The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 229 179 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.50% 6.32% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.04% 6.54% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 96 120
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

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 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +18 180 £57,500 +27.77% 16
Edinburgh +6 69 £43,750 -2.77% 8
Dundee - 1 - -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 417 (100.00%) Java
2 249 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (44.60%) Relational Database
4 182 (43.65%) TDD
5 170 (40.77%) Spring
6 128 (30.70%) RDBMS
7 124 (29.74%) Finance
8 114 (27.34%) SQL
9 104 (24.94%) Degree
10 95 (22.78%) Hibernate
11 90 (21.58%) OO
12 72 (17.27%) XML
13 66 (15.83%) SOAP
14 64 (15.35%) JavaScript
14 64 (15.35%) Open Source
15 62 (14.87%) MongoDB
15 62 (14.87%) Software Engineering
15 62 (14.87%) Big Data
16 60 (14.39%) Oracle
17 59 (14.15%) Web Services
18 57 (13.67%) Maven
19 56 (13.43%) SOA
20 55 (13.19%) J2EE
20 55 (13.19%) Greenfield Project
21 53 (12.71%) Scrum
22 52 (12.47%) Banking
22 52 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
23 51 (12.23%) Java EE
24 47 (11.27%) SDLC
25 46 (11.03%) Open Source Development

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 36 (8.63%) Tomcat
2 21 (5.04%) Apache Spark
3 19 (4.56%) Apache
3 19 (4.56%) CMS
4 12 (2.88%) JBoss
5 10 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.48%) Liferay
8 2 (0.48%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.24%) Jetty
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.68%) GitHub
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Wireless
2 2 (0.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (44.60%) Relational Database
2 128 (30.70%) RDBMS
3 62 (14.87%) Big Data
3 62 (14.87%) MongoDB
4 34 (8.15%) NoSQL
5 33 (7.91%) SQL Server
6 30 (7.19%) Hadoop
7 29 (6.95%) DB2
8 23 (5.52%) MySQL
9 22 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (5.28%) Neo4j
10 21 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (4.80%) HBase
12 15 (3.60%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.68%) KDB
13 7 (1.68%) Kdb+
14 5 (1.20%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.72%) Pentaho
16 2 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
17 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (13.67%) Maven
2 46 (11.03%) Jenkins
3 42 (10.07%) JUnit
4 31 (7.43%) Subversion
5 30 (7.19%) Git (software)
6 24 (5.76%) Selenium
7 20 (4.80%) Ant
8 18 (4.32%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.12%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.88%) JIRA
11 11 (2.64%) Hudson
12 10 (2.40%) Gradle
13 6 (1.44%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.44%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.20%) HttpUnit
14 5 (1.20%) JMeter
14 5 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.96%) Mockito
16 3 (0.72%) NetBeans
16 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 124 (29.74%) Finance
2 52 (12.47%) Banking
3 21 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.16%) Retail
5 6 (1.44%) Front Office
6 5 (1.20%) Legal
6 5 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (40.77%) Spring
2 95 (22.78%) Hibernate
3 72 (17.27%) XML
4 66 (15.83%) SOAP
5 59 (14.15%) Web Services
6 55 (13.19%) J2EE
7 51 (12.23%) Java EE
8 45 (10.79%) HTML
9 43 (10.31%) REST
10 36 (8.63%) JSON
11 32 (7.67%) RESTful
12 31 (7.43%) CSS
13 27 (6.47%) JMS
14 24 (5.76%) .NET
15 20 (4.80%) AngularJS
15 20 (4.80%) jQuery
16 19 (4.56%) JPA
17 17 (4.08%) JSP
17 17 (4.08%) Node.js
18 16 (3.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.19%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (5.76%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.92%) User Experience
7 6 (1.44%) NHS
7 6 (1.44%) Tandem
8 5 (1.20%) Derivative
8 5 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (0.96%) Photography
10 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.24%) STB
11 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.55%) Unix
2 36 (8.63%) Linux
3 19 (4.56%) Android
4 18 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.64%) Windows
6 4 (0.96%) Solaris
7 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (43.65%) TDD
3 90 (21.58%) OO
4 64 (15.35%) Open Source
5 62 (14.87%) Software Engineering
6 56 (13.43%) SOA
7 53 (12.71%) Scrum
8 52 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (11.27%) SDLC
10 46 (11.03%) Open Source Development
11 42 (10.07%) Mentoring
12 37 (8.87%) Multithreading
12 37 (8.87%) Test Automation
13 33 (7.91%) Unit Testing
14 32 (7.67%) Microservices
15 31 (7.43%) BDD
16 25 (6.00%) Analytics
16 25 (6.00%) Coaching
17 23 (5.52%) OOD
18 21 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 417 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (27.34%) SQL
3 64 (15.35%) JavaScript
4 36 (8.63%) Python
5 22 (5.28%) Perl
5 22 (5.28%) Ruby
6 21 (5.04%) PHP
7 18 (4.32%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.60%) C#
9 12 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.68%) GraphQL
10 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.68%) Scala
11 6 (1.44%) C++
12 3 (0.72%) Clojure
12 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.24%) C
13 1 (0.24%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 104 (24.94%) Degree
2 23 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
1 6 (1.44%) EMIR
1 6 (1.44%) MiFID
1 6 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 60 (14.39%) Oracle
2 17 (4.08%) Sybase
3 16 (3.84%) Alterian
4 13 (3.12%) IBM
5 7 (1.68%) Perforce
6 5 (1.20%) Splunk
7 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.72%) Reuters
8 3 (0.72%) Talend
8 3 (0.72%) Twitter
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.48%) Vertica
10 1 (0.24%) TIBCO
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