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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 60 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 48 33 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.40% 2.27% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.39% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 30
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (45.10%) Linux
4 41 (40.20%) Degree
5 31 (30.39%) Relational Database
6 30 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 26 (25.49%) Spring
7 26 (25.49%) Web Services
7 26 (25.49%) OO
7 26 (25.49%) Finance
8 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
9 24 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 24 (23.53%) XML
9 24 (23.53%) SQL
10 21 (20.59%) QA
11 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 20 (19.61%) Apache
12 19 (18.63%) J2EE
13 18 (17.65%) HTML
14 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (16.67%) Games
15 16 (15.69%) TDD
16 15 (14.71%) PL/SQL
16 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
17 14 (13.73%) JSP
17 14 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (12.75%) Windows
18 13 (12.75%) Scrum
18 13 (12.75%) RDBMS
18 13 (12.75%) Servlets

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (19.61%) Apache
2 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.75%) JBoss
4 10 (9.80%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.94%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.98%) Drupal
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.75%) RDBMS
3 12 (11.76%) MySQL
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) Subversion
2 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.90%) Maven
3 5 (4.90%) JUnit
4 4 (3.92%) Selenium
5 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (0.98%) JMeter
7 1 (0.98%) NUnit
7 1 (0.98%) Mockito
7 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Games
3 13 (12.75%) Banking
4 12 (11.76%) Retail
5 7 (6.86%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.92%) Marketing
7 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 26 (25.49%) Spring
2 26 (25.49%) Web Services
3 24 (23.53%) XML
4 19 (18.63%) J2EE
5 18 (17.65%) HTML
6 14 (13.73%) JSP
7 13 (12.75%) Servlets
8 12 (11.76%) SOAP
8 12 (11.76%) WebSockets
9 11 (10.78%) CSS
9 11 (10.78%) CGI
9 11 (10.78%) Java EE
10 9 (8.82%) JSON
10 9 (8.82%) JMS
11 7 (6.86%) Swing
11 7 (6.86%) jQuery
11 7 (6.86%) RESTful
12 6 (5.88%) JDBC
12 6 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.82%) Open Source
3 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.86%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.86%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.88%) Physics
6 5 (4.90%) Xbox
7 3 (2.94%) Social Media
8 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.10%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.75%) Windows
4 12 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 12 (11.76%) UNIX
5 11 (10.78%) Debian
6 10 (9.80%) AIX
6 10 (9.80%) Android
7 3 (2.94%) CentOS
7 3 (2.94%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) OO
3 24 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.69%) TDD
6 13 (12.75%) Scrum
7 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.82%) Android Development
10 7 (6.86%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Coaching
11 6 (5.88%) MVC
12 5 (4.90%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.90%) OOD
12 5 (4.90%) Project Management
12 5 (4.90%) RUP
12 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.90%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (23.53%) SQL
3 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.71%) PL/SQL
5 12 (11.76%) Perl
6 8 (7.84%) C#
7 7 (6.86%) C++
8 6 (5.88%) Python
9 3 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (1.96%) Scala
11 1 (0.98%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (40.20%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) PhD
3 3 (2.94%) GIAC
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
1 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle
2 3 (2.94%) Dell
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe
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