Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 137 146
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 35 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.55% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 2
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -6.98% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £35,000 £40,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £47,050
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +21.21%

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 2,180 2,206 2,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.76% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,363 1,251
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,225 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 September 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 September 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (97.14%) Software Engineering
3 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
5 18 (51.43%) Linux
6 14 (40.00%) Spring
7 13 (37.14%) Microservices
8 12 (34.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 12 (34.29%) High Availability
8 12 (34.29%) Games
8 12 (34.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (31.43%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (31.43%) TDD
10 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
11 9 (25.71%) OO
11 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
12 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
12 8 (22.86%) RESTful
13 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 7 (20.00%) React
13 7 (20.00%) JUnit
13 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
14 6 (17.14%) Scrum
14 6 (17.14%) Python
14 6 (17.14%) HTML
14 6 (17.14%) DB2
14 6 (17.14%) Oracle
14 6 (17.14%) Subversion

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 4 (11.43%) GemFire
2 2 (5.71%) Jetty
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
3 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (17.14%) DB2
4 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.86%) Big Data
7 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Hudson
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
5 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
5 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.57%) Grunt
5 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) JSUnit
5 3 (8.57%) MagicDraw
5 3 (8.57%) webpack
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 12 (34.29%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Spring
2 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 8 (22.86%) RESTful
4 7 (20.00%) React
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) CSS
8 3 (8.57%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) Java EE
8 3 (8.57%) JSON
8 3 (8.57%) SOAP
8 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
8 3 (8.57%) Vue.js
8 3 (8.57%) XML
9 2 (5.71%) Node.js
10 1 (2.86%) JMS
10 1 (2.86%) LESS
10 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Software Engineering
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Microservices
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 12 (34.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 12 (34.29%) High Availability
4 12 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (31.43%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) DevOps
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) OOD
8 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Java 8
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.86%) VMware