The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 151 157
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 0 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Median salary - £43,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +17.64%  

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 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
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 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
5 1 (20.00%) Drools
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) jBPM
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
5 1 (20.00%) JSF
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) Drools
3 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (20.00%) jBPM
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) RichFaces
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Batch
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) SOLID
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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