The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 86 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 15 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.80% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  

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 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) SDLC
4 12 (57.14%) MongoDB
5 11 (52.38%) Open Source
6 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Hadoop
6 9 (42.86%) Open Source Development
6 9 (42.86%) Neo4j
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 6 (28.57%) Spring
9 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
10 5 (23.81%) Android
10 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 5 (23.81%) CSS
11 4 (19.05%) Linux
11 4 (19.05%) SQL
11 4 (19.05%) Scrum
11 4 (19.05%) Subversion
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) Maven
12 3 (14.29%) SaaS
12 3 (14.29%) Social Media
12 3 (14.29%) TDD
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 2 (9.52%) Ant
13 2 (9.52%) OO
13 2 (9.52%) Oracle

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 9 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 9 (42.86%) Neo4j
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) JSF
4 1 (4.76%) OpenMP
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) STL
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 5 (23.81%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) SDLC
3 11 (52.38%) Open Source
4 9 (42.86%) Open Source Development
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) OO
9 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
9 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.76%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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