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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 53 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 3.86% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.04% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 53
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
2 30 (41.67%) HTML
2 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) MVC
5 26 (36.11%) CSS
6 24 (33.33%) Web Services
6 24 (33.33%) C#
6 24 (33.33%) .NET
6 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 22 (30.56%) SQL
7 22 (30.56%) Tomcat
8 20 (27.78%) OO
8 20 (27.78%) Spring
9 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
10 16 (22.22%) TDD
11 15 (20.83%) Linux
11 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 15 (20.83%) RESTful
11 15 (20.83%) HTML5
12 14 (19.44%) CSS3
12 14 (19.44%) jQuery
13 12 (16.67%) Apache
13 12 (16.67%) Project Management
14 11 (15.28%) Servlets
14 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
14 11 (15.28%) MySQL
14 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.28%) Scrum
14 11 (15.28%) Web Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 12 (16.67%) Apache
3 9 (12.50%) JBoss
4 6 (8.33%) CMS
4 6 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.17%) SAS
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.39%) Drupal
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.39%) Liferay
7 1 (1.39%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.39%) nginx
7 1 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MySQL
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (5.56%) QlikView
5 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Ant
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
2 5 (6.94%) Maven
3 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.17%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
5 2 (2.78%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Mockito
6 1 (1.39%) Moq
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Games
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.67%) HTML
2 26 (36.11%) CSS
3 24 (33.33%) .NET
3 24 (33.33%) Web Services
4 20 (27.78%) Spring
5 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
6 15 (20.83%) HTML5
6 15 (20.83%) RESTful
7 14 (19.44%) CSS3
7 14 (19.44%) jQuery
8 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
8 11 (15.28%) Servlets
9 10 (13.89%) JSP
9 10 (13.89%) LAMP
10 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (12.50%) XML
11 8 (11.11%) JSON
12 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.72%) J2EE
12 7 (9.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Debian
2 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.89%) MVC
3 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 20 (27.78%) OO
5 16 (22.22%) TDD
6 12 (16.67%) Project Management
7 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 11 (15.28%) Web Development
8 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.11%) High Availability
10 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Coaching
10 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.33%) Quality Management
10 6 (8.33%) Workflow
11 5 (6.94%) Analytics
11 5 (6.94%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
2 29 (40.28%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) C#
4 22 (30.56%) SQL
5 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.50%) PHP
7 7 (9.72%) Perl
8 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.56%) VBA
9 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.78%) Python
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.39%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.78%) Cognos
2 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.78%) Zend
3 1 (1.39%) Facebook
3 1 (1.39%) Tableau
3 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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