The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 40 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 75 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.08% 3.81% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 3.97% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 19
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,450 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1417 1159 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.02% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 932 731 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 91 (48.66%) Java
2 87 (46.52%) C#
3 79 (42.25%) .NET
4 73 (39.04%) MVC
5 67 (35.83%) JavaScript
6 55 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 54 (28.88%) HTML
8 52 (27.81%) CSS
9 49 (26.20%) OO
10 46 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
12 39 (20.86%) Web Services
13 38 (20.32%) Hibernate
14 37 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (19.25%) Spring
15 36 (19.25%) SOA
16 35 (18.72%) Degree
17 34 (18.18%) JSON
18 32 (17.11%) Open Source
18 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
19 31 (16.58%) JBoss
20 30 (16.04%) SQL
20 30 (16.04%) RESTful
21 29 (15.51%) Software Engineering
21 29 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (14.97%) Computer Science
22 28 (14.97%) Document Management
22 28 (14.97%) Web Development
23 27 (14.44%) Games
23 27 (14.44%) Jenkins

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (12.30%) Alfresco
2 14 (7.49%) Apache
3 12 (6.42%) CMS
4 7 (3.74%) IIS
4 7 (3.74%) Drupal
5 5 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.14%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.60%) SAS
7 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.53%) WordPress
8 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) HTTP
2 4 (2.14%) LDAP
3 2 (1.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.56%) MySQL
3 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (1.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.07%) Big Data
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.07%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 23 (12.30%) Selenium
3 11 (5.88%) Maven
4 10 (5.35%) Artifactory
5 9 (4.81%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.67%) InstallShield
7 5 (2.67%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.14%) TestNG
8 4 (2.14%) JUnit
8 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.60%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.07%) Ant
11 1 (0.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.53%) Subversion
11 1 (0.53%) MSTest
General
1 27 (14.44%) Games
2 17 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.21%) Legal
4 5 (2.67%) Law
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.07%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (42.25%) .NET
2 55 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 54 (28.88%) HTML
4 52 (27.81%) CSS
5 39 (20.86%) Web Services
6 38 (20.32%) Hibernate
7 37 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (19.25%) Spring
9 34 (18.18%) JSON
10 30 (16.04%) RESTful
11 25 (13.37%) XML
12 23 (12.30%) Ajax
12 23 (12.30%) jQuery
12 23 (12.30%) Gherkin
13 19 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (9.09%) JSF
15 15 (8.02%) HTML5
16 14 (7.49%) WinForms
17 13 (6.95%) SOAP
18 12 (6.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Open Source
2 28 (14.97%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.16%) Physics
4 17 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.21%) Mobile Games
6 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.53%) e-Health
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Informatics
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.37%) Linux
2 21 (11.23%) Windows
3 10 (5.35%) UNIX
4 8 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.74%) Android
5 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.67%) AIX
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.07%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.04%) MVC
2 49 (26.20%) OO
3 46 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (19.25%) SOA
5 29 (15.51%) Software Engineering
5 29 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (14.97%) Document Management
6 28 (14.97%) Web Development
7 24 (12.83%) BDD
8 23 (12.30%) TDD
9 19 (10.16%) OOP
10 17 (9.09%) Game Development
10 17 (9.09%) OOD
11 15 (8.02%) Scrum
12 13 (6.95%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.81%) Multithreading
14 9 (4.81%) Software Architecture
15 7 (3.74%) Workflow
15 7 (3.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.66%) Java
2 87 (46.52%) C#
3 67 (35.83%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.04%) SQL
5 24 (12.83%) C++
6 13 (6.95%) PHP
7 5 (2.67%) XQuery
7 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.14%) Ruby
8 4 (2.14%) Perl
8 4 (2.14%) Python
9 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.07%) XPath
10 2 (1.07%) F#
10 2 (1.07%) Scala
10 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Degree
2 17 (9.09%) PhD
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.58%) JBoss
3 8 (4.28%) VMware
4 5 (2.67%) Reuters
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle
5 3 (1.60%) Google
6 2 (1.07%) Twitter
6 2 (1.07%) Omniture
6 2 (1.07%) Zend
6 2 (1.07%) Tableau
6 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.07%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Ektron
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) Facebook
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