The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 39 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 61 92 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.71% 6.74% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 7.03% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 62 74
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1216 1308 1580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.82% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 773 799 1009
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 6 May 2016.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (56.78%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (55.08%) Spring
4 59 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 52 (44.07%) HTML
5 52 (44.07%) Web Services
5 52 (44.07%) RESTful
6 45 (38.14%) Scrum
7 43 (36.44%) JSON
8 42 (35.59%) CSS
9 40 (33.90%) JBoss
10 37 (31.36%) OO
10 37 (31.36%) jQuery
11 33 (27.97%) Unit Testing
12 32 (27.12%) Maven
13 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (26.27%) Jenkins
14 30 (25.42%) SOA
15 29 (24.58%) Hibernate
15 29 (24.58%) Open Source
16 27 (22.88%) BDD
16 27 (22.88%) Artifactory
16 27 (22.88%) Software Engineering
16 27 (22.88%) Tomcat
17 25 (21.19%) XHTML
17 25 (21.19%) Document Management
17 25 (21.19%) Open Source Development
17 25 (21.19%) Gherkin
17 25 (21.19%) Alfresco
17 25 (21.19%) Selenium

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (33.90%) JBoss
2 27 (22.88%) Tomcat
3 25 (21.19%) Alfresco
4 7 (5.93%) Apache
5 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.54%) Node.js
6 2 (1.69%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) Liferay
7 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.69%) Heroku
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Internet
1 6 (5.08%) MQTT
2 3 (2.54%) SSL
3 2 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) MySQL
2 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.24%) Big Data
6 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (27.12%) Maven
2 31 (26.27%) Jenkins
3 27 (22.88%) Artifactory
4 25 (21.19%) Selenium
5 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.47%) JUnit
7 4 (3.39%) Ant
7 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.39%) JIRA
8 3 (2.54%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.69%) JMeter
9 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.69%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (1.69%) RSpec
9 2 (1.69%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.85%) FindBugs
10 1 (0.85%) Mockito
10 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (55.08%) Spring
2 52 (44.07%) HTML
2 52 (44.07%) RESTful
2 52 (44.07%) Web Services
3 43 (36.44%) JSON
4 42 (35.59%) CSS
5 37 (31.36%) jQuery
6 29 (24.58%) Hibernate
7 25 (21.19%) Gherkin
7 25 (21.19%) Spring Security
7 25 (21.19%) XHTML
8 20 (16.95%) HTML5
9 16 (13.56%) Servlets
10 12 (10.17%) AngularJS
10 12 (10.17%) SOAP
11 11 (9.32%) JSP
12 8 (6.78%) J2EE
13 7 (5.93%) .NET
13 7 (5.93%) CSS3
14 6 (5.08%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) User Experience
3 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Fintech
5 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Android
2 8 (6.78%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Debian
3 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (56.78%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) Scrum
3 37 (31.36%) OO
4 33 (27.97%) Unit Testing
5 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (25.42%) SOA
7 29 (24.58%) Open Source
8 27 (22.88%) BDD
8 27 (22.88%) Software Engineering
9 25 (21.19%) Document Management
9 25 (21.19%) Open Source Development
9 25 (21.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (19.49%) MVC
11 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
12 13 (11.02%) TDD
13 10 (8.47%) Microservices
14 8 (6.78%) SDLC
14 8 (6.78%) Web Development
15 7 (5.93%) Front End Development
15 7 (5.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.02%) C#
4 11 (9.32%) Perl
5 8 (6.78%) Ruby
5 8 (6.78%) SQL
6 7 (5.93%) Python
7 5 (4.24%) PHP
8 3 (2.54%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) Scala
9 2 (1.69%) Groovy
9 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (5.08%) IBM
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) Apple
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
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