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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 91 90 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 59 83 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.87% 2.08% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.19% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 24
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,550 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +6 38 £42,500 - 3
Glasgow -4 12 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Stirling 0 9 £52,500 +20.68%
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (58.10%) Spring
3 59 (56.19%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (54.29%) Web Services
5 47 (44.76%) Finance
6 46 (43.81%) Oracle
7 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (40.00%) Maven
9 40 (38.10%) XML
10 36 (34.29%) Eclipse
10 36 (34.29%) Hibernate
10 36 (34.29%) RESTful
11 33 (31.43%) MVC
12 31 (29.52%) JMS
12 31 (29.52%) Java EE
13 30 (28.57%) JBoss
13 30 (28.57%) JDBC
14 29 (27.62%) XSD
14 29 (27.62%) EJB
14 29 (27.62%) RUP
14 29 (27.62%) WSDL
14 29 (27.62%) XML Schema
14 29 (27.62%) Middleware
14 29 (27.62%) Unified Process
14 29 (27.62%) TopLink
14 29 (27.62%) AspectJ
14 29 (27.62%) Use Case
14 29 (27.62%) JPA
15 28 (26.67%) TDD
16 25 (23.81%) Linux

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (28.57%) JBoss
2 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Drupal
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) RFID
2 1 (0.95%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle Database
2 20 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (15.24%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.48%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (9.52%) DataStage
6 6 (5.71%) MySQL
7 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.86%) Datomic
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (40.00%) Maven
2 36 (34.29%) Eclipse
3 12 (11.43%) Subversion
4 9 (8.57%) Ant
5 8 (7.62%) JUnit
6 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.76%) Flash Builder
8 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.95%) Mockito
9 1 (0.95%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.95%) FishEye
9 1 (0.95%) Toad
9 1 (0.95%) JIRA
9 1 (0.95%) TestNG
9 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (44.76%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Banking
3 14 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Games
4 5 (4.76%) Legal
5 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.10%) Spring
2 57 (54.29%) Web Services
3 40 (38.10%) XML
4 36 (34.29%) Hibernate
4 36 (34.29%) RESTful
5 31 (29.52%) Java EE
5 31 (29.52%) JMS
6 30 (28.57%) JDBC
7 29 (27.62%) EJB
7 29 (27.62%) WSDL
7 29 (27.62%) XML Schema
7 29 (27.62%) XSD
7 29 (27.62%) TopLink
7 29 (27.62%) Middleware
7 29 (27.62%) JPA
8 21 (20.00%) J2EE
9 19 (18.10%) jBPM
9 19 (18.10%) Drools
10 8 (7.62%) REST
10 8 (7.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.81%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.81%) Grid Computing
4 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.81%) Physics
5 3 (2.86%) GIS
5 3 (2.86%) Semantic Web
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) Open Source
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) UNIX
3 7 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Debian
4 3 (2.86%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) MVC
4 29 (27.62%) RUP
4 29 (27.62%) Unified Process
4 29 (27.62%) Use Case
5 28 (26.67%) TDD
6 24 (22.86%) OO
7 19 (18.10%) People Management
8 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.43%) Content Management
9 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.48%) OOD
11 10 (9.52%) SOA
11 10 (9.52%) ETL
11 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.67%) E-business
13 7 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (27.62%) AspectJ
3 24 (22.86%) SQL
4 12 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.62%) C++
6 4 (3.81%) C#
6 4 (3.81%) Perl
6 4 (3.81%) PHP
6 4 (3.81%) Python
6 4 (3.81%) Ruby
7 3 (2.86%) Clojure
8 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.95%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (43.81%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) IBM
3 8 (7.62%) Informatica
4 3 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) Sun
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