Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 33 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 324 379 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.35% 6.86% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 7.10% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 229 258 183
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £36,850 £33,925 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 4,893 5,337 4,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.56% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,206 3,549 2,848
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £62,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -15 161 £50,000 - 28
Edinburgh +12 157 £49,000 +2.08% 24
Dundee +10 3 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Stirling +7 1 £46,000 +31.43%
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 - 1
Lothian - 1 £37,000 -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 324 (100.00%) Java
2 187 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (43.21%) Spring
4 137 (42.28%) SQL
5 135 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 111 (34.26%) Finance
7 101 (31.17%) Hibernate
8 91 (28.09%) HTML
9 89 (27.47%) OO
10 81 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 79 (24.38%) Oracle
12 76 (23.46%) TDD
13 74 (22.84%) Degree
14 71 (21.91%) CSS
15 68 (20.99%) Jenkins
16 66 (20.37%) AngularJS
17 65 (20.06%) Mentoring
17 65 (20.06%) Software Engineering
18 59 (18.21%) Test Automation
19 58 (17.90%) SDLC
20 55 (16.98%) Web Services
21 52 (16.05%) MySQL
21 52 (16.05%) NoSQL
22 51 (15.74%) Microservices
23 50 (15.43%) Open Source
23 50 (15.43%) Python
24 49 (15.12%) Linux
25 48 (14.81%) REST
26 47 (14.51%) Ansible
26 47 (14.51%) PostgreSQL

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 22 (6.79%) IIS
2 20 (6.17%) JBoss
3 10 (3.09%) Confluence
4 9 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.78%) Slack
4 5 (1.54%) Apigee
5 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.93%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.62%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Serverless
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.78%) AMQP
2 3 (0.93%) SSL
3 2 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.62%) HTTP
3 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.05%) MySQL
1 52 (16.05%) NoSQL
2 47 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (12.65%) SQL Server
4 40 (12.35%) Relational Database
5 39 (12.04%) Big Data
6 26 (8.02%) Hadoop
7 25 (7.72%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.94%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.40%) Blockchain
10 9 (2.78%) SQLite
11 7 (2.16%) MarkLogic
11 7 (2.16%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.16%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.93%) OLTP
13 2 (0.62%) GIS
13 2 (0.62%) OLAP
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 68 (20.99%) Jenkins
3 47 (14.51%) Maven
3 47 (14.51%) TeamCity
4 37 (11.42%) Cucumber
5 28 (8.64%) Hudson
5 28 (8.64%) JUnit
6 22 (6.79%) NUnit
6 22 (6.79%) SpecFlow
7 18 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 15 (4.63%) SoapUI
9 14 (4.32%) JIRA
10 12 (3.70%) IntelliJ
11 10 (3.09%) Selenium
12 9 (2.78%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.78%) git-flow
12 9 (2.78%) Subversion
13 7 (2.16%) Gradle
14 6 (1.85%) Ant
15 5 (1.54%) JSUnit
General
1 111 (34.26%) Finance
2 10 (3.09%) Banking
3 7 (2.16%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.85%) Law
5 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (43.21%) Spring
2 101 (31.17%) Hibernate
3 91 (28.09%) HTML
4 71 (21.91%) CSS
5 66 (20.37%) AngularJS
6 55 (16.98%) Web Services
7 48 (14.81%) REST
8 45 (13.89%) Java EE
9 41 (12.65%) jQuery
10 40 (12.35%) XML
11 39 (12.04%) Spring Boot
12 38 (11.73%) React
13 36 (11.11%) .NET
14 34 (10.49%) RESTful
15 31 (9.57%) JSON
16 28 (8.64%) Node.js
17 27 (8.33%) HTML5
18 26 (8.02%) J2EE
18 26 (8.02%) SOAP
19 25 (7.72%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (8.33%) Robotics
3 25 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (7.41%) Fintech
5 16 (4.94%) User Experience
6 10 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.93%) Blog
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.12%) Linux
2 24 (7.41%) Windows
3 17 (5.25%) Unix
4 5 (1.54%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (27.47%) OO
3 76 (23.46%) TDD
4 65 (20.06%) Mentoring
4 65 (20.06%) Software Engineering
5 59 (18.21%) Test Automation
6 58 (17.90%) SDLC
7 51 (15.74%) Microservices
8 50 (15.43%) Open Source
9 45 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (13.89%) OOP
10 42 (12.96%) Computer Science
11 39 (12.04%) BDD
12 33 (10.19%) MVC
12 33 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (9.57%) Artificial Intelligence
14 28 (8.64%) Multithreading
15 27 (8.33%) Unit Testing
16 25 (7.72%) Collaborative Working
16 25 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 324 (100.00%) Java
2 137 (42.28%) SQL
3 135 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 50 (15.43%) Python
5 37 (11.42%) PL/SQL
6 35 (10.80%) C#
7 30 (9.26%) Java 8
8 27 (8.33%) PHP
9 24 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.70%) Perl
11 11 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.78%) ES6
14 7 (2.16%) XQuery
15 4 (1.23%) C++
15 4 (1.23%) Java 9
15 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.62%) C
16 2 (0.62%) R
16 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (22.84%) Degree
2 22 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.31%) MBA
3 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (14.20%) Docker
2 24 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 47 (14.51%) Ansible
2 24 (7.41%) Puppet
3 20 (6.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.93%) Terraform
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (24.38%) Oracle
2 9 (2.78%) Sybase
3 6 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.93%) IBM
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.93%) New Relic
5 2 (0.62%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (0.62%) Aveksa
5 2 (0.62%) Blue Prism
5 2 (0.62%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.62%) F5
5 2 (0.62%) ForgeRock
5 2 (0.62%) Informatica
5 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.62%) SAP
5 2 (0.62%) UiPath
6 1 (0.31%) Google
6 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.31%) TIBCO