Senior Java Developer Jobs in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
UK > Scotland

The median Senior Java Developer salary in Scotland is £70,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 252 208 220
Rank change year-on-year -44 +12 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 21 24 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 17
10th Percentile £55,400 £55,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £59,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +27.27% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £137,913 £95,000 £68,000
UK median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +30.77%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,427 4,315 5,457
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 90.29% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 2,324 2,962
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,283 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.07% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,776 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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 6 months to 14 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Edinburgh +42 12 £71,250 +1.79% 1
Glasgow -116 9 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 13 (61.90%) React
4 11 (52.38%) Docker
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) Spring
5 9 (42.86%) AWS
5 9 (42.86%) Spring Boot
6 8 (38.10%) DevOps
6 8 (38.10%) Azure
6 8 (38.10%) Git
7 7 (33.33%) Maven
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) Agile
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 6 (28.57%) REST
8 6 (28.57%) CI/CD
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
9 5 (23.81%) Event-Driven
9 5 (23.81%) Kafka
9 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (19.05%) ForgeRock
10 4 (19.05%) DynamoDB
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3
3 4 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (19.05%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Serverless
4 3 (14.29%) Azure Pipelines
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (9.52%) GitHub
5 2 (9.52%) SaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (4.76%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) DynamoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) Git
3 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (14.29%) Cypress.io
5 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (14.29%) Mockito
5 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.76%) JHipster
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (9.52%) Police
3 2 (9.52%) Social Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 13 (61.90%) React
3 11 (52.38%) Spring
4 9 (42.86%) Spring Boot
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 6 (28.57%) REST
7 5 (23.81%) Kafka
8 4 (19.05%) OAuth
8 4 (19.05%) OpenID
9 3 (14.29%) Express.js
9 3 (14.29%) J2EE
9 3 (14.29%) Jest
9 3 (14.29%) Node.js
9 3 (14.29%) RESTful
9 3 (14.29%) Vue
10 2 (9.52%) jOOQ
10 2 (9.52%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Kindle
3 1 (4.76%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Agile
2 7 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) CI/CD
4 5 (23.81%) Event-Driven
5 4 (19.05%) Fintech
5 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Development
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) API Design
6 3 (14.29%) Data Development
6 3 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Micro Frontends
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) Release Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Groovy
5 2 (9.52%) Bash
5 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) OCP
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) ForgeRock
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Apple