The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 104 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £47,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Senior Programmer
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Programmer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft