Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 61 109
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48 +17
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 34 23 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.47% 2.57% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 3.99% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 19
10th Percentile £34,125 " £42,500
25th Percentile £39,125 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £68,250
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% -10.00%

Java 8 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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 735 576 1,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 53.38% 64.29% 63.21%
Number of salaries quoted 493 394 848
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,813 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,350 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.56% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Glasgow

Java 8
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Glasgow

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, IT jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Spring
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (47.06%) React
5 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
6 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
6 12 (35.29%) Python
7 10 (29.41%) AWS
7 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
8 9 (26.47%) Functional Programming
9 8 (23.53%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) Games
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) OCP
9 8 (23.53%) OCA
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (23.53%) C#
9 8 (23.53%) OOP
9 8 (23.53%) OO
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle
9 8 (23.53%) CSS
9 8 (23.53%) CSS3
9 8 (23.53%) HTML5
9 8 (23.53%) CIW
9 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Java SE
9 8 (23.53%) Data Structures
9 8 (23.53%) Java 11
9 8 (23.53%) Full Stack Development

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) AWS
2 6 (17.65%) SaaS
3 4 (11.76%) GCP
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.82%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (23.53%) Games
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 4 (11.76%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
1 11 (32.35%) Java Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Java Software Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Games Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Software Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Trainee
3 8 (23.53%) Trainee Software Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Trainee Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Java Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Coach
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Spring
2 16 (47.06%) React
3 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) CSS3
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) Java SE
6 6 (17.65%) Apache Avro
6 6 (17.65%) Kafka
7 4 (11.76%) Node.js
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
9 2 (5.88%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
9 2 (5.88%) RESTful
10 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.94%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) Functional Programming
4 8 (23.53%) Full Stack Development
4 8 (23.53%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) OOP
4 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Microservices
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) Fintech
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Data Science
7 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.82%) Active Listening
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Coaching
8 3 (8.82%) Self-Awareness
8 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) Java 11
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CIW
1 8 (23.53%) OCA
1 8 (23.53%) OCP
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (8.82%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Consul
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle