The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 99 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.24% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.25% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Java Software Developer
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
1409 1189 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.31% 94.97% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 950 757 846
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Software Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) OO
2 14 (87.50%) PhD
2 14 (87.50%) OOD
2 14 (87.50%) Games
2 14 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 14 (87.50%) Physics
2 14 (87.50%) Game Development
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Fedora
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 14 (87.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 14 (87.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Fedora
1 2 (12.50%) CentOS
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) OO
2 14 (87.50%) OOD
2 14 (87.50%) Game Development
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) PhD
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Dell
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago