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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 70 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.44% 4.50% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 4.69% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 45
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
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 £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (54.48%) Web Services
3 74 (51.03%) Hibernate
4 73 (50.34%) Spring
5 57 (39.31%) HTML
6 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 45 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (30.34%) RESTful
8 44 (30.34%) XML
8 44 (30.34%) Linux
9 42 (28.97%) JBoss
10 41 (28.28%) JPA
10 41 (28.28%) Relational Database
11 40 (27.59%) Oracle
12 38 (26.21%) OO
12 38 (26.21%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (25.52%) Degree
14 36 (24.83%) Tomcat
15 35 (24.14%) MySQL
15 35 (24.14%) Maven
15 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
16 34 (23.45%) SOAP
16 34 (23.45%) CSS
16 34 (23.45%) JSP
17 31 (21.38%) Servlets
17 31 (21.38%) Perl
17 31 (21.38%) Apache
18 30 (20.69%) Finance
19 28 (19.31%) JMS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (28.97%) JBoss
2 36 (24.83%) Tomcat
3 31 (21.38%) Apache
4 11 (7.59%) Alfresco
5 10 (6.90%) CMS
6 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) RFID
2 1 (0.69%) NFC
2 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) Relational Database
2 38 (26.21%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (24.14%) MySQL
4 27 (18.62%) RDBMS
5 18 (12.41%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.59%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (24.14%) Maven
2 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 23 (15.86%) Eclipse
4 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.28%) Artifactory
6 11 (7.59%) Selenium
6 11 (7.59%) JUnit
7 7 (4.83%) JMeter
7 7 (4.83%) HttpUnit
8 4 (2.76%) JIRA
9 2 (1.38%) Ant
10 1 (0.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Games
4 7 (4.83%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (54.48%) Web Services
2 74 (51.03%) Hibernate
3 73 (50.34%) Spring
4 57 (39.31%) HTML
5 44 (30.34%) XML
5 44 (30.34%) RESTful
6 41 (28.28%) JPA
7 34 (23.45%) SOAP
7 34 (23.45%) CSS
7 34 (23.45%) JSP
8 31 (21.38%) Servlets
9 28 (19.31%) JMS
10 25 (17.24%) Java EE
11 24 (16.55%) J2EE
12 23 (15.86%) CGI
13 22 (15.17%) EJB
13 22 (15.17%) JDBC
14 21 (14.48%) XSD
14 21 (14.48%) Middleware
14 21 (14.48%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (16.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.45%) W3C
5 4 (2.76%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) DTV
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.34%) Linux
2 22 (15.17%) Debian
2 22 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.90%) UNIX
4 7 (4.83%) Windows
4 7 (4.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (26.21%) OO
4 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 25 (17.24%) MVC
6 24 (16.55%) Automated Testing
7 22 (15.17%) Scrum
8 21 (14.48%) Unified Process
8 21 (14.48%) RUP
8 21 (14.48%) Use Case
9 19 (13.10%) Mentoring
10 18 (12.41%) People Management
10 18 (12.41%) Open Source
11 13 (8.97%) Project Management
12 12 (8.28%) TDD
13 11 (7.59%) Quality Management
13 11 (7.59%) SOA
13 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.59%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.38%) Perl
4 21 (14.48%) AspectJ
5 18 (12.41%) SQL
6 11 (7.59%) PHP
7 10 (6.90%) Ruby
8 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.21%) C++
9 8 (5.52%) C
10 4 (2.76%) C#
11 1 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (25.52%) Degree
2 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (27.59%) Oracle
2 7 (4.83%) Alterian
3 1 (0.69%) Google
3 1 (0.69%) Sybase
3 1 (0.69%) SAP
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh (EH8)
Guru Careers
Salary: £32 - 35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago