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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 109 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 62 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 1.36% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.44% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 12
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £36,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Glasgow -4 33 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Edinburgh +10 27 £41,250 -1.78% 3
Fife - 2 £41,250 -
Stirling - 1 £62,500 -
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (48.34%) Finance
4 68 (45.03%) Spring
5 48 (31.79%) J2EE
5 48 (31.79%) OO
6 45 (29.80%) Degree
7 44 (29.14%) SQL
8 43 (28.48%) Web Services
9 42 (27.81%) Banking
9 42 (27.81%) Computer Science
10 39 (25.83%) XML
11 38 (25.17%) Linux
11 38 (25.17%) Oracle
11 38 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (24.50%) Mathematics
12 37 (24.50%) C++
13 36 (23.84%) MVC
13 36 (23.84%) Physics
14 35 (23.18%) HTML
15 34 (22.52%) Hibernate
16 33 (21.85%) SOA
17 31 (20.53%) Investment Banking
18 27 (17.88%) Relational Database
19 26 (17.22%) JUnit
20 24 (15.89%) PL/SQL
20 24 (15.89%) OOD
20 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
21 23 (15.23%) Grid Computing
21 23 (15.23%) Risk Management

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (14.57%) Tomcat
2 21 (13.91%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.61%) Alfresco
4 7 (4.64%) Mule
5 5 (3.31%) Apache
6 3 (1.99%) GemFire
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.66%) Drupal
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) Relational Database
2 17 (11.26%) RDBMS
3 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.30%) MySQL
5 3 (1.99%) KDB
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.66%) DB2
7 1 (0.66%) Ingres
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) JUnit
2 16 (10.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.27%) Eclipse
3 14 (9.27%) Selenium
4 12 (7.95%) Subversion
5 8 (5.30%) Maven
5 8 (5.30%) Ant
6 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.32%) Mockito
8 1 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 73 (48.34%) Finance
2 42 (27.81%) Banking
3 31 (20.53%) Investment Banking
4 23 (15.23%) Financial Institution
5 16 (10.60%) Front Office
6 13 (8.61%) Games
7 6 (3.97%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (45.03%) Spring
2 48 (31.79%) J2EE
3 43 (28.48%) Web Services
4 39 (25.83%) XML
5 35 (23.18%) HTML
6 34 (22.52%) Hibernate
7 23 (15.23%) Spring MVC
7 23 (15.23%) jQuery
8 20 (13.25%) JSON
9 19 (12.58%) CSS
10 16 (10.60%) JSF
11 15 (9.93%) XSLT
12 14 (9.27%) Ajax
12 14 (9.27%) RESTful
13 13 (8.61%) REST
13 13 (8.61%) Gherkin
13 13 (8.61%) Struts
14 10 (6.62%) JMS
15 9 (5.96%) JDBC
15 9 (5.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.81%) Computer Science
2 38 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (24.50%) Mathematics
4 36 (23.84%) Physics
5 23 (15.23%) Market Risk
5 23 (15.23%) Grid Computing
6 16 (10.60%) Open Source
7 7 (4.64%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.65%) Equities
9 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.66%) User Experience
11 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.17%) Linux
2 19 (12.58%) UNIX
3 12 (7.95%) AIX
4 6 (3.97%) Windows
5 5 (3.31%) Debian
5 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.79%) OO
3 36 (23.84%) MVC
4 33 (21.85%) SOA
5 24 (15.89%) OOD
5 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.23%) Investment Management
6 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
7 15 (9.93%) Multithreading
7 15 (9.93%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (9.93%) BDD
8 13 (8.61%) Game Development
8 13 (8.61%) Document Management
9 12 (7.95%) TDD
10 11 (7.28%) Web Development
10 11 (7.28%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.62%) UML
12 9 (5.96%) E-business
13 8 (5.30%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (5.30%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (29.14%) SQL
3 37 (24.50%) C++
4 24 (15.89%) PL/SQL
5 17 (11.26%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.96%) Perl
7 7 (4.64%) C#
8 5 (3.31%) Python
9 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.65%) Groovy
9 4 (2.65%) Scala
10 3 (1.99%) Ruby
11 2 (1.32%) XPath
12 1 (0.66%) Korn
12 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) XQuery
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (29.80%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) PhD
3 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.66%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
1 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (25.17%) Oracle
2 17 (11.26%) JBoss
3 5 (3.31%) Sybase
4 3 (1.99%) StreamBase
5 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.66%) Sun
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