Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 109 112
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 73 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.91% 1.64% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.71% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 16
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.58% +36.08%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £39,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,875 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +17.65%

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 2,374 2,512 2,240
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 96.06% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 1,525 1,434
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (86.30%) Software Engineering
3 42 (57.53%) SQL
4 41 (56.16%) Git (software)
5 37 (50.68%) RESTful
5 37 (50.68%) Degree
5 37 (50.68%) .NET
5 37 (50.68%) C#
6 36 (49.32%) Windows
6 36 (49.32%) Software Testing
7 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (41.10%) Big Data
9 28 (38.36%) Swing
9 28 (38.36%) SOA
9 28 (38.36%) C++
9 28 (38.36%) Innovative Thinking
10 27 (36.99%) SOAP
11 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
11 26 (35.62%) Visual Studio
11 26 (35.62%) NetBeans
11 26 (35.62%) GIS
11 26 (35.62%) Visualisation
11 26 (35.62%) Robotics
11 26 (35.62%) WPF
11 26 (35.62%) Numerate Degree
11 26 (35.62%) Storage Management
12 20 (27.40%) JSON
13 16 (21.92%) XML
14 15 (20.55%) Linux
14 15 (20.55%) Finance

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 10 (13.70%) IIS
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) WildFly
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.10%) Big Data
2 26 (35.62%) GIS
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
4 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.59%) MySQL
5 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.74%) Redis
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (56.16%) Git (software)
2 26 (35.62%) NetBeans
2 26 (35.62%) Visual Studio
3 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.70%) NUnit
3 10 (13.70%) SpecFlow
3 10 (13.70%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.22%) JUnit
5 5 (6.85%) JMeter
6 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.37%) Gradle
7 1 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Games
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) .NET
1 37 (50.68%) RESTful
2 28 (38.36%) Swing
3 27 (36.99%) SOAP
4 26 (35.62%) WPF
5 20 (27.40%) JSON
6 16 (21.92%) XML
7 13 (17.81%) REST
8 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (13.70%) Gherkin
8 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
9 9 (12.33%) HTML
10 7 (9.59%) Web Services
11 6 (8.22%) React
12 5 (6.85%) Apache OpenJPA
12 5 (6.85%) JPA
12 5 (6.85%) jQuery
12 5 (6.85%) JSP
12 5 (6.85%) Servlets
12 5 (6.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) Robotics
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (86.30%) Software Engineering
2 36 (49.32%) Software Testing
3 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (38.36%) Innovative Thinking
4 28 (38.36%) SOA
5 26 (35.62%) Storage Management
5 26 (35.62%) Visualisation
6 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.81%) OO
7 13 (17.81%) Open Source
7 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
8 12 (16.44%) BDD
8 12 (16.44%) High Availability
8 12 (16.44%) MVC
8 12 (16.44%) TDD
9 11 (15.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (13.70%) Agile Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 10 (13.70%) Process Improvement
10 10 (13.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (57.53%) SQL
3 37 (50.68%) C#
4 28 (38.36%) C++
5 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.11%) C
8 2 (2.74%) Python
9 1 (1.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (50.68%) Degree
2 26 (35.62%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) HDFS
3 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle