The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -16.21%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +14.53%

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
1046 1187 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.26% 94.58% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 700 805 816
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) OpenGL
4 2 (33.33%) DirectX
4 2 (33.33%) CAD
4 2 (33.33%) CAE
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) DirectX
3 2 (33.33%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 2 (33.33%) CAE
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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