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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 483 505 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.57% 17.36% 17.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.68% 35.05% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 264 270 328
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £61,850 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -  

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 1478 1441 1658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 62.95% 49.54% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 871 852 1038
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,499
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,050
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

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 April 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 April 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 0 284 £55,000 +22.22% 26
Edinburgh +4 194 £40,000 -11.11% 38
Dundee +3 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Lothian -8 6 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Perth and Kinross -1 5 £66,250 +21.55%
Stirling +4 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 523 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (30.92%) Finance
3 277 (29.95%) SQL
4 250 (27.03%) Relational Database
5 218 (23.57%) TDD
6 212 (22.92%) Spring
7 189 (20.43%) Degree
8 183 (19.78%) Python
9 177 (19.14%) JavaScript
10 172 (18.59%) OO
11 166 (17.95%) C#
12 153 (16.54%) Software Engineering
13 146 (15.78%) Oracle
14 141 (15.24%) HTML
15 136 (14.70%) RDBMS
16 132 (14.27%) Hibernate
17 130 (14.05%) Scrum
18 119 (12.86%) CSS
19 116 (12.54%) .NET
20 113 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
21 112 (12.11%) Web Services
22 109 (11.78%) XML
23 107 (11.57%) Open Source
24 104 (11.24%) Linux
24 104 (11.24%) C++
25 103 (11.14%) SDLC
26 99 (10.70%) Jenkins
27 96 (10.38%) J2EE
27 96 (10.38%) SOA
28 95 (10.27%) Big Data

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 70 (7.57%) JBoss
2 51 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 33 (3.57%) Apache
4 27 (2.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (2.49%) CMS
5 23 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 22 (2.38%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.19%) Alfresco
8 11 (1.19%) SAS
9 8 (0.86%) Confluence
10 7 (0.76%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.76%) IIS
11 6 (0.65%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.65%) GemFire
11 6 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.43%) FileNet
12 4 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.22%) InDesign
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.65%) 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 53 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.95%) GitHub
4 13 (1.41%) SaaS
5 10 (1.08%) IaaS
6 9 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.97%) PaaS
7 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.43%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.32%) Slack
12 2 (0.22%) G Suite
12 2 (0.22%) Office 365
12 2 (0.22%) Yammer
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.73%) Internet
2 15 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.54%) HTTP
3 5 (0.54%) SAN
4 4 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.43%) LAN
4 4 (0.43%) SSL
4 4 (0.43%) WAN
5 3 (0.32%) Telnet
5 3 (0.32%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.22%) DMZ
6 2 (0.22%) MQTT
6 2 (0.22%) NAS
6 2 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) DHCP
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) LDAP
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 136 (14.70%) RDBMS
3 95 (10.27%) Big Data
4 66 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 51 (5.51%) SQL Server
6 44 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 39 (4.22%) NoSQL
8 38 (4.11%) MySQL
9 37 (4.00%) DB2
10 35 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (3.35%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.70%) Neo4j
13 19 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.41%) Pentaho
16 12 (1.30%) HBase
17 8 (0.86%) KDB
17 8 (0.86%) Kdb+
17 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 99 (10.70%) Jenkins
2 84 (9.08%) Maven
3 68 (7.35%) Git (software)
4 62 (6.70%) Selenium
5 56 (6.05%) JIRA
6 53 (5.73%) JUnit
7 46 (4.97%) Subversion
8 35 (3.78%) Ant
9 22 (2.38%) PowerBuilder
10 21 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 20 (2.16%) Eclipse
11 20 (2.16%) Hudson
12 18 (1.95%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.84%) Gradle
14 13 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (1.08%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.08%) JMeter
16 9 (0.97%) JBehave
16 9 (0.97%) Visual Studio
17 8 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 286 (30.92%) Finance
2 82 (8.86%) Banking
3 41 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 14 (1.51%) Advertising
4 14 (1.51%) Games
5 12 (1.30%) Retail
6 9 (0.97%) Marketing
7 8 (0.86%) Legal
8 7 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.65%) Front Office
10 5 (0.54%) Automotive
10 5 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.43%) Back Office
11 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 579 (62.59%) Developer
2 376 (40.65%) Java Developer
3 143 (15.46%) Senior Developer
4 95 (10.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 84 (9.08%) Software Engineer
6 70 (7.57%) Lead Developer
7 59 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 55 (5.95%) Lead Java Developer
9 49 (5.30%) Python Developer
10 48 (5.19%) Architect
10 48 (5.19%) Java Engineer
11 34 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 33 (3.57%) Applications Developer
13 30 (3.24%) Tester
14 26 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (2.70%) Java Software Developer
16 24 (2.59%) Technical Leader
17 22 (2.38%) Consultant
17 22 (2.38%) Test Engineer
18 21 (2.27%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (22.92%) Spring
2 141 (15.24%) HTML
3 132 (14.27%) Hibernate
4 119 (12.86%) CSS
5 116 (12.54%) .NET
6 112 (12.11%) Web Services
7 109 (11.78%) XML
8 96 (10.38%) J2EE
9 81 (8.76%) SOAP
10 66 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 64 (6.92%) REST
12 63 (6.81%) Java EE
13 58 (6.27%) jQuery
14 55 (5.95%) HTML5
15 54 (5.84%) JSON
16 49 (5.30%) Node.js
17 47 (5.08%) RESTful
18 44 (4.76%) JPA
19 33 (3.57%) JMS
20 31 (3.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 64 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.22%) User Experience
5 34 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.81%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.95%) Fintech
11 16 (1.73%) Reference Data
12 14 (1.51%) Robotics
13 13 (1.41%) Derivative
14 12 (1.30%) Market Risk
15 9 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
16 7 (0.76%) Internet of Things
17 6 (0.65%) Blog
17 6 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
17 6 (0.65%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (11.24%) Linux
2 76 (8.22%) Unix
3 62 (6.70%) Android
4 52 (5.62%) Windows
5 47 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.16%) Solaris
7 11 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.32%) AIX
10 2 (0.22%) CentOS
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (23.57%) TDD
3 172 (18.59%) OO
4 153 (16.54%) Software Engineering
5 130 (14.05%) Scrum
6 113 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (11.57%) Open Source
8 103 (11.14%) SDLC
9 96 (10.38%) SOA
10 62 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 59 (6.38%) Web Development
12 54 (5.84%) Analytics
13 52 (5.62%) Microservices
14 50 (5.41%) BDD
15 49 (5.30%) DevOps
16 45 (4.86%) Multithreading
16 45 (4.86%) OOD
17 41 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 40 (4.32%) MVC
19 38 (4.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 277 (29.95%) SQL
2 183 (19.78%) Python
3 177 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 166 (17.95%) C#
5 104 (11.24%) C++
6 74 (8.00%) Ruby
7 68 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 62 (6.70%) PHP
9 49 (5.30%) Perl
10 33 (3.57%) C
10 33 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 28 (3.03%) Scala
12 25 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.95%) VB
15 17 (1.84%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.30%) GraphQL
17 10 (1.08%) Clojure
18 7 (0.76%) Apple Swift
19 6 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 189 (20.43%) Degree
2 42 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.30%) CREST Certified
4 11 (1.19%) ISEB
5 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.43%) SC Cleared
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%) RHCE
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.27%) QA
2 11 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.19%) MiFID
3 6 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.65%) EMIR
4 2 (0.22%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (3.68%) Docker
2 15 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 2 (0.22%) vCloud
7 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) HDFS
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.97%) Ansible
1 9 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (0.97%) Puppet
2 6 (0.65%) Mesos
3 5 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.32%) Chronos
4 3 (0.32%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.32%) Marathon
4 3 (0.32%) Nagios
5 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) MOM
5 2 (0.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) vRealize
6 1 (0.11%) Ambari
6 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 146 (15.78%) Oracle
2 41 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 24 (2.59%) IBM
5 21 (2.27%) Splunk
6 18 (1.95%) Sybase
7 16 (1.73%) Alterian
8 15 (1.62%) Perforce
9 14 (1.51%) Google
10 13 (1.41%) Talend
11 9 (0.97%) VMware
12 7 (0.76%) Adobe
13 6 (0.65%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.65%) Cognos
13 6 (0.65%) FNZ
13 6 (0.65%) Informatica
13 6 (0.65%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.54%) Guidewire
14 5 (0.54%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.54%) Twitter
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Discretionary bonus scheme available
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Generous bonus scheme + other benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum good competitive benefits package
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Experis Ltd
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
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