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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 30 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 191 209 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.47% 5.46% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 5.75% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 139 108
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +7 98 £43,250 -3.88% 5
Edinburgh -2 69 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Stirling -2 11 £50,000 +14.94%
Aberdeen +18 8 £45,000 +5.88%
West Lothian +5 6 £45,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 174 (50.14%) C#
2 160 (46.11%) .NET
3 158 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (42.94%) JavaScript
5 145 (41.79%) HTML
6 138 (39.77%) Java
7 131 (37.75%) MVC
8 125 (36.02%) SQL Server
9 103 (29.68%) CSS
10 102 (29.39%) ASP.NET
11 95 (27.38%) Oracle
12 87 (25.07%) SQL
12 87 (25.07%) Web Services
13 85 (24.50%) TDD
14 77 (22.19%) Spring
15 76 (21.90%) Finance
15 76 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (21.90%) Relational Database
16 75 (21.61%) XML
17 65 (18.73%) Microsoft
18 63 (18.16%) ASP.NET MVC
19 58 (16.71%) jQuery
20 55 (15.85%) Mentoring
21 54 (15.56%) .NET Framework
22 50 (14.41%) NHibernate
22 50 (14.41%) Maven
22 50 (14.41%) MS Excel
23 49 (14.12%) HTML5
24 47 (13.54%) AngularJS
24 47 (13.54%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (10.37%) JBoss
2 34 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (6.34%) Node.js
5 15 (4.32%) Drupal
6 11 (3.17%) IIS
7 9 (2.59%) Apache
8 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.44%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.44%) CMS
11 3 (0.86%) WordPress
11 3 (0.86%) SAS
12 2 (0.58%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.58%) Mule
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.29%) Liferay
13 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 50 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.03%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.86%) GitHub
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.29%) RFID
3 1 (0.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (36.02%) SQL Server
2 76 (21.90%) Relational Database
3 43 (12.39%) Oracle Database
4 42 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (9.51%) RDBMS
6 32 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (7.20%) MongoDB
9 24 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (6.92%) NoSQL
10 21 (6.05%) MySQL
11 16 (4.61%) Big Data
12 15 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (4.03%) RavenDB
14 11 (3.17%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (2.31%) DataStage
17 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (1.73%) Datomic
19 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 50 (14.41%) Maven
2 41 (11.82%) Eclipse
3 33 (9.51%) Visual Studio
4 28 (8.07%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.92%) Selenium
6 20 (5.76%) Subversion
7 13 (3.75%) Ant
8 11 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.88%) JUnit
9 10 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.59%) Flash Builder
10 9 (2.59%) WatiN
10 9 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.59%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.59%) MSBuild
10 9 (2.59%) GitLab
11 7 (2.02%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.44%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 76 (21.90%) Finance
2 21 (6.05%) Banking
3 10 (2.88%) Investment Banking
3 10 (2.88%) Advertising
4 9 (2.59%) Legal
5 7 (2.02%) Retail
6 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.44%) Games
8 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.86%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (46.11%) .NET
2 145 (41.79%) HTML
3 103 (29.68%) CSS
4 102 (29.39%) ASP.NET
5 87 (25.07%) Web Services
6 77 (22.19%) Spring
7 75 (21.61%) XML
8 63 (18.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (16.71%) jQuery
10 54 (15.56%) .NET Framework
11 50 (14.41%) NHibernate
12 49 (14.12%) HTML5
13 47 (13.54%) AngularJS
14 45 (12.97%) Hibernate
14 45 (12.97%) Entity Framework
14 45 (12.97%) RESTful
15 41 (11.82%) XSD
16 40 (11.53%) J2EE
17 35 (10.09%) Java EE
17 35 (10.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.53%) User Experience
2 30 (8.65%) Open Source
3 24 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.05%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.73%) Semantic Web
7 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.15%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.15%) Physics
9 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.86%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.86%) FMCG
9 3 (0.86%) iPad
9 3 (0.86%) GIS
10 2 (0.58%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.29%) iPhone
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.54%) Linux
2 33 (9.51%) UNIX
3 23 (6.63%) Windows
4 12 (3.46%) Android
5 8 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.86%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (37.75%) MVC
3 85 (24.50%) TDD
4 76 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (15.85%) Mentoring
6 47 (13.54%) OO
7 43 (12.39%) Unit Testing
8 39 (11.24%) Scrum
9 32 (9.22%) RUP
9 32 (9.22%) Use Case
9 32 (9.22%) Unified Process
10 30 (8.65%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.07%) UX Design
12 23 (6.63%) SOA
13 22 (6.34%) Web Development
13 22 (6.34%) People Management
14 21 (6.05%) ETL
15 19 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (5.19%) Content Management
16 18 (5.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (50.14%) C#
2 149 (42.94%) JavaScript
3 138 (39.77%) Java
4 87 (25.07%) SQL
5 32 (9.22%) AspectJ
6 27 (7.78%) PL/SQL
7 23 (6.63%) PHP
8 19 (5.48%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.48%) C++
9 13 (3.75%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.46%) VB
11 11 (3.17%) VB6
12 10 (2.88%) Ruby
12 10 (2.88%) Python
13 6 (1.73%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.73%) Clojure
14 5 (1.44%) XPath
15 4 (1.15%) XQuery
15 4 (1.15%) Perl
15 4 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (8.07%) Degree
2 20 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.58%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 95 (27.38%) Oracle
2 65 (18.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.19%) Informatica
4 10 (2.88%) TIBCO
5 9 (2.59%) IBM
6 3 (0.86%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.86%) Cognos
6 3 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (0.86%) Telerik
7 2 (0.58%) Hyland
7 2 (0.58%) Apple
7 2 (0.58%) Sun
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe
7 2 (0.58%) SAP
7 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase
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