Senior Java Software Engineer Jobs in Scotland

Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK > Scotland

The median Senior Software Engineer - Java salary in Scotland is £66,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 200 198 255
Rank change year-on-year -2 +57 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 81 21 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.52% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £63,250 £63,750 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.48% -3.57% +40.00%
75th Percentile £69,750 £71,250 £75,000
90th Percentile - - -
UK median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +50.00%

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 6,613 4,010 5,783
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 89.73% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,749 2,142 3,042
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,800 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 29 May 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
Glasgow -28 77 - -
Edinburgh +33 2 £66,500 -
Senior Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2024, Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) Java
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 79 (97.53%) Problem-Solving
2 79 (97.53%) Agile
3 77 (95.06%) Finance
3 77 (95.06%) Law
3 77 (95.06%) SDLC
3 77 (95.06%) Tech Ops
3 77 (95.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 77 (95.06%) Operational Stability
4 75 (92.59%) Marketing
5 62 (76.54%) SQL
6 57 (70.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 57 (70.37%) Machine Learning
7 45 (55.56%) Big Data
7 45 (55.56%) NoSQL
7 45 (55.56%) Scala
7 45 (55.56%) Apache Spark
7 45 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (55.56%) Influencing Skills
8 32 (39.51%) Decision-Making
8 32 (39.51%) AWS
9 30 (37.04%) GCP
9 30 (37.04%) Public Cloud
9 30 (37.04%) Azure
10 28 (34.57%) Terraform
10 28 (34.57%) Infrastructure as Code
11 23 (28.40%) Spring
12 21 (25.93%) Kubernetes
13 19 (23.46%) Kafka

Senior Java Software Engineer 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 45 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 17 (20.99%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) AWS
2 30 (37.04%) Azure
2 30 (37.04%) GCP
3 2 (2.47%) Serverless
4 1 (1.23%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (55.56%) Big Data
1 45 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 17 (20.99%) Amazon Aurora
2 17 (20.99%) CockroachDB
3 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git
1 2 (2.47%) Maven
General
1 77 (95.06%) Finance
1 77 (95.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 77 (95.06%) Law
2 75 (92.59%) Marketing
3 45 (55.56%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Private Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) Spring
2 19 (23.46%) Kafka
3 17 (20.99%) GraphQL
3 17 (20.99%) OAuth
3 17 (20.99%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.47%) J2EE
5 2 (2.47%) Java EE
5 2 (2.47%) JPA
5 2 (2.47%) React
5 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.04%) Public Cloud
2 19 (23.46%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.47%) Distributed Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 79 (97.53%) Agile
2 79 (97.53%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (95.06%) Operational Stability
3 77 (95.06%) SDLC
3 77 (95.06%) Tech Ops
4 57 (70.37%) Artificial Intelligence
4 57 (70.37%) Machine Learning
5 45 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (39.51%) Decision-Making
7 28 (34.57%) Infrastructure as Code
8 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
8 17 (20.99%) Mathematics
9 11 (13.58%) API Development
9 11 (13.58%) Architectural Patterns
10 4 (4.94%) Data Management
10 4 (4.94%) Microservices
11 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.47%) DevOps
11 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (76.54%) SQL
3 45 (55.56%) Scala
4 4 (4.94%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (34.57%) Terraform
2 21 (25.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Google
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle