Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 480 368 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.74% 16.10% 15.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.36% 32.95% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 353 261 339
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

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 1635 1117 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 60.42% 48.86% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 784 857
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £59,850
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 181 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (35.63%) Software Engineering
3 150 (31.25%) C#
4 149 (31.04%) JavaScript
5 145 (30.21%) SQL
6 130 (27.08%) .NET
7 119 (24.79%) Degree
8 117 (24.38%) Python
9 105 (21.88%) HTML
10 104 (21.67%) C++
11 103 (21.46%) Git (software)
12 101 (21.04%) Windows
13 98 (20.42%) Linux
14 88 (18.33%) CSS
15 87 (18.13%) Test Automation
16 85 (17.71%) Finance
17 81 (16.88%) Spring
17 81 (16.88%) Web Services
18 76 (15.83%) RESTful
19 74 (15.42%) TDD
20 73 (15.21%) Innovative Thinking
21 72 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
22 70 (14.58%) Maven
23 69 (14.38%) Oracle
24 67 (13.96%) SOAP
25 66 (13.75%) Big Data
26 63 (13.13%) Robotics
27 62 (12.92%) OO
28 60 (12.50%) SDLC
29 59 (12.29%) Software Testing

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 48 (10.00%) JBoss
2 29 (6.04%) Apache
2 29 (6.04%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.08%) CMS
3 10 (2.08%) IIS
4 8 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.46%) SAS
6 6 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.63%) Confluence
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.42%) Drupal
10 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.42%) WildFly
11 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.83%) InDesign
1 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Sonata
2 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.50%) GitHub
4 9 (1.88%) SaaS
5 6 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.04%) IaaS
7 4 (0.83%) npm
8 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.58%) SSL
2 17 (3.54%) SSH
3 11 (2.29%) SMS
4 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.25%) AMQP
6 5 (1.04%) GPRS
6 5 (1.04%) Internet
6 5 (1.04%) SAN
7 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.63%) Firewall
8 3 (0.63%) VPN
9 2 (0.42%) Network Security
10 1 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.21%) DHCP
10 1 (0.21%) DNS
10 1 (0.21%) HTTP
10 1 (0.21%) IPsec
10 1 (0.21%) RIP
10 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.75%) Big Data
2 34 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.46%) GIS
4 29 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 26 (5.42%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.54%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.33%) MySQL
9 15 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.71%) Data Mining
11 12 (2.50%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.08%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.46%) DB2
14 6 (1.25%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.04%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.04%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 4 (0.83%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 103 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 70 (14.58%) Maven
3 55 (11.46%) Selenium
4 39 (8.13%) Jenkins
5 28 (5.83%) Subversion
6 27 (5.63%) Artifactory
7 26 (5.42%) NetBeans
8 25 (5.21%) SonarQube
9 24 (5.00%) Bugzilla
9 24 (5.00%) CMake
9 24 (5.00%) MSBuild
9 24 (5.00%) NuGet
9 24 (5.00%) Phabricator
9 24 (5.00%) Ranorex
10 23 (4.79%) Visual Studio
11 21 (4.38%) JUnit
12 14 (2.92%) Cucumber
12 14 (2.92%) GitLab
12 14 (2.92%) Protractor
13 13 (2.71%) Jasmine
General
1 85 (17.71%) Finance
2 43 (8.96%) Banking
3 23 (4.79%) Advertising
4 16 (3.33%) Retail
5 13 (2.71%) Military
6 11 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.67%) Marketing
8 7 (1.46%) Games
8 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (37.29%) Developer
2 139 (28.96%) Software Engineer
3 113 (23.54%) Java Developer
4 61 (12.71%) Java Engineer
5 53 (11.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 52 (10.83%) Test Engineer
7 48 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 47 (9.79%) Software Developer
9 29 (6.04%) Development Engineer
9 29 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (6.04%) Software Development Engineer
9 29 (6.04%) Software Test Engineer
9 29 (6.04%) Test Development Engineer
10 27 (5.63%) Lead Developer
11 25 (5.21%) Java Software Developer
11 25 (5.21%) Lead Java Developer
12 19 (3.96%) C# Software Engineer
12 19 (3.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 17 (3.54%) Test Automation Engineer
14 15 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (27.08%) .NET
2 105 (21.88%) HTML
3 88 (18.33%) CSS
4 81 (16.88%) Spring
4 81 (16.88%) Web Services
5 76 (15.83%) RESTful
6 67 (13.96%) SOAP
7 53 (11.04%) Hibernate
8 44 (9.17%) AngularJS
9 41 (8.54%) HTML5
10 36 (7.50%) Node.js
11 34 (7.08%) CSS3
12 29 (6.04%) REST
12 29 (6.04%) Swing
13 28 (5.83%) Java EE
14 26 (5.42%) React
15 23 (4.79%) JSP
15 23 (4.79%) XML
16 22 (4.58%) JSON
17 19 (3.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.13%) Robotics
2 47 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.88%) Algorithms
4 29 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.63%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.13%) Fintech
6 15 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.29%) User Experience
9 7 (1.46%) Social Media
10 6 (1.25%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.83%) Blog
13 3 (0.63%) CUDA
13 3 (0.63%) Digital Signage
13 3 (0.63%) PMI
14 2 (0.42%) BBC
14 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.42%) Smart City
14 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 101 (21.04%) Windows
2 98 (20.42%) Linux
3 46 (9.58%) Unix
4 30 (6.25%) Android
5 28 (5.83%) Debian
6 23 (4.79%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.71%) Solaris
8 10 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.46%) CentOS
10 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (35.63%) Software Engineering
3 87 (18.13%) Test Automation
4 74 (15.42%) TDD
5 73 (15.21%) Innovative Thinking
6 72 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (12.92%) OO
8 60 (12.50%) SDLC
9 59 (12.29%) Software Testing
10 55 (11.46%) DevOps
11 54 (11.25%) Mentoring
12 49 (10.21%) Open Source
13 48 (10.00%) Mathematics
14 42 (8.75%) Scrum
15 37 (7.71%) Web Development
16 36 (7.50%) SOA
17 34 (7.08%) Unit Testing
18 31 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 31 (6.46%) SDET
19 30 (6.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 150 (31.25%) C#
2 149 (31.04%) JavaScript
3 145 (30.21%) SQL
4 117 (24.38%) Python
5 104 (21.67%) C++
6 54 (11.25%) PHP
7 36 (7.50%) Ruby
8 33 (6.88%) PL/SQL
9 28 (5.83%) Scala
10 20 (4.17%) C
11 18 (3.75%) Perl
12 15 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.29%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.46%) R
16 7 (1.46%) VB
17 6 (1.25%) ActionScript
18 4 (0.83%) Lisp
18 4 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 119 (24.79%) Degree
2 51 (10.63%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.71%) PhD
6 7 (1.46%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) SLA
2 6 (1.25%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (4.17%) Docker
2 10 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.46%) Ansible
2 7 (1.46%) Nagios
2 7 (1.46%) Puppet
3 6 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.25%) Rancher
4 4 (0.83%) SCCM
5 3 (0.63%) Ambari
5 3 (0.63%) Terraform
6 2 (0.42%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.42%) Packer
6 2 (0.42%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.42%) yum
7 1 (0.21%) Cacti
7 1 (0.21%) Graphite
7 1 (0.21%) Icinga
7 1 (0.21%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 69 (14.38%) Oracle
2 18 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.92%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.50%) VMware
5 8 (1.67%) IBM
6 7 (1.46%) Misys
7 6 (1.25%) Adobe
7 6 (1.25%) F5
8 5 (1.04%) Cognizant
8 5 (1.04%) Remedy
8 5 (1.04%) Splunk
9 3 (0.63%) FNZ
9 3 (0.63%) Tableau
10 2 (0.42%) Alterian
10 2 (0.42%) Apple
10 2 (0.42%) Google
10 2 (0.42%) Perforce
10 2 (0.42%) SAP
10 2 (0.42%) Twitter
11 1 (0.21%) KANA