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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Scotland
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 460 463 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.01% 15.76% 17.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.79% 32.35% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 244 285 342
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1403 1431 1665
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 61.03% 48.72% 53.50%
Number of salaries quoted 805 914 1068
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 239 £52,500 +16.66% 31
Edinburgh +13 215 £42,500 -5.55% 48
Dundee +6 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Lothian -10 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Stirling +5 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Perth and Kinross -1 2 £72,500 +33.02%
Moray - 2 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 533 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (29.31%) Finance
2 272 (29.31%) SQL
3 211 (22.74%) Relational Database
4 207 (22.31%) TDD
5 203 (21.88%) Spring
6 192 (20.69%) Degree
7 178 (19.18%) JavaScript
7 178 (19.18%) Python
8 167 (18.00%) OO
9 159 (17.13%) Software Engineering
10 158 (17.03%) C#
11 152 (16.38%) HTML
11 152 (16.38%) Oracle
12 139 (14.98%) Scrum
13 136 (14.66%) Hibernate
14 125 (13.47%) .NET
15 124 (13.36%) CSS
16 118 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
17 114 (12.28%) Open Source
18 113 (12.18%) Linux
19 112 (12.07%) Web Services
20 110 (11.85%) RDBMS
21 109 (11.75%) SOA
22 100 (10.78%) SDLC
23 96 (10.34%) J2EE
23 96 (10.34%) C++
24 94 (10.13%) XML
25 93 (10.02%) PL/SQL
26 91 (9.81%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related 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 88 (9.48%) JBoss
2 44 (4.74%) Tomcat
3 34 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (3.13%) Apache
5 23 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 19 (2.05%) CMS
7 17 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.08%) Alfresco
8 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.86%) IIS
11 7 (0.75%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.75%) Confluence
11 7 (0.75%) NetWeaver
11 7 (0.75%) SAS
12 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.54%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.43%) GemFire
14 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) GIMP
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.75%) Sonata
3 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.11%) HFM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.05%) SaaS
4 13 (1.40%) GitHub
5 12 (1.29%) IaaS
6 9 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.97%) PaaS
7 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.43%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.43%) Slack
11 2 (0.22%) G Suite
11 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.72%) Internet
2 13 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.54%) HTTP
3 5 (0.54%) SAN
4 3 (0.32%) Telnet
4 3 (0.32%) Wireless
5 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.22%) MQTT
5 2 (0.22%) NAS
5 2 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) DHCP
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) LDAP
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) SNMP
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (22.74%) Relational Database
2 110 (11.85%) RDBMS
3 75 (8.08%) Big Data
4 61 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 44 (4.74%) SQL Server
6 43 (4.63%) Hadoop
7 39 (4.20%) MySQL
8 37 (3.99%) Oracle Database
8 37 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (3.56%) DB2
9 33 (3.56%) NoSQL
10 26 (2.80%) Neo4j
11 17 (1.83%) Pentaho
12 14 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.86%) GIS
14 8 (0.86%) HBase
14 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 89 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 80 (8.62%) Maven
3 75 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 56 (6.03%) JIRA
5 50 (5.39%) Selenium
6 44 (4.74%) JUnit
6 44 (4.74%) Subversion
7 33 (3.56%) PowerBuilder
8 29 (3.13%) Ant
9 24 (2.59%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.94%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (1.72%) Hudson
13 14 (1.51%) Gradle
13 14 (1.51%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.40%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.97%) JBehave
16 8 (0.86%) PVCS
17 7 (0.75%) Concordion
17 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 272 (29.31%) Finance
2 71 (7.65%) Banking
3 38 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 23 (2.48%) Games
5 14 (1.51%) Advertising
5 14 (1.51%) Marketing
6 10 (1.08%) Retail
7 7 (0.75%) Legal
7 7 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.65%) Automotive
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.54%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.43%) Front Office
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
10 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 572 (61.64%) Developer
2 371 (39.98%) Java Developer
3 124 (13.36%) Senior Developer
4 90 (9.70%) Software Engineer
5 80 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 64 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 57 (6.14%) Architect
8 54 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 48 (5.17%) Java Engineer
10 45 (4.85%) Lead Java Developer
11 44 (4.74%) Python Developer
12 35 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
13 32 (3.45%) Tester
14 31 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.02%) Java Software Developer
16 27 (2.91%) Applications Developer
17 24 (2.59%) Oracle Developer
17 24 (2.59%) Technical Architect
18 23 (2.48%) Scrum Master
18 23 (2.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (21.88%) Spring
2 152 (16.38%) HTML
3 136 (14.66%) Hibernate
4 125 (13.47%) .NET
5 124 (13.36%) CSS
6 112 (12.07%) Web Services
7 96 (10.34%) J2EE
8 94 (10.13%) XML
9 69 (7.44%) SOAP
10 66 (7.11%) Java EE
11 65 (7.00%) AngularJS
12 58 (6.25%) jQuery
13 56 (6.03%) JPA
14 55 (5.93%) HTML5
15 50 (5.39%) REST
16 44 (4.74%) JSON
17 42 (4.53%) RESTful
18 41 (4.42%) Node.js
19 40 (4.31%) JSF
20 37 (3.99%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.81%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.42%) User Experience
3 36 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.37%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.94%) Algorithms
7 18 (1.94%) Fintech
7 18 (1.94%) Reference Data
8 14 (1.51%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.19%) Derivative
11 10 (1.08%) Robotics
12 8 (0.86%) Social Media
13 7 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
13 7 (0.75%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.65%) Blog
14 6 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.65%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.18%) Linux
2 69 (7.44%) Unix
3 67 (7.22%) Android
4 54 (5.82%) Apple iOS
5 48 (5.17%) Windows
6 13 (1.40%) Solaris
7 10 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) CentOS
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) MVS
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (22.31%) TDD
3 167 (18.00%) OO
4 159 (17.13%) Software Engineering
5 139 (14.98%) Scrum
6 118 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (12.28%) Open Source
8 109 (11.75%) SOA
9 100 (10.78%) SDLC
10 62 (6.68%) Mentoring
11 61 (6.57%) Microservices
12 58 (6.25%) Web Development
13 52 (5.60%) DevOps
14 51 (5.50%) Analytics
15 49 (5.28%) UML
16 48 (5.17%) BDD
17 43 (4.63%) MVC
17 43 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (4.42%) OOD
19 39 (4.20%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (29.31%) SQL
2 178 (19.18%) JavaScript
2 178 (19.18%) Python
3 158 (17.03%) C#
4 96 (10.34%) C++
5 93 (10.02%) PL/SQL
6 73 (7.87%) Ruby
7 59 (6.36%) PHP
8 48 (5.17%) Perl
9 29 (3.13%) C
9 29 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 25 (2.69%) Scala
11 24 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.26%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.19%) GraphQL
13 11 (1.19%) VB
14 10 (1.08%) Clojure
15 7 (0.75%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 192 (20.69%) Degree
2 48 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.08%) CREST Certified
3 10 (1.08%) ISEB
4 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.43%) RHCE
8 2 (0.22%) HND
8 2 (0.22%) NCDA
8 2 (0.22%) NCIE
8 2 (0.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.22%) VCAP
8 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.02%) QA
2 9 (0.97%) MiFID
3 7 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.43%) EMIR
4 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.32%) PMO
6 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (3.56%) Docker
2 8 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.54%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.43%) Varnish
6 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 2 (0.22%) vCloud
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.11%) Ceph
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (1.72%) Puppet
2 14 (1.51%) Ansible
2 14 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.65%) Mesos
4 5 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.32%) Nagios
6 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.22%) Chronos
6 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.22%) Marathon
6 2 (0.22%) MOM
6 2 (0.22%) SCCM
6 2 (0.22%) vRealize
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Terraform
7 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 152 (16.38%) Oracle
2 46 (4.96%) Red Hat
3 35 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.26%) IBM
5 18 (1.94%) Google
6 17 (1.83%) Splunk
6 17 (1.83%) Talend
7 15 (1.62%) Perforce
7 15 (1.62%) Sybase
8 13 (1.40%) VMware
9 12 (1.29%) Alterian
10 9 (0.97%) SAP
11 7 (0.75%) FNZ
12 6 (0.65%) Twitter
13 5 (0.54%) Adobe
13 5 (0.54%) Cognos
13 5 (0.54%) HP
13 5 (0.54%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.54%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.43%) Intel
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