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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 39 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 157 213 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.18% 6.24% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 6.51% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 109 144 79
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £50,000
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
2851 3273 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.93% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2135 1712
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +3 87 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Edinburgh -20 51 £45,000 - 13
Aberdeen +16 12 £42,500 -
Stirling -6 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Dundee +1 1 £37,500 -2.59%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 158 (49.84%) C#
2 146 (46.06%) .NET
3 132 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (40.38%) Java
5 125 (39.43%) JavaScript
6 109 (34.38%) HTML
7 108 (34.07%) SQL Server
8 105 (33.12%) Finance
9 103 (32.49%) ASP.NET
10 96 (30.28%) CSS
11 93 (29.34%) MVC
12 91 (28.71%) TDD
13 90 (28.39%) SQL
14 81 (25.55%) Oracle
15 75 (23.66%) Web Services
16 74 (23.34%) Relational Database
17 64 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (19.87%) jQuery
19 61 (19.24%) Spring
20 54 (17.03%) Linux
20 54 (17.03%) Microsoft
21 52 (16.40%) XML
22 49 (15.46%) OO
22 49 (15.46%) Degree
22 49 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
22 49 (15.46%) Mentoring
23 45 (14.20%) .NET Framework
24 43 (13.56%) HTML5
25 41 (12.93%) Scrum
26 40 (12.62%) MS Excel

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (8.20%) SharePoint
1 26 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 17 (5.36%) JBoss
3 16 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (4.42%) Drupal
5 13 (4.10%) Node.js
6 11 (3.47%) Apache
7 9 (2.84%) IIS
8 7 (2.21%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.58%) CMS
11 3 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.95%) WordPress
12 2 (0.63%) SAS
12 2 (0.63%) Mule
13 1 (0.32%) Liferay
13 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) InfoPath
2 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.26%) GIMP
4 3 (0.95%) MS Project
4 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.15%) Intranet
2 8 (2.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 74 (23.34%) Relational Database
3 35 (11.04%) RDBMS
4 27 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 24 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (6.31%) MySQL
8 19 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (3.79%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.47%) DataStage
12 10 (3.15%) NoSQL
13 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.52%) RavenDB
14 6 (1.89%) Datomic
15 5 (1.58%) Big Data
15 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 28 (8.83%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.57%) Maven
4 22 (6.94%) Eclipse
5 19 (5.99%) JUnit
5 19 (5.99%) Subversion
6 17 (5.36%) Selenium
7 11 (3.47%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.84%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.52%) Appium
10 7 (2.21%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.89%) Ant
12 5 (1.58%) NCrunch
12 5 (1.58%) Mockito
12 5 (1.58%) JIRA
13 4 (1.26%) QUnit
13 4 (1.26%) PhantomJS
13 4 (1.26%) Grunt
General
1 105 (33.12%) Finance
2 40 (12.62%) Banking
3 27 (8.52%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.73%) Retail
5 10 (3.15%) Games
6 7 (2.21%) Advertising
7 6 (1.89%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.58%) Marketing
9 4 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.26%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (46.06%) .NET
2 109 (34.38%) HTML
3 103 (32.49%) ASP.NET
4 96 (30.28%) CSS
5 75 (23.66%) Web Services
6 63 (19.87%) jQuery
7 61 (19.24%) Spring
8 52 (16.40%) XML
9 49 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (14.20%) .NET Framework
11 43 (13.56%) HTML5
12 33 (10.41%) WCF
13 29 (9.15%) Hibernate
13 29 (9.15%) REST
13 29 (9.15%) AngularJS
14 27 (8.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (7.57%) RESTful
15 24 (7.57%) NHibernate
16 23 (7.26%) WinForms
17 22 (6.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.15%) User Experience
3 24 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.79%) Open Source
5 10 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.89%) Physics
6 6 (1.89%) Semantic Web
6 6 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.89%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.58%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.58%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.58%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) FMCG
9 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.95%) GIS
10 2 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.03%) Linux
2 24 (7.57%) Windows
3 19 (5.99%) UNIX
4 8 (2.52%) Android
5 6 (1.89%) AIX
6 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.26%) Debian
7 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.34%) MVC
3 91 (28.71%) TDD
4 64 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (15.46%) OO
5 49 (15.46%) Mentoring
6 41 (12.93%) Scrum
7 36 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
8 31 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 30 (9.46%) Software Engineering
10 27 (8.52%) SOA
11 21 (6.62%) OOD
12 18 (5.68%) OOP
13 17 (5.36%) Web Development
14 15 (4.73%) UX Design
14 15 (4.73%) Use Case
14 15 (4.73%) Coaching
14 15 (4.73%) AOP
14 15 (4.73%) Unified Process
14 15 (4.73%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 158 (49.84%) C#
2 128 (40.38%) Java
3 125 (39.43%) JavaScript
4 90 (28.39%) SQL
5 24 (7.57%) C++
6 21 (6.62%) PHP
7 20 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 15 (4.73%) AspectJ
9 12 (3.79%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.15%) XPath
11 9 (2.84%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.84%) Ruby
11 9 (2.84%) VB
11 9 (2.84%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.84%) VBA
12 8 (2.52%) XQuery
12 8 (2.52%) Python
12 8 (2.52%) VB6
13 7 (2.21%) Clojure
14 5 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.46%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.52%) VCP4
4 5 (1.58%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.62%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (25.55%) Oracle
2 54 (17.03%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.10%) IBM
4 7 (2.21%) Informatica
5 4 (1.26%) Sybase
5 4 (1.26%) SAP
5 4 (1.26%) Alterian
6 3 (0.95%) Adobe
6 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.63%) Cognos
7 2 (0.63%) Hyland
7 2 (0.63%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.32%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.32%) Talend
8 1 (0.32%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.32%) Iron Speed
8 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.32%) Google
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: £40k to £exceptional DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago