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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 155 153 160
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 8 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.60% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 4
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £38,490
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2958 3515 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.70% 94.74% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 2303 2050
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015. 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 +7 4 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Informatica
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (12.50%) SAP BI
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) OS/400
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) RPG
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Infor
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