The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 35 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 85 80 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.76% 6.63% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 6.90% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 66 39
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1417 1159 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.02% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 932 731 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Java Developer
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (56.25%) Hibernate
3 84 (43.75%) Spring
4 79 (41.15%) HTML
5 77 (40.10%) JBoss
6 76 (39.58%) JavaScript
7 75 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (38.54%) SOA
9 69 (35.94%) Open Source
10 64 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (33.33%) Web Services
11 59 (30.73%) CSS
12 55 (28.65%) JSON
13 51 (26.56%) Degree
13 51 (26.56%) XML
14 46 (23.96%) Document Management
15 45 (23.44%) RESTful
15 45 (23.44%) Jenkins
16 43 (22.40%) BDD
16 43 (22.40%) Gherkin
17 42 (21.88%) Scrum
18 41 (21.35%) Java EE
19 40 (20.83%) jQuery
20 39 (20.31%) Maven
21 38 (19.79%) Alfresco
21 38 (19.79%) Selenium
22 36 (18.75%) Ajax
22 36 (18.75%) Unit Testing
22 36 (18.75%) JSF
23 34 (17.71%) Computer Science

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 38 (19.79%) Alfresco
2 14 (7.29%) Drupal
3 13 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.25%) Apache
5 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) GIMP
1 8 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.90%) LDAP
2 9 (4.69%) HTTP
3 3 (1.56%) ATM
4 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.77%) Big Data
1 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.73%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.21%) MySQL
4 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) OLTP
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.52%) NewSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (23.44%) Jenkins
2 39 (20.31%) Maven
3 38 (19.79%) Selenium
4 28 (14.58%) JUnit
5 25 (13.02%) Artifactory
6 21 (10.94%) Ant
7 20 (10.42%) TestNG
8 14 (7.29%) Eclipse
9 8 (4.17%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.60%) Subversion
11 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.04%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.52%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 31 (16.15%) Finance
2 20 (10.42%) Games
3 10 (5.21%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (56.25%) Hibernate
2 84 (43.75%) Spring
3 79 (41.15%) HTML
4 64 (33.33%) Web Services
5 59 (30.73%) CSS
6 55 (28.65%) JSON
7 51 (26.56%) XML
8 45 (23.44%) RESTful
9 43 (22.40%) Gherkin
10 41 (21.35%) Java EE
11 40 (20.83%) jQuery
12 36 (18.75%) Ajax
12 36 (18.75%) JSF
13 30 (15.63%) XHTML
14 28 (14.58%) J2EE
15 25 (13.02%) Spring Security
16 24 (12.50%) XSLT
17 19 (9.90%) JSP
18 16 (8.33%) SOAP
18 16 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (35.94%) Open Source
2 34 (17.71%) Computer Science
3 24 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 19 (9.90%) Physics
5 9 (4.69%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.17%) PKI
6 8 (4.17%) GIS
6 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.08%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.56%) PDA
9 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.15%) Linux
2 21 (10.94%) UNIX
3 14 (7.29%) Android
4 13 (6.77%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.60%) AIX
6 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.08%) Windows
7 3 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Fedora
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.54%) SOA
3 64 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (23.96%) Document Management
5 43 (22.40%) BDD
6 42 (21.88%) Scrum
7 36 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 33 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 30 (15.63%) TDD
11 27 (14.06%) OO
12 20 (10.42%) MVC
13 17 (8.85%) Game Development
13 17 (8.85%) OOD
14 14 (7.29%) BPMN
14 14 (7.29%) Workflow
15 11 (5.73%) Automated Testing
16 10 (5.21%) Android Development
17 9 (4.69%) Pair Programming
17 9 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 32 (16.67%) SQL
4 19 (9.90%) C++
5 14 (7.29%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.17%) Python
6 8 (4.17%) Ruby
6 8 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.13%) C#
8 3 (1.56%) Perl
9 2 (1.04%) XPath
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (26.56%) Degree
2 17 (8.85%) PhD
3 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) Puppet
1 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (40.10%) JBoss
2 19 (9.90%) Oracle
3 10 (5.21%) Adobe
4 7 (3.65%) VMware
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.52%) Dell
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