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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 168 233 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.34% 6.14% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 6.47% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 111 147 105
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
2931 3601 3083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.23% 94.94% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1882 2379 1977
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -9 73 £44,250 -1.66% 7
Edinburgh +1 72 £44,750 +5.29% 8
Stirling -6 9 £32,500 -25.28% 2
West Lothian +2 6 £45,000 -
Aberdeen +22 5 £47,500 +5.55%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 - -
Dundee -8 1 £39,500 +1.28%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 171 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (46.20%) C#
3 156 (43.94%) .NET
4 154 (43.38%) JavaScript
5 153 (43.10%) HTML
6 147 (41.41%) Java
7 134 (37.75%) MVC
8 118 (33.24%) SQL Server
9 106 (29.86%) CSS
10 94 (26.48%) Oracle
10 94 (26.48%) ASP.NET
11 91 (25.63%) SQL
12 86 (24.23%) TDD
13 84 (23.66%) Spring
13 84 (23.66%) Web Services
14 83 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (22.82%) Relational Database
16 80 (22.54%) XML
17 68 (19.15%) Finance
18 64 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 61 (17.18%) OO
20 60 (16.90%) Microsoft
21 58 (16.34%) Maven
22 57 (16.06%) jQuery
22 57 (16.06%) Mentoring
23 56 (15.77%) Linux
24 53 (14.93%) Hibernate
25 52 (14.65%) Unit Testing
26 51 (14.37%) HTML5
27 50 (14.08%) AngularJS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (11.83%) JBoss
2 40 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (7.04%) Node.js
5 15 (4.23%) Apache
6 14 (3.94%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.10%) Drupal
8 10 (2.82%) IIS
9 8 (2.25%) CMS
10 5 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.41%) Mule
10 5 (1.41%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.13%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.13%) SAS
11 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.85%) WordPress
13 1 (0.28%) Liferay
13 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.51%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) GitHub
3 2 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) RFID
3 1 (0.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (33.24%) SQL Server
2 81 (22.82%) Relational Database
3 45 (12.68%) Oracle Database
4 43 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (10.14%) RDBMS
6 34 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (8.45%) MySQL
8 29 (8.17%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (8.17%) NoSQL
9 27 (7.61%) MongoDB
10 26 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (6.20%) Big Data
12 16 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (3.94%) RavenDB
14 13 (3.66%) Hadoop
15 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (2.25%) DataStage
16 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
17 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (16.34%) Maven
2 44 (12.39%) Eclipse
3 32 (9.01%) Git (software)
4 27 (7.61%) Visual Studio
5 23 (6.48%) Subversion
5 23 (6.48%) Selenium
6 19 (5.35%) Ant
7 12 (3.38%) JUnit
7 12 (3.38%) Flash Builder
8 10 (2.82%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.54%) MSBuild
9 9 (2.54%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.54%) GitLab
9 9 (2.54%) WatiN
10 7 (1.97%) Mockito
11 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.41%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.41%) gulp
General
1 68 (19.15%) Finance
2 18 (5.07%) Banking
3 12 (3.38%) Legal
4 9 (2.54%) Advertising
5 7 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.41%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Retail
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (43.94%) .NET
2 153 (43.10%) HTML
3 106 (29.86%) CSS
4 94 (26.48%) ASP.NET
5 84 (23.66%) Web Services
5 84 (23.66%) Spring
6 80 (22.54%) XML
7 64 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (16.06%) jQuery
9 53 (14.93%) Hibernate
10 51 (14.37%) HTML5
11 50 (14.08%) .NET Framework
11 50 (14.08%) AngularJS
12 49 (13.80%) NHibernate
13 48 (13.52%) RESTful
14 46 (12.96%) J2EE
15 45 (12.68%) Entity Framework
16 43 (12.11%) XSD
17 37 (10.42%) JPA
17 37 (10.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.86%) User Experience
2 23 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.85%) iPad
5 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
5 3 (0.85%) GIS
5 3 (0.85%) Grid Computing
5 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.85%) Physics
6 2 (0.56%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.56%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.28%) FMCG
7 1 (0.28%) iPhone
7 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.77%) Linux
2 36 (10.14%) UNIX
3 23 (6.48%) Windows
4 9 (2.54%) Android
4 9 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (37.75%) MVC
3 86 (24.23%) TDD
4 83 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (17.18%) OO
6 57 (16.06%) Mentoring
7 52 (14.65%) Unit Testing
8 44 (12.39%) SDLC
9 43 (12.11%) Scrum
10 39 (10.99%) Software Engineering
11 34 (9.58%) Unified Process
11 34 (9.58%) RUP
11 34 (9.58%) Use Case
11 34 (9.58%) Open Source
12 27 (7.61%) UX Design
12 27 (7.61%) Web Development
13 25 (7.04%) People Management
14 23 (6.48%) Content Management
15 22 (6.20%) ETL
16 20 (5.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (46.20%) C#
2 154 (43.38%) JavaScript
3 147 (41.41%) Java
4 91 (25.63%) SQL
5 34 (9.58%) AspectJ
6 27 (7.61%) PHP
7 26 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 19 (5.35%) T-SQL
9 18 (5.07%) C++
10 13 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.38%) VB
12 11 (3.10%) Python
12 11 (3.10%) VB6
13 9 (2.54%) Perl
14 8 (2.25%) Ruby
15 4 (1.13%) Scala
15 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.56%) Delphi
16 2 (0.56%) C
16 2 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (8.17%) Degree
2 15 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) MOM
2 2 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 94 (26.48%) Oracle
2 60 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.07%) Informatica
4 10 (2.82%) TIBCO
5 6 (1.69%) IBM
6 4 (1.13%) Hyland
6 4 (1.13%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.85%) Telerik
7 3 (0.85%) Cognos
7 3 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
8 2 (0.56%) Sybase
8 2 (0.56%) Sun
9 1 (0.28%) Apple
9 1 (0.28%) Zend
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
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