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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 88 107 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.45% 6.52% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 6.85% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
1300 1562 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.24% 95.19% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1000 618
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,250 £57,500
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 4 May 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (53.62%) Hibernate
3 69 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (43.48%) Spring
5 57 (41.30%) Web Services
6 55 (39.86%) JBoss
7 54 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (36.23%) JPA
9 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 46 (33.33%) HTML
10 43 (31.16%) Oracle
10 43 (31.16%) Relational Database
11 41 (29.71%) MVC
11 41 (29.71%) Java EE
12 40 (28.99%) XML
13 37 (26.81%) EJB
14 36 (26.09%) JMS
14 36 (26.09%) Maven
14 36 (26.09%) RESTful
15 32 (23.19%) Eclipse
15 32 (23.19%) Linux
16 31 (22.46%) Middleware
16 31 (22.46%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (21.74%) Unified Process
17 30 (21.74%) TopLink
17 30 (21.74%) AspectJ
17 30 (21.74%) WSDL
17 30 (21.74%) XML Schema
17 30 (21.74%) RUP
17 30 (21.74%) XSD

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 55 (39.86%) JBoss
2 14 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.42%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.70%) Apache
5 5 (3.62%) CMS
6 3 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Drupal
6 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.32%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) NFC
3 1 (0.72%) RFID
3 1 (0.72%) CTI
3 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.16%) Relational Database
2 31 (22.46%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 20 (14.49%) Oracle Database
5 16 (11.59%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.25%) MySQL
7 8 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (26.09%) Maven
2 32 (23.19%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.80%) JUnit
4 4 (2.90%) Ant
4 4 (2.90%) Selenium
4 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.17%) Mockito
5 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.17%) Subversion
6 2 (1.45%) HttpUnit
6 2 (1.45%) JMeter
7 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.72%) NUnit
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Games
3 11 (7.97%) Banking
4 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.52%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.90%) Retail
6 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.62%) Hibernate
2 60 (43.48%) Spring
3 57 (41.30%) Web Services
4 50 (36.23%) JPA
5 46 (33.33%) HTML
6 41 (29.71%) Java EE
7 40 (28.99%) XML
8 37 (26.81%) EJB
9 36 (26.09%) JMS
9 36 (26.09%) RESTful
10 31 (22.46%) Middleware
11 30 (21.74%) TopLink
11 30 (21.74%) WSDL
11 30 (21.74%) XML Schema
11 30 (21.74%) XSD
11 30 (21.74%) JDBC
12 28 (20.29%) CSS
13 20 (14.49%) jBPM
13 20 (14.49%) Drools
14 19 (13.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.90%) Xbox
5 3 (2.17%) Social Media
5 3 (2.17%) Open Source
5 3 (2.17%) GIS
6 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.45%) Physics
6 2 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Debian
3 8 (5.80%) UNIX
4 4 (2.90%) Windows
4 4 (2.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (29.71%) MVC
4 30 (21.74%) Unified Process
4 30 (21.74%) RUP
4 30 (21.74%) Use Case
5 25 (18.12%) TDD
6 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 21 (15.22%) OO
8 20 (14.49%) People Management
9 17 (12.32%) Scrum
10 10 (7.25%) ITSM
11 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.52%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.80%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (5.80%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.07%) Service Management
13 7 (5.07%) Software Architecture
14 6 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.74%) AspectJ
4 13 (9.42%) C++
5 10 (7.25%) Perl
6 9 (6.52%) C
7 6 (4.35%) PHP
8 5 (3.62%) C#
8 5 (3.62%) SQL
9 2 (1.45%) Ruby
9 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) Python
9 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Puppet
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (31.16%) Oracle
2 4 (2.90%) Adobe
3 2 (1.45%) Alterian
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.72%) Sybase
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