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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 77 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 27 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 0.58% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 6
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) OO
3 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (33.33%) Spring
5 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
5 19 (31.67%) Web Services
5 19 (31.67%) Degree
5 19 (31.67%) JSON
5 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
6 18 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 17 (28.33%) Open Source
7 17 (28.33%) SOA
8 16 (26.67%) OOD
8 16 (26.67%) PhD
8 16 (26.67%) JBoss
8 16 (26.67%) C++
8 16 (26.67%) Games
8 16 (26.67%) RESTful
8 16 (26.67%) Game Development
8 16 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 16 (26.67%) Physics
9 15 (25.00%) Document Management
9 15 (25.00%) Selenium
9 15 (25.00%) Alfresco
9 15 (25.00%) BDD
9 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
10 14 (23.33%) Ajax
10 14 (23.33%) JSF
10 14 (23.33%) MVC

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.67%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) TestNG
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 16 (26.67%) Games
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Spring
2 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
2 19 (31.67%) Web Services
2 19 (31.67%) JSON
3 16 (26.67%) RESTful
4 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 14 (23.33%) JSF
5 14 (23.33%) Ajax
6 11 (18.33%) XML
7 10 (16.67%) J2EE
8 7 (11.67%) HTML
9 6 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (6.67%) JSP
10 4 (6.67%) Servlets
10 4 (6.67%) SOAP
10 4 (6.67%) REST
11 3 (5.00%) jQuery
11 3 (5.00%) CGI
12 2 (3.33%) XSLT
12 2 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (28.33%) Open Source
3 16 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 16 (26.67%) Physics
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) UNIX
2 9 (15.00%) AIX
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.67%) Android
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Debian
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (35.00%) OO
3 17 (28.33%) SOA
4 16 (26.67%) OOD
4 16 (26.67%) Game Development
5 15 (25.00%) BDD
5 15 (25.00%) Document Management
6 14 (23.33%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) Android Development
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
9 2 (3.33%) OOP
9 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) C++
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 16 (26.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) JBoss