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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 136 194 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.31% 5.33% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 5.62% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 100 125 102
Average salary £44,750 £43,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.46% +2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
2956 3452 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.57% 94.81% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 2241 2021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 58 £46,000 +2.22% 11
Edinburgh -14 50 £42,500 +2.40% 6
Stirling +4 13 £32,500 -28.57%
Aberdeen +15 5 £47,500 +5.55%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
West Lothian - 3 £47,500 - 1
Dundee -5 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 182 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (44.25%) C#
3 147 (42.24%) JavaScript
3 147 (42.24%) .NET
4 145 (41.67%) HTML
5 138 (39.66%) Java
6 130 (37.36%) MVC
7 106 (30.46%) SQL Server
8 100 (28.74%) CSS
9 93 (26.72%) SQL
10 91 (26.15%) Web Services
11 90 (25.86%) Oracle
12 86 (24.71%) TDD
13 84 (24.14%) ASP.NET
14 83 (23.85%) Spring
15 81 (23.28%) XML
16 79 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (21.84%) Relational Database
18 69 (19.83%) Finance
19 67 (19.25%) OO
20 62 (17.82%) Unit Testing
21 60 (17.24%) Maven
22 58 (16.67%) Hibernate
23 57 (16.38%) Microsoft
23 57 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
24 53 (15.23%) AngularJS
25 52 (14.94%) RESTful
25 52 (14.94%) Linux
25 52 (14.94%) jQuery
26 51 (14.66%) Mentoring

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 39 (11.21%) JBoss
2 38 (10.92%) SharePoint
3 28 (8.05%) Node.js
4 25 (7.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.02%) Apache
6 13 (3.74%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.30%) CMS
7 8 (2.30%) IIS
7 8 (2.30%) Drupal
7 8 (2.30%) Mule
8 5 (1.44%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.44%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.15%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.15%) SAS
10 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.86%) GitHub
4 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) RFID
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 76 (21.84%) Relational Database
3 45 (12.93%) Oracle Database
4 39 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (10.92%) RDBMS
6 34 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (8.91%) NoSQL
8 30 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (7.76%) MySQL
10 25 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (7.18%) MongoDB
11 23 (6.61%) Big Data
12 14 (4.02%) RavenDB
12 14 (4.02%) Hadoop
12 14 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.01%) OLAP
14 6 (1.72%) DataStage
15 5 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 60 (17.24%) Maven
2 40 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.21%) Eclipse
4 31 (8.91%) Subversion
5 22 (6.32%) Selenium
6 19 (5.46%) Ant
7 16 (4.60%) JUnit
7 16 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 15 (4.31%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.74%) Jenkins
10 12 (3.45%) Flash Builder
11 11 (3.16%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.30%) WatiN
12 8 (2.30%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.30%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.30%) GitLab
13 7 (2.01%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.01%) Mockito
14 6 (1.72%) Hudson
14 6 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (19.83%) Finance
2 27 (7.76%) Banking
3 12 (3.45%) Legal
4 9 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.01%) Advertising
6 5 (1.44%) Games
6 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Electronics
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (42.24%) .NET
2 145 (41.67%) HTML
3 100 (28.74%) CSS
4 91 (26.15%) Web Services
5 84 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 83 (23.85%) Spring
7 81 (23.28%) XML
8 58 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 57 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (15.23%) AngularJS
11 52 (14.94%) jQuery
11 52 (14.94%) RESTful
12 47 (13.51%) HTML5
13 46 (13.22%) NHibernate
14 42 (12.07%) J2EE
15 40 (11.49%) .NET Framework
16 39 (11.21%) Entity Framework
16 39 (11.21%) XSD
17 38 (10.92%) JMS
18 36 (10.34%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.62%) User Experience
2 23 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.72%) iPad
6 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.15%) iPhone
8 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.86%) EPoS
8 3 (0.86%) Animation
9 2 (0.57%) GIS
9 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.57%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.29%) Physics
10 1 (0.29%) DTV
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.94%) Linux
2 40 (11.49%) UNIX
3 21 (6.03%) Windows
4 19 (5.46%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.02%) Android
6 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.72%) Debian
7 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (37.36%) MVC
3 86 (24.71%) TDD
4 79 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (19.25%) OO
6 62 (17.82%) Unit Testing
7 51 (14.66%) Mentoring
8 46 (13.22%) Scrum
9 40 (11.49%) SDLC
10 37 (10.63%) Software Engineering
10 37 (10.63%) Open Source
11 31 (8.91%) Use Case
11 31 (8.91%) Unified Process
11 31 (8.91%) RUP
12 25 (7.18%) People Management
13 24 (6.90%) ETL
13 24 (6.90%) UX Design
14 22 (6.32%) Web Development
15 21 (6.03%) Content Management
16 18 (5.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (44.25%) C#
2 147 (42.24%) JavaScript
3 138 (39.66%) Java
4 93 (26.72%) SQL
5 31 (8.91%) AspectJ
6 25 (7.18%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.32%) PHP
8 15 (4.31%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.74%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.74%) Python
10 12 (3.45%) Perl
11 11 (3.16%) C++
12 10 (2.87%) VB
12 10 (2.87%) VB6
13 8 (2.30%) Ruby
14 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.01%) Scala
15 6 (1.72%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (6.61%) Degree
2 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.29%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) MOM
2 2 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 90 (25.86%) Oracle
2 57 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.60%) Informatica
4 9 (2.59%) Apple
4 9 (2.59%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.30%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.44%) Google
7 4 (1.15%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.15%) Hyland
7 4 (1.15%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Telerik
8 3 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.86%) SAP
8 3 (0.86%) Cognos
9 2 (0.57%) Sybase
9 2 (0.57%) Tableau
10 1 (0.29%) Zend
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
10 1 (0.29%) Sun
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