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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 109 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 47 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.54% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.61% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,250 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £47,500
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Glasgow -1 20 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh +10 15 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Stirling - 10 £55,000 - 2
Aberdeen 0 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (54.29%) Finance
3 52 (49.52%) Spring
4 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (43.81%) Linux
6 44 (41.90%) SQL
7 42 (40.00%) Web Services
8 39 (37.14%) Oracle
9 35 (33.33%) OO
10 30 (28.57%) Tomcat
10 30 (28.57%) Degree
11 28 (26.67%) Banking
12 27 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (25.71%) Relational Database
13 26 (24.76%) XML
14 25 (23.81%) RDBMS
15 23 (21.90%) JUnit
15 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (20.95%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (20.95%) J2EE
16 22 (20.95%) Investment Banking
17 20 (19.05%) TDD
17 20 (19.05%) OOD
18 19 (18.10%) REST
19 17 (16.19%) Computer Science
19 17 (16.19%) Maven
20 16 (15.24%) Subversion
21 15 (14.29%) Hibernate
21 15 (14.29%) MVC
21 15 (14.29%) SOA

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.48%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.67%) Mule
4 5 (4.76%) JBoss
4 5 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Drupal
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 25 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.62%) MySQL
4 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.67%) DataStage
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.86%) Datomic
8 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.95%) Ingres
9 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) JUnit
2 17 (16.19%) Maven
3 16 (15.24%) Subversion
4 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 10 (9.52%) Ant
6 4 (3.81%) JIRA
6 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.90%) FishEye
8 1 (0.95%) Toad
8 1 (0.95%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Selenium
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (54.29%) Finance
2 28 (26.67%) Banking
3 22 (20.95%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.52%) Retail
5 8 (7.62%) Financial Institution
6 7 (6.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (49.52%) Spring
2 42 (40.00%) Web Services
3 26 (24.76%) XML
4 22 (20.95%) J2EE
5 19 (18.10%) REST
6 15 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 15 (14.29%) Spring Integration
6 15 (14.29%) JAX-RS
7 12 (11.43%) HTML
8 11 (10.48%) CSS
8 11 (10.48%) JDBC
8 11 (10.48%) JMS
8 11 (10.48%) XML Schema
9 10 (9.52%) Spring MVC
9 10 (9.52%) HTML5
9 10 (9.52%) CSS3
9 10 (9.52%) RESTful
10 9 (8.57%) jQuery
11 8 (7.62%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (7.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.19%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.52%) Physics
4 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.62%) Market Risk
5 8 (7.62%) Grid Computing
6 7 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.67%) SWIFT
7 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.81%) User Experience
9 3 (2.86%) GIS
9 3 (2.86%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.95%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.81%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) UNIX
3 10 (9.52%) AIX
4 8 (7.62%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) Debian
5 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.81%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.33%) OO
3 27 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (20.95%) Dependency Injection
5 20 (19.05%) TDD
5 20 (19.05%) OOD
6 15 (14.29%) MVC
6 15 (14.29%) SOA
7 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (8.57%) Coaching
9 8 (7.62%) Investment Management
9 8 (7.62%) BDD
9 8 (7.62%) Process Improvement
9 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.67%) EAI
10 7 (6.67%) ETL
10 7 (6.67%) Web Development
10 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (41.90%) SQL
3 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 14 (13.33%) C++
5 7 (6.67%) C#
6 6 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (3.81%) AspectJ
7 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.86%) Ruby
8 3 (2.86%) Clojure
9 2 (1.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.95%) PhD
2 1 (0.95%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (2.86%) Sybase
3 3 (2.86%) Informatica
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) Sun
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