Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Java Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 391 342 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.90% 6.61% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 6.89% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 244 187 243
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,650 £33,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5451 4962 6098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3083 3922
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 282 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Edinburgh -18 113 £45,000 - 15
Dundee -5 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Orkney Islands - 3 £40,750 -
Stirling -7 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 391 (100.00%) Java
2 245 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (53.45%) Spring
4 182 (46.55%) TDD
5 136 (34.78%) Hibernate
6 112 (28.64%) JavaScript
7 99 (25.32%) SQL
8 95 (24.30%) Finance
9 86 (21.99%) Relational Database
10 76 (19.44%) Scrum
11 70 (17.90%) HTML
12 67 (17.14%) Software Engineering
13 65 (16.62%) SOAP
13 65 (16.62%) Mentoring
13 65 (16.62%) BDD
14 64 (16.37%) MongoDB
14 64 (16.37%) Test Automation
15 63 (16.11%) NoSQL
16 62 (15.86%) OO
17 60 (15.35%) J2EE
17 60 (15.35%) Big Data
18 59 (15.09%) Web Services
19 58 (14.83%) Oracle
19 58 (14.83%) RESTful
19 58 (14.83%) Greenfield Project
20 56 (14.32%) SDLC
20 56 (14.32%) RDBMS
21 50 (12.79%) Open Source
21 50 (12.79%) Multithreading
21 50 (12.79%) Concurrent Programming

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 33 (8.44%) Tomcat
2 27 (6.91%) JBoss
3 15 (3.84%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.30%) Apache
4 9 (2.30%) Jetty
4 9 (2.30%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.79%) Confluence
5 7 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.02%) GemFire
8 2 (0.51%) CMS
8 2 (0.51%) nginx
8 2 (0.51%) WildFly
9 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.26%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.12%) GitHub
3 16 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) AMQP
1 9 (2.30%) Internet
2 7 (1.79%) SSH
2 7 (1.79%) SSL
3 4 (1.02%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.99%) Relational Database
2 64 (16.37%) MongoDB
3 63 (16.11%) NoSQL
4 60 (15.35%) Big Data
5 56 (14.32%) RDBMS
6 43 (11.00%) Hadoop
7 34 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (7.67%) SQL Server
9 25 (6.39%) MySQL
10 17 (4.35%) DB2
11 15 (3.84%) Redis
12 11 (2.81%) Blockchain
13 9 (2.30%) Couchbase
13 9 (2.30%) Riak
14 8 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.05%) HBase
14 8 (2.05%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.53%) Neo4j
16 5 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (1.02%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 48 (12.28%) Maven
2 44 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.46%) JUnit
4 26 (6.65%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.63%) Subversion
6 21 (5.37%) JIRA
7 20 (5.12%) Selenium
8 15 (3.84%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.81%) Ant
9 11 (2.81%) Mockito
10 9 (2.30%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.30%) FitNesse
10 9 (2.30%) GitLab
10 9 (2.30%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.79%) DbUnit
11 7 (1.79%) jMock
11 7 (1.79%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.28%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.28%) IntelliJ
General
1 95 (24.30%) Finance
2 33 (8.44%) Banking
3 13 (3.32%) Advertising
4 12 (3.07%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.07%) Retail
5 8 (2.05%) Prime Brokerage
6 5 (1.28%) Marketing
6 5 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Front Office
8 2 (0.51%) Law
8 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (53.45%) Spring
2 136 (34.78%) Hibernate
3 70 (17.90%) HTML
4 65 (16.62%) SOAP
5 60 (15.35%) J2EE
6 59 (15.09%) Web Services
7 58 (14.83%) RESTful
8 47 (12.02%) AngularJS
9 45 (11.51%) REST
10 38 (9.72%) HTML5
10 38 (9.72%) XML
11 35 (8.95%) JSON
12 33 (8.44%) CSS
12 33 (8.44%) Java EE
13 27 (6.91%) JMS
13 27 (6.91%) React
14 18 (4.60%) .NET
14 18 (4.60%) CSS3
14 18 (4.60%) JPA
14 18 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.83%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.81%) User Experience
6 10 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.05%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.79%) NHS
8 7 (1.79%) Tandem
9 5 (1.28%) Equities
9 5 (1.28%) Fintech
10 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.77%) Digital Signage
12 2 (0.51%) Derivative
12 2 (0.51%) Photography
13 1 (0.26%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.44%) Unix
2 30 (7.67%) Linux
3 23 (5.88%) Windows
4 15 (3.84%) Android
5 12 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.05%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.51%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (46.55%) TDD
3 76 (19.44%) Scrum
4 67 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 65 (16.62%) BDD
5 65 (16.62%) Mentoring
6 64 (16.37%) Test Automation
7 62 (15.86%) OO
8 56 (14.32%) SDLC
9 50 (12.79%) Concurrent Programming
9 50 (12.79%) Multithreading
9 50 (12.79%) Open Source
10 45 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (9.46%) Microservices
12 34 (8.70%) Analytics
13 33 (8.44%) Unit Testing
14 25 (6.39%) Kanban
15 22 (5.63%) Coaching
16 20 (5.12%) Open Source Development
16 20 (5.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 391 (100.00%) Java
2 112 (28.64%) JavaScript
3 99 (25.32%) SQL
4 44 (11.25%) Python
5 32 (8.18%) C#
6 18 (4.60%) PHP
7 17 (4.35%) C++
8 16 (4.09%) Scala
9 13 (3.32%) Ruby
10 10 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.02%) C
13 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.77%) Clojure
14 3 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.51%) Groovy
16 1 (0.26%) F#
16 1 (0.26%) VB
16 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (6.65%) Degree
2 14 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.26%) OCA
5 1 (0.26%) OCP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (6.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (4.60%) Ansible
1 18 (4.60%) Puppet
2 14 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.30%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.77%) Rancher
5 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (14.83%) Oracle
2 18 (4.60%) Sybase
3 15 (3.84%) IBM
4 9 (2.30%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.28%) Reuters
6 3 (0.77%) VMware
7 2 (0.51%) Alterian
7 2 (0.51%) Perforce
7 2 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.26%) Informatica
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat