Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 457 416 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.56% 19.03% 15.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.88% 35.19% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 333 274 292
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,700 £32,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,480 1,182 1,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 56.88% 54.07% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 960 801 760
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 171 (37.42%) JavaScript
2 166 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (35.89%) Software Engineering
4 146 (31.95%) C#
5 130 (28.45%) Degree
6 127 (27.79%) HTML
6 127 (27.79%) SQL
7 122 (26.70%) .NET
8 103 (22.54%) Python
9 102 (22.32%) CSS
10 99 (21.66%) C++
11 96 (21.01%) Windows
12 88 (19.26%) Spring
13 87 (19.04%) Git (software)
14 81 (17.72%) Linux
15 80 (17.51%) Test Automation
16 75 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (16.19%) Finance
18 72 (15.75%) Hibernate
18 72 (15.75%) TDD
19 71 (15.54%) Innovative Thinking
20 70 (15.32%) Robotics
21 63 (13.79%) Maven
21 63 (13.79%) OO
21 63 (13.79%) SDLC
22 62 (13.57%) Big Data
23 61 (13.35%) RESTful
23 61 (13.35%) Web Services
24 60 (13.13%) Selenium
25 58 (12.69%) AngularJS

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 42 (9.19%) JBoss
2 24 (5.25%) Apache
3 20 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.53%) SAS
6 7 (1.53%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.09%) CMS
7 5 (1.09%) IIS
8 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.19%) GitHub
2 10 (2.19%) SaaS
3 9 (1.97%) Office 365
4 7 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.31%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) npm
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.41%) SSH
2 10 (2.19%) SSL
3 9 (1.97%) SMS
4 8 (1.75%) Intranet
5 5 (1.09%) AMQP
5 5 (1.09%) GPRS
6 4 (0.88%) Firewall
7 3 (0.66%) Internet
7 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.44%) HTTP
8 2 (0.44%) LDAP
8 2 (0.44%) Network Security
8 2 (0.44%) SAN
8 2 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) DSL
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.57%) Big Data
2 32 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.13%) GIS
5 23 (5.03%) SQL Server
6 22 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 21 (4.60%) NoSQL
8 19 (4.16%) Oracle Database
9 15 (3.28%) Data Mining
10 14 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.41%) MySQL
12 7 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.88%) HBase
14 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 87 (19.04%) Git (software)
2 63 (13.79%) Maven
3 60 (13.13%) Selenium
4 40 (8.75%) Jenkins
5 29 (6.35%) Artifactory
6 26 (5.69%) Bugzilla
6 26 (5.69%) CMake
6 26 (5.69%) MSBuild
6 26 (5.69%) NetBeans
6 26 (5.69%) NuGet
6 26 (5.69%) Phabricator
6 26 (5.69%) Ranorex
6 26 (5.69%) SonarQube
7 23 (5.03%) JUnit
8 22 (4.81%) Visual Studio
9 20 (4.38%) Subversion
10 19 (4.16%) Protractor
11 18 (3.94%) Jasmine
12 17 (3.72%) TestNG
13 13 (2.84%) Cucumber
General
1 74 (16.19%) Finance
2 44 (9.63%) Advertising
3 41 (8.97%) Banking
4 29 (6.35%) Retail
5 10 (2.19%) Local Government
6 8 (1.75%) Marketing
6 8 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.31%) Games
9 5 (1.09%) Military
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
10 4 (0.88%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (38.73%) Developer
2 134 (29.32%) Software Engineer
3 116 (25.38%) Java Developer
4 56 (12.25%) Java Engineer
5 52 (11.38%) Test Engineer
6 51 (11.16%) Senior Developer
7 49 (10.72%) Java Software Engineer
8 36 (7.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (7.88%) Software Developer
9 29 (6.35%) Development Engineer
9 29 (6.35%) Software Development Engineer
9 29 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 29 (6.35%) Test Development Engineer
10 24 (5.25%) Lead Developer
11 23 (5.03%) Lead Java Developer
12 21 (4.60%) C# Software Engineer
12 21 (4.60%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (3.72%) Test Automation Engineer
14 13 (2.84%) Analyst
15 12 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (27.79%) HTML
2 122 (26.70%) .NET
3 102 (22.32%) CSS
4 88 (19.26%) Spring
5 72 (15.75%) Hibernate
6 61 (13.35%) RESTful
6 61 (13.35%) Web Services
7 58 (12.69%) AngularJS
8 56 (12.25%) HTML5
9 52 (11.38%) SOAP
10 49 (10.72%) Node.js
11 38 (8.32%) CSS3
12 31 (6.78%) REST
13 30 (6.56%) React
14 26 (5.69%) Swing
15 23 (5.03%) WPF
15 23 (5.03%) XML
16 21 (4.60%) Java EE
17 16 (3.50%) JPA
17 16 (3.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.32%) Robotics
2 48 (10.50%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.56%) Algorithms
4 28 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (4.16%) Fintech
7 17 (3.72%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.53%) Social Media
10 7 (1.53%) User Experience
11 6 (1.31%) Digital Signage
12 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.09%) FMCG
13 4 (0.88%) BBC
13 4 (0.88%) Blog
14 3 (0.66%) CUDA
14 3 (0.66%) PMI
15 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.01%) Windows
2 81 (17.72%) Linux
3 36 (7.88%) Unix
4 29 (6.35%) Debian
5 25 (5.47%) Android
6 16 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.53%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.31%) Solaris
9 5 (1.09%) CentOS
9 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.09%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.89%) Software Engineering
3 80 (17.51%) Test Automation
4 75 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (15.75%) TDD
6 71 (15.54%) Innovative Thinking
7 63 (13.79%) OO
7 63 (13.79%) SDLC
8 58 (12.69%) DevOps
9 56 (12.25%) Mentoring
10 50 (10.94%) SOA
10 50 (10.94%) Software Testing
11 45 (9.85%) Mathematics
12 41 (8.97%) Web Development
13 40 (8.75%) Scrum
14 38 (8.32%) Open Source
14 38 (8.32%) Unit Testing
15 33 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (7.22%) Machine Learning
16 31 (6.78%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 171 (37.42%) JavaScript
2 146 (31.95%) C#
3 127 (27.79%) SQL
4 103 (22.54%) Python
5 99 (21.66%) C++
6 57 (12.47%) PHP
7 31 (6.78%) Scala
8 29 (6.35%) Ruby
9 19 (4.16%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.72%) C
11 15 (3.28%) Perl
12 12 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.19%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.53%) R
14 7 (1.53%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.09%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.88%) Clojure
17 4 (0.88%) Go
17 4 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 130 (28.45%) Degree
2 45 (9.85%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.84%) PhD
5 9 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.88%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.44%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CEH
8 1 (0.22%) CEPT
8 1 (0.22%) CISSP
8 1 (0.22%) GCFA
8 1 (0.22%) GCFE
8 1 (0.22%) GCIH
8 1 (0.22%) GIAC
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.53%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (3.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.53%) Ansible
3 6 (1.31%) Puppet
3 6 (1.31%) Terraform
4 5 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (0.88%) Foglight
5 4 (0.88%) Rancher
6 3 (0.66%) Nagios
7 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.44%) Packer
8 1 (0.22%) Cacti
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.22%) SCCM
8 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (10.07%) Oracle
2 19 (4.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.09%) Remedy
5 4 (0.88%) Apple
5 4 (0.88%) Dell
5 4 (0.88%) IBM
6 3 (0.66%) F5
6 3 (0.66%) Misys
6 3 (0.66%) Splunk
6 3 (0.66%) VMware
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe
7 2 (0.44%) Google
7 2 (0.44%) Perforce
7 2 (0.44%) SAP
7 2 (0.44%) Sybase
7 2 (0.44%) Vertica
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco
8 1 (0.22%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.22%) KANA