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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 187 140 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.42% 9.79% 15.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.32% 19.42% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 137 98 128
Average salary £42,000 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,130 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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
769 721 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.06% 50.42% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 558 474 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 161 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (32.82%) Linux
3 144 (31.72%) Degree
4 131 (28.85%) SQL
5 113 (24.89%) Computer Science
5 113 (24.89%) Software Engineering
6 103 (22.69%) C#
7 98 (21.59%) JavaScript
8 96 (21.15%) C++
8 96 (21.15%) Python
9 93 (20.48%) Web Services
10 90 (19.82%) XML
10 90 (19.82%) OO
11 89 (19.60%) Oracle
12 87 (19.16%) Finance
13 81 (17.84%) HTML
13 81 (17.84%) UNIX
14 78 (17.18%) Hibernate
15 76 (16.74%) SOA
16 74 (16.30%) Spring
17 65 (14.32%) Perl
18 56 (12.33%) PL/SQL
19 55 (12.11%) CSS
20 53 (11.67%) .NET
20 53 (11.67%) QA
20 53 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (11.45%) Relational Database
22 49 (10.79%) Apache
22 49 (10.79%) SOAP
23 47 (10.35%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 49 (10.79%) Apache
2 47 (10.35%) WebLogic
3 45 (9.91%) JBoss
4 36 (7.93%) Tomcat
5 34 (7.49%) WebSphere
6 22 (4.85%) CMS
7 18 (3.96%) Alfresco
7 18 (3.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.10%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.88%) SAS
11 4 (0.88%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.88%) Node.js
12 3 (0.66%) CICS
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.66%) FileNet
13 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.47%) Internet
2 19 (4.19%) HTTP
3 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.66%) SMTP
5 2 (0.44%) VoIP
5 2 (0.44%) SNMP
5 2 (0.44%) VPN
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.45%) Relational Database
2 36 (7.93%) RDBMS
3 30 (6.61%) Big Data
4 29 (6.39%) Oracle Database
4 29 (6.39%) MySQL
4 29 (6.39%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
6 18 (3.96%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.76%) DB2
7 8 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.32%) OLAP
10 4 (0.88%) OLTP
10 4 (0.88%) NewSQL
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (6.83%) Jenkins
2 28 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.95%) Ant
4 24 (5.29%) Selenium
5 22 (4.85%) Maven
6 8 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.76%) Subversion
6 8 (1.76%) Artifactory
7 7 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.54%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.32%) JUnit
8 6 (1.32%) JIRA
9 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.44%) JMeter
10 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.44%) LLVM
10 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 87 (19.16%) Finance
2 47 (10.35%) Banking
3 42 (9.25%) Games
4 21 (4.63%) Retail
5 12 (2.64%) Marketing
6 10 (2.20%) French Language
7 9 (1.98%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.54%) German Language
9 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (51.98%) Developer
2 134 (29.52%) Java Developer
3 69 (15.20%) Software Engineer
4 67 (14.76%) Senior Developer
5 59 (13.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (8.59%) Software Developer
7 28 (6.17%) Analyst
8 24 (5.29%) Architect
9 20 (4.41%) Applications Support
10 17 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 17 (3.74%) Middleware Specialist
11 15 (3.30%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (3.30%) Junior
12 14 (3.08%) Applications Developer
12 14 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
12 14 (3.08%) QA Engineer
13 13 (2.86%) Java Architect
13 13 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
13 13 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (20.48%) Web Services
2 90 (19.82%) XML
3 81 (17.84%) HTML
4 78 (17.18%) Hibernate
5 74 (16.30%) Spring
6 55 (12.11%) CSS
7 53 (11.67%) .NET
8 49 (10.79%) SOAP
9 41 (9.03%) J2EE
10 37 (8.15%) jQuery
11 34 (7.49%) XSLT
12 31 (6.83%) Middleware
13 30 (6.61%) Java EE
14 27 (5.95%) JSON
15 25 (5.51%) RESTful
15 25 (5.51%) Servlets
16 23 (5.07%) HTML5
17 22 (4.85%) WPF
18 19 (4.19%) REST
18 19 (4.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 113 (24.89%) Computer Science
2 53 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (10.13%) Open Source
4 43 (9.47%) Mathematics
5 23 (5.07%) Physics
6 22 (4.85%) Algorithms
7 21 (4.63%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.08%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.98%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.76%) User Experience
11 8 (1.76%) Replication
12 7 (1.54%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.32%) Oracle Exalogic
13 6 (1.32%) Clustering
14 5 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (1.10%) Xbox
14 5 (1.10%) Online Games
15 4 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 149 (32.82%) Linux
2 81 (17.84%) UNIX
3 38 (8.37%) Windows
4 23 (5.07%) Android
4 23 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.96%) AIX
6 17 (3.74%) Debian
6 17 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.32%) CentOS
7 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.10%) Solaris
9 4 (0.88%) Fedora
10 2 (0.44%) zOS
11 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (24.89%) Software Engineering
3 90 (19.82%) OO
4 76 (16.74%) SOA
5 44 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (9.25%) Scrum
7 33 (7.27%) Automated Testing
7 33 (7.27%) TDD
8 30 (6.61%) Mentoring
9 29 (6.39%) Project Management
10 27 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 26 (5.73%) Analytics
12 22 (4.85%) MVC
13 21 (4.63%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.41%) Web Development
14 20 (4.41%) BPMN
15 19 (4.19%) BDD
16 18 (3.96%) DevOps
16 18 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (28.85%) SQL
2 103 (22.69%) C#
3 98 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 96 (21.15%) C++
4 96 (21.15%) Python
5 65 (14.32%) Perl
6 56 (12.33%) PL/SQL
7 29 (6.39%) PHP
8 28 (6.17%) Shell Script
9 24 (5.29%) C
10 20 (4.41%) Ruby
11 13 (2.86%) Jython
11 13 (2.86%) XQuery
11 13 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 11 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.20%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.98%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.76%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 144 (31.72%) Degree
2 19 (4.19%) PhD
3 6 (1.32%) Postgraduate
4 5 (1.10%) RHCE
5 4 (0.88%) GIAC
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.88%) HDFS
2 2 (0.44%) RACF
3 1 (0.22%) Squid
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (4.19%) Puppet
1 19 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 13 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (1.76%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.54%) Nagios
6 5 (1.10%) Munin
6 5 (1.10%) Ansible
7 4 (0.88%) Cacti
8 2 (0.44%) OpenView
8 2 (0.44%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.44%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.44%) SCCM
8 2 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 89 (19.60%) Oracle
2 14 (3.08%) Sybase
3 12 (2.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.20%) Adobe
4 10 (2.20%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.98%) HP
6 8 (1.76%) Dell
7 6 (1.32%) Google
8 5 (1.10%) SAP
8 5 (1.10%) VMware
9 3 (0.66%) Twitter
9 3 (0.66%) IBM
10 2 (0.44%) BMC
10 2 (0.44%) CA
11 1 (0.22%) Informatica
11 1 (0.22%) ESRI
11 1 (0.22%) Perforce
11 1 (0.22%) Zend
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) Tableau
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