The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 39 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 60 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.90% 5.24% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.48% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 54
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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 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
1160 1313 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.77% 95.56% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 709 820 986
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 52 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 51 (52.04%) HTML
3 45 (45.92%) CSS
4 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.65%) SQL
6 31 (31.63%) Java
7 29 (29.59%) Finance
8 24 (24.49%) .NET
9 23 (23.47%) C#
10 22 (22.45%) Web Development
11 21 (21.43%) OO
12 20 (20.41%) MVC
12 20 (20.41%) Scrum
13 19 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (19.39%) jQuery
14 17 (17.35%) Web Services
14 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
14 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
14 17 (17.35%) Spring
15 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
15 16 (16.33%) Banking
15 16 (16.33%) LAMP
15 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
15 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
15 16 (16.33%) HTML5
16 15 (15.31%) Sass
16 15 (15.31%) VBA
16 15 (15.31%) Oracle
16 15 (15.31%) Asset Management
17 14 (14.29%) CMS

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.29%) CMS
3 12 (12.24%) JBoss
4 11 (11.22%) Apache
5 5 (5.10%) Drupal
5 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.10%) Umbraco
5 5 (5.10%) WordPress
6 4 (4.08%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.08%) SAS
7 3 (3.06%) Node.js
7 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) MySQL
3 11 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.20%) BusinessObjects XI
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.14%) QlikView
6 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) Grunt
3 9 (9.18%) gulp
4 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.10%) Artifactory
6 5 (5.10%) Maven
7 4 (4.08%) Bower
7 4 (4.08%) Selenium
8 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (2.04%) JUnit
8 2 (2.04%) WebStorm
9 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) HTML
2 45 (45.92%) CSS
3 24 (24.49%) .NET
4 19 (19.39%) jQuery
5 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
5 17 (17.35%) Spring
5 17 (17.35%) Web Services
6 16 (16.33%) HTML5
6 16 (16.33%) LAMP
7 15 (15.31%) Sass
8 14 (14.29%) RESTful
9 13 (13.27%) CSS3
10 12 (12.24%) JSON
11 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.18%) XML
13 8 (8.16%) LESS
13 8 (8.16%) SOAP
14 7 (7.14%) Backbone.js
14 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
15 6 (6.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.08%) User Experience
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.02%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) Debian
2 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) Web Development
3 21 (21.43%) OO
4 20 (20.41%) MVC
4 20 (20.41%) Scrum
5 19 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 15 (15.31%) Asset Management
8 14 (14.29%) Project Management
9 13 (13.27%) Data Analysis
9 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.20%) Automated Testing
11 10 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (10.20%) TDD
12 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (8.16%) Open Source
13 7 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
13 7 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.65%) SQL
3 31 (31.63%) Java
4 23 (23.47%) C#
5 15 (15.31%) VBA
6 14 (14.29%) PHP
7 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.16%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.14%) Perl
10 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.06%) Python
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
11 2 (2.04%) C++
12 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.02%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) Cognos
3 10 (10.20%) SAP
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Alterian
5 1 (1.02%) Tableau
5 1 (1.02%) Zend
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