The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 40 27
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 79 56 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.25% 4.32% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 4.62% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 64
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1027 1213 1312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.22% 93.60% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 666 784 799
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (36.00%) Spring
4 49 (32.67%) TDD
4 49 (32.67%) Open Source
5 42 (28.00%) Relational Database
6 41 (27.33%) Degree
7 39 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (24.00%) Hibernate
9 34 (22.67%) Java EE
9 34 (22.67%) RDBMS
9 34 (22.67%) Open Source Development
10 31 (20.67%) SOA
11 29 (19.33%) SQL
12 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
12 27 (18.00%) Software Engineering
13 26 (17.33%) SDLC
14 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 25 (16.67%) J2EE
14 25 (16.67%) Maven
15 24 (16.00%) HTML
15 24 (16.00%) .NET
15 24 (16.00%) MongoDB
16 21 (14.00%) Linux
17 20 (13.33%) Oracle
18 19 (12.67%) PHP
18 19 (12.67%) JBoss
18 19 (12.67%) Web Services
18 19 (12.67%) Finance
18 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 19 (12.67%) JBoss
2 17 (11.33%) CMS
3 16 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 14 (9.33%) Apache
5 7 (4.67%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.00%) Alfresco
6 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.33%) Liferay
7 2 (1.33%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 34 (22.67%) RDBMS
3 24 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 19 (12.67%) Big Data
4 19 (12.67%) Hadoop
4 19 (12.67%) Neo4j
5 15 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 14 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (8.00%) MySQL
8 7 (4.67%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.33%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 25 (16.67%) Maven
2 15 (10.00%) Subversion
3 14 (9.33%) Selenium
4 9 (6.00%) JUnit
5 8 (5.33%) JIRA
6 7 (4.67%) Artifactory
6 7 (4.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.00%) Ant
9 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.00%) HttpUnit
9 3 (2.00%) JMeter
9 3 (2.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.33%) Mockito
General
1 19 (12.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.00%) Spring
2 36 (24.00%) Hibernate
3 34 (22.67%) Java EE
4 25 (16.67%) J2EE
5 24 (16.00%) .NET
5 24 (16.00%) HTML
6 19 (12.67%) Web Services
7 16 (10.67%) CSS
8 15 (10.00%) JPA
9 14 (9.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (9.33%) SOAP
10 13 (8.67%) jQuery
10 13 (8.67%) JSP
11 12 (8.00%) Servlets
12 11 (7.33%) HTML5
12 11 (7.33%) XML
13 10 (6.67%) REST
13 10 (6.67%) RESTful
14 9 (6.00%) JSON
15 8 (5.33%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 15 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.67%) User Experience
3 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.00%) Linux
2 14 (9.33%) Android
3 13 (8.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.00%) Unix
5 2 (1.33%) Solaris
5 2 (1.33%) Windows
6 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.67%) Open Source
2 49 (32.67%) TDD
3 39 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (22.67%) Open Source Development
5 31 (20.67%) SOA
6 27 (18.00%) Software Engineering
7 26 (17.33%) SDLC
8 18 (12.00%) OO
9 14 (9.33%) Scrum
9 14 (9.33%) Web Application Development
10 12 (8.00%) Android Development
10 12 (8.00%) BDD
10 12 (8.00%) iOS Development
11 9 (6.00%) Microservices
12 7 (4.67%) MVC
13 6 (4.00%) Analytics
13 6 (4.00%) Document Management
13 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (19.33%) SQL
3 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.67%) PHP
5 18 (12.00%) Ruby
6 17 (11.33%) Perl
6 17 (11.33%) Python
7 15 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (8.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (6.67%) C#
10 4 (2.67%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (27.33%) Degree
2 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (13.33%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) Alterian
3 7 (4.67%) Talend
4 3 (2.00%) Splunk
5 2 (1.33%) Vertica
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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