The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 160 205 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.35% 15.04% 14.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.52% 32.08% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 139 153
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £53,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
542 639 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.82% 46.88% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 338 436 543
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Java.

1 169 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (33.72%) JavaScript
3 99 (28.53%) Finance
4 96 (27.67%) Spring
5 93 (26.80%) Web Services
6 87 (25.07%) Scrum
7 83 (23.92%) Oracle
8 80 (23.05%) C#
8 80 (23.05%) HTML
9 76 (21.90%) SQL
9 76 (21.90%) Software Engineering
10 69 (19.88%) OO
10 69 (19.88%) Degree
11 68 (19.60%) Banking
12 67 (19.31%) RESTful
13 66 (19.02%) JSON
13 66 (19.02%) .NET
14 64 (18.44%) CSS
15 63 (18.16%) Linux
16 57 (16.43%) JBoss
16 57 (16.43%) Unit Testing
17 56 (16.14%) Python
17 56 (16.14%) Relational Database
18 55 (15.85%) Open Source
19 52 (14.99%) jQuery
20 50 (14.41%) SOA
21 49 (14.12%) Maven
21 49 (14.12%) Mentoring
22 46 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
22 46 (13.26%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (16.43%) JBoss
2 44 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 32 (9.22%) Apache
4 31 (8.93%) Alfresco
5 24 (6.92%) WebSphere
6 15 (4.32%) Node.js
7 10 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.59%) NetWeaver
8 9 (2.59%) SAS
9 8 (2.31%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.44%) CMS
10 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.29%) Drupal
13 1 (0.29%) IIS
13 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.15%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Sonata
2 1 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.02%) GitHub
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.58%) Heroku
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.32%) Internet
2 6 (1.73%) HTTP
2 6 (1.73%) MQTT
3 3 (0.86%) Network Security
3 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.14%) Relational Database
2 38 (10.95%) MySQL
3 35 (10.09%) SQL Server
4 32 (9.22%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.19%) Big Data
6 17 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.90%) NoSQL
7 16 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (3.75%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.17%) DB2
9 11 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.73%) NewSQL
12 6 (1.73%) OLTP
12 6 (1.73%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (1.73%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 49 (14.12%) Maven
2 43 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 38 (10.95%) Selenium
4 35 (10.09%) Git (software)
5 34 (9.80%) Artifactory
6 25 (7.20%) JIRA
7 15 (4.32%) PowerBuilder
7 15 (4.32%) Subversion
8 14 (4.03%) Eclipse
9 12 (3.46%) JUnit
10 9 (2.59%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.02%) Ant
12 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.44%) Xdebug
13 4 (1.15%) Eclipse RCP
13 4 (1.15%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.58%) RSpec
14 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 99 (28.53%) Finance
2 68 (19.60%) Banking
3 24 (6.92%) Retail
4 15 (4.32%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.31%) Games
7 5 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 174 (50.14%) Developer
2 119 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 43 (12.39%) Software Engineer
4 40 (11.53%) Senior Developer
5 35 (10.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (8.36%) Architect
7 26 (7.49%) Open Source Developer
8 24 (6.92%) Lead Developer
9 20 (5.76%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.61%) Analyst
13 15 (4.32%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.32%) Technical Specialist
14 14 (4.03%) Lead Java Developer
15 13 (3.75%) Java Engineer
15 13 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
16 11 (3.17%) DB2 Support
16 11 (3.17%) Mainframe Support
16 11 (3.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (27.67%) Spring
2 93 (26.80%) Web Services
3 80 (23.05%) HTML
4 67 (19.31%) RESTful
5 66 (19.02%) .NET
5 66 (19.02%) JSON
6 64 (18.44%) CSS
7 52 (14.99%) jQuery
8 41 (11.82%) Hibernate
9 39 (11.24%) AngularJS
9 39 (11.24%) HTML5
10 33 (9.51%) SOAP
11 32 (9.22%) Middleware
12 31 (8.93%) Gherkin
12 31 (8.93%) Spring Security
12 31 (8.93%) XHTML
13 30 (8.65%) XML
14 24 (6.92%) Servlets
15 22 (6.34%) REST
16 18 (5.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.63%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.61%) Mainframe
5 13 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (3.17%) User Experience
7 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.31%) Physics
7 8 (2.31%) SWIFT
8 7 (2.02%) Fintech
9 5 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.15%) Derivative
10 4 (1.15%) Economics
10 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.16%) Linux
2 27 (7.78%) Unix
3 16 (4.61%) Android
3 16 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.03%) Windows
5 10 (2.88%) Debian
6 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.15%) VMS
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (25.07%) Scrum
3 76 (21.90%) Software Engineering
4 69 (19.88%) OO
5 57 (16.43%) Unit Testing
6 55 (15.85%) Open Source
7 50 (14.41%) SOA
8 49 (14.12%) Mentoring
9 46 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (12.68%) SDLC
11 41 (11.82%) BDD
12 39 (11.24%) TDD
13 34 (9.80%) MVC
14 31 (8.93%) Document Management
14 31 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (7.78%) Open Source Development
15 27 (7.78%) Web Development
16 21 (6.05%) High Availability
17 18 (5.19%) Project Management
18 16 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 80 (23.05%) C#
3 76 (21.90%) SQL
4 56 (16.14%) Python
5 36 (10.37%) Perl
6 35 (10.09%) C++
7 32 (9.22%) PL/SQL
8 21 (6.05%) Ruby
9 20 (5.76%) PHP
10 15 (4.32%) C
11 13 (3.75%) Scala
12 11 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.59%) ABAP
14 6 (1.73%) VBA
15 5 (1.44%) Lisp
16 4 (1.15%) Korn
16 4 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (19.88%) Degree
2 23 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.88%) PhD
4 6 (1.73%) ISEB
4 6 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Docker
2 5 (1.44%) Squid
2 5 (1.44%) Varnish
3 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.02%) Puppet
3 5 (1.44%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.15%) Graphite
4 4 (1.15%) Nagios
4 4 (1.15%) Opsview
5 3 (0.86%) Ansible
6 2 (0.58%) Ambari
6 2 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.58%) Oozie
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.58%) Salt
7 1 (0.29%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 83 (23.92%) Oracle
2 21 (6.05%) IBM
3 16 (4.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.17%) SAP
5 6 (1.73%) Informatica
5 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.73%) Vertica
6 5 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.15%) Cisco
7 4 (1.15%) F5
7 4 (1.15%) Fundtech
8 3 (0.86%) CA
8 3 (0.86%) Sybase
8 3 (0.86%) VMware
9 2 (0.58%) Apple
9 2 (0.58%) FNZ
9 2 (0.58%) Splunk
9 2 (0.58%) Twitter
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
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