Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 627 575 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 27.97% 25.51% 22.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.03% 40.58% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 406 209 268
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 £32,500 £31,719
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,100 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

Java 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 1457 1417 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.99% 62.87% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 921 692 859
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 388 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (38.76%) TDD
3 202 (32.22%) Spring
4 184 (29.35%) Finance
5 171 (27.27%) SQL
6 150 (23.92%) Relational Database
7 142 (22.65%) Scrum
8 136 (21.69%) JavaScript
9 132 (21.05%) Hibernate
10 131 (20.89%) Python
11 121 (19.30%) Test Automation
12 118 (18.82%) OO
13 114 (18.18%) Big Data
14 103 (16.43%) BDD
15 102 (16.27%) Oracle
16 87 (13.88%) Multithreading
17 84 (13.40%) J2EE
18 81 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
19 76 (12.12%) SDLC
19 76 (12.12%) RDBMS
20 75 (11.96%) Software Engineering
21 74 (11.80%) Unit Testing
22 73 (11.64%) NoSQL
23 72 (11.48%) Mentoring
23 72 (11.48%) AngularJS
24 71 (11.32%) Concurrent Programming
24 71 (11.32%) Web Services
24 71 (11.32%) Banking
25 70 (11.16%) C#
26 66 (10.53%) C++

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 44 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 32 (5.10%) JBoss
3 27 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.87%) Confluence
5 17 (2.71%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.44%) Jetty
8 8 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.12%) Apache
10 6 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.80%) GemFire
12 4 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.48%) Drupal
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.32%) CMS
14 2 (0.32%) IIS
15 1 (0.16%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Endur
2 3 (0.48%) Pega PRPC
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (2.87%) GitHub
3 16 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.55%) Internet
2 12 (1.91%) Telnet
3 11 (1.75%) SSL
4 8 (1.28%) AMQP
4 8 (1.28%) HTTP
5 6 (0.96%) SSH
6 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.16%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (23.92%) Relational Database
2 114 (18.18%) Big Data
3 76 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 73 (11.64%) NoSQL
5 64 (10.21%) SQL Server
6 63 (10.05%) MongoDB
7 48 (7.66%) Hadoop
8 25 (3.99%) MySQL
9 22 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (3.19%) Oracle Database
12 19 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (2.71%) DB2
13 17 (2.71%) HBase
14 15 (2.39%) Redis
15 10 (1.59%) Neo4j
16 8 (1.28%) Couchbase
16 8 (1.28%) Riak
17 7 (1.12%) Blockchain
18 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (9.89%) JUnit
2 48 (7.66%) JIRA
3 46 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 45 (7.18%) Selenium
5 41 (6.54%) Maven
6 39 (6.22%) Jenkins
7 31 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 27 (4.31%) Subversion
9 19 (3.03%) TeamCity
10 15 (2.39%) Mockito
11 11 (1.75%) JMeter
12 10 (1.59%) JBehave
13 9 (1.44%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.44%) FitNesse
14 8 (1.28%) Appium
14 8 (1.28%) Calabash
14 8 (1.28%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.28%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.12%) Ant
15 7 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 184 (29.35%) Finance
2 71 (11.32%) Banking
3 40 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 14 (2.23%) Front Office
5 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.44%) Advertising
6 9 (1.44%) Retail
7 8 (1.28%) Prime Brokerage
8 4 (0.64%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 437 (69.70%) Developer
2 302 (48.17%) Java Developer
3 138 (22.01%) Senior Developer
4 95 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (7.34%) Lead Developer
6 45 (7.18%) Python Developer
7 43 (6.86%) Lead Java Developer
8 38 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 33 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 33 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 26 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
12 23 (3.67%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.51%) Consultant
14 20 (3.19%) Senior Python Developer
15 19 (3.03%) Big Data Developer
15 19 (3.03%) Tester
16 16 (2.55%) Senior Applications Developer
16 16 (2.55%) Test Engineer
17 15 (2.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (32.22%) Spring
2 132 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 84 (13.40%) J2EE
4 72 (11.48%) AngularJS
5 71 (11.32%) Web Services
6 66 (10.53%) RESTful
7 64 (10.21%) HTML
8 63 (10.05%) XML
9 61 (9.73%) SOAP
10 50 (7.97%) JSON
11 48 (7.66%) REST
12 40 (6.38%) CSS
13 35 (5.58%) JMS
14 34 (5.42%) HTML5
15 31 (4.94%) jQuery
16 27 (4.31%) Node.js
16 27 (4.31%) React
17 26 (4.15%) Java EE
18 25 (3.99%) .NET
19 20 (3.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.74%) Robotics
4 34 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.47%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.67%) User Experience
7 22 (3.51%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.59%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.28%) Equities
10 8 (1.28%) NHS
11 7 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.12%) Tandem
12 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.80%) DataPower
14 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.64%) Photography
14 4 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.21%) Linux
2 51 (8.13%) Unix
3 24 (3.83%) Windows
4 17 (2.71%) Android
5 12 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.80%) AIX
7 5 (0.80%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (38.76%) TDD
3 142 (22.65%) Scrum
4 121 (19.30%) Test Automation
5 118 (18.82%) OO
6 103 (16.43%) BDD
7 87 (13.88%) Multithreading
8 76 (12.12%) SDLC
9 75 (11.96%) Software Engineering
10 74 (11.80%) Unit Testing
11 72 (11.48%) Mentoring
12 71 (11.32%) Concurrent Programming
13 64 (10.21%) Open Source
14 50 (7.97%) Microservices
15 45 (7.18%) Kanban
15 45 (7.18%) Machine Learning
16 44 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (6.54%) Analytics
18 39 (6.22%) Risk Management
19 34 (5.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 171 (27.27%) SQL
2 136 (21.69%) JavaScript
3 131 (20.89%) Python
4 70 (11.16%) C#
5 66 (10.53%) C++
6 39 (6.22%) Ruby
7 29 (4.63%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.35%) PHP
9 19 (3.03%) Scala
10 12 (1.91%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.59%) Perl
12 10 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.44%) Groovy
13 9 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.12%) Clojure
15 6 (0.96%) COBOL
16 5 (0.80%) R
17 4 (0.64%) C
18 3 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (8.93%) Degree
2 23 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.48%) PhD
5 2 (0.32%) ISEB
5 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.32%) OCA
5 2 (0.32%) OCP
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.10%) QA
2 7 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) MiFID
4 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.32%) EMIR
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (3.51%) Docker
2 11 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (3.67%) Ansible
2 19 (3.03%) Puppet
3 15 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.28%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.16%) logstash
5 1 (0.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 102 (16.27%) Oracle
2 36 (5.74%) IBM
3 20 (3.19%) TIBCO
4 15 (2.39%) Sybase
5 13 (2.07%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.28%) Cognizant
7 6 (0.96%) Informatica
7 6 (0.96%) Perforce
7 6 (0.96%) Reuters
8 5 (0.80%) Google
8 5 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.64%) OpenLink
9 4 (0.64%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) Nintex
10 3 (0.48%) Pega
11 2 (0.32%) Citrix
11 2 (0.32%) Cognos
11 2 (0.32%) F5
11 2 (0.32%) Netezza
11 2 (0.32%) Zend