Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 61 95
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 75 94 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.42% 3.72% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 3.94% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 54
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +31.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.95% +18.75% -20.00%

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 2,076 2,384 2,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 94.34% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,456 1,555
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (94.67%) Software Engineering
3 47 (62.67%) RESTful
4 32 (42.67%) SQL
4 32 (42.67%) .NET
5 31 (41.33%) C#
5 31 (41.33%) C++
5 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
5 31 (41.33%) Big Data
6 30 (40.00%) Degree
7 29 (38.67%) Visual Studio
8 28 (37.33%) SOAP
8 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
8 28 (37.33%) SOA
8 28 (37.33%) Windows
8 28 (37.33%) Swing
8 28 (37.33%) NetBeans
8 28 (37.33%) GIS
8 28 (37.33%) Software Testing
8 28 (37.33%) Robotics
8 28 (37.33%) WPF
8 28 (37.33%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (37.33%) Innovative Thinking
9 21 (28.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (24.00%) JUnit
11 17 (22.67%) HTML
12 16 (21.33%) MySQL
13 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 15 (20.00%) JSON
13 15 (20.00%) jQuery

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 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.00%) WildFly
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) AWS
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Serverless
3 2 (2.67%) GCP
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) Big Data
2 28 (37.33%) GIS
3 16 (21.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
2 29 (38.67%) Visual Studio
3 28 (37.33%) NetBeans
4 18 (24.00%) JUnit
5 14 (18.67%) JMeter
6 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.67%) Maven
7 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.67%) Gradle
7 2 (2.67%) Selenium
7 2 (2.67%) Subversion
8 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.33%) Mockito
8 1 (1.33%) MSTest
8 1 (1.33%) NUnit
8 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.33%) Protractor
8 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (62.67%) RESTful
2 32 (42.67%) .NET
3 28 (37.33%) SOAP
3 28 (37.33%) Swing
3 28 (37.33%) WPF
4 21 (28.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (22.67%) HTML
6 15 (20.00%) JPA
6 15 (20.00%) jQuery
6 15 (20.00%) JSON
7 14 (18.67%) Apache OpenJPA
7 14 (18.67%) JSP
7 14 (18.67%) Servlets
7 14 (18.67%) XML
8 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.33%) React
9 6 (8.00%) Node.js
9 6 (8.00%) Spring
10 4 (5.33%) Kafka
10 4 (5.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Robotics
2 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) Software Engineering
2 28 (37.33%) Innovative Thinking
2 28 (37.33%) SOA
2 28 (37.33%) Software Testing
3 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.33%) DevOps
4 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (6.67%) Analytics
5 5 (6.67%) Microservices
5 5 (6.67%) TDD
6 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (5.33%) Open Source
6 4 (5.33%) SDLC
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.00%) Fintech
7 3 (4.00%) OpenUP
7 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.67%) Scrum
8 2 (2.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (42.67%) SQL
3 31 (41.33%) C#
3 31 (41.33%) C++
4 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) Java 8
6 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.33%) ES6
7 1 (1.33%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) Degree
2 28 (37.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) Google
2 1 (1.33%) Sybase
2 1 (1.33%) Xamarin