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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 62 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.10% 2.71% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 2.84% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 25
Average salary £39,500 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1448 1339 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.77% 95.57% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 949 855 810
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 23 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 69 (47.92%) Java
2 63 (43.75%) C#
3 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (39.58%) .NET
5 43 (29.86%) MVC
6 38 (26.39%) OO
7 33 (22.92%) Linux
8 32 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 32 (22.22%) SQL
8 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 32 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 29 (20.14%) Finance
9 29 (20.14%) Degree
10 25 (17.36%) Web Services
11 24 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 23 (15.97%) HTML
13 22 (15.28%) CSS
14 21 (14.58%) XML
14 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 21 (14.58%) QA
15 20 (13.89%) Computer Science
15 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
16 19 (13.19%) Games
17 18 (12.50%) Hibernate
17 18 (12.50%) Spring
17 18 (12.50%) C++
18 17 (11.81%) Web Development
19 16 (11.11%) JSON
19 16 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (9.72%) WebLogic
2 11 (7.64%) Apache
3 10 (6.94%) JBoss
3 10 (6.94%) Alfresco
4 8 (5.56%) CMS
5 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.39%) SAS
6 2 (1.39%) Drupal
6 2 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) WordPress
7 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) GIMP
2 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) MySQL
3 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Selenium
2 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.47%) Appium
6 3 (2.08%) NUnit
6 3 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.08%) Moq
7 2 (1.39%) QUnit
7 2 (1.39%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.39%) Grunt
7 2 (1.39%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Games
3 9 (6.25%) Banking
4 8 (5.56%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.58%) .NET
2 32 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.36%) Web Services
4 23 (15.97%) HTML
5 22 (15.28%) CSS
6 21 (14.58%) XML
7 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (12.50%) Spring
8 18 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 16 (11.11%) JSON
9 16 (11.11%) J2EE
10 13 (9.03%) RESTful
11 12 (8.33%) SOAP
12 10 (6.94%) WPF
12 10 (6.94%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.94%) JSF
12 10 (6.94%) Ajax
12 10 (6.94%) Gherkin
12 10 (6.94%) HTML5
12 10 (6.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.33%) Physics
3 11 (7.64%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.94%) Open Source
5 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.17%) Mobile Games
7 5 (3.47%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.47%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.39%) User Experience
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.69%) iPad
10 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.69%) e-Health
10 1 (0.69%) Informatics
10 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.92%) Linux
2 16 (11.11%) UNIX
3 15 (10.42%) Windows
3 15 (10.42%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.72%) AIX
5 11 (7.64%) Android
6 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.86%) MVC
3 38 (26.39%) OO
4 32 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 24 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.81%) Web Development
7 16 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.42%) iOS Development
9 14 (9.72%) TDD
10 12 (8.33%) BDD
11 11 (7.64%) Game Development
11 11 (7.64%) Android Development
11 11 (7.64%) OOD
11 11 (7.64%) SOA
12 10 (6.94%) Document Management
13 9 (6.25%) Project Management
14 7 (4.86%) Quality Management
14 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.86%) OOP
14 7 (4.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.92%) Java
2 63 (43.75%) C#
3 32 (22.22%) SQL
3 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.50%) C++
5 16 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 9 (6.25%) Perl
7 8 (5.56%) PHP
8 4 (2.78%) VBA
9 3 (2.08%) Python
9 3 (2.08%) XPath
9 3 (2.08%) F#
9 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.39%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.08%) Google
3 2 (1.39%) Zend
3 2 (1.39%) Red Gate
3 2 (1.39%) Infragistics
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (0.69%) Facebook
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter
Edinburgh & Lothians
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £35 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago