Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 249 187 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.13% 27.66% 17.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.56% 39.70% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 153 90 189
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,125 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £39,374
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £56,525
90th Percentile £86,000 £70,125 £72,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 742 471 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 51.03% 69.67% 63.46%
Number of salaries quoted 518 322 779
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,625 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,785 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -5.26%
75th Percentile £61,250 £63,438 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 162 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (36.14%) AWS
3 72 (28.92%) React
4 71 (28.51%) Microservices
5 69 (27.71%) JavaScript
6 63 (25.30%) Software Engineering
6 63 (25.30%) Test Automation
7 60 (24.10%) Mentoring
8 56 (22.49%) Git (software)
9 55 (22.09%) TDD
10 53 (21.29%) Spring
11 52 (20.88%) Social Skills
12 49 (19.68%) Python
13 47 (18.88%) DevOps
14 44 (17.67%) RESTful
15 42 (16.87%) QA
16 41 (16.47%) BDD
17 39 (15.66%) Spring Boot
17 39 (15.66%) Security Cleared
18 38 (15.26%) SC Cleared
19 35 (14.06%) SQL
19 35 (14.06%) Azure
19 35 (14.06%) AngularJS
20 34 (13.65%) Node.js
21 33 (13.25%) REST Assured
21 33 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
22 32 (12.85%) C#
23 31 (12.45%) Web Services
23 31 (12.45%) SDLC
24 30 (12.05%) Scrum

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 13 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.82%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.61%) Apache
4 5 (2.01%) Confluence
5 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.80%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 90 (36.14%) AWS
2 35 (14.06%) Azure
3 20 (8.03%) GCP
4 19 (7.63%) GitHub
5 11 (4.42%) SaaS
6 6 (2.41%) npm
7 5 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.20%) IaaS
9 3 (1.20%) Serverless
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.80%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.80%) PaaS
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.40%) Google Play
11 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.01%) 3G
1 5 (2.01%) 4G
1 5 (2.01%) Internet
1 5 (2.01%) MQTT
1 5 (2.01%) VPN
1 5 (2.01%) WAN
2 3 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) DMZ
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.04%) MongoDB
2 24 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.43%) Big Data
4 14 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 12 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.42%) Redis
7 10 (4.02%) Apache Hive
8 9 (3.61%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.20%) Tableau
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.80%) MySQL
11 2 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.40%) KDB
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.40%) Power BI
12 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (22.49%) Git (software)
2 33 (13.25%) REST Assured
3 29 (11.65%) JMeter
3 29 (11.65%) Postman
4 25 (10.04%) Newman
5 20 (8.03%) JIRA
6 16 (6.43%) Selenium
7 12 (4.82%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.61%) Maven
9 8 (3.21%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.81%) Cypress.io
10 7 (2.81%) JUnit
11 6 (2.41%) Subversion
12 5 (2.01%) Ant
12 5 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.01%) Gradle
12 5 (2.01%) webpack
12 5 (2.01%) Zephyr
13 4 (1.61%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 52 (20.88%) Social Skills
2 25 (10.04%) Finance
3 22 (8.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 17 (6.83%) Public Sector
5 13 (5.22%) Presentation Skills
6 11 (4.42%) Banking
7 10 (4.02%) Law
8 7 (2.81%) Retail
9 6 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.01%) Electronics
11 4 (1.61%) Publishing
12 3 (1.20%) Marketing
12 3 (1.20%) Wearables
13 2 (0.80%) Military
14 1 (0.40%) Advertising
14 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.40%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 100 (40.16%) Developer
2 55 (22.09%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.65%) Software Engineer
4 25 (10.04%) Analyst
4 25 (10.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 25 (10.04%) Test Analyst
5 21 (8.43%) Software Developer
6 20 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.62%) Architect
7 14 (5.62%) Java Engineer
8 11 (4.42%) Technical Trainer
8 11 (4.42%) Trainer
9 10 (4.02%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (2.81%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.41%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.01%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.01%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.01%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.01%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (2.01%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.92%) React
2 53 (21.29%) Spring
3 44 (17.67%) RESTful
4 39 (15.66%) Spring Boot
5 35 (14.06%) AngularJS
6 34 (13.65%) Node.js
7 31 (12.45%) Web Services
8 26 (10.44%) .NET
8 26 (10.44%) Hibernate
9 23 (9.24%) Kafka
10 17 (6.83%) HTML
11 15 (6.02%) REST
12 13 (5.22%) SOAP
13 9 (3.61%) CSS
14 8 (3.21%) GraphQL
14 8 (3.21%) J2EE
14 8 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (3.21%) Vue.js
15 6 (2.41%) .NET Core
15 6 (2.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.02%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.02%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.61%) BBC
6 7 (2.81%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (2.41%) LIMS
8 5 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.01%) User Experience
8 5 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.20%) Life Science
9 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.80%) DataPower
11 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.84%) Linux
2 13 (5.22%) Unix
3 11 (4.42%) Windows
4 10 (4.02%) Android
5 9 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.51%) Microservices
3 63 (25.30%) Software Engineering
3 63 (25.30%) Test Automation
4 60 (24.10%) Mentoring
5 55 (22.09%) TDD
6 47 (18.88%) DevOps
7 41 (16.47%) BDD
8 33 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (12.45%) SDLC
10 30 (12.05%) Scrum
11 29 (11.65%) Full Stack Development
12 26 (10.44%) Integration Testing
12 26 (10.44%) Performance Testing
13 24 (9.64%) API Testing
14 23 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (8.84%) OO
16 17 (6.83%) OOP
17 16 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.71%) JavaScript
2 49 (19.68%) Python
3 35 (14.06%) SQL
4 32 (12.85%) C#
5 26 (10.44%) Scala
6 23 (9.24%) Java 8
7 19 (7.63%) C++
8 12 (4.82%) TypeScript
9 11 (4.42%) Ruby
10 9 (3.61%) Kotlin
11 8 (3.21%) C
12 7 (2.81%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.81%) Clojure
12 7 (2.81%) Go
13 6 (2.41%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.41%) Perl
13 6 (2.41%) PHP
13 6 (2.41%) R
13 6 (2.41%) VB
14 5 (2.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.26%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.43%) Degree
4 6 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.20%) CITP
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.87%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (9.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.81%) Terraform
3 3 (1.20%) Ansible
3 3 (1.20%) Puppet
4 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Consul
5 1 (0.40%) Grafana
5 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (8.43%) Google
2 15 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (4.82%) Oracle
4 9 (3.61%) Talend
5 6 (2.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.01%) Databricks
7 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.61%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.61%) SAP
7 4 (1.61%) StreamSets
8 3 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe
9 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.80%) Pega
10 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco
10 1 (0.40%) F5
10 1 (0.40%) Okta
10 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.40%) Twitter