Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 13 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 224 311 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.15% 14.11% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 14.90% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 155 212 132
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £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 2,370 2,087 2,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 94.69% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,711 1,263 1,428
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -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 20 July 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 20 July 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Java
2 165 (73.66%) Spring
3 145 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (57.59%) Hibernate
5 119 (53.13%) SQL
6 103 (45.98%) SDLC
7 98 (43.75%) Finance
8 90 (40.18%) TDD
9 84 (37.50%) OO
10 82 (36.61%) Python
11 81 (36.16%) JavaScript
12 80 (35.71%) HTML
12 80 (35.71%) NoSQL
13 77 (34.38%) Maven
14 63 (28.13%) Ansible
15 61 (27.23%) AngularJS
16 58 (25.89%) Docker
17 57 (25.45%) Hadoop
18 56 (25.00%) Puppet
19 55 (24.55%) Oracle
20 53 (23.66%) Enterprise Software
21 51 (22.77%) OOP
22 47 (20.98%) MySQL
23 46 (20.54%) Scrum
23 46 (20.54%) Multithreading
23 46 (20.54%) Collaborative Working
24 44 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
24 44 (19.64%) PHP
25 40 (17.86%) Unix
26 39 (17.41%) Test Automation

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 23 (10.27%) JBoss
2 22 (9.82%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.59%) Apache Spark
4 16 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.36%) Jetty
5 12 (5.36%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.23%) GemFire
6 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.89%) Apache
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.68%) GitHub
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) HTTP
1 6 (2.68%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) AMQP
3 2 (0.89%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 57 (25.45%) Hadoop
3 47 (20.98%) MySQL
4 44 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (16.96%) Relational Database
6 30 (13.39%) RDBMS
7 29 (12.95%) Big Data
8 22 (9.82%) MongoDB
9 21 (9.38%) DB2
10 19 (8.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (5.80%) Couchbase
11 13 (5.80%) Redis
12 12 (5.36%) Riak
13 11 (4.91%) MarkLogic
13 11 (4.91%) Sybase ASE
14 9 (4.02%) KDB
15 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.79%) SQL Server
16 3 (1.34%) Kdb+
17 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 77 (34.38%) Maven
2 27 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.61%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.48%) Cucumber
4 19 (8.48%) JUnit
4 19 (8.48%) Selenium
5 12 (5.36%) FitNesse
5 12 (5.36%) Vagrant
6 9 (4.02%) Subversion
7 7 (3.13%) JIRA
8 5 (2.23%) Hudson
9 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.79%) Gradle
9 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.34%) Ant
10 3 (1.34%) Grunt
10 3 (1.34%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.34%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.34%) webpack
11 1 (0.45%) Gatling
General
1 98 (43.75%) Finance
2 13 (5.80%) Banking
3 9 (4.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.79%) Law
5 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Front Office
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (73.66%) Spring
2 129 (57.59%) Hibernate
3 80 (35.71%) HTML
4 61 (27.23%) AngularJS
5 31 (13.84%) Web Services
6 28 (12.50%) JMS
7 26 (11.61%) J2EE
8 23 (10.27%) CSS
9 21 (9.38%) HTML5
9 21 (9.38%) XML
10 19 (8.48%) SOAP
11 17 (7.59%) RESTful
12 14 (6.25%) React
13 11 (4.91%) Apache Flex
13 11 (4.91%) Drools
13 11 (4.91%) jQuery
13 11 (4.91%) REST
14 8 (3.57%) JSON
15 7 (3.13%) Java EE
15 7 (3.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.66%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.14%) User Experience
3 15 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.13%) Robotics
6 5 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.34%) Derivative
8 3 (1.34%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.89%) Clustering
9 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.89%) Fintech
9 2 (0.89%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.45%) AS400
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.45%) Equities
10 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.86%) Unix
2 30 (13.39%) Linux
3 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.34%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (45.98%) SDLC
3 90 (40.18%) TDD
4 84 (37.50%) OO
5 51 (22.77%) OOP
6 46 (20.54%) Collaborative Working
6 46 (20.54%) Multithreading
6 46 (20.54%) Scrum
7 39 (17.41%) Test Automation
8 38 (16.96%) BDD
9 31 (13.84%) Mentoring
10 30 (13.39%) Software Engineering
11 25 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (10.71%) Concurrent Programming
13 19 (8.48%) Unit Testing
14 17 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (7.59%) Open Source
15 16 (7.14%) OOD
16 15 (6.70%) SOA
17 13 (5.80%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (53.13%) SQL
3 82 (36.61%) Python
4 81 (36.16%) JavaScript
5 44 (19.64%) PHP
6 15 (6.70%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.70%) Ruby
7 13 (5.80%) Java 8
7 13 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.91%) Perl
8 11 (4.91%) XQuery
9 10 (4.46%) C#
10 9 (4.02%) C++
11 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.68%) Scala
12 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) Clojure
13 1 (0.45%) Erlang
13 1 (0.45%) Groovy
13 1 (0.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 30 (13.39%) Degree
2 5 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.89%) EMIR
2 2 (0.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (25.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 63 (28.13%) Ansible
2 56 (25.00%) Puppet
3 14 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.36%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) Marathon
6 1 (0.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 55 (24.55%) Oracle
2 29 (12.95%) Sybase
3 7 (3.13%) IBM
4 4 (1.79%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.79%) Informatica
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.79%) MuleSoft
4 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.89%) Google
5 2 (0.89%) Perforce
5 2 (0.89%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.45%) Splunk
6 1 (0.45%) Twitter
6 1 (0.45%) VMware