Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 582 399 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.14% 15.09% 19.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.11% 29.82% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 356 306 295
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,375 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Java 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 1,451 1,338 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 55.19% 50.59% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 935 919 828
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% -
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 256 (43.99%) Software Engineering
2 255 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (43.30%) JavaScript
4 194 (33.33%) C#
5 174 (29.90%) SQL
6 165 (28.35%) Degree
7 133 (22.85%) Linux
8 130 (22.34%) Python
9 128 (21.99%) C++
10 116 (19.93%) .NET
11 113 (19.42%) Finance
12 112 (19.24%) Test Automation
13 109 (18.73%) HTML
14 103 (17.70%) AngularJS
15 99 (17.01%) CSS
16 95 (16.32%) OO
16 95 (16.32%) Windows
17 92 (15.81%) Robotics
17 92 (15.81%) Innovative Thinking
18 88 (15.12%) Spring
19 80 (13.75%) Git (software)
20 79 (13.57%) React
21 77 (13.23%) Mathematics
22 75 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
22 75 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
23 74 (12.71%) Hibernate
24 68 (11.68%) Numerate Degree
25 65 (11.17%) BDD
26 64 (11.00%) Selenium
27 62 (10.65%) Cucumber

Java
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 35 (6.01%) Tomcat
2 23 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (3.44%) JBoss
4 17 (2.92%) IIS
5 13 (2.23%) Confluence
6 9 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.37%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.37%) SAS
8 6 (1.03%) Apache
9 4 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.69%) Documentum
9 4 (0.69%) FileNet
9 4 (0.69%) OnBase
9 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.12%) SaaS
4 14 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.41%) npm
5 8 (1.37%) Datadog
6 5 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.86%) PaaS
7 4 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
7 4 (0.69%) Serverless
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.34%) Slack
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.69%) DHCP
2 4 (0.69%) DNS
3 2 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.17%) AMQP
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.48%) Big Data
2 53 (9.11%) Relational Database
3 41 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 40 (6.87%) Data Mining
5 39 (6.70%) MySQL
6 31 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (4.81%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.78%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.61%) GIS
10 18 (3.09%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.06%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.55%) Couchbase
15 8 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.37%) Mixpanel
16 5 (0.86%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.86%) OLAP
16 5 (0.86%) OLTP
17 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 80 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 64 (11.00%) Selenium
3 62 (10.65%) Cucumber
4 57 (9.79%) Jenkins
5 38 (6.53%) JIRA
6 26 (4.47%) JUnit
7 22 (3.78%) Visual Studio
8 21 (3.61%) Protractor
9 18 (3.09%) NetBeans
9 18 (3.09%) NUnit
10 17 (2.92%) TeamCity
11 16 (2.75%) Bitbucket Server
11 16 (2.75%) SpecFlow
12 14 (2.41%) Hudson
12 14 (2.41%) Maven
13 13 (2.23%) JMeter
13 13 (2.23%) webpack
14 11 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.37%) Appium
15 8 (1.37%) gulp
General
1 113 (19.42%) Finance
2 35 (6.01%) Banking
3 15 (2.58%) Retail
4 13 (2.23%) Military
5 12 (2.06%) Games
6 10 (1.72%) Marketing
7 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.52%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (40.03%) Developer
2 165 (28.35%) Software Engineer
3 151 (25.95%) Java Developer
4 84 (14.43%) Java Engineer
5 72 (12.37%) Java Software Engineer
6 60 (10.31%) Senior Software Engineer
7 43 (7.39%) Graduate
8 39 (6.70%) Analyst
9 38 (6.53%) C++ Software Engineer
10 37 (6.36%) C# Software Engineer
10 37 (6.36%) Senior Developer
11 36 (6.19%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 33 (5.67%) Software Developer
13 31 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
17 24 (4.12%) Test Analyst
17 24 (4.12%) Test Engineer
18 20 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (19.93%) .NET
2 109 (18.73%) HTML
3 103 (17.70%) AngularJS
4 99 (17.01%) CSS
5 88 (15.12%) Spring
6 79 (13.57%) React
7 74 (12.71%) Hibernate
8 59 (10.14%) RESTful
9 55 (9.45%) jQuery
9 55 (9.45%) Web Services
10 48 (8.25%) Node.js
11 42 (7.22%) XML
12 41 (7.04%) JSON
13 39 (6.70%) REST
14 38 (6.53%) CSS3
15 37 (6.36%) Gherkin
15 37 (6.36%) HTML5
16 33 (5.67%) JPA
17 32 (5.50%) SOAP
18 29 (4.98%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 92 (15.81%) Robotics
2 44 (7.56%) Algorithms
3 34 (5.84%) User Experience
4 31 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.15%) Fintech
6 29 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.23%) Graphic Design
9 12 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.37%) PMI
11 7 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.03%) Derivative
12 6 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.03%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.69%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.69%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 133 (22.85%) Linux
2 95 (16.32%) Windows
3 33 (5.67%) Unix
4 13 (2.23%) Android
5 12 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (43.99%) Software Engineering
2 255 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (19.24%) Test Automation
4 95 (16.32%) OO
5 92 (15.81%) Innovative Thinking
6 77 (13.23%) Mathematics
7 75 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (11.17%) BDD
9 61 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (10.31%) Mentoring
11 55 (9.45%) MVC
11 55 (9.45%) TDD
12 53 (9.11%) DevOps
12 53 (9.11%) Microservices
13 50 (8.59%) Computer Science
14 48 (8.25%) Scrum
15 46 (7.90%) SDLC
16 45 (7.73%) Test Scripting
17 44 (7.56%) Open Source
18 43 (7.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 252 (43.30%) JavaScript
2 194 (33.33%) C#
3 174 (29.90%) SQL
4 130 (22.34%) Python
5 128 (21.99%) C++
6 32 (5.50%) TypeScript
7 30 (5.15%) Java 8
8 28 (4.81%) PHP
9 27 (4.64%) PowerShell
10 26 (4.47%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.78%) ES6
12 12 (2.06%) Scala
12 12 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.89%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.89%) Ruby
14 10 (1.72%) VBA
15 9 (1.55%) Java 9
16 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 165 (28.35%) Degree
2 68 (11.68%) Numerate Degree
3 27 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.26%) PhD
5 8 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.20%) OCA
6 7 (1.20%) OCP
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.03%) CFA
8 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) CRISC
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SSCP
10 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) CRD IV
3 5 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (5.67%) Docker
2 24 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 25 (4.30%) Terraform
3 23 (3.95%) Ansible
4 19 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.37%) Consul
6 6 (1.03%) Puppet
7 4 (0.69%) Ambari
7 4 (0.69%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.17%) Cacti
9 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.17%) Kibana
9 1 (0.17%) logstash
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 44 (7.56%) Oracle
2 24 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.06%) Google
4 8 (1.37%) Canon
4 8 (1.37%) Perfecto Mobile
4 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.03%) IBM
6 5 (0.86%) New Relic
7 4 (0.69%) CA
7 4 (0.69%) Laserfiche
8 3 (0.52%) Platfora
8 3 (0.52%) Splunk
8 3 (0.52%) Tableau
9 2 (0.34%) Automation Anywhere
9 2 (0.34%) Aveksa
9 2 (0.34%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.34%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.34%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.34%) UiPath