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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 40 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 155 154 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.64% 4.86% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 5.12% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89 109 72
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £47,500
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
3198 3007 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.69% 94.89% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 1923 2091
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 22 October 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 -13 77 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Edinburgh +15 62 £39,500 -4.81% 6
Aberdeen +13 5 £46,250 -2.63% 6
Stirling -20 4 £62,500 +32.97%
Renfrewshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
West Lothian +3 2 £50,000 -4.76%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 175 (47.30%) Java
2 155 (41.89%) C#
3 144 (38.92%) .NET
4 141 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (34.86%) HTML
6 125 (33.78%) JavaScript
7 114 (30.81%) SQL
8 113 (30.54%) Finance
9 108 (29.19%) CSS
10 94 (25.41%) ASP.NET
11 89 (24.05%) OO
11 89 (24.05%) MVC
12 84 (22.70%) SQL Server
13 77 (20.81%) Oracle
14 76 (20.54%) Spring
14 76 (20.54%) jQuery
15 70 (18.92%) Degree
16 68 (18.38%) Linux
17 60 (16.22%) Microsoft
18 59 (15.95%) Mentoring
19 57 (15.41%) HTML5
20 56 (15.14%) Web Services
20 56 (15.14%) XML
21 54 (14.59%) TDD
21 54 (14.59%) Banking
21 54 (14.59%) Relational Database
22 51 (13.78%) C++
23 49 (13.24%) Computer Science
24 43 (11.62%) J2EE
24 43 (11.62%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (8.38%) Tomcat
2 24 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.68%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.05%) CMS
4 15 (4.05%) JBoss
5 12 (3.24%) Alfresco
5 12 (3.24%) Apache
6 10 (2.70%) Node.js
7 9 (2.43%) IIS
7 9 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.43%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.89%) Mule
9 6 (1.62%) Drupal
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.81%) GemFire
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.54%) SAS
13 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 21 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.08%) MS Office
4 2 (0.54%) GIMP
4 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) Internet
2 5 (1.35%) Intranet
3 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.59%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.65%) RDBMS
4 20 (5.41%) MySQL
4 20 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.08%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.08%) MS Access
13 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.81%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.81%) KDB
Development Applications
1 28 (7.57%) JUnit
2 20 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.14%) Selenium
4 17 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.05%) Subversion
6 13 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.24%) Maven
8 9 (2.43%) Ant
9 8 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.62%) JIRA
11 5 (1.35%) Appium
12 4 (1.08%) Moq
12 4 (1.08%) NUnit
13 3 (0.81%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.81%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.54%) QUnit
14 2 (0.54%) Mockito
General
1 113 (30.54%) Finance
2 54 (14.59%) Banking
3 38 (10.27%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.76%) Games
5 21 (5.68%) Financial Institution
6 16 (4.32%) Front Office
7 10 (2.70%) Law
7 10 (2.70%) Legal
7 10 (2.70%) Retail
8 5 (1.35%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (38.92%) .NET
2 129 (34.86%) HTML
3 108 (29.19%) CSS
4 94 (25.41%) ASP.NET
5 76 (20.54%) Spring
5 76 (20.54%) jQuery
6 57 (15.41%) HTML5
7 56 (15.14%) Web Services
7 56 (15.14%) XML
8 43 (11.62%) J2EE
9 42 (11.35%) Hibernate
10 38 (10.27%) .NET Framework
11 35 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (9.46%) CSS3
12 25 (6.76%) JSON
12 25 (6.76%) REST
13 23 (6.22%) WCF
14 22 (5.95%) Ajax
14 22 (5.95%) WPF
15 19 (5.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.38%) Physics
4 30 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 22 (5.95%) User Experience
6 19 (5.14%) Open Source
6 19 (5.14%) Market Risk
6 19 (5.14%) Grid Computing
7 12 (3.24%) Mobile Games
8 7 (1.89%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.62%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.62%) Social Gaming
9 6 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.08%) Equities
12 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.81%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.38%) Linux
2 35 (9.46%) UNIX
3 24 (6.49%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.68%) Windows
5 17 (4.59%) Android
6 14 (3.78%) AIX
7 7 (1.89%) Debian
7 7 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (24.05%) OO
2 89 (24.05%) MVC
3 59 (15.95%) Mentoring
4 54 (14.59%) TDD
5 43 (11.62%) Software Engineering
6 39 (10.54%) OOD
7 34 (9.19%) Web Development
8 31 (8.38%) Unit Testing
9 30 (8.11%) SOA
10 29 (7.84%) Scrum
11 25 (6.76%) Dependency Injection
12 23 (6.22%) BDD
13 21 (5.68%) Multithreading
14 19 (5.14%) Investment Management
14 19 (5.14%) Risk Management
15 18 (4.86%) Document Management
15 18 (4.86%) OOP
16 15 (4.05%) Automated Testing
16 15 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 175 (47.30%) Java
2 155 (41.89%) C#
3 125 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 114 (30.81%) SQL
5 51 (13.78%) C++
6 29 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.14%) PHP
8 18 (4.86%) Perl
8 18 (4.86%) Python
9 12 (3.24%) Ruby
10 10 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.43%) VBScript
11 9 (2.43%) VBA
11 9 (2.43%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.43%) XPath
12 7 (1.89%) VB
13 6 (1.62%) XQuery
13 6 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 70 (18.92%) Degree
2 11 (2.97%) PhD
3 4 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (0.27%) MCAD
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.30%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Puppet
1 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (20.81%) Oracle
2 60 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.97%) Sybase
4 7 (1.89%) Twitter
5 5 (1.35%) Alterian
6 3 (0.81%) SAP
6 3 (0.81%) Informatica
6 3 (0.81%) IBM
6 3 (0.81%) Google
6 3 (0.81%) StreamBase
7 2 (0.54%) Zend
7 2 (0.54%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.54%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.54%) Actimize
7 2 (0.54%) Telerik
7 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.27%) Cognos
8 1 (0.27%) ESRI
8 1 (0.27%) Sun
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