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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 100 95 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 56 80 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 2.16% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.27% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -9 31 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Glasgow -2 13 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Stirling - 11 £55,000 - 1
Aberdeen +10 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 96 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (54.17%) Spring
3 49 (51.04%) Web Services
3 49 (51.04%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (48.96%) Finance
5 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (40.63%) Oracle
7 31 (32.29%) Maven
8 30 (31.25%) XML
8 30 (31.25%) Eclipse
9 29 (30.21%) RESTful
10 28 (29.17%) TDD
10 28 (29.17%) Hibernate
11 27 (28.13%) SQL
12 26 (27.08%) JMS
12 26 (27.08%) MVC
13 25 (26.04%) Java EE
14 24 (25.00%) JBoss
15 23 (23.96%) Middleware
15 23 (23.96%) JPA
16 22 (22.92%) Use Case
16 22 (22.92%) Unified Process
16 22 (22.92%) AspectJ
16 22 (22.92%) TopLink
16 22 (22.92%) RUP
16 22 (22.92%) WSDL
16 22 (22.92%) XML Schema
16 22 (22.92%) XSD
16 22 (22.92%) JDBC
16 22 (22.92%) EJB

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 24 (25.00%) JBoss
2 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.13%) Drupal
3 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) RFID
1 1 (1.04%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle Database
2 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.46%) DataStage
5 4 (4.17%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.13%) Datomic
7 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (32.29%) Maven
2 30 (31.25%) Eclipse
3 15 (15.63%) Subversion
4 9 (9.38%) JUnit
5 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.21%) Ant
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.08%) FishEye
9 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.04%) Flash Builder
9 1 (1.04%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 47 (48.96%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Banking
3 16 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Games
5 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.08%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.17%) Spring
2 49 (51.04%) Web Services
3 30 (31.25%) XML
4 29 (30.21%) RESTful
5 28 (29.17%) Hibernate
6 26 (27.08%) JMS
7 25 (26.04%) Java EE
8 23 (23.96%) Middleware
8 23 (23.96%) JPA
9 22 (22.92%) TopLink
9 22 (22.92%) WSDL
9 22 (22.92%) XML Schema
9 22 (22.92%) XSD
9 22 (22.92%) EJB
9 22 (22.92%) JDBC
10 15 (15.63%) J2EE
11 13 (13.54%) jBPM
11 13 (13.54%) Drools
12 9 (9.38%) REST
13 6 (6.25%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) Physics
4 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.17%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.17%) Grid Computing
4 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.13%) GIS
5 3 (3.13%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) UNIX
3 5 (5.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.04%) Debian
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.17%) TDD
4 26 (27.08%) MVC
5 22 (22.92%) RUP
5 22 (22.92%) Use Case
5 22 (22.92%) Unified Process
6 21 (21.88%) OO
7 13 (13.54%) People Management
8 12 (12.50%) OOD
9 11 (11.46%) ETL
9 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.42%) SOA
11 8 (8.33%) Content Management
12 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.29%) E-business
12 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (28.13%) SQL
3 22 (22.92%) AspectJ
4 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.38%) C++
6 5 (5.21%) C#
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) Ruby
7 3 (3.13%) Clojure
8 2 (2.08%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.04%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Oracle
2 11 (11.46%) IBM
3 7 (7.29%) Informatica
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (1.04%) Sun
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) Sybase
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