Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 102 130
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 45 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.32% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.38% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,650 £41,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £60,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -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 2,549 2,109 2,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.91% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 1,389 1,714
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,050 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) Spring
3 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
4 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (33.33%) JBoss
6 12 (26.67%) SDLC
7 11 (24.44%) OO
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
8 10 (22.22%) Degree
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (22.22%) React
8 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 10 (22.22%) Microservices
9 9 (20.00%) Drools
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) HTML
9 9 (20.00%) SOA
9 9 (20.00%) Workflow
10 8 (17.78%) Finance
10 8 (17.78%) Scrum
10 8 (17.78%) SOAP
10 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.78%) Java EE
10 8 (17.78%) Open Source
10 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
11 7 (15.56%) OOP
11 7 (15.56%) XML
11 7 (15.56%) XSLT

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 15 (33.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SSH
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Maven
1 4 (8.89%) MSTest
1 4 (8.89%) NUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) GitLab
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Advertising
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Electronics
5 2 (4.44%) Local Government
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Spring
2 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
3 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 10 (22.22%) React
4 9 (20.00%) Drools
4 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 9 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (17.78%) Java EE
5 8 (17.78%) SOAP
6 7 (15.56%) XML
6 7 (15.56%) XSLT
7 6 (13.33%) HTML5
7 6 (13.33%) JSF
7 6 (13.33%) REST
8 5 (11.11%) Node.js
8 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
10 3 (6.67%) CSS
10 3 (6.67%) JPA
11 2 (4.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (11.11%) Fintech
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) SDLC
3 11 (24.44%) OO
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.22%) Microservices
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) Workflow
6 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
6 8 (17.78%) Open Source
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.44%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Scala
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) SAP