Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 39 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 244 352 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.17% 6.52% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 6.83% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 131 239 242
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,200 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -

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 4,504 5,152 5,383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.46% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,744 3,354 3,435
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,384 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -2 142 £50,000 - 19
Edinburgh -25 88 £48,750 -2.50% 19
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £60,000 -
Dundee -11 1 £37,500 -3.85% 3
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Java
2 147 (60.25%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (41.39%) SQL
4 100 (40.98%) Spring
5 87 (35.66%) Git (software)
6 76 (31.15%) Mentoring
7 73 (29.92%) JavaScript
7 73 (29.92%) Java 8
8 62 (25.41%) HTML
8 62 (25.41%) Jenkins
9 59 (24.18%) Oracle
10 57 (23.36%) AngularJS
11 53 (21.72%) CSS
11 53 (21.72%) TDD
12 50 (20.49%) DevOps
13 49 (20.08%) Microservices
14 45 (18.44%) Hibernate
15 42 (17.21%) Relational Database
16 39 (15.98%) React
16 39 (15.98%) Spring Boot
16 39 (15.98%) PL/SQL
17 38 (15.57%) OO
17 38 (15.57%) Big Data
18 37 (15.16%) TeamCity
19 35 (14.34%) jQuery
19 35 (14.34%) Finance
20 32 (13.11%) Software Engineering
21 31 (12.70%) Artificial Intelligence
22 30 (12.30%) Robotics
22 30 (12.30%) REST

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 18 (7.38%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.28%) JBoss
4 5 (2.05%) Jetty
5 4 (1.64%) Apache
6 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.15%) Azure
2 10 (4.10%) AWS
3 6 (2.46%) GCP
4 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.21%) Relational Database
2 38 (15.57%) Big Data
3 15 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.92%) DB2
5 12 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.69%) MySQL
7 8 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.23%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.23%) Redis
10 3 (1.23%) Riak
11 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (35.66%) Git (software)
2 62 (25.41%) Jenkins
3 37 (15.16%) TeamCity
4 30 (12.30%) Gradle
5 18 (7.38%) Maven
6 14 (5.74%) JUnit
7 11 (4.51%) SonarQube
8 10 (4.10%) Ant
9 9 (3.69%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.69%) Hudson
9 9 (3.69%) Subversion
10 8 (3.28%) JIRA
10 8 (3.28%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.05%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.64%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.23%) CA Release Automation
13 3 (1.23%) NetBeans
14 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.82%) Flyway
14 2 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 35 (14.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.51%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.28%) Games
3 8 (3.28%) Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (40.98%) Spring
2 62 (25.41%) HTML
3 57 (23.36%) AngularJS
4 53 (21.72%) CSS
5 45 (18.44%) Hibernate
6 39 (15.98%) React
6 39 (15.98%) Spring Boot
7 35 (14.34%) jQuery
8 30 (12.30%) REST
9 29 (11.89%) RESTful
10 27 (11.07%) Web Services
11 24 (9.84%) JSON
12 19 (7.79%) SOAP
13 18 (7.38%) Java EE
14 15 (6.15%) HTML5
14 15 (6.15%) XML
15 14 (5.74%) RxJava
16 13 (5.33%) JDBC
17 12 (4.92%) J2EE
17 12 (4.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.30%) Robotics
2 15 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.46%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 2 (0.82%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.41%) Equities
9 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.41%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.07%) Linux
2 25 (10.25%) Unix
3 5 (2.05%) Android
4 4 (1.64%) Windows
5 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (60.25%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.15%) Mentoring
3 53 (21.72%) TDD
4 50 (20.49%) DevOps
5 49 (20.08%) Microservices
6 38 (15.57%) OO
7 32 (13.11%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 30 (12.30%) Front End Development
10 29 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (11.89%) Scrum
11 23 (9.43%) Fintech
12 21 (8.61%) Software Architecture
13 17 (6.97%) SDLC
14 16 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.15%) Test Automation
16 13 (5.33%) Computer Science
16 13 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 244 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (41.39%) SQL
3 73 (29.92%) Java 8
3 73 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.98%) PL/SQL
5 18 (7.38%) Kotlin
6 17 (6.97%) Python
7 12 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.69%) Perl
9 8 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.05%) Scala
11 4 (1.64%) ES6
11 4 (1.64%) Ruby
12 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.82%) C#
13 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.82%) R
13 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (6.15%) Degree
2 10 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.05%) OCA
3 5 (2.05%) OCP
3 5 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.23%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (12.30%) Ansible
2 11 (4.51%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 59 (24.18%) Oracle
2 3 (1.23%) IBM
2 3 (1.23%) Sybase
3 2 (0.82%) Google
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe
4 1 (0.41%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft