Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1142 974 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.57% 18.57% 17.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.15% 34.90% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 767 499 662
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 £71,250 £67,750 £63,750
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 3445 2791 3157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 62.06% 53.22% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2211 1643 1979
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 627 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Edinburgh +2 482 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Dundee +7 31 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Orkney Islands - 9 £40,000 -
West Lothian +2 3 - - 1
Fife +2 3 - - 1
Stirling -6 1 £35,000 -26.32%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £46,000 -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 - 1
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 590 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (28.90%) SQL
3 325 (28.46%) TDD
4 307 (26.88%) JavaScript
5 285 (24.96%) Spring
6 273 (23.91%) Python
7 268 (23.47%) Finance
8 256 (22.42%) Software Engineering
9 253 (22.15%) C#
10 210 (18.39%) Test Automation
11 209 (18.30%) OO
12 202 (17.69%) Degree
13 191 (16.73%) Scrum
14 190 (16.64%) C++
15 187 (16.37%) Relational Database
16 181 (15.85%) Oracle
16 181 (15.85%) Linux
17 179 (15.67%) Hibernate
18 178 (15.59%) HTML
19 168 (14.71%) Big Data
20 154 (13.49%) Web Services
21 151 (13.22%) .NET
22 145 (12.70%) Git (software)
23 138 (12.08%) CSS
24 131 (11.47%) Windows
24 131 (11.47%) RESTful
24 131 (11.47%) SDLC
25 129 (11.30%) BDD
26 124 (10.86%) Mentoring
27 123 (10.77%) Banking

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 75 (6.57%) Tomcat
2 69 (6.04%) JBoss
3 36 (3.15%) Apache
4 30 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.75%) Confluence
7 18 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.14%) CMS
9 11 (0.96%) IIS
10 9 (0.79%) Jetty
11 8 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.53%) Drupal
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.53%) SAS
14 5 (0.44%) GemFire
14 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.44%) InDesign
1 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.26%) EngageOne
3 2 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Sonata
2 4 (0.35%) Endur
3 3 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
4 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.088%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.088%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.088%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.088%) iTrent
5 1 (0.088%) Magento
5 1 (0.088%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.80%) GitHub
3 29 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.14%) SaaS
6 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.35%) npm
8 4 (0.35%) Office 365
9 3 (0.26%) IaaS
9 3 (0.26%) iTunes
10 1 (0.088%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.088%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.088%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.36%) SSL
2 20 (1.75%) Internet
3 16 (1.40%) SSH
4 14 (1.23%) AMQP
5 12 (1.05%) Telnet
6 11 (0.96%) SMS
7 10 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.79%) HTTP
9 8 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.53%) SAN
11 5 (0.44%) GPRS
12 4 (0.35%) Network Security
13 3 (0.26%) DMZ
14 2 (0.18%) DHCP
14 2 (0.18%) DNS
14 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.088%) RIP
15 1 (0.088%) SNMP
15 1 (0.088%) VoIP
15 1 (0.088%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (16.37%) Relational Database
2 168 (14.71%) Big Data
3 96 (8.41%) RDBMS
4 95 (8.32%) SQL Server
5 86 (7.53%) NoSQL
6 79 (6.92%) MongoDB
7 56 (4.90%) Hadoop
8 47 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (3.94%) MySQL
10 39 (3.42%) Oracle Database
11 24 (2.10%) GIS
12 23 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.01%) DB2
13 22 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.58%) HBase
15 16 (1.40%) Redis
16 14 (1.23%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.05%) Blockchain
18 10 (0.88%) Neo4j
18 10 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 145 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 107 (9.37%) Selenium
3 97 (8.49%) Maven
4 94 (8.23%) JUnit
5 70 (6.13%) Jenkins
6 68 (5.95%) JIRA
7 54 (4.73%) Subversion
8 47 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 25 (2.19%) TeamCity
10 24 (2.10%) SonarQube
11 22 (1.93%) NetBeans
12 21 (1.84%) Artifactory
13 19 (1.66%) CMake
13 19 (1.66%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.58%) Bugzilla
14 18 (1.58%) MSBuild
14 18 (1.58%) NuGet
14 18 (1.58%) Phabricator
14 18 (1.58%) Ranorex
15 17 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 268 (23.47%) Finance
2 123 (10.77%) Banking
3 47 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 28 (2.45%) Advertising
5 22 (1.93%) Games
6 20 (1.75%) Retail
7 19 (1.66%) Electronics
8 17 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.31%) Front Office
10 13 (1.14%) Military
11 12 (1.05%) Marketing
12 11 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.70%) Legal
13 8 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
14 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.53%) Publishing
15 3 (0.26%) Law
15 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.088%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 624 (54.64%) Developer
2 410 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 181 (15.85%) Senior Developer
4 170 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 122 (10.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 90 (7.88%) Software Developer
7 67 (5.87%) Test Engineer
8 64 (5.60%) Java Engineer
9 62 (5.43%) Lead Developer
10 57 (4.99%) Lead Java Developer
11 54 (4.73%) Java Software Engineer
12 50 (4.38%) Python Developer
13 49 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
14 38 (3.33%) Tester
15 36 (3.15%) Applications Developer
15 36 (3.15%) Consultant
15 36 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 35 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
17 29 (2.54%) Software Test Engineer
18 28 (2.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (24.96%) Spring
2 179 (15.67%) Hibernate
3 178 (15.59%) HTML
4 154 (13.49%) Web Services
5 151 (13.22%) .NET
6 138 (12.08%) CSS
7 131 (11.47%) RESTful
8 120 (10.51%) SOAP
9 110 (9.63%) AngularJS
10 107 (9.37%) J2EE
11 84 (7.36%) XML
12 81 (7.09%) REST
13 72 (6.30%) JSON
14 68 (5.95%) HTML5
15 62 (5.43%) Node.js
16 51 (4.47%) React
17 49 (4.29%) jQuery
18 48 (4.20%) Java EE
19 47 (4.12%) CSS3
20 43 (3.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 83 (7.27%) Robotics
4 66 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.42%) User Experience
6 37 (3.24%) Data Structures
7 36 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 28 (2.45%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.58%) Fintech
11 17 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.88%) Internet of Things
13 9 (0.79%) Equities
14 8 (0.70%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.70%) NHS
15 7 (0.61%) Arduino
15 7 (0.61%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.61%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.61%) Raspberry Pi
15 7 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 181 (15.85%) Linux
2 131 (11.47%) Windows
3 93 (8.14%) Unix
4 69 (6.04%) Android
5 43 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.93%) Debian
7 20 (1.75%) Solaris
8 11 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.88%) VxWorks
10 8 (0.70%) CentOS
11 5 (0.44%) AIX
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (28.46%) TDD
3 256 (22.42%) Software Engineering
4 210 (18.39%) Test Automation
5 209 (18.30%) OO
6 191 (16.73%) Scrum
7 131 (11.47%) SDLC
8 129 (11.30%) BDD
9 124 (10.86%) Mentoring
10 113 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (9.46%) Open Source
12 104 (9.11%) Unit Testing
13 92 (8.06%) Multithreading
14 81 (7.09%) DevOps
15 72 (6.30%) Concurrent Programming
16 68 (5.95%) Machine Learning
17 67 (5.87%) Microservices
18 65 (5.69%) Software Testing
19 62 (5.43%) Web Development
20 61 (5.34%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 330 (28.90%) SQL
2 307 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 273 (23.91%) Python
4 253 (22.15%) C#
5 190 (16.64%) C++
6 88 (7.71%) Ruby
7 80 (7.01%) PHP
8 69 (6.04%) PL/SQL
9 48 (4.20%) C
10 42 (3.68%) Scala
11 30 (2.63%) VB
12 28 (2.45%) Perl
13 26 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.10%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.93%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.58%) Groovy
17 16 (1.40%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.14%) ActionScript
19 11 (0.96%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 202 (17.69%) Degree
2 47 (4.12%) Numerate Degree
3 35 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.79%) CREST Certified
5 5 (0.44%) PhD
6 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.26%) ISEB
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.18%) OCA
8 2 (0.18%) OCP
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.088%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.088%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.088%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.68%) QA
2 9 (0.79%) SLA
3 7 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.18%) EMIR
5 2 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.088%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (3.24%) Docker
2 19 (1.66%) Firmware
3 13 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.70%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.18%) vSphere
11 1 (0.088%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.088%) HDFS
11 1 (0.088%) KVM
11 1 (0.088%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.63%) Ansible
2 26 (2.28%) Puppet
3 24 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.70%) Cobbler
4 8 (0.70%) Nagios
5 5 (0.44%) Rancher
6 4 (0.35%) Ambari
6 4 (0.35%) SCCM
7 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.18%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.18%) yum
8 1 (0.088%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.088%) Graphite
8 1 (0.088%) Icinga
8 1 (0.088%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.088%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.088%) logstash
8 1 (0.088%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.088%) Terraform
Vendors
1 181 (15.85%) Oracle
2 42 (3.68%) IBM
3 32 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 21 (1.84%) Red Hat
4 21 (1.84%) TIBCO
5 16 (1.40%) Sybase
5 16 (1.40%) VMware
6 13 (1.14%) Cognizant
7 8 (0.70%) F5
7 8 (0.70%) Google
7 8 (0.70%) Perforce
8 7 (0.61%) Adobe
9 6 (0.53%) Informatica
9 6 (0.53%) Misys
9 6 (0.53%) Reuters
9 6 (0.53%) Splunk
10 5 (0.44%) FNZ
10 5 (0.44%) Remedy
10 5 (0.44%) Tableau
11 4 (0.35%) OpenLink