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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 33 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 86 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.50% 7.15% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 7.56% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 29
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 £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1279 1045 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.60% 94.57% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 748 690 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 94 (46.53%) Java
2 88 (43.56%) HTML
3 84 (41.58%) C#
4 81 (40.10%) JavaScript
5 80 (39.60%) .NET
5 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (37.62%) CSS
7 68 (33.66%) Finance
8 67 (33.17%) SQL
9 59 (29.21%) Spring
10 58 (28.71%) Oracle
11 53 (26.24%) MVC
11 53 (26.24%) jQuery
12 47 (23.27%) SQL Server
12 47 (23.27%) ASP.NET
13 40 (19.80%) Relational Database
14 39 (19.31%) Banking
15 37 (18.32%) OO
16 36 (17.82%) Hibernate
16 36 (17.82%) HTML5
17 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (16.83%) TDD
18 34 (16.83%) Degree
18 34 (16.83%) Linux
19 32 (15.84%) Investment Banking
20 29 (14.36%) Web Services
20 29 (14.36%) Mentoring
21 28 (13.86%) Computer Science
22 27 (13.37%) Ajax
23 26 (12.87%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.43%) Alfresco
4 8 (3.96%) IIS
4 8 (3.96%) Node.js
5 7 (3.47%) Mule
5 7 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.97%) Drupal
6 6 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.97%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.48%) CMS
8 4 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.49%) GemFire
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.99%) Apache
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 7 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.80%) Relational Database
3 23 (11.39%) RDBMS
4 17 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.96%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.96%) MySQL
9 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.47%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.98%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.49%) KDB
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.49%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (12.38%) JUnit
2 15 (7.43%) Selenium
3 13 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.95%) Maven
6 9 (4.46%) Ant
7 5 (2.48%) Subversion
8 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.49%) JIRA
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.99%) Mockito
11 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.50%) Moq
11 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.50%) NUnit
11 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 68 (33.66%) Finance
2 39 (19.31%) Banking
3 32 (15.84%) Investment Banking
4 23 (11.39%) Financial Institution
5 15 (7.43%) Front Office
6 12 (5.94%) Law
7 10 (4.95%) Legal
8 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (43.56%) HTML
2 80 (39.60%) .NET
3 76 (37.62%) CSS
4 59 (29.21%) Spring
5 53 (26.24%) jQuery
6 47 (23.27%) ASP.NET
7 36 (17.82%) Hibernate
7 36 (17.82%) HTML5
8 29 (14.36%) Web Services
9 27 (13.37%) Ajax
10 26 (12.87%) XML
11 25 (12.38%) .NET Framework
12 24 (11.88%) JSON
13 22 (10.89%) CSS3
14 17 (8.42%) RESTful
15 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (7.43%) JSF
16 15 (7.43%) J2EE
17 14 (6.93%) WCF
18 13 (6.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.86%) Computer Science
3 24 (11.88%) Mathematics
4 23 (11.39%) Physics
4 23 (11.39%) Grid Computing
4 23 (11.39%) Market Risk
4 23 (11.39%) Open Source
5 11 (5.45%) User Experience
6 7 (3.47%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.98%) Equities
8 3 (1.49%) EPoS
8 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) W3C
10 1 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.83%) Linux
2 18 (8.91%) UNIX
3 3 (1.49%) Windows
3 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.24%) MVC
3 37 (18.32%) OO
4 34 (16.83%) TDD
5 29 (14.36%) Mentoring
6 24 (11.88%) SOA
7 23 (11.39%) Risk Management
7 23 (11.39%) Scrum
7 23 (11.39%) Investment Management
8 21 (10.40%) Document Management
8 21 (10.40%) OOD
9 20 (9.90%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (9.41%) BDD
11 18 (8.91%) Web Development
12 17 (8.42%) Multithreading
13 16 (7.92%) OOP
14 15 (7.43%) Software Engineering
15 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
16 9 (4.46%) Asset Management
17 8 (3.96%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.53%) Java
2 84 (41.58%) C#
3 81 (40.10%) JavaScript
4 67 (33.17%) SQL
5 24 (11.88%) C++
6 14 (6.93%) Python
7 13 (6.44%) PHP
8 11 (5.45%) VBScript
8 11 (5.45%) Ruby
9 9 (4.46%) VB
9 9 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.96%) Perl
11 7 (3.47%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.97%) VB6
13 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.98%) Jython
14 4 (1.98%) XQuery
14 4 (1.98%) Scala
14 4 (1.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (16.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) MCAD
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) SLA
2 5 (2.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (28.71%) Oracle
2 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.42%) JBoss
4 9 (4.46%) Sybase
5 3 (1.49%) Informatica
5 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.49%) StreamBase
6 2 (0.99%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.99%) Telerik
6 2 (0.99%) Alterian
6 2 (0.99%) Actimize
7 1 (0.50%) Talend
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Actuate
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