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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 49 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 69 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.52% 5.12% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 5.37% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 30
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,950 £51,250
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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (44.25%) C#
2 46 (40.71%) Java
3 43 (38.05%) Finance
4 41 (36.28%) .NET
5 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
6 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (29.20%) SQL
8 32 (28.32%) HTML
8 32 (28.32%) Mentoring
9 30 (26.55%) Degree
9 30 (26.55%) CSS
10 27 (23.89%) Linux
10 27 (23.89%) OO
11 25 (22.12%) Unit Testing
12 23 (20.35%) XML
13 20 (17.70%) Web Services
14 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
15 17 (15.04%) Visual Studio
15 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET
16 16 (14.16%) MVC
16 16 (14.16%) jQuery
16 16 (14.16%) QA
17 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
17 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (13.27%) Retail
17 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
18 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
18 14 (12.39%) iOS Development
19 13 (11.50%) PL/SQL
20 12 (10.62%) PHP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (7.96%) Drupal
1 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.42%) Apache
4 4 (3.54%) JBoss
4 4 (3.54%) Node.js
5 3 (2.65%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.54%) GIMP
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.96%) MySQL
4 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.85%) Selenium
3 10 (8.85%) Mercurial
4 9 (7.96%) Appium
5 6 (5.31%) Maven
6 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.54%) NUnit
6 4 (3.54%) PhantomJS
6 4 (3.54%) Grunt
6 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.54%) QUnit
6 4 (3.54%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.54%) Moq
7 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.77%) Ant
9 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.88%) WatiN
9 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 43 (38.05%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Retail
3 10 (8.85%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Games
4 7 (6.19%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.42%) Marketing
6 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 32 (28.32%) HTML
3 30 (26.55%) CSS
4 23 (20.35%) XML
5 20 (17.70%) Web Services
6 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET
7 16 (14.16%) jQuery
8 12 (10.62%) SOAP
8 12 (10.62%) HTML5
8 12 (10.62%) WPF
8 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
9 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
9 11 (9.73%) Spring
9 11 (9.73%) WinForms
9 11 (9.73%) J2EE
9 11 (9.73%) JMS
10 10 (8.85%) REST
11 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.96%) WCF
12 8 (7.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.19%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.19%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.54%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.65%) FMCG
5 3 (2.65%) GIS
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Physics
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.89%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 9 (7.96%) UNIX
3 9 (7.96%) AIX
4 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.42%) Debian
6 4 (3.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) Mentoring
3 27 (23.89%) OO
4 25 (22.12%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.16%) MVC
6 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.39%) iOS Development
8 12 (10.62%) TDD
8 12 (10.62%) Scrum
8 12 (10.62%) Automated Testing
9 10 (8.85%) Project Management
9 10 (8.85%) Coaching
10 7 (6.19%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (5.31%) OOP
12 5 (4.42%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.42%) OOD
13 4 (3.54%) RUP
13 4 (3.54%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.25%) C#
2 46 (40.71%) Java
3 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.20%) SQL
5 13 (11.50%) PL/SQL
6 12 (10.62%) PHP
6 12 (10.62%) Objective-C
7 8 (7.08%) C++
8 7 (6.19%) XPath
9 5 (4.42%) Perl
10 4 (3.54%) XQuery
10 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.54%) ActionScript
10 4 (3.54%) VBA
10 4 (3.54%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.88%) F#
11 1 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.54%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe
4 2 (1.77%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.77%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.77%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) Hyland
5 1 (0.88%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago