Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 118 126
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 22 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 1.30% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 2.12% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 7
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £50,350
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -13.64% +22.91% +27.86%

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 1,307 1,649 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.09% 61.30% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,011 734
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £28,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) Spring
3 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
4 15 (68.18%) JUnit
5 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 14 (63.64%) Web Services
6 13 (59.09%) OO
7 12 (54.55%) Java EE
8 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
8 10 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (45.45%) Apache MINA
8 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
8 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
8 10 (45.45%) JDBC
8 10 (45.45%) SOAP
8 10 (45.45%) Fintech
9 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
9 9 (40.91%) SDLC
9 9 (40.91%) Hudson
10 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
11 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
11 7 (31.82%) TDD
11 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
12 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
12 5 (22.73%) Selenium
12 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
12 5 (22.73%) RDBMS

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 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) DB2
3 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JUnit
2 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 9 (40.91%) Hudson
4 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (9.09%) Gradle
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Backend Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Backend Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Spring
2 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
3 14 (63.64%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) Java EE
5 10 (45.45%) Apache MINA
5 10 (45.45%) JDBC
5 10 (45.45%) SOAP
6 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) CSS
9 2 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (9.09%) React
10 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
10 1 (4.55%) Apache OpenJPA
10 1 (4.55%) CGI
10 1 (4.55%) JPA
10 1 (4.55%) JSF
10 1 (4.55%) Kafka
10 1 (4.55%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Fintech
2 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) OO
2 10 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
4 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
10 1 (4.55%) BPMN
10 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
10 1 (4.55%) SOLID
10 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) New Relic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat