The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% - 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Median salary £40,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.46% +11.11%  

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 471 399 499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 42.13% 29.75% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 301 285 335
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,858 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Java SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in Edinburgh

Java SE
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Java SE in Edinburgh

Java SE
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Apache MINA
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) XPath
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Java SE
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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Apache MINA
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath