Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,121 1,069 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.85% 18.53% 20.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.79% 33.36% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 736 796 560
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,125 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,125 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 3,132 3,204 2,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.26% 55.55% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,093 2,244 1,698
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.72%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,525 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +5 584 £42,500 -8.11% 46
Glasgow 0 432 £50,000 -0.99% 36
West Lothian +11 51 £45,000 -
Dundee +1 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South Lanarkshire +4 10 £55,000 +120.00%
Aberdeen +9 7 £56,250 +50.00% 3
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 4 £58,000 +14.85%
Fife -10 2 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,000 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 532 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 438 (39.07%) SQL
4 353 (31.49%) Software Engineering
5 287 (25.60%) C#
6 271 (24.17%) Python
7 251 (22.39%) HTML
8 247 (22.03%) Finance
9 231 (20.61%) Degree
10 218 (19.45%) Linux
11 215 (19.18%) OO
12 208 (18.55%) Test Automation
13 206 (18.38%) AngularJS
14 205 (18.29%) Oracle
15 199 (17.75%) Spring
16 198 (17.66%) TDD
17 197 (17.57%) CSS
18 194 (17.31%) Git (software)
19 193 (17.22%) C++
20 155 (13.83%) SDLC
21 154 (13.74%) Relational Database
22 153 (13.65%) .NET
23 141 (12.58%) Hibernate
24 138 (12.31%) Scrum
25 137 (12.22%) Mentoring
26 136 (12.13%) Microservices
27 132 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
27 132 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
28 127 (11.33%) Windows
29 126 (11.24%) Big Data

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 45 (4.01%) JBoss
2 44 (3.93%) Tomcat
3 36 (3.21%) Confluence
4 34 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 29 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 21 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.52%) IIS
10 16 (1.43%) Apache
11 15 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.98%) WildFly
13 10 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.71%) MQSeries
14 8 (0.71%) SAS
15 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.36%) Documentum
15 4 (0.36%) FileNet
15 4 (0.36%) OnBase
15 4 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) HFM
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.089%) Actimize
3 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.089%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.089%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.089%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.089%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 132 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.03%) SaaS
4 22 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (1.43%) npm
6 13 (1.16%) Serverless
7 10 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.71%) Datadog
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.45%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.36%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (0.36%) PaaS
11 4 (0.36%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.27%) IaaS
12 3 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.89%) SSL
2 8 (0.71%) AMQP
3 6 (0.54%) HTTP
3 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.45%) Internet
5 4 (0.36%) DHCP
5 4 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) Firewall
6 2 (0.18%) SNMP
6 2 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.089%) FTP
7 1 (0.089%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.089%) LAN
7 1 (0.089%) VoIP
7 1 (0.089%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (13.74%) Relational Database
2 126 (11.24%) Big Data
3 108 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 108 (9.63%) SQL Server
4 100 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (8.03%) MySQL
6 82 (7.31%) RDBMS
7 59 (5.26%) Hadoop
8 43 (3.84%) MongoDB
9 40 (3.57%) Data Mining
10 28 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 27 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (2.32%) MariaDB
13 21 (1.87%) GIS
13 21 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
15 17 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
16 16 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 194 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 123 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 107 (9.55%) Selenium
4 89 (7.94%) Cucumber
5 73 (6.51%) JIRA
6 65 (5.80%) JUnit
6 65 (5.80%) Maven
7 63 (5.62%) TeamCity
8 41 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 38 (3.39%) Subversion
10 32 (2.85%) Visual Studio
11 30 (2.68%) Hudson
12 27 (2.41%) NUnit
13 26 (2.32%) Oracle Forms
14 22 (1.96%) IntelliJ
14 22 (1.96%) Protractor
15 21 (1.87%) SpecFlow
16 20 (1.78%) Ant
16 20 (1.78%) NetBeans
17 19 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 247 (22.03%) Finance
2 44 (3.93%) Banking
3 31 (2.77%) Financial Institution
4 20 (1.78%) Games
5 18 (1.61%) Retail
6 13 (1.16%) Military
7 11 (0.98%) Legal
8 10 (0.89%) Marketing
9 7 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.36%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.27%) Automotive
12 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Advertising
13 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.089%) Electronics
14 1 (0.089%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.089%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 541 (48.26%) Developer
2 305 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 228 (20.34%) Software Engineer
4 107 (9.55%) Java Engineer
5 83 (7.40%) Software Developer
6 79 (7.05%) Java Software Engineer
7 71 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 66 (5.89%) Senior Developer
9 58 (5.17%) Analyst
10 51 (4.55%) Graduate
11 47 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
12 43 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (3.66%) Architect
14 40 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
15 39 (3.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 38 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
17 35 (3.12%) Lead Developer
18 34 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
19 31 (2.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (22.39%) HTML
2 206 (18.38%) AngularJS
3 199 (17.75%) Spring
4 197 (17.57%) CSS
5 153 (13.65%) .NET
6 141 (12.58%) Hibernate
7 119 (10.62%) React
8 104 (9.28%) Web Services
9 100 (8.92%) RESTful
10 93 (8.30%) jQuery
11 91 (8.12%) XML
12 87 (7.76%) REST
13 83 (7.40%) JSON
14 78 (6.96%) Node.js
15 68 (6.07%) HTML5
15 68 (6.07%) SOAP
16 57 (5.08%) CSS3
17 47 (4.19%) J2EE
17 47 (4.19%) JPA
18 45 (4.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.90%) Robotics
2 69 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (5.26%) User Experience
4 53 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 51 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 47 (4.19%) Fintech
8 33 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.16%) Graphic Design
11 9 (0.80%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.71%) Derivative
12 8 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.71%) PMI
13 7 (0.62%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.54%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 218 (19.45%) Linux
2 127 (11.33%) Windows
3 89 (7.94%) Unix
4 53 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 50 (4.46%) Android
6 13 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.80%) CentOS
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.089%) AIX
12 1 (0.089%) Debian
12 1 (0.089%) Solaris
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (31.49%) Software Engineering
3 215 (19.18%) OO
4 208 (18.55%) Test Automation
5 198 (17.66%) TDD
6 155 (13.83%) SDLC
7 138 (12.31%) Scrum
8 137 (12.22%) Mentoring
9 136 (12.13%) Microservices
10 132 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
11 116 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
12 111 (9.90%) BDD
13 103 (9.19%) Computer Science
14 92 (8.21%) Innovative Thinking
15 87 (7.76%) DevOps
16 85 (7.58%) SOA
17 82 (7.31%) Mathematics
18 78 (6.96%) MVC
19 71 (6.33%) OOP
19 71 (6.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 459 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 438 (39.07%) SQL
3 287 (25.60%) C#
4 271 (24.17%) Python
5 193 (17.22%) C++
6 101 (9.01%) PL/SQL
7 62 (5.53%) PHP
8 53 (4.73%) Java 8
9 42 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 40 (3.57%) Ruby
10 40 (3.57%) Scala
10 40 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 37 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.23%) C
12 25 (2.23%) ES6
13 17 (1.52%) Perl
14 16 (1.43%) Go
15 13 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 231 (20.61%) Degree
2 68 (6.07%) Numerate Degree
3 39 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.78%) PhD
5 10 (0.89%) OCA
5 10 (0.89%) OCP
5 10 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.54%) CFA
9 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.18%) CEH
10 2 (0.18%) CISA
10 2 (0.18%) CISM
10 2 (0.18%) CISSP
10 2 (0.18%) CRISC
10 2 (0.18%) SSCP
11 1 (0.089%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.82%) QA
2 8 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.71%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) CRD IV
3 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) GDPR
6 2 (0.18%) COBIT
6 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.089%) IFRS
7 1 (0.089%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 89 (7.94%) Docker
2 26 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.45%) HDFS
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.18%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (6.87%) Ansible
2 64 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 45 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (3.30%) Puppet
5 32 (2.85%) Terraform
6 8 (0.71%) Consul
7 6 (0.54%) Kibana
7 6 (0.54%) logstash
8 4 (0.36%) Ambari
8 4 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.18%) Mesos
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.089%) Cacti
10 1 (0.089%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.089%) Istio
10 1 (0.089%) Packer
Vendors
1 205 (18.29%) Oracle
2 48 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.05%) Google
4 18 (1.61%) IBM
5 13 (1.16%) Sybase
6 11 (0.98%) Netezza
7 10 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.71%) AppDynamics
8 8 (0.71%) Canon
8 8 (0.71%) Perfecto Mobile
9 7 (0.62%) Tableau
10 6 (0.54%) Ab Initio
10 6 (0.54%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.45%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.45%) Solace
12 4 (0.36%) CA
12 4 (0.36%) Informatica
12 4 (0.36%) New Relic
12 4 (0.36%) Talarian
12 4 (0.36%) Twitter