The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 107 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 64 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 1.31% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.39% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 14
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £37,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Senior Java Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 Scotland

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Edinburgh +10 27 £46,000 +9.52% 1
Stirling - 2 £54,250 -
Fife - 2 £41,250 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (45.89%) Finance
3 64 (43.84%) Spring
4 46 (31.51%) OO
5 45 (30.82%) J2EE
6 44 (30.14%) Degree
7 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
8 40 (27.40%) Mathematics
8 40 (27.40%) Banking
9 39 (26.71%) C++
9 39 (26.71%) Web Services
10 38 (26.03%) Physics
11 37 (25.34%) HTML
12 36 (24.66%) Hibernate
13 35 (23.97%) SQL
14 34 (23.29%) MVC
14 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (22.60%) XML
15 33 (22.60%) SOA
16 30 (20.55%) Oracle
17 29 (19.86%) Investment Banking
18 26 (17.81%) Linux
19 25 (17.12%) Software Engineering
20 23 (15.75%) OOD
21 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
21 22 (15.07%) Risk Management
21 22 (15.07%) Financial Institution
21 22 (15.07%) Grid Computing
21 22 (15.07%) JSON
21 22 (15.07%) Market Risk

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (12.33%) WebLogic
2 15 (10.27%) Alfresco
3 14 (9.59%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.74%) Apache
4 4 (2.74%) Mule
5 3 (2.05%) GemFire
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.85%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.16%) MySQL
5 3 (2.05%) KDB
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) JUnit
2 18 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.96%) Selenium
4 14 (9.59%) Eclipse
5 12 (8.22%) Subversion
6 7 (4.79%) Maven
7 6 (4.11%) Ant
8 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.37%) Mockito
9 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.68%) TestNG
10 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 67 (45.89%) Finance
2 40 (27.40%) Banking
3 29 (19.86%) Investment Banking
4 22 (15.07%) Financial Institution
5 16 (10.96%) Front Office
5 16 (10.96%) Games
6 4 (2.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (43.84%) Spring
2 45 (30.82%) J2EE
3 39 (26.71%) Web Services
4 37 (25.34%) HTML
5 36 (24.66%) Hibernate
6 33 (22.60%) XML
7 22 (15.07%) JSON
7 22 (15.07%) jQuery
8 21 (14.38%) Spring MVC
9 20 (13.70%) CSS
10 16 (10.96%) JSF
10 16 (10.96%) RESTful
11 15 (10.27%) Gherkin
11 15 (10.27%) XSLT
12 14 (9.59%) Ajax
13 13 (8.90%) Struts
14 10 (6.85%) JMS
15 9 (6.16%) REST
16 6 (4.11%) JDBC
16 6 (4.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
2 40 (27.40%) Mathematics
3 38 (26.03%) Physics
4 22 (15.07%) Market Risk
4 22 (15.07%) Grid Computing
5 19 (13.01%) Open Source
6 4 (2.74%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.74%) Equities
7 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.81%) Linux
2 17 (11.64%) UNIX
3 9 (6.16%) AIX
4 5 (3.42%) Windows
5 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.74%) Android
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.51%) OO
2 34 (23.29%) MVC
2 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.60%) SOA
4 25 (17.12%) Software Engineering
5 23 (15.75%) OOD
6 22 (15.07%) Risk Management
6 22 (15.07%) Investment Management
7 16 (10.96%) Multithreading
7 16 (10.96%) BDD
7 16 (10.96%) Game Development
8 15 (10.27%) Document Management
9 12 (8.22%) TDD
10 10 (6.85%) UML
11 9 (6.16%) E-business
11 9 (6.16%) Web Development
12 8 (5.48%) V-Model
12 8 (5.48%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 146 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (26.71%) C++
3 35 (23.97%) SQL
4 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.70%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.79%) Perl
6 7 (4.79%) C#
7 5 (3.42%) Python
8 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.74%) Groovy
8 4 (2.74%) Scala
9 3 (2.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.37%) XPath
11 1 (0.68%) Korn
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) XQuery
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (30.14%) Degree
2 16 (10.96%) PhD
3 2 (1.37%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.68%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Puppet
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (20.55%) Oracle
2 19 (13.01%) JBoss
3 4 (2.74%) Sybase
4 3 (2.05%) StreamBase
5 2 (1.37%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) Sun
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