The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 87 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 22 (55.00%) OO
1 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) C#
3 20 (50.00%) Java
4 19 (47.50%) Degree
5 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
5 18 (45.00%) C++
6 17 (42.50%) MVC
6 17 (42.50%) Games
6 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
7 16 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 16 (40.00%) Physics
7 16 (40.00%) PhD
7 16 (40.00%) OOD
7 16 (40.00%) Game Development
8 12 (30.00%) OOP
9 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (17.50%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.00%) CSS
13 4 (10.00%) SQL
13 4 (10.00%) WinForms
13 4 (10.00%) TDD
14 3 (7.50%) HTML5
14 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (7.50%) jQuery
14 3 (7.50%) RESTful
14 3 (7.50%) WCF

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (42.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (17.50%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 4 (10.00%) WinForms
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.00%) XML
9 1 (2.50%) XSLT
9 1 (2.50%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) Web Services
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) OO
2 17 (42.50%) MVC
2 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
3 16 (40.00%) OOD
3 16 (40.00%) Game Development
4 12 (30.00%) OOP
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) Android Development
8 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.50%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.50%) BDD
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) C++
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
2 16 (40.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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