The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 151 148 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 22 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.13% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,900 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3538 3140 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.73% 95.41% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2079 2080
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Scotland region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Programmer
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 Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 10 £40,000 -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 38 (84.44%) C#
2 35 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 34 (75.56%) .NET
4 28 (62.22%) MVC
5 22 (48.89%) Web Development
6 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) SQL
8 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.89%) HTML
9 13 (28.89%) CSS
9 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
10 12 (26.67%) VBScript
10 12 (26.67%) LINQ
10 12 (26.67%) Ajax
11 10 (22.22%) Law
11 10 (22.22%) RAD
12 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 9 (20.00%) IIS
12 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.00%) Document Management
12 9 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (17.78%) jQuery
14 7 (15.56%) Legal
14 7 (15.56%) SLA
14 7 (15.56%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
15 5 (11.11%) Web Services

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 10 (22.22%) Law
2 7 (15.56%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 34 (75.56%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 13 (28.89%) CSS
5 12 (26.67%) LINQ
5 12 (26.67%) Ajax
6 8 (17.78%) jQuery
7 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 5 (11.11%) DHTML
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.67%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.44%) XML
11 2 (4.44%) XSL
11 2 (4.44%) WF
12 1 (2.22%) Apache Axis
12 1 (2.22%) GWT
12 1 (2.22%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) MVC
2 22 (48.89%) Web Development
3 10 (22.22%) RAD
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.00%) Document Management
4 9 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.22%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.22%) AOP
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) TDD
7 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) VBScript
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Pega
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter
3 1 (2.22%) Progress
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos