The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 77 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.38% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.46% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £41,000 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
1050 1161 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.47% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 703 786 787
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 13 (36.11%) Ruby
5 13 (36.11%) React
6 11 (30.56%) HTML
6 11 (30.56%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) CSS
6 11 (30.56%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) MySQL
7 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
8 9 (25.00%) PHP
8 9 (25.00%) OO
8 9 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (19.44%) Node.js
10 7 (19.44%) C++
10 7 (19.44%) RESTful
11 6 (16.67%) SaaS
11 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (16.67%) TDD
12 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
12 5 (13.89%) Puppet
12 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (13.89%) Sass
12 5 (13.89%) Selenium

Senior Software Engineer 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 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.33%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.78%) DECT
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) HBase
4 1 (2.78%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
1 5 (13.89%) webpack
2 3 (8.33%) Travis CI
3 2 (5.56%) Babel
3 2 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (2.78%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 13 (36.11%) React
3 11 (30.56%) CSS
3 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
4 9 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (19.44%) Node.js
6 7 (19.44%) RESTful
7 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) Sass
9 4 (11.11%) .NET
10 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
10 3 (8.33%) Spring
10 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.56%) CSS3
11 2 (5.56%) Flask
11 2 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Blog
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 9 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.11%) Coaching
7 4 (11.11%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) API Design
8 3 (8.33%) OOP
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.33%) Web Development
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) High Availability
9 2 (5.56%) SEO
10 1 (2.78%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) Ruby
3 11 (30.56%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 9 (25.00%) PHP
5 7 (19.44%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) C
7 2 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.56%) ES6
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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