Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 608 670 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.57% 29.35% 26.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.79% 43.73% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 458 439 259
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%

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 1,528 1,532 1,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 66.78% 67.10% 61.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 895 735
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 373 (61.35%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (47.86%) SQL
3 242 (39.80%) Python
4 228 (37.50%) Finance
5 215 (35.36%) TDD
6 197 (32.40%) Spring
7 180 (29.61%) Oracle
8 179 (29.44%) JavaScript
9 175 (28.78%) OO
10 171 (28.13%) SDLC
11 157 (25.82%) Hibernate
12 143 (23.52%) NoSQL
13 135 (22.20%) Software Engineering
14 131 (21.55%) BDD
15 128 (21.05%) HTML
16 127 (20.89%) Test Automation
17 118 (19.41%) Maven
18 113 (18.59%) AngularJS
19 111 (18.26%) OOP
20 110 (18.09%) Scrum
21 106 (17.43%) Relational Database
22 99 (16.28%) Docker
23 98 (16.12%) C#
24 97 (15.95%) PostgreSQL
25 92 (15.13%) Linux
26 87 (14.31%) Enterprise Software
27 86 (14.14%) Ansible
28 85 (13.98%) Unix
29 82 (13.49%) C++
30 78 (12.83%) Hadoop

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 31 (5.10%) JBoss
2 27 (4.44%) MQSeries
3 25 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.80%) Confluence
6 14 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.64%) Jetty
7 10 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.32%) GemFire
10 5 (0.82%) Apache
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Qpid
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.16%) Mule
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Mingle
2 1 (0.16%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.64%) PaaS
4 9 (1.48%) GitHub
5 5 (0.82%) SaaS
6 3 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.49%) Serverless
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.97%) HTTP
2 8 (1.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.49%) AMQP
4 2 (0.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) SAN
4 2 (0.33%) SNMP
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (23.52%) NoSQL
2 106 (17.43%) Relational Database
3 97 (15.95%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (12.83%) Hadoop
5 74 (12.17%) Big Data
6 65 (10.69%) MySQL
7 53 (8.72%) RDBMS
8 49 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (7.24%) MongoDB
10 34 (5.59%) OLTP
10 34 (5.59%) Oracle Database
11 27 (4.44%) DB2
12 24 (3.95%) Bigtable
13 13 (2.14%) MarkLogic
13 13 (2.14%) SQL Server
13 13 (2.14%) Sybase ASE
14 10 (1.64%) KDB
14 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 118 (19.41%) Maven
2 70 (11.51%) Git (software)
3 62 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 45 (7.40%) JUnit
5 38 (6.25%) Selenium
6 37 (6.09%) Cucumber
7 36 (5.92%) JIRA
8 23 (3.78%) Subversion
9 19 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.63%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.14%) JBehave
12 11 (1.81%) Hudson
13 10 (1.64%) FitNesse
13 10 (1.64%) SpecFlow
14 9 (1.48%) Appium
14 9 (1.48%) JMeter
15 8 (1.32%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.15%) Android Studio
16 7 (1.15%) Gatling
16 7 (1.15%) Jasmine
General
1 228 (37.50%) Finance
2 49 (8.06%) Banking
3 21 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 12 (1.97%) Games
5 9 (1.48%) Law
6 7 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Front Office
8 2 (0.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.33%) Retail
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 340 (55.92%) Developer
2 199 (32.73%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.99%) Software Engineer
4 64 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 60 (9.87%) Software Developer
6 57 (9.38%) Java Engineer
7 39 (6.41%) Technical Leader
8 38 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 36 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 35 (5.76%) Python Developer
11 34 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
12 32 (5.26%) Python Engineer
13 25 (4.11%) Lead Developer
14 24 (3.95%) Designer
15 21 (3.45%) Python Software Engineer
15 21 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
16 20 (3.29%) Analyst
17 18 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
17 18 (2.96%) Programmer
18 15 (2.47%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (32.40%) Spring
2 157 (25.82%) Hibernate
3 128 (21.05%) HTML
4 113 (18.59%) AngularJS
5 56 (9.21%) XML
6 49 (8.06%) Web Services
7 45 (7.40%) REST
8 43 (7.07%) CSS
8 43 (7.07%) J2EE
9 41 (6.74%) React
10 37 (6.09%) HTML5
11 32 (5.26%) .NET
12 28 (4.61%) Middleware
13 27 (4.44%) JMS
14 26 (4.28%) XML Schema
15 25 (4.11%) SOAP
16 22 (3.62%) RESTful
17 21 (3.45%) Node.js
18 20 (3.29%) jQuery
19 19 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.31%) Enterprise Software
2 72 (11.84%) User Experience
3 42 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 25 (4.11%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.29%) Robotics
8 10 (1.64%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.66%) IVR
12 4 (0.66%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.49%) Equities
13 3 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.33%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.33%) Clustering
14 2 (0.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.13%) Linux
2 85 (13.98%) Unix
3 19 (3.13%) Android
3 19 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.97%) Windows
5 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.33%) AIX
8 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (61.35%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (35.36%) TDD
3 175 (28.78%) OO
4 171 (28.13%) SDLC
5 135 (22.20%) Software Engineering
6 131 (21.55%) BDD
7 127 (20.89%) Test Automation
8 111 (18.26%) OOP
9 110 (18.09%) Scrum
10 73 (12.01%) Collaborative Working
11 71 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (11.51%) Software Delivery
13 66 (10.86%) Microservices
14 63 (10.36%) Multithreading
15 61 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
16 56 (9.21%) DevOps
17 51 (8.39%) Continuous Deployment
18 50 (8.22%) Unit Testing
19 47 (7.73%) Mentoring
20 42 (6.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 291 (47.86%) SQL
2 242 (39.80%) Python
3 179 (29.44%) JavaScript
4 98 (16.12%) C#
5 82 (13.49%) C++
6 71 (11.68%) PHP
7 60 (9.87%) PL/SQL
8 59 (9.70%) Ruby
9 33 (5.43%) Java 8
10 24 (3.95%) XPath
11 19 (3.13%) Perl
12 18 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.14%) Clojure
15 13 (2.14%) Scala
15 13 (2.14%) XQuery
16 8 (1.32%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.32%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (8.88%) Degree
2 7 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.99%) ISEB
3 6 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.16%) EMIR
2 1 (0.16%) GCP
2 1 (0.16%) MiFID
2 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (16.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) LXC
4 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (14.14%) Ansible
2 73 (12.01%) Puppet
3 13 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.15%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.33%) Rancher
7 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
7 1 (0.16%) Graphite
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.16%) Marathon
7 1 (0.16%) Mesos
7 1 (0.16%) Salt
7 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (29.61%) Oracle
2 44 (7.24%) Sybase
3 19 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.80%) IBM
5 13 (2.14%) Informatica
6 10 (1.64%) Google
6 10 (1.64%) VMware
6 10 (1.64%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.48%) Avaloq
7 9 (1.48%) Tableau
8 8 (1.32%) Citrix
8 8 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.32%) Netezza
8 8 (1.32%) Talend
9 7 (1.15%) Fiserv
9 7 (1.15%) SAP
9 7 (1.15%) Temenos
10 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.66%) Perforce
10 4 (0.66%) TOWER Software