The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 84 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 0.42% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.44% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 14
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £42,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1413 1147 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 96.14% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 937 728 774
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
Scotland

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 22 July 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 43 (86.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (70.00%) C#
3 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (52.00%) .NET
4 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (50.00%) HTML
6 22 (44.00%) MVC
7 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (40.00%) CSS
9 19 (38.00%) Java
9 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (36.00%) SQL
10 18 (36.00%) .NET Framework
11 17 (34.00%) Degree
12 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
12 16 (32.00%) jQuery
13 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (30.00%) Linux
14 13 (26.00%) OO
15 12 (24.00%) Ajax
16 11 (22.00%) Web Development
16 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
16 11 (22.00%) Web Services
17 10 (20.00%) XML
17 10 (20.00%) C++
17 10 (20.00%) TDD
17 10 (20.00%) WCF
17 10 (20.00%) HTML5
18 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (18.00%) Relational Database

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (12.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) HTML
3 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (40.00%) CSS
5 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (36.00%) .NET Framework
7 16 (32.00%) jQuery
8 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (24.00%) Ajax
10 11 (22.00%) Web Services
11 10 (20.00%) XML
11 10 (20.00%) WCF
11 10 (20.00%) HTML5
12 6 (12.00%) Servlets
13 5 (10.00%) CSS3
14 4 (8.00%) RESTful
14 4 (8.00%) SOAP
14 4 (8.00%) JSON
15 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) MVC
4 13 (26.00%) OO
5 11 (22.00%) Web Development
5 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (20.00%) TDD
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Refactoring
8 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (8.00%) Dependency Management
11 4 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (8.00%) Release Management
11 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) C++
6 7 (14.00%) Python
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (10.00%) Perl
8 4 (8.00%) C
8 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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