Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 480 330 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.84% 14.22% 15.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.11% 30.67% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 350 240 314
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 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £63,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -

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 1649 1076 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 61.28% 46.36% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 743 849
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,880 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 191 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 152 (31.67%) SQL
4 148 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 146 (30.42%) C#
6 126 (26.25%) .NET
7 121 (25.21%) Degree
8 117 (24.38%) Python
9 98 (20.42%) HTML
10 93 (19.38%) Linux
11 90 (18.75%) C++
11 90 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 86 (17.92%) CSS
13 85 (17.71%) Test Automation
14 84 (17.50%) Finance
15 82 (17.08%) Windows
16 80 (16.67%) Web Services
17 79 (16.46%) Oracle
18 73 (15.21%) Spring
19 72 (15.00%) TDD
20 69 (14.38%) OO
21 68 (14.17%) RESTful
22 66 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
23 62 (12.92%) Open Source
23 62 (12.92%) SOAP
24 60 (12.50%) Big Data
25 59 (12.29%) SDLC
26 57 (11.88%) Maven
27 53 (11.04%) Computer Science
27 53 (11.04%) 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 41 (8.54%) JBoss
2 31 (6.46%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.04%) Apache
4 11 (2.29%) CMS
5 9 (1.88%) IIS
6 7 (1.46%) SAS
6 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.63%) Drupal
9 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.42%) Tornado
10 2 (0.42%) WildFly
10 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.04%) InDesign
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Sonata
2 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) iTrent
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.29%) GitHub
4 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.04%) SaaS
5 4 (0.83%) npm
6 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.17%) SSL
2 14 (2.92%) SSH
3 11 (2.29%) SMS
4 10 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.25%) AMQP
6 5 (1.04%) GPRS
6 5 (1.04%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.04%) Internet
6 5 (1.04%) SAN
7 4 (0.83%) Network Security
8 3 (0.63%) DMZ
9 2 (0.42%) DHCP
9 2 (0.42%) DNS
10 1 (0.21%) HTTP
10 1 (0.21%) IPsec
10 1 (0.21%) OSPF
10 1 (0.21%) RIP
10 1 (0.21%) VoIP
10 1 (0.21%) VPN
10 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.50%) Big Data
2 40 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.21%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (4.58%) GIS
6 22 (4.58%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.17%) MySQL
8 19 (3.96%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.50%) Data Mining
11 11 (2.29%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.08%) Neo4j
12 10 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.25%) DB2
14 5 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.04%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.04%) QlikView
15 4 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 90 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.88%) Maven
3 51 (10.63%) Selenium
4 31 (6.46%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.00%) Subversion
6 23 (4.79%) JUnit
7 21 (4.38%) Artifactory
8 20 (4.17%) NetBeans
9 19 (3.96%) SonarQube
10 18 (3.75%) Bugzilla
10 18 (3.75%) CMake
10 18 (3.75%) MSBuild
10 18 (3.75%) NuGet
10 18 (3.75%) Phabricator
10 18 (3.75%) Ranorex
11 17 (3.54%) Visual Studio
12 16 (3.33%) JIRA
12 16 (3.33%) Protractor
13 15 (3.13%) Jasmine
13 15 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 84 (17.50%) Finance
2 34 (7.08%) Banking
3 22 (4.58%) Retail
4 15 (3.13%) Advertising
5 13 (2.71%) Military
6 9 (1.88%) Marketing
7 7 (1.46%) Games
8 6 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (38.75%) Developer
2 129 (26.88%) Software Engineer
3 121 (25.21%) Java Developer
4 55 (11.46%) Java Engineer
5 48 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 48 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 47 (9.79%) Java Software Engineer
7 41 (8.54%) Senior Developer
8 29 (6.04%) Lead Developer
9 28 (5.83%) Java Software Developer
10 27 (5.63%) Lead Java Developer
11 26 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (4.79%) Development Engineer
12 23 (4.79%) Software Development Engineer
12 23 (4.79%) Software Test Engineer
12 23 (4.79%) Test Development Engineer
13 22 (4.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 19 (3.96%) Tester
15 18 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
16 14 (2.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (26.25%) .NET
2 98 (20.42%) HTML
3 86 (17.92%) CSS
4 80 (16.67%) Web Services
5 73 (15.21%) Spring
6 68 (14.17%) RESTful
7 62 (12.92%) SOAP
8 42 (8.75%) Hibernate
9 37 (7.71%) AngularJS
10 33 (6.88%) REST
11 32 (6.67%) Node.js
12 31 (6.46%) HTML5
13 30 (6.25%) Java EE
14 26 (5.42%) JSON
15 23 (4.79%) CSS3
16 22 (4.58%) React
16 22 (4.58%) Swing
17 21 (4.38%) XML
18 19 (3.96%) J2EE
18 19 (3.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.17%) Robotics
3 31 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.04%) Mobile App
5 25 (5.21%) Algorithms
6 17 (3.54%) Fintech
7 15 (3.13%) User Experience
8 14 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.67%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.83%) Blog
13 3 (0.63%) PMI
13 3 (0.63%) Social Media
14 2 (0.42%) BBC
14 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.42%) Smart City
14 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
15 1 (0.21%) Replication
15 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (19.38%) Linux
2 82 (17.08%) Windows
3 43 (8.96%) Unix
4 22 (4.58%) Debian
5 21 (4.38%) Android
6 20 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.13%) Solaris
8 9 (1.88%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.46%) CentOS
10 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 85 (17.71%) Test Automation
4 72 (15.00%) TDD
5 69 (14.38%) OO
6 66 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (12.92%) Open Source
8 59 (12.29%) SDLC
9 53 (11.04%) Software Testing
10 48 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 46 (9.58%) DevOps
12 42 (8.75%) Scrum
13 39 (8.13%) Mathematics
14 32 (6.67%) SOA
14 32 (6.67%) Web Development
15 30 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 25 (5.21%) SDET
17 23 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (4.58%) BDD
18 22 (4.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 152 (31.67%) SQL
2 148 (30.83%) JavaScript
3 146 (30.42%) C#
4 117 (24.38%) Python
5 90 (18.75%) C++
6 51 (10.63%) PHP
7 42 (8.75%) Ruby
8 41 (8.54%) PL/SQL
9 23 (4.79%) Scala
10 19 (3.96%) C
11 17 (3.54%) Perl
12 16 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.88%) VB
15 7 (1.46%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.83%) Lisp
17 2 (0.42%) R
18 1 (0.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 121 (25.21%) Degree
2 44 (9.17%) Numerate Degree
3 26 (5.42%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.88%) CREST Certified
6 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.42%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
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%) QA
1 7 (1.46%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (2.92%) Docker
2 10 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
6 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 5 (1.04%) Ambari
3 5 (1.04%) Rancher
4 4 (0.83%) SCCM
5 2 (0.42%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.42%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.42%) yum
6 1 (0.21%) Cacti
6 1 (0.21%) Graphite
6 1 (0.21%) Icinga
6 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.21%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.21%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.21%) Terraform
6 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (16.46%) Oracle
2 19 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.50%) VMware
5 6 (1.25%) Adobe
5 6 (1.25%) F5
5 6 (1.25%) IBM
5 6 (1.25%) Misys
6 5 (1.04%) Cognizant
6 5 (1.04%) FNZ
6 5 (1.04%) Remedy
6 5 (1.04%) Splunk
6 5 (1.04%) Tableau
7 2 (0.42%) Alterian
7 2 (0.42%) Apple
7 2 (0.42%) Google
7 2 (0.42%) Perforce
7 2 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.21%) TIBCO