The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 85 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 21 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 1.48% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 3.80% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 22
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java EE
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
492 579 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.15% 39.02% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 336 404 306
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java EE
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region.

Java EE Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (96.61%) JBoss
3 51 (86.44%) JMS
3 51 (86.44%) EJB
4 49 (83.05%) Oracle
5 36 (61.02%) Hibernate
5 36 (61.02%) MVC
5 36 (61.02%) JPA
6 32 (54.24%) Spring
6 32 (54.24%) Maven
7 31 (52.54%) AspectJ
7 31 (52.54%) Use Case
7 31 (52.54%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (52.54%) Unified Process
7 31 (52.54%) TopLink
7 31 (52.54%) Middleware
7 31 (52.54%) RUP
7 31 (52.54%) Eclipse
7 31 (52.54%) WSDL
7 31 (52.54%) XML Schema
7 31 (52.54%) JDBC
7 31 (52.54%) Web Services
7 31 (52.54%) XML
7 31 (52.54%) XSD
7 31 (52.54%) RESTful
7 31 (52.54%) EclipseLink
8 26 (44.07%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (42.37%) WebSphere
9 25 (42.37%) jBPM

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (96.61%) JBoss
2 25 (42.37%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) CTI
2 1 (1.69%) RFID
2 1 (1.69%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (42.37%) Oracle Database
3 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
4 19 (32.20%) Relational Database
5 18 (30.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) Maven
2 31 (52.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Developer
2 40 (67.80%) Java Developer
3 32 (54.24%) Senior Developer
3 32 (54.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Tester
5 7 (11.86%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Manual Tester
10 1 (1.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) EJB
1 51 (86.44%) JMS
2 36 (61.02%) Hibernate
2 36 (61.02%) JPA
3 32 (54.24%) Spring
4 31 (52.54%) TopLink
4 31 (52.54%) WSDL
4 31 (52.54%) XML Schema
4 31 (52.54%) Middleware
4 31 (52.54%) JDBC
4 31 (52.54%) Web Services
4 31 (52.54%) XML
4 31 (52.54%) XSD
4 31 (52.54%) RESTful
4 31 (52.54%) EclipseLink
5 25 (42.37%) Drools
5 25 (42.37%) jBPM
6 20 (33.90%) EJB 3.0
6 20 (33.90%) JSP
6 20 (33.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) MVC
2 31 (52.54%) RUP
2 31 (52.54%) Use Case
2 31 (52.54%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (52.54%) Unified Process
3 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (42.37%) People Management
4 24 (40.68%) ITSM
5 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
6 18 (30.51%) Service Management
7 15 (25.42%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (52.54%) AspectJ
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago