The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Senior Java Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.82% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.88% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 18
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

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 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Spring
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) J2EE
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) Servlets
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Perl
7 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 7 (26.92%) Ruby
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) Maven
8 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
8 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) JPA
9 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
9 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) CMS
10 4 (15.38%) Alterian

Senior 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 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 6 (23.08%) Maven
2 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Spring
2 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) Servlets
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) JSP
6 5 (19.23%) JPA
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (11.54%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) HTML5
9 2 (7.69%) JDBC
9 2 (7.69%) JMS
9 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.85%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Android Development
5 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) BDD
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Microservices
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 4 (15.38%) GraphQL
6 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Alterian
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