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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 193 245 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.58% 15.73% 16.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.80% 31.33% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 140 147 113
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £50,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
607 782 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.85% 50.19% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 415 534 371
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 166 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (34.84%) JavaScript
3 132 (33.08%) Web Services
4 115 (28.82%) Software Engineering
5 114 (28.57%) Degree
6 110 (27.57%) Finance
7 105 (26.32%) Oracle
8 101 (25.31%) Linux
8 101 (25.31%) Hibernate
9 93 (23.31%) HTML
10 90 (22.56%) Spring
11 86 (21.55%) JBoss
12 77 (19.30%) XML
13 76 (19.05%) Banking
14 72 (18.05%) Python
14 72 (18.05%) Relational Database
15 71 (17.79%) CSS
15 71 (17.79%) Scrum
16 67 (16.79%) JPA
17 63 (15.79%) Computer Science
18 62 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (15.04%) MVC
20 56 (14.04%) Java EE
21 52 (13.03%) .NET
21 52 (13.03%) OO
22 51 (12.78%) JMS
22 51 (12.78%) C++
22 51 (12.78%) SQL
23 50 (12.53%) J2EE
24 48 (12.03%) Amazon AWS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (21.55%) JBoss
2 36 (9.02%) Tomcat
3 35 (8.77%) Apache
4 29 (7.27%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.01%) CMS
6 6 (1.50%) IIS
6 6 (1.50%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.75%) Drupal
8 3 (0.75%) Liferay
8 3 (0.75%) SAS
8 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (2.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) assyst
2 2 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.01%) Internet
2 5 (1.25%) CTI
3 4 (1.00%) HTTP
3 4 (1.00%) SAN
4 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) NFC
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) RFID
5 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.05%) Relational Database
2 46 (11.53%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (10.78%) SQL Server
4 38 (9.52%) MySQL
5 36 (9.02%) RDBMS
6 27 (6.77%) Oracle Database
7 18 (4.51%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.26%) DataStage
9 11 (2.76%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.26%) JasperReports
10 9 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.75%) Big Data
11 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.25%) VoltDB
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (10.53%) Maven
2 37 (9.27%) Eclipse
3 19 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.01%) JUnit
5 14 (3.51%) Selenium
6 8 (2.01%) Subversion
6 8 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.75%) Ant
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.00%) JMeter
9 4 (1.00%) HttpUnit
9 4 (1.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.75%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.50%) Mockito
11 2 (0.50%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.25%) Emacs
12 1 (0.25%) QAComplete
12 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
General
1 110 (27.57%) Finance
2 76 (19.05%) Banking
3 38 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.76%) Retail
5 18 (4.51%) Games
6 12 (3.01%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.01%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.00%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 199 (49.87%) Developer
2 146 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 63 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 60 (15.04%) Software Engineer
5 55 (13.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (8.52%) Analyst
7 29 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 24 (6.02%) Architect
9 21 (5.26%) Technical Architect
10 16 (4.01%) Technical Manager
11 15 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.26%) Consultant
13 12 (3.01%) QA Engineer
14 11 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
14 11 (2.76%) Technical Consultant
14 11 (2.76%) Graduate
15 9 (2.26%) Lead Architect
15 9 (2.26%) Development Manager
15 9 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
15 9 (2.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (33.08%) Web Services
2 101 (25.31%) Hibernate
3 93 (23.31%) HTML
4 90 (22.56%) Spring
5 77 (19.30%) XML
6 71 (17.79%) CSS
7 67 (16.79%) JPA
8 56 (14.04%) Java EE
9 52 (13.03%) .NET
10 51 (12.78%) JMS
11 50 (12.53%) J2EE
12 47 (11.78%) Middleware
13 46 (11.53%) EJB
14 42 (10.53%) RESTful
15 41 (10.28%) jQuery
16 36 (9.02%) SOAP
17 34 (8.52%) WSDL
18 33 (8.27%) EclipseLink
18 33 (8.27%) XML Schema
18 33 (8.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.76%) GIS
4 14 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.01%) Social Media
6 11 (2.76%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.26%) Physics
8 4 (1.00%) User Experience
8 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.00%) Xbox
9 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.50%) Equities
10 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.50%) Telematics
10 2 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 101 (25.31%) Linux
2 40 (10.03%) UNIX
3 31 (7.77%) Apple iOS
4 27 (6.77%) Android
5 24 (6.02%) Windows
6 16 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (3.76%) Debian
8 7 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (28.82%) Software Engineering
3 71 (17.79%) Scrum
4 62 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (15.04%) MVC
6 52 (13.03%) OO
7 46 (11.53%) SDLC
8 39 (9.77%) TDD
9 33 (8.27%) Use Case
9 33 (8.27%) RUP
9 33 (8.27%) Unified Process
10 28 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.76%) People Management
12 22 (5.51%) Open Source
12 22 (5.51%) SOA
13 17 (4.26%) UML
14 16 (4.01%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.01%) ITSM
14 16 (4.01%) Automated Testing
15 15 (3.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 139 (34.84%) JavaScript
2 72 (18.05%) Python
3 51 (12.78%) C++
3 51 (12.78%) SQL
4 42 (10.53%) C#
5 33 (8.27%) AspectJ
6 29 (7.27%) Perl
6 29 (7.27%) PHP
7 24 (6.02%) C
8 20 (5.01%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.76%) Ruby
10 9 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.01%) VB
12 6 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.75%) Lisp
15 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.25%) Elixir
16 1 (0.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 114 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (1.25%) PhD
3 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.52%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (6.77%) Puppet
1 27 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.76%) Nagios
3 9 (2.26%) Graphite
3 9 (2.26%) Munin
4 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 105 (26.32%) Oracle
2 15 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.26%) IBM
5 10 (2.51%) Misys
6 8 (2.01%) Sybase
6 8 (2.01%) VMware
7 7 (1.75%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.50%) Google
8 6 (1.50%) Splunk
8 6 (1.50%) F5
9 4 (1.00%) HP
10 3 (0.75%) Alterian
10 3 (0.75%) Adobe
11 2 (0.50%) Hyland
11 2 (0.50%) Avaloq
12 1 (0.25%) Pega
12 1 (0.25%) Perforce
12 1 (0.25%) Intel
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