Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,090 1,114 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.56% 19.81% 19.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.19% 32.85% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 709 764 568
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%
10th Percentile £31,330 £28,000 £31,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

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 3,012 3,391 2,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.81% 60.31% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 2,234 1,739
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,312 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.62% +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -2 521 £50,000 - 77
Edinburgh +1 509 £48,000 +20.00% 109
West Lothian +3 22 £46,250 - 9
South Lanarkshire +10 11 £55,000 +120.00% 2
Stirling +11 5 £39,774 +13.64%
Fife -3 5 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Dundee -9 4 £39,000 - 4
Lothian - 3 £32,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 560 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 440 (40.37%) SQL
4 319 (29.27%) Python
5 313 (28.72%) Finance
6 297 (27.25%) Software Engineering
7 277 (25.41%) HTML
8 261 (23.94%) C#
9 255 (23.39%) AngularJS
10 252 (23.12%) OO
11 246 (22.57%) Spring
12 242 (22.20%) Test Automation
13 222 (20.37%) Oracle
14 203 (18.62%) Degree
15 188 (17.25%) TDD
15 188 (17.25%) Hibernate
16 186 (17.06%) CSS
17 183 (16.79%) Git (software)
18 176 (16.15%) Linux
19 175 (16.06%) SDLC
20 151 (13.85%) React
21 146 (13.39%) NoSQL
22 143 (13.12%) Relational Database
22 143 (13.12%) .NET
23 141 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
24 139 (12.75%) Scrum
25 137 (12.57%) Mentoring
25 137 (12.57%) Microservices
25 137 (12.57%) C++
26 129 (11.83%) Continuous Integration

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 49 (4.50%) JBoss
2 44 (4.04%) Apache Spark
3 33 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.75%) Apache
5 28 (2.57%) Confluence
5 28 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.39%) MQSeries
6 26 (2.39%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.74%) IIS
8 17 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.28%) WildFly
10 13 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.64%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.64%) SAS
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.18%) GemFire
16 2 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.092%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.092%) Oracle AML
1 1 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.39%) SaaS
4 16 (1.47%) npm
5 13 (1.19%) GitHub
5 13 (1.19%) Serverless
6 12 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.10%) Slack
7 8 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (0.73%) PaaS
8 7 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.46%) Apigee
10 5 (0.46%) Yarn
11 3 (0.28%) Datadog
11 3 (0.28%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.28%) HTTP
2 12 (1.10%) Internet
3 10 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.55%) AMQP
4 6 (0.55%) Firewall
4 6 (0.55%) SSL
5 3 (0.28%) DNS
5 3 (0.28%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.28%) LAN
5 3 (0.28%) SNMP
5 3 (0.28%) VLAN
5 3 (0.28%) WAN
5 3 (0.28%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.18%) DHCP
6 2 (0.18%) FTP
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.18%) Network Security
6 2 (0.18%) SMTP
6 2 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.39%) NoSQL
2 143 (13.12%) Relational Database
3 141 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
4 123 (11.28%) Big Data
5 117 (10.73%) MySQL
6 76 (6.97%) SQL Server
7 71 (6.51%) Hadoop
8 69 (6.33%) RDBMS
9 65 (5.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (3.94%) MongoDB
11 32 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.29%) Bigtable
13 22 (2.02%) Data Mining
14 21 (1.93%) GIS
15 16 (1.47%) MariaDB
16 14 (1.28%) Blockchain
17 13 (1.19%) DB2
18 12 (1.10%) SQLite
19 11 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
20 10 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 183 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 116 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 91 (8.35%) Maven
4 90 (8.26%) Cucumber
5 83 (7.61%) Selenium
6 75 (6.88%) JUnit
7 58 (5.32%) TeamCity
8 55 (5.05%) JIRA
9 54 (4.95%) Eclipse
10 52 (4.77%) Hudson
11 48 (4.40%) Subversion
12 38 (3.49%) Visual Studio
13 32 (2.94%) SpecFlow
14 24 (2.20%) Android Studio
14 24 (2.20%) IntelliJ
15 22 (2.02%) JMeter
16 21 (1.93%) NUnit
16 21 (1.93%) webpack
17 20 (1.83%) NetBeans
18 19 (1.74%) Ant
General
1 313 (28.72%) Finance
2 39 (3.58%) Banking
3 21 (1.93%) Military
4 17 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 17 (1.56%) Retail
5 15 (1.38%) Games
5 15 (1.38%) Law
6 13 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.01%) Marketing
8 7 (0.64%) Electronics
8 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.28%) Billing
9 3 (0.28%) Legal
10 2 (0.18%) Advertising
10 2 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.092%) Automotive
11 1 (0.092%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.092%) Publishing
11 1 (0.092%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 532 (48.81%) Developer
2 328 (30.09%) Java Developer
3 213 (19.54%) Software Engineer
4 139 (12.75%) Java Engineer
5 119 (10.92%) Senior Developer
6 93 (8.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 74 (6.79%) Software Developer
8 68 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 55 (5.05%) Technical Leader
10 48 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 46 (4.22%) Architect
11 46 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (4.13%) Junior
13 42 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
14 38 (3.49%) C# Software Engineer
14 38 (3.49%) Lead Developer
14 38 (3.49%) Python Engineer
15 36 (3.30%) Test Engineer
16 35 (3.21%) Analyst
16 35 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (25.41%) HTML
2 255 (23.39%) AngularJS
3 246 (22.57%) Spring
4 188 (17.25%) Hibernate
5 186 (17.06%) CSS
6 151 (13.85%) React
7 143 (13.12%) .NET
8 124 (11.38%) XML
9 122 (11.19%) Web Services
10 110 (10.09%) RESTful
11 98 (8.99%) HTML5
12 97 (8.90%) jQuery
13 84 (7.71%) Node.js
14 76 (6.97%) Java EE
14 76 (6.97%) JSON
15 75 (6.88%) REST
16 73 (6.70%) SOAP
17 58 (5.32%) CSS3
18 57 (5.23%) Spring Boot
19 49 (4.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.43%) Fintech
2 80 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (6.24%) Robotics
6 66 (6.06%) User Experience
7 41 (3.76%) Algorithms
8 31 (2.84%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.55%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.46%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.37%) Blog
13 4 (0.37%) Derivative
13 4 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 176 (16.15%) Linux
2 85 (7.80%) Windows
3 60 (5.50%) Android
4 58 (5.32%) Unix
5 39 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.64%) CentOS
6 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.37%) Debian
9 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.092%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (27.25%) Software Engineering
3 252 (23.12%) OO
4 242 (22.20%) Test Automation
5 188 (17.25%) TDD
6 175 (16.06%) SDLC
7 139 (12.75%) Scrum
8 137 (12.57%) Mentoring
8 137 (12.57%) Microservices
9 129 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
10 127 (11.65%) OOP
11 116 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
12 115 (10.55%) Computer Science
13 109 (10.00%) BDD
14 84 (7.71%) Front End Development
15 82 (7.52%) Analytics
16 78 (7.16%) Unit Testing
17 77 (7.06%) Open Source
18 75 (6.88%) Collaborative Working
19 71 (6.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 452 (41.47%) JavaScript
2 440 (40.37%) SQL
3 319 (29.27%) Python
4 261 (23.94%) C#
5 137 (12.57%) C++
6 100 (9.17%) PL/SQL
7 90 (8.26%) PHP
8 88 (8.07%) Ruby
9 48 (4.40%) Java 8
10 32 (2.94%) Perl
11 29 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 29 (2.66%) ES6
12 28 (2.57%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.48%) C
13 27 (2.48%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.39%) XPath
15 25 (2.29%) Scala
16 22 (2.02%) Kotlin
17 13 (1.19%) R
18 11 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 203 (18.62%) Degree
2 43 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (1.93%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.46%) CISSP
5 5 (0.46%) ISEB
5 5 (0.46%) PhD
6 3 (0.28%) CSSLP
6 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.18%) CISA
7 2 (0.18%) CISM
7 2 (0.18%) CRISC
7 2 (0.18%) GPEN
7 2 (0.18%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.18%) OSCE
7 2 (0.18%) OSCP
7 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.04%) QA
2 5 (0.46%) SLA
3 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) SEPA
6 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.092%) GDPR
System Software
1 115 (10.55%) Docker
2 21 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.55%) HDFS
4 3 (0.28%) Firmware
5 2 (0.18%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 87 (7.98%) Ansible
2 57 (5.23%) Puppet
3 48 (4.40%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.83%) Terraform
5 18 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.55%) Mesos
6 6 (0.55%) Oozie
7 2 (0.18%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.18%) Grafana
7 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.18%) Kibana
7 2 (0.18%) logstash
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.18%) Packer
7 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.18%) Sysdig
8 1 (0.092%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.092%) Cacti
8 1 (0.092%) Consul
8 1 (0.092%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 222 (20.37%) Oracle
2 27 (2.48%) Sybase
3 24 (2.20%) Red Hat
4 21 (1.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 10 (0.92%) IBM
5 10 (0.92%) SAP
6 9 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 8 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.73%) Solace
7 8 (0.73%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.64%) Google
9 6 (0.55%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.55%) Talarian
10 5 (0.46%) Avaloq
10 5 (0.46%) Informatica
11 4 (0.37%) Splunk
11 4 (0.37%) Teradata
11 4 (0.37%) Twitter
12 3 (0.28%) Cloudera