Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 674 654 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.54% 26.50% 20.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.74% 43.28% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 439 257 243
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,500 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1541 1511 1388
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 67.53% 61.22% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 898 719 806
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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

Salary histogram for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Java.

1 396 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (35.16%) Finance
3 233 (34.57%) TDD
4 224 (33.23%) Relational Database
5 203 (30.12%) Spring
6 190 (28.19%) SQL
7 156 (23.15%) OO
8 147 (21.81%) Python
9 134 (19.88%) Hibernate
10 129 (19.14%) Big Data
11 121 (17.95%) Scrum
12 117 (17.36%) JavaScript
13 111 (16.47%) RDBMS
14 102 (15.13%) Oracle
15 100 (14.84%) Test Automation
16 99 (14.69%) Greenfield Project
17 96 (14.24%) Banking
18 91 (13.50%) Multithreading
19 89 (13.20%) J2EE
19 89 (13.20%) SDLC
20 87 (12.91%) Software Engineering
21 86 (12.76%) C++
22 83 (12.31%) C#
23 82 (12.17%) Web Services
24 80 (11.87%) Unit Testing
25 77 (11.42%) Degree
26 74 (10.98%) Mentoring
27 72 (10.68%) BDD
28 71 (10.53%) XML
28 71 (10.53%) SOAP

Java
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 46 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.30%) Apache Spark
3 28 (4.15%) JBoss
4 19 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.37%) Confluence
6 9 (1.34%) Apache
6 9 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.74%) Jetty
9 4 (0.59%) GemFire
9 4 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.59%) SAS
10 3 (0.45%) Drupal
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.30%) IIS
12 1 (0.15%) CICS
12 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.82%) GitHub
3 14 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.19%) SSL
2 7 (1.04%) Internet
3 5 (0.74%) HTTP
3 5 (0.74%) LAN
3 5 (0.74%) WAN
4 4 (0.59%) AMQP
4 4 (0.59%) SSH
5 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) SNMP
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (33.23%) Relational Database
2 129 (19.14%) Big Data
3 111 (16.47%) RDBMS
4 63 (9.35%) SQL Server
5 60 (8.90%) MongoDB
5 60 (8.90%) NoSQL
6 41 (6.08%) Hadoop
7 31 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (4.30%) DB2
9 24 (3.56%) HBase
10 22 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (3.12%) MySQL
12 17 (2.52%) Neo4j
12 17 (2.52%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.19%) KDB
14 7 (1.04%) Kdb+
14 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.89%) DataStage
16 5 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (9.79%) JUnit
2 58 (8.61%) Maven
3 53 (7.86%) Jenkins
4 50 (7.42%) Git (software)
5 49 (7.27%) Selenium
6 43 (6.38%) JIRA
7 33 (4.90%) Cucumber
8 27 (4.01%) TeamCity
9 25 (3.71%) Subversion
10 21 (3.12%) Ant
11 16 (2.37%) Hudson
12 13 (1.93%) JMeter
12 13 (1.93%) Mockito
13 12 (1.78%) Gradle
13 12 (1.78%) JBehave
14 9 (1.34%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.34%) FitNesse
15 8 (1.19%) Appium
15 8 (1.19%) Calabash
16 7 (1.04%) Gatling
General
1 237 (35.16%) Finance
2 96 (14.24%) Banking
3 48 (7.12%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.67%) Front Office
5 13 (1.93%) Retail
5 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.04%) Legal
6 7 (1.04%) Prime Brokerage
7 5 (0.74%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Games
9 3 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 480 (71.22%) Developer
2 330 (48.96%) Java Developer
3 156 (23.15%) Senior Developer
4 105 (15.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 75 (11.13%) Lead Developer
6 67 (9.94%) Lead Java Developer
7 60 (8.90%) Python Developer
8 44 (6.53%) Applications Developer
9 38 (5.64%) Software Developer
10 34 (5.04%) Software Engineer
11 31 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
13 28 (4.15%) Big Data Developer
14 27 (4.01%) Senior Python Developer
15 24 (3.56%) Java Engineer
16 21 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
17 20 (2.97%) Consultant
18 19 (2.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 19 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
18 19 (2.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (30.12%) Spring
2 134 (19.88%) Hibernate
3 89 (13.20%) J2EE
4 82 (12.17%) Web Services
5 71 (10.53%) SOAP
5 71 (10.53%) XML
6 66 (9.79%) HTML
7 59 (8.75%) RESTful
8 53 (7.86%) AngularJS
9 48 (7.12%) JSON
10 46 (6.82%) CSS
11 42 (6.23%) REST
12 38 (5.64%) JMS
13 37 (5.49%) Java EE
14 35 (5.19%) Node.js
15 32 (4.75%) HTML5
16 27 (4.01%) jQuery
17 26 (3.86%) .NET
18 24 (3.56%) React
19 22 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.69%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.64%) Client/Server
4 37 (5.49%) Robotics
5 36 (5.34%) Computer Science
6 30 (4.45%) Data Structures
7 22 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.26%) User Experience
8 9 (1.34%) Derivative
9 8 (1.19%) NHS
9 8 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.04%) Equities
10 7 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
10 7 (1.04%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.04%) Tandem
11 5 (0.74%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.59%) DataPower
12 4 (0.59%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.59%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.50%) Unix
2 57 (8.46%) Linux
3 24 (3.56%) Windows
4 14 (2.08%) Android
5 12 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.74%) AIX
7 5 (0.74%) Solaris
7 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
7 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (34.57%) TDD
3 156 (23.15%) OO
4 121 (17.95%) Scrum
5 100 (14.84%) Test Automation
6 91 (13.50%) Multithreading
7 89 (13.20%) SDLC
8 87 (12.91%) Software Engineering
9 80 (11.87%) Unit Testing
10 74 (10.98%) Mentoring
11 72 (10.68%) BDD
12 66 (9.79%) Open Source
13 55 (8.16%) Concurrent Programming
13 55 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (7.86%) Analytics
14 53 (7.86%) SOA
15 49 (7.27%) Machine Learning
16 47 (6.97%) Risk Management
17 40 (5.93%) Microservices
17 40 (5.93%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 190 (28.19%) SQL
2 147 (21.81%) Python
3 117 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 86 (12.76%) C++
5 83 (12.31%) C#
6 33 (4.90%) Ruby
7 24 (3.56%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.12%) PHP
8 21 (3.12%) Scala
9 20 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.67%) Perl
11 12 (1.78%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.48%) Groovy
13 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.04%) VB
16 6 (0.89%) COBOL
17 5 (0.74%) C
18 4 (0.59%) GraphQL
19 3 (0.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 77 (11.42%) Degree
2 33 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.45%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.30%) OCA
6 2 (0.30%) OCP
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.71%) QA
2 15 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.34%) MiFID
4 6 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.89%) EMIR
System Software
1 22 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (2.97%) Docker
3 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.78%) Ansible
2 10 (1.48%) Puppet
3 7 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.59%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.45%) Chronos
5 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.45%) Marathon
6 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 102 (15.13%) Oracle
2 41 (6.08%) IBM
3 25 (3.71%) Sybase
4 20 (2.97%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.63%) Perforce
6 8 (1.19%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.19%) Informatica
7 6 (0.89%) Cognos
7 6 (0.89%) Netezza
7 6 (0.89%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.74%) Splunk
8 5 (0.74%) Verint
9 4 (0.59%) DataFlux
10 3 (0.45%) F5
10 3 (0.45%) Pega
10 3 (0.45%) Reuters
11 2 (0.30%) Citrix
11 2 (0.30%) VMware
11 2 (0.30%) Zend