The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 47 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 85 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.88% 6.14% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 6.37% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 52
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Developer
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 1335 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.81% 96.39% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 775 805 727
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Glasgow region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 80 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.75%) HTML
2 72 (46.75%) .NET
3 71 (46.10%) C#
4 65 (42.21%) SQL Server
5 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
6 57 (37.01%) MVC
7 51 (33.12%) SQL
8 49 (31.82%) Java
9 46 (29.87%) ASP.NET
10 44 (28.57%) CSS
11 43 (27.92%) Unit Testing
12 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
12 37 (24.03%) AngularJS
13 34 (22.08%) XML
14 32 (20.78%) TDD
14 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (20.13%) Spring
16 30 (19.48%) Relational Database
17 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (18.18%) HTML5
18 28 (18.18%) Finance
18 28 (18.18%) OO
18 28 (18.18%) MS Excel
19 26 (16.88%) Web Services
19 26 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 25 (16.23%) SharePoint
21 24 (15.58%) NHibernate
21 24 (15.58%) Entity Framework
22 23 (14.94%) jQuery

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (16.23%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.19%) Node.js
4 6 (3.90%) IIS
5 4 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.95%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.95%) Mule
7 2 (1.30%) CMS
7 2 (1.30%) Drupal
8 1 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) Intranet
1 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (42.21%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.48%) Relational Database
3 26 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 20 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (10.39%) RDBMS
6 15 (9.74%) Big Data
7 14 (9.09%) Hadoop
8 13 (8.44%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.55%) RavenDB
10 5 (3.25%) MySQL
11 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.60%) QlikView
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.95%) HBase
12 3 (1.95%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Maven
2 15 (9.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.79%) Flash Builder
3 12 (7.79%) Subversion
3 12 (7.79%) Ant
4 11 (7.14%) JUnit
4 11 (7.14%) Selenium
4 11 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.84%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.55%) WatiN
7 7 (4.55%) MSBuild
7 7 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.55%) GitLab
8 6 (3.90%) Hudson
9 4 (2.60%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.95%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.95%) Xcode
11 2 (1.30%) Firebug
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Banking
3 12 (7.79%) Legal
4 3 (1.95%) Advertising
4 3 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (46.75%) HTML
1 72 (46.75%) .NET
2 46 (29.87%) ASP.NET
3 44 (28.57%) CSS
4 37 (24.03%) AngularJS
5 34 (22.08%) XML
6 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (20.13%) Spring
8 28 (18.18%) HTML5
9 26 (16.88%) Web Services
10 24 (15.58%) NHibernate
10 24 (15.58%) Entity Framework
11 23 (14.94%) jQuery
12 21 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 21 (13.64%) Hibernate
13 19 (12.34%) J2EE
14 18 (11.69%) iBATIS
15 17 (11.04%) Ext JS
15 17 (11.04%) Spring.NET
16 14 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) User Experience
2 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.25%) iPad
5 4 (2.60%) iPhone
5 4 (2.60%) Animation
6 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) UNIX
2 18 (11.69%) Linux
3 16 (10.39%) Windows
4 13 (8.44%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.84%) Android
6 3 (1.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.01%) MVC
3 43 (27.92%) Unit Testing
4 32 (20.78%) TDD
5 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (18.18%) OO
7 22 (14.29%) Open Source
8 17 (11.04%) ETL
9 14 (9.09%) UX Design
10 13 (8.44%) iOS Development
10 13 (8.44%) Content Management
10 13 (8.44%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.79%) Scrum
11 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.14%) Analytics
12 11 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.14%) Time Management
12 11 (7.14%) Web Development
13 9 (5.84%) Data Analysis
13 9 (5.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.10%) C#
2 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 51 (33.12%) SQL
4 49 (31.82%) Java
5 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.55%) PHP
7 7 (4.55%) Python
8 6 (3.90%) Scala
9 5 (3.25%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.25%) Perl
9 5 (3.25%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.60%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.95%) VB
11 3 (1.95%) VB6
11 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.30%) Clojure
12 2 (1.30%) Ruby
12 2 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.94%) Oracle
3 7 (4.55%) Informatica
3 7 (4.55%) Apple
3 7 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.95%) Google
4 3 (1.95%) Tableau
5 2 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
6 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.65%) Zend
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