Period
to 17 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 86 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 84 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.14% 2.41% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 2.51% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 47
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,500 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.95% +28.13% -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 2,507 2,548 2,174
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 95.86% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,629 1,670 1,379
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,200 £28,000 £27,946
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (76.19%) Software Engineering
3 42 (50.00%) C#
3 42 (50.00%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) Degree
3 42 (50.00%) RESTful
4 40 (47.62%) Windows
5 38 (45.24%) .NET
5 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
6 37 (44.05%) Software Testing
7 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 29 (34.52%) C++
8 29 (34.52%) Swing
9 27 (32.14%) SOA
10 26 (30.95%) SOAP
10 26 (30.95%) Visual Studio
10 26 (30.95%) GIS
10 26 (30.95%) NetBeans
10 26 (30.95%) Robotics
10 26 (30.95%) WPF
10 26 (30.95%) Big Data
10 26 (30.95%) Numerate Degree
10 26 (30.95%) Innovative Thinking
11 25 (29.76%) JSON
12 24 (28.57%) Hibernate
13 23 (27.38%) XML
14 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (20.24%) HTML
15 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
16 16 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery

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 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) npm
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) Big Data
1 26 (30.95%) GIS
2 16 (19.05%) MySQL
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.19%) DB2
5 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
2 26 (30.95%) NetBeans
2 26 (30.95%) Visual Studio
3 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.67%) JUnit
5 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
6 12 (14.29%) JMeter
7 11 (13.10%) Bitbucket Server
7 11 (13.10%) NUnit
7 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
7 11 (13.10%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.57%) JIRA
8 3 (3.57%) Selenium
8 3 (3.57%) Subversion
9 1 (1.19%) Gradle
9 1 (1.19%) Hudson
9 1 (1.19%) Maven
9 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) RESTful
2 38 (45.24%) .NET
3 29 (34.52%) Swing
4 26 (30.95%) SOAP
4 26 (30.95%) WPF
5 25 (29.76%) JSON
6 24 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 23 (27.38%) XML
8 17 (20.24%) HTML
9 15 (17.86%) jQuery
10 13 (15.48%) JPA
10 13 (15.48%) JSP
10 13 (15.48%) REST
11 12 (14.29%) Apache OpenJPA
11 12 (14.29%) Servlets
12 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
13 9 (10.71%) Spring
14 7 (8.33%) Kafka
15 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Robotics
2 9 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 37 (44.05%) Software Testing
3 27 (32.14%) SOA
4 26 (30.95%) Innovative Thinking
5 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.86%) OO
7 15 (17.86%) TDD
7 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.29%) BDD
8 12 (14.29%) MVC
8 12 (14.29%) Open Source
8 12 (14.29%) User Stories
9 11 (13.10%) Agile Testing
9 11 (13.10%) API Testing
9 11 (13.10%) DevOps
9 11 (13.10%) Process Improvement
9 11 (13.10%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (13.10%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) C#
2 42 (50.00%) SQL
3 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.52%) C++
5 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.95%) Java 8
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
7 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.38%) ES6
8 2 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (1.19%) Go
9 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (50.00%) Degree
2 26 (30.95%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
2 1 (1.19%) Sybase