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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 155 149 156
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,900 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +30.99%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,585
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram 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 29 August 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
Edinburgh - 7 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (81.58%) C#
2 27 (71.05%) ASP.NET
3 24 (63.16%) .NET
4 20 (52.63%) MVC
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) Web Development
7 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
8 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
9 11 (28.95%) Ajax
9 11 (28.95%) LINQ
9 11 (28.95%) CSS
9 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
9 11 (28.95%) VBScript
9 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 10 (26.32%) Law
11 9 (23.68%) RAD
12 8 (21.05%) IIS
12 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (18.42%) Document Management
13 7 (18.42%) jQuery
13 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (18.42%) SLA
13 7 (18.42%) Legal
14 6 (15.79%) Windows
15 4 (10.53%) Agresso

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.05%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Agresso
2 1 (2.63%) Maximo
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) ReSharper
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 10 (26.32%) Law
2 7 (18.42%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) ASP.NET
2 24 (63.16%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (28.95%) LINQ
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (10.53%) DHTML
7 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
8 1 (2.63%) WF
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Axis
8 1 (2.63%) WCF
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSL
8 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
1 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) Web Development
3 9 (23.68%) RAD
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Document Management
6 3 (7.89%) CMMI
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) UML
8 1 (2.63%) ERP
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) ETL
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) VBScript
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) Progress
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Infor
3 1 (2.63%) Pega
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