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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 69 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.60% 3.19% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 3.36% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,300
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 1161 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 95.09% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 946 725 810
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 84 (50.30%) C#
2 75 (44.91%) Java
2 75 (44.91%) .NET
3 67 (40.12%) MVC
4 49 (29.34%) JavaScript
5 48 (28.74%) ASP.NET
6 43 (25.75%) OO
7 42 (25.15%) HTML
8 41 (24.55%) CSS
9 37 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
11 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
12 32 (19.16%) Web Services
13 30 (17.96%) Degree
13 30 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (15.57%) JSON
14 26 (15.57%) SQL
14 26 (15.57%) Games
15 25 (14.97%) Spring
15 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
15 25 (14.97%) Web Development
16 24 (14.37%) Hibernate
17 23 (13.77%) C++
17 23 (13.77%) XML
18 22 (13.17%) Linux
18 22 (13.17%) Computer Science
18 22 (13.17%) RESTful
19 21 (12.57%) SOA
20 20 (11.98%) Windows
21 19 (11.38%) OOP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (9.58%) Alfresco
2 11 (6.59%) Apache
3 10 (5.99%) CMS
4 8 (4.79%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.19%) IIS
6 3 (1.80%) SAS
6 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.80%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.58%) MySQL
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (11.38%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.18%) Selenium
3 10 (5.99%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.99%) InstallShield
5 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 5 (2.99%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.80%) Maven
6 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.80%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.60%) Xcode
7 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Ant
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.60%) Moq
7 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 26 (15.57%) Games
2 19 (11.38%) Finance
3 5 (2.99%) Law
3 5 (2.99%) Legal
3 5 (2.99%) Banking
3 5 (2.99%) Marketing
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (44.91%) .NET
2 48 (28.74%) ASP.NET
3 42 (25.15%) HTML
4 41 (24.55%) CSS
5 32 (19.16%) Web Services
6 30 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (15.57%) JSON
8 25 (14.97%) Spring
9 24 (14.37%) Hibernate
10 23 (13.77%) XML
11 22 (13.17%) RESTful
12 19 (11.38%) Ajax
13 16 (9.58%) jQuery
13 16 (9.58%) Gherkin
14 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (8.38%) JSF
15 14 (8.38%) WinForms
16 13 (7.78%) HTML5
17 12 (7.19%) .NET Framework
17 12 (7.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.78%) Open Source
3 16 (9.58%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.58%) Physics
4 8 (4.79%) Mobile Games
5 6 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.59%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) e-Health
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.17%) Linux
2 20 (11.98%) Windows
3 14 (8.38%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.59%) UNIX
5 10 (5.99%) Android
6 8 (4.79%) AIX
7 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) MVC
2 43 (25.75%) OO
3 37 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.97%) Web Development
5 21 (12.57%) SOA
6 19 (11.38%) OOP
7 18 (10.78%) TDD
8 17 (10.18%) BDD
9 16 (9.58%) Game Development
9 16 (9.58%) OOD
9 16 (9.58%) Document Management
10 15 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.59%) iOS Development
12 10 (5.99%) Android Development
13 9 (5.39%) Multithreading
14 8 (4.79%) Scrum
15 7 (4.19%) E-Commerce
16 6 (3.59%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.30%) C#
2 75 (44.91%) Java
3 49 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.57%) SQL
5 23 (13.77%) C++
6 13 (7.78%) PHP
7 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.99%) XQuery
9 4 (2.40%) Perl
10 2 (1.20%) F#
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
10 2 (1.20%) XPath
10 2 (1.20%) Python
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (17.96%) Degree
2 16 (9.58%) PhD
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Puppet
1 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.18%) JBoss
3 6 (3.59%) VMware
4 5 (2.99%) Reuters
5 2 (1.20%) Google
5 2 (1.20%) Zend
6 1 (0.60%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle
6 1 (0.60%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.60%) Ektron
6 1 (0.60%) Facebook
6 1 (0.60%) Twitter
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
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