Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 188 228
Rank change year-on-year +9 +40 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 49 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.87% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 12
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -3.57% -11.58%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £54,250 £49,625
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +11 25 £40,000 -1.23%
Edinburgh +4 25 £40,000 -3.61%
Orkney Islands - 2 £42,000 -
Dundee -6 1 - -
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 18 (36.73%) Spring
4 16 (32.65%) SQL
5 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
5 15 (30.61%) SDLC
6 14 (28.57%) TDD
6 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (28.57%) C#
7 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
8 11 (22.45%) Degree
9 10 (20.41%) C++
9 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.37%) GitHub
10 9 (18.37%) SOAP
10 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.33%) Open Source
11 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
11 8 (16.33%) Open Source Development
11 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 7 (14.29%) Windows
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle
12 7 (14.29%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) Python
13 6 (12.24%) Unix

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 5 (10.20%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) GitHub
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.24%) Neo4j
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.16%) CouchDB
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Maven
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) GitLab
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Spock
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Spring
2 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
3 10 (20.41%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) SOAP
5 8 (16.33%) Web Services
6 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) REST
7 5 (10.20%) .NET
7 5 (10.20%) JSON
7 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (10.20%) RESTful
7 5 (10.20%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (8.16%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.12%) JPA
10 2 (4.08%) Drools
10 2 (4.08%) Java EE
11 1 (2.04%) HTML5
11 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.04%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.16%) Tandem
3 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Android
3 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.61%) SDLC
3 14 (28.57%) TDD
4 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source Development
8 7 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) Android Development
9 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (10.20%) Mobile Development
9 5 (10.20%) Process Management
9 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) C++
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Clojure
7 1 (2.04%) F#
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) Lisp
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle