Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 352 389 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.51% 6.90% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.83% 7.17% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 239 244 180
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.39%
10th Percentile £35,200 £35,000 £32,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 5,157 5,423 5,046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 96.15% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,350 3,459 3,099
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,775 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -13 192 £50,000 - 22
Edinburgh +17 149 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Stirling +8 4 £39,830 +13.80%
Dundee +13 3 £39,000 -2.50% 1
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 - 1
Lothian - 1 £37,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 352 (100.00%) Java
2 203 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (49.72%) Spring
4 149 (42.33%) SQL
5 146 (41.48%) JavaScript
6 136 (38.64%) Finance
7 124 (35.23%) Hibernate
8 105 (29.83%) HTML
9 96 (27.27%) TDD
10 90 (25.57%) OO
11 76 (21.59%) CSS
12 74 (21.02%) Oracle
13 73 (20.74%) Degree
13 73 (20.74%) SDLC
14 72 (20.45%) Git (software)
15 70 (19.89%) Test Automation
15 70 (19.89%) AngularJS
16 68 (19.32%) Web Services
17 65 (18.47%) Software Engineering
18 64 (18.18%) Jenkins
19 63 (17.90%) Relational Database
20 60 (17.05%) Maven
21 59 (16.76%) Python
22 57 (16.19%) NoSQL
23 54 (15.34%) BDD
23 54 (15.34%) Mentoring
23 54 (15.34%) Linux
23 54 (15.34%) Open Source
24 53 (15.06%) OOP
25 52 (14.77%) 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 23 (6.53%) JBoss
2 17 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.55%) IIS
4 12 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.84%) Confluence
7 9 (2.56%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.14%) Apache
9 4 (1.14%) Jetty
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) GemFire
11 1 (0.28%) Mule
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.56%) Slack
4 5 (1.42%) Apigee
5 4 (1.14%) GitHub
6 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.57%) PaaS
7 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) AMQP
2 5 (1.42%) HTTP
3 3 (0.85%) Internet
4 2 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.57%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.57%) SSL
4 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) SNMP
5 1 (0.28%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.90%) Relational Database
2 57 (16.19%) NoSQL
3 52 (14.77%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (13.35%) MySQL
5 45 (12.78%) RDBMS
6 43 (12.22%) Big Data
7 34 (9.66%) SQL Server
8 33 (9.38%) Hadoop
9 26 (7.39%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.69%) Blockchain
10 13 (3.69%) MarkLogic
10 13 (3.69%) Sybase ASE
11 9 (2.56%) SQLite
12 8 (2.27%) DB2
13 4 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.14%) KDB
13 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.14%) Redis
14 3 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 72 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 64 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 60 (17.05%) Maven
4 42 (11.93%) JUnit
5 37 (10.51%) Cucumber
5 37 (10.51%) TeamCity
6 25 (7.10%) Hudson
7 20 (5.68%) Selenium
8 18 (5.11%) JIRA
9 16 (4.55%) NUnit
9 16 (4.55%) SpecFlow
10 15 (4.26%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.69%) SoapUI
12 12 (3.41%) Subversion
13 9 (2.56%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.56%) git-flow
14 8 (2.27%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.99%) Jasmine
16 6 (1.70%) Gradle
16 6 (1.70%) Grunt
General
1 136 (38.64%) Finance
2 16 (4.55%) Banking
3 9 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 9 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.27%) Law
5 4 (1.14%) Electronics
5 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.14%) Marketing
5 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.57%) Games
6 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (49.72%) Spring
2 124 (35.23%) Hibernate
3 105 (29.83%) HTML
4 76 (21.59%) CSS
5 70 (19.89%) AngularJS
6 68 (19.32%) Web Services
7 49 (13.92%) REST
8 45 (12.78%) J2EE
8 45 (12.78%) XML
9 44 (12.50%) Java EE
10 41 (11.65%) Spring Boot
11 38 (10.80%) React
12 36 (10.23%) HTML5
13 35 (9.94%) jQuery
14 34 (9.66%) SOAP
15 32 (9.09%) .NET
15 32 (9.09%) RESTful
16 30 (8.52%) JMS
17 28 (7.95%) Node.js
18 25 (7.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.22%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (11.93%) Computer Science
3 30 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (7.39%) Fintech
5 24 (6.82%) Robotics
6 16 (4.55%) User Experience
7 10 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.27%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.34%) Linux
2 30 (8.52%) Unix
3 17 (4.83%) Windows
4 6 (1.70%) Android
5 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (27.27%) TDD
3 90 (25.57%) OO
4 73 (20.74%) SDLC
5 70 (19.89%) Test Automation
6 65 (18.47%) Software Engineering
7 54 (15.34%) BDD
7 54 (15.34%) Mentoring
7 54 (15.34%) Open Source
8 53 (15.06%) OOP
9 51 (14.49%) Microservices
10 50 (14.20%) Scrum
11 41 (11.65%) Multithreading
12 38 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (8.24%) Collaborative Working
15 28 (7.95%) Unit Testing
16 27 (7.67%) Artificial Intelligence
17 26 (7.39%) MVC
18 21 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 352 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (42.33%) SQL
3 146 (41.48%) JavaScript
4 59 (16.76%) Python
5 35 (9.94%) C#
5 35 (9.94%) PL/SQL
6 30 (8.52%) PHP
7 22 (6.25%) Java 8
8 18 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.83%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.26%) Perl
11 13 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.69%) XQuery
12 9 (2.56%) ES6
13 8 (2.27%) C++
13 8 (2.27%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.42%) Ruby
15 4 (1.14%) Scala
16 3 (0.85%) Java 9
17 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (20.74%) Degree
2 21 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) MBA
4 2 (0.57%) PhD
4 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 49 (13.92%) Docker
2 16 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (13.64%) Ansible
2 30 (8.52%) Puppet
3 11 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.85%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (21.02%) Oracle
2 22 (6.25%) Sybase
3 8 (2.27%) IBM
4 6 (1.70%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.70%) MuleSoft
5 5 (1.42%) Informatica
6 4 (1.14%) SAP
6 4 (1.14%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.57%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.57%) F5
7 2 (0.57%) Google
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.57%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.28%) New Relic
8 1 (0.28%) Solace
8 1 (0.28%) Splunk