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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 23 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 175 139 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.80% 4.81% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.12% 5.04% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 81 91
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
2154 2759 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.43% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1813 1875
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +20 99 £48,750 +14.70% 14
Edinburgh +18 65 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Renfrewshire - 7 £45,000 -
Dundee +6 1 £40,000 -20.00%
West Lothian - 1 £41,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £48,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 150 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (41.90%) JavaScript
3 126 (38.53%) C#
4 116 (35.47%) Java
5 112 (34.25%) HTML
6 105 (32.11%) SQL
7 103 (31.50%) .NET
8 95 (29.05%) CSS
9 89 (27.22%) AngularJS
10 87 (26.61%) SQL Server
11 86 (26.30%) MVC
12 77 (23.55%) Finance
13 60 (18.35%) ASP.NET
14 54 (16.51%) Microsoft
15 51 (15.60%) OO
16 42 (12.84%) Scrum
16 42 (12.84%) HTML5
16 42 (12.84%) Relational Database
17 41 (12.54%) Web Development
18 40 (12.23%) Oracle
19 39 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (11.62%) Git (software)
20 38 (11.62%) Spring
21 37 (11.31%) Software Engineering
22 33 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 33 (10.09%) Ajax
22 33 (10.09%) T-SQL
23 32 (9.79%) Degree
24 30 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
24 30 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC

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 10 (3.06%) CMS
1 10 (3.06%) JBoss
2 9 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.14%) NetWeaver
3 7 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.53%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.92%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.92%) IIS
6 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.61%) Immediacy CMS
7 2 (0.61%) Kentico
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.61%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 11 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.98%) SaaS
3 11 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) SNMP
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.84%) Relational Database
3 33 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (7.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (6.73%) NoSQL
5 22 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.20%) RDBMS
8 14 (4.28%) Big Data
9 13 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.98%) MySQL
9 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database
10 10 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (2.45%) DB2
11 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (2.14%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.83%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.34%) gulp
3 23 (7.03%) Bower
4 21 (6.42%) Grunt
5 19 (5.81%) Maven
6 14 (4.28%) PVCS
7 13 (3.98%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.06%) Selenium
8 10 (3.06%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.45%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.14%) Ant
10 7 (2.14%) JUnit
10 7 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (1.83%) Android Studio
11 6 (1.83%) JIRA
12 5 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.53%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.53%) Genymotion
12 5 (1.53%) Subversion
13 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (23.55%) Finance
2 29 (8.87%) Banking
3 15 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.36%) Games
5 10 (3.06%) Marketing
5 10 (3.06%) Retail
6 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.83%) Automotive
8 4 (1.22%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) Electronics
9 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (34.25%) HTML
2 103 (31.50%) .NET
3 95 (29.05%) CSS
4 89 (27.22%) AngularJS
5 60 (18.35%) ASP.NET
6 42 (12.84%) HTML5
7 38 (11.62%) Spring
8 33 (10.09%) Ajax
9 30 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (9.17%) Ember.js
10 27 (8.26%) Backbone.js
11 23 (7.03%) Sass
12 22 (6.73%) jQuery
13 21 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (6.12%) Hibernate
15 18 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (5.50%) LESS
16 17 (5.20%) CSS3
17 15 (4.59%) J2EE
17 15 (4.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.17%) User Experience
2 24 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (1.22%) Derivative
6 4 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.92%) Clustering
7 3 (0.92%) FMCG
7 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.92%) Replication
8 2 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.61%) iPhone
8 2 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.34%) Unix
2 14 (4.28%) Linux
3 13 (3.98%) Android
4 10 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.45%) Windows
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (26.30%) MVC
3 51 (15.60%) OO
4 42 (12.84%) Scrum
5 41 (12.54%) Web Development
6 39 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.31%) Software Engineering
8 30 (9.17%) Mentoring
9 29 (8.87%) TDD
10 28 (8.56%) ETL
11 26 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
12 23 (7.03%) Unit Testing
13 22 (6.73%) Functional Testing
14 20 (6.12%) Mobile Development
14 20 (6.12%) Time Management
15 19 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (5.81%) Web Design
16 18 (5.50%) Front End Development
16 18 (5.50%) Web Accessibility
17 12 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 137 (41.90%) JavaScript
2 126 (38.53%) C#
3 116 (35.47%) Java
4 105 (32.11%) SQL
5 33 (10.09%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.12%) C++
6 20 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.81%) Python
8 13 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.67%) Ruby
10 10 (3.06%) PHP
11 8 (2.45%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.83%) Scala
13 5 (1.53%) VB
14 4 (1.22%) Clojure
14 4 (1.22%) GraphQL
14 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.92%) C
15 3 (0.92%) XAML
16 2 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (9.79%) Degree
2 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.61%) HND
4 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.61%) MiFID
2 2 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.22%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.23%) Oracle
3 14 (4.28%) Xamarin
4 10 (3.06%) SAP
5 9 (2.75%) IBM
6 7 (2.14%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.14%) Talend
7 4 (1.22%) Google
7 4 (1.22%) Intel
7 4 (1.22%) Sybase
8 3 (0.92%) Adobe
8 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.61%) Ektron
9 2 (0.61%) Perforce
9 2 (0.61%) Twitter
9 2 (0.61%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) Alterian
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) Sun
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Headstrong Inc.
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
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Search Consultancy
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £41000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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