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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 152 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 10 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.57% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.60% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 35
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,400 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2732 3006 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.52% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1886 2479
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 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
(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
Edinburgh +12 10 £48,750 +22.64% 2
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (82.61%) C#
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (21.74%) SDLC
9 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
9 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
9 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) XML
10 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Gradle
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Mockito
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) TestNG
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) Struts
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.35%) LINQ
8 1 (4.35%) Lucene
8 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Biotechnology
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
6 3 (13.04%) Process Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) RAD
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Case Management
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) VBA
8 2 (8.70%) PHP
8 2 (8.70%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Charles River
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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