Period
to 12 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 790 1,157 1,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.84% 21.68% 20.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 37.84% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 436 741 763
Scotland median annual salary £48,004 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.99% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,071 £67,500 £72,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 2,765 3,058 3,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.93% 57.30% 61.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 2,023 2,187
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,600 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,039
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.96% +3.24%

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 12 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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
Edinburgh -2 417 £44,000 -9.28% 76
Glasgow -4 298 £50,000 - 42
Dundee +4 21 £40,750 +5.84% 12
West Lothian +6 12 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Aberdeen -1 10 £39,000 - 8
Fife -5 4 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Renfrewshire +2 2 £55,000 +103.70%
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £60,000 -
Stirling -2 1 - - 2
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 352 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (35.44%) JavaScript
3 244 (30.89%) SQL
4 236 (29.87%) Software Engineering
5 196 (24.81%) C#
6 193 (24.43%) DevOps
7 174 (22.03%) Git (software)
8 168 (21.27%) Python
9 167 (21.14%) Finance
10 165 (20.89%) Linux
11 157 (19.87%) Spring
12 145 (18.35%) Jenkins
13 136 (17.22%) HTML
14 133 (16.84%) C++
15 128 (16.20%) .NET
15 128 (16.20%) AngularJS
16 124 (15.70%) Big Data
16 124 (15.70%) AWS
17 119 (15.06%) Degree
18 115 (14.56%) Microservices
19 114 (14.43%) Mentoring
20 111 (14.05%) TDD
21 110 (13.92%) Test Automation
21 110 (13.92%) CSS
22 107 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
23 98 (12.41%) Kubernetes
24 97 (12.28%) RESTful
25 96 (12.15%) Azure
25 96 (12.15%) Oracle
26 92 (11.65%) Scrum

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 39 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 24 (3.04%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.03%) Apache
5 15 (1.90%) JBoss
6 13 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.39%) Confluence
8 10 (1.27%) Jetty
9 8 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.63%) nginx
11 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.51%) Appian
13 3 (0.38%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.38%) WildFly
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 124 (15.70%) AWS
2 96 (12.15%) Azure
3 49 (6.20%) GCP
4 19 (2.41%) GitHub
4 19 (2.41%) SaaS
5 17 (2.15%) IaaS
6 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.01%) Serverless
8 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.51%) Office 365
9 4 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.38%) iTunes
10 3 (0.38%) npm
10 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.90%) HTTP
2 13 (1.65%) Internet
3 12 (1.52%) Firewall
4 5 (0.63%) 2G
4 5 (0.63%) 3G
4 5 (0.63%) 4G
4 5 (0.63%) 5G
4 5 (0.63%) Broadband
4 5 (0.63%) OpenFlow
4 5 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (0.63%) SSL
5 4 (0.51%) Network Security
6 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.38%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (15.70%) Big Data
2 68 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 51 (6.46%) SQL Server
4 42 (5.32%) MySQL
5 34 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (3.92%) GIS
7 30 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.54%) DB2
9 27 (3.42%) Data Mining
9 27 (3.42%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.66%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.28%) NoSQL
12 16 (2.03%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (1.27%) MariaDB
16 7 (0.89%) HBase
17 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 174 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 145 (18.35%) Jenkins
3 49 (6.20%) TeamCity
4 41 (5.19%) JIRA
4 41 (5.19%) JUnit
5 39 (4.94%) Visual Studio
6 36 (4.56%) Gradle
7 33 (4.18%) Maven
8 31 (3.92%) NetBeans
9 30 (3.80%) Selenium
10 28 (3.54%) Cucumber
11 24 (3.04%) Subversion
12 21 (2.66%) JMeter
13 20 (2.53%) PhantomJS
13 20 (2.53%) SonarQube
14 17 (2.15%) SoapUI
15 16 (2.03%) WebDriver
16 15 (1.90%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.90%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.77%) Ant
General
1 167 (21.14%) Finance
2 36 (4.56%) Banking
3 28 (3.54%) Retail
4 26 (3.29%) Games
5 19 (2.41%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.03%) Law
6 16 (2.03%) Legal
7 12 (1.52%) Military
8 11 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.89%) Electronics
10 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.51%) Marketing
12 3 (0.38%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 376 (47.59%) Developer
2 242 (30.63%) Java Developer
3 154 (19.49%) Software Engineer
4 91 (11.52%) Senior Developer
5 82 (10.38%) Java Engineer
6 75 (9.49%) Java Software Engineer
7 62 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 57 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
9 56 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 43 (5.44%) C# Software Engineer
11 41 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 38 (4.81%) Senior Java Engineer
13 37 (4.68%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 28 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
15 25 (3.16%) Graduate
16 22 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
16 22 (2.78%) Lead Developer
16 22 (2.78%) Security Engineer
17 21 (2.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 20 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (19.87%) Spring
2 136 (17.22%) HTML
3 128 (16.20%) .NET
3 128 (16.20%) AngularJS
4 110 (13.92%) CSS
5 97 (12.28%) RESTful
6 88 (11.14%) React
7 83 (10.51%) Web Services
8 81 (10.25%) SOAP
9 79 (10.00%) Node.js
10 72 (9.11%) Hibernate
10 72 (9.11%) jQuery
11 69 (8.73%) REST
12 63 (7.97%) Spring Boot
13 60 (7.59%) XML
14 55 (6.96%) JSON
15 36 (4.56%) Kafka
16 34 (4.30%) JSP
17 32 (4.05%) Swing
18 28 (3.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.65%) Robotics
2 34 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 25 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (2.15%) User Experience
7 16 (2.03%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.01%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.01%) Derivative
11 8 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.01%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.76%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.63%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 165 (20.89%) Linux
2 83 (10.51%) Windows
3 69 (8.73%) Unix
4 41 (5.19%) Android
5 36 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.52%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.27%) CentOS
9 5 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.51%) Solaris
10 4 (0.51%) VMS
11 3 (0.38%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.25%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (29.87%) Software Engineering
3 193 (24.43%) DevOps
4 115 (14.56%) Microservices
5 114 (14.43%) Mentoring
6 111 (14.05%) TDD
7 110 (13.92%) Test Automation
8 107 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
9 92 (11.65%) Scrum
10 90 (11.39%) OO
10 90 (11.39%) SDLC
11 75 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
12 71 (8.99%) Analytics
13 59 (7.47%) Mathematics
14 58 (7.34%) Innovative Thinking
15 54 (6.84%) Open Source
16 50 (6.33%) Front End Development
17 49 (6.20%) Computer Science
18 47 (5.95%) Fintech
18 47 (5.95%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 280 (35.44%) JavaScript
2 244 (30.89%) SQL
3 196 (24.81%) C#
4 168 (21.27%) Python
5 133 (16.84%) C++
6 84 (10.63%) Java 8
7 50 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 50 (6.33%) Scala
8 46 (5.82%) Kotlin
9 43 (5.44%) TypeScript
10 39 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 39 (4.94%) Ruby
11 36 (4.56%) Go
12 26 (3.29%) Perl
12 26 (3.29%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.53%) C
13 20 (2.53%) PHP
14 18 (2.28%) Apple Swift
15 16 (2.03%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (15.06%) Degree
2 60 (7.59%) Numerate Degree
3 22 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.28%) PhD
6 8 (1.01%) CFA
6 8 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.63%) OCA
7 5 (0.63%) OCP
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.51%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.38%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB
10 2 (0.25%) OSCP
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.06%) QA
2 8 (1.01%) CRD IV
3 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.63%) GDPR
4 4 (0.51%) SEPA
4 4 (0.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (10.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 98 (12.41%) Kubernetes
2 83 (10.51%) Ansible
3 61 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (4.43%) Puppet
5 30 (3.80%) Terraform
6 5 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.51%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.38%) Oozie
9 2 (0.25%) Ambari
9 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.13%) Consul
10 1 (0.13%) Istio
10 1 (0.13%) Nmap
10 1 (0.13%) Packer
10 1 (0.13%) PingFederate
10 1 (0.13%) Rancher
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (12.15%) Oracle
2 42 (5.32%) Google
3 38 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 24 (3.04%) ServiceNow
5 23 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 23 (2.91%) Splunk
6 21 (2.66%) CyberArk
7 20 (2.53%) Symantec
8 10 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.27%) Sybase
9 9 (1.14%) IBM
10 5 (0.63%) Informatica
10 5 (0.63%) Pega
10 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.63%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.51%) HP
12 3 (0.38%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.38%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.38%) Coverity
12 3 (0.38%) SAP