Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 100 135
Rank change year-on-year +2 +35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 50 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.84% 1.66% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.74% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £46,375
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57% +8.70%

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 2,601 2,237 2,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 95.15% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,687 1,409 1,501
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 June 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 June 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (98.00%) Software Engineering
3 27 (54.00%) SQL
4 25 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 23 (46.00%) RESTful
5 23 (46.00%) Big Data
5 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (42.00%) Degree
6 21 (42.00%) .NET
6 21 (42.00%) C++
7 20 (40.00%) C#
7 20 (40.00%) Windows
7 20 (40.00%) Swing
7 20 (40.00%) SOA
7 20 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
8 19 (38.00%) SOAP
8 19 (38.00%) Software Testing
9 18 (36.00%) NetBeans
9 18 (36.00%) Robotics
9 18 (36.00%) Visual Studio
9 18 (36.00%) GIS
9 18 (36.00%) WPF
9 18 (36.00%) Visualisation
9 18 (36.00%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (32.00%) Linux
11 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.00%) High Availability
12 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
13 10 (20.00%) Games
13 10 (20.00%) Microservices

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 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) Big Data
2 18 (36.00%) GIS
3 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (8.00%) MySQL
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.00%) Redis
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (36.00%) NetBeans
2 18 (36.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) Gradle
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Mockito
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (20.00%) Games
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) RESTful
2 21 (42.00%) .NET
3 20 (40.00%) Swing
4 19 (38.00%) SOAP
5 18 (36.00%) WPF
6 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) HTML
8 4 (8.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) React
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
9 3 (6.00%) JavaFX
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
10 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
10 2 (4.00%) CSS3
10 2 (4.00%) Ember.js
10 2 (4.00%) HTML5
10 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Robotics
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 20 (40.00%) SOA
4 19 (38.00%) Software Testing
5 18 (36.00%) Visualisation
6 12 (24.00%) High Availability
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 10 (20.00%) Microservices
8 5 (10.00%) Analytics
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.00%) MapReduce
9 4 (8.00%) Marketing Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Open Source
10 3 (6.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) C++
4 20 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Degree
2 18 (36.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle