Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 158 216
Rank change year-on-year -7 +58 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 64 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 0.83% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.86% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 21
Scotland median annual salary £33,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.95% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,375 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,625 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +16.25%

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 5,359 4,513 5,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.35% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,545 2,887 3,825
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +10 50 £32,000 -36.00% 6
Glasgow -30 11 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Dundee -12 2 £35,000 -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 34 (53.13%) Degree
3 34 (53.13%) Git (software)
4 30 (46.88%) SQL
5 28 (43.75%) C++
6 27 (42.19%) SOAP
7 26 (40.63%) RESTful
8 25 (39.06%) Big Data
9 24 (37.50%) .NET
10 23 (35.94%) C#
10 23 (35.94%) Windows
10 23 (35.94%) SOA
11 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
11 22 (34.38%) Swing
11 22 (34.38%) GIS
11 22 (34.38%) NetBeans
11 22 (34.38%) Visualisation
11 22 (34.38%) WPF
11 22 (34.38%) Robotics
11 22 (34.38%) Software Testing
11 22 (34.38%) Numerate Degree
11 22 (34.38%) Innovative Thinking
12 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
14 16 (25.00%) Spring
14 16 (25.00%) Hibernate
15 14 (21.88%) TDD
16 11 (17.19%) Maven
16 11 (17.19%) MongoDB

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 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) GitHub
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DSL
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) Big Data
2 22 (34.38%) GIS
3 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.13%) DB2
8 2 (3.13%) MySQL
9 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 34 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (34.38%) NetBeans
2 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
3 11 (17.19%) Maven
4 10 (15.63%) Subversion
5 7 (10.94%) Ant
5 7 (10.94%) JUnit
6 3 (4.69%) Mockito
7 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) Selenium
8 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (1.56%) Mocha
8 1 (1.56%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) SOAP
2 26 (40.63%) RESTful
3 24 (37.50%) .NET
4 22 (34.38%) Swing
4 22 (34.38%) WPF
5 16 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 16 (25.00%) Spring
6 10 (15.63%) CSS
6 10 (15.63%) HTML
7 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.94%) CSS3
8 7 (10.94%) HTML5
9 6 (9.38%) React
9 6 (9.38%) REST
10 4 (6.25%) Web Services
11 3 (4.69%) Node.js
11 3 (4.69%) XML
12 2 (3.13%) Ext JS
12 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
13 1 (1.56%) Apache MINA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Robotics
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Social Media
3 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Fintech
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.50%) Android
3 8 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 23 (35.94%) SOA
3 22 (34.38%) Innovative Thinking
3 22 (34.38%) Software Testing
3 22 (34.38%) Visualisation
4 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.88%) TDD
6 6 (9.38%) Scrum
6 6 (9.38%) SDLC
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) BDD
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.69%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.69%) Microservices
9 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) SQL
3 28 (43.75%) C++
4 23 (35.94%) C#
5 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.06%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) C
8 2 (3.13%) GraphQL
8 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) Lisp
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Degree
2 22 (34.38%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Sybase
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle