) JUnit
7 70 (6.89%) Eclipse
8 57 (5.61%) JIRA
9 56 (5.51%) Cucumber
10 49 (4.82%) Ant
11 33 (3.25%) Artifactory
12 19 (1.87%) JBehave
13 17 (1.67%) IntelliJ
13 17 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
13 17 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.57%) Mockito
15 13 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.28%) Grunt
15 13 (1.28%) gulp
15 13 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 415 (40.85%) Finance
2 174 (17.13%) Banking
3 78 (7.68%) Retail
4 57 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 54 (5.31%) Games
6 42 (4.13%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.07%) Front Office
8 19 (1.87%) Marketing
9 16 (1.57%) Billing
10 13 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.08%) Legal
12 10 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.98%) Private Banking
13 8 (0.79%) Electronics
13 8 (0.79%) Publishing
14 6 (0.59%) German Language
14 6 (0.59%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.49%) Back Office
15 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 596 (58.66%) Developer
2 349 (34.35%) Java Developer
3 90 (8.86%) Senior Developer
4 80 (7.87%) Software Engineer
5 71 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 67 (6.59%) Architect
6 67 (6.59%) Lead Developer
7 44 (4.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 41 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (3.84%) Python Developer
10 38 (3.74%) Java Engineer
11 36 (3.54%) Applications Developer
12 33 (3.25%) Software Developer
13 31 (3.05%) Web Developer
14 28 (2.76%) Analyst
14 28 (2.76%) Big Data Developer
14 28 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
15 26 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
15 26 (2.56%) Technical Leader
16 25 (2.46%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (28.35%) Spring
2 285 (28.05%) HTML
3 216 (21.26%) CSS
4 188 (18.50%) Hibernate
5 167 (16.44%) HTML5
6 140 (13.78%) Web Services
7 130 (12.80%) REST
8 120 (11.81%) JSON
9 112 (11.02%) .NET
9 112 (11.02%) XML
10 111 (10.93%) AngularJS
11 106 (10.43%) CSS3
11 106 (10.43%) J2EE
12 105 (10.33%) jQuery
13 75 (7.38%) JMS
14 68 (6.69%) JSP
15 63 (6.20%) RESTful
16 62 (6.10%) SOAP
17 48 (4.72%) Middleware
18 46 (4.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 151 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 61 (6.00%) Derivative
4 50 (4.92%) User Experience
5 49 (4.82%) Virtual Team
6 46 (4.53%) Visualisation
7 43 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 31 (3.05%) Fixed Income
9 31 (3.05%) OTC Derivatives
10 30 (2.95%) Equities
11 21 (2.07%) Grid Computing
11 21 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 21 (2.07%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.97%) Market Risk
12 20 (1.97%) Social Media
13 19 (1.87%) Credit Risk
14 17 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
14 17 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (1.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 218 (21.46%) Linux
2 170 (16.73%) Unix
3 77 (7.58%) Windows
4 59 (5.81%) Android
5 45 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.79%) CentOS
7 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.30%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) MVS
12 1 (0.098%) VMS
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (23.62%) OO
3 219 (21.56%) TDD
4 201 (19.78%) Scrum
4 201 (19.78%) Software Engineering
5 171 (16.83%) SDLC
6 159 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (14.67%) Unit Testing
8 132 (12.99%) BDD
9 103 (10.14%) Open Source
9 103 (10.14%) SOA
10 87 (8.56%) Web Development
11 83 (8.17%) Mentoring
12 71 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 70 (6.89%) DevOps
14 69 (6.79%) Analytics
15 64 (6.30%) MVC
16 52 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (4.92%) OOD
18 48 (4.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (30.22%) SQL
2 293 (28.84%) JavaScript
3 223 (21.95%) Python
4 152 (14.96%) C#
5 117 (11.52%) C++
6 83 (8.17%) Perl
7 63 (6.20%) PL/SQL
8 60 (5.91%) Ruby
9 54 (5.31%) PHP
10 52 (5.12%) Shell Script
11 29 (2.85%) Scala
12 28 (2.76%) C
13 26 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.48%) Groovy
16 13 (1.28%) XQuery
17 12 (1.18%) R
18 11 (1.08%) Jython
18 11 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 234 (23.03%) Degree
2 31 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.79%) RHCE
4 7 (0.69%) PhD
5 5 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.30%) HND
6 3 (0.30%) ISEB
6 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.20%) SANS
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.098%) CISSP
8 1 (0.098%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.098%) PMP
8 1 (0.098%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.71%) QA
2 6 (0.59%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.20%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.20%) SEPA
4 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.098%) ISO13485
System Software
1 78 (7.68%) Docker
2 8 (0.79%) Varnish
3 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) Squid
5 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.098%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.098%) vSphere
6 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (4.72%) Puppet
3 44 (4.33%) Mesos
4 32 (3.15%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.97%) Rundeck
6 16 (1.57%) Ansible
7 13 (1.28%) Capistrano
8 12 (1.18%) CFEngine
8 12 (1.18%) Oozie
9 4 (0.39%) QRadar
9 4 (0.39%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 3 (0.30%) Fluentd
10 3 (0.30%) MOM
10 3 (0.30%) Nagios
10 3 (0.30%) Nessus
11 1 (0.098%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.098%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.098%) Packer
11 1 (0.098%) Terraform
11 1 (0.098%) yum
Vendors
1 214 (21.06%) Oracle
2 104 (10.24%) Sybase
3 40 (3.94%) IBM
4 39 (3.84%) Microsoft
5 23 (2.26%) VMware
6 22 (2.17%) SAP
7 19 (1.87%) Adobe
8 15 (1.48%) Cognos
8 15 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.28%) Informatica
10 12 (1.18%) Google
10 12 (1.18%) Tableau
11 11 (1.08%) HP
11 11 (1.08%) Sun
12 10 (0.98%) FatWire
13 9 (0.89%) Talend
14 8 (0.79%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.69%) FNZ
16 5 (0.49%) Splunk
16 5 (0.49%) Twitter
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