Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 May 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 116 149
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 41 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.67% 0.95% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.00% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 5
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -12.09% +51.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £42,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57% +16.67%

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 2,371 1,908 2,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 95.64% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,720 1,175 1,524
Glasgow median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,988 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,600 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Glasgow

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Glasgow

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (58.54%) Linux
3 24 (58.54%) Relational Database
4 18 (43.90%) JUnit
5 17 (41.46%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (39.02%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) Python
7 15 (36.59%) TDD
7 15 (36.59%) Spring
8 14 (34.15%) MongoDB
8 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
9 13 (31.71%) RDBMS
9 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
9 13 (31.71%) OO
10 12 (29.27%) Sybase
10 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 12 (29.27%) C++
11 10 (24.39%) Java 8
11 10 (24.39%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
11 10 (24.39%) Microservices
11 10 (24.39%) High Availability
11 10 (24.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 10 (24.39%) Games
12 9 (21.95%) Maven
12 9 (21.95%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) Web Services
12 9 (21.95%) Scrum

Java Software 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 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Jetty
3 2 (4.88%) GemFire
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) Relational Database
2 14 (34.15%) MongoDB
2 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
3 13 (31.71%) RDBMS
4 7 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (17.07%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) JUnit
2 9 (21.95%) Maven
3 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.51%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Mockito
5 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 10 (24.39%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Spring
2 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
4 8 (19.51%) RESTful
4 8 (19.51%) XML
5 7 (17.07%) Spring Boot
6 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
6 6 (14.63%) Node.js
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
7 5 (12.20%) Ext JS
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) SOAP
9 3 (7.32%) React
10 2 (4.88%) J2EE
10 2 (4.88%) Java EE
10 2 (4.88%) JSON
10 2 (4.88%) REST
11 1 (2.44%) JMS
11 1 (2.44%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) TDD
4 13 (31.71%) OO
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (24.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 10 (24.39%) High Availability
5 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) Microservices
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) BDD
8 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (17.07%) DevOps
8 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
8 7 (17.07%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (17.07%) SDLC
9 6 (14.63%) Prototyping
10 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) Python
4 12 (29.27%) C++
4 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 10 (24.39%) Java 8
6 7 (17.07%) Objective-C
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby
8 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Sybase
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle