The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 93 100
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 23 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.89% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 4
Median salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.59% +7.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1139 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.88% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 713 653 843
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (97.44%) Software Engineering
3 25 (64.10%) SDLC
4 23 (58.97%) Open Source
5 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
5 20 (51.28%) Hadoop
5 20 (51.28%) Open Source Development
5 20 (51.28%) MongoDB
5 20 (51.28%) Neo4j
6 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) C#
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) OO
9 8 (20.51%) .NET
9 8 (20.51%) C++
9 8 (20.51%) Data Structures
9 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
10 7 (17.95%) Python
10 7 (17.95%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) TDD
11 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 5 (12.82%) OOP
12 5 (12.82%) Spring
12 5 (12.82%) Maven
13 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
13 4 (10.26%) Hibernate

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 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) Hadoop
1 20 (51.28%) MongoDB
1 20 (51.28%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Spring
3 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.56%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) JSF
5 1 (2.56%) OpenMP
5 1 (2.56%) React
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) STL
5 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
1 8 (20.51%) Data Structures
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) PACS
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 25 (64.10%) SDLC
3 23 (58.97%) Open Source
4 20 (51.28%) Open Source Development
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.08%) OO
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Kanban
11 2 (5.13%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (5.13%) High Availability
11 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
11 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.56%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
12 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) C++
5 7 (17.95%) Python
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Lisp
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
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