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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 127 124 149
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 46 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.85% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.89% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 5
Average salary £43,250 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.84% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3538 3140 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.73% 95.41% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2079 2080
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +11 27 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Edinburgh 0 19 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Dundee -3 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Fife -4 1 £40,000 -
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Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (56.79%) C#
1 46 (56.79%) .NET
2 39 (48.15%) OO
3 36 (44.44%) Java
4 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
4 29 (35.80%) Software Engineering
5 28 (34.57%) Degree
6 27 (33.33%) C++
6 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
8 25 (30.86%) CSS
8 25 (30.86%) HTML
9 23 (28.40%) SQL
9 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
10 22 (27.16%) OOP
10 22 (27.16%) MVC
10 22 (27.16%) Games
11 20 (24.69%) OOD
11 20 (24.69%) Physics
12 18 (22.22%) PhD
12 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 18 (22.22%) Game Development
12 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (19.75%) jQuery
14 13 (16.05%) .NET Framework
14 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
16 11 (13.58%) HTML5
16 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (13.58%) TDD

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.64%) IIS
2 4 (4.94%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) ATM
2 1 (1.23%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (9.88%) MySQL
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.70%) Big Data
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) NCrunch
General
1 22 (27.16%) Games
2 7 (8.64%) Law
2 7 (8.64%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.79%) .NET
2 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (30.86%) CSS
3 25 (30.86%) HTML
4 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 16 (19.75%) jQuery
6 13 (16.05%) .NET Framework
7 11 (13.58%) HTML5
8 9 (11.11%) LINQ
9 8 (9.88%) WCF
10 7 (8.64%) WinForms
10 7 (8.64%) Ajax
11 6 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.94%) WPF
12 4 (4.94%) XML
13 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.70%) Spring
13 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
2 20 (24.69%) Physics
3 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (3.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) OO
2 29 (35.80%) Software Engineering
3 22 (27.16%) OOP
3 22 (27.16%) MVC
4 20 (24.69%) OOD
5 18 (22.22%) Game Development
6 11 (13.58%) TDD
7 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 7 (8.64%) RAD
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (8.64%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (8.64%) Document Management
11 5 (6.17%) SOA
12 4 (4.94%) Refactoring
12 4 (4.94%) Data Management
13 3 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) C#
2 36 (44.44%) Java
3 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.33%) C++
5 23 (28.40%) SQL
6 9 (11.11%) PHP
7 8 (9.88%) VBScript
8 7 (8.64%) Ruby
9 6 (7.41%) Python
10 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Degree
2 18 (22.22%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCAD
3 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) Tableau
3 2 (2.47%) Omniture
3 2 (2.47%) Google
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