Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1150 978 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.39% 18.67% 18.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.24% 34.79% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 770 530 689
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £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 3460 2811 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.35% 53.66% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 1708 2014
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +1 621 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Edinburgh 0 479 £40,000 -15.79% 21
Dundee +5 32 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Orkney Islands - 13 £40,000 -
Fife +3 6 £45,000 +20.00%
West Lothian +1 4 - - 2
Stirling -8 1 £35,000 -26.32%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £46,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 585 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (28.78%) TDD
2 331 (28.78%) SQL
3 314 (27.30%) JavaScript
4 292 (25.39%) Spring
5 284 (24.70%) Python
6 274 (23.83%) Software Engineering
7 261 (22.70%) Finance
8 257 (22.35%) C#
9 214 (18.61%) Test Automation
10 205 (17.83%) C++
11 202 (17.57%) Scrum
12 187 (16.26%) HTML
13 186 (16.17%) Oracle
14 183 (15.91%) OO
15 182 (15.83%) Hibernate
16 180 (15.65%) Linux
17 177 (15.39%) Degree
18 172 (14.96%) Big Data
19 165 (14.35%) .NET
20 161 (14.00%) Git (software)
21 158 (13.74%) Web Services
22 149 (12.96%) Relational Database
23 148 (12.87%) BDD
24 143 (12.43%) CSS
25 140 (12.17%) RESTful
26 137 (11.91%) SDLC
27 136 (11.83%) Windows
28 132 (11.48%) Mentoring
29 123 (10.70%) SOAP

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 76 (6.61%) JBoss
2 67 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 38 (3.30%) Apache
4 27 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.09%) WebSphere
6 22 (1.91%) Confluence
7 17 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.04%) CMS
8 12 (1.04%) IIS
9 8 (0.70%) Jetty
9 8 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.61%) SAS
11 6 (0.52%) Drupal
11 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (0.43%) GemFire
12 5 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.35%) InDesign
1 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.26%) EngageOne
3 2 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Endur
2 3 (0.26%) Sonata
3 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics SL
3 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.087%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.087%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.087%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.30%) GitHub
3 36 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.91%) SaaS
5 18 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.52%) PaaS
9 5 (0.43%) IaaS
10 4 (0.35%) iTunes
10 4 (0.35%) npm
11 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.26%) Office 365
12 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.087%) Heroku
13 1 (0.087%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.52%) SSL
2 21 (1.83%) Internet
3 18 (1.57%) SSH
4 14 (1.22%) AMQP
5 13 (1.13%) Telnet
6 11 (0.96%) SMS
7 10 (0.87%) HTTP
8 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.52%) SAN
11 5 (0.43%) Firewall
11 5 (0.43%) GPRS
12 4 (0.35%) VPN
13 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.17%) Network Security
14 1 (0.087%) Asterisk PBX
14 1 (0.087%) DNS
14 1 (0.087%) LAN
14 1 (0.087%) RIP
14 1 (0.087%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.96%) Big Data
2 149 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 94 (8.17%) SQL Server
4 87 (7.57%) NoSQL
5 83 (7.22%) MongoDB
6 68 (5.91%) RDBMS
7 57 (4.96%) Hadoop
8 47 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (3.83%) MySQL
9 44 (3.83%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.61%) GIS
11 26 (2.26%) DB2
12 23 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.39%) Blockchain
14 16 (1.39%) Redis
15 14 (1.22%) Data Mining
16 13 (1.13%) HBase
17 10 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 161 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 110 (9.57%) Selenium
3 103 (8.96%) Maven
4 92 (8.00%) JUnit
5 76 (6.61%) Jenkins
6 65 (5.65%) JIRA
7 53 (4.61%) Subversion
8 46 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 30 (2.61%) SonarQube
10 26 (2.26%) Artifactory
10 26 (2.26%) NetBeans
11 24 (2.09%) CMake
12 23 (2.00%) Bugzilla
12 23 (2.00%) MSBuild
12 23 (2.00%) NuGet
12 23 (2.00%) Phabricator
12 23 (2.00%) Ranorex
12 23 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 22 (1.91%) TeamCity
14 19 (1.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 261 (22.70%) Finance
2 111 (9.65%) Banking
3 41 (3.57%) Advertising
4 38 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.43%) Games
6 25 (2.17%) Retail
7 17 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.30%) Electronics
9 14 (1.22%) Marketing
10 13 (1.13%) Front Office
10 13 (1.13%) Military
11 11 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.78%) Legal
13 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.26%) Law
16 1 (0.087%) Local Government
16 1 (0.087%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 612 (53.22%) Developer
2 384 (33.39%) Java Developer
3 184 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 172 (14.96%) Senior Developer
5 108 (9.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 96 (8.35%) Software Developer
7 73 (6.35%) Test Engineer
8 70 (6.09%) Java Engineer
9 60 (5.22%) Java Software Engineer
10 56 (4.87%) Lead Developer
11 51 (4.43%) Lead Java Developer
12 48 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
13 45 (3.91%) Python Developer
14 44 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
15 39 (3.39%) Consultant
16 37 (3.22%) Software Test Engineer
17 35 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
18 33 (2.87%) Development Engineer
19 32 (2.78%) Software Development Engineer
20 31 (2.70%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (25.39%) Spring
2 187 (16.26%) HTML
3 182 (15.83%) Hibernate
4 165 (14.35%) .NET
5 158 (13.74%) Web Services
6 143 (12.43%) CSS
7 140 (12.17%) RESTful
8 123 (10.70%) SOAP
9 121 (10.52%) AngularJS
10 111 (9.65%) J2EE
11 87 (7.57%) REST
12 84 (7.30%) XML
13 74 (6.43%) HTML5
14 70 (6.09%) JSON
15 65 (5.65%) Node.js
16 58 (5.04%) React
17 54 (4.70%) CSS3
18 48 (4.17%) jQuery
19 44 (3.83%) Java EE
20 41 (3.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.35%) Robotics
2 90 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 60 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.48%) Algorithms
6 36 (3.13%) User Experience
7 35 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 33 (2.87%) Data Structures
9 25 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.39%) Fintech
12 11 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.87%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.78%) Equities
15 8 (0.70%) NHS
16 7 (0.61%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.61%) iPhone
16 7 (0.61%) Social Media
17 6 (0.52%) DataPower
17 6 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 180 (15.65%) Linux
2 136 (11.83%) Windows
3 100 (8.70%) Unix
4 71 (6.17%) Android
5 44 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.35%) Debian
7 20 (1.74%) Solaris
8 13 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.78%) CentOS
11 8 (0.70%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.52%) AIX
13 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.087%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (28.78%) TDD
3 274 (23.83%) Software Engineering
4 214 (18.61%) Test Automation
5 202 (17.57%) Scrum
6 183 (15.91%) OO
7 148 (12.87%) BDD
8 137 (11.91%) SDLC
9 132 (11.48%) Mentoring
10 115 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (8.96%) DevOps
12 99 (8.61%) Open Source
13 98 (8.52%) Unit Testing
14 91 (7.91%) Multithreading
15 83 (7.22%) Machine Learning
16 79 (6.87%) Concurrent Programming
16 79 (6.87%) Microservices
17 72 (6.26%) Software Testing
17 72 (6.26%) Web Development
18 71 (6.17%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 331 (28.78%) SQL
2 314 (27.30%) JavaScript
3 284 (24.70%) Python
4 257 (22.35%) C#
5 205 (17.83%) C++
6 91 (7.91%) PHP
7 84 (7.30%) Ruby
8 65 (5.65%) PL/SQL
9 46 (4.00%) Scala
10 44 (3.83%) C
11 31 (2.70%) Perl
12 24 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 24 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.00%) VB
14 21 (1.83%) Groovy
14 21 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.48%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.04%) ActionScript
16 12 (1.04%) R
17 9 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (15.39%) Degree
2 51 (4.43%) Numerate Degree
3 33 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.30%) PhD
6 7 (0.61%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.26%) ISEB
8 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.087%) CISSP
10 1 (0.087%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.087%) OCA
10 1 (0.087%) OCP
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.087%) PMP
10 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.30%) QA
2 9 (0.78%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.35%) PMO
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.087%) EMIR
7 1 (0.087%) PSD2
System Software
1 46 (4.00%) Docker
2 15 (1.30%) Firmware
3 14 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.087%) HDFS
8 1 (0.087%) KVM
8 1 (0.087%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (2.87%) Ansible
2 28 (2.43%) Puppet
3 26 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.70%) Cobbler
4 8 (0.70%) Nagios
5 7 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.52%) Rancher
7 4 (0.35%) SCCM
7 4 (0.35%) Terraform
8 3 (0.26%) Ambari
8 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.26%) Packer
8 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.17%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.17%) yum
10 1 (0.087%) Cacti
10 1 (0.087%) Linux-HA
10 1 (0.087%) Oozie
10 1 (0.087%) SCOM
Vendors
1 186 (16.17%) Oracle
2 39 (3.39%) IBM
3 31 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 22 (1.91%) TIBCO
5 19 (1.65%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.57%) Sybase
7 17 (1.48%) VMware
8 13 (1.13%) Cognizant
9 10 (0.87%) Google
10 7 (0.61%) Adobe
10 7 (0.61%) F5
10 7 (0.61%) Misys
10 7 (0.61%) Perforce
11 6 (0.52%) Informatica
12 5 (0.43%) Remedy
12 5 (0.43%) Reuters
12 5 (0.43%) Splunk
13 4 (0.35%) OpenLink
13 4 (0.35%) Tableau
14 3 (0.26%) Pega