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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 46 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 51 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.74% 4.30% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 4.51% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,200 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 99 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (50.51%) Linux
4 38 (38.38%) Relational Database
5 34 (34.34%) Degree
6 32 (32.32%) Hibernate
7 29 (29.29%) Spring
8 27 (27.27%) Finance
8 27 (27.27%) Web Services
8 27 (27.27%) XML
9 26 (26.26%) SQL
9 26 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
11 24 (24.24%) HTML
11 24 (24.24%) OO
12 23 (23.23%) TDD
13 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 21 (21.21%) QA
14 20 (20.20%) Computer Science
15 18 (18.18%) Games
15 18 (18.18%) J2EE
16 17 (17.17%) Amazon EC2
17 16 (16.16%) WebSockets
17 16 (16.16%) Tomcat
17 16 (16.16%) Apache
18 15 (15.15%) PL/SQL
18 15 (15.15%) JSP
18 15 (15.15%) Servlets
18 15 (15.15%) Banking
19 14 (14.14%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (16.16%) Tomcat
1 16 (16.16%) Apache
2 10 (10.10%) JBoss
2 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.03%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.02%) Drupal
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) CTI
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.14%) RDBMS
3 12 (12.12%) MySQL
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Maven
3 7 (7.07%) JUnit
3 7 (7.07%) Subversion
4 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.03%) Ant
7 2 (2.02%) Mockito
7 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
8 1 (1.01%) NUnit
8 1 (1.01%) JMeter
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Games
3 15 (15.15%) Banking
4 13 (13.13%) Retail
5 7 (7.07%) Aerospace
6 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.04%) Marketing
7 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.32%) Hibernate
2 29 (29.29%) Spring
3 27 (27.27%) Web Services
3 27 (27.27%) XML
4 24 (24.24%) HTML
5 18 (18.18%) J2EE
6 16 (16.16%) WebSockets
7 15 (15.15%) JSP
7 15 (15.15%) Servlets
8 14 (14.14%) CSS
9 12 (12.12%) SOAP
9 12 (12.12%) JMS
10 11 (11.11%) CGI
11 10 (10.10%) HTML5
12 9 (9.09%) JPA
13 8 (8.08%) Java EE
13 8 (8.08%) RESTful
13 8 (8.08%) CSS3
14 7 (7.07%) jQuery
14 7 (7.07%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.12%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.07%) Xbox
4 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
4 7 (7.07%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.04%) Open Source
5 4 (4.04%) Physics
6 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.03%) Social Media
6 3 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 50 (50.51%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (13.13%) UNIX
4 11 (11.11%) Debian
5 10 (10.10%) Windows
5 10 (10.10%) AIX
6 8 (8.08%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.04%) Android
8 3 (3.03%) CentOS
8 3 (3.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (24.24%) OO
4 23 (23.23%) TDD
5 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.12%) Scrum
7 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.09%) MVC
9 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.07%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (7.07%) Coaching
11 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.05%) Project Management
12 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.05%) Quality Management
13 4 (4.04%) Unified Process
13 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.04%) RUP
13 4 (4.04%) Analytics
13 4 (4.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (26.26%) SQL
3 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 12 (12.12%) Perl
6 7 (7.07%) C++
7 6 (6.06%) C#
7 6 (6.06%) Python
8 4 (4.04%) AspectJ
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 2 (2.02%) C
10 2 (2.02%) Scala
11 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (34.34%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) GIAC
3 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle
2 3 (3.03%) Dell
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe
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