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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 205 247 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.89% 14.89% 16.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.44% 32.25% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 137 152 101
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,850 £60,000
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
632 766 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.90% 46.17% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 431 537 367
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 183 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (34.91%) JavaScript
3 126 (31.42%) Web Services
3 126 (31.42%) Degree
4 111 (27.68%) Finance
5 108 (26.93%) Software Engineering
6 105 (26.18%) Linux
7 96 (23.94%) Oracle
8 94 (23.44%) Hibernate
9 92 (22.94%) Spring
10 84 (20.95%) JBoss
11 82 (20.45%) Python
12 81 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
13 80 (19.95%) Banking
14 79 (19.70%) HTML
15 74 (18.45%) Scrum
16 70 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (16.71%) Relational Database
18 66 (16.46%) CSS
19 65 (16.21%) Computer Science
20 62 (15.46%) OO
20 62 (15.46%) MVC
21 57 (14.21%) SQL
22 56 (13.97%) XML
23 55 (13.72%) JPA
24 54 (13.47%) C++
25 51 (12.72%) TDD
26 49 (12.22%) C#
26 49 (12.22%) Java EE
27 48 (11.97%) UNIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 84 (20.95%) JBoss
2 31 (7.73%) WebSphere
3 26 (6.48%) Apache
3 26 (6.48%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.49%) CMS
5 6 (1.50%) IIS
5 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.25%) SAS
6 5 (1.25%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.75%) Liferay
8 3 (0.75%) Drupal
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) assyst
2 2 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 81 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.98%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.00%) HTTP
2 4 (1.00%) SAN
3 2 (0.50%) CTI
3 2 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) SNMP
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) LDAP
4 1 (0.25%) SMTP
4 1 (0.25%) RFID
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) NFC
4 1 (0.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.71%) Relational Database
2 41 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 28 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.49%) MySQL
6 12 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.74%) DataStage
8 8 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.75%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.75%) Big Data
11 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.25%) QlikView
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (9.98%) Maven
2 34 (8.48%) Eclipse
3 12 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.99%) Selenium
4 10 (2.49%) JUnit
5 9 (2.24%) Subversion
6 8 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.75%) Ant
7 7 (1.75%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.75%) Mockito
9 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.50%) JMeter
10 2 (0.50%) Emacs
11 1 (0.25%) QAComplete
11 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.25%) NUnit
11 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.25%) HttpUnit
General
1 111 (27.68%) Finance
2 80 (19.95%) Banking
3 41 (10.22%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.98%) Retail
5 25 (6.23%) Games
6 8 (2.00%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 5 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 202 (50.37%) Developer
2 133 (33.17%) Java Developer
3 58 (14.46%) Software Engineer
3 58 (14.46%) Senior Developer
4 51 (12.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 39 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.73%) Architect
7 25 (6.23%) Analyst
8 19 (4.74%) Technical Architect
9 18 (4.49%) Project Manager
10 16 (3.99%) QA Engineer
11 15 (3.74%) Technical Manager
12 13 (3.24%) Graduate
12 13 (3.24%) Java Architect
12 13 (3.24%) Agile Project Manager
13 12 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
14 9 (2.24%) Consultant
14 9 (2.24%) Lead Architect
15 8 (2.00%) Java Technical Architect
15 8 (2.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (31.42%) Web Services
2 94 (23.44%) Hibernate
3 92 (22.94%) Spring
4 79 (19.70%) HTML
5 66 (16.46%) CSS
6 56 (13.97%) XML
7 55 (13.72%) JPA
8 49 (12.22%) Java EE
9 46 (11.47%) Middleware
10 45 (11.22%) JMS
11 43 (10.72%) J2EE
12 42 (10.47%) .NET
13 40 (9.98%) EJB
14 37 (9.23%) jQuery
15 35 (8.73%) RESTful
16 31 (7.73%) HTML5
17 29 (7.23%) WSDL
17 29 (7.23%) XML Schema
17 29 (7.23%) TopLink
17 29 (7.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.21%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.99%) Open Source
4 17 (4.24%) Social Media
4 17 (4.24%) Physics
4 17 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.74%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.74%) GIS
6 9 (2.24%) Xbox
7 5 (1.25%) User Experience
7 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.25%) Equities
7 5 (1.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.50%) Telematics
9 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (26.18%) Linux
2 48 (11.97%) UNIX
3 31 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 29 (7.23%) Windows
5 24 (5.99%) Android
6 12 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.00%) Debian
8 7 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.75%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) zOS
10 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (26.93%) Software Engineering
3 74 (18.45%) Scrum
4 70 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (15.46%) MVC
5 62 (15.46%) OO
6 51 (12.72%) TDD
7 31 (7.73%) SOA
8 29 (7.23%) RUP
8 29 (7.23%) Unified Process
8 29 (7.23%) Use Case
9 25 (6.23%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.74%) Configuration Management
11 19 (4.74%) People Management
12 17 (4.24%) Analytics
13 16 (3.99%) Black-Box Testing
14 15 (3.74%) Test Scripting
15 14 (3.49%) Regression Testing
15 14 (3.49%) Multithreading
15 14 (3.49%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 140 (34.91%) JavaScript
2 82 (20.45%) Python
3 57 (14.21%) SQL
4 54 (13.47%) C++
5 49 (12.22%) C#
6 29 (7.23%) AspectJ
7 28 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 25 (6.23%) Perl
9 20 (4.99%) C
10 17 (4.24%) PHP
11 16 (3.99%) Ruby
12 10 (2.49%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.25%) Lisp
14 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.25%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.00%) Groovy
15 4 (1.00%) VB
16 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 126 (31.42%) Degree
2 7 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 27 (6.73%) Puppet
1 27 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.99%) Nagios
3 10 (2.49%) Munin
3 10 (2.49%) Graphite
4 5 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) OpenView
5 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (23.94%) Oracle
2 18 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.49%) Sybase
4 10 (2.49%) Misys
5 9 (2.24%) IBM
6 8 (2.00%) HP
6 8 (2.00%) VMware
7 7 (1.75%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.50%) F5
8 6 (1.50%) Splunk
8 6 (1.50%) Google
9 4 (1.00%) Adobe
10 3 (0.75%) Hyland
11 1 (0.25%) Pega
11 1 (0.25%) Perforce
11 1 (0.25%) Intel
11 1 (0.25%) BMC
11 1 (0.25%) CA
11 1 (0.25%) Lotus
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