The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 133 95
Rank change year-on-year +43 -38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 48 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.07% 0.89% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.94% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 41
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2226 2773 2959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.84% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1800 1824
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +44 31 £56,250 -2.17% 6
Edinburgh +5 17 £52,500 +20.00% 4
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (54.55%) Spring
4 31 (40.26%) SQL
5 26 (33.77%) Relational Database
6 24 (31.17%) Finance
6 24 (31.17%) Hibernate
7 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 22 (28.57%) OO
8 19 (24.68%) J2EE
9 17 (22.08%) Oracle
9 17 (22.08%) TDD
10 16 (20.78%) XML
11 15 (19.48%) HTML
11 15 (19.48%) Maven
12 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 14 (18.18%) SOA
12 14 (18.18%) RDBMS
13 13 (16.88%) Unix
13 13 (16.88%) Linux
14 12 (15.58%) JMS
14 12 (15.58%) Scrum
14 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
15 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.29%) Python
15 11 (14.29%) SOAP
15 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
16 10 (12.99%) DB2
16 10 (12.99%) JSP
16 10 (12.99%) Degree

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
4 4 (5.19%) CMS
4 4 (5.19%) NetWeaver
4 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 10 (12.99%) DB2
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.19%) KDB
7 4 (5.19%) Kdb+
8 3 (3.90%) MySQL
9 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Maven
2 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.39%) Subversion
4 6 (7.79%) Ant
4 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.79%) Selenium
5 5 (6.49%) Artifactory
5 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.19%) Hudson
6 4 (5.19%) JUnit
6 4 (5.19%) PVCS
7 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.60%) Gradle
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.60%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) Spring
2 24 (31.17%) Hibernate
3 19 (24.68%) J2EE
4 16 (20.78%) XML
5 15 (19.48%) HTML
6 12 (15.58%) JMS
7 11 (14.29%) SOAP
8 10 (12.99%) JSP
8 10 (12.99%) REST
9 9 (11.69%) CSS
10 8 (10.39%) jQuery
11 7 (9.09%) JPA
11 7 (9.09%) Servlets
12 6 (7.79%) .NET
12 6 (7.79%) JDBC
13 5 (6.49%) Web Services
14 4 (5.19%) Ajax
14 4 (5.19%) EJB
14 4 (5.19%) JSF
14 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Derivative
5 2 (2.60%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
1 13 (16.88%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) OO
2 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.08%) TDD
4 14 (18.18%) SOA
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
8 8 (10.39%) BDD
9 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 7 (9.09%) Open Source
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.79%) OOD
10 6 (7.79%) Refactoring
11 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.19%) Microservices
12 4 (5.19%) MVC
12 4 (5.19%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) SQL
3 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 11 (14.29%) Python
5 8 (10.39%) Perl
6 7 (9.09%) GraphQL
6 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 7 (9.09%) Ruby
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.19%) C#
7 4 (5.19%) Clojure
7 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.19%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.60%) EMIR
2 2 (2.60%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Sybase
3 5 (6.49%) IBM
4 4 (5.19%) Alterian
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Perforce
5 2 (2.60%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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