Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 140 134
Rank change year-on-year +52 -6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 56 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.61% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 5
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £40,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £42,550
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

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 2,066 2,192 2,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 95.51% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,394 1,184
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +14.46% -1.19%
10th Percentile £30,021 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (67.86%) TDD
2 38 (67.86%) Relational Database
3 34 (60.71%) SQL
4 32 (57.14%) OO
4 32 (57.14%) NoSQL
5 31 (55.36%) Unit Testing
5 31 (55.36%) Test Automation
6 29 (51.79%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (51.79%) BDD
7 28 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 27 (48.21%) Refactoring
8 27 (48.21%) XML
8 27 (48.21%) Software Engineering
8 27 (48.21%) Finance
9 26 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (46.43%) Python
10 25 (44.64%) C++
10 25 (44.64%) Ruby
11 24 (42.86%) Domain Models
11 24 (42.86%) Virtual Team
11 24 (42.86%) Middleware
11 24 (42.86%) C#
11 24 (42.86%) MQSeries
11 24 (42.86%) OOP
11 24 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
11 24 (42.86%) XML Schema
11 24 (42.86%) System Testing

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 24 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.14%) GemFire
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) GitHub
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (67.86%) Relational Database
2 32 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 28 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (42.86%) Bigtable
6 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.14%) DB2
8 4 (7.14%) MySQL
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) Hudson
3 9 (16.07%) Subversion
4 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.29%) JUnit
5 7 (12.50%) Maven
6 6 (10.71%) JIRA
7 4 (7.14%) Grunt
7 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 4 (7.14%) JSUnit
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium
7 4 (7.14%) webpack
8 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
8 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.36%) JBehave
8 3 (5.36%) MagicDraw
8 3 (5.36%) Mockito
8 3 (5.36%) Spock
8 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) XML
2 24 (42.86%) Middleware
2 24 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 13 (23.21%) React
3 13 (23.21%) Spring
4 11 (19.64%) RESTful
5 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.07%) Hibernate
5 9 (16.07%) HTML
5 9 (16.07%) HTML5
6 4 (7.14%) Ajax
6 4 (7.14%) CSS
6 4 (7.14%) LESS
6 4 (7.14%) Node.js
6 4 (7.14%) Sass
7 3 (5.36%) J2EE
7 3 (5.36%) Java EE
7 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 3 (5.36%) SOAP
7 3 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 13 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) TDD
2 32 (57.14%) OO
3 31 (55.36%) Test Automation
3 31 (55.36%) Unit Testing
4 29 (51.79%) BDD
4 29 (51.79%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 27 (48.21%) Refactoring
6 27 (48.21%) Software Engineering
7 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (42.86%) Complex Event Processing
8 24 (42.86%) Domain Models
8 24 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
8 24 (42.86%) OOP
8 24 (42.86%) System Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 7 (12.50%) Web Development
12 6 (10.71%) Open Source
12 6 (10.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (60.71%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) Python
4 25 (44.64%) C++
4 25 (44.64%) Ruby
5 24 (42.86%) C#
5 24 (42.86%) XPath
6 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) Java 8
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Sybase
3 1 (1.79%) TIBCO