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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 33 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 65 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.11% 3.58% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 3.76% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 32
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
1020 1222 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 95.02% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 651 839 844
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.40%) JavaScript
3 53 (42.40%) HTML
3 53 (42.40%) Java
4 47 (37.60%) CSS
5 42 (33.60%) C#
5 42 (33.60%) AngularJS
6 41 (32.80%) Finance
7 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (24.80%) Scrum
9 30 (24.00%) MVC
10 29 (23.20%) .NET
10 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
11 25 (20.00%) User Experience
12 23 (18.40%) Sass
12 23 (18.40%) SQL
13 22 (17.60%) Functional Testing
13 22 (17.60%) Backbone.js
13 22 (17.60%) gulp
14 21 (16.80%) Bower
14 21 (16.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (16.80%) Infrastructure Management
14 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
15 20 (16.00%) Ajax
15 20 (16.00%) OO
15 20 (16.00%) Time Management
16 19 (15.20%) Degree
16 19 (15.20%) Grunt
16 19 (15.20%) HTML5
16 19 (15.20%) Ember.js

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 6 (4.80%) CMS
2 5 (4.00%) JBoss
3 3 (2.40%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.60%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.80%) SilverStripe
5 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) DataStage
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.60%) gulp
3 21 (16.80%) Bower
4 19 (15.20%) Grunt
5 8 (6.40%) Maven
6 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.00%) Android Studio
7 5 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.00%) Genymotion
7 5 (4.00%) Selenium
8 3 (2.40%) Subversion
9 2 (1.60%) Ant
9 2 (1.60%) Appium
9 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.60%) Xcode
10 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.80%) JIRA
10 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (32.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Games
3 6 (4.80%) Automotive
3 6 (4.80%) Marketing
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.40%) Electronics
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.40%) HTML
2 47 (37.60%) CSS
3 42 (33.60%) AngularJS
4 29 (23.20%) .NET
5 23 (18.40%) Sass
6 22 (17.60%) Backbone.js
7 21 (16.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (16.00%) Ajax
9 19 (15.20%) Ember.js
9 19 (15.20%) HTML5
10 18 (14.40%) LESS
11 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
12 16 (12.80%) Spring
13 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (8.00%) Hibernate
15 9 (7.20%) Java EE
15 9 (7.20%) jQuery
16 8 (6.40%) React
17 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 6 (4.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) User Experience
2 13 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.20%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.60%) FMCG
7 2 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.80%) iPhone
8 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) Physics
8 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Android
2 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.20%) Unix
4 3 (2.40%) Windows
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (24.80%) Scrum
4 30 (24.00%) MVC
5 22 (17.60%) Functional Testing
6 21 (16.80%) Infrastructure Management
6 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
7 20 (16.00%) OO
7 20 (16.00%) Time Management
8 18 (14.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (14.40%) Web Accessibility
8 18 (14.40%) Web Design
9 14 (11.20%) Web Development
10 9 (7.20%) Android Development
10 9 (7.20%) Front End Development
10 9 (7.20%) TDD
10 9 (7.20%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.80%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.40%) JavaScript
2 53 (42.40%) Java
3 42 (33.60%) C#
4 23 (18.40%) SQL
5 9 (7.20%) PHP
6 6 (4.80%) C++
7 5 (4.00%) Python
8 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.40%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.40%) Ruby
10 2 (1.60%) C
10 2 (1.60%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) HND
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Oracle
2 4 (3.20%) Google
2 4 (3.20%) Intel
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.40%) SAP
4 2 (1.60%) Zend
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe
5 1 (0.80%) Alterian
5 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.80%) Talend
5 1 (0.80%) Twitter
5 1 (0.80%) Xamarin
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