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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 49 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 138 202 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.47% 6.22% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 6.51% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 99 143 102
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -12 68 £42,500 - 12
Edinburgh -10 48 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Aberdeen +7 11 £42,500 - 2
Stirling -5 10 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Lothian -5 1 £48,000 +12.94%
Fife - 1 - -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 142 (47.81%) C#
2 129 (43.43%) .NET
3 124 (41.75%) Java
4 108 (36.36%) Finance
5 107 (36.03%) JavaScript
6 105 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (33.67%) HTML
8 93 (31.31%) CSS
9 91 (30.64%) ASP.NET
9 91 (30.64%) SQL
10 88 (29.63%) SQL Server
11 69 (23.23%) Oracle
11 69 (23.23%) MVC
12 67 (22.56%) Web Services
13 63 (21.21%) TDD
14 60 (20.20%) OO
14 60 (20.20%) jQuery
15 59 (19.87%) Linux
15 59 (19.87%) Spring
16 56 (18.86%) Degree
17 54 (18.18%) Relational Database
18 52 (17.51%) XML
19 51 (17.17%) Mentoring
20 49 (16.50%) Microsoft
21 45 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (15.15%) HTML5
22 44 (14.81%) Banking
23 37 (12.46%) Dependency Injection
23 37 (12.46%) Unit Testing
24 36 (12.12%) REST

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.38%) Drupal
4 11 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.03%) Apache
6 8 (2.69%) CMS
6 8 (2.69%) IIS
7 7 (2.36%) Mule
7 7 (2.36%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.02%) JBoss
8 6 (2.02%) Node.js
9 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.34%) Liferay
11 1 (0.34%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 28 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.35%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.35%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.35%) GIMP
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.37%) Intranet
2 9 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 54 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 30 (10.10%) RDBMS
4 17 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.39%) MySQL
5 16 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.36%) DataStage
10 6 (2.02%) Datomic
11 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.68%) MS Access
11 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 27 (9.09%) JUnit
3 23 (7.74%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.40%) Maven
5 18 (6.06%) Subversion
6 15 (5.05%) Selenium
7 11 (3.70%) Ant
8 10 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.37%) Mercurial
9 9 (3.03%) Appium
10 8 (2.69%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.69%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.68%) NCrunch
12 4 (1.35%) NUnit
12 4 (1.35%) JIRA
12 4 (1.35%) QUnit
12 4 (1.35%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.35%) PhantomJS
12 4 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 108 (36.36%) Finance
2 44 (14.81%) Banking
3 30 (10.10%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.06%) Retail
5 10 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.69%) Games
7 7 (2.36%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.68%) Marketing
9 4 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.01%) Advertising
10 3 (1.01%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Front Office
11 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (43.43%) .NET
2 100 (33.67%) HTML
3 93 (31.31%) CSS
4 91 (30.64%) ASP.NET
5 67 (22.56%) Web Services
6 60 (20.20%) jQuery
7 59 (19.87%) Spring
8 52 (17.51%) XML
9 45 (15.15%) HTML5
10 36 (12.12%) REST
11 35 (11.78%) .NET Framework
12 33 (11.11%) WCF
13 32 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (8.08%) J2EE
14 24 (8.08%) CSS3
15 23 (7.74%) WPF
15 23 (7.74%) WinForms
16 22 (7.41%) Hibernate
17 19 (6.40%) JAX-RS
18 18 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.40%) User Experience
4 11 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 11 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.37%) Physics
6 9 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.69%) Grid Computing
7 8 (2.69%) Market Risk
8 7 (2.36%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.36%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.02%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.35%) Open Source
11 3 (1.01%) FMCG
11 3 (1.01%) iPad
11 3 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.87%) Linux
2 23 (7.74%) Windows
3 20 (6.73%) UNIX
4 13 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.04%) Android
6 10 (3.37%) AIX
7 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.23%) MVC
3 63 (21.21%) TDD
4 60 (20.20%) OO
5 51 (17.17%) Mentoring
6 45 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (12.46%) Dependency Injection
7 37 (12.46%) Unit Testing
8 32 (10.77%) Software Engineering
9 31 (10.44%) OOD
10 28 (9.43%) Scrum
11 27 (9.09%) SOA
12 20 (6.73%) Web Development
13 18 (6.06%) Automated Testing
14 17 (5.72%) OOP
15 16 (5.39%) Coaching
16 15 (5.05%) iOS Development
16 15 (5.05%) BDD
16 15 (5.05%) Project Management
17 12 (4.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (47.81%) C#
2 124 (41.75%) Java
3 107 (36.03%) JavaScript
4 91 (30.64%) SQL
5 24 (8.08%) C++
6 21 (7.07%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.39%) PHP
8 13 (4.38%) Objective-C
9 12 (4.04%) XPath
10 10 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.03%) XQuery
11 9 (3.03%) VBA
12 7 (2.36%) Clojure
13 6 (2.02%) Ruby
13 6 (2.02%) Python
13 6 (2.02%) Perl
14 4 (1.35%) AspectJ
14 4 (1.35%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.01%) VB
16 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (18.86%) Degree
2 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.68%) MCP
4 1 (0.34%) PhD
4 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.75%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (23.23%) Oracle
2 49 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.70%) IBM
4 5 (1.68%) Alterian
5 4 (1.35%) Informatica
5 4 (1.35%) Sybase
6 2 (0.67%) Google
6 2 (0.67%) Adobe
6 2 (0.67%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.67%) SAP
6 2 (0.67%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.67%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.34%) Iron Speed
7 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.34%) Talend
7 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.34%) Sun
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) Actuate
7 1 (0.34%) Hyland
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38k - 42k + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago