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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 122 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.35% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 21
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +15.11%

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
2152 2832 3035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.58% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1824 1928
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +31 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £45,000 -
Edinburgh 0 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Senior Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 16 (72.73%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 6 (27.27%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (22.73%) VB
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) Subversion
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) C++
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 2 (9.09%) OpenGL
11 2 (9.09%) DirectX

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 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 5 (22.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Redis
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (27.27%) WCF
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) DirectX
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) OpenGL
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) CAD
6 2 (9.09%) CAE
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Database Theory
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source Development
7 1 (4.55%) Relational Database Theory
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago
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