Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior Java Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 152 179
Rank change year-on-year +31 +27 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 108 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.93% 1.30% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.35% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 47 48
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,675
90th Percentile £67,000 £61,000 £57,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +30 79 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh -10 29 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Senior Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (69.44%) Spring
3 47 (43.52%) Hibernate
4 46 (42.59%) TDD
5 33 (30.56%) SQL
6 32 (29.63%) Relational Database
7 27 (25.00%) Finance
8 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
9 25 (23.15%) Scrum
9 25 (23.15%) RDBMS
10 24 (22.22%) Multithreading
11 22 (20.37%) BDD
12 21 (19.44%) Concurrent Programming
12 21 (19.44%) Web Services
13 20 (18.52%) Big Data
14 19 (17.59%) SDLC
14 19 (17.59%) SOAP
15 18 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (15.74%) Mentoring
16 17 (15.74%) Microservices
17 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
17 16 (14.81%) JUnit
17 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
18 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
18 15 (13.89%) Oracle
18 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
19 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
19 14 (12.96%) RESTful
20 13 (12.04%) NoSQL

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (6.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (3.70%) JBoss
5 3 (2.78%) GemFire
6 2 (1.85%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) SSH
1 2 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 25 (23.15%) RDBMS
3 20 (18.52%) Big Data
4 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
5 13 (12.04%) NoSQL
6 12 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.41%) DB2
7 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.70%) CouchDB
10 3 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.85%) MySQL
12 1 (0.93%) ArangoDB
12 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.93%) KDB
12 1 (0.93%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) JUnit
2 13 (12.04%) Maven
3 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.33%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) Ant
4 4 (3.70%) Selenium
5 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.78%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.78%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.78%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.85%) GitLab
6 2 (1.85%) Gradle
6 2 (1.85%) HttpUnit
6 2 (1.85%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.93%) jMock
7 1 (0.93%) Mockito
7 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (69.44%) Spring
2 47 (43.52%) Hibernate
3 21 (19.44%) Web Services
4 19 (17.59%) SOAP
5 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.96%) RESTful
7 13 (12.04%) REST
8 12 (11.11%) Java EE
8 12 (11.11%) JSON
8 12 (11.11%) React
8 12 (11.11%) XML
9 10 (9.26%) Spring Boot
10 9 (8.33%) .NET
10 9 (8.33%) J2EE
11 7 (6.48%) Apache Camel
12 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.56%) Angular 2
12 6 (5.56%) JMS
12 6 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.48%) User Experience
3 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.56%) Tandem
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Windows
3 7 (6.48%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Android
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) TDD
3 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
4 25 (23.15%) Scrum
5 24 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 22 (20.37%) BDD
7 21 (19.44%) Concurrent Programming
8 19 (17.59%) SDLC
9 17 (15.74%) Mentoring
9 17 (15.74%) Microservices
10 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.26%) OO
12 10 (9.26%) Software Delivery
13 8 (7.41%) Open Source
14 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.48%) Kanban
15 6 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (5.56%) DevOps
15 6 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (30.56%) SQL
3 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.19%) C#
5 10 (9.26%) Python
6 8 (7.41%) Scala
7 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.78%) PHP
8 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Sybase
3 3 (2.78%) Reuters
4 2 (1.85%) Alterian
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
4 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) VMware