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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 69 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.84% 0.61% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.64% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 12
Median salary £49,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £46,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -
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
1037 1401 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.22% 95.37% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 671 886 997
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (43.33%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) Python
6 12 (40.00%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) TDD
7 11 (36.67%) Ruby
8 10 (33.33%) C++
8 10 (33.33%) OO
9 9 (30.00%) PHP
9 9 (30.00%) React
10 8 (26.67%) MySQL
10 8 (26.67%) jQuery
11 7 (23.33%) Marketing
11 7 (23.33%) C#
11 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (20.00%) Web Services
12 6 (20.00%) Electronics
12 6 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (20.00%) Degree
12 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.00%) RESTful
12 6 (20.00%) Node.js
13 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (16.67%) Selenium
13 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

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 3 (10.00%) JBoss
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
1 3 (10.00%) Slack
2 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.33%) DECT
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Redis
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) GIS
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) HBase
5 1 (3.33%) Impala
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (16.67%) Selenium
1 5 (16.67%) webpack
2 3 (10.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (6.67%) Babel
3 2 (6.67%) Mocha
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) React
5 8 (26.67%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.00%) Node.js
7 6 (20.00%) RESTful
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) Sass
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
10 3 (10.00%) Celery
10 3 (10.00%) CSS3
10 3 (10.00%) Ember.js
10 3 (10.00%) Flask
10 3 (10.00%) HTML5
10 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
11 2 (6.67%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) OOP
6 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (13.33%) Kanban
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Python
4 11 (36.67%) Ruby
5 10 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (30.00%) PHP
7 7 (23.33%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) ES6
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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