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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 192 167 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.61% 11.50% 16.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.93% 23.65% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 135 123 115
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
713 706 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.53% 48.62% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 522 488 420
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 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 156 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (34.41%) Degree
3 135 (33.67%) Linux
4 103 (25.69%) Software Engineering
5 102 (25.44%) Computer Science
6 99 (24.69%) SQL
7 98 (24.44%) Finance
8 96 (23.94%) JavaScript
9 86 (21.45%) C#
10 85 (21.20%) Python
11 77 (19.20%) C++
12 76 (18.95%) OO
13 72 (17.96%) UNIX
14 67 (16.71%) Web Services
15 66 (16.46%) Oracle
16 63 (15.71%) Banking
16 63 (15.71%) Spring
17 61 (15.21%) XML
18 60 (14.96%) HTML
19 57 (14.21%) Hibernate
20 53 (13.22%) Relational Database
21 52 (12.97%) Perl
22 50 (12.47%) CSS
22 50 (12.47%) SOA
23 49 (12.22%) Scrum
24 46 (11.47%) QA
25 45 (11.22%) PL/SQL
25 45 (11.22%) Mathematics
26 42 (10.47%) J2EE
27 40 (9.98%) Games

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (8.48%) Apache
2 31 (7.73%) JBoss
3 30 (7.48%) WebSphere
4 28 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 28 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.99%) CMS
6 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.50%) TeamSite
7 5 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.00%) SAS
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.75%) CICS
9 3 (0.75%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.99%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.49%) Internet
2 14 (3.49%) HTTP
3 8 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) SNMP
4 3 (0.75%) SMTP
5 2 (0.50%) SSL
5 2 (0.50%) CTI
6 1 (0.25%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.22%) Relational Database
2 30 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.73%) MySQL
4 26 (6.48%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.49%) Big Data
6 16 (3.99%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.50%) DB2
8 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.50%) OLAP
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.24%) Maven
2 13 (3.24%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.99%) Subversion
4 11 (2.74%) Selenium
5 10 (2.49%) Ant
5 10 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.24%) LoadRunner
6 9 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.75%) JUnit
8 6 (1.50%) JIRA
9 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.50%) JMeter
11 2 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.50%) Emacs
11 2 (0.50%) LLVM
11 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.50%) GCC
12 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
General
1 98 (24.44%) Finance
2 63 (15.71%) Banking
3 40 (9.98%) Games
4 27 (6.73%) Retail
5 16 (3.99%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.00%) Marketing
7 7 (1.75%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Military
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 188 (46.88%) Developer
2 102 (25.44%) Java Developer
3 64 (15.96%) Software Engineer
4 49 (12.22%) Senior Developer
5 44 (10.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (8.98%) Software Developer
7 31 (7.73%) Analyst
8 28 (6.98%) Architect
9 19 (4.74%) QA Engineer
10 17 (4.24%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.49%) Graduate
11 14 (3.49%) Java Architect
12 12 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 12 (2.99%) Junior
12 12 (2.99%) Test Analyst
12 12 (2.99%) Senior Software Developer
13 11 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (2.49%) Technical Architect
14 10 (2.49%) Tester
14 10 (2.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.71%) Web Services
2 63 (15.71%) Spring
3 61 (15.21%) XML
4 60 (14.96%) HTML
5 57 (14.21%) Hibernate
6 50 (12.47%) CSS
7 42 (10.47%) J2EE
8 38 (9.48%) .NET
9 27 (6.73%) jQuery
10 26 (6.48%) Java EE
11 24 (5.99%) SOAP
12 21 (5.24%) Middleware
13 20 (4.99%) XSLT
14 19 (4.74%) REST
15 18 (4.49%) HTML5
16 17 (4.24%) Servlets
17 16 (3.99%) JSP
18 14 (3.49%) JMS
18 14 (3.49%) JPA
19 13 (3.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 102 (25.44%) Computer Science
2 45 (11.22%) Mathematics
3 37 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.98%) Open Source
5 27 (6.73%) Physics
6 17 (4.24%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.99%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.49%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.99%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.00%) Replication
11 8 (2.00%) Equities
11 8 (2.00%) Social Media
11 8 (2.00%) Xbox
12 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.75%) GIS
13 4 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (1.00%) Clustering
13 4 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.67%) Linux
2 72 (17.96%) UNIX
3 38 (9.48%) Windows
4 22 (5.49%) Android
5 20 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.49%) Apple iOS
7 14 (3.49%) Debian
8 12 (2.99%) AIX
9 7 (1.75%) Solaris
10 6 (1.50%) CentOS
11 4 (1.00%) Fedora
12 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (25.69%) Software Engineering
3 76 (18.95%) OO
4 50 (12.47%) SOA
5 49 (12.22%) Scrum
6 38 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.23%) TDD
8 26 (6.48%) Project Management
8 26 (6.48%) Analytics
9 23 (5.74%) Configuration Management
10 21 (5.24%) OOP
10 21 (5.24%) Automated Testing
11 18 (4.49%) MVC
11 18 (4.49%) DevOps
12 17 (4.24%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.99%) Unit Testing
14 15 (3.74%) Multithreading
14 15 (3.74%) Android Development
15 14 (3.49%) Test Scripting
16 13 (3.24%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.69%) SQL
2 96 (23.94%) JavaScript
3 86 (21.45%) C#
4 85 (21.20%) Python
5 77 (19.20%) C++
6 52 (12.97%) Perl
7 45 (11.22%) PL/SQL
8 21 (5.24%) PHP
9 19 (4.74%) C
10 17 (4.24%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.49%) Ruby
12 11 (2.74%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.00%) ActionScript
13 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.50%) Scala
15 6 (1.50%) COBOL
16 5 (1.25%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 138 (34.41%) Degree
2 13 (3.24%) PhD
3 5 (1.25%) RHCE
4 4 (1.00%) GIAC
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) RACF
2 1 (0.25%) Squid
2 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.74%) Puppet
1 19 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.00%) Nagios
3 7 (1.75%) Munin
4 6 (1.50%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.25%) Ansible
5 5 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.00%) Cacti
6 4 (1.00%) Graphite
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.75%) SCCM
7 3 (0.75%) SCOM
7 3 (0.75%) OpenView
8 2 (0.50%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.50%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 66 (16.46%) Oracle
2 16 (3.99%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.99%) HP
4 11 (2.74%) Adobe
5 10 (2.49%) Sybase
6 9 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.00%) Dell
8 6 (1.50%) Google
9 3 (0.75%) SAP
9 3 (0.75%) VMware
10 2 (0.50%) BMC
10 2 (0.50%) CA
10 2 (0.50%) IBM
10 2 (0.50%) Misys
10 2 (0.50%) Twitter
11 1 (0.25%) Tableau
11 1 (0.25%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.25%) Informatica
11 1 (0.25%) Lotus
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago