Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 95 130
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 56 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.13% 1.51% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.57% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 20
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +23.46% +8.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £63,750 £60,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +17.24%

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 2,517 2,102 2,646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 96.29% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 1,416 1,711
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (80.36%) Software Engineering
3 33 (58.93%) Degree
4 31 (55.36%) Git (software)
5 28 (50.00%) SOAP
6 25 (44.64%) SQL
7 24 (42.86%) Big Data
8 23 (41.07%) C++
9 22 (39.29%) C#
9 22 (39.29%) .NET
9 22 (39.29%) Windows
9 22 (39.29%) SOA
9 22 (39.29%) RESTful
10 21 (37.50%) Visualisation
10 21 (37.50%) WPF
10 21 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
10 21 (37.50%) Innovative Thinking
10 21 (37.50%) Swing
10 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
10 21 (37.50%) Software Testing
10 21 (37.50%) Robotics
10 21 (37.50%) GIS
10 21 (37.50%) NetBeans
11 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
12 13 (23.21%) Hibernate
12 13 (23.21%) Spring
13 11 (19.64%) TDD
14 10 (17.86%) Subversion
14 10 (17.86%) HTML

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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.79%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) GitHub
2 7 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) DSL
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) Big Data
2 21 (37.50%) GIS
3 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) HBase
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (55.36%) Git (software)
2 21 (37.50%) NetBeans
2 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 10 (17.86%) Subversion
4 9 (16.07%) Maven
5 7 (12.50%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) SOAP
2 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) RESTful
3 21 (37.50%) Swing
3 21 (37.50%) WPF
4 13 (23.21%) Hibernate
4 13 (23.21%) Spring
5 10 (17.86%) HTML
6 9 (16.07%) HTML5
6 9 (16.07%) REST
7 8 (14.29%) CSS
8 7 (12.50%) CSS3
9 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.36%) React
11 2 (3.57%) Behat
11 2 (3.57%) Web Services
12 1 (1.79%) Angular 2
12 1 (1.79%) Kafka
12 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Robotics
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Social Media
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Android
2 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Software Engineering
2 22 (39.29%) SOA
3 21 (37.50%) Innovative Thinking
3 21 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.57%) BDD
10 2 (3.57%) DevOps
10 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.79%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.79%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) C++
4 22 (39.29%) C#
5 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) C
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Lisp
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Degree
2 21 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle