Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Lead Java Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 131 151
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 25 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.82% +31.60%
10th Percentile £47,250 £43,750 £40,938
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,875
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% +10.00%

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 2594 2207 2917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.29% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1441 1862
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in Edinburgh

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in Edinburgh

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in Edinburgh

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Lead Java Developer 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 Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Spring
3 14 (56.00%) Java EE
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 12 (48.00%) Unix
4 12 (48.00%) RESTful
4 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Maven
6 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) JBoss
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) SSL
7 7 (28.00%) JSON
7 7 (28.00%) SSH
7 7 (28.00%) Spring Security
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) JDBC
8 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) GitLab
9 5 (20.00%) Open Source Development
9 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (20.00%) Mac OS

Lead Java Developer 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 8 (32.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SSH
1 7 (28.00%) SSL
2 3 (12.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Maven
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (24.00%) GitLab
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Spring
2 14 (56.00%) Java EE
3 12 (48.00%) RESTful
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (28.00%) JSON
5 7 (28.00%) Spring Security
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) JDBC
6 6 (24.00%) JSP
6 6 (24.00%) SOAP
7 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (16.00%) .NET
8 4 (16.00%) JAX-RS
8 4 (16.00%) React
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
10 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 1 (4.00%) Node.js
10 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Unix
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) People Management
7 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SAP