The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 114 141 140
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 13
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
2208 2808 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.08% 95.74% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1821 1909
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Scotland region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 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
Edinburgh +7 18 £50,000 +17.64% 4
West Lothian - 2 £52,500 -
Dundee +18 1 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Stirling - 1 £57,500 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) CSS
5 15 (31.91%) Ruby
6 14 (29.79%) Python
7 13 (27.66%) React
8 12 (25.53%) OO
8 12 (25.53%) C++
8 12 (25.53%) MySQL
9 11 (23.40%) TDD
10 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
10 10 (21.28%) jQuery
11 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (19.15%) C#
11 9 (19.15%) PHP
11 9 (19.15%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) Linux
13 7 (14.89%) .NET
13 7 (14.89%) Web Services
13 7 (14.89%) RESTful
13 7 (14.89%) Node.js
14 6 (12.77%) SaaS
14 6 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (12.77%) C

Senior Software Engineer 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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.51%) JBoss
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) GitHub
3 3 (6.38%) Google Analytics
3 3 (6.38%) Slack
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) Broadband
2 1 (2.13%) DECT
2 1 (2.13%) DVB
2 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) RS-232
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) Impala
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.64%) Selenium
1 5 (10.64%) webpack
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.26%) Babel
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Mocha
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.64%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
2 16 (34.04%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) React
5 10 (21.28%) jQuery
6 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (14.89%) .NET
8 7 (14.89%) Node.js
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) Web Services
9 6 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (10.64%) Sass
11 4 (8.51%) Spring
12 3 (6.38%) CSS3
12 3 (6.38%) Ember.js
12 3 (6.38%) HTML5
12 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
13 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
13 2 (4.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Blog
2 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) OO
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
6 9 (19.15%) MVC
7 5 (10.64%) Coaching
7 5 (10.64%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) High Availability
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.38%) UML
9 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) Ruby
4 14 (29.79%) Python
5 12 (25.53%) C++
6 9 (19.15%) C#
6 9 (19.15%) PHP
7 6 (12.77%) C
8 3 (6.38%) SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.26%) ES6
10 1 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (2.13%) Elixir
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) Erlang
10 1 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.13%) XPath
10 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Google
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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