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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 159 137 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.38% 4.44% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 4.68% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 95 109 58
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £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
3454 2925 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 94.75% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1920 2083
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 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -4 83 £45,000 - 16
Edinburgh +16 62 £39,500 -3.06% 8
Dundee +9 6 - -
Fife +7 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Stirling -22 2 £62,500 +56.25%
West Lothian - 2 £50,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (47.93%) Java
2 166 (43.01%) C#
3 153 (39.64%) .NET
4 138 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (35.49%) HTML
6 127 (32.90%) JavaScript
7 112 (29.02%) CSS
8 109 (28.24%) SQL
8 109 (28.24%) MVC
9 101 (26.17%) Finance
10 98 (25.39%) OO
11 91 (23.58%) ASP.NET
12 81 (20.98%) Spring
13 79 (20.47%) SQL Server
13 79 (20.47%) jQuery
14 72 (18.65%) Degree
15 71 (18.39%) Oracle
16 62 (16.06%) XML
17 61 (15.80%) Linux
18 60 (15.54%) C++
18 60 (15.54%) Mentoring
19 58 (15.03%) Microsoft
20 56 (14.51%) Web Services
21 51 (13.21%) Relational Database
21 51 (13.21%) Computer Science
22 50 (12.95%) TDD
23 49 (12.69%) J2EE
23 49 (12.69%) HTML5
24 45 (11.66%) Banking
24 45 (11.66%) Hibernate

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (5.70%) WebLogic
2 20 (5.18%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.40%) Apache
5 15 (3.89%) Alfresco
6 14 (3.63%) CMS
7 12 (3.11%) IIS
8 9 (2.33%) Drupal
9 8 (2.07%) Node.js
10 7 (1.81%) Mule
10 7 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.78%) SAS
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.78%) GemFire
14 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
15 1 (0.26%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 14 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) GPRS
3 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.48%) RDBMS
4 24 (6.22%) MySQL
5 22 (5.70%) Oracle Database
6 20 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.33%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.81%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.04%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.78%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.78%) KDB
12 3 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (6.74%) JUnit
2 23 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.18%) Selenium
4 16 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.63%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.63%) Subversion
6 11 (2.85%) Maven
7 9 (2.33%) Ant
8 8 (2.07%) Git (software)
8 8 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.78%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.78%) JIRA
9 3 (0.78%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.52%) Moq
10 2 (0.52%) Mockito
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.52%) NUnit
11 1 (0.26%) JMeter
11 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 101 (26.17%) Finance
2 45 (11.66%) Banking
3 32 (8.29%) Investment Banking
4 28 (7.25%) Games
5 24 (6.22%) Financial Institution
6 16 (4.15%) Front Office
7 15 (3.89%) Law
8 13 (3.37%) Legal
9 5 (1.30%) Retail
10 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.78%) Marketing
12 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (39.64%) .NET
2 137 (35.49%) HTML
3 112 (29.02%) CSS
4 91 (23.58%) ASP.NET
5 81 (20.98%) Spring
6 79 (20.47%) jQuery
7 62 (16.06%) XML
8 56 (14.51%) Web Services
9 49 (12.69%) J2EE
9 49 (12.69%) HTML5
10 45 (11.66%) Hibernate
11 38 (9.84%) .NET Framework
11 38 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (8.55%) JSON
13 31 (8.03%) Ajax
14 28 (7.25%) CSS3
15 25 (6.48%) WinForms
16 24 (6.22%) XSLT
16 24 (6.22%) WPF
16 24 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 43 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (9.84%) Mathematics
4 37 (9.59%) Physics
5 24 (6.22%) Open Source
6 23 (5.96%) Market Risk
6 23 (5.96%) Grid Computing
7 18 (4.66%) User Experience
8 14 (3.63%) Mobile Games
9 7 (1.81%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.55%) Social Gaming
10 6 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Equities
12 3 (0.78%) EPoS
12 3 (0.78%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.52%) Social Media
13 2 (0.52%) NHS
13 2 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.80%) Linux
2 32 (8.29%) UNIX
3 26 (6.74%) Windows
4 22 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.40%) Android
6 11 (2.85%) AIX
7 7 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.04%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (28.24%) MVC
3 98 (25.39%) OO
4 60 (15.54%) Mentoring
5 50 (12.95%) TDD
6 43 (11.14%) Web Development
7 42 (10.88%) Software Engineering
8 41 (10.62%) SOA
9 37 (9.59%) OOD
10 30 (7.77%) OOP
11 27 (6.99%) Unit Testing
11 27 (6.99%) Multithreading
11 27 (6.99%) Scrum
12 23 (5.96%) Investment Management
12 23 (5.96%) Risk Management
13 21 (5.44%) Document Management
14 19 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
14 19 (4.92%) BDD
15 17 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (4.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 185 (47.93%) Java
2 166 (43.01%) C#
3 127 (32.90%) JavaScript
4 109 (28.24%) SQL
5 60 (15.54%) C++
6 30 (7.77%) PL/SQL
7 28 (7.25%) PHP
8 18 (4.66%) Python
9 15 (3.89%) Perl
10 14 (3.63%) Ruby
11 12 (3.11%) VBScript
12 10 (2.59%) VB
13 9 (2.33%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.81%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.81%) XQuery
14 7 (1.81%) XPath
15 6 (1.55%) VB6
16 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (18.65%) Degree
2 14 (3.63%) PhD
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.26%) MCTS
4 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.26%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.18%) QA
2 7 (1.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 71 (18.39%) Oracle
2 58 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.18%) JBoss
4 8 (2.07%) Sybase
5 7 (1.81%) Twitter
6 3 (0.78%) VMware
6 3 (0.78%) Reuters
6 3 (0.78%) Informatica
6 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.78%) StreamBase
7 2 (0.52%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.52%) Zend
7 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.52%) Google
7 2 (0.52%) Actimize
7 2 (0.52%) Telerik
7 2 (0.52%) Alterian
8 1 (0.26%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.26%) ESRI
8 1 (0.26%) Sun
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