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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 83 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.94% 5.53% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 5.76% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 41
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £36,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +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
1358 1440 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.78% 95.87% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 891 956 737
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 28 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (54.69%) Java
2 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.84%) MVC
3 50 (39.06%) Web Services
4 45 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (32.81%) RESTful
5 42 (32.81%) JavaScript
6 41 (32.03%) XML
7 39 (30.47%) Oracle
7 39 (30.47%) Spring
8 37 (28.91%) Hibernate
9 35 (27.34%) HTML
10 34 (26.56%) C#
10 34 (26.56%) JBoss
10 34 (26.56%) Maven
10 34 (26.56%) JPA
11 33 (25.78%) Java EE
12 32 (25.00%) Use Case
12 32 (25.00%) EclipseLink
12 32 (25.00%) AspectJ
12 32 (25.00%) Unified Process
12 32 (25.00%) TopLink
12 32 (25.00%) RUP
12 32 (25.00%) JMS
12 32 (25.00%) Eclipse
12 32 (25.00%) WSDL
12 32 (25.00%) XML Schema
12 32 (25.00%) Middleware
12 32 (25.00%) XSD
12 32 (25.00%) EJB

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (26.56%) JBoss
2 11 (8.59%) Node.js
3 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.47%) Apache
5 6 (4.69%) CMS
5 6 (4.69%) Drupal
6 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
7 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) NFC
2 1 (0.78%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) Oracle Database
2 25 (19.53%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.94%) MySQL
5 13 (10.16%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.56%) Big Data
11 1 (0.78%) SQLite
11 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.78%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 34 (26.56%) Maven
2 32 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.47%) Selenium
5 6 (4.69%) Subversion
6 5 (3.91%) gulp
6 5 (3.91%) Grunt
7 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.34%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.34%) JUnit
9 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.56%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.78%) QUnit
10 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.78%) Redmine
10 1 (0.78%) Appium
10 1 (0.78%) JIRA
10 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Games
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.06%) Web Services
2 42 (32.81%) RESTful
3 41 (32.03%) XML
4 39 (30.47%) Spring
5 37 (28.91%) Hibernate
6 35 (27.34%) HTML
7 34 (26.56%) JPA
8 33 (25.78%) Java EE
9 32 (25.00%) EclipseLink
9 32 (25.00%) TopLink
9 32 (25.00%) JMS
9 32 (25.00%) WSDL
9 32 (25.00%) XML Schema
9 32 (25.00%) Middleware
9 32 (25.00%) XSD
9 32 (25.00%) EJB
9 32 (25.00%) CSS
9 32 (25.00%) JDBC
10 30 (23.44%) .NET
11 25 (19.53%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.34%) User Experience
3 3 (2.34%) EPoS
4 2 (1.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Linux
2 9 (7.03%) UNIX
3 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.69%) Debian
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.69%) Android
5 2 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (39.84%) MVC
2 45 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (25.00%) Use Case
3 32 (25.00%) Unified Process
3 32 (25.00%) RUP
4 25 (19.53%) People Management
5 20 (15.63%) Scrum
6 19 (14.84%) OO
7 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
8 17 (13.28%) SDLC
9 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.94%) TDD
11 12 (9.38%) Mobile Development
12 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 8 (6.25%) Project Management
14 7 (5.47%) Web Development
15 6 (4.69%) PRINCE2
15 6 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.69%) Java
2 42 (32.81%) JavaScript
3 34 (26.56%) C#
4 32 (25.00%) AspectJ
5 18 (14.06%) SQL
6 12 (9.38%) PHP
7 7 (5.47%) C++
8 6 (4.69%) Perl
9 4 (3.13%) Python
9 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.34%) Ruby
11 2 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Oracle
2 7 (5.47%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.13%) Informatica
4 3 (2.34%) Hyland
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Apple
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe
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