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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 52 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 133 184 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.67% 6.16% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 6.45% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 103 148
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,050 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
2728 2851 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.38% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1817 2435
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Edinburgh -1 63 £45,000 +0.55% 11
Glasgow -31 58 £50,000 +12.99% 12
West Lothian -1 4 £45,000 -
Dundee - 3 £41,000 - 1
Aberdeen +2 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £54,500 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 121 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.52%) SQL
3 98 (38.13%) JavaScript
4 95 (36.96%) HTML
5 92 (35.80%) C#
5 92 (35.80%) CSS
6 87 (33.85%) .NET
7 85 (33.07%) Java
8 70 (27.24%) SQL Server
9 61 (23.74%) MVC
10 59 (22.96%) OO
11 57 (22.18%) Microsoft
12 51 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (19.84%) Finance
13 46 (17.90%) Degree
14 44 (17.12%) TDD
15 43 (16.73%) Oracle
16 42 (16.34%) Spring
17 39 (15.18%) Banking
17 39 (15.18%) Web Development
17 39 (15.18%) MS Excel
18 38 (14.79%) ASP.NET
18 38 (14.79%) Computer Science
18 38 (14.79%) jQuery
19 37 (14.40%) AngularJS
19 37 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 34 (13.23%) HTML5
20 34 (13.23%) Scrum
21 33 (12.84%) SharePoint
22 32 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 33 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.51%) CMS
3 21 (8.17%) Tomcat
4 17 (6.61%) Umbraco
5 14 (5.45%) Apache
6 13 (5.06%) JBoss
7 10 (3.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (3.11%) GemFire
8 8 (3.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (2.72%) IIS
9 7 (2.72%) WordPress
10 6 (2.33%) Drupal
11 5 (1.95%) Immediacy CMS
11 5 (1.95%) Kentico
11 5 (1.95%) Sitefinity
12 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.17%) Node.js
13 3 (1.17%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (27.24%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (12.45%) Relational Database
3 32 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.39%) MySQL
5 17 (6.61%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (6.23%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.67%) QlikView
8 11 (4.28%) BusinessObjects XI
8 11 (4.28%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.56%) Big Data
12 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.23%) JUnit
3 15 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.67%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.28%) Maven
6 10 (3.89%) Grunt
7 9 (3.50%) gulp
8 8 (3.11%) Concordion
8 8 (3.11%) JBehave
8 8 (3.11%) Mockito
8 8 (3.11%) Selenium
9 7 (2.72%) Subversion
10 5 (1.95%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.56%) Bower
11 4 (1.56%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.56%) Firebug
11 4 (1.56%) JIRA
11 4 (1.56%) JSUnit
11 4 (1.56%) NUnit
11 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (19.84%) Finance
2 39 (15.18%) Banking
3 12 (4.67%) Investment Banking
3 12 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.56%) Private Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (36.96%) HTML
2 92 (35.80%) CSS
3 87 (33.85%) .NET
4 42 (16.34%) Spring
5 38 (14.79%) ASP.NET
5 38 (14.79%) jQuery
6 37 (14.40%) AngularJS
7 34 (13.23%) HTML5
8 29 (11.28%) CSS3
9 26 (10.12%) XML
10 25 (9.73%) Web Services
11 23 (8.95%) Sass
12 22 (8.56%) Hibernate
13 20 (7.78%) JSON
13 20 (7.78%) RESTful
14 17 (6.61%) .NET Framework
14 17 (6.61%) LAMP
15 15 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (5.84%) REST
16 14 (5.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.45%) User Experience
4 12 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.33%) FMCG
6 5 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.56%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.17%) Biotechnology
8 3 (1.17%) Derivative
8 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.78%) DTV
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Animation
10 1 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.39%) Online Games
10 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.95%) Linux
2 14 (5.45%) Windows
3 12 (4.67%) Unix
4 7 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.33%) Debian
5 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.56%) Android
7 3 (1.17%) AIX
7 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.74%) MVC
3 59 (22.96%) OO
4 51 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (17.12%) TDD
6 39 (15.18%) Web Development
7 34 (13.23%) Scrum
8 30 (11.67%) Mentoring
9 29 (11.28%) Unit Testing
10 27 (10.51%) SDLC
10 27 (10.51%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.00%) Project Management
12 16 (6.23%) Asset Management
12 16 (6.23%) Multithreading
12 16 (6.23%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (5.06%) BDD
13 13 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.06%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.06%) Open Source
14 11 (4.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 99 (38.52%) SQL
2 98 (38.13%) JavaScript
3 92 (35.80%) C#
4 85 (33.07%) Java
5 26 (10.12%) C++
6 21 (8.17%) PHP
7 16 (6.23%) VBA
8 15 (5.84%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.45%) Python
10 11 (4.28%) Ruby
11 10 (3.89%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.11%) Perl
13 7 (2.72%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.33%) XAML
15 4 (1.56%) Smalltalk
16 3 (1.17%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.78%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.78%) VC++
18 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 46 (17.90%) Degree
2 23 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.56%) MCSE
4 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Ansible
1 3 (1.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 57 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.73%) Oracle
3 13 (5.06%) Cognos
4 11 (4.28%) SAP
5 10 (3.89%) Sitecore
5 10 (3.89%) Sybase
6 5 (1.95%) Ektron
7 4 (1.56%) Zend
8 3 (1.17%) Charles River
9 1 (0.39%) Alterian
9 1 (0.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.39%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.39%) IBM
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