The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 103 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
Java Programmer
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Programmer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Programmer in their job title 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 with Java Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Axis
3 4 (66.67%) GWT
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Vaadin
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) TDD

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Programmer in their job title 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 with Java Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Axis
2 4 (66.67%) GWT
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Vaadin
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware