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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 58 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 125 170 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.78% 4.55% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 4.80% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 95 105 100
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3106 3542 2927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.92% 94.83% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2278 1926
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -10 63 £45,000 - 9
Edinburgh -21 40 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Stirling +14 10 £32,500 -40.09%
West Lothian -1 4 £47,500 -13.63%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +12 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Dundee -9 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 157 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (42.44%) C#
3 127 (40.84%) .NET
4 126 (40.51%) Java
5 123 (39.55%) JavaScript
6 120 (38.59%) HTML
7 102 (32.80%) MVC
8 86 (27.65%) CSS
9 85 (27.33%) SQL
10 83 (26.69%) SQL Server
11 77 (24.76%) Web Services
12 75 (24.12%) Spring
13 72 (23.15%) XML
14 71 (22.83%) OO
15 68 (21.86%) Oracle
16 67 (21.54%) ASP.NET
17 66 (21.22%) Unit Testing
18 62 (19.94%) TDD
19 61 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
20 58 (18.65%) Finance
21 52 (16.72%) Hibernate
21 52 (16.72%) Relational Database
22 49 (15.76%) Maven
23 47 (15.11%) Microsoft
24 46 (14.79%) AngularJS
25 44 (14.15%) Mentoring
26 43 (13.83%) Linux
27 42 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
28 40 (12.86%) J2EE
28 40 (12.86%) RESTful

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 28 (9.00%) JBoss
3 21 (6.75%) Node.js
4 17 (5.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.50%) Apache
6 13 (4.18%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.57%) Mule
8 7 (2.25%) CMS
8 7 (2.25%) Drupal
9 6 (1.93%) IIS
10 5 (1.61%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.64%) SAS
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.32%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.82%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.64%) GitHub
4 2 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.89%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) RFID
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.72%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (9.32%) RDBMS
5 28 (9.00%) Oracle Database
6 27 (8.68%) NoSQL
7 25 (8.04%) MySQL
7 25 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (7.72%) Big Data
9 22 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (5.79%) MongoDB
12 15 (4.82%) Hadoop
13 11 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (2.57%) OLAP
15 7 (2.25%) RavenDB
16 4 (1.29%) Oracle ODI
16 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (1.29%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 49 (15.76%) Maven
2 35 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 33 (10.61%) Subversion
4 27 (8.68%) Eclipse
5 19 (6.11%) Ant
6 18 (5.79%) JUnit
6 18 (5.79%) Selenium
7 15 (4.82%) TeamCity
8 13 (4.18%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.86%) Flash Builder
10 11 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.54%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.25%) WatiN
11 7 (2.25%) MSBuild
11 7 (2.25%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.25%) GitLab
12 6 (1.93%) Mockito
12 6 (1.93%) Grunt
12 6 (1.93%) Hudson
13 5 (1.61%) Moq
General
1 58 (18.65%) Finance
2 26 (8.36%) Banking
3 12 (3.86%) Legal
4 10 (3.22%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.29%) Electronics
6 4 (1.29%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (40.84%) .NET
2 120 (38.59%) HTML
3 86 (27.65%) CSS
4 77 (24.76%) Web Services
5 75 (24.12%) Spring
6 72 (23.15%) XML
7 67 (21.54%) ASP.NET
8 52 (16.72%) Hibernate
9 46 (14.79%) AngularJS
10 42 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (12.86%) RESTful
11 40 (12.86%) J2EE
12 39 (12.54%) HTML5
13 38 (12.22%) jQuery
14 31 (9.97%) NHibernate
15 30 (9.65%) .NET Framework
15 30 (9.65%) Entity Framework
16 27 (8.68%) XSD
16 27 (8.68%) JMS
17 26 (8.36%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.11%) User Experience
4 14 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.93%) iPad
6 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.29%) iPhone
7 4 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.29%) Animation
8 3 (0.96%) EPoS
8 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.96%) 3D Printing
9 2 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.64%) GIS
9 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) Physics
10 1 (0.32%) DTV
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.83%) Linux
2 36 (11.58%) UNIX
3 21 (6.75%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.11%) Windows
5 16 (5.14%) Android
6 6 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.93%) Debian
7 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (32.80%) MVC
3 71 (22.83%) OO
4 66 (21.22%) Unit Testing
5 62 (19.94%) TDD
6 61 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (14.15%) Mentoring
8 40 (12.86%) SDLC
9 35 (11.25%) Software Engineering
10 34 (10.93%) Scrum
11 29 (9.32%) Open Source
12 25 (8.04%) ETL
13 20 (6.43%) RUP
13 20 (6.43%) Unified Process
13 20 (6.43%) Content Management
13 20 (6.43%) Use Case
14 18 (5.79%) Web Development
14 18 (5.79%) Time Management
14 18 (5.79%) Mobile Development
15 17 (5.47%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (42.44%) C#
2 126 (40.51%) Java
3 123 (39.55%) JavaScript
4 85 (27.33%) SQL
5 21 (6.75%) PL/SQL
6 20 (6.43%) AspectJ
7 19 (6.11%) PHP
8 13 (4.18%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.18%) Perl
8 13 (4.18%) Python
9 9 (2.89%) C++
10 8 (2.57%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.25%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.25%) Ruby
11 7 (2.25%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.93%) Scala
13 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.29%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.96%) VB6
15 3 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (8.36%) Degree
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.32%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) MOM
2 2 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 68 (21.86%) Oracle
2 47 (15.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.50%) Informatica
4 11 (3.54%) Apple
5 9 (2.89%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.25%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.93%) Google
8 5 (1.61%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.96%) Tableau
9 3 (0.96%) Hyland
9 3 (0.96%) Telerik
9 3 (0.96%) IBM
10 2 (0.64%) Sybase
11 1 (0.32%) SAP
11 1 (0.32%) Cognos
11 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.32%) Sun
11 1 (0.32%) Zend
Tranent, East Lothian
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits, flexi-working
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago