The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Java Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 94 86
Rank change year-on-year +46 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 57 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.77% 1.63% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 1.67% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 6
Median salary £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -10.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £61,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1110 1254 1196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.59% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 707 672 766
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (63.22%) Spring
4 54 (62.07%) Relational Database
5 44 (50.57%) TDD
6 40 (45.98%) SQL
7 38 (43.68%) Finance
8 37 (42.53%) RDBMS
9 27 (31.03%) Hibernate
10 24 (27.59%) XML
11 22 (25.29%) OO
11 22 (25.29%) Multithreading
12 21 (24.14%) SOAP
13 20 (22.99%) Scrum
14 19 (21.84%) Banking
14 19 (21.84%) Unix
15 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
16 16 (18.39%) Web Services
16 16 (18.39%) JUnit
17 15 (17.24%) Maven
18 14 (16.09%) DB2
18 14 (16.09%) Degree
18 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.09%) REST
19 13 (14.94%) BDD
19 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
20 12 (13.79%) JSON
20 12 (13.79%) J2EE
20 12 (13.79%) JMS
21 11 (12.64%) SOA

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 8 (9.20%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (62.07%) Relational Database
2 37 (42.53%) RDBMS
3 14 (16.09%) DB2
4 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.60%) KDB
7 4 (4.60%) Kdb+
8 3 (3.45%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.30%) Big Data
10 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) JUnit
2 15 (17.24%) Maven
3 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
5 11 (12.64%) Ant
6 10 (11.49%) Selenium
7 9 (10.34%) Hudson
7 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
8 7 (8.05%) Gradle
9 6 (6.90%) Subversion
10 5 (5.75%) JIRA
11 4 (4.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
13 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
14 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
General
1 38 (43.68%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Front Office
3 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) Spring
2 27 (31.03%) Hibernate
3 24 (27.59%) XML
4 21 (24.14%) SOAP
5 16 (18.39%) Web Services
6 14 (16.09%) REST
7 12 (13.79%) J2EE
7 12 (13.79%) JMS
7 12 (13.79%) JSON
8 11 (12.64%) RESTful
9 8 (9.20%) HTML
10 7 (8.05%) CSS
11 5 (5.75%) Protocol Buffers
11 5 (5.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (5.75%) XSLT
12 4 (4.60%) Spring Boot
13 3 (3.45%) Apache Camel
13 3 (3.45%) Ext JS
13 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (2.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.75%) Derivative
2 5 (5.75%) OTC Derivatives
2 5 (5.75%) Tandem
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Unix
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Android
3 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.57%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) Multithreading
3 22 (25.29%) OO
4 20 (22.99%) Scrum
5 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.94%) BDD
7 11 (12.64%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.64%) SOA
7 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.34%) Prototyping
9 9 (10.34%) Refactoring
10 8 (9.20%) SDLC
10 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (5.75%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (45.98%) SQL
3 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) Python
6 5 (5.75%) C#
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) GraphQL
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) Scala
9 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.15%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (5.75%) EMIR
1 5 (5.75%) MiFID
2 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) IBM
2 8 (9.20%) Sybase
3 5 (5.75%) Perforce
3 5 (5.75%) Splunk
4 2 (2.30%) Reuters
4 2 (2.30%) Twitter
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