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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 52 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 65 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.25% 2.63% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 2.76% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 31
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1467 1343 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.45% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 956 865 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 69 (47.26%) Java
2 64 (43.84%) C#
3 60 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (39.73%) .NET
5 45 (30.82%) MVC
6 39 (26.71%) OO
7 34 (23.29%) Linux
8 33 (22.60%) ASP.NET
8 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
8 33 (22.60%) Mentoring
9 32 (21.92%) SQL
10 29 (19.86%) Degree
11 28 (19.18%) Finance
12 25 (17.12%) Web Services
13 24 (16.44%) HTML
13 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
14 23 (15.75%) CSS
15 21 (14.38%) XML
15 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
15 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.38%) QA
15 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (13.70%) Computer Science
17 19 (13.01%) Web Development
17 19 (13.01%) Games
18 18 (12.33%) Hibernate
18 18 (12.33%) Spring
18 18 (12.33%) C++
19 16 (10.96%) PL/SQL
19 16 (10.96%) J2EE

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (9.59%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.22%) Apache
3 10 (6.85%) JBoss
3 10 (6.85%) Alfresco
4 9 (6.16%) CMS
5 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.37%) SAS
6 2 (1.37%) Drupal
6 2 (1.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
7 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) GIMP
2 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.90%) MySQL
3 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Selenium
2 13 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.74%) Appium
6 3 (2.05%) NUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.05%) Moq
7 2 (1.37%) QUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.37%) Grunt
7 2 (1.37%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 28 (19.18%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Games
3 9 (6.16%) Banking
4 8 (5.48%) Retail
5 5 (3.42%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.73%) .NET
2 33 (22.60%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.12%) Web Services
4 24 (16.44%) HTML
5 23 (15.75%) CSS
6 21 (14.38%) XML
6 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (12.33%) Spring
7 18 (12.33%) Hibernate
8 16 (10.96%) JSON
8 16 (10.96%) J2EE
9 13 (8.90%) RESTful
10 12 (8.22%) SOAP
11 11 (7.53%) HTML5
12 10 (6.85%) jQuery
12 10 (6.85%) Gherkin
12 10 (6.85%) WPF
12 10 (6.85%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.85%) JSF
12 10 (6.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.22%) Physics
3 11 (7.53%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.85%) Open Source
5 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.11%) Mobile Games
7 5 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.42%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.37%) User Experience
10 1 (0.68%) Social Media
10 1 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.68%) NHS
10 1 (0.68%) e-Health
10 1 (0.68%) Informatics
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.29%) Linux
2 16 (10.96%) UNIX
3 15 (10.27%) Windows
3 15 (10.27%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.59%) AIX
5 11 (7.53%) Android
6 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.82%) MVC
3 39 (26.71%) OO
4 33 (22.60%) Mentoring
5 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.01%) Web Development
7 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
8 14 (9.59%) TDD
8 14 (9.59%) iOS Development
9 12 (8.22%) BDD
10 11 (7.53%) Game Development
10 11 (7.53%) Android Development
10 11 (7.53%) OOD
10 11 (7.53%) SOA
11 10 (6.85%) Document Management
12 9 (6.16%) Project Management
13 8 (5.48%) OOP
14 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.79%) Quality Management
14 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.26%) Java
2 64 (43.84%) C#
3 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.92%) SQL
5 18 (12.33%) C++
6 16 (10.96%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.16%) Perl
7 9 (6.16%) PHP
8 8 (5.48%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.74%) VBA
10 3 (2.05%) Python
10 3 (2.05%) XPath
10 3 (2.05%) F#
10 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.37%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (19.86%) Degree
2 11 (7.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Puppet
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.05%) Google
3 2 (1.37%) Zend
3 2 (1.37%) Red Gate
3 2 (1.37%) Infragistics
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Facebook
4 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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