Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Java Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 131 139
Rank change year-on-year +36 +8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 59 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.64% 0.78% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 0.82% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 2
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.98% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £40,550
90th Percentile £71,000 £50,000 £47,050
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.88% -20.00% +31.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,165 2,198 2,276
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 94.74% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,603 1,364 1,235
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,422 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Glasgow

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Glasgow

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Java Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (66.10%) Relational Database
3 38 (64.41%) Software Engineering
4 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (49.15%) TDD
5 29 (49.15%) Continuous Deployment
6 28 (47.46%) SQL
6 28 (47.46%) OO
7 26 (44.07%) NoSQL
8 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
9 24 (40.68%) Python
10 23 (38.98%) Unit Testing
11 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (37.29%) BDD
11 22 (37.29%) Finance
12 21 (35.59%) C++
12 21 (35.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (33.90%) Refactoring
13 20 (33.90%) XML
14 19 (32.20%) Linux
14 19 (32.20%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (30.51%) Ruby
15 18 (30.51%) C#
15 18 (30.51%) System Testing
16 17 (28.81%) XPath
16 17 (28.81%) Complex Event Processing
16 17 (28.81%) Bigtable
16 17 (28.81%) OOP
16 17 (28.81%) OOA/OOD
16 17 (28.81%) MQSeries

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 17 (28.81%) MQSeries
2 4 (6.78%) GemFire
3 2 (3.39%) Jetty
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) GitHub
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) Relational Database
2 26 (44.07%) NoSQL
3 21 (35.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (32.20%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (28.81%) Bigtable
6 10 (16.95%) RDBMS
7 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
8 6 (10.17%) DB2
8 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.39%) MySQL
11 1 (1.69%) Big Data
11 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
1 10 (16.95%) JUnit
2 9 (15.25%) Hudson
3 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.56%) Subversion
4 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.86%) Maven
5 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 5 (8.47%) Selenium
6 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
6 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.08%) Grunt
6 3 (5.08%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.08%) JBehave
6 3 (5.08%) JSUnit
6 3 (5.08%) MagicDraw
6 3 (5.08%) Mockito
6 3 (5.08%) Spock
6 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.08%) webpack
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Games
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) XML
2 17 (28.81%) Middleware
2 17 (28.81%) XML Schema
3 16 (27.12%) Spring
4 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
5 10 (16.95%) React
6 9 (15.25%) RESTful
7 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.86%) HTML
8 7 (11.86%) HTML5
9 4 (6.78%) Web Services
10 3 (5.08%) CSS
10 3 (5.08%) J2EE
10 3 (5.08%) Java EE
10 3 (5.08%) JSON
10 3 (5.08%) Node.js
10 3 (5.08%) SOAP
10 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.08%) Vue.js
11 2 (3.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Virtual Team
2 13 (22.03%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Software Engineering
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (49.15%) Continuous Deployment
3 29 (49.15%) TDD
4 28 (47.46%) OO
5 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
6 23 (38.98%) Unit Testing
7 22 (37.29%) BDD
7 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (33.90%) Refactoring
9 18 (30.51%) System Testing
10 17 (28.81%) Complex Event Processing
10 17 (28.81%) Domain Models
10 17 (28.81%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (28.81%) OOP
11 13 (22.03%) Microservices
12 12 (20.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 12 (20.34%) High Availability
12 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (11.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) Python
4 21 (35.59%) C++
5 18 (30.51%) C#
5 18 (30.51%) Ruby
6 17 (28.81%) XPath
7 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.56%) Java 8
9 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Sybase
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.69%) VMware