Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 444 324 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.63% 12.98% 15.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.28% 29.59% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 312 253 312
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £62,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1570 1095 1271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.35% 43.85% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 941 728 861
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,075 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing Java 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.

1 187 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (30.63%) SQL
3 119 (26.80%) Software Engineering
4 118 (26.58%) JavaScript
5 117 (26.35%) Degree
6 116 (26.13%) C#
7 113 (25.45%) .NET
8 98 (22.07%) Python
9 91 (20.50%) Oracle
10 83 (18.69%) Finance
10 83 (18.69%) Open Source
11 80 (18.02%) HTML
12 74 (16.67%) CSS
13 71 (15.99%) Linux
13 71 (15.99%) Spring
14 66 (14.86%) TDD
14 66 (14.86%) Relational Database
15 65 (14.64%) OO
16 62 (13.96%) Test Automation
17 60 (13.51%) Web Services
18 59 (13.29%) SDLC
19 56 (12.61%) C++
20 54 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
21 52 (11.71%) Maven
21 52 (11.71%) Windows
22 51 (11.49%) RESTful
23 50 (11.26%) Git (software)
23 50 (11.26%) SOAP
24 48 (10.81%) Computer Science
25 45 (10.14%) Big Data

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 31 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 29 (6.53%) JBoss
3 23 (5.18%) Apache
4 19 (4.28%) CMS
5 10 (2.25%) IIS
6 7 (1.58%) SAS
6 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.13%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.68%) WildFly
10 2 (0.45%) Confluence
10 2 (0.45%) Tornado
10 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.35%) InDesign
2 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Sonata
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.23%) iTrent
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.90%) GitHub
5 3 (0.68%) Office 365
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) Yammer
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.50%) SSL
2 14 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.93%) SSH
4 7 (1.58%) Internet
5 6 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.13%) DMZ
6 5 (1.13%) SAN
6 5 (1.13%) SMS
7 3 (0.68%) AMQP
7 3 (0.68%) DHCP
7 3 (0.68%) DNS
7 3 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) NGN
8 1 (0.23%) RIP
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 45 (10.14%) Big Data
3 42 (9.46%) RDBMS
4 37 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 33 (7.43%) MySQL
6 32 (7.21%) MongoDB
7 28 (6.31%) Hadoop
8 19 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.83%) Neo4j
10 14 (3.15%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.70%) GIS
12 6 (1.35%) DB2
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.13%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.13%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.13%) QlikView
14 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (11.71%) Maven
2 50 (11.26%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.33%) Selenium
4 32 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 27 (6.08%) Subversion
6 25 (5.63%) JUnit
7 19 (4.28%) JIRA
8 15 (3.38%) Jasmine
8 15 (3.38%) Protractor
9 14 (3.15%) TestNG
10 13 (2.93%) GitLab
11 11 (2.48%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.25%) Ant
12 10 (2.25%) Artifactory
12 10 (2.25%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.25%) SonarQube
13 9 (2.03%) CMake
13 9 (2.03%) MSBuild
13 9 (2.03%) NuGet
13 9 (2.03%) Ranorex
General
1 83 (18.69%) Finance
2 21 (4.73%) Banking
3 16 (3.60%) Retail
4 14 (3.15%) Advertising
5 12 (2.70%) Military
6 7 (1.58%) Games
6 7 (1.58%) Marketing
7 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 200 (45.05%) Developer
2 140 (31.53%) Java Developer
3 91 (20.50%) Software Engineer
4 45 (10.14%) Software Developer
5 42 (9.46%) Java Engineer
6 39 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 38 (8.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 34 (7.66%) Lead Developer
9 33 (7.43%) Lead Java Developer
9 33 (7.43%) Test Engineer
10 28 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
12 23 (5.18%) Tester
13 22 (4.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 19 (4.28%) Architect
15 18 (4.05%) Open Source Developer
16 15 (3.38%) Development Engineer
17 14 (3.15%) Consultant
17 14 (3.15%) Software Development Engineer
17 14 (3.15%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (25.45%) .NET
2 80 (18.02%) HTML
3 74 (16.67%) CSS
4 71 (15.99%) Spring
5 60 (13.51%) Web Services
6 51 (11.49%) RESTful
7 50 (11.26%) SOAP
8 40 (9.01%) Hibernate
9 39 (8.78%) Java EE
10 38 (8.56%) AngularJS
11 26 (5.86%) JSON
12 25 (5.63%) XML
13 23 (5.18%) jQuery
13 23 (5.18%) REST
14 22 (4.95%) J2EE
15 20 (4.50%) HTML5
15 20 (4.50%) React
16 19 (4.28%) JSP
16 19 (4.28%) Node.js
17 15 (3.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.53%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.05%) User Experience
5 15 (3.38%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.38%) Fintech
6 14 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.25%) Robotics
8 7 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.68%) W3C
11 2 (0.45%) BBC
11 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.45%) Smart City
12 1 (0.23%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.99%) Linux
2 52 (11.71%) Windows
3 30 (6.76%) Unix
4 25 (5.63%) Android
5 23 (5.18%) Apple iOS
6 19 (4.28%) Solaris
7 12 (2.70%) Debian
8 6 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.13%) CentOS
9 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.23%) MVS
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.80%) Software Engineering
3 83 (18.69%) Open Source
4 66 (14.86%) TDD
5 65 (14.64%) OO
6 62 (13.96%) Test Automation
7 59 (13.29%) SDLC
8 54 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 35 (7.88%) Open Source Development
10 35 (7.88%) Web Development
11 31 (6.98%) SOA
12 30 (6.76%) Scrum
13 26 (5.86%) Software Testing
14 23 (5.18%) DevOps
15 21 (4.73%) MVC
16 19 (4.28%) Unit Testing
17 17 (3.83%) Mathematics
17 17 (3.83%) Web Application Development
18 15 (3.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (30.63%) SQL
2 118 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 116 (26.13%) C#
4 98 (22.07%) Python
5 56 (12.61%) C++
6 44 (9.91%) PHP
7 43 (9.68%) Ruby
8 39 (8.78%) PL/SQL
9 27 (6.08%) C
10 16 (3.60%) Perl
11 15 (3.38%) Scala
12 13 (2.93%) VB
13 11 (2.48%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.58%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.13%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.13%) Lisp
17 3 (0.68%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (26.35%) Degree
2 31 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (4.95%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.70%) CREST Certified
6 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.45%) PhD
7 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.80%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.25%) Docker
1 10 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.45%) KVM
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.35%) Ansible
2 6 (1.35%) Nagios
2 6 (1.35%) Puppet
3 5 (1.13%) Ambari
4 4 (0.90%) SCCM
5 3 (0.68%) Rancher
6 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Cacti
7 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.23%) Kibana
7 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.23%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.23%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
7 1 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 91 (20.50%) Oracle
2 28 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.95%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.70%) VMware
5 10 (2.25%) Alterian
6 9 (2.03%) Adobe
7 7 (1.58%) FNZ
8 6 (1.35%) IBM
8 6 (1.35%) Tableau
9 5 (1.13%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.13%) F5
9 5 (1.13%) Misys
9 5 (1.13%) Splunk
10 2 (0.45%) Apple
10 2 (0.45%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.45%) Twitter
11 1 (0.23%) Citrix
11 1 (0.23%) Northgate
11 1 (0.23%) Perforce
11 1 (0.23%) TIBCO