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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 85 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 10 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.58% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.60% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 15
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1178 1488 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.32% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 779 979 956
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) C#
5 8 (47.06%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) C++
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Electronics
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
8 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (29.41%) Marketing
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
8 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
8 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (29.41%) SAP
8 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
9 4 (23.53%) Big Data
9 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
9 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
9 4 (23.53%) Kanban

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 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Redis
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Electronics
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Avionics
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.76%) Celery
6 2 (11.76%) Flask
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
7 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.88%) React
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) Spring Security
7 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
6 4 (23.53%) Kanban
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
9 1 (5.88%) High Availability
9 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.88%) Open Source
9 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 1 (5.88%) Go
8 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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