The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 SE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 91 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% - 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Java SE
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
503 510 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.90% 37.83% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java SE
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java SE Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java SE
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) GIS
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Swing
5 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 2 (25.00%) JavaFX
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Physics

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Swing
1 2 (25.00%) JavaFX
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree