Java Engineer Jobs in Scotland

Java Engineer
UK > Scotland

The median Java Engineer salary in Scotland is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 36 181 191
Rank change year-on-year +145 +10 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 460 36 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.29% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 0.80% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 29
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £45,313 £43,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.73% +10.00%
75th Percentile £86,388 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,934 £89,318 £90,000
UK median annual salary £68,500 £87,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -21.71% +25.00% +12.00%

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 4,791 4,512 5,321
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 92.23% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,256 2,477 2,922
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,749 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.61% +15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Scotland

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Scotland

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Scotland

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 2 March 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 +95 430 £47,500 -17.39% 7
Edinburgh +60 27 £60,000 -32.12% 5
Fife - 1 - -
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 460 (100.00%) Java
2 454 (98.70%) Software Engineering
3 426 (92.61%) Finance
4 423 (91.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 421 (91.52%) Agile
6 419 (91.09%) Law
7 367 (79.78%) Operational Stability
8 356 (77.39%) SDLC
9 335 (72.83%) CI/CD
10 297 (64.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 293 (63.70%) Machine Learning
12 271 (58.91%) Spring
13 259 (56.30%) SQL
14 227 (49.35%) AWS
15 189 (41.09%) Community of Practice
16 174 (37.83%) AngularJS
16 174 (37.83%) Marketing
17 159 (34.57%) Visualisation
17 159 (34.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 147 (31.96%) Apache Spark
19 145 (31.52%) Legal
19 145 (31.52%) Risk Management
20 144 (31.30%) Algorithms
21 142 (30.87%) Full Stack Development
22 136 (29.57%) React
23 131 (28.48%) Big Data
24 123 (26.74%) NoSQL
25 121 (26.30%) Spring Boot
25 121 (26.30%) Cloud Native
26 117 (25.43%) Microservices

Java Engineer 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
1 147 (31.96%) Apache Spark
2 23 (5.00%) Apache
3 16 (3.48%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (2.17%) JBoss
4 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (0.65%) GemFire
6 1 (0.22%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 227 (49.35%) AWS
2 28 (6.09%) Azure
2 28 (6.09%) GCP
3 27 (5.87%) Amazon EKS
4 26 (5.65%) Serverless
5 15 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (3.26%) BlazeMeter
6 11 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.09%) GitHub
8 4 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (28.48%) Big Data
2 123 (26.74%) NoSQL
3 77 (16.74%) Hadoop
4 72 (15.65%) MongoDB
5 39 (8.48%) Relational Database
6 37 (8.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (6.30%) Apache Hive
8 27 (5.87%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (3.48%) HBase
10 14 (3.04%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.39%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.65%) CockroachDB
12 3 (0.65%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (9.35%) JUnit
2 30 (6.52%) Selenium
3 27 (5.87%) Cypress.io
3 27 (5.87%) Jasmine
4 26 (5.65%) Karma Test Runner
4 26 (5.65%) Protractor
4 26 (5.65%) WebDriver
5 20 (4.35%) Git
5 20 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.87%) Maven
8 3 (0.65%) Jaeger
9 2 (0.43%) Mockito
10 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 426 (92.61%) Finance
2 423 (91.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 419 (91.09%) Law
4 174 (37.83%) Marketing
5 145 (31.52%) Legal
6 116 (25.22%) Banking
7 57 (12.39%) Influencing Skills
7 57 (12.39%) Investment Banking
8 55 (11.96%) Private Banking
9 26 (5.65%) Social Skills
10 13 (2.83%) Financial Institution
11 12 (2.61%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.09%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.43%) Games
14 2 (0.43%) Police
15 1 (0.22%) Analytical Skills
15 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (58.91%) Spring
2 174 (37.83%) AngularJS
3 136 (29.57%) React
4 121 (26.30%) Spring Boot
5 88 (19.13%) J2EE
6 68 (14.78%) Kafka
7 56 (12.17%) REST
8 55 (11.96%) RESTful
9 53 (11.52%) Hibernate
10 51 (11.09%) HTML
10 51 (11.09%) Web Services
11 47 (10.22%) JMS
12 45 (9.78%) JSON
13 44 (9.57%) JPA
14 39 (8.48%) CSS
15 38 (8.26%) Node.js
15 38 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 38 (8.26%) XML
16 26 (5.65%) Jest
16 26 (5.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 144 (31.30%) Algorithms
2 121 (26.30%) Cloud Native
3 79 (17.17%) Public Cloud
4 46 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 39 (8.48%) Data Structures
6 38 (8.26%) Legacy Code
7 33 (7.17%) Onboarding
8 15 (3.26%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.43%) Distributed Systems
11 1 (0.22%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.35%) Unix
2 4 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (98.70%) Software Engineering
2 421 (91.52%) Agile
3 367 (79.78%) Operational Stability
4 356 (77.39%) SDLC
5 335 (72.83%) CI/CD
6 297 (64.57%) Artificial Intelligence
7 293 (63.70%) Machine Learning
8 189 (41.09%) Community of Practice
9 159 (34.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 159 (34.57%) Visualisation
10 145 (31.52%) Risk Management
11 142 (30.87%) Full Stack Development
12 117 (25.43%) Microservices
13 107 (23.26%) Decision-Making
14 79 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
15 73 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
16 68 (14.78%) Asset Management
17 62 (13.48%) Architectural Design
18 55 (11.96%) Investment Management
18 55 (11.96%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (100.00%) Java
2 259 (56.30%) SQL
3 80 (17.39%) Scala
4 67 (14.57%) Python
5 40 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 32 (6.96%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.04%) C#
8 10 (2.17%) Ruby
9 3 (0.65%) Groovy
10 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (4.13%) Degree
2 16 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.65%) SLA
2 14 (3.04%) Accessibility
System Software
1 20 (4.35%) Docker
2 16 (3.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (9.78%) Terraform
2 26 (5.65%) Kubernetes
3 18 (3.91%) Grafana
4 3 (0.65%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.65%) Kibana
4 3 (0.65%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.65%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 81 (17.61%) Oracle
2 20 (4.35%) Databricks
3 18 (3.91%) Dynatrace
3 18 (3.91%) SaltStack
3 18 (3.91%) Splunk
4 16 (3.48%) Cloudera
5 9 (1.96%) Google
6 5 (1.09%) Confluent
7 4 (0.87%) IBM