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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 61 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 52 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.47% 1.97% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 2.06% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 23
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1438 1361 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 95.64% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 945 870 810
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (36.96%) Hibernate
4 50 (36.23%) Linux
5 49 (35.51%) Degree
6 43 (31.16%) Spring
6 43 (31.16%) Web Services
7 34 (24.64%) XML
7 34 (24.64%) JBoss
7 34 (24.64%) Finance
7 34 (24.64%) Computer Science
8 33 (23.91%) SQL
8 33 (23.91%) OO
9 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
10 28 (20.29%) HTML
10 28 (20.29%) QA
10 28 (20.29%) Open Source
11 27 (19.57%) J2EE
12 26 (18.84%) JSON
12 26 (18.84%) Relational Database
13 25 (18.12%) Apache
13 25 (18.12%) SOA
14 23 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (15.94%) RESTful
16 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
16 21 (15.22%) Gherkin
16 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
17 20 (14.49%) PL/SQL
17 20 (14.49%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (24.64%) JBoss
2 25 (18.12%) Apache
3 19 (13.77%) Alfresco
4 17 (12.32%) Tomcat
5 15 (10.87%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.90%) CMS
6 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) Internet
2 11 (7.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 16 (11.59%) MySQL
3 15 (10.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.90%) Big Data
6 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.72%) OLAP
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) OLTP
8 1 (0.72%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.77%) Selenium
3 14 (10.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.70%) Maven
5 9 (6.52%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.62%) JUnit
7 4 (2.90%) Subversion
8 2 (1.45%) Ant
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) JMeter
General
1 34 (24.64%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Games
3 13 (9.42%) Banking
4 10 (7.25%) Retail
5 9 (6.52%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.96%) Hibernate
2 43 (31.16%) Spring
2 43 (31.16%) Web Services
3 34 (24.64%) XML
4 28 (20.29%) HTML
5 27 (19.57%) J2EE
6 26 (18.84%) JSON
7 22 (15.94%) RESTful
8 21 (15.22%) Gherkin
9 20 (14.49%) SOAP
10 16 (11.59%) Java EE
11 15 (10.87%) jQuery
11 15 (10.87%) CSS
11 15 (10.87%) JSP
12 13 (9.42%) Servlets
12 13 (9.42%) JDBC
12 13 (9.42%) CGI
13 12 (8.70%) XHTML
13 12 (8.70%) JSF
14 10 (7.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 28 (20.29%) Open Source
3 16 (11.59%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.70%) Physics
6 6 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.17%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.45%) Xbox
8 2 (1.45%) User Experience
8 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.23%) Linux
2 19 (13.77%) UNIX
3 16 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.87%) AIX
5 13 (9.42%) Android
5 13 (9.42%) Debian
6 12 (8.70%) Windows
6 12 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.17%) CentOS
7 3 (2.17%) Fedora
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.91%) OO
3 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
4 25 (18.12%) SOA
5 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 20 (14.49%) BDD
8 19 (13.77%) Document Management
9 18 (13.04%) Scrum
10 17 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.14%) TDD
12 13 (9.42%) Automated Testing
13 11 (7.97%) OOD
13 11 (7.97%) Game Development
13 11 (7.97%) MVC
13 11 (7.97%) Android Development
14 8 (5.80%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.07%) Project Management
15 7 (5.07%) Quality Management
15 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (23.91%) SQL
3 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.49%) PL/SQL
5 14 (10.14%) Perl
6 12 (8.70%) C++
7 6 (4.35%) C#
8 4 (2.90%) Python
9 2 (1.45%) PHP
9 2 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (35.51%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) PhD
3 3 (2.17%) GIAC
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Puppet
1 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle
2 3 (2.17%) Dell
3 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.72%) VMware
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