The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 153 159 157
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 3 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.25% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.26% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 14
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2737 3041 3516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.10% 95.30% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1954 2317
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Aberdeen +1 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow -11 1 £40,500 -8.98%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Senior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) cocos2d
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) OOP

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (25.00%) cocos2d
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) MVS
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) COBOL
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle