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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 85 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.53% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.59% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £39,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £44,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1281 1447 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.89% 96.21% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 772 928 644
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,069
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
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 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) .NET
4 23 (69.70%) MVC
4 23 (69.70%) jQuery
5 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
6 20 (60.61%) .NET Framework
6 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (57.58%) Ajax
8 17 (51.52%) C#
9 15 (45.45%) NHibernate
9 15 (45.45%) Cryptography
9 15 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (42.42%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (42.42%) SQL
10 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
11 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
12 9 (27.27%) TDD
13 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Java
14 6 (18.18%) C++
14 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
16 4 (12.12%) Web Development
16 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (42.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) GCC
2 2 (6.06%) Clang
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) jQuery
3 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
3 20 (60.61%) .NET Framework
4 19 (57.58%) Ajax
4 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 15 (45.45%) NHibernate
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.09%) WCF
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.06%) Qt
8 2 (6.06%) REST
8 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
8 2 (6.06%) DirectX
9 1 (3.03%) Django
9 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Telematics
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) MVC
4 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
5 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
6 9 (27.27%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) SOA
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 1 (3.03%) Scrum
10 1 (3.03%) People Management
10 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) C
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
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