The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 157 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 4 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.30% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £52,500 £35,318 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% -5.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
Senior Programmer
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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
(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 -26 2 £52,500 +48.64%
Dundee - 2 - -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Games
2 6 (60.00%) Games
2 6 (60.00%) Android
2 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 5 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Physics
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) Game Development
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (20.00%) cocos2d
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile Games
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Android
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (40.00%) Game Development
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Pega
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