The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 41 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 73 94 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.05% 6.05% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 6.33% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 43
Average salary £44,750 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,700 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1360 1484 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 887 960 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 72 (53.33%) Java
2 56 (41.48%) MVC
3 50 (37.04%) Web Services
3 50 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
6 41 (30.37%) Oracle
6 41 (30.37%) XML
6 41 (30.37%) RESTful
7 40 (29.63%) HTML
7 40 (29.63%) Spring
8 39 (28.89%) Hibernate
8 39 (28.89%) C#
9 37 (27.41%) CSS
10 36 (26.67%) JBoss
10 36 (26.67%) Maven
10 36 (26.67%) JPA
11 35 (25.93%) Java EE
11 35 (25.93%) XSD
12 34 (25.19%) EJB
12 34 (25.19%) JDBC
12 34 (25.19%) RUP
12 34 (25.19%) JMS
12 34 (25.19%) Eclipse
12 34 (25.19%) WSDL
12 34 (25.19%) XML Schema
12 34 (25.19%) Middleware
12 34 (25.19%) Unified Process
12 34 (25.19%) TopLink
12 34 (25.19%) AspectJ

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 36 (26.67%) JBoss
2 10 (7.41%) Node.js
3 9 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.93%) Drupal
5 7 (5.19%) Apache
6 6 (4.44%) CMS
7 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.48%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) RFID
2 1 (0.74%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.74%) Oracle Database
2 25 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (11.11%) MySQL
5 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.93%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (2.22%) Big Data
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.74%) SQLite
11 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 36 (26.67%) Maven
2 34 (25.19%) Eclipse
3 14 (10.37%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.67%) Selenium
5 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.70%) gulp
6 5 (3.70%) Grunt
6 5 (3.70%) Subversion
7 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.22%) JUnit
8 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.22%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.48%) WebStorm
9 2 (1.48%) Appium
10 1 (0.74%) GitLab
10 1 (0.74%) WatiN
10 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.74%) Redmine
General
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Retail
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.04%) Web Services
2 41 (30.37%) XML
2 41 (30.37%) RESTful
3 40 (29.63%) HTML
3 40 (29.63%) Spring
4 39 (28.89%) Hibernate
5 37 (27.41%) CSS
6 36 (26.67%) JPA
7 35 (25.93%) XSD
7 35 (25.93%) Java EE
8 34 (25.19%) TopLink
8 34 (25.19%) Middleware
8 34 (25.19%) JMS
8 34 (25.19%) WSDL
8 34 (25.19%) XML Schema
8 34 (25.19%) JDBC
8 34 (25.19%) EJB
8 34 (25.19%) EclipseLink
9 32 (23.70%) .NET
10 25 (18.52%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (1.48%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Linux
2 8 (5.93%) UNIX
3 6 (4.44%) Debian
3 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.96%) Android
6 2 (1.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.48%) MVC
2 50 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.19%) Unified Process
4 34 (25.19%) Use Case
4 34 (25.19%) RUP
5 25 (18.52%) People Management
6 19 (14.07%) OO
6 19 (14.07%) Scrum
7 18 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
9 16 (11.85%) TDD
10 14 (10.37%) SDLC
11 11 (8.15%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.67%) Mobile Development
13 8 (5.93%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Project Management
14 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.19%) Web Development
15 6 (4.44%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.33%) Java
2 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.89%) C#
4 34 (25.19%) AspectJ
5 21 (15.56%) SQL
6 14 (10.37%) PHP
7 8 (5.93%) C++
8 6 (4.44%) Perl
8 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.22%) Python
10 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.48%) Ruby
11 2 (1.48%) C
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (30.37%) Oracle
2 4 (2.96%) Informatica
2 4 (2.96%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.22%) Hyland
4 1 (0.74%) Apple
4 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe
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