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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 32 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 75 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.76% 5.09% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 5.37% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 52
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (55.40%) Hibernate
3 61 (43.88%) Web Services
4 60 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (43.17%) Spring
5 55 (39.57%) JPA
6 54 (38.85%) JBoss
7 52 (37.41%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (35.97%) HTML
9 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
10 46 (33.09%) Oracle
11 44 (31.65%) XML
11 44 (31.65%) Relational Database
12 43 (30.94%) Java EE
13 41 (29.50%) MVC
14 38 (27.34%) RESTful
15 37 (26.62%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (26.62%) EJB
16 36 (25.90%) JMS
16 36 (25.90%) Maven
17 32 (23.02%) AspectJ
17 32 (23.02%) Unified Process
17 32 (23.02%) TopLink
17 32 (23.02%) Eclipse
17 32 (23.02%) WSDL
17 32 (23.02%) XML Schema
17 32 (23.02%) RUP
17 32 (23.02%) Middleware
17 32 (23.02%) JDBC
17 32 (23.02%) XSD

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 54 (38.85%) JBoss
2 17 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.07%) Apache
4 12 (8.63%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.44%) Drupal
6 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) NFC
3 1 (0.72%) RFID
3 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.65%) Relational Database
2 37 (26.62%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.83%) Oracle Database
4 17 (12.23%) RDBMS
5 13 (9.35%) MySQL
6 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (25.90%) Maven
2 32 (23.02%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.04%) JUnit
5 3 (2.16%) Selenium
5 3 (2.16%) Subversion
5 3 (2.16%) Ant
5 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.44%) Mockito
6 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.44%) JMeter
6 2 (1.44%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (15.83%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Games
3 12 (8.63%) Multimedia
4 11 (7.91%) Banking
5 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (55.40%) Hibernate
2 61 (43.88%) Web Services
3 60 (43.17%) Spring
4 55 (39.57%) JPA
5 50 (35.97%) HTML
6 44 (31.65%) XML
7 43 (30.94%) Java EE
8 38 (27.34%) RESTful
9 37 (26.62%) EJB
10 36 (25.90%) JMS
11 32 (23.02%) TopLink
11 32 (23.02%) WSDL
11 32 (23.02%) XML Schema
11 32 (23.02%) Middleware
11 32 (23.02%) JDBC
11 32 (23.02%) XSD
11 32 (23.02%) EclipseLink
12 29 (20.86%) CSS
13 22 (15.83%) jBPM
13 22 (15.83%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.88%) Xbox
5 3 (2.16%) GIS
5 3 (2.16%) Social Media
6 2 (1.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.44%) Open Source
6 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.44%) Physics
7 1 (0.72%) PKI
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) Linux
2 11 (7.91%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.19%) UNIX
3 10 (7.19%) Debian
3 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (37.41%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (29.50%) MVC
4 32 (23.02%) Unified Process
4 32 (23.02%) RUP
4 32 (23.02%) Use Case
5 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
6 22 (15.83%) People Management
7 21 (15.11%) OO
7 21 (15.11%) TDD
8 16 (11.51%) Scrum
9 12 (8.63%) Multithreading
10 11 (7.91%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.19%) Automated Testing
11 10 (7.19%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (6.47%) Software Architecture
12 9 (6.47%) ITSM
13 6 (4.32%) UML
13 6 (4.32%) Service Management
14 5 (3.60%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.02%) AspectJ
4 16 (11.51%) C++
5 13 (9.35%) Perl
6 12 (8.63%) C
7 6 (4.32%) PHP
8 4 (2.88%) SQL
8 4 (2.88%) C#
9 3 (2.16%) Ruby
9 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.44%) Python
10 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (33.09%) Oracle
2 3 (2.16%) Adobe
3 2 (1.44%) Alterian
4 1 (0.72%) Sybase
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
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