Java Jobs in Scotland

Java
UK > Scotland

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,917 579 858
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 28.13% 12.96% 14.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.69% 30.90% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 256 307 394
10th Percentile £34,375 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £54,485 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £69,447 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.80% +15.75% +20.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £85,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,019 £97,328 £80,875
UK median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% +7.69%

All Programming Languages
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,709 1,874 2,716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 54.42% 41.93% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,024 1,577
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,763 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.97% +8.66% +14.58%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,375 £83,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Glasgow +7 1,734 £55,000 -15.38% 41
Edinburgh -10 128 £61,000 -12.86% 32
Dundee +1 14 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Aberdeen -5 14 £38,500 -18.95% 2
Fife -4 9 £50,000 - 4
Scottish Borders +4 4 - -
Midlothian -1 3 - - 10
Renfrewshire -2 2 £52,500 -
Lanarkshire -17 1 - - 23
Inverclyde - 1 £60,000 -
Java
UK

Java
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 462 (24.10%) Apache Spark
2 118 (6.16%) Apache
3 102 (5.32%) FileNet
4 32 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 21 (1.10%) GemFire
6 19 (0.99%) Camunda
7 15 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (0.57%) CICS
9 10 (0.52%) IIS
9 10 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Exchange
12 4 (0.21%) Captiva
13 2 (0.10%) Confluence
14 1 (0.052%) SAS
14 1 (0.052%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.052%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (0.21%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 920 (47.99%) AWS
2 160 (8.35%) Azure
3 136 (7.09%) GCP
4 121 (6.31%) Amazon S3
5 77 (4.02%) Datadog
6 76 (3.96%) Serverless
7 69 (3.60%) Amazon ECS
8 68 (3.55%) Amazon EKS
9 67 (3.50%) Amazon SQS
10 61 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
11 58 (3.03%) GitHub
12 53 (2.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 53 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
13 50 (2.61%) Amazon EMR
14 47 (2.45%) BlazeMeter
15 41 (2.14%) SaaS
16 16 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (0.83%) Google Docs
16 16 (0.83%) Miro
16 16 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.89%) DSL
1 17 (0.89%) Kerberos
2 13 (0.68%) Modbus
3 12 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.57%) Network Security
5 10 (0.52%) WAN
6 2 (0.10%) Internet
7 1 (0.052%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.052%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (27.70%) NoSQL
2 370 (19.30%) Big Data
3 232 (12.10%) Hadoop
4 162 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
5 153 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 115 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 111 (5.79%) Relational Database
8 82 (4.28%) Apache Hive
9 70 (3.65%) HBase
10 61 (3.18%) Data Lake
11 50 (2.61%) Electronic Patient Records
12 39 (2.03%) Qlik Sense
13 38 (1.98%) CockroachDB
14 34 (1.77%) MySQL
15 30 (1.56%) SQL Server
16 28 (1.46%) DB2
17 23 (1.20%) Redis
18 21 (1.10%) Hazelcast
19 17 (0.89%) Amazon Aurora
19 17 (0.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 218 (11.37%) JUnit
2 190 (9.91%) Jenkins
3 105 (5.48%) Jasmine
4 98 (5.11%) Git
5 88 (4.59%) Cypress.io
6 76 (3.96%) Selenium
7 75 (3.91%) Maven
8 64 (3.34%) WebDriver
9 60 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 60 (3.13%) Protractor
10 55 (2.87%) Bitbucket Server
11 50 (2.61%) Mockito
12 38 (1.98%) GitLab
13 32 (1.67%) JIRA
14 31 (1.62%) Gradle
15 30 (1.56%) CircleCI
16 29 (1.51%) JMeter
17 28 (1.46%) Cucumber
18 21 (1.10%) Jaeger
19 19 (0.99%) Travis CI
General
1 1,671 (87.17%) Finance
2 1,664 (86.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1,617 (84.35%) Law
4 740 (38.60%) Marketing
5 494 (25.77%) Legal
6 343 (17.89%) Banking
7 246 (12.83%) Investment Banking
8 187 (9.75%) Social Skills
9 174 (9.08%) Influencing Skills
10 138 (7.20%) Financial Institution
11 72 (3.76%) Private Banking
12 35 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (1.15%) Prime Brokerage
14 16 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
15 15 (0.78%) Publishing
16 10 (0.52%) Games
17 7 (0.37%) Public Sector
18 6 (0.31%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,512 (78.87%) Software Engineer
2 816 (42.57%) Java Engineer
3 807 (42.10%) Java Software Engineer
4 511 (26.66%) Lead
5 480 (25.04%) Lead Software Engineer
6 298 (15.55%) Full Stack Engineer
7 296 (15.44%) Full Stack Software Engineer
8 274 (14.29%) Lead Java Engineer
9 249 (12.99%) Big Data Engineer
9 249 (12.99%) Big Data Software Engineer
10 224 (11.68%) Scala Engineer
10 224 (11.68%) Scala Software Engineer
11 223 (11.63%) Senior
12 171 (8.92%) Senior Software Engineer
13 168 (8.76%) AWS Engineer
13 168 (8.76%) AWS Software Engineer
14 166 (8.66%) Developer
15 138 (7.20%) Java Scala Software Engineer
16 130 (6.78%) Engineering Manager
16 130 (6.78%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (37.14%) Spring
2 438 (22.85%) React
3 389 (20.29%) AngularJS
4 361 (18.83%) Spring Boot
5 338 (17.63%) Kafka
6 257 (13.41%) J2EE
7 236 (12.31%) HTML
8 206 (10.75%) CSS
9 203 (10.59%) Hibernate
10 188 (9.81%) Node.js
11 171 (8.92%) JMS
12 163 (8.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 154 (8.03%) JSON
14 144 (7.51%) GraphQL
15 139 (7.25%) jQuery
16 133 (6.94%) REST
17 115 (6.00%) RESTful
18 104 (5.43%) Spring Integration
19 78 (4.07%) Web Services
20 76 (3.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 580 (30.26%) Cloud Native
2 562 (29.32%) Algorithms
3 233 (12.15%) Public Cloud
4 128 (6.68%) Data Structures
5 121 (6.31%) Onboarding
6 65 (3.39%) Distributed Applications
7 62 (3.23%) Reference Data
8 61 (3.18%) Product Ownership
9 58 (3.03%) Management Information System
10 44 (2.30%) Credit Risk
11 42 (2.19%) Legacy Code
12 36 (1.88%) Private Cloud
13 27 (1.41%) Market Risk
14 24 (1.25%) Distributed Systems
15 21 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (1.10%) Replication
16 16 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (0.68%) IoT
18 12 (0.63%) Legacy Systems
19 11 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 133 (6.94%) Linux
2 117 (6.10%) Unix
3 15 (0.78%) Windows
4 4 (0.21%) AIX
4 4 (0.21%) Android
5 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,752 (91.39%) Software Engineering
2 1,612 (84.09%) Agile
3 1,423 (74.23%) SDLC
4 1,379 (71.94%) CI/CD
5 1,265 (65.99%) Operational Stability
6 1,041 (54.30%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1,030 (53.73%) Machine Learning
8 822 (42.88%) Community of Practice
9 580 (30.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 569 (29.68%) Visualisation
11 524 (27.33%) Risk Management
12 455 (23.74%) Microservices
13 448 (23.37%) Decision-Making
14 352 (18.36%) Full Stack Development
15 319 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
16 311 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 275 (14.35%) Architectural Design
18 253 (13.20%) Information Architecture
19 239 (12.47%) Performance Tuning
20 238 (12.42%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 961 (50.13%) SQL
2 583 (30.41%) Python
3 318 (16.59%) Scala
4 245 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 172 (8.97%) TypeScript
6 129 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 84 (4.38%) C#
8 49 (2.56%) Go
9 48 (2.50%) C++
10 44 (2.30%) C
11 42 (2.19%) Groovy
12 34 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 28 (1.46%) Ruby
14 23 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.04%) Bash
15 20 (1.04%) Rust
16 11 (0.57%) COBOL
16 11 (0.57%) JCL
17 9 (0.47%) Kotlin
17 9 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (4.49%) Degree
2 47 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (2.30%) Master's Degree
4 19 (0.99%) AWS Certification
5 17 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.73%) PhD
7 7 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.21%) ISEB
8 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.10%) ACCA
9 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.052%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.052%) OCP
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.19%) SLA
2 35 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.46%) QA
4 16 (0.83%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 86 (4.49%) Docker
2 70 (3.65%) HDFS
3 11 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
4 10 (0.52%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 326 (17.01%) Kubernetes
2 226 (11.79%) Terraform
3 136 (7.09%) Grafana
4 39 (2.03%) Prometheus
5 26 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 21 (1.10%) HAProxy
6 21 (1.10%) Kibana
6 21 (1.10%) Zipkin
7 7 (0.37%) Graphite
8 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.16%) Ansible
9 3 (0.16%) Progress Chef
9 3 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 386 (20.14%) Oracle
2 149 (7.77%) Splunk
3 142 (7.41%) Databricks
4 129 (6.73%) Dynatrace
5 70 (3.65%) Cloudera
6 62 (3.23%) Google
7 56 (2.92%) Alteryx
8 55 (2.87%) Informatica
9 23 (1.20%) Pega
10 22 (1.15%) Sybase
11 19 (0.99%) Microsoft
12 18 (0.94%) SaltStack
13 17 (0.89%) Cognos
14 16 (0.83%) Dell
15 11 (0.57%) VMware
16 10 (0.52%) IBM
17 9 (0.47%) TOWER Software
17 9 (0.47%) Twitter
18 8 (0.42%) SAP
18 8 (0.42%) ServiceNow