Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 275 192 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.06% 8.87% 9.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.60% 9.18% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 171 84 137
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.45% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2182 2092 2461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.63% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1169 1591
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 275 (100.00%) Java
2 187 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (57.09%) Spring
4 149 (54.18%) TDD
5 98 (35.64%) Hibernate
6 73 (26.55%) Finance
7 71 (25.82%) Relational Database
8 67 (24.36%) SQL
9 65 (23.64%) JavaScript
10 61 (22.18%) Scrum
11 56 (20.36%) Test Automation
11 56 (20.36%) BDD
12 55 (20.00%) Big Data
13 53 (19.27%) MongoDB
14 52 (18.91%) NoSQL
15 49 (17.82%) Greenfield Project
16 48 (17.45%) Mentoring
16 48 (17.45%) RDBMS
17 47 (17.09%) Concurrent Programming
18 46 (16.73%) Oracle
19 45 (16.36%) J2EE
19 45 (16.36%) SOAP
20 44 (16.00%) Multithreading
20 44 (16.00%) SDLC
21 41 (14.91%) Hadoop
22 40 (14.55%) OO
23 39 (14.18%) RESTful
24 38 (13.82%) Python
24 38 (13.82%) Software Engineering
25 34 (12.36%) HTML

Java Developer Skill Set
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 27 (9.82%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.91%) JBoss
3 15 (5.45%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.91%) Jetty
4 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.91%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.45%) Apache
7 4 (1.45%) Confluence
7 4 (1.45%) GemFire
8 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.64%) GitHub
4 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) Internet
2 8 (2.91%) AMQP
3 4 (1.45%) SSH
3 4 (1.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.82%) Relational Database
2 55 (20.00%) Big Data
3 53 (19.27%) MongoDB
4 52 (18.91%) NoSQL
5 48 (17.45%) RDBMS
6 41 (14.91%) Hadoop
7 26 (9.45%) SQL Server
8 21 (7.64%) MySQL
9 20 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (6.18%) DB2
11 14 (5.09%) Redis
12 9 (3.27%) Blockchain
13 8 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.91%) Couchbase
13 8 (2.91%) HBase
13 8 (2.91%) Riak
14 6 (2.18%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.45%) CouchDB
16 4 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 33 (12.00%) JUnit
2 26 (9.45%) Maven
3 24 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.91%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.55%) Selenium
6 17 (6.18%) JIRA
7 14 (5.09%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.36%) Subversion
9 10 (3.64%) Mockito
10 8 (2.91%) FitNesse
10 8 (2.91%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.18%) DbUnit
11 6 (2.18%) jMock
11 6 (2.18%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.82%) Ant
12 5 (1.82%) GitLab
12 5 (1.82%) Gradle
12 5 (1.82%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.82%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (26.55%) Finance
2 27 (9.82%) Banking
3 13 (4.73%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.91%) Prime Brokerage
5 7 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.73%) Front Office
7 2 (0.73%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (57.09%) Spring
2 98 (35.64%) Hibernate
3 45 (16.36%) J2EE
3 45 (16.36%) SOAP
4 39 (14.18%) RESTful
5 34 (12.36%) HTML
6 33 (12.00%) Web Services
7 32 (11.64%) XML
8 30 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 29 (10.55%) JSON
9 29 (10.55%) REST
10 24 (8.73%) JMS
11 20 (7.27%) HTML5
12 17 (6.18%) Java EE
12 17 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (5.82%) React
14 13 (4.73%) Apache Camel
15 11 (4.00%) CSS
15 11 (4.00%) JPA
16 10 (3.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.82%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.00%) User Experience
3 10 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.91%) Internet of Things
5 7 (2.55%) NHS
6 6 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.18%) Tandem
7 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.82%) Equities
8 4 (1.45%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.73%) Derivative
10 2 (0.73%) Photography
11 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.91%) Linux
1 19 (6.91%) Unix
2 10 (3.64%) Windows
3 5 (1.82%) Android
4 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (54.18%) TDD
3 61 (22.18%) Scrum
4 56 (20.36%) BDD
4 56 (20.36%) Test Automation
5 48 (17.45%) Mentoring
6 47 (17.09%) Concurrent Programming
7 44 (16.00%) Multithreading
7 44 (16.00%) SDLC
8 40 (14.55%) OO
9 38 (13.82%) Software Engineering
10 33 (12.00%) Analytics
10 33 (12.00%) Open Source
11 28 (10.18%) Microservices
12 26 (9.45%) Unit Testing
13 22 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (7.64%) Kanban
15 20 (7.27%) Open Source Development
16 17 (6.18%) Software Delivery
17 15 (5.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 275 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (24.36%) SQL
3 65 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.82%) Python
5 13 (4.73%) C#
6 12 (4.36%) C++
7 10 (3.64%) Ruby
8 9 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.27%) Scala
9 8 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.55%) PHP
11 5 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.73%) C
13 2 (0.73%) Clojure
14 1 (0.36%) Java 9
14 1 (0.36%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (5.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.36%) Degree
3 1 (0.36%) OCA
3 1 (0.36%) OCP
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (6.55%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.18%) Ansible
1 17 (6.18%) Puppet
2 13 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.91%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 46 (16.73%) Oracle
2 18 (6.55%) Sybase
3 14 (5.09%) IBM
4 8 (2.91%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.82%) Reuters
6 3 (1.09%) VMware
7 2 (0.73%) Perforce
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat