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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 62 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 105 144 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.69% 4.51% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 4.74% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59 102 134
Median salary £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,375 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
2737 3041 3516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.10% 95.30% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1954 2317
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Edinburgh +5 52 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Glasgow -19 44 £45,000 - 10
Dundee +13 3 £41,000 -
Aberdeen 0 2 £47,500 - 1
West Lothian +8 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 123 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (50.21%) JavaScript
3 111 (46.44%) HTML
4 106 (44.35%) CSS
5 74 (30.96%) C#
5 74 (30.96%) .NET
6 73 (30.54%) Java
7 72 (30.13%) SQL
8 67 (28.03%) MVC
9 65 (27.20%) SQL Server
10 61 (25.52%) Finance
11 56 (23.43%) AngularJS
12 52 (21.76%) Scrum
13 51 (21.34%) OO
14 46 (19.25%) Spring
15 45 (18.83%) TDD
16 44 (18.41%) jQuery
17 43 (17.99%) ASP.NET
17 43 (17.99%) Oracle
18 41 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (17.15%) Web Development
19 40 (16.74%) HTML5
20 37 (15.48%) Degree
21 35 (14.64%) Sass
22 33 (13.81%) Computer Science
23 32 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (13.39%) Banking
23 32 (13.39%) Microsoft
24 31 (12.97%) Git (software)
25 30 (12.55%) CSS3

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 27 (11.30%) CMS
2 24 (10.04%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.69%) JBoss
4 15 (6.28%) Umbraco
5 12 (5.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (4.60%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.35%) GemFire
7 8 (3.35%) IIS
7 8 (3.35%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (3.35%) WordPress
8 7 (2.93%) Drupal
8 7 (2.93%) Immediacy CMS
8 7 (2.93%) Kentico
8 7 (2.93%) Sitefinity
9 6 (2.51%) Alfresco
10 5 (2.09%) Apache
11 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.84%) SAS
13 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 27 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (27.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.46%) Relational Database
2 25 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.28%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (5.86%) MySQL
6 12 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.60%) BusinessObjects XI
7 11 (4.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.93%) Big Data
9 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.93%) QlikView
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.21%) Grunt
3 21 (8.79%) gulp
4 17 (7.11%) Jenkins
5 16 (6.69%) Bower
6 15 (6.28%) JUnit
7 12 (5.02%) Maven
8 11 (4.60%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.18%) Selenium
10 8 (3.35%) Concordion
10 8 (3.35%) JBehave
10 8 (3.35%) Mockito
11 7 (2.93%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.67%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.67%) Firebug
12 4 (1.67%) JIRA
12 4 (1.67%) JSUnit
13 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.26%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.26%) Subversion
General
1 61 (25.52%) Finance
2 32 (13.39%) Banking
3 13 (5.44%) Marketing
4 6 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Games
5 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Private Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (46.44%) HTML
2 106 (44.35%) CSS
3 74 (30.96%) .NET
4 56 (23.43%) AngularJS
5 46 (19.25%) Spring
6 44 (18.41%) jQuery
7 43 (17.99%) ASP.NET
8 40 (16.74%) HTML5
9 35 (14.64%) Sass
10 30 (12.55%) CSS3
11 26 (10.88%) Backbone.js
12 24 (10.04%) Hibernate
13 22 (9.21%) JSON
14 20 (8.37%) Ajax
14 20 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (8.37%) LESS
14 20 (8.37%) Web Services
15 18 (7.53%) .NET Framework
15 18 (7.53%) Ember.js
15 18 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.53%) User Experience
3 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.93%) FMCG
4 7 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.26%) iPhone
7 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) Derivative
7 2 (0.84%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.42%) Equities
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) Online Games
8 1 (0.42%) Physics
8 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.53%) Linux
2 10 (4.18%) Unix
2 10 (4.18%) Windows
3 5 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.26%) AIX
4 3 (1.26%) Android
4 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (28.03%) MVC
3 52 (21.76%) Scrum
4 51 (21.34%) OO
5 45 (18.83%) TDD
6 41 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (17.15%) Web Development
7 32 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (10.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (10.04%) SDLC
9 24 (10.04%) Unit Testing
10 19 (7.95%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.53%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.53%) Time Management
12 17 (7.11%) Asset Management
12 17 (7.11%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (6.28%) BDD
14 14 (5.86%) Functional Testing
14 14 (5.86%) Web Design
15 13 (5.44%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 120 (50.21%) JavaScript
2 74 (30.96%) C#
3 73 (30.54%) Java
4 72 (30.13%) SQL
5 24 (10.04%) PHP
6 14 (5.86%) VBA
7 12 (5.02%) C++
8 11 (4.60%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.60%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.18%) Python
10 9 (3.77%) Ruby
11 3 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.84%) Perl
12 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.84%) VC++
13 1 (0.42%) AWK
13 1 (0.42%) Korn
13 1 (0.42%) VBScript
13 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (15.48%) Degree
2 16 (6.69%) MCSE
2 16 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Ansible
1 3 (1.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (17.99%) Oracle
2 32 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.44%) SAP
4 12 (5.02%) Cognos
4 12 (5.02%) Sitecore
5 11 (4.60%) Sybase
6 7 (2.93%) Ektron
7 4 (1.67%) Zend
8 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.42%) Alterian
9 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.42%) Charles River
9 1 (0.42%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) Sun
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