Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Software Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 126 157
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 25 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.55% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +15.28% -31.43%
10th Percentile £28,425 £32,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,125 £47,900
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% -3.57% -11.58%

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 2604 2179 2923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1430 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,325 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Edinburgh

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in Edinburgh

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source Development
6 6 (24.00%) Neo4j
6 6 (24.00%) GitHub
7 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) Spring
8 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Maven
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) JPA
9 3 (12.00%) AngularJS

Java Software Developer 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (24.00%) Neo4j
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) Spring
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) JPA
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) React
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) SDLC
3 6 (24.00%) Open Source
3 6 (24.00%) Open Source Development
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) High Availability
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Lisp
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle