Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1149 1040 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.32% 18.43% 17.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.45% 35.60% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 729 537 645
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 3435 2921 3147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 63.74% 51.75% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 1675 1970
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,150 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 2017. 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 +1 681 £52,500 +16.67% 37
Edinburgh +3 453 £40,000 -11.11% 40
Dundee +8 29 £42,500 -
Perth and Kinross -1 4 £66,250 +21.56%
West Lothian -7 4 £37,500 - 1
Orkney Islands - 3 £40,750 -
Fife +5 1 - - 1
Stirling 0 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 612 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (28.98%) SQL
3 329 (28.63%) Finance
4 311 (27.07%) TDD
5 288 (25.07%) Relational Database
6 283 (24.63%) Spring
7 274 (23.85%) Python
8 255 (22.19%) JavaScript
9 247 (21.50%) OO
10 239 (20.80%) C#
11 226 (19.67%) Software Engineering
12 224 (19.50%) Degree
13 198 (17.23%) Oracle
14 180 (15.67%) Hibernate
15 178 (15.49%) C++
16 169 (14.71%) Test Automation
17 162 (14.10%) Big Data
18 161 (14.01%) Scrum
19 160 (13.93%) HTML
20 155 (13.49%) Linux
21 154 (13.40%) RDBMS
22 146 (12.71%) .NET
23 143 (12.45%) Web Services
24 138 (12.01%) SDLC
25 133 (11.58%) Banking
26 128 (11.14%) SOAP
27 126 (10.97%) CSS
28 120 (10.44%) J2EE
29 116 (10.10%) Mentoring
29 116 (10.10%) Open Source

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 79 (6.88%) Tomcat
2 57 (4.96%) JBoss
3 35 (3.05%) Apache Spark
4 33 (2.87%) Apache
5 27 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.65%) Confluence
7 17 (1.48%) CMS
8 14 (1.22%) SAS
8 14 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.04%) IIS
9 12 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.52%) Drupal
12 5 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.44%) Jetty
12 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.35%) FileNet
13 4 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.52%) InDesign
2 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.17%) Mingle
4 1 (0.087%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Sonata
2 5 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.087%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.087%) Endur
4 1 (0.087%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.087%) iTrent
4 1 (0.087%) Magento
4 1 (0.087%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.52%) GitHub
3 25 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.26%) Office 365
7 2 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Yammer
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.087%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.087%) iTunes
8 1 (0.087%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.09%) SSL
2 16 (1.39%) Internet
3 13 (1.13%) SSH
3 13 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.70%) AMQP
4 8 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.61%) SMS
6 6 (0.52%) HTTP
6 6 (0.52%) SAN
7 5 (0.44%) DMZ
7 5 (0.44%) LAN
7 5 (0.44%) WAN
8 3 (0.26%) DHCP
8 3 (0.26%) DNS
9 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.17%) Network Security
10 1 (0.087%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.087%) MQTT
10 1 (0.087%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (25.07%) Relational Database
2 162 (14.10%) Big Data
3 154 (13.40%) RDBMS
4 97 (8.44%) SQL Server
5 82 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 81 (7.05%) NoSQL
7 56 (4.87%) Hadoop
8 54 (4.70%) MySQL
9 45 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (2.96%) DB2
11 33 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (2.26%) HBase
13 26 (2.26%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.48%) Neo4j
15 14 (1.22%) GIS
16 8 (0.70%) KDB
16 8 (0.70%) Redis
16 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.61%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 108 (9.40%) Maven
2 101 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 93 (8.09%) JUnit
4 91 (7.92%) Selenium
5 86 (7.48%) Jenkins
6 65 (5.66%) JIRA
7 51 (4.44%) Subversion
8 38 (3.31%) Cucumber
9 31 (2.70%) Ant
10 29 (2.52%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.74%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.65%) JMeter
13 16 (1.39%) Jasmine
13 16 (1.39%) Mockito
13 16 (1.39%) Protractor
14 15 (1.31%) Hudson
14 15 (1.31%) SonarQube
14 15 (1.31%) TestNG
15 14 (1.22%) GitLab
15 14 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 329 (28.63%) Finance
2 133 (11.58%) Banking
3 53 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.52%) Retail
5 21 (1.83%) Advertising
6 19 (1.65%) Front Office
6 19 (1.65%) Games
7 18 (1.57%) Electronics
8 15 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.13%) Military
10 8 (0.70%) Marketing
10 8 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
11 7 (0.61%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.26%) Law
13 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.087%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 680 (59.18%) Developer
2 456 (39.69%) Java Developer
3 198 (17.23%) Senior Developer
4 138 (12.01%) Software Engineer
5 135 (11.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 88 (7.66%) Lead Developer
7 82 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 79 (6.88%) Lead Java Developer
9 66 (5.74%) Python Developer
10 54 (4.70%) Java Engineer
11 50 (4.35%) Test Engineer
12 48 (4.18%) Applications Developer
13 45 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
14 44 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
15 41 (3.57%) Tester
16 38 (3.31%) Architect
17 35 (3.05%) Consultant
18 33 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
19 30 (2.61%) Big Data Developer
20 28 (2.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (24.63%) Spring
2 180 (15.67%) Hibernate
3 160 (13.93%) HTML
4 146 (12.71%) .NET
5 143 (12.45%) Web Services
6 128 (11.14%) SOAP
7 126 (10.97%) CSS
8 120 (10.44%) J2EE
9 110 (9.57%) RESTful
10 101 (8.79%) XML
11 96 (8.36%) AngularJS
12 73 (6.35%) REST
13 72 (6.27%) JSON
14 62 (5.40%) Node.js
15 60 (5.22%) Java EE
16 56 (4.87%) HTML5
17 51 (4.44%) jQuery
18 48 (4.18%) React
19 47 (4.09%) JMS
20 36 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.01%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (8.01%) Computer Science
3 82 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.53%) Robotics
5 46 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 41 (3.57%) User Experience
7 39 (3.39%) Client/Server
8 32 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.31%) Fintech
12 10 (0.87%) Derivative
13 9 (0.78%) Equities
14 8 (0.70%) Arduino
14 8 (0.70%) Internet of Things
14 8 (0.70%) NHS
14 8 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.70%) Raspberry Pi
14 8 (0.70%) Tandem
15 7 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 155 (13.49%) Linux
2 101 (8.79%) Windows
3 95 (8.27%) Unix
4 61 (5.31%) Android
5 36 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.09%) Solaris
7 13 (1.13%) Debian
8 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.87%) VxWorks
10 7 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.61%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.52%) CentOS
12 5 (0.44%) AIX
12 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.087%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (27.07%) TDD
3 247 (21.50%) OO
4 226 (19.67%) Software Engineering
5 169 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 161 (14.01%) Scrum
7 138 (12.01%) SDLC
8 116 (10.10%) Mentoring
8 116 (10.10%) Open Source
9 113 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (8.96%) Unit Testing
11 94 (8.18%) Multithreading
12 84 (7.31%) BDD
13 66 (5.74%) Analytics
14 63 (5.48%) SOA
15 62 (5.40%) Web Development
16 61 (5.31%) Machine Learning
17 60 (5.22%) DevOps
18 56 (4.87%) Concurrent Programming
18 56 (4.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 333 (28.98%) SQL
2 274 (23.85%) Python
3 255 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 239 (20.80%) C#
5 178 (15.49%) C++
6 81 (7.05%) Ruby
7 67 (5.83%) PHP
8 65 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 55 (4.79%) C
10 40 (3.48%) Scala
11 37 (3.22%) VB
12 33 (2.87%) Perl
13 29 (2.52%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.22%) Groovy
17 13 (1.13%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.04%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.78%) ActionScript
20 6 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 224 (19.50%) Degree
2 45 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.96%) CREST Certified
6 4 (0.35%) ISEB
6 4 (0.35%) PhD
7 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.17%) OCA
8 2 (0.17%) OCP
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.087%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.087%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.087%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.96%) QA
2 15 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.78%) MiFID
4 6 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.52%) EMIR
4 6 (0.52%) SLA
5 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (3.13%) Docker
2 24 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.57%) Firmware
4 12 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.96%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 1 (0.087%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.087%) HDFS
10 1 (0.087%) vSphere
10 1 (0.087%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.83%) Ansible
2 19 (1.65%) Puppet
3 16 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.52%) Nagios
5 5 (0.44%) Ambari
6 4 (0.35%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.35%) SCCM
7 3 (0.26%) Chronos
7 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.26%) Marathon
7 3 (0.26%) Rancher
8 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.087%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.087%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.087%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.087%) Graphite
9 1 (0.087%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.087%) MOM
9 1 (0.087%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.087%) WSUS
Vendors
1 198 (17.23%) Oracle
2 50 (4.35%) IBM
3 46 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.26%) Sybase
5 25 (2.18%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.31%) VMware
7 13 (1.13%) Cognizant
7 13 (1.13%) Splunk
8 12 (1.04%) Perforce
9 11 (0.96%) Informatica
10 9 (0.78%) Adobe
11 8 (0.70%) Alterian
11 8 (0.70%) F5
12 7 (0.61%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.52%) Cognos
13 6 (0.52%) FNZ
13 6 (0.52%) Netezza
13 6 (0.52%) Tableau
14 5 (0.44%) Misys
14 5 (0.44%) Verint