Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 205 231
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 4 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.071% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Scotland median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% -20.93%
10th Percentile £46,625 £41,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,875 £57,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in Scotland

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in Scotland

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -8 3 £51,250 +5.13%
Dundee -5 1 - -
Senior Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Fintech
4 1 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Senior Java Software Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA