Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 120 116
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 36 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.42% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.20% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 20
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £43,675 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,875 £52,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 2,402 2,417 2,380
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.84% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,542 1,460 1,506
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018, Senior Java Developer 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (77.78%) Spring
3 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 12 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 11 (30.56%) Java EE
8 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
8 10 (27.78%) Fintech
8 10 (27.78%) Spring Boot
8 10 (27.78%) Web Services
9 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.22%) SDLC
10 8 (22.22%) REST
10 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.22%) SOAP
11 7 (19.44%) J2EE
11 7 (19.44%) CSS
11 7 (19.44%) HTML
11 7 (19.44%) Smartphone
11 7 (19.44%) Kotlin
11 7 (19.44%) Case Management
11 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (16.67%) React
13 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (13.89%) Microservices
13 5 (13.89%) Open Source
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Maven
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) Spring
2 12 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 11 (30.56%) Java EE
4 10 (27.78%) Spring Boot
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) REST
5 8 (22.22%) SOAP
6 7 (19.44%) CSS
6 7 (19.44%) HTML
6 7 (19.44%) J2EE
7 6 (16.67%) React
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
9 4 (11.11%) Drools
10 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.33%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) Struts
12 1 (2.78%) RESTful
12 1 (2.78%) Swing
12 1 (2.78%) XSD
12 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Fintech
2 7 (19.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) SDLC
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Case Management
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) OOP
6 5 (13.89%) Open Source
6 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Kotlin
5 5 (13.89%) C#
6 4 (11.11%) Java 8
6 4 (11.11%) Java 9
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) New Relic
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter