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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 106 88 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 49 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 2.28% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.39% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 23
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,500 £45,000
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
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -11 24 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Glasgow -7 17 £52,500 -12.50%
Stirling - 7 £55,000 - 3
Aberdeen +8 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 February 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (49.51%) Finance
2 51 (49.51%) Spring
3 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (45.63%) Web Services
4 41 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (37.86%) Linux
6 37 (35.92%) Oracle
7 36 (34.95%) SQL
8 30 (29.13%) OO
9 28 (27.18%) Relational Database
10 27 (26.21%) Degree
10 27 (26.21%) XML
10 27 (26.21%) TDD
11 25 (24.27%) Banking
12 23 (22.33%) Tomcat
13 22 (21.36%) Maven
13 22 (21.36%) Hibernate
14 21 (20.39%) MVC
14 21 (20.39%) RDBMS
15 20 (19.42%) JMS
15 20 (19.42%) Investment Banking
15 20 (19.42%) RESTful
16 19 (18.45%) Eclipse
17 17 (16.50%) J2EE
17 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (15.53%) Java EE
18 16 (15.53%) JUnit
18 16 (15.53%) JDBC
18 16 (15.53%) XML Schema

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (22.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.59%) JBoss
3 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.85%) Apache
5 3 (2.91%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.91%) CMS
5 3 (2.91%) Drupal
5 3 (2.91%) Mule
6 1 (0.97%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.18%) Relational Database
2 21 (20.39%) RDBMS
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.77%) MySQL
4 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.77%) DataStage
4 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) Datomic
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.97%) Ingres
7 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Maven
2 19 (18.45%) Eclipse
3 16 (15.53%) JUnit
3 16 (15.53%) Subversion
4 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.80%) Ant
6 4 (3.88%) JIRA
6 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.94%) FishEye
8 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 51 (49.51%) Finance
2 25 (24.27%) Banking
3 20 (19.42%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.80%) Retail
4 7 (6.80%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.83%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.85%) Games
7 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.94%) Advertising
10 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.51%) Spring
2 47 (45.63%) Web Services
3 27 (26.21%) XML
4 22 (21.36%) Hibernate
5 20 (19.42%) JMS
5 20 (19.42%) RESTful
6 17 (16.50%) J2EE
7 16 (15.53%) JDBC
7 16 (15.53%) XML Schema
7 16 (15.53%) Java EE
8 15 (14.56%) JPA
9 14 (13.59%) Middleware
9 14 (13.59%) REST
10 13 (12.62%) TopLink
10 13 (12.62%) WSDL
10 13 (12.62%) XSD
10 13 (12.62%) EJB
11 11 (10.68%) Spring Integration
11 11 (10.68%) JAX-RS
12 7 (6.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.80%) Physics
3 7 (6.80%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.83%) Grid Computing
4 6 (5.83%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.83%) Market Risk
5 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.91%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.91%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.86%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) UNIX
3 7 (6.80%) Windows
4 6 (5.83%) AIX
5 5 (4.85%) Debian
5 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (29.13%) OO
4 27 (26.21%) TDD
5 21 (20.39%) MVC
6 15 (14.56%) OOD
7 14 (13.59%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (12.62%) RUP
8 13 (12.62%) Use Case
8 13 (12.62%) Unified Process
9 11 (10.68%) SOA
10 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.71%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) Coaching
12 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.77%) BDD
12 8 (7.77%) Process Improvement
12 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.77%) ETL
13 7 (6.80%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (34.95%) SQL
3 13 (12.62%) AspectJ
4 12 (11.65%) PL/SQL
5 11 (10.68%) C++
6 6 (5.83%) Perl
7 5 (4.85%) C#
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.91%) PHP
8 3 (2.91%) Ruby
8 3 (2.91%) Clojure
9 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) VCP4
3 1 (0.97%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.97%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (35.92%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) IBM
3 4 (3.88%) Informatica
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe
4 3 (2.91%) Sybase
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) Sun
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