Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 119 152
Rank change year-on-year +20 +33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 35 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.14% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.21% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.95% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,250 £29,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £41,750 £54,875 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.95% -9.52% +16.67%

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 1,986 2,389 2,552
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 94.32% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,103 1,472 1,587
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £74,738 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 9 December 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) Software Engineering
3 29 (82.86%) RESTful
4 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 15 (42.86%) C#
5 15 (42.86%) C++
5 15 (42.86%) Degree
6 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Robotics
6 14 (40.00%) WPF
6 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (40.00%) Big Data
6 14 (40.00%) NetBeans
6 14 (40.00%) GIS
6 14 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 14 (40.00%) SQL
6 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 14 (40.00%) SOAP
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
6 14 (40.00%) Swing
6 14 (40.00%) SOA
6 14 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
7 13 (37.14%) XML
7 13 (37.14%) MySQL
7 13 (37.14%) JUnit
7 13 (37.14%) JSP
7 13 (37.14%) Servlets
7 13 (37.14%) HTML

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 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Serverless
3 1 (2.86%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Big Data
1 14 (40.00%) GIS
2 13 (37.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (40.00%) NetBeans
1 14 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (37.14%) JMeter
2 13 (37.14%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) RESTful
2 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 14 (40.00%) Swing
2 14 (40.00%) WPF
3 13 (37.14%) Apache OpenJPA
3 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) JPA
3 13 (37.14%) jQuery
3 13 (37.14%) JSON
3 13 (37.14%) JSP
3 13 (37.14%) Servlets
3 13 (37.14%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) D3.js
4 2 (5.71%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (5.71%) OSGi
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 14 (40.00%) SOA
2 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
3 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.57%) SDLC
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Fintech
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Microservices
5 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) C#
3 15 (42.86%) C++
4 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) ES6
6 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 14 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Google