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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 32 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 204 217 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.43% 5.38% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 5.66% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 115 148 102
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £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
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +16 117 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Edinburgh -17 65 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Stirling +3 10 £52,500 +20.68%
Aberdeen +27 9 £42,214 -0.67%
West Lothian +1 2 £47,500 - 4
Dundee -1 1 £37,500 -1.31%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 176 (51.46%) C#
2 160 (46.78%) .NET
3 157 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (43.27%) JavaScript
5 136 (39.77%) HTML
6 135 (39.47%) Java
7 123 (35.96%) MVC
8 122 (35.67%) SQL Server
9 105 (30.70%) CSS
10 103 (30.12%) ASP.NET
11 102 (29.82%) TDD
12 96 (28.07%) Oracle
13 92 (26.90%) Web Services
14 86 (25.15%) Finance
15 83 (24.27%) SQL
15 83 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (22.81%) Relational Database
17 71 (20.76%) Spring
18 69 (20.18%) jQuery
19 66 (19.30%) XML
20 65 (19.01%) Microsoft
21 62 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
22 56 (16.37%) Mentoring
23 52 (15.20%) .NET Framework
24 48 (14.04%) MS Excel
24 48 (14.04%) AngularJS
25 46 (13.45%) NHibernate
26 45 (13.16%) Scrum
26 45 (13.16%) OO
26 45 (13.16%) Visual Studio

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (9.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.77%) JBoss
3 23 (6.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (6.43%) Node.js
5 13 (3.80%) Drupal
5 13 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.22%) IIS
7 10 (2.92%) Apache
8 6 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.46%) CMS
10 3 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.88%) WordPress
11 2 (0.58%) SAS
11 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 48 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.80%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.88%) GIMP
3 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.34%) Internet
2 7 (2.05%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) RFID
3 1 (0.29%) NFC
3 1 (0.29%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (35.67%) SQL Server
2 78 (22.81%) Relational Database
3 41 (11.99%) Oracle Database
4 40 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (9.36%) RDBMS
6 30 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (8.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (6.73%) MongoDB
9 21 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (5.56%) MySQL
11 17 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (4.68%) NoSQL
12 16 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (3.80%) DataStage
14 11 (3.22%) RavenDB
14 11 (3.22%) Big Data
15 9 (2.63%) Hadoop
16 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (1.75%) Datomic
18 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 42 (12.28%) Maven
3 37 (10.82%) Eclipse
4 31 (9.06%) Git (software)
5 26 (7.60%) Selenium
6 23 (6.73%) Subversion
7 15 (4.39%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.80%) JUnit
9 10 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.92%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.63%) WatiN
10 9 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.63%) MSBuild
10 9 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.63%) GitLab
11 8 (2.34%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.34%) Ant
12 7 (2.05%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.75%) Appium
13 6 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 86 (25.15%) Finance
2 27 (7.89%) Banking
3 18 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.92%) Advertising
5 9 (2.63%) Games
5 9 (2.63%) Retail
6 6 (1.75%) Marketing
6 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 4 (1.17%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (46.78%) .NET
2 136 (39.77%) HTML
3 105 (30.70%) CSS
4 103 (30.12%) ASP.NET
5 92 (26.90%) Web Services
6 71 (20.76%) Spring
7 69 (20.18%) jQuery
8 66 (19.30%) XML
9 62 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (15.20%) .NET Framework
11 48 (14.04%) AngularJS
12 46 (13.45%) NHibernate
13 45 (13.16%) HTML5
14 41 (11.99%) Entity Framework
14 41 (11.99%) RESTful
15 40 (11.70%) Hibernate
16 38 (11.11%) XSD
17 33 (9.65%) JDBC
17 33 (9.65%) Spring.NET
17 33 (9.65%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.70%) User Experience
2 27 (7.89%) Open Source
3 23 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.75%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.17%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.17%) iPad
8 4 (1.17%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.17%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.17%) Physics
9 3 (0.88%) GIS
9 3 (0.88%) FMCG
10 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.58%) W3C
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.28%) Linux
2 23 (6.73%) Windows
3 21 (6.14%) UNIX
4 10 (2.92%) Android
5 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (35.96%) MVC
3 102 (29.82%) TDD
4 83 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (16.37%) Mentoring
6 45 (13.16%) Scrum
6 45 (13.16%) OO
7 41 (11.99%) Unit Testing
8 31 (9.06%) Dependency Injection
9 30 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 30 (8.77%) SOA
10 29 (8.48%) RUP
10 29 (8.48%) Unified Process
10 29 (8.48%) Use Case
11 27 (7.89%) UX Design
12 23 (6.73%) Web Development
12 23 (6.73%) ETL
13 20 (5.85%) OOP
14 19 (5.56%) People Management
15 18 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (51.46%) C#
2 148 (43.27%) JavaScript
3 135 (39.47%) Java
4 83 (24.27%) SQL
5 29 (8.48%) AspectJ
6 28 (8.19%) PL/SQL
7 23 (6.73%) PHP
7 23 (6.73%) C++
8 18 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.80%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.51%) VB
11 11 (3.22%) VB6
12 10 (2.92%) Ruby
13 9 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.63%) Python
14 8 (2.34%) XPath
15 6 (1.75%) Clojure
15 6 (1.75%) XQuery
16 5 (1.46%) Perl
17 3 (0.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 35 (10.23%) Degree
2 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.29%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) WCAG
Vendors
1 96 (28.07%) Oracle
2 65 (19.01%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.56%) Informatica
4 15 (4.39%) IBM
5 10 (2.92%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.88%) Hyland
6 3 (0.88%) Adobe
7 2 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.58%) Apple
7 2 (0.58%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.58%) SAP
7 2 (0.58%) Cognos
7 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) Telerik
8 1 (0.29%) Iron Speed
8 1 (0.29%) Sun
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