The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 82 75
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.10% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.14% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 19
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £40,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 1179 1137 1344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.85% 95.87% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 729 652 841
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,100 £60,000 £66,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Spring
4 14 (41.18%) OO
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) Maven
6 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
7 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 11 (32.35%) Ruby
7 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
7 11 (32.35%) PHP
8 10 (29.41%) J2EE
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 10 (29.41%) REST
9 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle
10 8 (23.53%) Apache
10 8 (23.53%) CMS
10 8 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (23.53%) Alterian
10 8 (23.53%) Subversion
10 8 (23.53%) Web Application Development
10 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
11 7 (20.59%) Open Source
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
11 7 (20.59%) Python
11 7 (20.59%) MySQL
11 7 (20.59%) Perl
11 7 (20.59%) SQL

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 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Maven
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 8 (23.53%) Subversion
4 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.76%) Ant
5 4 (11.76%) HttpUnit
5 4 (11.76%) JMeter
5 4 (11.76%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) NetBeans
6 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.88%) JIRA
7 2 (5.88%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Spring
2 13 (38.24%) .NET
3 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
4 10 (29.41%) J2EE
4 10 (29.41%) REST
5 8 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (17.65%) JSP
6 6 (17.65%) Web Services
7 5 (14.71%) JPA
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
7 5 (14.71%) XML
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) LAMP
8 4 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (11.76%) Servlets
9 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.82%) Java EE
10 2 (5.88%) JMS
10 2 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) OO
3 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 8 (23.53%) Web Application Development
6 7 (20.59%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Android Development
7 4 (11.76%) iOS Development
7 4 (11.76%) Separation of Concerns
8 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
10 1 (2.94%) BDD
10 1 (2.94%) Coaching
10 1 (2.94%) Microservices
10 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) PHP
2 11 (32.35%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
3 7 (20.59%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.76%) GraphQL
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Alterian
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