Java Software Engineer Jobs in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
UK > Scotland

The median Java Software Engineer salary in Scotland is £58,250 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 37 189 209
Rank change year-on-year +152 +20 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 454 28 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.17% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.48% 0.62% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 19
10th Percentile - £38,900 £39,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,250 £57,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.30% -17.86% +47.37%
75th Percentile £91,934 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile - £71,750 £79,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £85,000 £67,845
% change year-on-year -20.59% +25.29% +23.35%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,791 4,512 5,321
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 92.23% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,256 2,477 2,922
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,749 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.61% +15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Scotland

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow +96 430 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Edinburgh +61 21 £66,500 - 5
Fife - 1 - -
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Java Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 454 (100.00%) Java
1 454 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 422 (92.95%) Finance
2 422 (92.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 418 (92.07%) Law
4 415 (91.41%) Agile
5 367 (80.84%) Operational Stability
6 356 (78.41%) SDLC
7 334 (73.57%) CI/CD
8 293 (64.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 293 (64.54%) Machine Learning
9 265 (58.37%) Spring
10 258 (56.83%) SQL
11 221 (48.68%) AWS
12 189 (41.63%) Community of Practice
13 174 (38.33%) Marketing
13 174 (38.33%) AngularJS
14 159 (35.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 159 (35.02%) Visualisation
15 147 (32.38%) Apache Spark
16 145 (31.94%) Legal
16 145 (31.94%) Risk Management
17 144 (31.72%) Algorithms
18 141 (31.06%) Full Stack Development
19 135 (29.74%) React
20 131 (28.85%) Big Data
21 122 (26.87%) NoSQL
22 120 (26.43%) Cloud Native
23 116 (25.55%) Spring Boot
23 116 (25.55%) Banking

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 147 (32.38%) Apache Spark
2 23 (5.07%) Apache
3 16 (3.52%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (2.20%) JBoss
4 10 (2.20%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (0.66%) GemFire
6 1 (0.22%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 221 (48.68%) AWS
2 28 (6.17%) Azure
2 28 (6.17%) GCP
3 27 (5.95%) Amazon EKS
4 21 (4.63%) Serverless
5 15 (3.30%) BlazeMeter
6 11 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.42%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.10%) GitHub
8 4 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.88%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (28.85%) Big Data
2 122 (26.87%) NoSQL
3 77 (16.96%) Hadoop
4 72 (15.86%) MongoDB
5 39 (8.59%) Relational Database
6 37 (8.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (6.39%) Apache Hive
8 26 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (3.52%) HBase
10 14 (3.08%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.42%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.66%) CockroachDB
12 3 (0.66%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 42 (9.25%) JUnit
2 30 (6.61%) Selenium
3 27 (5.95%) Jasmine
4 26 (5.73%) Cypress.io
4 26 (5.73%) Karma Test Runner
4 26 (5.73%) Protractor
4 26 (5.73%) WebDriver
5 20 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 19 (4.19%) Git
7 10 (2.20%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.88%) Maven
9 3 (0.66%) Jaeger
10 1 (0.22%) Mockito
General
1 422 (92.95%) Finance
1 422 (92.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 418 (92.07%) Law
3 174 (38.33%) Marketing
4 145 (31.94%) Legal
5 116 (25.55%) Banking
6 57 (12.56%) Influencing Skills
6 57 (12.56%) Investment Banking
7 55 (12.11%) Private Banking
8 21 (4.63%) Social Skills
9 13 (2.86%) Financial Institution
10 12 (2.64%) Public Sector
11 5 (1.10%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) Games
13 2 (0.44%) Police
14 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (58.37%) Spring
2 174 (38.33%) AngularJS
3 135 (29.74%) React
4 116 (25.55%) Spring Boot
5 88 (19.38%) J2EE
6 63 (13.88%) Kafka
7 54 (11.89%) RESTful
8 53 (11.67%) Hibernate
9 51 (11.23%) HTML
9 51 (11.23%) REST
9 51 (11.23%) Web Services
10 47 (10.35%) JMS
11 45 (9.91%) JSON
12 44 (9.69%) JPA
13 39 (8.59%) CSS
14 38 (8.37%) Node.js
14 38 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 38 (8.37%) XML
15 26 (5.73%) Jest
15 26 (5.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 144 (31.72%) Algorithms
2 120 (26.43%) Cloud Native
3 79 (17.40%) Public Cloud
4 46 (10.13%) Reference Data
5 39 (8.59%) Data Structures
6 38 (8.37%) Legacy Code
7 33 (7.27%) Onboarding
8 15 (3.30%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.66%) Replication
10 2 (0.44%) Distributed Systems
11 1 (0.22%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.41%) Unix
2 4 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 415 (91.41%) Agile
3 367 (80.84%) Operational Stability
4 356 (78.41%) SDLC
5 334 (73.57%) CI/CD
6 293 (64.54%) Artificial Intelligence
6 293 (64.54%) Machine Learning
7 189 (41.63%) Community of Practice
8 159 (35.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 159 (35.02%) Visualisation
9 145 (31.94%) Risk Management
10 141 (31.06%) Full Stack Development
11 112 (24.67%) Microservices
12 107 (23.57%) Decision-Making
13 79 (17.40%) Problem-Solving
14 73 (16.08%) Performance Tuning
15 68 (14.98%) Asset Management
16 62 (13.66%) Architectural Design
17 55 (12.11%) Investment Management
17 55 (12.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (100.00%) Java
2 258 (56.83%) SQL
3 80 (17.62%) Scala
4 66 (14.54%) Python
5 39 (8.59%) TypeScript
6 31 (6.83%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.08%) C#
8 10 (2.20%) Ruby
9 3 (0.66%) Groovy
10 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (4.19%) Degree
2 15 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.73%) SLA
2 13 (2.86%) Accessibility
System Software
1 20 (4.41%) Docker
2 16 (3.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (9.91%) Terraform
2 26 (5.73%) Kubernetes
3 18 (3.96%) Grafana
4 3 (0.66%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.66%) Kibana
4 3 (0.66%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.66%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 81 (17.84%) Oracle
2 20 (4.41%) Databricks
3 18 (3.96%) Dynatrace
3 18 (3.96%) SaltStack
3 18 (3.96%) Splunk
4 16 (3.52%) Cloudera
5 9 (1.98%) Google
6 4 (0.88%) IBM