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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 158 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.00% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
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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 -18 4 £41,250 -8.33%
Glasgow -8 2 - -
Dundee -5 1 £39,500 -1.25%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 8 (42.11%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) OO
8 6 (31.58%) NHibernate
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) MySQL
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
10 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) OOP
10 4 (21.05%) Scrum
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Spring.NET
11 3 (15.79%) UX Design
11 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) NHibernate
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) Spring.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) GWT
9 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
9 2 (10.53%) WPF
9 2 (10.53%) WinForms
10 1 (5.26%) Spring
10 1 (5.26%) Ajax
10 1 (5.26%) jQuery
10 1 (5.26%) JSP
10 1 (5.26%) Servlets
10 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) UX Design
7 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Parallel Programming
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) SOA
9 1 (5.26%) Bioinformatics
9 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Delphi
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Hyland
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