Java Developer Jobs in Scotland

Java Developer
UK > Scotland

The median Java Developer salary in Scotland is £60,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 197 120 108
Rank change year-on-year -77 -12 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 77 117 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.16% 2.45% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.71% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 58 98 92
10th Percentile £37,975 £42,625 £38,750
25th Percentile £42,000 £54,063 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,500 £65,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -6.92% +6.12% +22.50%
75th Percentile £70,938 £85,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £81,500 - £78,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,427 4,315 5,457
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 90.29% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 2,324 2,962
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,283 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.07% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,776 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

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 14 April 2024.

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 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -119 56 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Edinburgh +18 19 £61,000 -12.86% 1
Dundee - 2 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £72,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £60,000 -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Java Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 77 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (63.64%) Spring
3 47 (61.04%) Agile
4 39 (50.65%) Finance
5 34 (44.16%) AngularJS
6 33 (42.86%) CI/CD
7 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
8 27 (35.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 26 (33.77%) AWS
10 24 (31.17%) Banking
11 23 (29.87%) Law
12 22 (28.57%) Docker
12 22 (28.57%) Full Stack Development
12 22 (28.57%) Spring Boot
13 21 (27.27%) React
13 21 (27.27%) SDLC
14 19 (24.68%) TDD
14 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
15 18 (23.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (22.08%) REST
16 17 (22.08%) Artificial Intelligence
16 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
17 16 (20.78%) SQL
17 16 (20.78%) Degree
17 16 (20.78%) Computer Science
17 16 (20.78%) Design Patterns
18 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (18.18%) Microservices
19 14 (18.18%) Maven
19 14 (18.18%) Machine Learning

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.88%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.49%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.77%) AWS
2 8 (10.39%) Azure
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (5.19%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (5.19%) Serverless
4 3 (3.90%) Azure Pipelines
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.30%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Apache Hive
1 13 (16.88%) Big Data
2 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) DynamoDB
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.18%) Maven
3 12 (15.58%) GitLab
4 11 (14.29%) Git
5 10 (12.99%) CircleCI
6 5 (6.49%) JIRA
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) JUnit
8 3 (3.90%) Cypress.io
8 3 (3.90%) Mockito
8 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.60%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.30%) JHipster
10 1 (1.30%) Postman
General
1 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 27 (35.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 24 (31.17%) Banking
4 23 (29.87%) Law
5 13 (16.88%) Private Banking
6 10 (12.99%) Social Skills
7 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.90%) Front Office
8 3 (3.90%) Public Sector
9 2 (2.60%) Police
10 1 (1.30%) Advertising
10 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) Spring
2 34 (44.16%) AngularJS
3 22 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 21 (27.27%) React
5 17 (22.08%) REST
6 13 (16.88%) JSON
7 11 (14.29%) Kafka
8 10 (12.99%) CSS
8 10 (12.99%) HTML
9 7 (9.09%) Web Services
10 6 (7.79%) XML
11 5 (6.49%) SOAP
12 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.19%) J2EE
12 4 (5.19%) Java EE
12 4 (5.19%) JSP
12 4 (5.19%) OAuth
12 4 (5.19%) OpenID
12 4 (5.19%) Struts
13 3 (3.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Algorithms
1 13 (16.88%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.09%) Product Ownership
3 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (3.90%) IoT
5 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Reality
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.30%) Distributed Systems
7 1 (1.30%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Agile
2 33 (42.86%) CI/CD
3 22 (28.57%) Full Stack Development
4 21 (27.27%) SDLC
5 19 (24.68%) TDD
6 18 (23.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (22.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.78%) Computer Science
8 16 (20.78%) Design Patterns
9 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (18.18%) Machine Learning
10 14 (18.18%) Microservices
11 13 (16.88%) Asset Management
11 13 (16.88%) Community of Practice
11 13 (16.88%) Investment Management
11 13 (16.88%) Operational Stability
11 13 (16.88%) Scrum
11 13 (16.88%) Visualisation
11 13 (16.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.49%) Python
6 4 (5.19%) Groovy
7 3 (3.90%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Bash
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.90%) OCP
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Terraform
3 1 (1.30%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) ForgeRock
3 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.30%) Apple