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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 49 40 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 152 154 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.57% 4.89% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 5.15% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 110 72
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £49,500
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
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
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 24 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 24 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 73 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Edinburgh +5 62 £40,000 -4.19% 9
Aberdeen +10 5 £46,250 -2.63% 5
Renfrewshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Stirling -18 4 £62,500 +32.97%
West Lothian +2 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 24 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 (47.04%) Java
2 157 (42.20%) C#
3 146 (39.25%) .NET
4 143 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (34.68%) HTML
6 125 (33.60%) JavaScript
7 115 (30.91%) SQL
8 112 (30.11%) Finance
9 108 (29.03%) CSS
10 96 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 90 (24.19%) OO
11 90 (24.19%) MVC
12 85 (22.85%) SQL Server
13 77 (20.70%) Oracle
13 77 (20.70%) Spring
13 77 (20.70%) jQuery
14 71 (19.09%) Degree
15 69 (18.55%) Linux
16 61 (16.40%) Microsoft
17 59 (15.86%) Mentoring
18 57 (15.32%) HTML5
19 56 (15.05%) Web Services
19 56 (15.05%) XML
20 55 (14.78%) TDD
21 54 (14.52%) Relational Database
22 53 (14.25%) Banking
23 50 (13.44%) C++
24 49 (13.17%) Computer Science
25 44 (11.83%) Software Engineering
26 43 (11.56%) Hibernate

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 25 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.65%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.03%) JBoss
4 15 (4.03%) CMS
5 12 (3.23%) Apache
5 12 (3.23%) Alfresco
6 10 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.69%) Node.js
7 9 (2.42%) IIS
7 9 (2.42%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.88%) Mule
9 6 (1.61%) Drupal
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.81%) GemFire
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 22 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.34%) 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 (1.88%) Intranet
1 7 (1.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 20 (5.38%) MySQL
4 20 (5.38%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.96%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.08%) MS Access
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.08%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.81%) KDB
13 3 (0.81%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (7.53%) JUnit
2 21 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.11%) Selenium
4 17 (4.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.03%) Subversion
6 13 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.23%) Maven
8 9 (2.42%) Ant
9 8 (2.15%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.61%) JIRA
10 6 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.34%) Appium
12 4 (1.08%) Moq
12 4 (1.08%) NUnit
13 3 (0.81%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.81%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.54%) Grunt
14 2 (0.54%) PhantomJS
14 2 (0.54%) NCrunch
14 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 112 (30.11%) Finance
2 53 (14.25%) Banking
3 37 (9.95%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.72%) Games
5 20 (5.38%) Financial Institution
6 16 (4.30%) Front Office
7 10 (2.69%) Law
7 10 (2.69%) Legal
7 10 (2.69%) Retail
8 6 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
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
1 146 (39.25%) .NET
2 129 (34.68%) HTML
3 108 (29.03%) CSS
4 96 (25.81%) ASP.NET
5 77 (20.70%) Spring
5 77 (20.70%) jQuery
6 57 (15.32%) HTML5
7 56 (15.05%) Web Services
7 56 (15.05%) XML
8 43 (11.56%) J2EE
8 43 (11.56%) Hibernate
9 38 (10.22%) .NET Framework
10 36 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (9.41%) CSS3
12 25 (6.72%) REST
12 25 (6.72%) JSON
13 23 (6.18%) WCF
14 22 (5.91%) WPF
14 22 (5.91%) Ajax
15 19 (5.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 39 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.06%) Physics
4 29 (7.80%) Mathematics
5 22 (5.91%) User Experience
6 19 (5.11%) Open Source
7 18 (4.84%) Market Risk
7 18 (4.84%) Grid Computing
8 12 (3.23%) Mobile Games
9 7 (1.88%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.88%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.61%) Social Gaming
11 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.08%) Equities
12 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.81%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.55%) Linux
2 35 (9.41%) UNIX
3 24 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.91%) Windows
5 17 (4.57%) Android
6 14 (3.76%) AIX
7 7 (1.88%) Debian
7 7 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.19%) MVC
2 90 (24.19%) OO
3 59 (15.86%) Mentoring
4 55 (14.78%) TDD
5 44 (11.83%) Software Engineering
6 39 (10.48%) OOD
7 34 (9.14%) Web Development
8 31 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 30 (8.06%) SOA
9 30 (8.06%) Scrum
10 26 (6.99%) Dependency Injection
11 23 (6.18%) BDD
12 21 (5.65%) Multithreading
13 19 (5.11%) OOP
14 18 (4.84%) Risk Management
14 18 (4.84%) Document Management
14 18 (4.84%) Investment Management
15 16 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (47.04%) Java
2 157 (42.20%) C#
3 125 (33.60%) JavaScript
4 115 (30.91%) SQL
5 50 (13.44%) C++
6 29 (7.80%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.11%) PHP
8 18 (4.84%) Python
8 18 (4.84%) Perl
9 12 (3.23%) Ruby
10 10 (2.69%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.42%) VBScript
11 9 (2.42%) VBA
11 9 (2.42%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.42%) XPath
12 7 (1.88%) VB
13 6 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.61%) XQuery
14 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 71 (19.09%) Degree
2 11 (2.96%) PhD
3 5 (1.34%) 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 (7.26%) QA
2 7 (1.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) Puppet
1 6 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (20.70%) Oracle
2 61 (16.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.96%) Sybase
4 7 (1.88%) Twitter
5 5 (1.34%) Alterian
6 3 (0.81%) StreamBase
6 3 (0.81%) IBM
6 3 (0.81%) SAP
6 3 (0.81%) Informatica
6 3 (0.81%) Google
7 2 (0.54%) Zend
7 2 (0.54%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.54%) Telerik
7 2 (0.54%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.54%) Actimize
8 1 (0.27%) Talend
8 1 (0.27%) ESRI
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Multiple benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Paisley
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £35 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago