The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 45 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 53 65 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.16% 4.69% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 4.91% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 72
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £35,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 117 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (58.12%) JavaScript
2 68 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (58.12%) Spring
3 66 (56.41%) HTML
4 56 (47.86%) CSS
5 51 (43.59%) Web Services
6 41 (35.04%) jQuery
6 41 (35.04%) RESTful
7 40 (34.19%) Hibernate
8 35 (29.91%) JBoss
9 34 (29.06%) JSON
10 32 (27.35%) Maven
11 30 (25.64%) Scrum
11 30 (25.64%) Open Source
12 29 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (24.79%) OO
13 27 (23.08%) SOA
13 27 (23.08%) BDD
14 26 (22.22%) HTML5
14 26 (22.22%) Tomcat
15 25 (21.37%) XHTML
15 25 (21.37%) Degree
15 25 (21.37%) Unit Testing
15 25 (21.37%) Jenkins
16 24 (20.51%) Artifactory
16 24 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (20.51%) Selenium
16 24 (20.51%) Spring Security
16 24 (20.51%) Alfresco

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (29.91%) JBoss
2 26 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 24 (20.51%) Alfresco
4 9 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (1.71%) CMS
6 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) Liferay
7 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Heroku
3 2 (1.71%) IaaS
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) MySQL
2 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.13%) Big Data
7 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) Maven
2 25 (21.37%) Jenkins
3 24 (20.51%) Artifactory
3 24 (20.51%) Selenium
4 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.84%) JUnit
6 7 (5.98%) Ant
7 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.42%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.56%) JIRA
9 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.71%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.71%) RSpec
10 1 (0.85%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.85%) FindBugs
10 1 (0.85%) Mockito
10 1 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.11%) Banking
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Games
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (58.12%) Spring
2 66 (56.41%) HTML
3 56 (47.86%) CSS
4 51 (43.59%) Web Services
5 41 (35.04%) jQuery
5 41 (35.04%) RESTful
6 40 (34.19%) Hibernate
7 34 (29.06%) JSON
8 26 (22.22%) HTML5
9 25 (21.37%) XHTML
10 24 (20.51%) Gherkin
10 24 (20.51%) Spring Security
11 19 (16.24%) Servlets
12 17 (14.53%) CSS3
13 16 (13.68%) AngularJS
14 13 (11.11%) JSP
15 10 (8.55%) J2EE
16 8 (6.84%) .NET
17 7 (5.98%) Spring MVC
17 7 (5.98%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.40%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.84%) User Experience
5 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Debian
2 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.64%) Open Source
2 30 (25.64%) Scrum
3 29 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (24.79%) OO
4 27 (23.08%) BDD
4 27 (23.08%) SOA
5 25 (21.37%) Unit Testing
6 24 (20.51%) Document Management
6 24 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (17.95%) MVC
8 18 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.26%) High Availability
9 12 (10.26%) TDD
10 10 (8.55%) SDLC
11 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Web Development
13 6 (5.13%) Project Management
13 6 (5.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (58.12%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.80%) SQL
4 8 (6.84%) Perl
5 7 (5.98%) C#
6 6 (5.13%) PHP
7 3 (2.56%) Python
7 3 (2.56%) Ruby
7 3 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Degree
2 24 (20.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe
3 1 (0.85%) Facebook
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) HP
3 1 (0.85%) SAP
3 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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