Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,098 954 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.25% 20.35% 17.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.46% 32.92% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 814 610 533
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 3,186 2,898 2,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 55.86% 61.80% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 1,783 1,711
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £65,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Scotland

Java
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Scotland.

Salary trend for Java in Scotland

Java
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 0 637 £50,000 -9.09% 83
Edinburgh +2 409 £49,500 +16.47% 91
Dundee -1 19 £41,250 - 7
West Lothian +3 12 - - 3
Fife -1 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Orkney Islands - 5 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 3 £37,500 - 2
Perth and Kinross +2 1 £75,000 +13.21%
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 561 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (37.89%) SQL
3 357 (32.51%) Python
4 346 (31.51%) JavaScript
5 329 (29.96%) Spring
6 291 (26.50%) Software Engineering
7 270 (24.59%) TDD
8 268 (24.41%) Finance
9 251 (22.86%) OO
10 244 (22.22%) HTML
10 244 (22.22%) Hibernate
11 242 (22.04%) SDLC
12 239 (21.77%) C#
13 234 (21.31%) Oracle
14 211 (19.22%) Scrum
15 206 (18.76%) NoSQL
16 188 (17.12%) AngularJS
17 186 (16.94%) Test Automation
18 163 (14.85%) Degree
19 160 (14.57%) BDD
20 157 (14.30%) Maven
21 155 (14.12%) C++
22 152 (13.84%) Linux
23 147 (13.39%) PHP
24 144 (13.11%) .NET
25 138 (12.57%) CSS
26 137 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
27 130 (11.84%) Relational Database
28 129 (11.75%) Git (software)
29 124 (11.29%) Ansible

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
1 105 (9.56%) JBoss
2 44 (4.01%) Tomcat
3 37 (3.37%) Apache Spark
4 34 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (2.55%) Confluence
6 22 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 21 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.73%) Apache
8 19 (1.73%) Jetty
8 19 (1.73%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.64%) MQSeries
10 17 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.09%) GemFire
12 8 (0.73%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.55%) SAS
13 6 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (0.46%) IIS
14 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.64%) Mingle
3 1 (0.091%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.091%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.091%) Maya
3 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (0.091%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.091%) Eikon
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.09%) GitHub
4 19 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.55%) SaaS
6 16 (1.46%) Office 365
7 10 (0.91%) NuGet
8 9 (0.82%) PaaS
9 5 (0.46%) iTunes
9 5 (0.46%) Serverless
10 4 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.36%) npm
10 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.55%) HTTP
2 15 (1.37%) Internet
3 10 (0.91%) Intranet
4 9 (0.82%) Firewall
5 5 (0.46%) AMQP
5 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.46%) SSL
6 4 (0.36%) DNS
6 4 (0.36%) SAN
7 3 (0.27%) DHCP
7 3 (0.27%) LAN
7 3 (0.27%) SMS
7 3 (0.27%) SSH
7 3 (0.27%) WAN
8 2 (0.18%) FTP
8 2 (0.18%) Network Security
8 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.091%) ATM
9 1 (0.091%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.091%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (18.76%) NoSQL
2 130 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 116 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
4 111 (10.11%) Hadoop
5 106 (9.65%) Big Data
5 106 (9.65%) MySQL
6 82 (7.47%) MongoDB
7 67 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 58 (5.28%) RDBMS
8 58 (5.28%) SQL Server
9 47 (4.28%) Oracle Database
10 31 (2.82%) OLTP
11 26 (2.37%) DB2
11 26 (2.37%) Redis
12 18 (1.64%) Couchbase
13 17 (1.55%) GIS
13 17 (1.55%) Riak
14 16 (1.46%) Bigtable
15 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 157 (14.30%) Maven
2 129 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 98 (8.93%) Selenium
4 97 (8.83%) Jenkins
5 86 (7.83%) JUnit
6 51 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 50 (4.55%) JIRA
8 39 (3.55%) Subversion
9 28 (2.55%) Jasmine
10 24 (2.19%) TestNG
11 23 (2.09%) Protractor
12 19 (1.73%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.64%) FitNesse
13 18 (1.64%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.55%) Vagrant
15 14 (1.28%) Artifactory
15 14 (1.28%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.28%) NetBeans
16 12 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 268 (24.41%) Finance
2 74 (6.74%) Advertising
3 60 (5.46%) Banking
4 34 (3.10%) Games
5 33 (3.01%) Retail
6 20 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.82%) Marketing
7 15 (1.37%) Law
8 11 (1.00%) Local Government
9 7 (0.64%) Back Office
9 7 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.55%) Publishing
11 5 (0.46%) Front Office
11 5 (0.46%) Legal
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
12 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.36%) Military
13 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 573 (52.19%) Developer
2 345 (31.42%) Java Developer
3 188 (17.12%) Software Engineer
4 132 (12.02%) Senior Developer
5 107 (9.74%) Java Engineer
6 95 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 93 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 85 (7.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 55 (5.01%) Python Developer
10 50 (4.55%) Architect
11 48 (4.37%) Lead Developer
12 43 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (3.55%) Lead Java Developer
14 35 (3.19%) Python Engineer
14 35 (3.19%) Test Engineer
15 34 (3.10%) Python Software Engineer
15 34 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
17 32 (2.91%) Technical Leader
18 31 (2.82%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (29.96%) Spring
2 244 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 244 (22.22%) HTML
3 188 (17.12%) AngularJS
4 144 (13.11%) .NET
5 138 (12.57%) CSS
6 111 (10.11%) Web Services
7 96 (8.74%) REST
8 84 (7.65%) React
9 82 (7.47%) HTML5
9 82 (7.47%) XML
10 73 (6.65%) SOAP
11 67 (6.10%) Node.js
12 63 (5.74%) RESTful
13 47 (4.28%) JSON
14 45 (4.10%) J2EE
15 40 (3.64%) Drools
15 40 (3.64%) Java EE
16 35 (3.19%) jQuery
17 31 (2.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.38%) Enterprise Software
2 98 (8.93%) User Experience
3 58 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (4.19%) Robotics
7 34 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (3.10%) Virtual Team
8 32 (2.91%) Algorithms
9 26 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 26 (2.37%) Fintech
10 11 (1.00%) iPhone
11 9 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.64%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.46%) FMCG
13 5 (0.46%) PlayStation
13 5 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 152 (13.84%) Linux
2 87 (7.92%) Unix
3 83 (7.56%) Windows
4 52 (4.74%) Android
5 44 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.00%) Debian
8 9 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.46%) AIX
9 5 (0.46%) Solaris
9 5 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.36%) CentOS
10 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.091%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.091%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (26.50%) Software Engineering
3 270 (24.59%) TDD
4 251 (22.86%) OO
5 242 (22.04%) SDLC
6 211 (19.22%) Scrum
7 186 (16.94%) Test Automation
8 160 (14.57%) BDD
9 137 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
10 110 (10.02%) OOP
11 109 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
12 99 (9.02%) Microservices
13 98 (8.93%) DevOps
13 98 (8.93%) Mentoring
13 98 (8.93%) Web Development
14 88 (8.01%) Software Delivery
15 84 (7.65%) Unit Testing
16 78 (7.10%) Collaborative Working
17 75 (6.83%) Multithreading
18 73 (6.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 416 (37.89%) SQL
2 357 (32.51%) Python
3 346 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 239 (21.77%) C#
5 155 (14.12%) C++
6 147 (13.39%) PHP
7 92 (8.38%) Ruby
8 59 (5.37%) PL/SQL
9 45 (4.10%) Java 8
10 38 (3.46%) Bash Shell
11 34 (3.10%) Perl
12 27 (2.46%) Scala
13 26 (2.37%) C
13 26 (2.37%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.55%) XPath
16 15 (1.37%) Clojure
17 14 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.28%) VB
18 11 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 163 (14.85%) Degree
2 21 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.46%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.36%) PhD
5 4 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.18%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.18%) GPEN
6 2 (0.18%) ISEB
6 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.18%) MBA
6 2 (0.18%) OCA
6 2 (0.18%) OCP
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.18%) OSCP
6 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.091%) GCIH
7 1 (0.091%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.64%) QA
2 3 (0.27%) PMO
2 3 (0.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.18%) EMIR
3 2 (0.18%) GDPR
3 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.18%) MiFID
4 1 (0.091%) HL7
4 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (10.84%) Docker
2 10 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.55%) HDFS
4 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.091%) KVM
7 1 (0.091%) Squid
7 1 (0.091%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 124 (11.29%) Ansible
2 94 (8.56%) Puppet
3 34 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.55%) Cobbler
5 8 (0.73%) Terraform
6 5 (0.46%) logstash
6 5 (0.46%) Nagios
7 4 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.36%) Foglight
7 4 (0.36%) SCOM
7 4 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.27%) Kibana
8 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.27%) Mesos
9 2 (0.18%) Rancher
9 2 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.091%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.091%) Cacti
10 1 (0.091%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 234 (21.31%) Oracle
2 70 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 41 (3.73%) Sybase
4 24 (2.19%) IBM
5 17 (1.55%) Informatica
5 17 (1.55%) VMware
6 16 (1.46%) Google
7 10 (0.91%) Tableau
8 8 (0.73%) Cisco
8 8 (0.73%) Citrix
8 8 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (0.73%) Netezza
8 8 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.73%) Talend
9 7 (0.64%) Micro Focus
9 7 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.55%) Dell
10 6 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.55%) Zend
11 5 (0.46%) Apple