The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Java Software Engineer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 144 153
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 20 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 0.63% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 5
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 2266 2736 3005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.21% 95.07% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1703 1869
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,940 £58,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Scotland

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Edinburgh +13 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Glasgow +19 11 £40,000 -12.08% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
3 18 (52.94%) SDLC
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) Open Source
4 16 (47.06%) MongoDB
5 14 (41.18%) Open Source Development
5 14 (41.18%) Hadoop
6 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
7 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 12 (35.29%) Neo4j
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
9 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
10 8 (23.53%) CSS
11 7 (20.59%) OO
11 7 (20.59%) Subversion
11 7 (20.59%) Spring
11 7 (20.59%) Maven
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) Scrum
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
13 5 (14.71%) Web Services
13 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
13 5 (14.71%) Android
13 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (11.76%) JPA
14 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
14 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
14 4 (11.76%) JBoss

Java Software Engineer 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 4 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 14 (41.18%) Hadoop
3 12 (35.29%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Maven
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) FishEye
5 1 (2.94%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) Spring
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE
6 4 (11.76%) JPA
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) Java EE
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
7 3 (8.82%) JSF
8 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.88%) CSS3
8 2 (5.88%) Ext JS
8 2 (5.88%) HTML5
8 2 (5.88%) jBPM
8 2 (5.88%) Node.js
8 2 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) PACS
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 18 (52.94%) SDLC
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Open Source
4 14 (41.18%) Open Source Development
5 7 (20.59%) OO
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.94%) Lisp
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Google
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