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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 38 26 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 71 103 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.32% 7.16% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 7.44% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1261 1384 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.46% 96.18% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 776 900 734
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 47 (37.60%) Linux
5 45 (36.00%) Relational Database
6 42 (33.60%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (33.60%) Spring
7 38 (30.40%) Web Services
8 36 (28.80%) JavaScript
9 35 (28.00%) Degree
10 34 (27.20%) HTML
11 31 (24.80%) XML
11 31 (24.80%) JBoss
12 29 (23.20%) TDD
13 28 (22.40%) Finance
14 27 (21.60%) Oracle
15 26 (20.80%) OO
15 26 (20.80%) JMS
16 25 (20.00%) JPA
17 24 (19.20%) MVC
17 24 (19.20%) Java EE
18 23 (18.40%) SQL
19 22 (17.60%) EJB
19 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
20 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
20 21 (16.80%) Games
20 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.80%) Amazon EC2
21 20 (16.00%) RESTful
21 20 (16.00%) WebSockets

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 31 (24.80%) JBoss
2 14 (11.20%) Apache
2 14 (11.20%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.80%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.20%) CMS
6 3 (2.40%) Drupal
6 3 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.80%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.80%) RDBMS
4 14 (11.20%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.60%) MySQL
6 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Maven
2 17 (13.60%) Eclipse
3 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.80%) JUnit
5 5 (4.00%) Subversion
6 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.20%) Ant
6 4 (3.20%) Selenium
7 3 (2.40%) Mockito
7 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.80%) JMeter
8 1 (0.80%) NUnit
General
1 28 (22.40%) Finance
2 21 (16.80%) Games
3 14 (11.20%) Banking
4 10 (8.00%) Retail
5 7 (5.60%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.00%) Multimedia
7 4 (3.20%) Marketing
8 3 (2.40%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 42 (33.60%) Spring
3 38 (30.40%) Web Services
4 34 (27.20%) HTML
5 31 (24.80%) XML
6 26 (20.80%) JMS
7 25 (20.00%) JPA
8 24 (19.20%) Java EE
9 22 (17.60%) EJB
10 20 (16.00%) JSP
10 20 (16.00%) Servlets
10 20 (16.00%) RESTful
10 20 (16.00%) WebSockets
11 19 (15.20%) CSS
12 17 (13.60%) J2EE
13 16 (12.80%) Middleware
14 15 (12.00%) TopLink
14 15 (12.00%) JDBC
14 15 (12.00%) XSD
14 15 (12.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.60%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.60%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.60%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.60%) Xbox
5 4 (3.20%) Open Source
5 4 (3.20%) Social Media
6 3 (2.40%) GIS
6 3 (2.40%) Physics
7 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.60%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) Debian
2 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.20%) UNIX
4 9 (7.20%) Windows
5 6 (4.80%) AIX
6 4 (3.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (23.20%) TDD
4 26 (20.80%) OO
5 24 (19.20%) MVC
6 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.00%) Use Case
7 15 (12.00%) Unified Process
7 15 (12.00%) RUP
8 13 (10.40%) Scrum
9 11 (8.80%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.40%) ITSM
10 8 (6.40%) People Management
11 7 (5.60%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.60%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (5.60%) Coaching
12 6 (4.80%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (28.80%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.40%) SQL
4 15 (12.00%) AspectJ
5 12 (9.60%) Perl
6 11 (8.80%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.20%) C++
8 6 (4.80%) Python
9 5 (4.00%) C
9 5 (4.00%) C#
9 5 (4.00%) PHP
10 2 (1.60%) Scala
10 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) VCP4
3 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Puppet
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Oracle
2 3 (2.40%) Adobe
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