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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 879 729 386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 15.62% 16.59% 19.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.41% 32.68% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 456 421 240
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £39,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £50,000 £47,575
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.10% +0.16%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £61,498
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 2,631 2,231 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 46.74% 50.79% 61.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 1,530 819
10th Percentile £35,233 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £59,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh -3 407 £65,000 +23.81% 34
Glasgow -4 243 £60,000 +26.32% 35
Lanarkshire - 72 £60,000 -
West Lothian +4 41 £65,750 +31.50% 1
East Lothian - 19 - -
Dunbartonshire - 18 - -
Fife -10 16 - -
Midlothian - 15 - -
Renfrewshire - 10 - -
Aberdeen -30 6 £45,000 -5.26% 5
West Dunbartonshire - 6 - -
South Lanarkshire -4 3 £77,500 +76.14%
Dundee -16 3 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Scottish Borders +3 2 £57,500 +36.90%
Aberdeenshire -5 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Shetland Islands - 1 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 448 (50.97%) Software Engineering
2 447 (50.85%) Agile
3 303 (34.47%) JavaScript
4 301 (34.24%) Azure
5 276 (31.40%) Python
6 275 (31.29%) Docker
7 265 (30.15%) DevOps
8 261 (29.69%) AWS
9 258 (29.35%) SQL
10 232 (26.39%) Spring
11 228 (25.94%) Node.js
12 226 (25.71%) Mentoring
13 213 (24.23%) Git (software)
14 209 (23.78%) Finance
15 202 (22.98%) Full Stack Development
16 197 (22.41%) Social Skills
16 197 (22.41%) NoSQL
17 181 (20.59%) AngularJS
18 180 (20.48%) Go
18 180 (20.48%) .NET
19 177 (20.14%) Microservices
20 170 (19.34%) HTML
21 157 (17.86%) React
22 154 (17.52%) CSS
23 153 (17.41%) Kubernetes
24 146 (16.61%) SDLC
24 146 (16.61%) CI/CD
25 140 (15.93%) TDD
26 136 (15.47%) HTTP
27 131 (14.90%) Ruby

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 60 (6.83%) Confluence
2 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.02%) Ethereum
3 9 (1.02%) OpenZeppelin
4 7 (0.80%) JBoss
5 5 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.46%) SAS
6 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Camunda
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) nginx
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.46%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.46%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.11%) Lawson
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 301 (34.24%) Azure
2 261 (29.69%) AWS
3 119 (13.54%) GCP
4 22 (2.50%) SaaS
5 21 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
6 19 (2.16%) Serverless
7 17 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (1.93%) Azure DevOps
7 17 (1.93%) npm
8 15 (1.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 15 (1.71%) Azure Service Bus
9 10 (1.14%) PaaS
10 8 (0.91%) Basecamp
10 8 (0.91%) GitHub
11 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.68%) IaaS
13 4 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (15.47%) HTTP
2 119 (13.54%) SSL
3 31 (3.53%) Internet
4 24 (2.73%) 4G
4 24 (2.73%) 5G
5 21 (2.39%) Broadband
6 18 (2.05%) DNS
7 14 (1.59%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.46%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.46%) SNMP
9 3 (0.34%) Firewall
9 3 (0.34%) LAN
9 3 (0.34%) OpenFlow
9 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.34%) VLAN
9 3 (0.34%) WAN
10 2 (0.23%) Wireless
11 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (22.41%) NoSQL
2 88 (10.01%) Big Data
3 46 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.32%) MySQL
5 29 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 19 (2.16%) SQL Server
9 15 (1.71%) DynamoDB
10 11 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.14%) BigQuery
12 9 (1.02%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.91%) Looker
14 7 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.68%) DB2
15 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
17 4 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
17 4 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 213 (24.23%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.28%) JIRA
3 57 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 40 (4.55%) Selenium
5 31 (3.53%) Android Studio
6 25 (2.84%) Gradle
7 20 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.93%) webpack
10 12 (1.37%) Subversion
11 10 (1.14%) Cypress.io
12 9 (1.02%) GitLab
12 9 (1.02%) JUnit
12 9 (1.02%) Maven
12 9 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.91%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.91%) Postman
14 7 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.80%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (23.78%) Finance
2 197 (22.41%) Social Skills
3 131 (14.90%) Marketing
4 124 (14.11%) Banking
5 98 (11.15%) Games
6 58 (6.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 29 (3.30%) Advertising
8 24 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.62%) Legal
10 21 (2.39%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.59%) Retail
12 13 (1.48%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.25%) Financial Institution
15 9 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
16 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.80%) Documentation Skills
18 5 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
18 5 (0.57%) Social Housing
19 4 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 303 (34.47%) Developer
2 292 (33.22%) Software Engineer
3 176 (20.02%) Java Developer
4 77 (8.76%) Senior Developer
5 74 (8.42%) Trainee
6 49 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 42 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
8 37 (4.21%) Java Engineer
9 33 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 33 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 31 (3.53%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 30 (3.41%) Backend Developer
12 28 (3.19%) Tester
13 22 (2.50%) Automation Tester
14 21 (2.39%) Android Engineer
15 20 (2.28%) Architect
16 19 (2.16%) Analyst
17 17 (1.93%) Java Software Engineer
17 17 (1.93%) Lead Developer
18 15 (1.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (26.39%) Spring
2 228 (25.94%) Node.js
3 181 (20.59%) AngularJS
4 180 (20.48%) .NET
5 170 (19.34%) HTML
6 157 (17.86%) React
7 154 (17.52%) CSS
8 127 (14.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 124 (14.11%) ASP.NET
10 118 (13.42%) Angular 2
11 100 (11.38%) RESTful
12 97 (11.04%) Spring Boot
13 57 (6.48%) Web Services
14 38 (4.32%) REST
15 35 (3.98%) Vue.js
15 35 (3.98%) XML
16 26 (2.96%) J2EE
16 26 (2.96%) Middleware
16 26 (2.96%) OLE
17 25 (2.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.44%) Algorithms
2 53 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 36 (4.10%) Cyberattack
5 32 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 31 (3.53%) User Experience
7 24 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.37%) Social Media
11 11 (1.25%) IoT
12 9 (1.02%) Blockchain
12 9 (1.02%) NFT
13 8 (0.91%) Biotechnology
13 8 (0.91%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.91%) Contactless
13 8 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.91%) EMV
13 8 (0.91%) FMCG
13 8 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.19%) Android
2 69 (7.85%) Linux
3 35 (3.98%) Windows
4 32 (3.64%) Unix
5 30 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.80%) Solaris
7 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.46%) AIX
8 4 (0.46%) HPUX
8 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (50.97%) Software Engineering
2 447 (50.85%) Agile
3 265 (30.15%) DevOps
4 226 (25.71%) Mentoring
5 202 (22.98%) Full Stack Development
6 177 (20.14%) Microservices
7 146 (16.61%) CI/CD
7 146 (16.61%) SDLC
8 140 (15.93%) TDD
9 131 (14.90%) Web Development
10 130 (14.79%) Analytics
11 127 (14.45%) MVC
12 126 (14.33%) Test Automation
13 120 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
14 108 (12.29%) Cybersecurity
15 103 (11.72%) Scrum
16 89 (10.13%) Data Analytics
17 88 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
18 85 (9.67%) Machine Learning
19 80 (9.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 303 (34.47%) JavaScript
2 276 (31.40%) Python
3 258 (29.35%) SQL
4 180 (20.48%) Go
5 131 (14.90%) Ruby
6 73 (8.30%) C#
7 61 (6.94%) TypeScript
8 58 (6.60%) Kotlin
9 37 (4.21%) C
10 32 (3.64%) Scala
11 28 (3.19%) C++
12 17 (1.93%) ES6
12 17 (1.93%) PHP
12 17 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.59%) Perl
14 10 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.02%) Rust
15 9 (1.02%) Solidity
16 8 (0.91%) Dart
16 8 (0.91%) Lua
Qualifications
1 80 (9.10%) AWS Certification
2 78 (8.87%) Degree
3 74 (8.42%) Azure Certification
4 68 (7.74%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.46%) CISM
8 4 (0.46%) CISSP
8 4 (0.46%) CSSLP
8 4 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (12.51%) QA
2 27 (3.07%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.91%) GLP
4 5 (0.57%) NIST
5 4 (0.46%) GMP
5 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.34%) IFRS
6 3 (0.34%) IFRS 17
6 3 (0.34%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 275 (31.29%) Docker
2 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.46%) Samba
4 2 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 153 (17.41%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.41%) Terraform
3 25 (2.84%) Ansible
4 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Grafana
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Podman
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.32%) Oracle
3 36 (4.10%) Google
4 12 (1.37%) Apple
5 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.02%) Monax
7 8 (0.91%) Charles River
7 8 (0.91%) ForgeRock
7 8 (0.91%) IBM
8 7 (0.80%) SAP
9 6 (0.68%) VMware
10 5 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.57%) Sybase
11 4 (0.46%) Commvault
11 4 (0.46%) OutSystems
11 4 (0.46%) Perforce
12 3 (0.34%) Cadence
12 3 (0.34%) Pega
13 2 (0.23%) Databricks
13 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com