Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 203 216
Rank change year-on-year +28 +13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 44 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 15 12
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.09% +13.04% +0.63%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £56,250 £52,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 4981 5559 6045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.04% 95.65% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3331 3823
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 27 July 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
Edinburgh +23 38 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Glasgow +30 21 £40,000 -12.09%
Dundee - 2 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 44 (100.00%) Java
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (63.64%) SDLC
3 24 (54.55%) Open Source
4 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) Neo4j
4 20 (45.45%) MongoDB
4 20 (45.45%) Hadoop
4 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 20 (45.45%) Open Source Development
5 12 (27.27%) C#
6 11 (25.00%) OO
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) C++
9 8 (18.18%) Spring
9 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
10 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
10 7 (15.91%) Maven
10 7 (15.91%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
10 7 (15.91%) Scrum
10 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) Python
10 7 (15.91%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS

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 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 20 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 20 (45.45%) Neo4j
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) FishEye
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) Spring
3 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) React
5 3 (6.82%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) GWT
7 1 (2.27%) Java EE
7 1 (2.27%) Java SE
7 1 (2.27%) JPA
7 1 (2.27%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) JSP
7 1 (2.27%) Servlets
7 1 (2.27%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Android
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (63.64%) SDLC
3 24 (54.55%) Open Source
4 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) Open Source Development
5 11 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) OOP
8 4 (9.09%) Kanban
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (6.82%) High Availability
9 3 (6.82%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
10 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.27%) OOD
11 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.18%) C++
6 7 (15.91%) Python
7 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.55%) Lisp
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) F#
9 1 (2.27%) GraphQL
9 1 (2.27%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
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