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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 89 99 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.29% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 8
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £52,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +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
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (50.00%) Degree
4 21 (47.73%) Linux
5 18 (40.91%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) OO
7 14 (31.82%) QA
8 13 (29.55%) Finance
9 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (25.00%) Spring
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (22.73%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) J2EE
10 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
11 9 (20.45%) UNIX
11 9 (20.45%) Web Services
11 9 (20.45%) AIX
11 9 (20.45%) Retail
11 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
12 8 (18.18%) JMS
13 7 (15.91%) Swing
13 7 (15.91%) C++
13 7 (15.91%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (15.91%) Coaching
13 7 (15.91%) Aerospace
13 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
13 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
14 6 (13.64%) Physics

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
1 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 7 (15.91%) Aerospace
4 5 (11.36%) Games
4 5 (11.36%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Spring
1 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (22.73%) J2EE
2 10 (22.73%) XML
3 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 8 (18.18%) JMS
5 7 (15.91%) Swing
6 6 (13.64%) JSON
7 5 (11.36%) JSP
7 5 (11.36%) Servlets
7 5 (11.36%) SOAP
7 5 (11.36%) CGI
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful
8 4 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.55%) JSF
9 2 (4.55%) Ajax
9 2 (4.55%) Java SE
10 1 (2.27%) Java EE
10 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
2 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.64%) Physics
4 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) AIX
3 9 (20.45%) UNIX
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Debian
5 4 (9.09%) Android
5 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) OO
3 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Coaching
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Game Development
5 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.36%) OOD
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Quality Management
6 4 (9.09%) Android Development
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) Document Management
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.91%) C++
5 6 (13.64%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe