The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 148 156 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 8 11 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.34% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 37
Median salary £55,000 £41,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,450 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £48,250 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2737 3041 3516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.10% 95.30% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1954 2317
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Glasgow -8 2 £58,750 +23.68% 1
Dundee +12 1 £45,000 +13.92%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (45.00%) Finance
8 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (35.00%) SDLC
9 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (30.00%) MVC
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (25.00%) Degree
11 5 (25.00%) Java
11 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
13 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) XSLT
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.00%) WinForms
7 2 (10.00%) WPF
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) jQuery
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) RESTful
8 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) C++
8 2 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (10.00%) Ruby
9 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Charles River
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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