Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 128 155
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 40 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.63% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.95% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 5
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -12.09% +13.75%
10th Percentile £42,250 £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% +8.70%

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 2,370 2,113 2,519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 94.71% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,711 1,272 1,424
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -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 21 July 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 21 July 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (97.50%) Software Engineering
3 25 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (55.00%) Linux
6 18 (45.00%) Spring
7 15 (37.50%) TDD
7 15 (37.50%) JUnit
8 14 (35.00%) SQL
8 14 (35.00%) OO
8 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
8 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
8 14 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (32.50%) RDBMS
10 12 (30.00%) Python
10 12 (30.00%) MongoDB
11 11 (27.50%) High Availability
11 11 (27.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 11 (27.50%) Games
11 11 (27.50%) Microservices
11 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (22.50%) C++
13 9 (22.50%) Sybase
13 9 (22.50%) Maven
13 9 (22.50%) Scrum
13 9 (22.50%) Java 8
14 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 8 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) GemFire
3 3 (7.50%) Jetty
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (32.50%) RDBMS
4 12 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (20.00%) DB2
6 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.50%) Big Data
9 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) JUnit
2 9 (22.50%) Maven
3 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
6 2 (5.00%) MagicDraw
6 2 (5.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.50%) Ant
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (27.50%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Spring
2 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) RESTful
4 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) Node.js
6 5 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (10.00%) J2EE
8 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
8 3 (7.50%) React
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
9 2 (5.00%) Java EE
9 2 (5.00%) JSON
9 2 (5.00%) REST
10 1 (2.50%) Ajax
10 1 (2.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Software Engineering
2 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) OO
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (27.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 11 (27.50%) High Availability
5 11 (27.50%) Microservices
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (17.50%) DevOps
9 6 (15.00%) BDD
9 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (15.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (15.00%) SDLC
9 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) Python
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (22.50%) C++
5 9 (22.50%) Java 8
6 6 (15.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Sybase
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) VMware