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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 88 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 17 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 1.47% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 3.99% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 15
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
493 552 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.16% 36.97% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 318 401 273
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 27 August 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (87.50%) JBoss
3 41 (85.42%) EJB
4 40 (83.33%) Oracle
5 38 (79.17%) JMS
6 27 (56.25%) Hibernate
6 27 (56.25%) JPA
7 26 (54.17%) MVC
7 26 (54.17%) XML
8 24 (50.00%) Spring
8 24 (50.00%) Maven
9 23 (47.92%) AspectJ
9 23 (47.92%) Unified Process
9 23 (47.92%) TopLink
9 23 (47.92%) Eclipse
9 23 (47.92%) Middleware
9 23 (47.92%) XSD
9 23 (47.92%) JDBC
9 23 (47.92%) Web Services
9 23 (47.92%) RUP
9 23 (47.92%) WSDL
9 23 (47.92%) XML Schema
9 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
9 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (47.92%) Use Case
9 23 (47.92%) RESTful
9 23 (47.92%) EclipseLink
10 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (41.67%) Software Engineering
11 20 (41.67%) PostgreSQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (87.50%) JBoss
2 18 (37.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) CTI
2 1 (2.08%) RFID
2 1 (2.08%) NFC
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle Database
3 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (35.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Maven
2 23 (47.92%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 24 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Tester
5 7 (14.58%) Automation Tester
6 6 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) EJB
2 38 (79.17%) JMS
3 27 (56.25%) Hibernate
3 27 (56.25%) JPA
4 26 (54.17%) XML
5 24 (50.00%) Spring
6 23 (47.92%) RESTful
6 23 (47.92%) EclipseLink
6 23 (47.92%) XSD
6 23 (47.92%) TopLink
6 23 (47.92%) WSDL
6 23 (47.92%) XML Schema
6 23 (47.92%) Middleware
6 23 (47.92%) JDBC
6 23 (47.92%) Web Services
7 20 (41.67%) HTML
8 19 (39.58%) CSS
8 19 (39.58%) Drools
8 19 (39.58%) jBPM
9 18 (37.50%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) MVC
2 23 (47.92%) Use Case
2 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (47.92%) RUP
2 23 (47.92%) Unified Process
3 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 19 (39.58%) People Management
6 18 (37.50%) ITSM
7 17 (35.42%) Service Management
8 15 (31.25%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.33%) SDLC
11 3 (6.25%) OO
11 3 (6.25%) Web Development
12 1 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
12 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
12 1 (2.08%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) AspectJ
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Oracle
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