Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 143 109
Rank change year-on-year +34 -34 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 35 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.75% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.86% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 16
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £61,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% +51.23% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £48,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,375 £75,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £37,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year +25.83% -13.71% +2.94%

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 1,939 2,222 1,799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.86% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,513 1,084
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,130 £31,500 £29,325
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) TDD
2 24 (68.57%) Unit Testing
3 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) NoSQL
4 22 (62.86%) Relational Database
4 22 (62.86%) XML
4 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (60.00%) Python
6 20 (57.14%) OO
6 20 (57.14%) Refactoring
7 19 (54.29%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (54.29%) Ruby
7 19 (54.29%) C#
7 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
8 18 (51.43%) Finance
8 18 (51.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (51.43%) Complex Event Processing
8 18 (51.43%) BDD
8 18 (51.43%) Bigtable
8 18 (51.43%) Virtual Team
8 18 (51.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (51.43%) Domain Models
8 18 (51.43%) Sprint Retrospective
8 18 (51.43%) Sprint Planning
8 18 (51.43%) C++
8 18 (51.43%) OOP
8 18 (51.43%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (51.43%) MQSeries
8 18 (51.43%) XML Schema

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 18 (51.43%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) NoSQL
2 22 (62.86%) Relational Database
3 19 (54.29%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (51.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (51.43%) Bigtable
5 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
6 3 (8.57%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) webpack
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Grunt
2 4 (11.43%) Hudson
2 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) JSUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) XML
2 18 (51.43%) Middleware
2 18 (51.43%) XML Schema
3 10 (28.57%) React
4 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) RESTful
5 8 (22.86%) HTML5
6 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (11.43%) Java EE
8 4 (11.43%) Node.js
8 4 (11.43%) Sass
9 3 (8.57%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) LESS
10 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.71%) JSON
10 2 (5.71%) SOAP
10 2 (5.71%) Spring
10 2 (5.71%) Web Services
10 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Virtual Team
2 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) TDD
1 24 (68.57%) Unit Testing
2 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (57.14%) OO
3 20 (57.14%) Refactoring
4 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
5 18 (51.43%) BDD
5 18 (51.43%) Complex Event Processing
5 18 (51.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 18 (51.43%) Domain Models
5 18 (51.43%) OOA/OOD
5 18 (51.43%) OOP
5 18 (51.43%) Sprint Planning
5 18 (51.43%) Sprint Retrospective
5 18 (51.43%) System Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) SDLC
8 6 (17.14%) Web Development
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 21 (60.00%) Python
4 19 (54.29%) C#
4 19 (54.29%) Ruby
5 18 (51.43%) C++
5 18 (51.43%) XPath
6 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) Java 8
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) Sybase
1 1 (2.86%) TIBCO