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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 167 201 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.11% 14.51% 16.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.05% 30.41% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 113 141 157
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
521 661 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.89% 47.73% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (33.58%) Web Services
3 134 (33.09%) Finance
4 132 (32.59%) JavaScript
5 120 (29.63%) Banking
6 111 (27.41%) Degree
7 109 (26.91%) HTML
8 107 (26.42%) Oracle
9 99 (24.44%) Spring
10 89 (21.98%) CSS
11 87 (21.48%) Linux
12 86 (21.23%) Scrum
13 85 (20.99%) SQL
14 82 (20.25%) Software Engineering
15 76 (18.77%) Python
16 67 (16.54%) SDLC
17 64 (15.80%) .NET
18 62 (15.31%) C#
19 61 (15.06%) jQuery
20 60 (14.81%) Open Source
20 60 (14.81%) OO
21 58 (14.32%) Mentoring
22 56 (13.83%) Tomcat
23 54 (13.33%) Relational Database
24 53 (13.09%) RESTful
25 51 (12.59%) Computer Science
26 50 (12.35%) JBoss
27 49 (12.10%) Hibernate
27 49 (12.10%) Perl
27 49 (12.10%) Analytical Skills

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 56 (13.83%) Tomcat
2 50 (12.35%) JBoss
3 47 (11.60%) Apache
4 33 (8.15%) WebSphere
5 28 (6.91%) Alfresco
6 15 (3.70%) Node.js
7 14 (3.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.72%) SAS
9 8 (1.98%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.73%) ArcGIS
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.99%) IIS
12 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.74%) CMS
14 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.49%) Drupal
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
Applications
1 16 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.23%) GitHub
3 5 (1.23%) SaaS
4 4 (0.99%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.49%) Heroku
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.19%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) Firewall
2 4 (0.99%) Network Security
2 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.74%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 45 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 41 (10.12%) MySQL
4 35 (8.64%) SQL Server
5 19 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (3.95%) Big Data
7 15 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.46%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (2.96%) DB2
11 11 (2.72%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.48%) OLAP
14 6 (1.48%) OLTP
14 6 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (1.48%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 48 (11.85%) Jenkins
2 47 (11.60%) Git (software)
3 42 (10.37%) Maven
4 38 (9.38%) Selenium
5 28 (6.91%) Artifactory
6 22 (5.43%) JIRA
7 20 (4.94%) JUnit
8 15 (3.70%) Ant
9 9 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.48%) PowerBuilder
11 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.23%) Xdebug
12 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.99%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.99%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.99%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.99%) Subversion
12 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 134 (33.09%) Finance
2 120 (29.63%) Banking
3 46 (11.36%) Retail
4 32 (7.90%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 13 (3.21%) Games
6 13 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.96%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.73%) Front Office
9 5 (1.23%) Back Office
10 3 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (41.23%) Developer
2 117 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 50 (12.35%) Software Engineer
4 28 (6.91%) Senior Developer
5 27 (6.67%) Analyst
6 26 (6.42%) Lead Developer
7 25 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 24 (5.93%) Open Source Developer
9 23 (5.68%) Java Engineer
10 22 (5.43%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (5.43%) Technical Specialist
11 21 (5.19%) Architect
12 20 (4.94%) Graduate
13 18 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (4.20%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.95%) Consultant
16 15 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
16 15 (3.70%) Project Manager
17 14 (3.46%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (33.58%) Web Services
2 109 (26.91%) HTML
3 99 (24.44%) Spring
4 89 (21.98%) CSS
5 64 (15.80%) .NET
6 61 (15.06%) jQuery
7 53 (13.09%) RESTful
8 49 (12.10%) Hibernate
9 47 (11.60%) JSON
10 46 (11.36%) HTML5
11 37 (9.14%) AngularJS
12 29 (7.16%) Middleware
12 29 (7.16%) SOAP
12 29 (7.16%) XHTML
12 29 (7.16%) XML
13 28 (6.91%) Gherkin
13 28 (6.91%) Spring Security
14 27 (6.67%) J2EE
14 27 (6.67%) Servlets
15 23 (5.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.59%) Computer Science
2 49 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.64%) Mobile App
4 23 (5.68%) SWIFT
5 21 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 19 (4.69%) Mainframe
7 16 (3.95%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.96%) User Experience
9 11 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.23%) Physics
11 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.99%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.74%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.74%) Economics
12 3 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.49%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.49%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.48%) Linux
2 44 (10.86%) Unix
3 25 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (4.94%) Debian
4 20 (4.94%) Windows
5 17 (4.20%) Android
6 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.99%) VMS
6 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (21.23%) Scrum
3 82 (20.25%) Software Engineering
4 67 (16.54%) SDLC
5 60 (14.81%) OO
5 60 (14.81%) Open Source
6 58 (14.32%) Mentoring
7 44 (10.86%) SOA
8 43 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (9.38%) High Availability
9 38 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 35 (8.64%) BDD
10 35 (8.64%) Project Management
11 34 (8.40%) TDD
12 30 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (7.16%) MVC
14 28 (6.91%) Document Management
15 27 (6.67%) Coaching
15 27 (6.67%) DevOps
16 26 (6.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (32.59%) JavaScript
2 85 (20.99%) SQL
3 76 (18.77%) Python
4 62 (15.31%) C#
5 49 (12.10%) Perl
6 48 (11.85%) C++
7 26 (6.42%) Ruby
8 21 (5.19%) Scala
9 19 (4.69%) PHP
9 19 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.21%) C
12 12 (2.96%) Korn
13 9 (2.22%) VB
14 6 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.49%) Jython
16 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (27.41%) Degree
2 25 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.23%) ISEB
4 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) OCP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.86%) QA
2 4 (0.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (3.70%) Docker
2 5 (1.23%) Varnish
3 3 (0.74%) Squid
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (6.17%) Puppet
2 12 (2.96%) Graphite
2 12 (2.96%) Nagios
2 12 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.96%) Opsview
3 5 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.99%) Ansible
5 2 (0.49%) Ambari
5 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.49%) Oozie
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.49%) Salt
5 2 (0.49%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (26.42%) Oracle
2 30 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.94%) IBM
3 20 (4.94%) SAP
4 15 (3.70%) Fundtech
5 13 (3.21%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.96%) Cisco
6 12 (2.96%) F5
7 6 (1.48%) Vertica
8 5 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.23%) Siebel
9 4 (0.99%) Google
10 3 (0.74%) Adobe
10 3 (0.74%) Facebook
10 3 (0.74%) Informatica
10 3 (0.74%) Splunk
10 3 (0.74%) Sybase
10 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.74%) Twitter
10 3 (0.74%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CodeClan
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + Plus Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 28 days ago