Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 530 1,053 1,113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 18.02% 20.06% 19.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.36% 34.57% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 361 716 833
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
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 1,746 3,046 3,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 59.37% 58.04% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 2,059 2,252
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,950
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Edinburgh -2 248 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Glasgow +1 218 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Aberdeen +5 32 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Dundee -2 16 £40,000 +14.29% 1
West Lothian -4 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Fife +17 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Renfrewshire - 1 £70,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 208 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (35.47%) JavaScript
3 142 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 142 (26.79%) Python
4 129 (24.34%) Spring
5 127 (23.96%) AWS
6 118 (22.26%) C#
6 118 (22.26%) Microservices
7 117 (22.08%) SQL
8 109 (20.57%) Finance
9 95 (17.92%) TDD
9 95 (17.92%) Docker
10 85 (16.04%) Git (software)
11 81 (15.28%) React
12 79 (14.91%) Azure
13 75 (14.15%) Spring Boot
13 75 (14.15%) DevOps
14 73 (13.77%) RESTful
14 73 (13.77%) Node.js
15 70 (13.21%) Test Automation
16 69 (13.02%) .NET
16 69 (13.02%) HTML
17 67 (12.64%) AngularJS
17 67 (12.64%) Kubernetes
18 66 (12.45%) Java 8
19 64 (12.08%) Jenkins
20 63 (11.89%) Banking
21 61 (11.51%) Relational Database
22 59 (11.13%) OO
22 59 (11.13%) Scala

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 32 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 29 (5.47%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.45%) Mule
4 10 (1.89%) Apache
5 8 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.51%) JBoss
6 6 (1.13%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.75%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.38%) Confluence
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 127 (23.96%) AWS
2 79 (14.91%) Azure
3 34 (6.42%) GCP
4 11 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.08%) OpenShift
4 11 (2.08%) SaaS
5 10 (1.89%) Google Play
6 9 (1.70%) GitHub
7 7 (1.32%) Serverless
8 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.13%) PaaS
9 5 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (0.94%) IaaS
9 5 (0.94%) NuGet
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.38%) Apigee
11 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.38%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.75%) HTTP
2 2 (0.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.38%) VPN
3 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.19%) DHCP
3 1 (0.19%) DNS
3 1 (0.19%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.19%) PPTP
3 1 (0.19%) SSL
3 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.51%) Relational Database
2 43 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 39 (7.36%) SQL Server
4 35 (6.60%) Big Data
5 32 (6.04%) MySQL
6 28 (5.28%) Hadoop
7 23 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.45%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.13%) OLAP
10 6 (1.13%) OLTP
11 5 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.94%) DB2
11 5 (0.94%) Impala
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 85 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 64 (12.08%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.92%) Maven
4 41 (7.74%) JUnit
5 31 (5.85%) Selenium
6 27 (5.09%) Cucumber
7 23 (4.34%) Gradle
8 21 (3.96%) Subversion
9 13 (2.45%) Gerrit
10 12 (2.26%) Ant
11 11 (2.08%) JMeter
12 10 (1.89%) REST Assured
13 8 (1.51%) Cypress.io
13 8 (1.51%) JIRA
14 7 (1.32%) Android Studio
15 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.13%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.94%) GitLab
16 5 (0.94%) HP UFT
16 5 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (20.57%) Finance
2 63 (11.89%) Banking
3 13 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.51%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.32%) Games
6 4 (0.75%) Advertising
6 4 (0.75%) Retail
7 3 (0.57%) Back Office
7 3 (0.57%) Electronics
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.57%) Front Office
7 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (48.11%) Developer
2 147 (27.74%) Java Developer
3 105 (19.81%) Software Engineer
4 47 (8.87%) Software Developer
5 44 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 40 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 31 (5.85%) Java Engineer
8 30 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 30 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (4.91%) Android Developer
10 22 (4.15%) Architect
10 22 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
11 20 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (3.77%) Lead Developer
12 19 (3.58%) Consultant
12 19 (3.58%) Senior Java Engineer
12 19 (3.58%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 18 (3.40%) Junior
14 15 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (2.45%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (24.34%) Spring
2 81 (15.28%) React
3 75 (14.15%) Spring Boot
4 73 (13.77%) Node.js
4 73 (13.77%) RESTful
5 69 (13.02%) .NET
5 69 (13.02%) HTML
6 67 (12.64%) AngularJS
7 58 (10.94%) CSS
8 56 (10.57%) Web Services
9 46 (8.68%) Hibernate
9 46 (8.68%) REST
10 41 (7.74%) JSON
11 33 (6.23%) XML
12 26 (4.91%) SOAP
13 23 (4.34%) JSP
13 23 (4.34%) Kafka
14 21 (3.96%) React Native
15 19 (3.58%) GraphQL
16 17 (3.21%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.28%) User Experience
2 26 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.58%) Algorithms
5 18 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.51%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.94%) NHS
10 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.75%) Mobile Games
11 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.38%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.38%) Replication
14 1 (0.19%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.00%) Linux
2 44 (8.30%) Windows
3 32 (6.04%) Android
4 21 (3.96%) Unix
5 19 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.40%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.94%) CentOS
10 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.38%) Debian
12 2 (0.38%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 118 (22.26%) Microservices
4 95 (17.92%) TDD
5 75 (14.15%) DevOps
6 70 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 59 (11.13%) OO
8 55 (10.38%) Analytics
9 50 (9.43%) Mentoring
10 47 (8.87%) Scrum
11 40 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (6.60%) Fintech
13 34 (6.42%) SDLC
14 31 (5.85%) Machine Learning
15 29 (5.47%) Android Development
15 29 (5.47%) BDD
15 29 (5.47%) Open Source
16 25 (4.72%) Computer Science
17 23 (4.34%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 188 (35.47%) JavaScript
2 142 (26.79%) Python
3 118 (22.26%) C#
4 117 (22.08%) SQL
5 66 (12.45%) Java 8
6 59 (11.13%) Scala
7 52 (9.81%) C++
8 42 (7.92%) Kotlin
9 39 (7.36%) TypeScript
10 19 (3.58%) Groovy
11 18 (3.40%) Apple Swift
11 18 (3.40%) Objective-C
12 16 (3.02%) C
12 16 (3.02%) PHP
13 15 (2.83%) R
13 15 (2.83%) Ruby
14 14 (2.64%) Perl
15 12 (2.26%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.26%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (8.87%) Degree
2 10 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.70%) PhD
4 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.38%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.19%) HNC
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.28%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 95 (17.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (12.64%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.45%) Terraform
3 12 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.70%) Ansible
5 6 (1.13%) Puppet
6 5 (0.94%) Kibana
7 4 (0.75%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.57%) Consul
8 3 (0.57%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.38%) Automic
10 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.19%) logstash
10 1 (0.19%) Nagios
10 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (9.25%) Oracle
2 24 (4.53%) Google
3 9 (1.70%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.75%) Cognizant
5 4 (0.75%) Databricks
5 4 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (0.75%) MuleSoft
5 4 (0.75%) Splunk
5 4 (0.75%) VMware
6 3 (0.57%) Apple
6 3 (0.57%) Talend
6 3 (0.57%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.38%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.38%) CA
7 2 (0.38%) Canon
7 2 (0.38%) IBM
7 2 (0.38%) Intel
7 2 (0.38%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com