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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 146 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 11 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.74% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £38,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
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
2834 2963 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.61% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1914 2068
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 +2 3 £37,500 -18.91%
Glasgow -21 3 £50,000 +25.00%
East Lothian - 3 - -
Dundee - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) RAD
7 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (17.65%) VBA
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JUnit
7 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (17.65%) Process Management
7 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) Charles River
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Biotechnology
7 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 3 (17.65%) Maven
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Gradle
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Mockito
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) TestNG
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) Struts
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Lucene
6 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Biotechnology
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) RAD
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Case Management
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) SOLID
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) VBA
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Charles River
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat