The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 145 141 143
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 33 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.82% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 11
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Developer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 25 £50,000 +17.64%
Glasgow -13 10 £45,000 - 2
Dundee +2 1 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Aberdeen -1 1 £42,500 - 2
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
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Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (47.06%) C#
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
1 24 (47.06%) OO
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 18 (35.29%) Degree
4 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 16 (31.37%) C++
6 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
7 14 (27.45%) OOP
7 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) Scrum
8 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 12 (23.53%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Physics
10 11 (21.57%) HTML
10 11 (21.57%) CSS
10 11 (21.57%) Games
11 10 (19.61%) MVC
11 10 (19.61%) OOD
11 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
11 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
12 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
12 9 (17.65%) Windows
12 9 (17.65%) XML
13 8 (15.69%) PhD
13 8 (15.69%) Game Development
13 8 (15.69%) jQuery
13 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (9.80%) Wireless
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
1 5 (9.80%) Broadband
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
1 2 (3.92%) NUnit
2 1 (1.96%) NCrunch
2 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (21.57%) Games
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 11 (21.57%) CSS
3 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
4 9 (17.65%) XML
5 8 (15.69%) jQuery
5 8 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (11.76%) JSON
8 4 (7.84%) REST
8 4 (7.84%) WCF
8 4 (7.84%) OAuth
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.88%) CSS3
9 3 (5.88%) HTML5
9 3 (5.88%) WinForms
9 3 (5.88%) XSLT
9 3 (5.88%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.92%) WPF
10 2 (3.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.53%) Physics
3 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
4 5 (9.80%) IPTV
4 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
4 5 (9.80%) Video on Demand
4 5 (9.80%) Interactive TV
5 3 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (3.92%) Health Informatics
6 2 (3.92%) Informatics
6 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) OO
2 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (27.45%) OOP
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
4 10 (19.61%) OOD
5 8 (15.69%) Game Development
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) SOA
6 6 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 4 (7.84%) Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (3.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) C++
5 13 (25.49%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Ruby
7 7 (13.73%) PHP
7 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.84%) Python
9 3 (5.88%) Scala
9 3 (5.88%) VB6
9 3 (5.88%) VBScript
9 3 (5.88%) VB
10 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Tableau
1 4 (7.84%) Omniture
1 4 (7.84%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent employee benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago