Period
to 9 December 2018

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

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 517 474 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.41% 17.93% 17.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.87% 30.11% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 298 347 280
Edinburgh median annual salary £48,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,100 £26,500 £31,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%

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 1,330 1,574 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.51% 59.53% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,008 829
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,050
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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.

1 241 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 186 (35.98%) Software Engineering
4 151 (29.21%) SQL
5 140 (27.08%) C#
6 137 (26.50%) Python
7 130 (25.15%) Degree
8 123 (23.79%) AngularJS
9 111 (21.47%) Finance
10 110 (21.28%) Test Automation
11 108 (20.89%) Spring
12 104 (20.12%) HTML
13 100 (19.34%) CSS
14 99 (19.15%) .NET
15 97 (18.76%) React
16 95 (18.38%) Linux
17 89 (17.21%) OO
18 86 (16.63%) Web Services
19 75 (14.51%) Hibernate
19 75 (14.51%) Mentoring
20 73 (14.12%) Git (software)
21 72 (13.93%) Fintech
22 70 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
23 68 (13.15%) jQuery
23 68 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (13.15%) Microservices
24 66 (12.77%) Big Data
25 65 (12.57%) Windows
26 64 (12.38%) RESTful
26 64 (12.38%) Computer Science

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 27 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (5.03%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.06%) JBoss
4 17 (3.29%) IIS
4 17 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.09%) Confluence
6 15 (2.90%) Apache
7 9 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.35%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.35%) SAS
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) WildFly
11 1 (0.19%) CMS
11 1 (0.19%) Mendix
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.06%) SaaS
4 14 (2.71%) npm
5 12 (2.32%) Slack
6 11 (2.13%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (1.55%) GitHub
7 8 (1.55%) Serverless
8 7 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.97%) Yarn
11 3 (0.58%) Datadog
11 3 (0.58%) Office 365
11 3 (0.58%) PaaS
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.16%) Internet
2 4 (0.77%) Firewall
3 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.58%) FTP
3 3 (0.58%) HTTP
3 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.58%) VLAN
3 3 (0.58%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.58%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.39%) LAN
4 2 (0.39%) VoIP
4 2 (0.39%) WAN
5 1 (0.19%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) Modbus
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.77%) Big Data
2 44 (8.51%) MySQL
2 44 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.03%) RDBMS
6 23 (4.45%) Data Mining
7 22 (4.26%) GIS
8 21 (4.06%) MongoDB
9 19 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.51%) Blockchain
12 12 (2.32%) SQLite
13 8 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.35%) DB2
15 6 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 73 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 61 (11.80%) Cucumber
3 50 (9.67%) Selenium
4 46 (8.90%) Jenkins
5 40 (7.74%) JUnit
6 26 (5.03%) Hudson
7 24 (4.64%) TeamCity
8 23 (4.45%) Visual Studio
9 21 (4.06%) JIRA
9 21 (4.06%) NetBeans
10 18 (3.48%) NUnit
11 17 (3.29%) SoapUI
11 17 (3.29%) SpecFlow
12 16 (3.09%) Eclipse
13 15 (2.90%) JMeter
14 14 (2.71%) Bitbucket
15 13 (2.51%) webpack
16 12 (2.32%) git-flow
17 11 (2.13%) Maven
18 10 (1.93%) IntelliJ
General
1 111 (21.47%) Finance
2 22 (4.26%) Military
3 19 (3.68%) Banking
4 16 (3.09%) Retail
5 10 (1.93%) Marketing
6 7 (1.35%) Electronics
6 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.16%) Games
8 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (43.91%) Developer
2 149 (28.82%) Java Developer
3 143 (27.66%) Software Engineer
4 85 (16.44%) Java Engineer
5 70 (13.54%) Java Software Engineer
6 54 (10.44%) Senior Developer
7 43 (8.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 41 (7.93%) Junior
8 41 (7.93%) Software Developer
9 40 (7.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 37 (7.16%) C# Software Engineer
11 30 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (5.61%) .NET Developer
12 29 (5.61%) Senior Java Engineer
13 27 (5.22%) Java Software Developer
14 26 (5.03%) Test Engineer
15 25 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
16 24 (4.64%) Architect
16 24 (4.64%) C# Developer
16 24 (4.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (23.79%) AngularJS
2 108 (20.89%) Spring
3 104 (20.12%) HTML
4 100 (19.34%) CSS
5 99 (19.15%) .NET
6 97 (18.76%) React
7 86 (16.63%) Web Services
8 75 (14.51%) Hibernate
9 68 (13.15%) jQuery
10 64 (12.38%) RESTful
11 60 (11.61%) Node.js
12 54 (10.44%) Java EE
13 48 (9.28%) SOAP
14 45 (8.70%) REST
15 44 (8.51%) JSON
16 41 (7.93%) HTML5
16 41 (7.93%) XML
17 39 (7.54%) CSS3
18 37 (7.16%) Spring Boot
19 32 (6.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.93%) Fintech
2 42 (8.12%) Robotics
3 28 (5.42%) User Experience
4 26 (5.03%) Algorithms
5 23 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.16%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) Blog
11 3 (0.58%) DataPower
11 3 (0.58%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.58%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.39%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (18.38%) Linux
2 65 (12.57%) Windows
3 12 (2.32%) Android
4 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.74%) CentOS
4 9 (1.74%) Unix
5 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.77%) Debian
7 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (35.98%) Software Engineering
3 110 (21.28%) Test Automation
4 89 (17.21%) OO
5 75 (14.51%) Mentoring
6 68 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (13.15%) Microservices
7 64 (12.38%) Computer Science
8 57 (11.03%) Scrum
9 52 (10.06%) MVC
10 50 (9.67%) Mathematics
11 49 (9.48%) BDD
12 44 (8.51%) DevOps
12 44 (8.51%) TDD
13 43 (8.32%) Innovative Thinking
14 41 (7.93%) Open Source
14 41 (7.93%) Software Testing
15 39 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (6.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 219 (42.36%) JavaScript
2 151 (29.21%) SQL
3 140 (27.08%) C#
4 137 (26.50%) Python
5 54 (10.44%) C++
6 34 (6.58%) Ruby
7 31 (6.00%) PHP
7 31 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 28 (5.42%) Java 8
9 26 (5.03%) ES6
9 26 (5.03%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.32%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.93%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.55%) Perl
12 8 (1.55%) R
12 8 (1.55%) Scala
13 7 (1.35%) Go
14 6 (1.16%) C
14 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.97%) F#
Qualifications
1 130 (25.15%) Degree
2 42 (8.12%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.97%) PhD
6 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.39%) CEH
6 2 (0.39%) CISA
6 2 (0.39%) CISM
6 2 (0.39%) CISSP
6 2 (0.39%) CRISC
6 2 (0.39%) GPEN
6 2 (0.39%) GWAPT
6 2 (0.39%) MBA
6 2 (0.39%) OSCE
6 2 (0.39%) OSCP
6 2 (0.39%) SSCP
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.74%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.77%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) SEPA
4 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (7.93%) Docker
2 20 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.97%) HDFS
4 2 (0.39%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (5.22%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.06%) Ansible
2 21 (4.06%) Terraform
3 19 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.93%) Puppet
5 6 (1.16%) Oozie
6 5 (0.97%) Mesos
7 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.39%) Grafana
8 2 (0.39%) Kibana
8 2 (0.39%) logstash
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.39%) Packer
8 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.39%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.19%) Ambari
9 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.19%) Consul
9 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 53 (10.25%) Oracle
2 21 (4.06%) Red Hat
3 9 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 8 (1.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.35%) SAP
6 6 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.97%) Google
8 4 (0.77%) Splunk
8 4 (0.77%) Sybase
8 4 (0.77%) Teradata
9 3 (0.58%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.58%) Cognos
9 3 (0.58%) HP
9 3 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.58%) Remedy
9 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) Aveksa
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco
10 2 (0.39%) Informatica