The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 51 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 134 212 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.68% 6.76% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 7.07% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 118 144
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2728 2997 3852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 95.54% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1688 1894 2520
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,850
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -28 67 £48,750 +14.70% 13
Edinburgh -12 57 £45,000 - 8
West Lothian +1 5 £45,000 -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £54,500 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 131 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (39.34%) C#
3 105 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 100 (36.76%) SQL
5 99 (36.40%) HTML
6 98 (36.03%) Java
7 97 (35.66%) CSS
8 96 (35.29%) .NET
9 77 (28.31%) MVC
10 71 (26.10%) OO
11 70 (25.74%) SQL Server
12 59 (21.69%) Microsoft
13 52 (19.12%) TDD
14 51 (18.75%) Spring
15 49 (18.01%) ASP.NET
16 48 (17.65%) Banking
17 47 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (16.91%) Finance
19 45 (16.54%) Oracle
20 44 (16.18%) Mentoring
21 41 (15.07%) Degree
22 40 (14.71%) Web Development
22 40 (14.71%) jQuery
23 39 (14.34%) MS Excel
24 37 (13.60%) AngularJS
25 36 (13.24%) HTML5
25 36 (13.24%) Scrum
25 36 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 35 (12.87%) Web Services
27 33 (12.13%) XML

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (11.03%) Tomcat
2 29 (10.66%) SharePoint
3 27 (9.93%) CMS
4 19 (6.99%) JBoss
5 18 (6.62%) Umbraco
6 16 (5.88%) Apache
7 9 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (2.94%) GemFire
8 8 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (2.57%) Drupal
9 7 (2.57%) IIS
9 7 (2.57%) WordPress
10 4 (1.47%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.47%) Immediacy CMS
10 4 (1.47%) Kentico
10 4 (1.47%) SAS
10 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.47%) Sitefinity
11 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 39 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 29 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.99%) MySQL
6 18 (6.62%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 15 (5.51%) NoSQL
9 14 (5.15%) QlikView
10 9 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
11 8 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (2.94%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.84%) Power BI
14 4 (1.47%) Big Data
14 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (9.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.09%) JUnit
3 16 (5.88%) Maven
4 15 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.51%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.04%) Mockito
5 11 (4.04%) Subversion
6 10 (3.68%) Selenium
6 10 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.94%) Concordion
7 8 (2.94%) JBehave
7 8 (2.94%) NUnit
8 6 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.21%) Grunt
9 5 (1.84%) Ant
9 5 (1.84%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.84%) gulp
9 5 (1.84%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 48 (17.65%) Banking
2 46 (16.91%) Finance
3 16 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.41%) Marketing
5 4 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.47%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (36.40%) HTML
2 97 (35.66%) CSS
3 96 (35.29%) .NET
4 51 (18.75%) Spring
5 49 (18.01%) ASP.NET
6 40 (14.71%) jQuery
7 37 (13.60%) AngularJS
8 36 (13.24%) HTML5
9 35 (12.87%) Web Services
10 33 (12.13%) CSS3
10 33 (12.13%) XML
11 28 (10.29%) RESTful
12 26 (9.56%) JSON
13 22 (8.09%) .NET Framework
13 22 (8.09%) Hibernate
14 20 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (6.99%) Entity Framework
15 19 (6.99%) Sass
16 17 (6.25%) REST
17 16 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.78%) User Experience
5 10 (3.68%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.94%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.21%) FMCG
9 4 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.10%) Biotechnology
10 3 (1.10%) Derivative
10 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.74%) Animation
11 2 (0.74%) DTV
12 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.46%) Linux
2 14 (5.15%) Windows
3 11 (4.04%) Unix
4 8 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.21%) Debian
5 6 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.84%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.31%) MVC
3 71 (26.10%) OO
4 52 (19.12%) TDD
5 47 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (16.18%) Mentoring
7 40 (14.71%) Web Development
8 36 (13.24%) Scrum
9 31 (11.40%) Unit Testing
10 27 (9.93%) SDLC
11 25 (9.19%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.62%) Project Management
13 15 (5.51%) Multithreading
14 14 (5.15%) BDD
14 14 (5.15%) CRM
15 13 (4.78%) Asset Management
15 13 (4.78%) Open Source
16 12 (4.41%) OOP
16 12 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 107 (39.34%) C#
2 105 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 100 (36.76%) SQL
4 98 (36.03%) Java
5 33 (12.13%) C++
6 23 (8.46%) PHP
7 21 (7.72%) Python
8 18 (6.62%) PL/SQL
9 17 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 13 (4.78%) VBA
11 12 (4.41%) Ruby
12 11 (4.04%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.57%) Embedded C++
13 7 (2.57%) Perl
14 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.21%) XAML
15 4 (1.47%) Smalltalk
16 2 (0.74%) ANSI SQL
16 2 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (15.07%) Degree
2 20 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.62%) MCSE
4 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (0.74%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 59 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.54%) Oracle
3 10 (3.68%) Cognos
3 10 (3.68%) Sybase
4 9 (3.31%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.94%) SAP
6 4 (1.47%) Ektron
6 4 (1.47%) Zend
7 3 (1.10%) Charles River
8 2 (0.74%) Apple
8 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.37%) Alterian
9 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.37%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.37%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Tableau
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Salary: £35k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salkary & Excellent benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: DOE
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Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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