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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 47 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 113 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.57% 7.34% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 7.64% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 71 29
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
1308 1480 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.17% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 789 941 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 31 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 55 (50.93%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) C#
3 40 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (34.26%) MVC
5 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 36 (33.33%) Web Services
6 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (28.70%) XML
7 31 (28.70%) HTML
8 30 (27.78%) CSS
8 30 (27.78%) Finance
9 29 (26.85%) Hibernate
9 29 (26.85%) Spring
9 29 (26.85%) Maven
9 29 (26.85%) JMS
10 28 (25.93%) .NET
10 28 (25.93%) RESTful
11 26 (24.07%) Java EE
11 26 (24.07%) XSD
11 26 (24.07%) Oracle
11 26 (24.07%) JBoss
12 25 (23.15%) RUP
12 25 (23.15%) Eclipse
12 25 (23.15%) WSDL
12 25 (23.15%) XML Schema
12 25 (23.15%) EJB
12 25 (23.15%) JDBC
12 25 (23.15%) AspectJ
12 25 (23.15%) Unified Process
12 25 (23.15%) TopLink

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (24.07%) JBoss
2 11 (10.19%) Drupal
3 6 (5.56%) Node.js
4 3 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.78%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) GIMP
2 3 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
1 1 (0.93%) RFID
1 1 (0.93%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
5 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) MS Access
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (26.85%) Maven
2 25 (23.15%) Eclipse
3 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
4 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.26%) Mercurial
6 8 (7.41%) Selenium
7 6 (5.56%) Appium
8 4 (3.70%) Grunt
9 3 (2.78%) PhantomJS
9 3 (2.78%) Ant
9 3 (2.78%) JUnit
9 3 (2.78%) QUnit
9 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.85%) Moq
10 2 (1.85%) NUnit
10 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.93%) Subversion
11 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Games
4 5 (4.63%) Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.33%) Web Services
2 31 (28.70%) XML
2 31 (28.70%) HTML
3 30 (27.78%) CSS
4 29 (26.85%) JMS
4 29 (26.85%) Hibernate
4 29 (26.85%) Spring
5 28 (25.93%) .NET
5 28 (25.93%) RESTful
6 26 (24.07%) XSD
6 26 (24.07%) Java EE
7 25 (23.15%) TopLink
7 25 (23.15%) Middleware
7 25 (23.15%) WSDL
7 25 (23.15%) XML Schema
7 25 (23.15%) EJB
7 25 (23.15%) JDBC
7 25 (23.15%) JPA
8 15 (13.89%) Drools
8 15 (13.89%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.70%) SWIFT
2 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.78%) FMCG
3 3 (2.78%) GIS
4 2 (1.85%) Open Source
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Debian
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (34.26%) MVC
3 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (23.15%) Use Case
4 25 (23.15%) Unified Process
4 25 (23.15%) RUP
5 19 (17.59%) Mentoring
6 18 (16.67%) OO
7 16 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 15 (13.89%) People Management
9 13 (12.04%) TDD
10 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.41%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.56%) Project Management
12 6 (5.56%) Coaching
12 6 (5.56%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.63%) OOP
14 4 (3.70%) OOD
14 4 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) C#
3 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.15%) AspectJ
5 18 (16.67%) SQL
6 14 (12.96%) PHP
7 10 (9.26%) C++
8 6 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.63%) XPath
10 4 (3.70%) XQuery
10 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.78%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.85%) VBA
12 2 (1.85%) C
12 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.93%) VB
13 1 (0.93%) Perl
13 1 (0.93%) Python
13 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Oracle
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (2.78%) Adobe
5 2 (1.85%) Hyland
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
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