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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 237 269 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.09% 18.08% 18.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.91% 33.84% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 167 174 154
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £28,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
660 795 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.81% 53.43% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 447 556 446
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Java
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 195 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (33.41%) Web Services
3 138 (30.94%) JavaScript
4 132 (29.60%) HTML
5 131 (29.37%) Oracle
5 131 (29.37%) Software Engineering
6 128 (28.70%) Degree
7 126 (28.25%) Linux
8 125 (28.03%) Finance
9 113 (25.34%) Hibernate
10 109 (24.44%) Spring
11 98 (21.97%) JBoss
12 97 (21.75%) CSS
13 94 (21.08%) Relational Database
14 93 (20.85%) XML
15 85 (19.06%) SQL
16 82 (18.39%) Banking
16 82 (18.39%) Scrum
16 82 (18.39%) Computer Science
17 80 (17.94%) .NET
18 70 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (15.70%) JPA
19 66 (14.80%) Python
19 66 (14.80%) JMS
20 65 (14.57%) Apache
21 64 (14.35%) OO
22 62 (13.90%) C++
22 62 (13.90%) jQuery
23 61 (13.68%) RESTful
24 60 (13.45%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 98 (21.97%) JBoss
2 65 (14.57%) Apache
3 59 (13.23%) Tomcat
4 38 (8.52%) WebSphere
5 25 (5.61%) CMS
6 10 (2.24%) SAS
7 9 (2.02%) IIS
8 7 (1.57%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.35%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.12%) FileNet
10 5 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.12%) Captiva
10 5 (1.12%) Node.js
10 5 (1.12%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.12%) SPSS
3 3 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) assyst
2 2 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.16%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.12%) SaaS
3 5 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.83%) Internet
2 15 (3.36%) CTI
3 7 (1.57%) SAN
4 5 (1.12%) HTTP
5 2 (0.45%) DNS
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) NFC
6 1 (0.22%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) RFID
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) WAN
6 1 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (21.08%) Relational Database
2 60 (13.45%) MySQL
3 58 (13.00%) RDBMS
4 57 (12.78%) SQL Server
5 50 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (5.83%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.93%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.59%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.47%) Big Data
10 8 (1.79%) JasperReports
10 8 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.79%) DataStage
11 7 (1.57%) DB2
12 6 (1.35%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.12%) HBase
13 5 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.12%) Sqoop
13 5 (1.12%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.12%) Mahout
13 5 (1.12%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 47 (10.54%) Maven
2 39 (8.74%) Eclipse
3 32 (7.17%) Git (software)
4 30 (6.73%) Selenium
5 26 (5.83%) JUnit
6 16 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.24%) WebDriver
7 10 (2.24%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.02%) JMeter
8 9 (2.02%) HttpUnit
8 9 (2.02%) Ant
9 8 (1.79%) FitNesse
9 8 (1.79%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.57%) Subversion
11 6 (1.35%) JIRA
12 5 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.45%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.22%) Mockito
14 1 (0.22%) FindBugs
General
1 125 (28.03%) Finance
2 82 (18.39%) Banking
3 37 (8.30%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.61%) Retail
5 14 (3.14%) Retail Banking
6 13 (2.91%) Games
7 10 (2.24%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 219 (49.10%) Developer
2 157 (35.20%) Java Developer
3 69 (15.47%) Senior Developer
4 62 (13.90%) Software Engineer
5 56 (12.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (8.97%) Analyst
7 26 (5.83%) Software Developer
8 21 (4.71%) Architect
8 21 (4.71%) Graduate
9 15 (3.36%) Technical Architect
9 15 (3.36%) Web Developer
9 15 (3.36%) Development Manager
10 12 (2.69%) Junior
10 12 (2.69%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.47%) Technical Manager
11 11 (2.47%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (2.24%) Test Engineer
12 10 (2.24%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (2.24%) Tester
12 10 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (33.41%) Web Services
2 132 (29.60%) HTML
3 113 (25.34%) Hibernate
4 109 (24.44%) Spring
5 97 (21.75%) CSS
6 93 (20.85%) XML
7 80 (17.94%) .NET
8 70 (15.70%) JPA
9 66 (14.80%) JMS
10 62 (13.90%) jQuery
11 61 (13.68%) RESTful
12 59 (13.23%) Java EE
12 59 (13.23%) SOAP
13 57 (12.78%) JSP
14 55 (12.33%) Servlets
15 54 (12.11%) EJB
16 51 (11.43%) J2EE
17 42 (9.42%) HTML5
18 40 (8.97%) Middleware
19 33 (7.40%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.39%) Computer Science
2 46 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.36%) GIS
4 14 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.24%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.79%) Physics
7 7 (1.57%) Social Media
7 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.12%) User Experience
9 5 (1.12%) W3C
10 4 (0.90%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.45%) iSeries
12 2 (0.45%) Telematics
12 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 126 (28.25%) Linux
2 41 (9.19%) UNIX
3 37 (8.30%) Windows
4 31 (6.95%) Android
5 29 (6.50%) Apple iOS
6 26 (5.83%) Debian
7 25 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.57%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.57%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.37%) Software Engineering
3 82 (18.39%) Scrum
4 70 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (14.35%) OO
6 59 (13.23%) MVC
7 53 (11.88%) Open Source
8 46 (10.31%) SDLC
9 39 (8.74%) TDD
10 36 (8.07%) Mentoring
11 31 (6.95%) Use Case
11 31 (6.95%) Unified Process
11 31 (6.95%) RUP
12 27 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (6.05%) Automated Testing
13 25 (5.61%) Project Management
13 25 (5.61%) People Management
14 24 (5.38%) ITSM
15 22 (4.93%) Configuration Management
16 19 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (30.94%) JavaScript
2 85 (19.06%) SQL
3 66 (14.80%) Python
4 62 (13.90%) C++
5 60 (13.45%) C#
6 56 (12.56%) Perl
7 48 (10.76%) PHP
8 31 (6.95%) AspectJ
9 28 (6.28%) C
10 25 (5.61%) Ruby
11 16 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.36%) VB
13 12 (2.69%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.12%) R
17 3 (0.67%) Lisp
18 2 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 128 (28.70%) Degree
2 7 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.31%) QA
2 9 (2.02%) SLA
3 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (5.16%) Puppet
3 15 (3.36%) Nagios
4 6 (1.35%) Munin
4 6 (1.35%) Graphite
5 4 (0.90%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 131 (29.37%) Oracle
2 22 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.91%) IBM
5 11 (2.47%) VMware
6 9 (2.02%) Splunk
7 8 (1.79%) Alterian
8 7 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.35%) F5
9 6 (1.35%) Google
9 6 (1.35%) Sybase
10 5 (1.12%) Cognos
10 5 (1.12%) Misys
10 5 (1.12%) Netezza
10 5 (1.12%) Greenplum
10 5 (1.12%) Informatica
10 5 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.12%) Vertica
10 5 (1.12%) Talend
10 5 (1.12%) Teradata
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36,491 - £61,220 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Compeititve Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Life Assurance, Health Insurance, Pe
Posted: 6 days ago