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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 48 28 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 94 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.99% 6.70% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 6.98% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
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
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
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 27 February 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (47.83%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) C#
3 42 (36.52%) Finance
4 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 34 (29.57%) .NET
5 31 (26.96%) SQL
6 29 (25.22%) HTML
6 29 (25.22%) Web Services
6 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (24.35%) Degree
7 28 (24.35%) CSS
7 28 (24.35%) Linux
8 27 (23.48%) Mentoring
9 26 (22.61%) OO
10 25 (21.74%) XML
11 24 (20.87%) MVC
12 21 (18.26%) Unit Testing
13 20 (17.39%) Hibernate
13 20 (17.39%) Spring
13 20 (17.39%) JMS
14 18 (15.65%) Oracle
14 18 (15.65%) Relational Database
15 16 (13.91%) RESTful
15 16 (13.91%) PHP
15 16 (13.91%) Maven
15 16 (13.91%) TDD
16 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
16 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (11.30%) JBoss
2 11 (9.57%) Drupal
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.22%) Apache
5 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.48%) Node.js
7 3 (2.61%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.61%) CMS
8 2 (1.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.48%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) Relational Database
2 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.43%) MySQL
4 7 (6.09%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) MS Access
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Maven
2 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.30%) Eclipse
4 11 (9.57%) Mercurial
5 10 (8.70%) Selenium
6 9 (7.83%) Appium
7 4 (3.48%) QUnit
7 4 (3.48%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.48%) Grunt
7 4 (3.48%) PhantomJS
8 3 (2.61%) Ant
8 3 (2.61%) NUnit
8 3 (2.61%) Moq
9 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.74%) JUnit
10 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.87%) Subversion
10 1 (0.87%) WatiN
General
1 42 (36.52%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
4 7 (6.09%) Games
4 7 (6.09%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.35%) Marketing
6 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.57%) .NET
2 29 (25.22%) Web Services
2 29 (25.22%) HTML
3 28 (24.35%) CSS
4 25 (21.74%) XML
5 20 (17.39%) JMS
5 20 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 20 (17.39%) Spring
6 16 (13.91%) RESTful
7 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 14 (12.17%) XSD
8 14 (12.17%) jQuery
9 13 (11.30%) JPA
9 13 (11.30%) WSDL
9 13 (11.30%) XML Schema
9 13 (11.30%) EJB
9 13 (11.30%) JDBC
9 13 (11.30%) TopLink
9 13 (11.30%) Middleware
9 13 (11.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.09%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
5 3 (2.61%) FMCG
5 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.61%) GIS
6 1 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (4.35%) AIX
3 5 (4.35%) UNIX
3 5 (4.35%) Debian
3 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (23.48%) Mentoring
4 26 (22.61%) OO
5 24 (20.87%) MVC
6 21 (18.26%) Unit Testing
7 16 (13.91%) TDD
8 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.30%) Scrum
9 13 (11.30%) Unified Process
9 13 (11.30%) Use Case
9 13 (11.30%) RUP
10 12 (10.43%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.70%) Project Management
11 10 (8.70%) Coaching
11 10 (8.70%) iOS Development
12 7 (6.09%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (6.09%) People Management
13 6 (5.22%) OOP
14 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) C#
3 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.96%) SQL
5 16 (13.91%) PHP
6 13 (11.30%) AspectJ
7 10 (8.70%) Objective-C
8 9 (7.83%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.83%) C++
9 6 (5.22%) XPath
10 5 (4.35%) Perl
11 4 (3.48%) XQuery
11 4 (3.48%) ActionScript
11 4 (3.48%) VBA
12 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.74%) Python
14 1 (0.87%) F#
14 1 (0.87%) Ruby
14 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (24.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.74%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe
5 2 (1.74%) Hyland
6 1 (0.87%) Google
6 1 (0.87%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.87%) Informatica
6 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.87%) Infragistics
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago