Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 327 506 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.59% 20.21% 16.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.28% 37.45% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 174 285 349
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,475 £28,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,080 1,351 1,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 58.10% 53.95% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 577 851 984
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,932 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 127 (38.84%) JavaScript
2 126 (38.53%) Software Engineering
3 105 (32.11%) C#
4 96 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (28.75%) SQL
6 87 (26.61%) AWS
7 79 (24.16%) Python
8 77 (23.55%) Finance
9 74 (22.63%) Microservices
10 69 (21.10%) DevOps
10 69 (21.10%) Spring
11 67 (20.49%) .NET
12 56 (17.13%) C++
12 56 (17.13%) React
13 55 (16.82%) Azure
14 53 (16.21%) Node.js
15 52 (15.90%) RESTful
16 50 (15.29%) HTML
17 49 (14.98%) Degree
18 48 (14.68%) Relational Database
19 47 (14.37%) Analytics
20 46 (14.07%) Big Data
20 46 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
20 46 (14.07%) Test Automation
21 45 (13.76%) Linux
21 45 (13.76%) Docker
22 42 (12.84%) Hibernate
22 42 (12.84%) Kubernetes
23 38 (11.62%) Web Services
24 36 (11.01%) Windows

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 21 (6.42%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.14%) Apache
5 6 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.92%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.92%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (26.61%) AWS
2 55 (16.82%) Azure
3 35 (10.70%) GCP
4 11 (3.36%) SaaS
5 8 (2.45%) GitHub
6 7 (2.14%) Serverless
7 5 (1.53%) Google Play
8 3 (0.92%) PaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.61%) npm
9 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.61%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.68%) Relational Database
2 46 (14.07%) Big Data
3 22 (6.73%) MySQL
3 22 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (6.73%) RDBMS
4 16 (4.89%) GIS
5 14 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.36%) Apache Hive
6 11 (3.36%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.06%) OLAP
7 10 (3.06%) OLTP
8 8 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.83%) HBase
10 4 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.22%) Impala
10 4 (1.22%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (9.48%) Git (software)
1 31 (9.48%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.81%) NetBeans
3 17 (5.20%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.59%) JUnit
5 14 (4.28%) JMeter
6 10 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.06%) Selenium
7 9 (2.75%) PhantomJS
8 7 (2.14%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.14%) Cypress.io
9 5 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.53%) HP UFT
9 5 (1.53%) JIRA
9 5 (1.53%) Maven
9 5 (1.53%) REST Assured
9 5 (1.53%) Subversion
9 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.53%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 77 (23.55%) Finance
2 30 (9.17%) Banking
3 9 (2.75%) Law
3 9 (2.75%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.14%) Games
5 6 (1.83%) Military
5 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.53%) Retail
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (38.53%) Developer
2 102 (31.19%) Software Engineer
3 62 (18.96%) Java Developer
4 56 (17.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 46 (14.07%) Java Engineer
6 43 (13.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 34 (10.40%) Senior Java Engineer
8 32 (9.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 28 (8.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 21 (6.42%) Junior
10 21 (6.42%) Senior Developer
11 20 (6.12%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (4.28%) Architect
13 14 (4.28%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.98%) C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
15 12 (3.67%) AWS Software Engineer
15 12 (3.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.10%) Spring
2 67 (20.49%) .NET
3 56 (17.13%) React
4 53 (16.21%) Node.js
5 52 (15.90%) RESTful
6 50 (15.29%) HTML
7 42 (12.84%) Hibernate
8 38 (11.62%) Web Services
9 35 (10.70%) AngularJS
9 35 (10.70%) CSS
10 31 (9.48%) REST
10 31 (9.48%) SOAP
11 27 (8.26%) Spring Boot
12 26 (7.95%) Kafka
12 26 (7.95%) XML
13 24 (7.34%) JSON
14 19 (5.81%) JPA
14 19 (5.81%) JSP
15 17 (5.20%) jQuery
15 17 (5.20%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) Robotics
2 16 (4.89%) Algorithms
3 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.67%) User Experience
4 7 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.61%) NHS
8 2 (0.61%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.76%) Linux
2 36 (11.01%) Windows
3 17 (5.20%) Unix
4 7 (2.14%) Android
5 6 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (38.53%) Software Engineering
2 96 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (22.63%) Microservices
4 69 (21.10%) DevOps
5 47 (14.37%) Analytics
6 46 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (14.07%) Test Automation
7 32 (9.79%) Innovative Thinking
8 31 (9.48%) Fintech
9 30 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (9.17%) Mentoring
10 27 (8.26%) Machine Learning
10 27 (8.26%) TDD
11 24 (7.34%) SDLC
12 23 (7.03%) Mathematics
12 23 (7.03%) Open Source
13 22 (6.73%) OOP
14 19 (5.81%) SOA
15 18 (5.50%) Computer Science
15 18 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 127 (38.84%) JavaScript
2 105 (32.11%) C#
3 94 (28.75%) SQL
4 79 (24.16%) Python
5 56 (17.13%) C++
6 33 (10.09%) Scala
7 31 (9.48%) Java 8
8 28 (8.56%) TypeScript
9 21 (6.42%) Kotlin
10 14 (4.28%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.28%) Go
11 11 (3.36%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.06%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.75%) Apple Swift
13 9 (2.75%) Ruby
14 8 (2.45%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.45%) R
15 7 (2.14%) PHP
16 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.53%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (14.98%) Degree
2 32 (9.79%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (2.45%) PhD
4 6 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.65%) QA
System Software
1 45 (13.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (12.84%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.67%) Ansible
2 12 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.67%) Puppet
3 9 (2.75%) Terraform
4 8 (2.45%) Kibana
5 2 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.31%) logstash
6 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (7.95%) Google
2 11 (3.36%) Oracle
2 11 (3.36%) Splunk
3 10 (3.06%) CyberArk
4 9 (2.75%) ServiceNow
4 9 (2.75%) Symantec
5 3 (0.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.61%) Apple
6 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.61%) Black Duck
6 2 (0.61%) Canon
6 2 (0.61%) Coverity
6 2 (0.61%) Databricks
6 2 (0.61%) HP
6 2 (0.61%) IBM
6 2 (0.61%) New Relic
6 2 (0.61%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.61%) Talend
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe
7 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy