The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 30 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 159 127 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.68% 4.12% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 4.32% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 71 94
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%
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
2279 2939 3095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.76% 95.45% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1904 2033
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +18 93 £50,000 +12.35% 7
Edinburgh +23 53 £46,250 - 11
Renfrewshire - 8 £42,500 -
Dundee -1 2 £40,000 -20.00%
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 147 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 143 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (40.54%) C#
3 120 (40.54%) HTML
4 105 (35.47%) CSS
5 104 (35.14%) .NET
6 98 (33.11%) Java
7 90 (30.41%) AngularJS
8 87 (29.39%) SQL Server
9 86 (29.05%) MVC
10 80 (27.03%) SQL
11 68 (22.97%) ASP.NET
12 65 (21.96%) Finance
13 51 (17.23%) Microsoft
14 50 (16.89%) Scrum
15 47 (15.88%) OO
16 46 (15.54%) Web Development
17 44 (14.86%) Oracle
17 44 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (13.51%) Git (software)
18 40 (13.51%) HTML5
19 38 (12.84%) TDD
20 37 (12.50%) Ajax
21 36 (12.16%) Degree
22 34 (11.49%) Backbone.js
22 34 (11.49%) Relational Database
23 33 (11.15%) Ember.js
23 33 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
23 33 (11.15%) Spring
24 32 (10.81%) User Experience

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.39%) CMS
2 10 (3.38%) JBoss
3 9 (3.04%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.36%) NetWeaver
4 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.69%) Immediacy CMS
6 5 (1.69%) Kentico
6 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.69%) Sitefinity
6 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.35%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.68%) Confluence
8 2 (0.68%) Drupal
8 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.72%) SaaS
3 9 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) SNMP
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (29.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.49%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (5.41%) MySQL
6 16 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (4.73%) Big Data
9 13 (4.39%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (2.36%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 4 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (1.01%) DTS
15 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.12%) gulp
3 26 (8.78%) Bower
4 25 (8.45%) Grunt
5 16 (5.41%) Maven
6 11 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.72%) PVCS
6 11 (3.72%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.38%) Selenium
8 8 (2.70%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.03%) Android Studio
9 6 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.03%) JIRA
10 5 (1.69%) Ant
10 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.69%) Genymotion
10 5 (1.69%) JUnit
11 4 (1.35%) Subversion
11 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (21.96%) Finance
2 24 (8.11%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Marketing
4 12 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.38%) Games
6 9 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.04%) Retail
7 5 (1.69%) Electronics
7 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (40.54%) HTML
2 105 (35.47%) CSS
3 104 (35.14%) .NET
4 90 (30.41%) AngularJS
5 68 (22.97%) ASP.NET
6 40 (13.51%) HTML5
7 37 (12.50%) Ajax
8 34 (11.49%) Backbone.js
9 33 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (11.15%) Ember.js
9 33 (11.15%) Spring
10 28 (9.46%) jQuery
11 27 (9.12%) Sass
12 23 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (7.43%) LESS
14 20 (6.76%) Hibernate
15 19 (6.42%) CSS3
16 17 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (5.41%) J2EE
18 15 (5.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.81%) User Experience
2 24 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.35%) FMCG
6 4 (1.35%) iPhone
6 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.35%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.01%) Clustering
7 3 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.68%) Animation
8 2 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.68%) Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.07%) Unix
2 11 (3.72%) Linux
3 9 (3.04%) Android
3 9 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.36%) Windows
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.05%) MVC
3 50 (16.89%) Scrum
4 47 (15.88%) OO
5 46 (15.54%) Web Development
6 44 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (12.84%) TDD
8 29 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 29 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.78%) Mobile Development
10 24 (8.11%) Time Management
11 23 (7.77%) Functional Testing
11 23 (7.77%) Infrastructure Management
11 23 (7.77%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.43%) ETL
13 21 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (7.09%) Web Design
14 19 (6.42%) Web Accessibility
15 16 (5.41%) Front End Development
16 14 (4.73%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 147 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 120 (40.54%) C#
3 98 (33.11%) Java
4 80 (27.03%) SQL
5 27 (9.12%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.42%) C++
6 19 (6.42%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.07%) Python
8 12 (4.05%) PHP
8 12 (4.05%) Ruby
9 11 (3.72%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.03%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.01%) C
12 3 (1.01%) Scala
12 3 (1.01%) XAML
13 2 (0.68%) ES6
13 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.68%) VB
14 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (12.16%) Degree
2 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) HND
3 2 (0.68%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.86%) Oracle
3 14 (4.73%) Xamarin
4 12 (4.05%) SAP
5 9 (3.04%) IBM
6 6 (2.03%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.69%) Ektron
8 4 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.35%) Talend
9 3 (1.01%) Adobe
9 3 (1.01%) Sybase
9 3 (1.01%) Zend
10 2 (0.68%) Google
10 2 (0.68%) Intel
10 2 (0.68%) Sun
11 1 (0.34%) Charles River
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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