The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 157 154
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 16 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.22% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 10
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Scotland

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in Scotland

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 15 £40,000 - 2
Edinburgh +2 12 £40,000 - 2
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Java Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (73.33%) Open Source Development
3 22 (73.33%) Open Source
4 20 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 20 (66.67%) Neo4j
4 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 20 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 20 (66.67%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.67%) Spring
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
10 3 (10.00%) Python
10 3 (10.00%) JBoss
10 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.00%) HTML
10 3 (10.00%) C#

Java Software 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 3 (10.00%) JBoss
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 20 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 20 (66.67%) Neo4j
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) SOAP
3 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.67%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) Drools
6 2 (6.67%) J2EE
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) jBPM
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) JPA
6 2 (6.67%) RichFaces
6 2 (6.67%) Spring Batch
6 2 (6.67%) XSD
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Tandem
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) Open Source
2 22 (73.33%) Open Source Development
3 20 (66.67%) SDLC
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Android Development
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (10.00%) Kanban
8 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.67%) Coaching
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Lisp
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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