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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 155 204 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.53% 15.10% 15.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.65% 32.43% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 97 148 142
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £59,650 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
541 629 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.73% 46.56% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 321 429 538
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 28 May 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 154 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 84 (28.47%) Finance
4 82 (27.80%) Scrum
5 79 (26.78%) C#
6 78 (26.44%) HTML
7 77 (26.10%) Software Engineering
8 76 (25.76%) Spring
9 67 (22.71%) SQL
9 67 (22.71%) .NET
10 66 (22.37%) Web Services
11 62 (21.02%) OO
12 61 (20.68%) Degree
13 56 (18.98%) Oracle
14 53 (17.97%) Linux
14 53 (17.97%) Unit Testing
15 52 (17.63%) CSS
16 51 (17.29%) SOA
16 51 (17.29%) RESTful
17 50 (16.95%) JSON
18 46 (15.59%) Banking
19 45 (15.25%) JBoss
20 44 (14.92%) Relational Database
21 43 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
21 43 (14.58%) Maven
22 41 (13.90%) Computer Science
22 41 (13.90%) Open Source
22 41 (13.90%) HTML5
23 40 (13.56%) Hibernate
23 40 (13.56%) Python

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 45 (15.25%) JBoss
2 29 (9.83%) Tomcat
3 28 (9.49%) Apache
4 26 (8.81%) Alfresco
5 13 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.07%) Node.js
7 9 (3.05%) NetWeaver
7 9 (3.05%) SAS
8 7 (2.37%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.02%) CMS
11 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.34%) Drupal
12 1 (0.34%) Flash Media Server
12 1 (0.34%) IIS
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.36%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Sonata
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.37%) GitHub
2 5 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.41%) Internet
2 6 (2.03%) HTTP
2 6 (2.03%) MQTT
3 5 (1.69%) LDAP
4 3 (1.02%) SSL
4 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.92%) Relational Database
2 36 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 35 (11.86%) MySQL
4 23 (7.80%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.08%) Big Data
6 14 (4.75%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.41%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.37%) DB2
10 7 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.36%) OLAP
11 4 (1.36%) OLTP
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.36%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 43 (14.58%) Maven
2 37 (12.54%) Jenkins
3 35 (11.86%) Git (software)
4 31 (10.51%) Selenium
5 29 (9.83%) Artifactory
6 25 (8.47%) JIRA
7 17 (5.76%) PowerBuilder
8 16 (5.42%) Subversion
9 13 (4.41%) Eclipse
10 12 (4.07%) JUnit
11 8 (2.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.69%) JMeter
12 5 (1.69%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.36%) Eclipse RCP
14 3 (1.02%) Xdebug
15 2 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
15 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (28.47%) Finance
2 46 (15.59%) Banking
3 23 (7.80%) Retail
4 11 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.05%) Games
6 8 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (53.56%) Developer
2 100 (33.90%) Java Developer
3 39 (13.22%) Software Engineer
4 31 (10.51%) Senior Developer
5 29 (9.83%) Architect
6 27 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (8.14%) Lead Developer
7 24 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 21 (7.12%) Open Source Developer
9 18 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.41%) Java Engineer
10 13 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
11 11 (3.73%) Analyst
11 11 (3.73%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.73%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (3.05%) SAP Architect
12 9 (3.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.71%) Java Architect
13 8 (2.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.44%) HTML
2 76 (25.76%) Spring
3 67 (22.71%) .NET
4 66 (22.37%) Web Services
5 52 (17.63%) CSS
6 51 (17.29%) RESTful
7 50 (16.95%) JSON
8 41 (13.90%) HTML5
9 40 (13.56%) Hibernate
10 36 (12.20%) jQuery
11 34 (11.53%) AngularJS
11 34 (11.53%) SOAP
12 26 (8.81%) Gherkin
12 26 (8.81%) Spring Security
12 26 (8.81%) XHTML
13 23 (7.80%) Middleware
13 23 (7.80%) XML
14 21 (7.12%) Servlets
15 20 (6.78%) REST
16 16 (5.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.90%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.41%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.41%) User Experience
5 9 (3.05%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.71%) Physics
7 7 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.37%) Fintech
7 7 (2.37%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (1.69%) Derivative
8 5 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.69%) PKI
9 4 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.36%) Economics
10 3 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.97%) Linux
2 26 (8.81%) Unix
3 20 (6.78%) Android
4 16 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.73%) Windows
6 10 (3.39%) Debian
7 8 (2.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) VMS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.80%) Scrum
3 77 (26.10%) Software Engineering
4 62 (21.02%) OO
5 53 (17.97%) Unit Testing
6 51 (17.29%) SOA
7 43 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (13.90%) Open Source
9 37 (12.54%) Mentoring
9 37 (12.54%) SDLC
10 34 (11.53%) TDD
11 33 (11.19%) BDD
12 26 (8.81%) Document Management
12 26 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (7.46%) Web Development
14 21 (7.12%) MVC
14 21 (7.12%) Open Source Development
15 17 (5.76%) DevOps
15 17 (5.76%) Project Management
16 16 (5.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 99 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 79 (26.78%) C#
3 67 (22.71%) SQL
4 40 (13.56%) Python
5 35 (11.86%) Perl
6 32 (10.85%) C++
7 28 (9.49%) PL/SQL
8 17 (5.76%) Ruby
9 16 (5.42%) PHP
10 13 (4.41%) C
10 13 (4.41%) Scala
11 9 (3.05%) ABAP
12 8 (2.71%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.03%) VBA
14 5 (1.69%) Groovy
14 5 (1.69%) Lisp
15 4 (1.36%) Delphi
15 4 (1.36%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.36%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (20.68%) Degree
2 18 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.39%) PhD
4 4 (1.36%) ISEB
4 4 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.69%) Docker
1 5 (1.69%) Squid
2 3 (1.02%) Varnish
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.69%) Puppet
3 3 (1.02%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.68%) Ansible
4 2 (0.68%) Graphite
4 2 (0.68%) Nagios
4 2 (0.68%) Opsview
4 2 (0.68%) Salt
5 1 (0.34%) Ambari
5 1 (0.34%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.34%) Mesos
5 1 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 56 (18.98%) Oracle
2 15 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.75%) IBM
4 10 (3.39%) SAP
5 6 (2.03%) Informatica
5 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.36%) Sybase
6 4 (1.36%) Vertica
6 4 (1.36%) VMware
7 3 (1.02%) Apple
7 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.02%) CA
7 3 (1.02%) Twitter
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco
8 2 (0.68%) F5
8 2 (0.68%) Facebook
8 2 (0.68%) FNZ
9 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.34%) Splunk
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