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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 597 517 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.00% 18.04% 17.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.33% 34.54% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 385 215 309
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1739 1497 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 64.08% 52.23% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 795 967
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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 +1 369 £55,000 +22.22% 34
Edinburgh +11 223 £40,000 -11.11% 35
Dundee +7 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Lothian -4 3 £30,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £60,000 -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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.

1 544 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (31.22%) Finance
3 324 (30.65%) SQL
4 290 (27.44%) Relational Database
5 245 (23.18%) OO
6 244 (23.08%) TDD
7 243 (22.99%) Spring
8 237 (22.42%) Python
9 227 (21.48%) Degree
10 206 (19.49%) C#
11 197 (18.64%) JavaScript
12 189 (17.88%) Oracle
13 187 (17.69%) Software Engineering
14 158 (14.95%) RDBMS
15 152 (14.38%) C++
16 149 (14.10%) Hibernate
17 138 (13.06%) Big Data
18 135 (12.77%) .NET
19 132 (12.49%) Web Services
19 132 (12.49%) Scrum
20 131 (12.39%) HTML
21 126 (11.92%) Test Automation
22 125 (11.83%) Linux
23 121 (11.45%) SDLC
24 119 (11.26%) Banking
25 116 (10.97%) XML
25 116 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
26 114 (10.79%) SOAP
27 113 (10.69%) J2EE
28 110 (10.41%) CSS

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 67 (6.34%) Tomcat
2 43 (4.07%) JBoss
3 38 (3.60%) Apache
4 31 (2.93%) Apache Spark
5 29 (2.74%) CMS
6 20 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.42%) SAS
7 15 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.95%) Confluence
9 8 (0.76%) IIS
10 6 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.47%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.47%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.47%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.47%) Drupal
11 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.47%) FileNet
11 5 (0.47%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.38%) InDesign
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.095%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) Sonata
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Pega PRPC
4 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.095%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.095%) iTrent
5 1 (0.095%) Magento
5 1 (0.095%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.51%) GitHub
3 14 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.57%) PaaS
5 4 (0.38%) iPaaS
6 3 (0.28%) Office 365
6 3 (0.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.19%) Yammer
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.095%) IaaS
8 1 (0.095%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.70%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.23%) SSL
3 12 (1.14%) Internet
4 7 (0.66%) SSH
5 6 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.47%) DMZ
6 5 (0.47%) LAN
6 5 (0.47%) SAN
6 5 (0.47%) WAN
7 4 (0.38%) HTTP
7 4 (0.38%) SMS
8 3 (0.28%) Network Security
8 3 (0.28%) Telnet
8 3 (0.28%) Wireless
9 2 (0.19%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.19%) DHCP
9 2 (0.19%) DNS
10 1 (0.095%) Broadband
10 1 (0.095%) SNMP
10 1 (0.095%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (27.44%) Relational Database
2 158 (14.95%) RDBMS
3 138 (13.06%) Big Data
4 90 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 77 (7.28%) MongoDB
6 61 (5.77%) NoSQL
7 52 (4.92%) MySQL
8 50 (4.73%) Hadoop
9 36 (3.41%) DB2
9 36 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (2.46%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (2.18%) Neo4j
14 22 (2.08%) HBase
15 10 (0.95%) GIS
16 9 (0.85%) KDB
16 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.76%) Kdb+
18 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 100 (9.46%) Maven
2 91 (8.61%) Jenkins
3 79 (7.47%) JUnit
4 74 (7.00%) Git (software)
5 63 (5.96%) Selenium
6 61 (5.77%) JIRA
7 55 (5.20%) Subversion
8 34 (3.22%) Ant
9 30 (2.84%) Eclipse
10 25 (2.37%) Cucumber
11 24 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 19 (1.80%) Hudson
13 18 (1.70%) Gradle
14 16 (1.51%) JMeter
14 16 (1.51%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.14%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.14%) SoapUI
16 11 (1.04%) Protractor
17 10 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (0.95%) TestNG
General
1 330 (31.22%) Finance
2 119 (11.26%) Banking
3 49 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 17 (1.61%) Advertising
4 17 (1.61%) Retail
5 16 (1.51%) Front Office
6 15 (1.42%) Electronics
7 13 (1.23%) Games
7 13 (1.23%) Marketing
7 13 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.76%) Legal
9 6 (0.57%) Publishing
10 4 (0.38%) Military
10 4 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.19%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.095%) Automotive
13 1 (0.095%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 641 (60.64%) Developer
2 419 (39.64%) Java Developer
3 182 (17.22%) Senior Developer
4 127 (12.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 105 (9.93%) Software Engineer
6 84 (7.95%) Lead Developer
7 71 (6.72%) Lead Java Developer
8 65 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 63 (5.96%) Python Developer
10 55 (5.20%) Java Engineer
11 48 (4.54%) Tester
12 46 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
13 42 (3.97%) Applications Developer
14 39 (3.69%) Architect
15 32 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
16 27 (2.55%) Consultant
16 27 (2.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 27 (2.55%) Test Engineer
17 25 (2.37%) Technical Leader
18 23 (2.18%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (22.99%) Spring
2 149 (14.10%) Hibernate
3 135 (12.77%) .NET
4 132 (12.49%) Web Services
5 131 (12.39%) HTML
6 116 (10.97%) XML
7 114 (10.79%) SOAP
8 113 (10.69%) J2EE
9 110 (10.41%) CSS
10 73 (6.91%) AngularJS
11 72 (6.81%) REST
12 69 (6.53%) RESTful
13 63 (5.96%) JSON
14 61 (5.77%) Java EE
15 60 (5.68%) jQuery
16 44 (4.16%) Node.js
17 40 (3.78%) HTML5
18 39 (3.69%) JMS
19 38 (3.60%) Servlets
20 34 (3.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 71 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.07%) User Experience
5 41 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 34 (3.22%) Client/Server
6 34 (3.22%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.12%) Robotics
8 29 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.61%) Fintech
11 11 (1.04%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.04%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.85%) Derivative
13 8 (0.76%) Arduino
13 8 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
13 8 (0.76%) Raspberry Pi
14 6 (0.57%) NHS
14 6 (0.57%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.83%) Linux
2 89 (8.42%) Unix
3 80 (7.57%) Windows
4 66 (6.24%) Android
5 47 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.55%) Solaris
7 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.66%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.47%) CentOS
9 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.38%) AIX
11 3 (0.28%) Debian
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.095%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.095%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (23.18%) OO
3 244 (23.08%) TDD
4 187 (17.69%) Software Engineering
5 132 (12.49%) Scrum
6 126 (11.92%) Test Automation
7 121 (11.45%) SDLC
8 116 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (10.41%) Open Source
10 88 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 82 (7.76%) SOA
12 72 (6.81%) Multithreading
13 71 (6.72%) Unit Testing
14 69 (6.53%) Web Development
15 63 (5.96%) Analytics
16 55 (5.20%) BDD
17 52 (4.92%) OOD
17 52 (4.92%) OOP
17 52 (4.92%) Risk Management
18 50 (4.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 324 (30.65%) SQL
2 237 (22.42%) Python
3 206 (19.49%) C#
4 197 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 152 (14.38%) C++
6 78 (7.38%) Ruby
7 73 (6.91%) PHP
8 70 (6.62%) PL/SQL
9 55 (5.20%) C
10 44 (4.16%) Perl
11 38 (3.60%) VB
12 35 (3.31%) Scala
13 30 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.55%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.95%) Groovy
18 9 (0.85%) GraphQL
19 6 (0.57%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 227 (21.48%) Degree
2 42 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.51%) CREST Certified
4 16 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (0.85%) ISEB
6 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.38%) PhD
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.095%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.095%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.095%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.095%) OCA
10 1 (0.095%) OCP
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.46%) QA
2 14 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.85%) MiFID
4 6 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.57%) EMIR
5 4 (0.38%) SLA
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
2 22 (2.08%) Docker
3 15 (1.42%) Firmware
4 8 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.095%) HDFS
8 1 (0.095%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.57%) Ansible
2 6 (0.57%) Puppet
3 5 (0.47%) Ambari
4 4 (0.38%) Nagios
4 4 (0.38%) SCCM
5 3 (0.28%) Chronos
5 3 (0.28%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.28%) Marathon
6 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.19%) Rancher
6 2 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.095%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.095%) Kibana
7 1 (0.095%) Mesos
7 1 (0.095%) MOM
7 1 (0.095%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.095%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (17.88%) Oracle
2 52 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 38 (3.60%) Red Hat
4 36 (3.41%) IBM
5 19 (1.80%) Sybase
6 18 (1.70%) Alterian
7 14 (1.32%) Splunk
8 11 (1.04%) Informatica
8 11 (1.04%) Perforce
9 10 (0.95%) FNZ
10 8 (0.76%) Adobe
10 8 (0.76%) F5
10 8 (0.76%) Google
10 8 (0.76%) VMware
11 7 (0.66%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.57%) Cognos
12 6 (0.57%) Netezza
12 6 (0.57%) Tableau
13 5 (0.47%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.47%) Verint
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