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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 137 140 139
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.59% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 5
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 10 £41,250 - 1
Edinburgh +3 6 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Aberdeen - 3 £42,500 - 1
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (80.00%) C#
2 29 (72.50%) .NET
3 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
6 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) HTML
8 13 (32.50%) MVC
9 11 (27.50%) TDD
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Java
10 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (25.00%) jQuery
11 9 (22.50%) Scrum
11 9 (22.50%) CSS
12 8 (20.00%) C++
12 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.50%) OOP
13 7 (17.50%) OO
14 6 (15.00%) XML
14 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
15 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (12.50%) Computer Science

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Moq
3 2 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) NCrunch
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.00%) XML
7 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.50%) XSLT
9 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (10.00%) WPF
9 4 (10.00%) Silverlight
9 4 (10.00%) LINQ
9 4 (10.00%) Java SE
10 3 (7.50%) GWT
11 2 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) GIS
4 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.00%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) OOP
7 7 (17.50%) OO
8 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (10.00%) QMS
10 3 (7.50%) UX Design
10 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 3 (7.50%) SOA
11 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
11 2 (5.00%) BDD
11 2 (5.00%) Web Development
12 1 (2.50%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) F#
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) LexisNexis
3 1 (2.50%) Hyland
3 1 (2.50%) Iron Speed
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago