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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 132 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £39,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +13 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Edinburgh -6 4 £39,750 -20.50%
Aberdeen +23 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) C#
2 28 (73.68%) .NET
3 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
4 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 18 (47.37%) HTML
7 17 (44.74%) TDD
7 17 (44.74%) MVC
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
9 12 (31.58%) Java
10 11 (28.95%) UX Design
10 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (28.95%) User Experience
11 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
12 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
13 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
13 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
13 8 (21.05%) jQuery
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
14 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
14 7 (18.42%) C++
14 7 (18.42%) Windows
15 6 (15.79%) XML
15 6 (15.79%) OO

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.53%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.63%) Moq
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.79%) CSS
6 6 (15.79%) XML
6 6 (15.79%) Spring.NET
6 6 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.16%) HTML5
7 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
7 5 (13.16%) XSLT
7 5 (13.16%) WCF
7 5 (13.16%) LINQ
8 3 (7.89%) GWT
8 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
8 3 (7.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) User Experience
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
2 17 (44.74%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) UX Design
4 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
6 4 (10.53%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.89%) QMS
8 2 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
8 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.26%) Coaching
9 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Delphi
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Hyland
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Iron Speed
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago