Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 241 231 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.79% 12.21% 8.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.12% 12.61% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 185 133 162
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 2,381 1,832 2,578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.83% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,084 1,604
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,350
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 241 (100.00%) Java
2 187 (77.59%) Spring
3 156 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (56.43%) Hibernate
5 123 (51.04%) SQL
6 107 (44.40%) SDLC
7 102 (42.32%) Finance
8 100 (41.49%) Python
9 97 (40.25%) NoSQL
10 96 (39.83%) TDD
11 83 (34.44%) Maven
12 80 (33.20%) OO
13 72 (29.88%) JavaScript
13 72 (29.88%) Hadoop
14 70 (29.05%) HTML
15 69 (28.63%) Ansible
16 64 (26.56%) Docker
16 64 (26.56%) Puppet
17 59 (24.48%) Scrum
18 58 (24.07%) MySQL
19 54 (22.41%) Oracle
19 54 (22.41%) AngularJS
20 53 (21.99%) Enterprise Software
20 53 (21.99%) Multithreading
21 52 (21.58%) BDD
21 52 (21.58%) PHP
22 48 (19.92%) OOP
23 46 (19.09%) PostgreSQL
24 45 (18.67%) Concurrent Programming
24 45 (18.67%) Collaborative Working

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 31 (12.86%) JBoss
2 27 (11.20%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.47%) Apache Spark
4 17 (7.05%) WebLogic
5 16 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (6.64%) Jetty
6 10 (4.15%) GemFire
7 6 (2.49%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.41%) Tornado
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.24%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) AMQP
2 4 (1.66%) HTTP
2 4 (1.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) SNMP
3 1 (0.41%) SSH
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (40.25%) NoSQL
2 72 (29.88%) Hadoop
3 58 (24.07%) MySQL
4 46 (19.09%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (14.94%) MongoDB
6 33 (13.69%) Big Data
7 31 (12.86%) Relational Database
8 28 (11.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (9.54%) RDBMS
10 17 (7.05%) Couchbase
10 17 (7.05%) Redis
10 17 (7.05%) Riak
11 14 (5.81%) DB2
12 10 (4.15%) Blockchain
12 10 (4.15%) SQL Server
13 3 (1.24%) MarkLogic
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.24%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 83 (34.44%) Maven
2 32 (13.28%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
4 21 (8.71%) JUnit
5 18 (7.47%) Cucumber
5 18 (7.47%) Selenium
6 17 (7.05%) FitNesse
6 17 (7.05%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.32%) Gradle
7 8 (3.32%) JIRA
8 7 (2.90%) Ant
8 7 (2.90%) Subversion
9 4 (1.66%) GitLab
9 4 (1.66%) Hudson
9 4 (1.66%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.83%) DbUnit
10 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.83%) jMock
10 2 (0.83%) Mockito
10 2 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 102 (42.32%) Finance
2 14 (5.81%) Banking
3 10 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.32%) Advertising
5 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.24%) Front Office
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (77.59%) Spring
2 136 (56.43%) Hibernate
3 70 (29.05%) HTML
4 54 (22.41%) AngularJS
5 33 (13.69%) Web Services
6 30 (12.45%) J2EE
6 30 (12.45%) SOAP
7 26 (10.79%) REST
8 24 (9.96%) JMS
9 22 (9.13%) JSON
9 22 (9.13%) XML
10 17 (7.05%) HTML5
11 16 (6.64%) RESTful
12 13 (5.39%) Drools
13 9 (3.73%) CSS
13 9 (3.73%) jQuery
13 9 (3.73%) Spring MVC
14 8 (3.32%) React
15 6 (2.49%) JDBC
16 5 (2.07%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.99%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.47%) User Experience
3 15 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.15%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.07%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.07%) Robotics
7 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.24%) Derivative
8 3 (1.24%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.83%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.41%) AS400
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.41%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.37%) Unix
2 19 (7.88%) Linux
3 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.24%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (44.40%) SDLC
3 96 (39.83%) TDD
4 80 (33.20%) OO
5 59 (24.48%) Scrum
6 53 (21.99%) Multithreading
7 52 (21.58%) BDD
8 48 (19.92%) OOP
9 45 (18.67%) Collaborative Working
9 45 (18.67%) Concurrent Programming
10 41 (17.01%) Mentoring
11 36 (14.94%) Test Automation
12 24 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (9.13%) Unit Testing
14 20 (8.30%) Software Engineering
15 18 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (6.64%) OOD
16 16 (6.64%) Software Delivery
17 15 (6.22%) Analytics
18 14 (5.81%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 241 (100.00%) Java
2 123 (51.04%) SQL
3 100 (41.49%) Python
4 72 (29.88%) JavaScript
5 52 (21.58%) PHP
6 20 (8.30%) Ruby
7 17 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.56%) Java 8
9 9 (3.73%) C#
10 6 (2.49%) C++
11 5 (2.07%) Perl
11 5 (2.07%) Scala
11 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.24%) XQuery
13 2 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.83%) Clojure
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.41%) Java 9
14 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.83%) OCA
4 2 (0.83%) OCP
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.83%) EMIR
2 2 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 64 (26.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (28.63%) Ansible
2 64 (26.56%) Puppet
3 20 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.05%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.41%) Marathon
5 1 (0.41%) Mesos
Vendors
1 54 (22.41%) Oracle
2 19 (7.88%) Sybase
3 10 (4.15%) IBM
4 5 (2.07%) Informatica
4 5 (2.07%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.24%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.83%) Perforce
6 2 (0.83%) Reuters
6 2 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) Splunk