The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 36 84 51
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 60 28 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.25% 1.75% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 1.83% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 45
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1086 1527 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.32% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 769 973 961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 73 (62.39%) JavaScript
2 65 (55.56%) HTML
2 65 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (52.99%) CSS
4 44 (37.61%) Finance
4 44 (37.61%) Scrum
5 43 (36.75%) Java
5 43 (36.75%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (34.19%) AngularJS
7 31 (26.50%) Sass
8 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
9 27 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
9 27 (23.08%) gulp
10 25 (21.37%) Grunt
10 25 (21.37%) LESS
10 25 (21.37%) User Experience
10 25 (21.37%) MVC
11 24 (20.51%) Bower
11 24 (20.51%) Backbone.js
11 24 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (19.66%) Functional Testing
13 22 (18.80%) HTML5
13 22 (18.80%) Ember.js
13 22 (18.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (18.80%) Time Management
13 22 (18.80%) Spring
14 21 (17.95%) Web Design
14 21 (17.95%) C#
15 20 (17.09%) Web Development
16 19 (16.24%) Web Accessibility

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.26%) JBoss
2 8 (6.84%) Alfresco
2 8 (6.84%) CMS
3 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.56%) Drupal
4 3 (2.56%) WordPress
5 2 (1.71%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.98%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
5 4 (3.42%) Big Data
5 4 (3.42%) QlikView
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 27 (23.08%) gulp
3 25 (21.37%) Grunt
4 24 (20.51%) Bower
5 12 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.40%) Maven
7 9 (7.69%) Artifactory
8 8 (6.84%) Selenium
9 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.85%) git-flow
10 1 (0.85%) PVCS
10 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.85%) Subversion
10 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (37.61%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.98%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 5 (4.27%) Electronics
4 5 (4.27%) Games
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (55.56%) HTML
2 62 (52.99%) CSS
3 40 (34.19%) AngularJS
4 31 (26.50%) Sass
5 25 (21.37%) LESS
6 24 (20.51%) Backbone.js
7 22 (18.80%) Ember.js
7 22 (18.80%) HTML5
7 22 (18.80%) Spring
7 22 (18.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (16.24%) Ajax
9 18 (15.38%) .NET
10 17 (14.53%) jQuery
11 15 (12.82%) RESTful
12 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
13 12 (10.26%) JSON
14 11 (9.40%) CSS3
15 10 (8.55%) Web Services
16 9 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) User Experience
2 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.42%) iPhone
4 3 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Online Games
6 1 (0.85%) Physics
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.42%) Unix
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.61%) Scrum
3 43 (36.75%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 25 (21.37%) MVC
6 24 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (19.66%) Functional Testing
8 22 (18.80%) Time Management
9 21 (17.95%) Web Design
10 20 (17.09%) Web Development
11 19 (16.24%) Web Accessibility
12 17 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
14 14 (11.97%) OO
15 12 (10.26%) BDD
15 12 (10.26%) Open Source
15 12 (10.26%) TDD
16 10 (8.55%) Front End Development
16 10 (8.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.39%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.75%) Java
3 21 (17.95%) C#
4 18 (15.38%) SQL
5 10 (8.55%) VBA
6 8 (6.84%) PHP
7 6 (5.13%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.42%) Ruby
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Ansible
2 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) SAP
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Cognos
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) Alterian
5 1 (0.85%) Charles River
5 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.85%) Talend
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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