Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 629 515 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.81% 26.29% 23.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.41% 39.40% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 484 331 297
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -1.91%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,125 £75,000 £66,550
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 1,596 1,307 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 65.49% 66.72% 57.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 751 788
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.80% -5.29%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 364 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (45.31%) SQL
3 269 (42.77%) Python
4 238 (37.84%) Spring
5 211 (33.55%) TDD
6 210 (33.39%) Finance
7 179 (28.46%) Hibernate
8 172 (27.34%) Oracle
9 171 (27.19%) SDLC
10 165 (26.23%) JavaScript
11 163 (25.91%) NoSQL
12 150 (23.85%) OO
13 142 (22.58%) BDD
14 137 (21.78%) Scrum
15 130 (20.67%) Maven
16 127 (20.19%) HTML
17 116 (18.44%) Software Engineering
17 116 (18.44%) Ansible
18 115 (18.28%) AngularJS
19 113 (17.97%) Test Automation
20 112 (17.81%) Docker
21 97 (15.42%) PHP
22 96 (15.26%) Enterprise Software
23 95 (15.10%) Hadoop
24 94 (14.94%) OOP
25 91 (14.47%) Linux
25 91 (14.47%) Puppet
26 89 (14.15%) C#
27 88 (13.99%) PostgreSQL
28 81 (12.88%) Relational Database

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 (7.00%) JBoss
2 36 (5.72%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.13%) Apache Spark
3 26 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.34%) Confluence
4 21 (3.34%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.86%) Jetty
6 17 (2.70%) MQSeries
7 11 (1.75%) GemFire
7 11 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.43%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.95%) Apache
11 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.64%) IIS
12 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.48%) Drupal
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.59%) GitHub
5 9 (1.43%) PaaS
5 9 (1.43%) SaaS
6 7 (1.11%) Office 365
7 4 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.32%) Serverless
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.34%) HTTP
2 13 (2.07%) Internet
3 5 (0.79%) Firewall
4 4 (0.64%) AMQP
4 4 (0.64%) SAN
4 4 (0.64%) SSL
5 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (25.91%) NoSQL
2 95 (15.10%) Hadoop
3 88 (13.99%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (12.88%) Relational Database
5 79 (12.56%) MySQL
6 69 (10.97%) Big Data
7 59 (9.38%) MongoDB
8 56 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (6.04%) RDBMS
10 30 (4.77%) Oracle Database
11 28 (4.45%) OLTP
12 27 (4.29%) SQL Server
13 23 (3.66%) DB2
14 16 (2.54%) Couchbase
14 16 (2.54%) Redis
14 16 (2.54%) Riak
15 15 (2.38%) Bigtable
16 7 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
16 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 130 (20.67%) Maven
2 64 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 58 (9.22%) Git (software)
4 50 (7.95%) JUnit
5 48 (7.63%) Selenium
6 45 (7.15%) Cucumber
7 40 (6.36%) JIRA
8 17 (2.70%) FitNesse
8 17 (2.70%) Subversion
9 16 (2.54%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.43%) JBehave
12 8 (1.27%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.27%) Gradle
12 8 (1.27%) JMeter
13 7 (1.11%) Ant
13 7 (1.11%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.95%) Hudson
14 6 (0.95%) Mockito
14 6 (0.95%) PHPUnit
General
1 210 (33.39%) Finance
2 44 (7.00%) Banking
3 28 (4.45%) Advertising
4 22 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.91%) Games
6 7 (1.11%) Back Office
7 5 (0.79%) Front Office
8 4 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Retail
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 374 (59.46%) Developer
2 233 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 91 (14.47%) Senior Developer
4 75 (11.92%) Software Engineer
5 61 (9.70%) Software Developer
6 59 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 53 (8.43%) Python Developer
8 47 (7.47%) Java Engineer
9 39 (6.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 37 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (4.93%) Senior Python Developer
12 28 (4.45%) Lead Developer
13 25 (3.97%) Technical Leader
14 23 (3.66%) Designer
15 21 (3.34%) Lead Java Developer
16 20 (3.18%) Python Engineer
16 20 (3.18%) Python Software Engineer
16 20 (3.18%) Solutions Designer
17 19 (3.02%) Lead Software Engineer
17 19 (3.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (37.84%) Spring
2 179 (28.46%) Hibernate
3 127 (20.19%) HTML
4 115 (18.28%) AngularJS
5 68 (10.81%) REST
6 66 (10.49%) Web Services
7 56 (8.90%) XML
8 45 (7.15%) SOAP
9 40 (6.36%) CSS
10 38 (6.04%) JSON
11 34 (5.41%) .NET
11 34 (5.41%) J2EE
12 33 (5.25%) HTML5
13 29 (4.61%) JMS
14 26 (4.13%) React
15 24 (3.82%) Middleware
16 23 (3.66%) Node.js
16 23 (3.66%) RESTful
17 21 (3.34%) jQuery
18 19 (3.02%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.26%) Enterprise Software
2 69 (10.97%) User Experience
3 35 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 22 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.86%) Robotics
9 9 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.64%) DataPower
13 4 (0.64%) Equities
13 4 (0.64%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.64%) IVR
14 3 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.47%) Linux
2 70 (11.13%) Unix
3 24 (3.82%) Windows
4 15 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.43%) Android
7 8 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.79%) AIX
8 5 (0.79%) Solaris
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (33.55%) TDD
3 171 (27.19%) SDLC
4 150 (23.85%) OO
5 142 (22.58%) BDD
6 137 (21.78%) Scrum
7 116 (18.44%) Software Engineering
8 113 (17.97%) Test Automation
9 94 (14.94%) OOP
10 79 (12.56%) Collaborative Working
11 74 (11.76%) Multithreading
12 73 (11.61%) Software Delivery
13 66 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (10.33%) DevOps
15 64 (10.17%) Mentoring
16 60 (9.54%) Unit Testing
17 59 (9.38%) Microservices
18 52 (8.27%) Concurrent Programming
19 49 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
20 41 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 285 (45.31%) SQL
2 269 (42.77%) Python
3 165 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.42%) PHP
5 89 (14.15%) C#
6 72 (11.45%) C++
7 67 (10.65%) Ruby
8 43 (6.84%) PL/SQL
9 31 (4.93%) Java 8
10 24 (3.82%) Bash Shell
11 20 (3.18%) Perl
12 16 (2.54%) XPath
13 11 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.59%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.43%) Clojure
15 9 (1.43%) Scala
16 6 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.79%) XQuery
18 4 (0.64%) C
18 4 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (7.95%) Degree
2 13 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.32%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.32%) OCA
5 2 (0.32%) OCP
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.32%) EMIR
2 2 (0.32%) MiFID
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 112 (17.81%) Docker
2 8 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 116 (18.44%) Ansible
2 91 (14.47%) Puppet
3 27 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.54%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.64%) logstash
5 4 (0.64%) SCOM
5 4 (0.64%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.32%) Kibana
7 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.32%) Mesos
7 2 (0.32%) Rancher
7 2 (0.32%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.16%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.16%) Marathon
Vendors
1 172 (27.34%) Oracle
2 36 (5.72%) Sybase
3 27 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.66%) IBM
5 15 (2.38%) VMware
6 14 (2.23%) Informatica
7 11 (1.75%) Google
8 8 (1.27%) Citrix
9 7 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.11%) Netezza
9 7 (1.11%) Tableau
9 7 (1.11%) Talend
10 6 (0.95%) Zend
11 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.64%) Cisco
11 4 (0.64%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.64%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.48%) Perforce