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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 209 157 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.00% 12.41% 15.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.56% 23.68% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 147 104 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
787 663 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.71% 52.41% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 431 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 182 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (30.98%) Degree
3 141 (29.31%) Linux
4 133 (27.65%) SQL
5 123 (25.57%) JavaScript
6 121 (25.16%) Computer Science
7 120 (24.95%) Software Engineering
8 115 (23.91%) HTML
9 111 (23.08%) C#
10 102 (21.21%) OO
11 98 (20.37%) XML
12 97 (20.17%) Hibernate
13 93 (19.33%) Web Services
13 93 (19.33%) Oracle
14 92 (19.13%) C++
14 92 (19.13%) Python
15 91 (18.92%) SOA
16 89 (18.50%) Spring
17 83 (17.26%) UNIX
18 80 (16.63%) Finance
19 78 (16.22%) CSS
20 63 (13.10%) Perl
21 61 (12.68%) JBoss
22 56 (11.64%) .NET
22 56 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (11.64%) Open Source
23 55 (11.43%) PL/SQL
24 54 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
25 50 (10.40%) J2EE
26 49 (10.19%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (9.56%) Apache
2 45 (9.36%) WebLogic
3 42 (8.73%) WebSphere
4 32 (6.65%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.20%) Alfresco
6 18 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (3.33%) CMS
8 10 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.66%) Node.js
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.04%) FileNet
11 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.04%) SAS
12 4 (0.83%) Drupal
13 3 (0.62%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.94%) Internet
2 19 (3.95%) HTTP
3 8 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) VPN
4 2 (0.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.42%) ATM
4 2 (0.42%) VoIP
4 2 (0.42%) SMTP
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) SNMP
5 1 (0.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.77%) Relational Database
2 33 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 33 (6.86%) MySQL
3 32 (6.65%) Big Data
4 31 (6.44%) RDBMS
5 30 (6.24%) SQL Server
6 27 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (4.16%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.74%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.46%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.25%) DB2
11 6 (1.25%) OLAP
12 4 (0.83%) OLTP
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.83%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 35 (7.28%) Ant
3 29 (6.03%) Selenium
3 29 (6.03%) Maven
3 29 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.53%) JUnit
5 15 (3.12%) LoadRunner
6 13 (2.70%) Subversion
7 12 (2.49%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.29%) Artifactory
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.46%) TestNG
10 6 (1.25%) JIRA
10 6 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.04%) RSpec
11 5 (1.04%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (0.62%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 80 (16.63%) Finance
2 47 (9.77%) Banking
3 40 (8.32%) Games
4 19 (3.95%) Retail
5 11 (2.29%) French Language
6 9 (1.87%) Marketing
7 7 (1.46%) German Language
8 6 (1.25%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.04%) Automotive
10 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (54.26%) Developer
2 146 (30.35%) Java Developer
3 74 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 71 (14.76%) Senior Developer
5 59 (12.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 46 (9.56%) Software Developer
7 28 (5.82%) Analyst
8 21 (4.37%) Applications Support
9 19 (3.95%) Junior
10 18 (3.74%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (3.53%) Middleware Specialist
12 16 (3.33%) Development Engineer
13 15 (3.12%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (3.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 14 (2.91%) Performance Tester
14 14 (2.91%) Tester
14 14 (2.91%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.91%) Applications Developer
15 13 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.91%) HTML
2 98 (20.37%) XML
3 97 (20.17%) Hibernate
4 93 (19.33%) Web Services
5 89 (18.50%) Spring
6 78 (16.22%) CSS
7 56 (11.64%) .NET
8 50 (10.40%) J2EE
9 49 (10.19%) SOAP
10 46 (9.56%) jQuery
11 43 (8.94%) XSLT
12 39 (8.11%) Java EE
13 37 (7.69%) RESTful
14 34 (7.07%) JSON
14 34 (7.07%) Middleware
15 31 (6.44%) HTML5
16 28 (5.82%) Gherkin
17 25 (5.20%) JSF
18 24 (4.99%) CSS3
19 22 (4.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 121 (25.16%) Computer Science
2 56 (11.64%) Open Source
3 54 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (9.98%) Mathematics
5 24 (4.99%) Physics
6 10 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.46%) Online Games
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Exalogic
10 6 (1.25%) Clustering
11 5 (1.04%) Replication
11 5 (1.04%) User Experience
11 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.83%) iSeries
12 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.83%) Life Science
12 4 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 141 (29.31%) Linux
2 83 (17.26%) UNIX
3 37 (7.69%) Windows
4 23 (4.78%) Android
5 20 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.74%) AIX
8 14 (2.91%) Debian
9 6 (1.25%) CentOS
9 6 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.04%) Solaris
11 4 (0.83%) Fedora
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (24.95%) Software Engineering
3 102 (21.21%) OO
4 91 (18.92%) SOA
5 56 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (8.32%) Mentoring
7 39 (8.11%) Scrum
8 38 (7.90%) Automated Testing
9 35 (7.28%) TDD
10 33 (6.86%) BDD
11 31 (6.44%) MVC
11 31 (6.44%) Unit Testing
12 29 (6.03%) Web Development
13 28 (5.82%) Business Analysis
14 25 (5.20%) Project Management
15 24 (4.99%) Document Management
16 21 (4.37%) BPMN
17 19 (3.95%) Analytics
17 19 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (3.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 133 (27.65%) SQL
2 123 (25.57%) JavaScript
3 111 (23.08%) C#
4 92 (19.13%) C++
4 92 (19.13%) Python
5 63 (13.10%) Perl
6 55 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 30 (6.24%) PHP
7 30 (6.24%) Ruby
8 25 (5.20%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.57%) C
10 14 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.70%) Jython
11 13 (2.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 13 (2.70%) XQuery
11 13 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
12 11 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.66%) ActionScript
14 8 (1.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 149 (30.98%) Degree
2 24 (4.99%) PhD
3 13 (2.70%) Postgraduate
4 5 (1.04%) RHCE
4 5 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) GIAC
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.94%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (3.95%) Puppet
1 19 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 13 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (1.66%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.04%) Nagios
5 5 (1.04%) Ansible
5 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.83%) Cacti
7 3 (0.62%) Munin
7 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) SCCM
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (19.33%) Oracle
2 61 (12.68%) JBoss
3 16 (3.33%) HP
4 12 (2.49%) Sybase
4 12 (2.49%) Adobe
5 10 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.87%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.66%) Dell
8 7 (1.46%) VMware
9 6 (1.25%) Google
10 3 (0.62%) SAP
10 3 (0.62%) Twitter
11 2 (0.42%) Perforce
11 2 (0.42%) Citrix
11 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.21%) Zend
12 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.21%) ESRI
12 1 (0.21%) Interwoven
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TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
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Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
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