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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 37 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 146 109 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.79% 3.29% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 3.45% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 99 77 99
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,050 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
2406 3160 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.44% 95.41% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 2033 2242
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,125 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 73 £45,000 - 9
Edinburgh +47 61 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Renfrewshire - 5 £42,500 -
Stirling +3 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
West Lothian -2 1 £40,000 -15.78% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 147 (55.47%) JavaScript
2 137 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (49.43%) HTML
4 117 (44.15%) CSS
5 99 (37.36%) Java
6 89 (33.58%) C#
7 82 (30.94%) .NET
7 82 (30.94%) AngularJS
8 73 (27.55%) MVC
9 68 (25.66%) Finance
10 67 (25.28%) SQL
11 63 (23.77%) SQL Server
12 62 (23.40%) Scrum
13 54 (20.38%) ASP.NET
13 54 (20.38%) Spring
14 51 (19.25%) OO
15 48 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (17.36%) HTML5
17 44 (16.60%) Web Development
18 43 (16.23%) TDD
18 43 (16.23%) Oracle
19 42 (15.85%) Git (software)
20 41 (15.47%) jQuery
21 38 (14.34%) Degree
21 38 (14.34%) Sass
22 34 (12.83%) Backbone.js
23 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
24 31 (11.70%) Relational Database
24 31 (11.70%) gulp
25 30 (11.32%) User Experience

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 19 (7.17%) CMS
2 18 (6.79%) JBoss
3 14 (5.28%) Umbraco
4 10 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.02%) Alfresco
7 7 (2.64%) Immediacy CMS
7 7 (2.64%) Kentico
7 7 (2.64%) Sitefinity
8 6 (2.26%) IIS
8 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.89%) WordPress
10 4 (1.51%) GemFire
10 4 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.13%) Confluence
11 3 (1.13%) Drupal
11 3 (1.13%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.64%) SaaS
4 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.13%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.70%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.04%) MySQL
4 13 (4.91%) Big Data
4 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.53%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.53%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.26%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.51%) QlikView
11 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.13%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 42 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.70%) gulp
3 29 (10.94%) Grunt
4 28 (10.57%) Bower
5 22 (8.30%) Jenkins
5 22 (8.30%) Maven
6 12 (4.53%) JUnit
6 12 (4.53%) Selenium
7 11 (4.15%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.26%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.26%) JIRA
8 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.89%) Ant
10 4 (1.51%) Concordion
10 4 (1.51%) JBehave
10 4 (1.51%) Mockito
10 4 (1.51%) PVCS
10 4 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.13%) Toad
General
1 68 (25.66%) Finance
2 25 (9.43%) Banking
3 16 (6.04%) Marketing
4 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.77%) Retail
5 5 (1.89%) Electronics
5 5 (1.89%) Games
5 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (49.43%) HTML
2 117 (44.15%) CSS
3 82 (30.94%) .NET
3 82 (30.94%) AngularJS
4 54 (20.38%) ASP.NET
4 54 (20.38%) Spring
5 46 (17.36%) HTML5
6 41 (15.47%) jQuery
7 38 (14.34%) Sass
8 34 (12.83%) Backbone.js
9 30 (11.32%) Ajax
10 29 (10.94%) Ember.js
10 29 (10.94%) Hibernate
11 28 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (10.19%) LESS
12 27 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (9.81%) CSS3
14 21 (7.92%) Web Services
15 18 (6.79%) JSON
16 17 (6.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.32%) User Experience
2 24 (9.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.64%) FMCG
4 4 (1.51%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.51%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.51%) iPhone
5 3 (1.13%) Derivative
5 3 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (0.75%) Animation
6 2 (0.75%) Clustering
6 2 (0.75%) Digital TV
6 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.55%) Linux
2 17 (6.42%) Unix
3 9 (3.40%) Windows
4 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.51%) Android
6 3 (1.13%) AIX
6 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.13%) Solaris
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.55%) MVC
3 62 (23.40%) Scrum
4 51 (19.25%) OO
5 48 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (16.60%) Web Development
7 43 (16.23%) TDD
8 27 (10.19%) Infrastructure Management
8 27 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (9.81%) Mentoring
9 26 (9.81%) Time Management
10 23 (8.68%) Functional Testing
10 23 (8.68%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.68%) Web Design
11 22 (8.30%) Unit Testing
12 21 (7.92%) Web Accessibility
13 20 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.55%) Mobile Development
14 18 (6.79%) BDD
14 18 (6.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (55.47%) JavaScript
2 99 (37.36%) Java
3 89 (33.58%) C#
4 67 (25.28%) SQL
5 16 (6.04%) C++
6 15 (5.66%) PHP
7 14 (5.28%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.28%) Python
8 12 (4.53%) Ruby
8 12 (4.53%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.40%) VBA
10 8 (3.02%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.51%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.13%) Perl
13 3 (1.13%) Scala
14 2 (0.75%) ES6
14 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (14.34%) Degree
2 4 (1.51%) MCSE
2 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Ansible
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (16.23%) Oracle
2 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.28%) SAP
4 9 (3.40%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.64%) Ektron
5 7 (2.64%) Sybase
6 6 (2.26%) Cognos
6 6 (2.26%) IBM
6 6 (2.26%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Sun
7 2 (0.75%) Zend
8 1 (0.38%) Alterian
8 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.38%) Charles River
8 1 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.38%) Talend
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: From £37,500 to £42,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £50K + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago