Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 566 465 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.09% 18.19% 17.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.37% 36.41% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 341 292 312
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,250
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 1,475 1,277 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 57.57% 49.96% 62.30%
Number of salaries quoted 918 816 941
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,735 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,675 £29,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 275 (48.59%) Software Engineering
2 230 (40.64%) JavaScript
3 216 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (30.57%) C#
5 158 (27.92%) SQL
6 157 (27.74%) Linux
7 145 (25.62%) Degree
8 134 (23.67%) C++
9 132 (23.32%) DevOps
10 123 (21.73%) Finance
10 123 (21.73%) Python
11 112 (19.79%) .NET
12 108 (19.08%) Spring
13 102 (18.02%) Robotics
14 100 (17.67%) Git (software)
15 99 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
16 98 (17.31%) Innovative Thinking
17 97 (17.14%) Kubernetes
18 94 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
18 94 (16.61%) Windows
19 89 (15.72%) HTML
20 86 (15.19%) OO
21 84 (14.84%) Test Automation
22 82 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 81 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
23 81 (14.31%) Hibernate
24 80 (14.13%) Jenkins
25 79 (13.96%) Mathematics
25 79 (13.96%) Numerate Degree
26 78 (13.78%) Microservices

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 51 (9.01%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.89%) JBoss
3 17 (3.00%) Apache
3 17 (3.00%) Confluence
4 12 (2.12%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.59%) nginx
6 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.41%) Jetty
7 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.53%) IIS
8 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.35%) SAS
9 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 99 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (3.36%) GitHub
4 19 (3.36%) SaaS
5 16 (2.83%) IaaS
6 12 (2.12%) npm
7 10 (1.77%) Serverless
8 8 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.88%) Datadog
11 4 (0.71%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (0.71%) Office 365
11 4 (0.71%) PaaS
11 4 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) Firewall
2 9 (1.59%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) 2G
3 5 (0.88%) 3G
3 5 (0.88%) 4G
3 5 (0.88%) 5G
3 5 (0.88%) Broadband
3 5 (0.88%) Internet
3 5 (0.88%) OpenFlow
3 5 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) DHCP
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.60%) Big Data
2 51 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 49 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (7.42%) Data Mining
5 32 (5.65%) MySQL
6 31 (5.48%) SQL Server
7 29 (5.12%) MongoDB
8 28 (4.95%) GIS
9 17 (3.00%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.12%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.24%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.06%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.06%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.88%) Mixpanel
16 4 (0.71%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 100 (17.67%) Git (software)
2 80 (14.13%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.42%) JIRA
4 35 (6.18%) Selenium
5 33 (5.83%) JUnit
6 27 (4.77%) Cucumber
7 26 (4.59%) NetBeans
8 25 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 21 (3.71%) Maven
10 17 (3.00%) JMeter
11 14 (2.47%) Subversion
12 13 (2.30%) PhantomJS
13 12 (2.12%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.94%) Appium
14 11 (1.94%) IBM UrbanCode
14 11 (1.94%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.77%) Hudson
15 10 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.59%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 123 (21.73%) Finance
2 50 (8.83%) Banking
3 16 (2.83%) Military
4 13 (2.30%) Marketing
5 12 (2.12%) Games
6 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.77%) Legal
7 8 (1.41%) Retail
8 6 (1.06%) Electronics
8 6 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (35.69%) Developer
2 160 (28.27%) Software Engineer
3 129 (22.79%) Java Developer
4 80 (14.13%) Java Engineer
5 67 (11.84%) Java Software Engineer
6 54 (9.54%) Senior Developer
7 53 (9.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 46 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 42 (7.42%) Graduate
10 41 (7.24%) C++ Software Engineer
11 39 (6.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 38 (6.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 34 (6.01%) C# Software Engineer
14 25 (4.42%) Software Developer
15 23 (4.06%) Analyst
16 22 (3.89%) Senior Java Engineer
17 20 (3.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
18 19 (3.36%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
18 19 (3.36%) Graduate Java Engineer
18 19 (3.36%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (19.79%) .NET
2 108 (19.08%) Spring
3 89 (15.72%) HTML
4 81 (14.31%) Hibernate
5 76 (13.43%) AngularJS
6 74 (13.07%) Node.js
7 69 (12.19%) CSS
8 68 (12.01%) React
8 68 (12.01%) Web Services
9 63 (11.13%) RESTful
10 52 (9.19%) SOAP
11 45 (7.95%) REST
12 42 (7.42%) jQuery
13 38 (6.71%) JPA
13 38 (6.71%) Spring Boot
14 33 (5.83%) Swing
15 30 (5.30%) XML
16 28 (4.95%) JSP
17 26 (4.59%) JSON
18 25 (4.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (18.02%) Robotics
2 46 (8.13%) Algorithms
3 31 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.48%) User Experience
4 25 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.12%) Graphic Design
8 10 (1.77%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.77%) Derivative
8 10 (1.77%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.77%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.88%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.88%) Smart Home
12 4 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 157 (27.74%) Linux
2 94 (16.61%) Windows
3 54 (9.54%) Unix
4 14 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.94%) CentOS
6 10 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.59%) Android
8 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.71%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (48.59%) Software Engineering
2 216 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (23.32%) DevOps
4 98 (17.31%) Innovative Thinking
5 94 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (15.19%) OO
7 84 (14.84%) Test Automation
8 81 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (13.96%) Mathematics
10 78 (13.78%) Microservices
11 69 (12.19%) Scrum
12 65 (11.48%) Mentoring
13 56 (9.89%) SDLC
14 55 (9.72%) Open Source
15 50 (8.83%) Analytics
16 44 (7.77%) Machine Learning
17 42 (7.42%) Coaching
17 42 (7.42%) TDD
18 40 (7.07%) Computer Science
19 38 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 230 (40.64%) JavaScript
2 173 (30.57%) C#
3 158 (27.92%) SQL
4 134 (23.67%) C++
5 123 (21.73%) Python
6 49 (8.66%) TypeScript
7 31 (5.48%) Java 8
8 28 (4.95%) PHP
9 23 (4.06%) Scala
10 20 (3.53%) ES6
10 20 (3.53%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.53%) Ruby
11 17 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.47%) Go
13 14 (2.47%) Groovy
13 14 (2.47%) Kotlin
14 12 (2.12%) VBA
15 11 (1.94%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (25.62%) Degree
2 79 (13.96%) Numerate Degree
3 26 (4.59%) PhD
4 25 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.77%) CFA
7 7 (1.24%) OCA
7 7 (1.24%) OCP
7 7 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CEH
11 1 (0.18%) CISA
11 1 (0.18%) CISM
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.36%) QA
2 10 (1.77%) CRD IV
3 4 (0.71%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) SEPA
3 4 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) NIST
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (11.13%) Docker
2 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 97 (17.14%) Kubernetes
2 46 (8.13%) Ansible
3 45 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (4.42%) Terraform
5 24 (4.24%) Puppet
6 8 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.88%) Consul
8 4 (0.71%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.18%) Ambari
9 1 (0.18%) Cacti
9 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (6.36%) Oracle
1 36 (6.36%) Red Hat
2 27 (4.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.06%) Google
4 17 (3.00%) ServiceNow
5 15 (2.65%) Splunk
6 13 (2.30%) CyberArk
6 13 (2.30%) Symantec
7 8 (1.41%) Perfecto Mobile
8 7 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.24%) IBM
9 5 (0.88%) CA
9 5 (0.88%) New Relic
10 4 (0.71%) SAP
10 4 (0.71%) Sybase
11 3 (0.53%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.53%) Informatica
11 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.35%) Cognos
13 1 (0.18%) MicroStrategy