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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 65 120 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.72% 7.23% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 7.57% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 31
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £55,000 £50,000
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
1310 1585 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.13% 95.54% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1017 632
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,250 £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 17 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (50.43%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (35.65%) MVC
3 41 (35.65%) Web Services
4 40 (34.78%) C#
5 38 (33.04%) JavaScript
6 35 (30.43%) XML
7 34 (29.57%) HTML
8 33 (28.70%) CSS
8 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (28.70%) Maven
9 32 (27.83%) Oracle
9 32 (27.83%) RESTful
10 31 (26.96%) Spring
10 31 (26.96%) JMS
10 31 (26.96%) Hibernate
11 30 (26.09%) JBoss
11 30 (26.09%) XSD
11 30 (26.09%) Java EE
12 29 (25.22%) AspectJ
12 29 (25.22%) JPA
12 29 (25.22%) Use Case
12 29 (25.22%) EJB
12 29 (25.22%) JDBC
12 29 (25.22%) RUP
12 29 (25.22%) Eclipse
12 29 (25.22%) WSDL
12 29 (25.22%) XML Schema
12 29 (25.22%) Unified Process
12 29 (25.22%) TopLink

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (26.09%) JBoss
2 11 (9.57%) Drupal
3 7 (6.09%) Node.js
4 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.48%) Apache
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.61%) CMS
7 2 (1.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) GIMP
2 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) RFID
2 1 (0.87%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) Oracle Database
2 19 (16.52%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.83%) MySQL
5 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.87%) MS Access
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (28.70%) Maven
2 29 (25.22%) Eclipse
3 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
4 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 8 (6.96%) Selenium
7 6 (5.22%) Appium
8 5 (4.35%) Grunt
9 3 (2.61%) PhantomJS
9 3 (2.61%) QUnit
9 3 (2.61%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.61%) Ant
9 3 (2.61%) JUnit
10 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.87%) NUnit
11 1 (0.87%) Subversion
11 1 (0.87%) WatiN
11 1 (0.87%) Moq
General
1 29 (25.22%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Retail
3 6 (5.22%) Games
4 5 (4.35%) Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Marketing
6 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.65%) Web Services
2 35 (30.43%) XML
3 34 (29.57%) HTML
4 33 (28.70%) CSS
5 32 (27.83%) RESTful
6 31 (26.96%) JMS
6 31 (26.96%) Hibernate
6 31 (26.96%) Spring
7 30 (26.09%) Java EE
7 30 (26.09%) XSD
8 29 (25.22%) WSDL
8 29 (25.22%) XML Schema
8 29 (25.22%) JDBC
8 29 (25.22%) EJB
8 29 (25.22%) TopLink
8 29 (25.22%) Middleware
8 29 (25.22%) JPA
9 27 (23.48%) .NET
10 19 (16.52%) jBPM
10 19 (16.52%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.48%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.61%) FMCG
3 3 (2.61%) GIS
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.74%) Open Source
4 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.65%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) UNIX
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
3 3 (2.61%) Debian
3 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (35.65%) MVC
3 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (25.22%) Use Case
4 29 (25.22%) Unified Process
4 29 (25.22%) RUP
5 21 (18.26%) Mentoring
6 19 (16.52%) People Management
7 18 (15.65%) OO
8 15 (13.04%) Scrum
8 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.43%) TDD
11 10 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.96%) Project Management
13 7 (6.09%) iOS Development
14 4 (3.48%) Coaching
14 4 (3.48%) Workflow
14 4 (3.48%) OOP
14 4 (3.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.43%) Java
2 40 (34.78%) C#
3 38 (33.04%) JavaScript
4 29 (25.22%) AspectJ
5 17 (14.78%) SQL
6 14 (12.17%) PHP
7 9 (7.83%) C++
8 7 (6.09%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.35%) XPath
10 4 (3.48%) XQuery
10 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.61%) Perl
11 3 (2.61%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.74%) C
12 2 (1.74%) Python
13 1 (0.87%) VBA
13 1 (0.87%) Ruby
13 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe
4 3 (2.61%) Informatica
5 2 (1.74%) Hyland
6 1 (0.87%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
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