Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 106 125
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 29 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.24% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.30% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 20
Edinburgh median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -1.10%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,775 £34,800
90th Percentile £67,375 £58,750 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%

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 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
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 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Spring
4 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
5 7 (24.14%) Open Source
5 7 (24.14%) Java EE
5 7 (24.14%) RESTful
5 7 (24.14%) Microservices
5 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
5 7 (24.14%) Maven
5 7 (24.14%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.69%) React
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) OOP

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 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) NetBeans
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) GitLab
3 2 (6.90%) HttpUnit
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Spring
2 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
3 7 (24.14%) Java EE
3 7 (24.14%) RESTful
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) React
5 4 (13.79%) JSP
5 4 (13.79%) REST
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.34%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) Java ME
7 2 (6.90%) JDBC
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Fintech
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Microservices
3 7 (24.14%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Separation of Concerns
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) Scala
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Alterian
2 2 (6.90%) SAP