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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 56 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 49 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.49% 4.06% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 4.26% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 31
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,250 £62,500
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (47.32%) C#
2 46 (41.07%) Java
3 44 (39.29%) .NET
4 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (32.14%) Finance
6 33 (29.46%) JavaScript
7 32 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 30 (26.79%) OO
9 29 (25.89%) Degree
10 28 (25.00%) SQL
11 27 (24.11%) HTML
12 26 (23.21%) Linux
13 25 (22.32%) CSS
14 23 (20.54%) Unit Testing
15 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.96%) XML
17 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
18 17 (15.18%) MVC
18 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
18 17 (15.18%) iOS Development
19 16 (14.29%) Web Services
19 16 (14.29%) QA
20 14 (12.50%) Windows
20 14 (12.50%) jQuery
20 14 (12.50%) Apple iOS
21 13 (11.61%) Games
21 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
21 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
22 12 (10.71%) SOAP
22 12 (10.71%) Objective-C

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (8.04%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.36%) Drupal
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
3 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.57%) Node.js
5 3 (2.68%) CMS
6 2 (1.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.57%) GIMP
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.14%) MySQL
4 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.04%) Selenium
4 8 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.14%) Appium
5 4 (3.57%) Moq
5 4 (3.57%) QUnit
5 4 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.57%) Grunt
5 4 (3.57%) PhantomJS
5 4 (3.57%) NUnit
6 2 (1.79%) Maven
6 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) Ant
7 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 36 (32.14%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Games
3 12 (10.71%) Retail
4 9 (8.04%) Banking
5 7 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.46%) Marketing
7 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.29%) .NET
2 27 (24.11%) HTML
3 25 (22.32%) CSS
4 19 (16.96%) XML
5 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
6 16 (14.29%) Web Services
7 14 (12.50%) jQuery
8 12 (10.71%) REST
8 12 (10.71%) SOAP
9 11 (9.82%) WPF
10 10 (8.93%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.93%) Spring
10 10 (8.93%) J2EE
11 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.04%) WinForms
12 8 (7.14%) JMS
12 8 (7.14%) WCF
13 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.25%) HTML5
13 7 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.46%) Physics
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.46%) Mobile Games
4 4 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.57%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Open Source
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Linux
2 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 14 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.93%) Android
4 9 (8.04%) UNIX
4 9 (8.04%) AIX
5 5 (4.46%) Debian
5 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 30 (26.79%) OO
4 23 (20.54%) Unit Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.18%) MVC
5 17 (15.18%) iOS Development
6 10 (8.93%) TDD
6 10 (8.93%) Android Development
7 9 (8.04%) Automated Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Scrum
7 9 (8.04%) Project Management
7 9 (8.04%) Coaching
8 8 (7.14%) OOD
9 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Web Development
10 6 (5.36%) OOP
11 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.46%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.32%) C#
2 46 (41.07%) Java
3 33 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.00%) SQL
5 12 (10.71%) Objective-C
6 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.04%) PHP
7 9 (8.04%) C++
8 7 (6.25%) XPath
9 5 (4.46%) Perl
10 4 (3.57%) XQuery
10 4 (3.57%) ActionScript
11 3 (2.68%) VBA
11 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.89%) Python
12 1 (0.89%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.89%) F#
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) PhD
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (1.79%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.79%) Google
4 2 (1.79%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.89%) Hyland
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe
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