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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 11 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.33% 9.22% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 9.77% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
37 133 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 86.05% 94.33% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 103 165
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle