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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 40 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 73 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.88% 5.39% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 5.67% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 34
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,150 £34,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,400 £49,700
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
1435 1146 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 95.02% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 939 715 812
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (47.71%) Hibernate
3 64 (41.83%) Spring
4 62 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (33.99%) JBoss
6 51 (33.33%) HTML
7 48 (31.37%) SOA
8 47 (30.72%) JavaScript
9 46 (30.07%) Web Services
9 46 (30.07%) Open Source
10 45 (29.41%) Degree
11 40 (26.14%) JSON
12 37 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (22.88%) XML
14 33 (21.57%) CSS
14 33 (21.57%) RESTful
14 33 (21.57%) Jenkins
15 32 (20.92%) BDD
15 32 (20.92%) Gherkin
16 30 (19.61%) Document Management
16 30 (19.61%) Software Engineering
16 30 (19.61%) Computer Science
17 29 (18.95%) Finance
18 28 (18.30%) Selenium
18 28 (18.30%) Unit Testing
18 28 (18.30%) Alfresco
19 27 (17.65%) Java EE
20 26 (16.99%) Linux
20 26 (16.99%) Scrum
20 26 (16.99%) jQuery

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 28 (18.30%) Alfresco
2 14 (9.15%) Apache
3 10 (6.54%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.61%) CMS
5 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.96%) Drupal
7 2 (1.31%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.31%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.19%) HTTP
2 4 (2.61%) LDAP
3 2 (1.31%) ATM
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.23%) MySQL
3 7 (4.58%) Big Data
4 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) OLTP
7 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.30%) Selenium
3 22 (14.38%) Maven
4 17 (11.11%) JUnit
5 15 (9.80%) Artifactory
6 10 (6.54%) TestNG
7 9 (5.88%) Ant
8 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.92%) Subversion
10 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.65%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Games
3 10 (6.54%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (47.71%) Hibernate
2 64 (41.83%) Spring
3 51 (33.33%) HTML
4 46 (30.07%) Web Services
5 40 (26.14%) JSON
6 35 (22.88%) XML
7 33 (21.57%) CSS
7 33 (21.57%) RESTful
8 32 (20.92%) Gherkin
9 27 (17.65%) Java EE
10 26 (16.99%) jQuery
11 25 (16.34%) JSF
12 21 (13.73%) J2EE
13 20 (13.07%) XHTML
14 18 (11.76%) Ajax
15 15 (9.80%) JDBC
15 15 (9.80%) Spring Security
16 13 (8.50%) SOAP
16 13 (8.50%) XSLT
17 10 (6.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.07%) Open Source
2 30 (19.61%) Computer Science
3 21 (13.73%) Mathematics
4 16 (10.46%) Physics
5 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.61%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.31%) GIS
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) PKI
7 2 (1.31%) PDA
7 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.99%) Linux
2 15 (9.80%) UNIX
3 14 (9.15%) Android
4 13 (8.50%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.23%) AIX
6 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.27%) Windows
7 3 (1.96%) CentOS
7 3 (1.96%) Debian
7 3 (1.96%) Fedora
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.37%) SOA
3 37 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (20.92%) BDD
5 30 (19.61%) Document Management
5 30 (19.61%) Software Engineering
6 28 (18.30%) Unit Testing
7 26 (16.99%) Scrum
8 23 (15.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (15.03%) OO
9 19 (12.42%) TDD
9 19 (12.42%) MVC
10 16 (10.46%) OOD
10 16 (10.46%) Game Development
11 11 (7.19%) Android Development
12 9 (5.88%) Pair Programming
13 6 (3.92%) OOP
13 6 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (3.92%) iOS Development
14 5 (3.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (30.72%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.03%) SQL
4 16 (10.46%) C++
5 11 (7.19%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.27%) C#
7 3 (1.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.31%) Python
8 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.31%) Ruby
8 2 (1.31%) XPath
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (29.41%) Degree
2 16 (10.46%) PhD
3 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Puppet
1 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (33.99%) JBoss
2 10 (6.54%) Oracle
3 4 (2.61%) VMware
3 4 (2.61%) Adobe
4 3 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
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