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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 57 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 54 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.62% 3.50% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 3.69% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1438 1194 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 94.99% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 971 764 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,974
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (43.06%) Hibernate
4 56 (38.89%) Spring
5 47 (32.64%) Degree
6 44 (30.56%) Web Services
7 41 (28.47%) JBoss
8 37 (25.69%) Linux
8 37 (25.69%) HTML
9 36 (25.00%) Open Source
10 35 (24.31%) SOA
11 33 (22.92%) XML
12 32 (22.22%) Finance
13 31 (21.53%) Software Engineering
13 31 (21.53%) JSON
13 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
14 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 28 (19.44%) SQL
15 28 (19.44%) RESTful
15 28 (19.44%) Jenkins
16 27 (18.75%) BDD
16 27 (18.75%) OO
17 26 (18.06%) Gherkin
18 24 (16.67%) Selenium
18 24 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 24 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (16.67%) Alfresco
18 24 (16.67%) J2EE
18 24 (16.67%) Document Management
19 22 (15.28%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (16.67%) Alfresco
2 19 (13.19%) Apache
3 14 (9.72%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.78%) CMS
5 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) HTTP
2 8 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (1.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.64%) MySQL
2 11 (7.64%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.47%) Big Data
3 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.69%) OLTP
7 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.69%) OLAP
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.67%) Selenium
3 16 (11.11%) Maven
4 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.64%) Artifactory
6 10 (6.94%) JUnit
7 6 (4.17%) Subversion
8 5 (3.47%) Ant
9 4 (2.78%) TestNG
10 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.69%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Games
3 13 (9.03%) Banking
4 8 (5.56%) Retail
5 7 (4.86%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (43.06%) Hibernate
2 56 (38.89%) Spring
3 44 (30.56%) Web Services
4 37 (25.69%) HTML
5 33 (22.92%) XML
6 31 (21.53%) JSON
7 28 (19.44%) RESTful
8 26 (18.06%) Gherkin
9 24 (16.67%) J2EE
10 22 (15.28%) CSS
11 21 (14.58%) Java EE
12 19 (13.19%) JSF
13 17 (11.81%) jQuery
14 16 (11.11%) SOAP
15 14 (9.72%) XHTML
15 14 (9.72%) JDBC
16 13 (9.03%) Ajax
17 12 (8.33%) JSP
18 11 (7.64%) Spring Security
19 8 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.00%) Open Source
2 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 13 (9.03%) Physics
5 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.78%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.39%) User Experience
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.39%) PDA
9 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.69%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) UNIX
3 15 (10.42%) Android
4 14 (9.72%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.72%) AIX
5 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.25%) Debian
7 8 (5.56%) Windows
8 3 (2.08%) Fedora
8 3 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.31%) SOA
3 31 (21.53%) Software Engineering
4 27 (18.75%) BDD
4 27 (18.75%) OO
5 24 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 24 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (16.67%) Document Management
6 19 (13.19%) Scrum
6 19 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (12.50%) MVC
8 15 (10.42%) TDD
9 13 (9.03%) OOD
9 13 (9.03%) Game Development
10 11 (7.64%) Android Development
11 9 (6.25%) Pair Programming
11 9 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.17%) iOS Development
13 6 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.44%) SQL
4 17 (11.81%) PL/SQL
5 13 (9.03%) C++
6 9 (6.25%) Perl
7 5 (3.47%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) XPath
8 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (32.64%) Degree
2 13 (9.03%) PhD
3 3 (2.08%) GIAC
4 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (28.47%) JBoss
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (2.08%) Dell
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
4 2 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & expenses
Posted: 25 days ago