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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 94 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 15 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £35,400 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
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
1438 1203 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 95.10% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 966 774 840
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (56.41%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) OO
4 18 (46.15%) Java
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) Degree
6 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
6 16 (41.03%) MVC
7 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 15 (38.46%) C++
8 14 (35.90%) Games
8 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
9 13 (33.33%) Game Development
9 13 (33.33%) Mathematics
9 13 (33.33%) Physics
9 13 (33.33%) PhD
9 13 (33.33%) OOD
10 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
11 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
11 10 (25.64%) OOP
12 8 (20.51%) HTML
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (17.95%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) CSS
14 5 (12.82%) WinForms
15 4 (10.26%) TDD
15 4 (10.26%) jQuery
15 4 (10.26%) WCF
16 3 (7.69%) RESTful

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (35.90%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
4 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) WinForms
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.69%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) XSLT
8 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.13%) WPF
8 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.13%) LINQ
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 13 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 13 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) OO
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
5 13 (33.33%) Game Development
5 13 (33.33%) OOD
6 10 (25.64%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Android Development
10 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.56%) People Management
10 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.56%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) C++
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) F#
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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