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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 112 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 43 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 1.25% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.32% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 27
Average salary £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +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
2980 3116 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.90% 95.17% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 1997 2147
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(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 17 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Glasgow -13 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Stirling - 8 £47,500 - 1
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (49.52%) Finance
3 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (45.71%) Linux
5 43 (40.95%) Spring
6 41 (39.05%) SQL
7 38 (36.19%) OO
8 35 (33.33%) Oracle
9 33 (31.43%) Degree
10 31 (29.52%) Tomcat
11 30 (28.57%) Web Services
12 29 (27.62%) Banking
12 29 (27.62%) Relational Database
13 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (22.86%) RDBMS
15 23 (21.90%) JUnit
15 23 (21.90%) Investment Banking
16 22 (20.95%) XML
16 22 (20.95%) OOD
16 22 (20.95%) Computer Science
16 22 (20.95%) Dependency Injection
17 21 (20.00%) REST
18 19 (18.10%) C++
19 18 (17.14%) J2EE
20 17 (16.19%) HTML
20 17 (16.19%) TDD
20 17 (16.19%) Physics
21 16 (15.24%) Mathematics
21 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (15.24%) UNIX

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 31 (29.52%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.48%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.67%) JBoss
3 7 (6.67%) Mule
4 5 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.90%) GemFire
5 2 (1.90%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.95%) Drupal
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) Relational Database
2 24 (22.86%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.62%) MySQL
4 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.71%) DataStage
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.90%) KDB
8 2 (1.90%) Datomic
9 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.95%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) JUnit
2 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.38%) Subversion
2 13 (12.38%) Maven
3 10 (9.52%) Ant
4 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) FishEye
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.95%) Toad
8 1 (0.95%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 52 (49.52%) Finance
2 29 (27.62%) Banking
3 23 (21.90%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.48%) Financial Institution
5 9 (8.57%) Retail
6 7 (6.67%) Aerospace
7 5 (4.76%) Games
8 4 (3.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) Spring
2 30 (28.57%) Web Services
3 22 (20.95%) XML
4 21 (20.00%) REST
5 18 (17.14%) J2EE
6 17 (16.19%) HTML
7 15 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 15 (14.29%) Spring Integration
7 15 (14.29%) JAX-RS
8 14 (13.33%) CSS
9 11 (10.48%) jQuery
10 10 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (9.52%) Spring MVC
10 10 (9.52%) CSS3
10 10 (9.52%) HTML5
11 9 (8.57%) JDBC
12 8 (7.62%) JMS
12 8 (7.62%) XML Schema
12 8 (7.62%) FpML
13 7 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.95%) Computer Science
3 17 (16.19%) Physics
4 16 (15.24%) Mathematics
5 11 (10.48%) Market Risk
5 11 (10.48%) Grid Computing
6 7 (6.67%) SWIFT
6 7 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.86%) User Experience
7 3 (2.86%) Equities
8 2 (1.90%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.90%) Open Source
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.95%) GIS
9 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Linux
2 16 (15.24%) UNIX
3 11 (10.48%) Windows
4 10 (9.52%) AIX
5 6 (5.71%) Android
6 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.76%) Debian
7 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.19%) OO
3 22 (20.95%) OOD
3 22 (20.95%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (16.19%) TDD
5 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.38%) MVC
8 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
8 11 (10.48%) SOA
8 11 (10.48%) Investment Management
9 10 (9.52%) BDD
9 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.57%) Coaching
10 9 (8.57%) Web Development
11 8 (7.62%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (7.62%) Process Improvement
12 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.67%) EAI
13 6 (5.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (39.05%) SQL
3 19 (18.10%) C++
4 14 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.57%) C#
5 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.62%) Perl
7 3 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Clojure
9 1 (0.95%) Korn
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) IBM
3 4 (3.81%) Sybase
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.90%) Informatica
4 2 (1.90%) StreamBase
5 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
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