Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 196 173
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 45 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 13
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £43,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +7.41% +15.71%
10th Percentile £36,500 £30,125 £31,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £53,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 4,880 5,348 4,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.64% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,201 3,539 2,897
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £62,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 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
Edinburgh +11 32 £60,000 +20.00%
Glasgow +11 10 £47,500 +39.71% 1
Dundee +17 2 £40,500 -
Lothian - 1 £37,000 -
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (71.11%) Finance
4 31 (68.89%) JavaScript
4 31 (68.89%) Git (software)
5 30 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 29 (64.44%) Degree
7 28 (62.22%) SQL
7 28 (62.22%) .NET
8 26 (57.78%) Cucumber
9 25 (55.56%) C#
10 24 (53.33%) Windows
10 24 (53.33%) TDD
10 24 (53.33%) REST
11 23 (51.11%) BDD
11 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (48.89%) NUnit
12 22 (48.89%) XML
12 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
12 22 (48.89%) IIS
12 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
12 22 (48.89%) MVC
12 22 (48.89%) OO
12 22 (48.89%) Test Scripting
12 22 (48.89%) JSON
12 22 (48.89%) Software Testing
12 22 (48.89%) PowerShell
12 22 (48.89%) TeamCity
12 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
12 22 (48.89%) Open Source

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 22 (48.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Apigee
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Git (software)
2 30 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 26 (57.78%) Cucumber
4 22 (48.89%) NUnit
4 22 (48.89%) SpecFlow
4 22 (48.89%) TeamCity
5 6 (13.33%) Hudson
5 6 (13.33%) JIRA
6 4 (8.89%) Grunt
6 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
6 4 (8.89%) JSUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Subversion
6 4 (8.89%) webpack
7 1 (2.22%) PowerBuilder
General
1 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 24 (53.33%) REST
3 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (48.89%) Gherkin
3 22 (48.89%) JSON
3 22 (48.89%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) HTML5
4 6 (13.33%) React
4 6 (13.33%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.67%) Spring
7 2 (4.44%) CSS3
7 2 (4.44%) JMS
7 2 (4.44%) JSP
7 2 (4.44%) Kafka
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) TDD
3 23 (51.11%) BDD
3 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (48.89%) Agile Testing
4 22 (48.89%) API Testing
4 22 (48.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (48.89%) MVC
4 22 (48.89%) OO
4 22 (48.89%) Open Source
4 22 (48.89%) Process Improvement
4 22 (48.89%) Scenario Testing
4 22 (48.89%) SDET
4 22 (48.89%) Software Testing
4 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
4 22 (48.89%) Test Scripting
4 22 (48.89%) User Stories
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) SDLC
6 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (68.89%) JavaScript
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
4 25 (55.56%) C#
5 22 (48.89%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.89%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) F5
2 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) SAP