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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 88 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java EE 19 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.28% 1.11% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 3.36% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -2.29%
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
573 417 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.48% 33.04% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 458 279 339
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Java EE Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (51.22%) Hibernate
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) JBoss
4 16 (39.02%) SOA
4 16 (39.02%) Degree
5 12 (29.27%) Open Source
6 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.95%) Big Data
8 9 (21.95%) CMS
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) JDBC
9 8 (19.51%) HTTP
9 8 (19.51%) Apache
9 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Python
10 7 (17.07%) XML
10 7 (17.07%) XSLT
10 7 (17.07%) Perl
10 7 (17.07%) Maven
10 7 (17.07%) Spring
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
11 6 (14.63%) SQL
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) JUnit
11 6 (14.63%) Middleware

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (21.95%) CMS
2 8 (19.51%) Apache
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.76%) SAS
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.20%) TestNG
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Hibernate
2 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 8 (19.51%) JDBC
4 7 (17.07%) XML
4 7 (17.07%) XSLT
4 7 (17.07%) Spring
5 6 (14.63%) Middleware
5 6 (14.63%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) JSF
7 3 (7.32%) J2EE
8 2 (4.88%) JSP
8 2 (4.88%) Dojo
8 2 (4.88%) HTML5
9 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.44%) JPA
9 1 (2.44%) Drools
9 1 (2.44%) RichFaces
9 1 (2.44%) LAMP
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) 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 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) SOA
3 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
5 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) BPMN
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) Python
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 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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