Period
to 11 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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

Senior Java Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 138 121
Rank change year-on-year +65 -17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 9 20 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.79% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.84% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 21
Median annual salary - £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.75% -21.95%
Scotland median annual salary - £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -3.75% -21.95%

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 862 2,386 2,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 93.68% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 518 1,483 1,549
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,300 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) JSP
4 4 (44.44%) Servlets
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) JPA
4 4 (44.44%) Apache OpenJPA
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Microservices
5 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) Java 8
6 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Fintech

Senior Java Engineer 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 (44.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
1 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JMeter
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) Apache OpenJPA
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JPA
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) JSP
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) Servlets
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (11.11%) Kafka
4 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) Fintech
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
4 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle