The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 53 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 168 126 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.50% 4.14% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 4.38% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 100 49
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 86 £45,000 - 10
Edinburgh +14 66 £40,000 - 10
Dundee +9 7 £40,000 +9.58%
Fife +4 3 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Stirling -18 3 £54,250 +35.62%
Aberdeen +8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 185 (47.68%) Java
2 165 (42.53%) C#
3 151 (38.92%) .NET
4 142 (36.60%) HTML
5 135 (34.79%) JavaScript
6 117 (30.15%) CSS
7 107 (27.58%) MVC
8 103 (26.55%) SQL
9 96 (24.74%) OO
10 95 (24.48%) Finance
11 87 (22.42%) ASP.NET
12 81 (20.88%) SQL Server
13 78 (20.10%) Spring
14 76 (19.59%) jQuery
15 70 (18.04%) Degree
16 67 (17.27%) Oracle
17 65 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
18 63 (16.24%) C++
19 58 (14.95%) XML
20 55 (14.18%) Web Services
20 55 (14.18%) Microsoft
21 54 (13.92%) Linux
22 52 (13.40%) TDD
23 49 (12.63%) Computer Science
24 47 (12.11%) Relational Database
24 47 (12.11%) Banking
24 47 (12.11%) J2EE
25 46 (11.86%) Hibernate
26 44 (11.34%) HTML5
27 41 (10.57%) Mathematics

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.15%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.38%) Apache
3 17 (4.38%) Alfresco
4 14 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.61%) IIS
4 14 (3.61%) CMS
5 9 (2.32%) Drupal
5 9 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.06%) Node.js
7 6 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.03%) Mule
8 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.77%) GemFire
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.77%) SAS
10 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.52%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) LDAP
2 1 (0.26%) GPRS
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.11%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.73%) MySQL
4 26 (6.70%) Oracle Database
5 24 (6.19%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.32%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.06%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.03%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.77%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.77%) KDB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.15%) JUnit
2 20 (5.15%) Selenium
3 18 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.87%) Subversion
5 14 (3.61%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.58%) Maven
6 10 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.80%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.80%) Ant
8 6 (1.55%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (1.29%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.77%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.77%) JIRA
11 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.52%) NUnit
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.52%) Moq
11 2 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 95 (24.48%) Finance
2 47 (12.11%) Banking
3 33 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 32 (8.25%) Games
5 23 (5.93%) Financial Institution
6 16 (4.12%) Front Office
6 16 (4.12%) Law
7 14 (3.61%) Legal
8 5 (1.29%) Marketing
9 4 (1.03%) Retail
9 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (38.92%) .NET
2 142 (36.60%) HTML
3 117 (30.15%) CSS
4 87 (22.42%) ASP.NET
5 78 (20.10%) Spring
6 76 (19.59%) jQuery
7 58 (14.95%) XML
8 55 (14.18%) Web Services
9 47 (12.11%) J2EE
10 46 (11.86%) Hibernate
11 44 (11.34%) HTML5
12 39 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (9.79%) .NET Framework
14 36 (9.28%) JSON
15 33 (8.51%) Ajax
16 27 (6.96%) WinForms
17 26 (6.70%) XSLT
17 26 (6.70%) CSS3
18 25 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 24 (6.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.57%) Mathematics
3 38 (9.79%) Physics
4 28 (7.22%) Open Source
5 22 (5.67%) Market Risk
5 22 (5.67%) Grid Computing
6 15 (3.87%) Mobile Games
7 8 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.55%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.03%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.03%) Equities
10 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.77%) EPoS
11 2 (0.52%) GIS
11 2 (0.52%) iPhone
11 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.52%) Social Media
11 2 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.92%) Linux
2 31 (7.99%) UNIX
3 28 (7.22%) Windows
4 23 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.64%) Android
6 9 (2.32%) AIX
7 7 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.77%) Debian
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.58%) MVC
2 96 (24.74%) OO
3 65 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (13.40%) TDD
5 41 (10.57%) SOA
5 41 (10.57%) Software Engineering
5 41 (10.57%) Web Development
6 36 (9.28%) OOP
7 33 (8.51%) OOD
8 31 (7.99%) Scrum
9 30 (7.73%) Multithreading
10 25 (6.44%) Unit Testing
11 23 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.93%) Investment Management
11 23 (5.93%) Document Management
12 22 (5.67%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.90%) BDD
14 16 (4.12%) Game Development
14 16 (4.12%) Waterfall
15 14 (3.61%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 185 (47.68%) Java
2 165 (42.53%) C#
3 135 (34.79%) JavaScript
4 103 (26.55%) SQL
5 63 (16.24%) C++
6 31 (7.99%) PHP
7 29 (7.47%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.90%) Python
9 15 (3.87%) Perl
9 15 (3.87%) Ruby
10 12 (3.09%) VBScript
10 12 (3.09%) VB
11 10 (2.58%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.06%) VB6
14 7 (1.80%) XQuery
15 6 (1.55%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.29%) Jython
16 5 (1.29%) Groovy
16 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (18.04%) Degree
2 16 (4.12%) PhD
3 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.26%) MCTS
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) OCP
5 1 (0.26%) OCA
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.26%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.38%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) Puppet
1 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (17.27%) Oracle
2 55 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.93%) JBoss
4 9 (2.32%) Sybase
5 7 (1.80%) Twitter
6 5 (1.29%) Reuters
6 5 (1.29%) VMware
7 4 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.77%) Informatica
8 3 (0.77%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.52%) Talend
9 2 (0.52%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.52%) Telerik
9 2 (0.52%) Actimize
9 2 (0.52%) Google
9 2 (0.52%) Zend
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) Ektron
10 1 (0.26%) Red Gate
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