Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 108 136
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 46 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.74% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.96% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £34,750 £26,600
90th Percentile £42,500 £63,750 £44,250
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -19.25% -5.29% +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 2,537 2,092 2,633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.88% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 1,377 1,714
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,100 £28,750 £27,575
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (95.65%) Software Engineering
3 36 (78.26%) Git (software)
4 35 (76.09%) Degree
5 29 (63.04%) SQL
5 29 (63.04%) Big Data
6 28 (60.87%) .NET
6 28 (60.87%) SOAP
7 27 (58.70%) SOA
7 27 (58.70%) C#
7 27 (58.70%) C++
7 27 (58.70%) Windows
7 27 (58.70%) RESTful
8 26 (56.52%) Visualisation
8 26 (56.52%) Software Testing
8 26 (56.52%) Robotics
8 26 (56.52%) WPF
8 26 (56.52%) NetBeans
8 26 (56.52%) Visual Studio
8 26 (56.52%) Swing
8 26 (56.52%) GIS
8 26 (56.52%) Numerate Degree
8 26 (56.52%) Innovative Thinking
9 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
10 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.74%) Subversion
10 10 (21.74%) Spring
11 9 (19.57%) Maven
12 8 (17.39%) Android

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 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
2 4 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DSL
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) Big Data
2 26 (56.52%) GIS
3 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) HBase
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (78.26%) Git (software)
2 26 (56.52%) NetBeans
2 26 (56.52%) Visual Studio
3 10 (21.74%) Subversion
4 9 (19.57%) Maven
5 7 (15.22%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
1 28 (60.87%) SOAP
2 27 (58.70%) RESTful
3 26 (56.52%) Swing
3 26 (56.52%) WPF
4 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 10 (21.74%) Spring
5 8 (17.39%) CSS
5 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 7 (15.22%) CSS3
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
7 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.52%) React
9 2 (4.35%) REST
9 2 (4.35%) Web Services
10 1 (2.17%) Angular 2
10 1 (2.17%) Kafka
10 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (56.52%) Robotics
2 7 (15.22%) Social Media
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Android
2 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 27 (58.70%) SOA
3 26 (56.52%) Innovative Thinking
3 26 (56.52%) Software Testing
3 26 (56.52%) Visualisation
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.17%) Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) Android Development
8 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.17%) Data Engineering
8 1 (2.17%) Data Science
8 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.17%) Microservices
8 1 (2.17%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 27 (58.70%) C#
3 27 (58.70%) C++
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 26 (56.52%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle