The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 126 104
Rank change year-on-year +48 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 79 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.93% 1.27% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.32% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 33
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +49 62 £55,000 +14.58% 5
Edinburgh -1 17 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Senior Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Java
2 102 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (60.63%) Spring
4 63 (49.61%) Relational Database
5 50 (39.37%) TDD
6 49 (38.58%) SQL
7 47 (37.01%) Finance
8 42 (33.07%) Hibernate
9 41 (32.28%) RDBMS
10 36 (28.35%) OO
11 29 (22.83%) XML
12 27 (21.26%) SOAP
12 27 (21.26%) Maven
13 24 (18.90%) Multithreading
13 24 (18.90%) REST
14 23 (18.11%) Web Services
14 23 (18.11%) J2EE
15 22 (17.32%) Scrum
15 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
15 22 (17.32%) Jenkins
16 21 (16.54%) JUnit
17 20 (15.75%) Oracle
17 20 (15.75%) Unix
17 20 (15.75%) Banking
18 19 (14.96%) Test Automation
19 18 (14.17%) Degree
19 18 (14.17%) Linux
20 17 (13.39%) RESTful
21 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (11.81%) DB2

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 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.66%) Apache
3 8 (6.30%) CMS
3 8 (6.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.57%) JBoss
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) SMS
1 1 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (49.61%) Relational Database
2 41 (32.28%) RDBMS
3 15 (11.81%) DB2
4 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.51%) MySQL
7 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.15%) CouchDB
9 4 (3.15%) KDB
9 4 (3.15%) Kdb+
10 3 (2.36%) Big Data
11 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Maven
2 22 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 21 (16.54%) JUnit
4 15 (11.81%) Ant
5 14 (11.02%) Git (software)
5 14 (11.02%) Subversion
6 11 (8.66%) Selenium
7 9 (7.09%) Hudson
7 9 (7.09%) TeamCity
8 7 (5.51%) Gradle
8 7 (5.51%) JIRA
9 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.15%) HttpUnit
10 4 (3.15%) JMeter
10 4 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.36%) NetBeans
11 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.57%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.57%) PowerBuilder
General
1 47 (37.01%) Finance
2 20 (15.75%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Front Office
3 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (60.63%) Spring
2 42 (33.07%) Hibernate
3 29 (22.83%) XML
4 27 (21.26%) SOAP
5 24 (18.90%) REST
6 23 (18.11%) J2EE
6 23 (18.11%) Web Services
7 17 (13.39%) RESTful
8 14 (11.02%) JMS
9 13 (10.24%) .NET
9 13 (10.24%) JSON
10 12 (9.45%) HTML
11 8 (6.30%) CSS
11 8 (6.30%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (4.72%) JSP
13 5 (3.94%) Java EE
13 5 (3.94%) JPA
13 5 (3.94%) Protocol Buffers
13 5 (3.94%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (3.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Greenfield Project
1 13 (10.24%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.72%) Tandem
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Derivative
3 5 (3.94%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Unix
2 18 (14.17%) Linux
3 8 (6.30%) Android
3 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.30%) Windows
4 4 (3.15%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.37%) TDD
3 36 (28.35%) OO
4 24 (18.90%) Multithreading
5 22 (17.32%) Scrum
5 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
6 19 (14.96%) Test Automation
7 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.81%) BDD
9 14 (11.02%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.24%) SOA
11 11 (8.66%) SDLC
11 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.87%) Refactoring
13 9 (7.09%) Open Source
13 9 (7.09%) Prototyping
14 8 (6.30%) Android Development
14 8 (6.30%) iOS Development
14 8 (6.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (38.58%) SQL
3 15 (11.81%) Python
4 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.66%) PHP
5 11 (8.66%) Ruby
6 10 (7.87%) C#
6 10 (7.87%) Perl
6 10 (7.87%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.51%) GraphQL
8 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.36%) Scala
10 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (3.94%) EMIR
1 5 (3.94%) MiFID
2 1 (0.79%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Oracle
2 9 (7.09%) Sybase
3 8 (6.30%) Alterian
3 8 (6.30%) IBM
4 5 (3.94%) Perforce
4 5 (3.94%) Splunk
5 2 (1.57%) Reuters
5 2 (1.57%) Twitter
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