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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 108 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
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 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) CGI
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) HDFS
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CGI
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS