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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 229 226 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.66% 15.07% 14.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.54% 29.05% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 150 151 119
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
663 778 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.45% 51.87% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 443 560 412
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 181 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (32.95%) Web Services
3 136 (31.12%) Finance
4 134 (30.66%) HTML
5 128 (29.29%) JavaScript
6 124 (28.38%) Linux
7 123 (28.15%) Oracle
8 119 (27.23%) Software Engineering
9 114 (26.09%) Degree
10 104 (23.80%) Spring
11 100 (22.88%) Hibernate
12 96 (21.97%) SQL
13 95 (21.74%) CSS
13 95 (21.74%) Banking
14 87 (19.91%) Relational Database
15 84 (19.22%) XML
16 79 (18.08%) .NET
17 78 (17.85%) Scrum
18 75 (17.16%) Computer Science
19 69 (15.79%) JBoss
20 68 (15.56%) Apache
21 66 (15.10%) OO
21 66 (15.10%) Perl
22 65 (14.87%) C++
23 64 (14.65%) MySQL
24 63 (14.42%) Python
25 62 (14.19%) Tomcat
26 61 (13.96%) Open Source
27 60 (13.73%) RDBMS
28 59 (13.50%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 69 (15.79%) JBoss
2 68 (15.56%) Apache
3 62 (14.19%) Tomcat
4 26 (5.95%) WebSphere
5 23 (5.26%) CMS
6 12 (2.75%) Alfresco
7 11 (2.52%) SAS
8 9 (2.06%) IIS
9 7 (1.60%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.14%) FileNet
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.14%) Node.js
10 5 (1.14%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.14%) Captiva
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.46%) Drupal
13 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) SPSS
2 5 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.69%) GitHub
5 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.41%) Internet
2 14 (3.20%) CTI
3 7 (1.60%) SAN
4 5 (1.14%) HTTP
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) DNS
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) NFC
6 1 (0.23%) NAS
6 1 (0.23%) RFID
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.91%) Relational Database
2 64 (14.65%) MySQL
3 60 (13.73%) RDBMS
4 45 (10.30%) SQL Server
5 44 (10.07%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.03%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.12%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.66%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.75%) Big Data
10 8 (1.83%) JasperReports
10 8 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.83%) DataStage
11 7 (1.60%) DB2
12 6 (1.37%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.14%) HBase
13 5 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.14%) Sqoop
13 5 (1.14%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.14%) Mahout
13 5 (1.14%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 40 (9.15%) Maven
2 38 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 32 (7.32%) JUnit
4 31 (7.09%) Selenium
5 25 (5.72%) Eclipse
6 24 (5.49%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.97%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.29%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.06%) JMeter
9 9 (2.06%) HttpUnit
9 9 (2.06%) JIRA
10 8 (1.83%) FitNesse
10 8 (1.83%) Ant
11 6 (1.37%) Subversion
12 5 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.46%) PHPUnit
15 1 (0.23%) FindBugs
General
1 136 (31.12%) Finance
2 95 (21.74%) Banking
3 41 (9.38%) Retail
4 30 (6.86%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.12%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.06%) Games
7 8 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.60%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.14%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (46.00%) Developer
2 148 (33.87%) Java Developer
3 61 (13.96%) Software Engineer
4 52 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 43 (9.84%) Analyst
6 41 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (5.03%) Graduate
8 17 (3.89%) Architect
8 17 (3.89%) Development Manager
9 15 (3.43%) Software Developer
9 15 (3.43%) Web Developer
10 14 (3.20%) Graduate Developer
11 13 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (2.75%) Junior
12 12 (2.75%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.75%) Technical Manager
12 12 (2.75%) Open Source Developer
13 11 (2.52%) Technical Specialist
14 10 (2.29%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (2.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (32.95%) Web Services
2 134 (30.66%) HTML
3 104 (23.80%) Spring
4 100 (22.88%) Hibernate
5 95 (21.74%) CSS
6 84 (19.22%) XML
7 79 (18.08%) .NET
8 56 (12.81%) SOAP
9 54 (12.36%) RESTful
10 53 (12.13%) JMS
11 52 (11.90%) jQuery
12 51 (11.67%) J2EE
13 50 (11.44%) JSP
13 50 (11.44%) JPA
14 48 (10.98%) Servlets
15 43 (9.84%) Java EE
16 40 (9.15%) HTML5
17 38 (8.70%) EJB
18 29 (6.64%) Middleware
19 28 (6.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.16%) Computer Science
2 54 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.89%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.43%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.20%) GIS
6 11 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.06%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.06%) Physics
8 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.14%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.14%) W3C
10 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.69%) User Experience
11 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.46%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 124 (28.38%) Linux
2 50 (11.44%) UNIX
3 37 (8.47%) Windows
4 33 (7.55%) Android
5 29 (6.64%) Debian
6 24 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.81%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (27.23%) Software Engineering
3 78 (17.85%) Scrum
4 66 (15.10%) OO
5 61 (13.96%) Open Source
6 59 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (11.90%) SDLC
8 47 (10.76%) Mentoring
9 36 (8.24%) MVC
10 34 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (6.86%) Project Management
11 30 (6.86%) TDD
12 29 (6.64%) Automated Testing
13 26 (5.95%) SOA
14 25 (5.72%) Configuration Management
15 23 (5.26%) Web Development
16 22 (5.03%) Unit Testing
16 22 (5.03%) BDD
17 20 (4.58%) Use Case
17 20 (4.58%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 128 (29.29%) JavaScript
2 96 (21.97%) SQL
3 66 (15.10%) Perl
4 65 (14.87%) C++
5 63 (14.42%) Python
6 59 (13.50%) C#
7 42 (9.61%) PHP
8 25 (5.72%) C
8 25 (5.72%) Ruby
9 21 (4.81%) VB
10 20 (4.58%) AspectJ
11 18 (4.12%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.66%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.43%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.37%) Scala
15 5 (1.14%) R
15 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.92%) Korn
17 3 (0.69%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 114 (26.09%) Degree
2 12 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) PhD
4 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.04%) QA
2 11 (2.52%) SLA
3 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.83%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.14%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.92%) Docker
5 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (5.49%) Puppet
3 17 (3.89%) Nagios
4 8 (1.83%) Graphite
5 4 (0.92%) Opsview
5 4 (0.92%) Munin
5 4 (0.92%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.23%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 123 (28.15%) Oracle
2 24 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.20%) IBM
3 14 (3.20%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.75%) VMware
5 10 (2.29%) F5
6 9 (2.06%) Splunk
6 9 (2.06%) Fundtech
7 8 (1.83%) Alterian
8 5 (1.14%) Netezza
8 5 (1.14%) Greenplum
8 5 (1.14%) Vertica
8 5 (1.14%) Talend
8 5 (1.14%) Teradata
8 5 (1.14%) Misys
8 5 (1.14%) Informatica
8 5 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.14%) Cognos
9 4 (0.92%) Cisco
9 4 (0.92%) SAP
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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