Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 116 119
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +33
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 18 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.86% 1.53% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 2.42% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 10
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £55,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.31% +23.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £33,285 £40,125 £41,875
90th Percentile £66,625 £75,000 £47,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £55,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.80% +23.89% +28.57%

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 1,348 1,446 1,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.34% 63.03% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 970 926 694
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +14.91% +0.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,875 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Glasgow

Java 8
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 8 in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Glasgow

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Spring
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 10 (55.56%) Microservices
4 8 (44.44%) React
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
7 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
7 5 (27.78%) Middleware
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Sybase
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Jetty
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) KDB
5 1 (5.56%) Kdb+
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Concordion
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 10 (55.56%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) React
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) Java EE
5 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 1 (5.56%) JPA
7 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Microservices
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Sybase
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO