Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 138 114
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 13 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.65% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 16
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% +67.70% -10.56%
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £75,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +53.85% -19.75% -4.71%

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 1,944 2,219 1,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 96.90% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,506 1,092
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,438 £29,500
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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) RESTful
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) React
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (38.46%) webpack
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Hudson
6 4 (30.77%) JSUnit
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Java EE
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Grunt
6 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (23.08%) TDD

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 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Jetty
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) webpack
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Grunt
2 4 (30.77%) Hudson
2 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) JSUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) React
1 6 (46.15%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) CGI
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Vue.js
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) Java 8
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO