The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 77 66 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 24 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 2.57% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.67% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Senior Java Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (42.86%) Web Services
4 20 (40.82%) Linux
4 20 (40.82%) JMS
4 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
4 20 (40.82%) Spring
4 20 (40.82%) Degree
5 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.73%) XML
7 17 (34.69%) SQL
8 16 (32.65%) Maven
8 16 (32.65%) RESTful
9 15 (30.61%) MVC
10 14 (28.57%) Finance
11 13 (26.53%) Middleware
11 13 (26.53%) Unified Process
11 13 (26.53%) TopLink
11 13 (26.53%) EJB
11 13 (26.53%) JDBC
11 13 (26.53%) XSD
11 13 (26.53%) Eclipse
11 13 (26.53%) WSDL
11 13 (26.53%) XML Schema
11 13 (26.53%) JBoss
11 13 (26.53%) RUP
11 13 (26.53%) Use Case
11 13 (26.53%) JPA
11 13 (26.53%) AspectJ
11 13 (26.53%) Java EE

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.53%) JBoss
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) Drupal
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Maven
2 13 (26.53%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) Ant
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) Web Services
2 20 (40.82%) JMS
2 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
2 20 (40.82%) Spring
3 18 (36.73%) XML
4 16 (32.65%) RESTful
5 13 (26.53%) JPA
5 13 (26.53%) Java EE
5 13 (26.53%) XSD
5 13 (26.53%) EJB
5 13 (26.53%) JDBC
5 13 (26.53%) TopLink
5 13 (26.53%) Middleware
5 13 (26.53%) WSDL
5 13 (26.53%) XML Schema
6 8 (16.33%) J2EE
7 7 (14.29%) JSP
7 7 (14.29%) Servlets
7 7 (14.29%) Swing
8 6 (12.24%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 7 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) AIX
3 5 (10.20%) Debian
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) MVC
4 13 (26.53%) RUP
4 13 (26.53%) Unified Process
4 13 (26.53%) Use Case
5 12 (24.49%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.29%) Coaching
8 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) People Management
10 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum
12 3 (6.12%) Content Management
12 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) AspectJ
4 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
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