Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 133 130
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 31 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 1.20% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 7
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +21.35% -
10th Percentile £37,050 £36,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £87,500 £87,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.56% +25.00% +5.88%

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,453 1,333 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 55.27% 50.53% 59.37%
Number of salaries quoted 939 914 823
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.37% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Edinburgh

Java 8
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java 8 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Java 8 in Edinburgh

Java 8
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
4 13 (41.94%) SDLC
4 13 (41.94%) Spring
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 11 (35.48%) OO
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) JPA
8 9 (29.03%) Maven
8 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
8 9 (29.03%) Java 9
8 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
9 8 (25.81%) Java EE
9 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 8 (25.81%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (22.58%) JUnit
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
11 6 (19.35%) React
11 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
11 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
11 6 (19.35%) C#

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Maven
3 7 (22.58%) JUnit
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) Hudson
6 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.68%) GitLab
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.45%) git-flow
7 2 (6.45%) Mockito
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) IoT Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.68%) React Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Spring
2 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
3 11 (35.48%) Web Services
4 10 (32.26%) JPA
5 8 (25.81%) Java EE
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
7 6 (19.35%) React
7 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
8 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
8 5 (16.13%) Node.js
8 5 (16.13%) RESTful
9 4 (12.90%) Kafka
10 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.68%) Apache MINA
10 3 (9.68%) Apache OpenJPA
10 3 (9.68%) JDBC
10 3 (9.68%) JSF
10 3 (9.68%) RichFaces
10 3 (9.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Fintech
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) SDLC
3 11 (35.48%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.90%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.90%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Java 9
5 6 (19.35%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) C++
6 5 (16.13%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) New Relic
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Sybase