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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 115 85 118
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 54 93 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 2.50% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.63% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 67 35
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 27 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Glasgow -22 18 £42,000 -30.00% 4
Stirling -8 8 £32,500 -25.28% 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (66.37%) Spring
3 58 (51.33%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (49.56%) Maven
4 56 (49.56%) Web Services
4 56 (49.56%) XML
5 52 (46.02%) Hibernate
6 48 (42.48%) Oracle
7 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (37.17%) JBoss
8 42 (37.17%) Eclipse
9 41 (36.28%) RESTful
10 38 (33.63%) J2EE
11 37 (32.74%) MVC
12 36 (31.86%) Finance
12 36 (31.86%) Java EE
12 36 (31.86%) Linux
12 36 (31.86%) JMS
12 36 (31.86%) JPA
13 35 (30.97%) JDBC
14 34 (30.09%) EJB
14 34 (30.09%) XSD
14 34 (30.09%) OO
14 34 (30.09%) RUP
14 34 (30.09%) WSDL
14 34 (30.09%) XML Schema
14 34 (30.09%) Middleware
14 34 (30.09%) AspectJ
14 34 (30.09%) Unified Process
14 34 (30.09%) TopLink

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (37.17%) JBoss
2 14 (12.39%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.73%) Apache
4 5 (4.42%) Mule
4 5 (4.42%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Liferay
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) RFID
2 1 (0.88%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.78%) Oracle Database
2 26 (23.01%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (18.58%) Relational Database
4 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
5 13 (11.50%) MySQL
6 11 (9.73%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.31%) DataStage
7 6 (5.31%) Big Data
7 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.88%) DB2
9 1 (0.88%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 56 (49.56%) Maven
2 42 (37.17%) Eclipse
3 18 (15.93%) Ant
4 12 (10.62%) JUnit
4 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.62%) Flash Builder
5 8 (7.08%) Subversion
6 6 (5.31%) Mockito
7 5 (4.42%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.88%) TestNG
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (31.86%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Legal
3 11 (9.73%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.42%) Games
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.77%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Retail
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (66.37%) Spring
2 56 (49.56%) Web Services
2 56 (49.56%) XML
3 52 (46.02%) Hibernate
4 41 (36.28%) RESTful
5 38 (33.63%) J2EE
6 36 (31.86%) JMS
6 36 (31.86%) Java EE
6 36 (31.86%) JPA
7 35 (30.97%) JDBC
8 34 (30.09%) EJB
8 34 (30.09%) WSDL
8 34 (30.09%) XML Schema
8 34 (30.09%) XSD
8 34 (30.09%) Middleware
8 34 (30.09%) TopLink
8 34 (30.09%) EclipseLink
9 25 (22.12%) Drools
9 25 (22.12%) jBPM
10 21 (18.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.65%) Market Risk
3 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) Grid Computing
3 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.65%) Physics
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) GIS
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.86%) Linux
2 25 (22.12%) UNIX
3 12 (10.62%) Windows
4 6 (5.31%) Debian
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.74%) MVC
4 34 (30.09%) Unified Process
4 34 (30.09%) OO
4 34 (30.09%) RUP
4 34 (30.09%) Use Case
5 25 (22.12%) People Management
6 23 (20.35%) Unit Testing
7 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
7 22 (19.47%) TDD
8 20 (17.70%) Content Management
9 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.85%) OOD
12 9 (7.96%) SDLC
13 8 (7.08%) UML
14 7 (6.19%) Quality Management
15 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
15 6 (5.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (30.09%) AspectJ
3 25 (22.12%) SQL
4 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.31%) Perl
7 4 (3.54%) C++
7 4 (3.54%) Python
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) Ruby
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.77%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (42.48%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) IBM
2 6 (5.31%) Informatica
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Sun
3 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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