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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 80 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 21 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 1.51% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 4.30% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
544 419 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.93% 35.09% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 401 277 327
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 August 2014, 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 38 (92.68%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) JBoss
2 19 (46.34%) Degree
3 18 (43.90%) Open Source
4 17 (41.46%) SOA
4 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 17 (41.46%) HTML
4 17 (41.46%) Hibernate
5 12 (29.27%) XML
5 12 (29.27%) XSLT
6 11 (26.83%) JUnit
7 10 (24.39%) JSF
7 10 (24.39%) TestNG
8 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 8 (19.51%) JDBC
8 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
8 8 (19.51%) HTTP
8 8 (19.51%) Apache
9 7 (17.07%) Python
9 7 (17.07%) Middleware
9 7 (17.07%) CSS
9 7 (17.07%) Perl
9 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
10 6 (14.63%) jQuery
10 6 (14.63%) Finance
10 6 (14.63%) SQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (19.51%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
3 4 (9.76%) SAS
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.32%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) JUnit
2 10 (24.39%) TestNG
3 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 26 (63.41%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Junior
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Junior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
1 17 (41.46%) Hibernate
2 12 (29.27%) XML
2 12 (29.27%) XSLT
3 10 (24.39%) JSF
4 8 (19.51%) JDBC
5 7 (17.07%) Middleware
5 7 (17.07%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) J2EE
7 3 (7.32%) Drools
7 3 (7.32%) jBPM
7 3 (7.32%) RichFaces
8 2 (4.88%) Dojo
8 2 (4.88%) Ajax
8 2 (4.88%) HTML5
8 2 (4.88%) JNDI
8 2 (4.88%) JAAS
8 2 (4.88%) JSP
9 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.76%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.76%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Physics
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) SOA
2 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.07%) TDD
3 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) BPMN
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Lisp
5 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) PhD
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle