Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,068 906 1,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.42% 19.41% 18.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.07% 34.85% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 757 541 622
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 3,230 2,600 3,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.74% 55.71% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 1,632 1,890
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +1 545 £50,000 - 71
Edinburgh -1 456 £40,000 -11.11% 91
Dundee -2 26 £40,000 +31.15% 3
Orkney Islands - 19 £40,000 -
Fife -2 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Lothian -2 4 - - 3
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £48,250 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Stirling -11 1 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Highlands - 1 £32,500 - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 - 2
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 547 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 332 (31.09%) TDD
4 314 (29.40%) Spring
5 312 (29.21%) SQL
6 287 (26.87%) Python
7 258 (24.16%) Software Engineering
8 230 (21.54%) C#
9 225 (21.07%) HTML
10 224 (20.97%) Scrum
11 223 (20.88%) Finance
12 209 (19.57%) Hibernate
13 197 (18.45%) Test Automation
14 174 (16.29%) C++
15 170 (15.92%) BDD
16 162 (15.17%) Git (software)
16 162 (15.17%) Degree
17 160 (14.98%) CSS
18 155 (14.51%) .NET
18 155 (14.51%) SDLC
19 154 (14.42%) Oracle
20 147 (13.76%) Linux
20 147 (13.76%) AngularJS
21 146 (13.67%) Big Data
21 146 (13.67%) Web Services
21 146 (13.67%) OO
22 130 (12.17%) PHP
23 127 (11.89%) Mentoring
24 121 (11.33%) Maven
25 118 (11.05%) Windows

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 82 (7.68%) JBoss
2 64 (5.99%) Tomcat
3 35 (3.28%) Apache
4 28 (2.62%) WebSphere
5 26 (2.43%) Apache Spark
6 22 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.87%) Confluence
7 20 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.40%) Jetty
9 14 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.03%) GemFire
11 8 (0.75%) IIS
12 7 (0.66%) CMS
12 7 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.66%) SAS
12 7 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.28%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Endur
1 4 (0.37%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics SL
3 2 (0.19%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.19%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.094%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 89 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.65%) GitHub
4 29 (2.72%) SaaS
5 17 (1.59%) Office 365
6 12 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.56%) IaaS
8 5 (0.47%) PaaS
9 4 (0.37%) iTunes
9 4 (0.37%) npm
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.19%) Serverless
12 1 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.094%) Heroku
12 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.78%) Internet
2 18 (1.69%) SSL
3 17 (1.59%) AMQP
4 13 (1.22%) SSH
4 13 (1.22%) Telnet
5 11 (1.03%) HTTP
6 9 (0.84%) SMS
7 8 (0.75%) Intranet
8 6 (0.56%) Firewall
9 5 (0.47%) GPRS
10 4 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.28%) VPN
12 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.19%) LAN
12 2 (0.19%) LDAP
12 2 (0.19%) Network Security
12 2 (0.19%) SAN
12 2 (0.19%) WAN
13 1 (0.094%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.67%) Big Data
2 116 (10.86%) NoSQL
3 95 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 90 (8.43%) MongoDB
5 70 (6.55%) Hadoop
6 67 (6.27%) SQL Server
7 60 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (5.24%) RDBMS
9 53 (4.96%) Oracle Database
10 49 (4.59%) MySQL
11 29 (2.72%) GIS
12 27 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (2.15%) Redis
14 20 (1.87%) DB2
15 19 (1.78%) Blockchain
16 17 (1.59%) Data Mining
17 16 (1.50%) Couchbase
18 15 (1.40%) Riak
19 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
20 8 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 162 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 121 (11.33%) Maven
3 115 (10.77%) Selenium
4 100 (9.36%) JUnit
5 91 (8.52%) Jenkins
6 55 (5.15%) JIRA
7 46 (4.31%) Cucumber
8 40 (3.75%) Subversion
9 33 (3.09%) SonarQube
10 30 (2.81%) Artifactory
11 27 (2.53%) CMake
12 26 (2.43%) Bitbucket
12 26 (2.43%) Bugzilla
12 26 (2.43%) MSBuild
12 26 (2.43%) NetBeans
12 26 (2.43%) NuGet
12 26 (2.43%) Phabricator
12 26 (2.43%) Ranorex
13 22 (2.06%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.78%) Mockito
General
1 223 (20.88%) Finance
2 89 (8.33%) Advertising
3 74 (6.93%) Banking
4 33 (3.09%) Retail
5 25 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.15%) Games
7 17 (1.59%) Marketing
8 10 (0.94%) Local Government
8 10 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.84%) Legal
10 8 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.75%) Publishing
10 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.47%) Military
13 4 (0.37%) Automotive
13 4 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
15 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 588 (55.06%) Developer
2 373 (34.93%) Java Developer
3 172 (16.10%) Software Engineer
4 161 (15.07%) Senior Developer
5 103 (9.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 93 (8.71%) Software Developer
7 72 (6.74%) Java Engineer
8 70 (6.55%) Test Engineer
9 62 (5.81%) Java Software Engineer
10 48 (4.49%) Lead Developer
11 45 (4.21%) Python Developer
12 43 (4.03%) Lead Java Developer
13 39 (3.65%) Software Test Engineer
14 38 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (3.37%) Development Engineer
15 36 (3.37%) Java Software Developer
16 35 (3.28%) Software Development Engineer
17 34 (3.18%) Test Development Engineer
18 33 (3.09%) Consultant
19 27 (2.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (29.40%) Spring
2 225 (21.07%) HTML
3 209 (19.57%) Hibernate
4 160 (14.98%) CSS
5 155 (14.51%) .NET
6 147 (13.76%) AngularJS
7 146 (13.67%) Web Services
8 113 (10.58%) RESTful
9 104 (9.74%) REST
9 104 (9.74%) SOAP
10 86 (8.05%) HTML5
11 85 (7.96%) J2EE
12 81 (7.58%) XML
13 69 (6.46%) Node.js
14 65 (6.09%) JSON
15 57 (5.34%) React
16 51 (4.78%) CSS3
17 40 (3.75%) JMS
17 40 (3.75%) jQuery
18 31 (2.90%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.80%) Robotics
2 76 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 72 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.81%) User Experience
8 20 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.78%) Fintech
10 18 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.94%) Internet of Things
11 10 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.84%) iPhone
13 7 (0.66%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.66%) Social Media
14 6 (0.56%) Digital Signage
14 6 (0.56%) Equities
15 5 (0.47%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (0.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 147 (13.76%) Linux
2 118 (11.05%) Windows
3 83 (7.77%) Unix
4 49 (4.59%) Android
5 30 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.72%) Debian
7 11 (1.03%) Solaris
8 10 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.56%) CentOS
11 5 (0.47%) Robot Operating System
12 4 (0.37%) AIX
13 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
15 1 (0.094%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (31.09%) TDD
3 258 (24.16%) Software Engineering
4 224 (20.97%) Scrum
5 197 (18.45%) Test Automation
6 170 (15.92%) BDD
7 155 (14.51%) SDLC
8 146 (13.67%) OO
9 127 (11.89%) Mentoring
10 108 (10.11%) DevOps
11 103 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (8.80%) Web Development
13 84 (7.87%) Multithreading
14 81 (7.58%) Concurrent Programming
15 79 (7.40%) Unit Testing
16 76 (7.12%) Machine Learning
17 75 (7.02%) Open Source
18 71 (6.65%) Innovative Thinking
19 70 (6.55%) Microservices
20 65 (6.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 338 (31.65%) JavaScript
2 312 (29.21%) SQL
3 287 (26.87%) Python
4 230 (21.54%) C#
5 174 (16.29%) C++
6 130 (12.17%) PHP
7 89 (8.33%) Ruby
8 43 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 40 (3.75%) Scala
10 29 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.72%) C
11 25 (2.34%) Perl
12 21 (1.97%) Groovy
13 18 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.59%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.94%) ActionScript
15 10 (0.94%) Clojure
15 10 (0.94%) R
16 8 (0.75%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (15.17%) Degree
2 46 (4.31%) Numerate Degree
3 33 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.31%) PhD
6 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.37%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.28%) OCA
7 3 (0.28%) OCP
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) CISSP
8 2 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.094%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.094%) CCFE
9 1 (0.094%) CEPT
9 1 (0.094%) GCFE
9 1 (0.094%) GPEN
9 1 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.094%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.37%) QA
2 9 (0.84%) SLA
3 5 (0.47%) PMO
4 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.094%) GDPR
6 1 (0.094%) PSD2
System Software
1 68 (6.37%) Docker
2 5 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.37%) Firmware
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.094%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (5.62%) Ansible
2 53 (4.96%) Puppet
3 36 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.40%) Cobbler
5 9 (0.84%) Terraform
6 6 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.56%) Nagios
7 4 (0.37%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.37%) Foglight
7 4 (0.37%) Rancher
8 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.28%) Packer
8 3 (0.28%) SCOM
9 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.094%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.094%) Cacti
10 1 (0.094%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.094%) Oozie
10 1 (0.094%) yum
Vendors
1 154 (14.42%) Oracle
2 38 (3.56%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.18%) IBM
4 25 (2.34%) TIBCO
5 24 (2.25%) Sybase
6 13 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.03%) Google
8 6 (0.56%) Informatica
8 6 (0.56%) VMware
9 5 (0.47%) Apple
9 5 (0.47%) Remedy
9 5 (0.47%) Reuters
9 5 (0.47%) Zend
10 4 (0.37%) Dell
10 4 (0.37%) Misys
10 4 (0.37%) OpenLink
11 3 (0.28%) Adobe
11 3 (0.28%) BMC
11 3 (0.28%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.28%) F5