Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 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 Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 112 138
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 53 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.95% 0.98% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £38,375 £30,900
90th Percentile £53,500 £63,750 £46,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
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 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (92.45%) Software Engineering
3 30 (56.60%) Degree
4 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
5 23 (43.40%) SQL
6 22 (41.51%) C#
7 21 (39.62%) C++
7 21 (39.62%) .NET
8 20 (37.74%) SOAP
9 18 (33.96%) NetBeans
9 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
9 18 (33.96%) Big Data
10 17 (32.08%) RESTful
10 17 (32.08%) Numerate Degree
10 17 (32.08%) Windows
10 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (30.19%) Software Testing
11 16 (30.19%) Robotics
11 16 (30.19%) WPF
11 16 (30.19%) GIS
11 16 (30.19%) Swing
11 16 (30.19%) SOA
11 16 (30.19%) Innovative Thinking
11 16 (30.19%) Visualisation
12 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
13 12 (22.64%) Spring
13 12 (22.64%) Maven
13 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
14 11 (20.75%) Subversion

Java Software 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 (1.89%) JBoss
1 1 (1.89%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) SaaS
2 6 (11.32%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) Big Data
2 16 (30.19%) GIS
3 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
5 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
5 6 (11.32%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 18 (33.96%) NetBeans
2 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
3 12 (22.64%) Maven
4 11 (20.75%) Subversion
5 7 (13.21%) Ant
6 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) SOAP
3 17 (32.08%) RESTful
4 16 (30.19%) Swing
4 16 (30.19%) WPF
5 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
5 12 (22.64%) Spring
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) HTML
7 7 (13.21%) CSS3
7 7 (13.21%) HTML5
8 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.55%) REST
9 2 (3.77%) Web Services
10 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Robotics
2 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) Social Media
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.77%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.09%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Innovative Thinking
3 16 (30.19%) SOA
3 16 (30.19%) Software Testing
3 16 (30.19%) Visualisation
4 11 (20.75%) SDLC
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) Open Source
7 6 (11.32%) Open Source Development
8 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.66%) OOP
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
11 2 (3.77%) DevOps
11 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
12 1 (1.89%) Concurrent Programming
12 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.89%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) C#
4 21 (39.62%) C++
5 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.32%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) C
8 2 (3.77%) Lisp
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Degree
2 17 (32.08%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle