Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 59 34
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 147 94 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.95% 3.69% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 3.91% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 129 88 118
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,475 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £55,375
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

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 2357 2407 2713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.43% 94.39% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1493 1700
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (37.41%) Open Source
4 43 (29.25%) Open Source Development
4 43 (29.25%) Spring
5 41 (27.89%) Degree
6 40 (27.21%) TDD
7 39 (26.53%) Software Engineering
8 38 (25.85%) Relational Database
9 36 (24.49%) Java EE
10 31 (21.09%) RDBMS
11 28 (19.05%) SOA
12 27 (18.37%) SDLC
13 25 (17.01%) MongoDB
14 24 (16.33%) Big Data
14 24 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (15.65%) Hibernate
15 23 (15.65%) OO
16 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
16 22 (14.97%) Maven
16 22 (14.97%) Security Cleared
17 21 (14.29%) Neo4j
17 21 (14.29%) Hadoop
17 21 (14.29%) Web Services
18 20 (13.61%) .NET
18 20 (13.61%) J2EE
19 19 (12.93%) Mobile App
20 18 (12.24%) SQL
20 18 (12.24%) Linux
21 17 (11.56%) PHP

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 (10.88%) Apache
1 16 (10.88%) CMS
2 14 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.36%) Liferay
4 2 (1.36%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.36%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.36%) WildFly
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) SMS
1 1 (0.68%) SSH
1 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) Relational Database
2 31 (21.09%) RDBMS
3 25 (17.01%) MongoDB
4 24 (16.33%) Big Data
5 21 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 21 (14.29%) Neo4j
6 14 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 9 (6.12%) MySQL
8 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Maven
2 16 (10.88%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.84%) Subversion
4 9 (6.12%) JUnit
5 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.08%) JIRA
7 5 (3.40%) HttpUnit
7 5 (3.40%) JMeter
8 4 (2.72%) Ant
8 4 (2.72%) Selenium
9 3 (2.04%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.36%) Mockito
11 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.68%) GitLab
11 1 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Retail
3 3 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.25%) Spring
2 36 (24.49%) Java EE
3 23 (15.65%) Hibernate
4 21 (14.29%) Web Services
5 20 (13.61%) .NET
5 20 (13.61%) J2EE
6 17 (11.56%) SOAP
7 14 (9.52%) HTML
7 14 (9.52%) JSP
7 14 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (8.84%) JPA
9 11 (7.48%) REST
10 10 (6.80%) Servlets
11 9 (6.12%) RESTful
11 9 (6.12%) XML
12 8 (5.44%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.44%) CSS
12 8 (5.44%) Java SE
13 7 (4.76%) jQuery
13 7 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) Fintech
5 1 (0.68%) Smart City
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Linux
2 11 (7.48%) Android
2 11 (7.48%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.08%) Unix
4 5 (3.40%) Windows
5 4 (2.72%) Solaris
6 3 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.41%) Open Source
3 43 (29.25%) Open Source Development
4 40 (27.21%) TDD
5 39 (26.53%) Software Engineering
6 28 (19.05%) SOA
7 27 (18.37%) SDLC
8 24 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (15.65%) OO
10 14 (9.52%) Web Application Development
11 10 (6.80%) Android Development
11 10 (6.80%) iOS Development
11 10 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.12%) MVC
13 5 (3.40%) Separation of Concerns
14 4 (2.72%) BDD
14 4 (2.72%) Coaching
14 4 (2.72%) Mentoring
14 4 (2.72%) Microservices
14 4 (2.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.24%) SQL
4 17 (11.56%) PHP
4 17 (11.56%) Ruby
5 13 (8.84%) Perl
6 11 (7.48%) Python
7 10 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.08%) C#
9 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.36%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) GraphQL
10 2 (1.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Degree
2 22 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (9.52%) Alterian
1 14 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.68%) Talend
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