The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 43 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 198 159 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.47% 5.37% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 5.66% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 83 119 144
Median salary £50,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £70,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2245 2808 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.98% 94.77% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1827 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 125 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Edinburgh +27 84 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Dundee - 5 £45,000 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 374 (100.00%) Java
2 230 (61.50%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (41.18%) Relational Database
4 146 (39.04%) Spring
5 134 (35.83%) TDD
6 110 (29.41%) Degree
7 108 (28.88%) SQL
8 107 (28.61%) Finance
9 96 (25.67%) RDBMS
10 82 (21.93%) Hibernate
11 67 (17.91%) JavaScript
12 62 (16.58%) HTML
13 61 (16.31%) J2EE
13 61 (16.31%) OO
14 60 (16.04%) Open Source
15 59 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (15.51%) SOA
17 57 (15.24%) Scrum
18 52 (13.90%) Software Engineering
19 51 (13.64%) XML
20 48 (12.83%) Oracle
21 47 (12.57%) Maven
22 46 (12.30%) CSS
23 45 (12.03%) Web Services
23 45 (12.03%) Java EE
24 43 (11.50%) SOAP
24 43 (11.50%) Jenkins
25 40 (10.70%) Linux
26 39 (10.43%) Unix
26 39 (10.43%) SDLC

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 34 (9.09%) JBoss
2 28 (7.49%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.81%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.74%) CMS
5 13 (3.48%) Apache
5 13 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.14%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.34%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.07%) GemFire
11 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.53%) Liferay
11 2 (0.53%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) GIMP
1 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.34%) GitHub
3 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) Wireless
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) SMS
2 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 96 (25.67%) RDBMS
3 38 (10.16%) MongoDB
4 36 (9.63%) Big Data
5 25 (6.68%) DB2
6 23 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 20 (5.35%) Neo4j
8 17 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (4.28%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.74%) NoSQL
11 13 (3.48%) MySQL
11 13 (3.48%) SQL Server
12 11 (2.94%) Pentaho
13 8 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.60%) HBase
15 5 (1.34%) KDB
15 5 (1.34%) Kdb+
15 5 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.07%) Blockchain
16 4 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 47 (12.57%) Maven
2 43 (11.50%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.75%) Selenium
4 27 (7.22%) Subversion
5 24 (6.42%) JUnit
6 22 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.74%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.21%) Artifactory
8 12 (3.21%) JIRA
9 11 (2.94%) Ant
9 11 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (2.41%) PowerBuilder
10 9 (2.41%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.87%) Hudson
12 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.60%) Gradle
13 4 (1.07%) Mockito
13 4 (1.07%) PVCS
14 3 (0.80%) Concordion
14 3 (0.80%) JBehave
General
1 107 (28.61%) Finance
2 38 (10.16%) Banking
3 23 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.60%) Marketing
5 4 (1.07%) Back Office
5 4 (1.07%) Front Office
5 4 (1.07%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.80%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (39.04%) Spring
2 82 (21.93%) Hibernate
3 62 (16.58%) HTML
4 61 (16.31%) J2EE
5 51 (13.64%) XML
6 46 (12.30%) CSS
7 45 (12.03%) Java EE
7 45 (12.03%) Web Services
8 43 (11.50%) SOAP
9 28 (7.49%) JSON
10 27 (7.22%) jQuery
10 27 (7.22%) RESTful
11 26 (6.95%) REST
12 25 (6.68%) .NET
12 25 (6.68%) HTML5
12 25 (6.68%) JMS
13 21 (5.61%) JPA
14 20 (5.35%) JSP
15 17 (4.55%) AngularJS
16 16 (4.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.87%) Derivative
6 5 (1.34%) User Experience
7 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.07%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.27%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.27%) Tandem
10 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.70%) Linux
2 39 (10.43%) Unix
3 18 (4.81%) Android
4 17 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.53%) Windows
6 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (61.50%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (35.83%) TDD
3 61 (16.31%) OO
4 60 (16.04%) Open Source
5 59 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (15.51%) SOA
7 57 (15.24%) Scrum
8 52 (13.90%) Software Engineering
9 39 (10.43%) SDLC
10 35 (9.36%) Open Source Development
11 33 (8.82%) Microservices
12 32 (8.56%) BDD
13 25 (6.68%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.88%) MVC
15 21 (5.61%) Multithreading
15 21 (5.61%) OOD
16 19 (5.08%) Front End Development
17 16 (4.28%) Analytics
18 15 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (4.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 374 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (28.88%) SQL
3 67 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 35 (9.36%) Python
5 30 (8.02%) PL/SQL
6 23 (6.15%) Perl
7 19 (5.08%) C#
8 17 (4.55%) PHP
8 17 (4.55%) Ruby
8 17 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.28%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.87%) GraphQL
11 6 (1.60%) Scala
12 5 (1.34%) Clojure
12 5 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.80%) C++
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) Lua
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 110 (29.41%) Degree
2 23 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) HND
5 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) MiFID
3 4 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.07%) EMIR
3 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 48 (12.83%) Oracle
2 13 (3.48%) Sybase
3 11 (2.94%) Alterian
3 11 (2.94%) Talend
4 7 (1.87%) IBM
5 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.34%) SAP
6 5 (1.34%) Splunk
7 4 (1.07%) Google
7 4 (1.07%) Perforce
8 3 (0.80%) Twitter
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.53%) Vertica
9 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
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