Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,018 1,130 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.42% 20.47% 21.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.70% 36.32% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 631 773 716
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% -

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 3,021 3,111 3,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.64% 56.36% 63.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,979 2,119 2,058
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,250 £28,710
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +1 566 £42,500 -15.00% 95
Glasgow -2 351 £50,000 - 64
West Lothian +15 34 £51,250 -
Dundee 0 19 £37,500 -3.23% 14
Aberdeen +9 15 £43,000 +14.67% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 4 £60,000 -
South Lanarkshire +5 2 £37,500 - 1
Fife -18 2 £47,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £55,000 - 2
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 459 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (37.03%) JavaScript
3 342 (33.60%) Software Engineering
4 332 (32.61%) SQL
5 264 (25.93%) C#
6 231 (22.69%) Finance
7 225 (22.10%) Linux
8 218 (21.41%) Python
9 217 (21.32%) Git (software)
10 195 (19.16%) DevOps
11 190 (18.66%) Degree
12 188 (18.47%) Spring
13 179 (17.58%) HTML
14 174 (17.09%) C++
15 165 (16.21%) Jenkins
16 160 (15.72%) OO
17 156 (15.32%) Test Automation
18 150 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
18 150 (14.73%) Mentoring
19 147 (14.44%) .NET
20 146 (14.34%) TDD
21 142 (13.95%) CSS
22 141 (13.85%) AngularJS
23 140 (13.75%) Oracle
24 132 (12.97%) Microservices
25 126 (12.38%) Scrum
26 125 (12.28%) Robotics
27 121 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
28 119 (11.69%) Big Data
29 118 (11.59%) SDLC

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 68 (6.68%) Tomcat
2 35 (3.44%) JBoss
3 34 (3.34%) Confluence
4 32 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 23 (2.26%) Apache
6 18 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 16 (1.57%) Jetty
8 15 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.88%) nginx
12 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.29%) IIS
13 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.20%) SAS
14 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.098%) Actimize
5 1 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.098%) HFM
5 1 (0.098%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.098%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.098%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 150 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (2.85%) SaaS
5 21 (2.06%) GitHub
6 18 (1.77%) IaaS
7 13 (1.28%) npm
7 13 (1.28%) Serverless
8 10 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
11 5 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.49%) Datadog
12 4 (0.39%) Office 365
12 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.39%) PaaS
12 4 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.47%) HTTP
1 15 (1.47%) Internet
2 11 (1.08%) Firewall
3 9 (0.88%) SSL
4 8 (0.79%) Network Security
5 5 (0.49%) 2G
5 5 (0.49%) 3G
5 5 (0.49%) 4G
5 5 (0.49%) 5G
5 5 (0.49%) Broadband
5 5 (0.49%) OpenFlow
5 5 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.098%) DHCP
6 1 (0.098%) DNS
6 1 (0.098%) SNMP
6 1 (0.098%) VPN
6 1 (0.098%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (11.69%) Big Data
2 110 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 85 (8.35%) SQL Server
4 70 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (5.70%) MySQL
6 56 (5.50%) RDBMS
7 47 (4.62%) Data Mining
8 45 (4.42%) NoSQL
9 43 (4.22%) MongoDB
10 28 (2.75%) GIS
10 28 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.36%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.06%) DB2
13 19 (1.87%) MariaDB
14 16 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (1.38%) Redis
16 12 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
17 10 (0.98%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 217 (21.32%) Git (software)
2 165 (16.21%) Jenkins
3 76 (7.47%) JIRA
4 62 (6.09%) JUnit
5 57 (5.60%) TeamCity
6 52 (5.11%) Maven
6 52 (5.11%) Selenium
7 49 (4.81%) Cucumber
8 34 (3.34%) Visual Studio
9 33 (3.24%) Subversion
10 26 (2.55%) NetBeans
11 25 (2.46%) Hudson
11 25 (2.46%) SonarQube
12 24 (2.36%) Gradle
13 22 (2.16%) Bitbucket
13 22 (2.16%) JMeter
14 19 (1.87%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.67%) Mockito
16 16 (1.57%) Appium
17 13 (1.28%) PhantomJS
General
1 231 (22.69%) Finance
2 57 (5.60%) Banking
3 28 (2.75%) Retail
4 27 (2.65%) Games
5 24 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.87%) Legal
7 16 (1.57%) Marketing
7 16 (1.57%) Military
8 13 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.69%) Electronics
9 7 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.29%) Automotive
11 3 (0.29%) Law
11 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.098%) Advertising
13 1 (0.098%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 483 (47.45%) Developer
2 278 (27.31%) Java Developer
3 188 (18.47%) Software Engineer
4 97 (9.53%) Java Engineer
5 93 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 75 (7.37%) Java Software Engineer
7 68 (6.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 64 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 57 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 56 (5.50%) Senior Software Engineer
11 46 (4.52%) Graduate
12 45 (4.42%) C++ Software Engineer
13 38 (3.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 36 (3.54%) Architect
14 36 (3.54%) C# Software Engineer
15 35 (3.44%) Analyst
16 27 (2.65%) Java Software Developer
16 27 (2.65%) Lead Developer
17 25 (2.46%) Technical Leader
18 24 (2.36%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (18.47%) Spring
2 179 (17.58%) HTML
3 147 (14.44%) .NET
4 142 (13.95%) CSS
5 141 (13.85%) AngularJS
6 115 (11.30%) Web Services
7 107 (10.51%) RESTful
8 106 (10.41%) Hibernate
9 100 (9.82%) Node.js
10 98 (9.63%) REST
11 97 (9.53%) SOAP
12 96 (9.43%) React
13 85 (8.35%) jQuery
14 69 (6.78%) JSON
14 69 (6.78%) XML
15 68 (6.68%) Spring Boot
16 43 (4.22%) JPA
17 40 (3.93%) HTML5
18 38 (3.73%) J2EE
18 38 (3.73%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 125 (12.28%) Robotics
2 51 (5.01%) Algorithms
2 51 (5.01%) Mobile App
3 41 (4.03%) User Experience
4 39 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.18%) Credit Risk
7 12 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 11 (1.08%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.08%) Market Risk
9 10 (0.98%) Derivative
9 10 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 10 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (0.88%) Tandem
11 8 (0.79%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 225 (22.10%) Linux
2 117 (11.49%) Windows
3 102 (10.02%) Unix
4 46 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 44 (4.32%) Android
6 18 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.18%) CentOS
7 12 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.39%) Debian
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.39%) Solaris
11 1 (0.098%) AIX
11 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.098%) VMS
11 1 (0.098%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (33.60%) Software Engineering
3 195 (19.16%) DevOps
4 160 (15.72%) OO
5 156 (15.32%) Test Automation
6 150 (14.73%) Mentoring
7 146 (14.34%) TDD
8 132 (12.97%) Microservices
9 126 (12.38%) Scrum
10 121 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
11 118 (11.59%) SDLC
12 116 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (9.63%) Innovative Thinking
14 89 (8.74%) Mathematics
15 80 (7.86%) Computer Science
16 74 (7.27%) Analytics
17 67 (6.58%) Machine Learning
17 67 (6.58%) Open Source
18 61 (5.99%) SOA
19 59 (5.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 377 (37.03%) JavaScript
2 332 (32.61%) SQL
3 264 (25.93%) C#
4 218 (21.41%) Python
5 174 (17.09%) C++
6 72 (7.07%) PL/SQL
7 66 (6.48%) Java 8
8 58 (5.70%) TypeScript
9 45 (4.42%) Scala
10 41 (4.03%) Ruby
11 39 (3.83%) PHP
12 38 (3.73%) Kotlin
13 33 (3.24%) Bash Shell
14 30 (2.95%) Go
14 30 (2.95%) PowerShell
15 29 (2.85%) Shell Script
16 27 (2.65%) C
17 21 (2.06%) ES6
18 20 (1.96%) Objective-C
19 19 (1.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 190 (18.66%) Degree
2 81 (7.96%) Numerate Degree
3 42 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (2.65%) PhD
5 17 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.08%) OCA
6 11 (1.08%) OCP
6 11 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.98%) CFA
8 5 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.49%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.39%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.29%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.20%) OSCP
12 1 (0.098%) CEH
12 1 (0.098%) CRISC
12 1 (0.098%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.42%) QA
2 10 (0.98%) CRD IV
3 6 (0.59%) SLA
4 5 (0.49%) GDPR
5 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.39%) SEPA
6 2 (0.20%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.098%) COBIT
7 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.098%) NIST
7 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (8.94%) Docker
2 6 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.098%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 117 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 97 (9.53%) Ansible
3 80 (7.86%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (4.22%) Puppet
5 33 (3.24%) Terraform
6 8 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.49%) Consul
8 4 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.29%) Kibana
9 3 (0.29%) logstash
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Istio
10 2 (0.20%) Packer
11 1 (0.098%) Ambari
11 1 (0.098%) Cacti
11 1 (0.098%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.098%) Oozie
11 1 (0.098%) PingFederate
11 1 (0.098%) Rancher
Vendors
1 140 (13.75%) Oracle
2 54 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.03%) Google
4 40 (3.93%) Red Hat
5 18 (1.77%) ServiceNow
5 18 (1.77%) Splunk
6 17 (1.67%) IBM
7 13 (1.28%) CyberArk
7 13 (1.28%) Sybase
7 13 (1.28%) Symantec
8 9 (0.88%) Netezza
9 8 (0.79%) AppDynamics
9 8 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.79%) Perfecto Mobile
10 7 (0.69%) Ab Initio
10 7 (0.69%) Informatica
10 7 (0.69%) SAP
11 5 (0.49%) CA
11 5 (0.49%) New Relic
11 5 (0.49%) Tableau