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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 191 195 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.08% 14.30% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.90% 29.32% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 132 135 111
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
661 665 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.71% 48.75% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 489 452 415
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 160 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (35.43%) Linux
3 132 (34.65%) Degree
4 118 (30.97%) JavaScript
5 106 (27.82%) Finance
6 101 (26.51%) Software Engineering
7 89 (23.36%) Python
8 88 (23.10%) SQL
9 80 (21.00%) Computer Science
10 78 (20.47%) Web Services
11 72 (18.90%) UNIX
11 72 (18.90%) Banking
12 71 (18.64%) OO
12 71 (18.64%) C#
13 69 (18.11%) C++
14 64 (16.80%) Relational Database
15 61 (16.01%) Spring
16 60 (15.75%) HTML
17 57 (14.96%) Oracle
18 54 (14.17%) Hibernate
19 53 (13.91%) XML
20 51 (13.39%) Scrum
21 50 (13.12%) CSS
22 46 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (11.81%) TDD
23 45 (11.81%) QA
23 45 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (11.81%) Perl
24 42 (11.02%) J2EE
25 37 (9.71%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 28 (7.35%) Apache
2 28 (7.35%) WebSphere
3 25 (6.56%) JBoss
4 21 (5.51%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.51%) CMS
5 6 (1.57%) TeamSite
5 6 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.79%) CICS
7 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.79%) Drupal
8 2 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.26%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.62%) SaaS
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.20%) Internet
2 9 (2.36%) HTTP
3 6 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.79%) SNMP
4 3 (0.79%) SMTP
5 2 (0.52%) CTI
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.80%) Relational Database
2 31 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.87%) RDBMS
4 26 (6.82%) MySQL
5 17 (4.46%) Big Data
6 16 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.41%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.89%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.57%) DB2
10 6 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.31%) DataStage
12 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.79%) VoltDB
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.52%) OLAP
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 24 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.67%) Maven
3 13 (3.41%) Subversion
4 8 (2.10%) JUnit
4 8 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.10%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.84%) LoadRunner
6 6 (1.57%) Selenium
7 5 (1.31%) JIRA
8 4 (1.05%) Ant
9 2 (0.52%) Mockito
9 2 (0.52%) LLVM
9 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) GCC
9 2 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.52%) JMeter
9 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.52%) Emacs
General
1 106 (27.82%) Finance
2 72 (18.90%) Banking
3 32 (8.40%) Games
4 31 (8.14%) Retail
5 25 (6.56%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.36%) Marketing
7 7 (1.84%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.31%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Military
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (44.36%) Developer
2 98 (25.72%) Java Developer
3 61 (16.01%) Software Engineer
4 45 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 41 (10.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (8.40%) Architect
7 31 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 30 (7.87%) Analyst
9 18 (4.72%) QA Engineer
10 14 (3.67%) Technical Architect
10 14 (3.67%) Applications Support
11 12 (3.15%) Graduate
11 12 (3.15%) Java Architect
11 12 (3.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (2.89%) Technical Manager
12 11 (2.89%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.62%) Junior
13 10 (2.62%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.62%) Technical Project Manager
13 10 (2.62%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (20.47%) Web Services
2 61 (16.01%) Spring
3 60 (15.75%) HTML
4 54 (14.17%) Hibernate
5 53 (13.91%) XML
6 50 (13.12%) CSS
7 42 (11.02%) J2EE
8 30 (7.87%) .NET
9 26 (6.82%) jQuery
10 22 (5.77%) HTML5
10 22 (5.77%) Java EE
11 21 (5.51%) SOAP
12 19 (4.99%) Middleware
13 18 (4.72%) Servlets
14 16 (4.20%) JSP
14 16 (4.20%) CSS3
14 16 (4.20%) WebSockets
15 15 (3.94%) JMS
15 15 (3.94%) JPA
16 13 (3.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.00%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.14%) Mathematics
4 22 (5.77%) Physics
5 21 (5.51%) Open Source
6 18 (4.72%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.15%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.89%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.89%) Xbox
8 11 (2.89%) Social Media
9 9 (2.36%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.10%) Equities
10 8 (2.10%) GIS
11 7 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.57%) Replication
13 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.05%) Statistics
14 4 (1.05%) iSeries
15 3 (0.79%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 135 (35.43%) Linux
2 72 (18.90%) UNIX
3 34 (8.92%) Windows
4 20 (5.25%) Android
4 20 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.67%) Debian
6 12 (3.15%) AIX
7 7 (1.84%) Solaris
8 6 (1.57%) CentOS
9 4 (1.05%) Fedora
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (26.51%) Software Engineering
3 71 (18.64%) OO
4 51 (13.39%) Scrum
5 45 (11.81%) TDD
5 45 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (9.71%) SOA
7 26 (6.82%) Analytics
8 25 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 21 (5.51%) MVC
10 20 (5.25%) DevOps
11 19 (4.99%) Project Management
12 18 (4.72%) OOP
12 18 (4.72%) Automated Testing
12 18 (4.72%) Mentoring
13 17 (4.46%) Multithreading
14 14 (3.67%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.67%) Unit Testing
14 14 (3.67%) Black-Box Testing
15 13 (3.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (30.97%) JavaScript
2 89 (23.36%) Python
3 88 (23.10%) SQL
4 71 (18.64%) C#
5 69 (18.11%) C++
6 45 (11.81%) Perl
7 35 (9.19%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.99%) PHP
9 17 (4.46%) C
9 17 (4.46%) Ruby
10 13 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.84%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.84%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.57%) COBOL
14 5 (1.31%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.05%) Groovy
15 4 (1.05%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (34.65%) Degree
2 4 (1.05%) PhD
2 4 (1.05%) GIAC
3 3 (0.79%) RHCE
4 1 (0.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) RACF
2 1 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (6.04%) Puppet
1 23 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.62%) Nagios
3 9 (2.36%) Munin
4 7 (1.84%) Graphite
5 5 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.79%) Ansible
7 3 (0.79%) SCCM
7 3 (0.79%) SCOM
7 3 (0.79%) Cacti
7 3 (0.79%) OpenView
8 2 (0.52%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.52%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 57 (14.96%) Oracle
2 14 (3.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.62%) HP
4 8 (2.10%) Dell
4 8 (2.10%) Sybase
4 8 (2.10%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.84%) Adobe
6 5 (1.31%) Misys
6 5 (1.31%) Google
7 3 (0.79%) SAP
8 2 (0.52%) IBM
8 2 (0.52%) VMware
8 2 (0.52%) BMC
8 2 (0.52%) CA
8 2 (0.52%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Informatica
9 1 (0.26%) Lotus
9 1 (0.26%) Hyland
9 1 (0.26%) Tableau
9 1 (0.26%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Optimus Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + Great Working Environme
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
e-Recruiter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago