Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 105 116
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 70 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.75% 1.78% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.84% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 19
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% +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 2,399 2,554 2,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 96.52% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 1,587 1,470
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (75.71%) Software Engineering
3 41 (58.57%) C#
4 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 39 (55.71%) .NET
5 39 (55.71%) Windows
6 38 (54.29%) SQL
7 37 (52.86%) Software Testing
7 37 (52.86%) Degree
8 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
9 35 (50.00%) RESTful
10 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (44.29%) JSON
12 29 (41.43%) XML
13 24 (34.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (31.43%) Swing
14 22 (31.43%) OO
15 21 (30.00%) SOA
15 21 (30.00%) C++
15 21 (30.00%) Finance
15 21 (30.00%) Big Data
15 21 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
16 20 (28.57%) Numerate Degree
16 20 (28.57%) Storage Management
16 20 (28.57%) REST
16 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
16 20 (28.57%) Visualisation
16 20 (28.57%) Robotics
16 20 (28.57%) WPF

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 17 (24.29%) IIS
2 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) WildFly
4 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) Big Data
2 20 (28.57%) GIS
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.71%) MySQL
5 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 20 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 17 (24.29%) Cucumber
3 17 (24.29%) NUnit
3 17 (24.29%) SpecFlow
3 17 (24.29%) TeamCity
4 12 (17.14%) JUnit
5 11 (15.71%) JMeter
6 3 (4.29%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.29%) JIRA
6 3 (4.29%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Automotive
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (55.71%) .NET
2 35 (50.00%) RESTful
3 31 (44.29%) JSON
4 29 (41.43%) XML
5 22 (31.43%) Swing
6 20 (28.57%) REST
6 20 (28.57%) SOAP
6 20 (28.57%) WPF
7 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (24.29%) Gherkin
8 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 15 (21.43%) HTML
9 13 (18.57%) jQuery
10 11 (15.71%) Apache OpenJPA
10 11 (15.71%) JPA
10 11 (15.71%) JSP
10 11 (15.71%) Servlets
11 6 (8.57%) React
12 5 (7.14%) Web Services
13 4 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Robotics
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Software Engineering
2 37 (52.86%) Software Testing
3 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.43%) OO
6 21 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 21 (30.00%) SOA
7 20 (28.57%) Storage Management
7 20 (28.57%) Visualisation
8 19 (27.14%) User Stories
9 18 (25.71%) TDD
10 17 (24.29%) Agile Testing
10 17 (24.29%) BDD
10 17 (24.29%) MVC
10 17 (24.29%) Open Source
10 17 (24.29%) Process Improvement
10 17 (24.29%) Scenario Testing
10 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
10 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (58.57%) C#
3 38 (54.29%) SQL
4 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.00%) C++
6 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) ES6
9 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) Degree
2 20 (28.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle