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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Java 196 160 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.88% 12.74% 14.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.45% 29.30% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 117 94 141
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,115 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

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 689 546 613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.86% 43.47% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 427 317 423
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,400 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 190 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (28.26%) SQL
3 102 (24.64%) Finance
4 98 (23.67%) Degree
5 95 (22.95%) .NET
5 95 (22.95%) C#
6 91 (21.98%) Oracle
7 85 (20.53%) Open Source
8 84 (20.29%) Python
9 83 (20.05%) JavaScript
9 83 (20.05%) Software Engineering
10 74 (17.87%) Spring
10 74 (17.87%) TDD
11 69 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 63 (15.22%) HTML
12 63 (15.22%) OO
13 61 (14.73%) Linux
14 58 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (13.53%) CSS
15 56 (13.53%) SDLC
16 54 (13.04%) PHP
17 52 (12.56%) SOA
17 52 (12.56%) RDBMS
18 49 (11.84%) PL/SQL
18 49 (11.84%) Hibernate
18 49 (11.84%) Ruby
19 48 (11.59%) Web Services
20 44 (10.63%) Java EE
21 43 (10.39%) Computer Science
22 42 (10.14%) Jenkins

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 (6.52%) JBoss
1 27 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 24 (5.80%) CMS
3 23 (5.56%) Apache
4 14 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.45%) IIS
6 5 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.97%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.97%) SAS
8 3 (0.72%) Confluence
8 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Liferay
9 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.72%) InDesign
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) GIMP
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Sonata
2 8 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) HFM
4 1 (0.24%) iTrent
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.97%) iPaaS
4 4 (0.97%) PaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Slack
6 2 (0.48%) Yammer
7 1 (0.24%) G Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.21%) SSL
3 4 (0.97%) DMZ
3 4 (0.97%) Network Security
4 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.72%) SAN
5 2 (0.48%) DHCP
5 2 (0.48%) DNS
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) SSH
6 1 (0.24%) Broadband
6 1 (0.24%) LDAP
6 1 (0.24%) NAS
6 1 (0.24%) NGN
6 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 52 (12.56%) RDBMS
3 39 (9.42%) MySQL
4 36 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.49%) Big Data
5 31 (7.49%) Hadoop
6 27 (6.52%) SQL Server
7 25 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (5.80%) Neo4j
9 21 (5.07%) NoSQL
10 13 (3.14%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.93%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.97%) GIS
14 4 (0.97%) QGIS
15 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 39 (9.42%) Maven
3 28 (6.76%) JIRA
4 25 (6.04%) JUnit
4 25 (6.04%) Subversion
5 22 (5.31%) Selenium
6 21 (5.07%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.90%) PowerBuilder
8 11 (2.66%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.17%) Jasmine
9 9 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.93%) Protractor
10 8 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.69%) TestNG
12 6 (1.45%) Ant
13 5 (1.21%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.21%) HttpUnit
13 5 (1.21%) JMeter
13 5 (1.21%) NSubstitute
13 5 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 102 (24.64%) Finance
2 12 (2.90%) Advertising
3 9 (2.17%) Banking
4 8 (1.93%) Games
4 8 (1.93%) Marketing
5 5 (1.21%) Retail
6 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 219 (52.90%) Developer
2 145 (35.02%) Java Developer
3 58 (14.01%) Software Engineer
4 42 (10.14%) Senior Developer
5 35 (8.45%) Java Engineer
6 31 (7.49%) Java Software Engineer
6 31 (7.49%) Software Developer
7 30 (7.25%) Tester
8 29 (7.00%) Architect
9 27 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (5.56%) Lead Developer
10 23 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
11 21 (5.07%) Open Source Developer
12 18 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
13 16 (3.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 16 (3.86%) Manual Tester
13 16 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.14%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.14%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.95%) .NET
2 74 (17.87%) Spring
3 63 (15.22%) HTML
4 56 (13.53%) CSS
5 49 (11.84%) Hibernate
6 48 (11.59%) Web Services
7 44 (10.63%) Java EE
8 36 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 34 (8.21%) JPA
10 33 (7.97%) J2EE
10 33 (7.97%) XML
11 30 (7.25%) jQuery
12 29 (7.00%) SOAP
13 21 (5.07%) HTML5
13 21 (5.07%) REST
13 21 (5.07%) RESTful
14 20 (4.83%) JSF
14 20 (4.83%) React
15 17 (4.11%) RichFaces
16 16 (3.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.59%) Fintech
4 16 (3.86%) User Experience
5 14 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.72%) W3C
9 2 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.48%) Blog
9 2 (0.48%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.24%) Social Media
10 1 (0.24%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.73%) Linux
2 35 (8.45%) Android
3 34 (8.21%) Windows
4 26 (6.28%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.59%) Solaris
6 16 (3.86%) Unix
7 8 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.48%) CentOS
9 2 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.24%) MVS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (20.53%) Open Source
3 83 (20.05%) Software Engineering
4 74 (17.87%) TDD
5 63 (15.22%) OO
6 58 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (13.53%) SDLC
8 52 (12.56%) SOA
9 38 (9.18%) Open Source Development
9 38 (9.18%) Scrum
10 37 (8.94%) Web Development
11 29 (7.00%) Test Automation
12 27 (6.52%) Mentoring
13 22 (5.31%) Android Development
14 21 (5.07%) Web Application Development
15 20 (4.83%) iOS Development
16 19 (4.59%) Microservices
16 19 (4.59%) UML
17 18 (4.35%) BDD
17 18 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 117 (28.26%) SQL
2 95 (22.95%) C#
3 84 (20.29%) Python
4 83 (20.05%) JavaScript
5 54 (13.04%) PHP
6 49 (11.84%) PL/SQL
6 49 (11.84%) Ruby
7 37 (8.94%) C++
8 26 (6.28%) C
8 26 (6.28%) Perl
9 15 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.62%) VB
10 6 (1.45%) GraphQL
11 5 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.21%) Scala
11 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.21%) XPath
12 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 98 (23.67%) Degree
2 24 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.38%) CREST Certified
4 9 (2.17%) ISEB
5 5 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.48%) PhD
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.24%) NCDA
7 1 (0.24%) NCIE
7 1 (0.24%) RHCE
7 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.24%) VCAP
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.21%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) KVM
5 1 (0.24%) Varnish
5 1 (0.24%) vCloud
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.93%) Ansible
2 7 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.69%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) Ambari
4 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.48%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) Kibana
5 1 (0.24%) Rancher
5 1 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.24%) vRealize
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (21.98%) Oracle
2 32 (7.73%) Red Hat
3 25 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.86%) Alterian
5 9 (2.17%) FNZ
6 8 (1.93%) Google
6 8 (1.93%) Talend
7 7 (1.69%) VMware
8 6 (1.45%) Splunk
9 5 (1.21%) Adobe
9 5 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.97%) Vertica
11 3 (0.72%) F5
11 3 (0.72%) Tableau
12 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.48%) Intel
13 1 (0.24%) Citrix
13 1 (0.24%) HP
13 1 (0.24%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.24%) NetApp
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