The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 92 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 5 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.74% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.78% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Java Software Engineer
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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Degree
3 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
4 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 10 (62.50%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) RDBMS
5 9 (56.25%) Internet
5 9 (56.25%) SOAP
5 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (50.00%) MySQL
6 8 (50.00%) Perl
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) Quality Management
7 7 (43.75%) LAMP
7 7 (43.75%) Debian
7 7 (43.75%) JSP
7 7 (43.75%) Servlets
7 7 (43.75%) Project Management
7 7 (43.75%) Apache
7 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
7 7 (43.75%) CGI
7 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
7 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
7 7 (43.75%) High Availability
7 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) RDBMS
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) CGI
2 7 (43.75%) JSP
2 7 (43.75%) LAMP
2 7 (43.75%) Servlets
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) JMX
5 1 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Debian
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 7 (43.75%) High Availability
4 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Sybase