Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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

Java Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 97 126
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 65 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.44% 1.69% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.78% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £56,375 £45,000 £46,375
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +3.66%

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 2,554 2,189 2,375
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 94.93% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,384 1,490
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,900 £71,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Edinburgh

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Edinburgh

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Java 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 Edinburgh region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 33 (50.77%) SQL
4 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 24 (36.92%) RESTful
7 23 (35.38%) SOAP
7 23 (35.38%) Big Data
8 22 (33.85%) Degree
9 21 (32.31%) Swing
9 21 (32.31%) .NET
9 21 (32.31%) C#
9 21 (32.31%) C++
9 21 (32.31%) SOA
10 20 (30.77%) Windows
10 20 (30.77%) Innovative Thinking
11 19 (29.23%) Linux
11 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
12 18 (27.69%) Robotics
12 18 (27.69%) WPF
12 18 (27.69%) Visualisation
12 18 (27.69%) GIS
12 18 (27.69%) NetBeans
12 18 (27.69%) Visual Studio
12 18 (27.69%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
13 16 (24.62%) Spring
14 12 (18.46%) High Availability
14 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
14 12 (18.46%) Microservices

Java Engineer 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 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) Big Data
2 18 (27.69%) GIS
3 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
6 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.08%) DB2
8 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.08%) Redis
9 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.69%) NetBeans
2 18 (27.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.62%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Gradle
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) Mockito
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.85%) Games
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) RESTful
2 23 (35.38%) SOAP
3 21 (32.31%) .NET
3 21 (32.31%) Swing
4 18 (27.69%) WPF
5 16 (24.62%) Spring
6 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.31%) HTML
8 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.77%) CSS
8 7 (10.77%) Web Services
9 6 (9.23%) REST
10 5 (7.69%) JSON
10 5 (7.69%) React
11 4 (6.15%) JavaFX
11 4 (6.15%) Spring Boot
12 3 (4.62%) XML
13 2 (3.08%) Backbone.js
13 2 (3.08%) CSS3
13 2 (3.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Robotics
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.15%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.31%) SOA
4 20 (30.77%) Innovative Thinking
5 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
6 18 (27.69%) Visualisation
7 12 (18.46%) High Availability
7 12 (18.46%) Microservices
8 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (13.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 7 (10.77%) SDLC
11 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) TDD
12 5 (7.69%) Analytics
12 5 (7.69%) OO
12 5 (7.69%) Open Source
13 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (50.77%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) C#
3 21 (32.31%) C++
4 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) Java 8
5 4 (6.15%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Degree
2 18 (27.69%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) HDFS
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Sybase
3 1 (1.54%) Panasonic