Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 100 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.95% 2.10% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 2.19% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £39,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +29.03%

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 2,392 2,604 2,197
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 96.16% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,571 1,411
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% 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 23 October 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 23 October 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (68.00%) Software Engineering
3 59 (59.00%) SQL
4 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (47.00%) Git (software)
6 43 (43.00%) JavaScript
7 42 (42.00%) C#
7 42 (42.00%) .NET
7 42 (42.00%) Windows
7 42 (42.00%) RESTful
8 40 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 40 (40.00%) Degree
9 35 (35.00%) SOAP
10 29 (29.00%) Swing
10 29 (29.00%) Finance
10 29 (29.00%) Big Data
11 28 (28.00%) Innovative Thinking
11 28 (28.00%) SOA
11 28 (28.00%) JSON
12 27 (27.00%) C++
13 26 (26.00%) Visual Studio
13 26 (26.00%) GIS
13 26 (26.00%) NetBeans
13 26 (26.00%) Robotics
13 26 (26.00%) Visualisation
13 26 (26.00%) REST
13 26 (26.00%) WPF
13 26 (26.00%) Numerate Degree
13 26 (26.00%) Storage Management
14 24 (24.00%) XML

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 (14.00%) IIS
2 8 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) JBoss
3 2 (2.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.00%) Big Data
2 26 (26.00%) GIS
3 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (13.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (12.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (10.00%) MySQL
7 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.00%) DB2
8 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.00%) Redis
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (47.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (26.00%) NetBeans
2 26 (26.00%) Visual Studio
3 19 (19.00%) Cucumber
4 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (15.00%) JUnit
6 14 (14.00%) NUnit
6 14 (14.00%) SpecFlow
6 14 (14.00%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.00%) JMeter
8 5 (5.00%) Selenium
9 4 (4.00%) JIRA
10 3 (3.00%) Subversion
11 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.00%) Mockito
12 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Games
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) .NET
1 42 (42.00%) RESTful
2 35 (35.00%) SOAP
3 29 (29.00%) Swing
4 28 (28.00%) JSON
5 26 (26.00%) REST
5 26 (26.00%) WPF
6 24 (24.00%) XML
7 22 (22.00%) HTML
8 21 (21.00%) Hibernate
8 21 (21.00%) Spring
9 15 (15.00%) Web Services
10 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (14.00%) CSS
10 14 (14.00%) Gherkin
11 8 (8.00%) Apache OpenJPA
11 8 (8.00%) JPA
11 8 (8.00%) JSP
11 8 (8.00%) React
11 8 (8.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Robotics
2 8 (8.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Android
4 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 28 (28.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 28 (28.00%) SOA
5 26 (26.00%) Storage Management
5 26 (26.00%) Visualisation
6 23 (23.00%) Test Automation
7 22 (22.00%) OO
8 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (21.00%) TDD
9 17 (17.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (16.00%) BDD
10 16 (16.00%) MVC
10 16 (16.00%) Open Source
11 14 (14.00%) Agile Testing
11 14 (14.00%) API Testing
11 14 (14.00%) Process Improvement
11 14 (14.00%) Test Scripting
11 14 (14.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (59.00%) SQL
3 43 (43.00%) JavaScript
4 42 (42.00%) C#
5 27 (27.00%) C++
6 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.00%) Kotlin
8 6 (6.00%) Java 8
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) ES6
9 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (40.00%) Degree
2 26 (26.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.00%) Sybase
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft