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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 83 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 14 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.23% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.28% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 17 (65.38%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Degree
5 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 13 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) Internet
8 10 (38.46%) OO
8 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
9 9 (34.62%) MySQL
9 9 (34.62%) Apache
9 9 (34.62%) Project Management
9 9 (34.62%) LAMP
9 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 8 (30.77%) High Availability
10 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
10 8 (30.77%) Debian
10 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
10 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
10 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
10 8 (30.77%) CGI
10 8 (30.77%) JSP
10 8 (30.77%) Servlets
10 8 (30.77%) SOAP
10 8 (30.77%) Perl

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) Alfresco
3 4 (15.38%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (34.62%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (15.38%) Big Data
4 4 (15.38%) NewSQL
4 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (15.38%) OLAP
4 4 (15.38%) OLTP
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (15.38%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Maven
3 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) Grunt
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) LAMP
3 8 (30.77%) CGI
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) JSP
3 8 (30.77%) Servlets
3 8 (30.77%) SOAP
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
6 5 (19.23%) JSON
7 4 (15.38%) Ember.js
7 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) React
7 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 4 (15.38%) Spring Security
7 4 (15.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) PACS
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Debian
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 8 (30.77%) High Availability
4 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Document Management
7 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Information Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) Vertica
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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