Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java SE 8
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 114 126
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 29 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.41% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.37% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,875 £39,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,750 £87,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% +28.57%

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 1,312 1,559 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.06% 59.53% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,005 823
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java 8 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Hibernate
3 19 (65.52%) Spring
4 18 (62.07%) Web Services
5 17 (58.62%) JUnit
5 17 (58.62%) OO
6 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 15 (51.72%) Java EE
7 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
7 13 (44.83%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (44.83%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (44.83%) Apache MINA
7 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
7 13 (44.83%) JDBC
7 13 (44.83%) SOAP
7 13 (44.83%) Fintech
8 12 (41.38%) Hudson
9 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
10 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
11 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) Linux
12 7 (24.14%) TDD
12 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
13 6 (20.69%) SDLC
13 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (17.24%) DevOps
14 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
14 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD

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 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) JUnit
2 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
3 12 (41.38%) Hudson
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Hibernate
2 19 (65.52%) Spring
3 18 (62.07%) Web Services
4 15 (51.72%) Java EE
5 13 (44.83%) Apache MINA
5 13 (44.83%) JDBC
5 13 (44.83%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
7 5 (17.24%) JPA
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.34%) Apache CXF
9 3 (10.34%) Apache OpenJPA
9 3 (10.34%) CGI
9 3 (10.34%) JSF
9 3 (10.34%) RichFaces
10 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
10 2 (6.90%) Kafka
10 2 (6.90%) RESTful
11 1 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Fintech
2 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) OO
2 13 (44.83%) Dependency Injection
2 13 (44.83%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
4 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) BPMN
10 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) SOA
10 3 (10.34%) SOLID
10 3 (10.34%) UML
10 3 (10.34%) Use Case
10 3 (10.34%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Java 9
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Sybase
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) New Relic