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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 133 159 153
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 12 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.12% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.13% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 19
Median salary £53,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2375 3142 3525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.50% 95.33% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 2017 2232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh +23 8 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Glasgow +17 2 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 - 2
Senior Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
7 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (33.33%) C++
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) Marketing
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Electronics
8 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) SAP
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (19.05%) Web Development
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Kanban
9 4 (19.05%) Ruby
9 4 (19.05%) Big Data

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 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Moq
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 7 (33.33%) Marketing
3 5 (23.81%) Electronics
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) DirectX
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) WinForms
4 2 (9.52%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
1 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) CAD
7 2 (9.52%) CAE
7 2 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.76%) Delphi
8 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Charles River
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £50K + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago