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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 39 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 70 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.81% 5.69% 6.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 5.93% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 68
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1365 1433 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.88% 95.92% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 894 949 739
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £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 29 July 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (55.48%) Web Services
3 85 (54.84%) Hibernate
4 76 (49.03%) Spring
5 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (37.42%) JBoss
7 56 (36.13%) HTML
7 56 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (35.48%) JPA
8 55 (35.48%) Oracle
9 54 (34.84%) XML
10 51 (32.90%) RESTful
11 48 (30.97%) Relational Database
12 47 (30.32%) JavaScript
13 44 (28.39%) Linux
13 44 (28.39%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (27.10%) Maven
15 40 (25.81%) Java EE
16 39 (25.16%) MVC
16 39 (25.16%) JMS
17 37 (23.87%) JSP
18 36 (23.23%) EJB
18 36 (23.23%) Software Engineering
18 36 (23.23%) Degree
19 35 (22.58%) Tomcat
19 35 (22.58%) OO
20 34 (21.94%) Servlets
21 33 (21.29%) CSS
21 33 (21.29%) Eclipse
22 32 (20.65%) JDBC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (37.42%) JBoss
2 35 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 30 (19.35%) Apache
4 11 (7.10%) CMS
4 11 (7.10%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.52%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Drupal
6 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) assyst
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) RFID
2 1 (0.65%) NFC
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.97%) Relational Database
2 44 (28.39%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (19.35%) MySQL
4 26 (16.77%) RDBMS
5 25 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.45%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (27.10%) Maven
2 33 (21.29%) Eclipse
3 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.39%) JUnit
5 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.81%) Selenium
7 8 (5.16%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.52%) HttpUnit
8 7 (4.52%) JMeter
9 3 (1.94%) Ant
10 2 (1.29%) Subversion
11 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.65%) Mockito
11 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.68%) Banking
3 12 (7.74%) Games
4 10 (6.45%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (55.48%) Web Services
2 85 (54.84%) Hibernate
3 76 (49.03%) Spring
4 56 (36.13%) HTML
5 55 (35.48%) JPA
6 54 (34.84%) XML
7 51 (32.90%) RESTful
8 40 (25.81%) Java EE
9 39 (25.16%) JMS
10 37 (23.87%) JSP
11 36 (23.23%) EJB
12 34 (21.94%) Servlets
13 33 (21.29%) CSS
14 32 (20.65%) JDBC
14 32 (20.65%) SOAP
15 31 (20.00%) XSD
15 31 (20.00%) TopLink
15 31 (20.00%) Middleware
15 31 (20.00%) WSDL
15 31 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.23%) W3C
4 2 (1.29%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.29%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.65%) PKI
5 1 (0.65%) DTV
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.39%) Linux
2 20 (12.90%) Debian
2 20 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (8.39%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.45%) UNIX
5 8 (5.16%) Android
6 4 (2.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (25.16%) MVC
4 36 (23.23%) Software Engineering
5 35 (22.58%) OO
6 31 (20.00%) RUP
6 31 (20.00%) Unified Process
6 31 (20.00%) Use Case
7 25 (16.13%) People Management
8 22 (14.19%) Scrum
9 20 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 18 (11.61%) TDD
11 17 (10.97%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.03%) Open Source
13 13 (8.39%) SDLC
14 11 (7.10%) Content Management
14 11 (7.10%) Project Management
15 10 (6.45%) Multithreading
15 10 (6.45%) Web Application Development
16 9 (5.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (30.32%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.00%) AspectJ
4 29 (18.71%) Perl
5 13 (8.39%) PHP
6 12 (7.74%) SQL
7 11 (7.10%) C++
8 10 (6.45%) Ruby
8 10 (6.45%) C
9 9 (5.81%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.29%) C#
11 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (23.23%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (35.48%) Oracle
2 7 (4.52%) Alterian
3 2 (1.29%) Adobe
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.65%) Sybase
4 1 (0.65%) SAP
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