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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 49 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 62 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.15% 2.21% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 2.33% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 20
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
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
1438 1203 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 95.10% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 966 774 840
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (50.31%) C#
2 71 (44.65%) Java
2 71 (44.65%) .NET
3 60 (37.74%) MVC
4 58 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (27.04%) ASP.NET
6 41 (25.79%) OO
7 39 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 34 (21.38%) Mentoring
9 31 (19.50%) HTML
9 31 (19.50%) SQL
9 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
10 30 (18.87%) SQL Server
10 30 (18.87%) CSS
10 30 (18.87%) Degree
11 28 (17.61%) Linux
12 27 (16.98%) Web Services
13 26 (16.35%) Software Engineering
13 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (15.09%) Web Development
14 24 (15.09%) XML
15 22 (13.84%) Finance
15 22 (13.84%) JSON
16 21 (13.21%) Computer Science
16 21 (13.21%) Games
17 20 (12.58%) Spring
18 19 (11.95%) Hibernate
18 19 (11.95%) C++
19 18 (11.32%) Windows
19 18 (11.32%) RESTful

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (8.18%) Alfresco
2 12 (7.55%) Apache
2 12 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.66%) CMS
4 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.52%) IIS
6 3 (1.89%) SAS
6 3 (1.89%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.18%) MySQL
3 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Selenium
1 16 (10.06%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (1.89%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.89%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) TestNG
6 1 (0.63%) Xcode
6 1 (0.63%) NUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Games
3 7 (4.40%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Legal
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.65%) .NET
2 43 (27.04%) ASP.NET
3 31 (19.50%) HTML
4 30 (18.87%) CSS
5 27 (16.98%) Web Services
6 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (15.09%) XML
8 22 (13.84%) JSON
9 20 (12.58%) Spring
10 19 (11.95%) Hibernate
11 18 (11.32%) RESTful
12 17 (10.69%) Ajax
13 14 (8.81%) JSF
13 14 (8.81%) J2EE
14 13 (8.18%) WinForms
14 13 (8.18%) HTML5
14 13 (8.18%) Gherkin
15 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (7.55%) jQuery
15 12 (7.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.81%) Open Source
3 13 (8.18%) Mathematics
3 13 (8.18%) Physics
4 8 (5.03%) Mobile Games
4 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) e-Health
8 1 (0.63%) Informatics
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Linux
2 18 (11.32%) Windows
3 15 (9.43%) Apple iOS
4 14 (8.81%) UNIX
5 12 (7.55%) AIX
6 11 (6.92%) Android
7 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.14%) Debian
8 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.74%) MVC
2 58 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (25.79%) OO
4 34 (21.38%) Mentoring
5 26 (16.35%) Software Engineering
6 24 (15.09%) Web Development
7 17 (10.69%) SOA
8 15 (9.43%) TDD
8 15 (9.43%) BDD
9 13 (8.18%) Game Development
9 13 (8.18%) iOS Development
9 13 (8.18%) OOP
9 13 (8.18%) OOD
9 13 (8.18%) Document Management
10 11 (6.92%) Android Development
11 10 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.03%) Project Management
13 7 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.40%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 80 (50.31%) C#
2 71 (44.65%) Java
3 39 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.50%) SQL
5 19 (11.95%) C++
6 14 (8.81%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.29%) PHP
8 7 (4.40%) Perl
8 7 (4.40%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.89%) Python
9 3 (1.89%) XQuery
9 3 (1.89%) XPath
9 3 (1.89%) F#
9 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.26%) VBA
10 2 (1.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) PhD
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Puppet
1 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.81%) JBoss
3 3 (1.89%) Reuters
3 3 (1.89%) VMware
4 2 (1.26%) Google
4 2 (1.26%) Zend
5 1 (0.63%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.63%) Facebook
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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