The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 193 133 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.34% 4.11% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 4.31% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 125 103 53
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +11 101 £45,000 - 12
Edinburgh +5 74 £41,500 - 8
Aberdeen +11 7 £45,000 +9.09%
Dundee +6 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Stirling -10 4 £46,000 +15.00%
Fife 0 3 £40,000 +3.22% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 199 (48.42%) Java
2 172 (41.85%) C#
3 161 (39.17%) .NET
4 153 (37.23%) JavaScript
5 149 (36.25%) HTML
6 126 (30.66%) CSS
7 110 (26.76%) MVC
8 98 (23.84%) SQL
8 98 (23.84%) OO
9 95 (23.11%) ASP.NET
10 89 (21.65%) Finance
10 89 (21.65%) Spring
11 83 (20.19%) SQL Server
12 82 (19.95%) jQuery
13 78 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (18.73%) Degree
15 65 (15.82%) Hibernate
15 65 (15.82%) C++
16 63 (15.33%) Web Services
17 61 (14.84%) Oracle
18 58 (14.11%) Microsoft
19 56 (13.63%) TDD
20 54 (13.14%) XML
20 54 (13.14%) Computer Science
21 53 (12.90%) JSON
21 53 (12.90%) SOA
22 49 (11.92%) Linux
23 48 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
24 47 (11.44%) Scrum
25 46 (11.19%) Banking

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 25 (6.08%) Alfresco
2 21 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.62%) Apache
4 16 (3.89%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.65%) IIS
5 15 (3.65%) CMS
6 11 (2.68%) Node.js
6 11 (2.68%) Drupal
7 9 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.97%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.73%) GemFire
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.73%) SAS
12 2 (0.49%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.49%) IaaS
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) HTTP
2 3 (0.73%) LDAP
3 2 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.46%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.54%) MySQL
4 27 (6.57%) Oracle Database
5 26 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (4.62%) RDBMS
7 18 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.22%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.73%) KDB
15 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 31 (7.54%) Selenium
3 23 (5.60%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.38%) Maven
5 16 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 15 (3.65%) JUnit
6 15 (3.65%) Subversion
7 14 (3.41%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.70%) JIRA
11 6 (1.46%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (1.22%) InstallShield
13 4 (0.97%) Ant
14 3 (0.73%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.73%) TestNG
14 3 (0.73%) CruiseControl
15 2 (0.49%) NUnit
15 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 89 (21.65%) Finance
2 46 (11.19%) Banking
3 33 (8.03%) Investment Banking
3 33 (8.03%) Games
4 22 (5.35%) Financial Institution
5 15 (3.65%) Law
5 15 (3.65%) Front Office
6 14 (3.41%) Legal
7 5 (1.22%) Marketing
7 5 (1.22%) Advertising
8 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (39.17%) .NET
2 149 (36.25%) HTML
3 126 (30.66%) CSS
4 95 (23.11%) ASP.NET
5 89 (21.65%) Spring
6 82 (19.95%) jQuery
7 65 (15.82%) Hibernate
8 63 (15.33%) Web Services
9 54 (13.14%) XML
10 53 (12.90%) JSON
11 48 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (10.71%) J2EE
13 42 (10.22%) HTML5
14 39 (9.49%) Ajax
15 38 (9.25%) RESTful
16 37 (9.00%) .NET Framework
17 32 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 28 (6.81%) Gherkin
19 27 (6.57%) XSLT
19 27 (6.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.95%) Open Source
3 43 (10.46%) Mathematics
4 41 (9.98%) Physics
5 22 (5.35%) Market Risk
5 22 (5.35%) Grid Computing
6 13 (3.16%) Mobile Games
7 7 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.46%) Social Gaming
9 5 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.73%) Equities
11 3 (0.73%) EPoS
12 2 (0.49%) GIS
12 2 (0.49%) Social Media
13 1 (0.24%) iPad
13 1 (0.24%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.92%) Linux
2 30 (7.30%) UNIX
2 30 (7.30%) Windows
3 15 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.41%) Android
5 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.22%) AIX
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) Debian
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.76%) MVC
2 98 (23.84%) OO
3 78 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (13.63%) TDD
5 53 (12.90%) SOA
6 47 (11.44%) Scrum
7 46 (11.19%) Software Engineering
8 43 (10.46%) Web Development
9 40 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (9.00%) OOP
11 35 (8.52%) Document Management
12 31 (7.54%) BDD
12 31 (7.54%) Unit Testing
13 30 (7.30%) Multithreading
14 28 (6.81%) OOD
15 23 (5.60%) Investment Management
16 22 (5.35%) Risk Management
17 17 (4.14%) Game Development
18 16 (3.89%) Waterfall
19 15 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (48.42%) Java
2 172 (41.85%) C#
3 153 (37.23%) JavaScript
4 98 (23.84%) SQL
5 65 (15.82%) C++
6 32 (7.79%) PHP
7 25 (6.08%) PL/SQL
8 21 (5.11%) Python
9 16 (3.89%) Ruby
10 14 (3.41%) Perl
11 12 (2.92%) VBScript
11 12 (2.92%) VB
11 12 (2.92%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.19%) Groovy
12 9 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.95%) VB6
14 6 (1.46%) XQuery
15 5 (1.22%) Scala
15 5 (1.22%) Jython
16 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (18.73%) Degree
2 17 (4.14%) PhD
3 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.73%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) MCTS
6 1 (0.24%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.24%) OCP
6 1 (0.24%) OCA
6 1 (0.24%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.92%) QA
2 7 (1.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.22%) Puppet
1 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 61 (14.84%) Oracle
2 58 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 42 (10.22%) JBoss
4 9 (2.19%) Sybase
5 8 (1.95%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.95%) VMware
6 7 (1.70%) Twitter
7 5 (1.22%) Reuters
8 4 (0.97%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.73%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.73%) Google
9 3 (0.73%) Informatica
10 2 (0.49%) SAP
10 2 (0.49%) Sun
10 2 (0.49%) HP
10 2 (0.49%) Telerik
10 2 (0.49%) Actimize
10 2 (0.49%) Omniture
10 2 (0.49%) Zend
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
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