The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 143 148 148
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,250 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Scotland region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Glasgow +10 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Edinburgh -8 7 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 29 (61.70%) .NET
3 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
5 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
6 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
7 17 (36.17%) OO
7 17 (36.17%) Java
8 16 (34.04%) HTML
9 15 (31.91%) MVC
10 14 (29.79%) Degree
11 13 (27.66%) TDD
12 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
12 12 (25.53%) C++
12 12 (25.53%) SQL
12 12 (25.53%) CSS
13 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
13 11 (23.40%) OOP
14 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
15 8 (17.02%) Finance
15 8 (17.02%) jQuery
15 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (17.02%) Scrum
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 6 (12.77%) OOD
16 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
16 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (12.77%) PHP
16 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
16 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) GPRS
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) NUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Moq
3 1 (2.13%) NCrunch
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.02%) jQuery
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.51%) WPF
7 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
8 3 (6.38%) WCF
8 3 (6.38%) SOAP
8 3 (6.38%) Web Services
8 3 (6.38%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) WinForms
8 3 (6.38%) GWT
8 3 (6.38%) HTML5
8 3 (6.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Physics
3 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.26%) Open Source
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) EPoS
5 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) OO
3 15 (31.91%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 11 (23.40%) OOP
6 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) OOD
8 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Game Development
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
11 3 (6.38%) Project Management
12 2 (4.26%) Web Development
12 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
12 2 (4.26%) Data Management
12 2 (4.26%) Time Management
12 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 12 (25.53%) C++
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) XPath
8 1 (2.13%) F#
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (2.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.13%) Hyland
4 1 (2.13%) Iron Speed
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