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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 48 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 134 144 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.51% 4.64% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 4.85% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 104 149
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2837 2969 3231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.65% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 1905 2109
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,962 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -4 79 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Edinburgh 0 43 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East Lothian - 3 - -
Dundee -13 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeen +6 1 - -
Fife +1 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 129 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (48.59%) C#
3 111 (44.58%) .NET
4 98 (39.36%) JavaScript
5 97 (38.96%) SQL
6 85 (34.14%) Java
7 77 (30.92%) HTML
8 74 (29.72%) MVC
9 72 (28.92%) CSS
10 62 (24.90%) OO
11 61 (24.50%) SQL Server
12 60 (24.10%) ASP.NET
13 58 (23.29%) Microsoft
14 54 (21.69%) TDD
15 42 (16.87%) AngularJS
16 41 (16.47%) Mentoring
16 41 (16.47%) C++
17 38 (15.26%) Degree
17 38 (15.26%) Oracle
18 37 (14.86%) XML
19 36 (14.46%) Web Services
19 36 (14.46%) Spring
20 34 (13.65%) .NET Framework
20 34 (13.65%) MS Excel
21 33 (13.25%) Banking
22 31 (12.45%) Entity Framework
23 30 (12.05%) HTML5
23 30 (12.05%) Computer Science
24 29 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 29 (11.65%) Scrum

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (10.44%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.23%) Apache
4 11 (4.42%) JBoss
5 10 (4.02%) CMS
6 9 (3.61%) Node.js
7 8 (3.21%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.61%) Drupal
8 4 (1.61%) IIS
9 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.20%) SAS
9 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.80%) WordPress
11 1 (0.40%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.40%) Liferay
11 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.41%) Internet
2 4 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (10.04%) Relational Database
4 24 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (9.24%) NoSQL
6 20 (8.03%) MySQL
7 14 (5.62%) RDBMS
8 13 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (4.42%) QlikView
11 9 (3.61%) Big Data
12 8 (3.21%) MongoDB
12 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.81%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.41%) Power BI
15 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (2.01%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 25 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.43%) Subversion
2 21 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.62%) NUnit
4 13 (5.22%) JUnit
4 13 (5.22%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.82%) Maven
6 10 (4.02%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.81%) Ant
7 7 (2.81%) Selenium
8 6 (2.41%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.01%) Toad
10 4 (1.61%) Gradle
10 4 (1.61%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.61%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.61%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.20%) Mockito
11 3 (1.20%) Moq
11 3 (1.20%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (13.25%) Banking
2 27 (10.84%) Finance
3 13 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.61%) Games
5 6 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (2.01%) Law
6 5 (2.01%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (44.58%) .NET
2 77 (30.92%) HTML
3 72 (28.92%) CSS
4 60 (24.10%) ASP.NET
5 42 (16.87%) AngularJS
6 37 (14.86%) XML
7 36 (14.46%) Spring
7 36 (14.46%) Web Services
8 34 (13.65%) .NET Framework
9 31 (12.45%) Entity Framework
10 30 (12.05%) HTML5
11 27 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (10.04%) CSS3
13 23 (9.24%) jQuery
13 23 (9.24%) RESTful
14 19 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (7.63%) NHibernate
15 18 (7.23%) Hibernate
15 18 (7.23%) WPF
16 15 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.05%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.83%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.83%) User Experience
3 14 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.02%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.21%) Market Risk
6 8 (3.21%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.61%) Animation
7 4 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.61%) Mobile Games
7 4 (1.61%) Physics
8 3 (1.20%) Biotechnology
8 3 (1.20%) Derivative
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.40%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.03%) Windows
2 19 (7.63%) Linux
3 14 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.42%) Android
5 10 (4.02%) Unix
6 7 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.41%) Debian
8 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (29.72%) MVC
3 62 (24.90%) OO
4 54 (21.69%) TDD
5 41 (16.47%) Mentoring
6 29 (11.65%) Scrum
7 28 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.84%) CRM
10 21 (8.43%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.63%) Software Engineering
12 18 (7.23%) Mobile Development
13 17 (6.83%) Web Development
14 14 (5.62%) Case Management
14 14 (5.62%) Project Management
15 13 (5.22%) Dependency Injection
16 12 (4.82%) Multithreading
17 11 (4.42%) MVVM
17 11 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (4.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.59%) C#
2 98 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 97 (38.96%) SQL
4 85 (34.14%) Java
5 41 (16.47%) C++
6 23 (9.24%) PL/SQL
7 21 (8.43%) Python
8 17 (6.83%) PHP
9 14 (5.62%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.62%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.22%) Ruby
11 8 (3.21%) Perl
12 6 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.01%) XAML
14 4 (1.61%) Smalltalk
14 4 (1.61%) VBA
15 3 (1.20%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.26%) Degree
2 15 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.42%) MCSE
4 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 58 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.26%) Oracle
3 4 (1.61%) Zend
4 3 (1.20%) Apple
4 3 (1.20%) Charles River
4 3 (1.20%) Tableau
4 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.80%) Cognos
6 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.40%) Ektron
6 1 (0.40%) Facebook
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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