Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 405 1,034 1,111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 19.67% 19.62% 20.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.99% 34.07% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 283 662 783
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,800 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,266 3,035 3,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.49% 57.60% 56.35%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,998 2,103
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Scotland

Java
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Scotland.

Salary trend for Java in Scotland

Java
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Java 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 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 192 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Edinburgh -4 160 £57,500 +35.29% 35
Aberdeen +4 20 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Dundee +2 19 £45,000 +20.00% 10
West Lothian -3 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Fife +20 1 £40,000 -15.79%
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Java.

1 169 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (29.88%) Python
3 117 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 111 (27.41%) AWS
5 106 (26.17%) TDD
6 101 (24.94%) Software Engineering
7 96 (23.70%) Finance
8 93 (22.96%) C#
9 79 (19.51%) Spring
10 77 (19.01%) DevOps
11 73 (18.02%) SQL
12 72 (17.78%) Docker
12 72 (17.78%) Microservices
13 63 (15.56%) Azure
14 60 (14.81%) Jenkins
15 59 (14.57%) .NET
15 59 (14.57%) Linux
15 59 (14.57%) Banking
16 58 (14.32%) OO
16 58 (14.32%) C++
17 54 (13.33%) Scala
17 54 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 50 (12.35%) Kubernetes
19 49 (12.10%) AngularJS
20 45 (11.11%) Test Automation
21 44 (10.86%) RESTful
21 44 (10.86%) Windows
22 42 (10.37%) Android
22 42 (10.37%) Spring Boot
22 42 (10.37%) React

Java
Co-occurring 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 30 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 16 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.47%) Mule
4 8 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.73%) Apache
6 5 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.49%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 2 (0.49%) Confluence
8 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 111 (27.41%) AWS
2 63 (15.56%) Azure
3 34 (8.40%) GCP
4 19 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.22%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.98%) SaaS
8 7 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.73%) PaaS
9 5 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.23%) IaaS
9 5 (1.23%) NuGet
9 5 (1.23%) Serverless
10 4 (0.99%) Google Play
11 3 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.74%) GitHub
11 3 (0.74%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.49%) Apigee
12 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) Wireless
2 3 (0.74%) SSL
3 2 (0.49%) Firewall
3 2 (0.49%) HTTP
3 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.14%) NoSQL
2 33 (8.15%) Big Data
3 31 (7.65%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.91%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (3.95%) MySQL
7 14 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.23%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.99%) Impala
12 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.49%) Berkeley DB
13 2 (0.49%) DB2
13 2 (0.49%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 54 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.16%) JUnit
3 29 (7.16%) Maven
4 28 (6.91%) Selenium
5 23 (5.68%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.46%) Subversion
7 12 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.72%) IBM UrbanCode
8 11 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.47%) Travis CI
10 9 (2.22%) Ant
10 9 (2.22%) Gradle
10 9 (2.22%) JIRA
11 8 (1.98%) JMeter
12 6 (1.48%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.48%) REST Assured
13 5 (1.23%) Gatling
13 5 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 96 (23.70%) Finance
2 59 (14.57%) Banking
3 16 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.48%) Games
4 6 (1.48%) Public Sector
5 4 (0.99%) Advertising
6 3 (0.74%) Electronics
7 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.49%) Law
7 2 (0.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.49%) Marketing
7 2 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Front Office
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 178 (43.95%) Developer
2 100 (24.69%) Java Developer
3 71 (17.53%) Software Engineer
4 33 (8.15%) Android Developer
4 33 (8.15%) Senior Developer
5 23 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (5.68%) Software Developer
6 21 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 20 (4.94%) Java Engineer
8 17 (4.20%) Consultant
8 17 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (3.95%) Architect
10 13 (3.21%) Analyst
10 13 (3.21%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (2.96%) Python Engineer
12 11 (2.72%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.47%) Senior Android Developer
14 9 (2.22%) Senior Java Engineer
14 9 (2.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.51%) Spring
2 59 (14.57%) .NET
3 49 (12.10%) AngularJS
4 44 (10.86%) RESTful
5 42 (10.37%) React
5 42 (10.37%) Spring Boot
6 41 (10.12%) Node.js
7 37 (9.14%) HTML
8 33 (8.15%) REST
9 31 (7.65%) Web Services
10 28 (6.91%) Hibernate
11 22 (5.43%) CSS
12 21 (5.19%) JSON
13 19 (4.69%) SOAP
14 16 (3.95%) React Native
15 15 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (3.70%) Java EE
15 15 (3.70%) XML
16 14 (3.46%) GraphQL
16 14 (3.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.65%) Mobile App
2 22 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.94%) User Experience
5 13 (3.21%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.23%) Mobile Games
9 5 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
11 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) CMDB
12 1 (0.25%) FMCG
12 1 (0.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.57%) Linux
2 44 (10.86%) Windows
3 42 (10.37%) Android
4 27 (6.67%) Unix
5 20 (4.94%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.46%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (2.47%) Mesosphere
8 10 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.99%) CentOS
11 2 (0.49%) Debian
11 2 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.17%) TDD
3 101 (24.94%) Software Engineering
4 77 (19.01%) DevOps
5 72 (17.78%) Microservices
6 58 (14.32%) OO
7 45 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 41 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (9.14%) Android Development
9 37 (9.14%) Scrum
10 34 (8.40%) Open Source
11 33 (8.15%) Mentoring
12 28 (6.91%) BDD
13 26 (6.42%) Analytics
14 24 (5.93%) Configuration Management
15 23 (5.68%) Fintech
15 23 (5.68%) SDLC
16 22 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (5.19%) Mobile Development
18 20 (4.94%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 121 (29.88%) Python
2 117 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 93 (22.96%) C#
4 73 (18.02%) SQL
5 58 (14.32%) C++
6 54 (13.33%) Scala
7 36 (8.89%) Kotlin
8 29 (7.16%) Java 8
9 22 (5.43%) Bash Shell
10 18 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 18 (4.44%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.95%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.70%) Apple Swift
12 15 (3.70%) Go
13 14 (3.46%) C
13 14 (3.46%) Perl
13 14 (3.46%) PHP
14 12 (2.96%) Groovy
14 12 (2.96%) Ruby
15 11 (2.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (8.64%) Degree
2 6 (1.48%) PhD
3 5 (1.23%) CISM
3 5 (1.23%) CISSP
3 5 (1.23%) CSSLP
4 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.25%) HNC
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) NIST
3 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (17.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 50 (12.35%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.19%) Terraform
4 17 (4.20%) Ansible
5 13 (3.21%) Puppet
6 11 (2.72%) Consul
6 11 (2.72%) Prometheus
7 10 (2.47%) Automic
8 2 (0.49%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.49%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (8.15%) Oracle
2 15 (3.70%) Google
3 12 (2.96%) Splunk
4 7 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.99%) Cognizant
5 4 (0.99%) Databricks
5 4 (0.99%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.99%) Sybase
5 4 (0.99%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.74%) Solace
6 3 (0.74%) Talend
6 3 (0.74%) VMware
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe
7 2 (0.49%) Apple
7 2 (0.49%) CA
7 2 (0.49%) IBM
7 2 (0.49%) Informatica
7 2 (0.49%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow