Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 33 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 124 131 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.67% 6.00% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 6.22% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 84 84 113
Edinburgh median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,225 £60,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,546 2,105 2,656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.43% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,613 1,413 1,716
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,400 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +1.18% +2.41%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Java Developer 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 Edinburgh region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (50.81%) Spring
3 54 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 53 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (41.94%) Hibernate
6 42 (33.87%) HTML
7 38 (30.65%) Software Engineering
8 35 (28.23%) TDD
9 32 (25.81%) OO
10 30 (24.19%) SQL
11 29 (23.39%) HTML5
12 26 (20.97%) CSS
12 26 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (20.16%) Degree
13 25 (20.16%) SDLC
14 24 (19.35%) Finance
15 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
16 22 (17.74%) Web Development
16 22 (17.74%) Open Source
17 20 (16.13%) Mentoring
18 19 (15.32%) Relational Database
18 19 (15.32%) REST
18 19 (15.32%) Maven
18 19 (15.32%) Advertising
19 18 (14.52%) Web Services
20 17 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (13.71%) Java EE
20 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
21 16 (12.90%) JBoss
21 16 (12.90%) Microservices

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 16 (12.90%) JBoss
2 2 (1.61%) Confluence
2 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.65%) GitHub
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) SSH
1 6 (4.84%) SSL
2 3 (2.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.42%) Big Data
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Maven
2 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.26%) Subversion
4 5 (4.03%) GitLab
5 4 (3.23%) Ant
5 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.23%) MSTest
5 4 (3.23%) NUnit
6 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.42%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Advertising
3 8 (6.45%) Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.81%) Spring
2 52 (41.94%) Hibernate
3 42 (33.87%) HTML
4 29 (23.39%) HTML5
5 26 (20.97%) CSS
6 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
7 19 (15.32%) REST
8 18 (14.52%) Web Services
9 17 (13.71%) Java EE
10 15 (12.10%) CSS3
10 15 (12.10%) React
10 15 (12.10%) SOAP
11 14 (11.29%) RESTful
12 11 (8.87%) Drools
13 10 (8.06%) XML
13 10 (8.06%) XSLT
14 9 (7.26%) J2EE
14 9 (7.26%) J2SE
14 9 (7.26%) JPA
14 9 (7.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.06%) Fintech
3 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.23%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Unix
3 9 (7.26%) Android
4 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.03%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) Software Engineering
3 35 (28.23%) TDD
4 32 (25.81%) OO
5 26 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.16%) SDLC
7 22 (17.74%) Open Source
7 22 (17.74%) Web Development
8 20 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 16 (12.90%) Microservices
10 15 (12.10%) Scrum
11 12 (9.68%) SOA
12 11 (8.87%) OOP
12 11 (8.87%) Workflow
13 10 (8.06%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.26%) MVC
15 7 (5.65%) Software Architecture
16 6 (4.84%) BDD
16 6 (4.84%) DevOps
16 6 (4.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 30 (24.19%) SQL
4 13 (10.48%) C#
4 13 (10.48%) PHP
5 8 (6.45%) Scala
6 6 (4.84%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.42%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (20.16%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Rancher
2 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle
2 2 (1.61%) SAP