The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 11 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.26% 2.70% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.67% 2.94% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 340 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.15% 91.64% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 211 232
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Aberdeen region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) C#
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
1 16 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (50.00%) SDLC
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) WinForms
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (30.00%) OOP
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) QMS
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
10 2 (10.00%) Sun
10 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
10 2 (10.00%) Java EE
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) WinForms
3 6 (30.00%) WPF
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (50.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (30.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.00%) QMS
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Delphi
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft