Period
to 2 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 46 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 144 274 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.98% 5.19% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 5.44% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 108 202 269
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 2,779 5,034 5,530
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 95.34% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,789 3,364 3,796
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,950 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,200 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +4 92 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Edinburgh -23 37 £55,000 +7.32% 4
Aberdeen +4 10 £42,500 -
Dundee -2 1 £42,500 +9.68%
Renfrewshire - 1 £70,000 -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (54.86%) Spring
3 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (36.81%) Spring Boot
5 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 42 (29.17%) Microservices
6 42 (29.17%) Java 8
7 38 (26.39%) AWS
8 36 (25.00%) Finance
8 36 (25.00%) React
9 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
10 34 (23.61%) TDD
11 26 (18.06%) Docker
11 26 (18.06%) Relational Database
12 25 (17.36%) Banking
13 24 (16.67%) Degree
13 24 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 24 (16.67%) SQL
13 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 23 (15.97%) Jenkins
14 23 (15.97%) CSS
14 23 (15.97%) Maven
15 22 (15.28%) NoSQL
15 22 (15.28%) Web Services
16 21 (14.58%) Analytics
17 19 (13.19%) Azure
18 18 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (11.11%) OO
20 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
20 15 (10.42%) Gradle

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 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.64%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.39%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.39%) AWS
2 19 (13.19%) Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.39%) Serverless
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.69%) GCP
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
1 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.06%) Relational Database
2 22 (15.28%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (7.64%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.17%) MySQL
7 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) DB2
9 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.97%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.97%) Maven
3 15 (10.42%) Gradle
4 13 (9.03%) JUnit
5 12 (8.33%) Ant
6 11 (7.64%) Gerrit
6 11 (7.64%) Selenium
7 9 (6.25%) Subversion
8 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.69%) Hudson
9 1 (0.69%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 25 (17.36%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (54.86%) Spring
2 53 (36.81%) Spring Boot
3 36 (25.00%) React
4 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 24 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 23 (15.97%) CSS
6 22 (15.28%) Web Services
7 12 (8.33%) HTML
7 12 (8.33%) JSON
7 12 (8.33%) REST
8 10 (6.94%) XML
9 9 (6.25%) JAXB
9 9 (6.25%) RESTful
9 9 (6.25%) SAX
9 9 (6.25%) XSLT
10 7 (4.86%) Java EE
11 4 (2.78%) J2EE
11 4 (2.78%) Vue.js
12 3 (2.08%) Node.js
13 2 (1.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.17%) User Experience
3 4 (2.78%) NHS
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Windows
2 11 (7.64%) Windows Server
2 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2016
3 9 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.17%) Microservices
3 34 (23.61%) TDD
4 21 (14.58%) Analytics
5 18 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (11.11%) OO
7 13 (9.03%) DevOps
7 13 (9.03%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
9 11 (7.64%) Data Management
9 11 (7.64%) Multithreading
9 11 (7.64%) Multivariate Analysis
9 11 (7.64%) Performance Testing
9 11 (7.64%) Predictive Analytics
9 11 (7.64%) Web Application Development
10 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.25%) SDLC
12 8 (5.56%) Open Source
12 8 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 42 (29.17%) Java 8
4 24 (16.67%) SQL
5 15 (10.42%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.56%) Scala
7 7 (4.86%) Python
8 4 (2.78%) Clojure
8 4 (2.78%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.08%) Perl
10 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 26 (18.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (7.64%) Oracle
2 2 (1.39%) Google