Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 99 98
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 85 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.40% 2.00% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.07% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 32
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £37,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +17.65%

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 2,357 2,559 2,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 96.49% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,457 1,593 1,467
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 85 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (65.88%) Software Engineering
3 47 (55.29%) SQL
4 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
5 42 (49.41%) C#
6 40 (47.06%) .NET
6 40 (47.06%) Git (software)
7 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (45.88%) Windows
8 38 (44.71%) RESTful
9 37 (43.53%) Software Testing
9 37 (43.53%) Degree
10 32 (37.65%) JSON
11 31 (36.47%) XML
12 26 (30.59%) Finance
13 25 (29.41%) REST
13 25 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (28.24%) TDD
14 24 (28.24%) SOAP
14 24 (28.24%) OO
15 23 (27.06%) HTML
15 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
15 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (25.88%) Cucumber
16 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
17 21 (24.71%) Hibernate
17 21 (24.71%) Swing
18 20 (23.53%) C++
18 20 (23.53%) Big Data
18 20 (23.53%) User Stories

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 18 (21.18%) IIS
2 12 (14.12%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.53%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) WildFly
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) Big Data
2 19 (22.35%) GIS
3 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
4 12 (14.12%) MySQL
5 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.71%) DB2
7 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 22 (25.88%) Cucumber
2 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
3 19 (22.35%) NetBeans
3 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
4 18 (21.18%) JUnit
4 18 (21.18%) NUnit
4 18 (21.18%) SpecFlow
4 18 (21.18%) TeamCity
5 12 (14.12%) JMeter
6 4 (4.71%) JIRA
6 4 (4.71%) Selenium
7 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) Mockito
8 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Automotive
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) .NET
2 38 (44.71%) RESTful
3 32 (37.65%) JSON
4 31 (36.47%) XML
5 25 (29.41%) REST
6 24 (28.24%) SOAP
7 23 (27.06%) HTML
8 21 (24.71%) Hibernate
8 21 (24.71%) Swing
9 19 (22.35%) WPF
10 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (21.18%) Gherkin
11 14 (16.47%) jQuery
12 12 (14.12%) Apache OpenJPA
12 12 (14.12%) JPA
12 12 (14.12%) JSP
12 12 (14.12%) Servlets
12 12 (14.12%) Spring
13 11 (12.94%) CSS
14 9 (10.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Robotics
2 7 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.88%) Fintech
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.88%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) Software Engineering
2 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.53%) Software Testing
4 25 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (28.24%) OO
5 24 (28.24%) TDD
6 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
7 20 (23.53%) User Stories
8 19 (22.35%) Innovative Thinking
8 19 (22.35%) MVC
8 19 (22.35%) SOA
8 19 (22.35%) Storage Management
8 19 (22.35%) Visualisation
9 18 (21.18%) Agile Testing
9 18 (21.18%) BDD
9 18 (21.18%) Open Source
9 18 (21.18%) Process Improvement
9 18 (21.18%) Scenario Testing
9 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (55.29%) SQL
3 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
4 42 (49.41%) C#
5 20 (23.53%) C++
6 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.71%) Java 8
7 4 (4.71%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.53%) Python
9 2 (2.35%) ES6
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (43.53%) Degree
2 19 (22.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Sybase
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle