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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 166 151 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,400 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% +23.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £43,740 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,799 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.99%
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
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 - 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow -10 2 £40,000 -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (79.41%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 21 (61.76%) .NET
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) MVC
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 15 (44.12%) Web Development
7 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
9 10 (29.41%) Law
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
9 10 (29.41%) VBScript
9 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (29.41%) HTML
9 10 (29.41%) LINQ
9 10 (29.41%) Ajax
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 8 (23.53%) RAD
12 7 (20.59%) IIS
12 7 (20.59%) Legal
12 7 (20.59%) SLA
12 7 (20.59%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (20.59%) Document Management
12 7 (20.59%) jQuery
12 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
12 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (20.59%) Mentoring

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (38.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Agresso
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (29.41%) Law
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 3 (8.82%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (29.41%) CSS
4 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) LINQ
4 10 (29.41%) Ajax
5 7 (20.59%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.82%) DHTML
6 3 (8.82%) WPF
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE
8 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Vaadin
8 1 (2.94%) GWT
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Axis
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) MVC
2 15 (44.12%) Web Development
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) RAD
5 7 (20.59%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (20.59%) Document Management
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) CMMI
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.94%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.94%) ETL
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) VBScript
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) Progress
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Pega
3 1 (2.94%) Infor