The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 91 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 1.61% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.67% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
Senior Software Engineer
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
1365 1433 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.88% 95.92% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 894 949 739
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) Java
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (32.00%) C++
7 8 (32.00%) Ajax
7 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) Internet
11 4 (16.00%) Servlets
11 4 (16.00%) Degree
11 4 (16.00%) TDD
12 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
12 3 (12.00%) SOAP
12 3 (12.00%) Web Services
12 3 (12.00%) MySQL
12 3 (12.00%) C

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (8.00%) Automotive
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (32.00%) Ajax
4 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.00%) Servlets
7 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.00%) Qt
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.00%) Spring
9 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
9 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Telematics
3 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) OO
9 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.00%) OOD
9 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (4.00%) UML
9 1 (4.00%) OOP
9 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) Tcl
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Avaloq
1 1 (4.00%) Wind River
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