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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 80 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 15 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.96% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.01% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
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 30 January 2015.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) Degree
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (35.71%) Finance
5 14 (33.33%) QA
6 13 (30.95%) OO
6 13 (30.95%) XML
7 11 (26.19%) JMS
7 11 (26.19%) Web Services
7 11 (26.19%) J2EE
7 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
7 11 (26.19%) Spring
8 10 (23.81%) Retail
8 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
9 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
9 9 (21.43%) UNIX
9 9 (21.43%) AIX
9 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
10 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) Swing
11 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
11 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Coaching
11 7 (16.67%) Data Structures
11 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
12 6 (14.29%) RESTful

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) Drupal
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
1 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 5 (11.90%) Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) XML
2 11 (26.19%) JMS
2 11 (26.19%) Web Services
2 11 (26.19%) J2EE
2 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
2 11 (26.19%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) Swing
4 6 (14.29%) RESTful
4 6 (14.29%) JSP
4 6 (14.29%) Servlets
5 5 (11.90%) SOAP
5 5 (11.90%) CGI
6 4 (9.52%) JPA
6 4 (9.52%) Java SE
6 4 (9.52%) Java EE
6 4 (9.52%) Middleware
6 4 (9.52%) TopLink
6 4 (9.52%) XSD
6 4 (9.52%) WSDL
6 4 (9.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) GIS
5 2 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) UNIX
2 9 (21.43%) AIX
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) Debian
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) OO
3 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) Quality Management
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.52%) Use Case
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) Unified Process
7 4 (9.52%) RUP
8 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Content Management
9 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) AspectJ
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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