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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 128 147 147
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.64% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.67% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 27
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,625 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Senior Software Engineer
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
2419 3128 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.54% 95.34% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 2011 2200
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 £28,500 £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 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 +18 13 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Fife +1 1 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) CSS
7 15 (39.47%) C#
7 15 (39.47%) jQuery
8 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (34.21%) C++
9 13 (34.21%) Scrum
10 12 (31.58%) BDD
10 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
11 11 (28.95%) Maven
11 11 (28.95%) Python
12 10 (26.32%) Spring
12 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
13 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
13 9 (23.68%) MySQL
14 8 (21.05%) .NET
14 8 (21.05%) Finance
14 8 (21.05%) SOA
14 8 (21.05%) TDD
14 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
15 7 (18.42%) RESTful
15 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (18.42%) Alfresco
15 7 (18.42%) Gherkin
15 7 (18.42%) Artifactory
15 7 (18.42%) Jenkins

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 7 (18.42%) Alfresco
1 7 (18.42%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
2 1 (2.63%) DECT
2 1 (2.63%) DVB
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) RS-232
2 1 (2.63%) RS-485
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Redis
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Maven
2 7 (18.42%) Artifactory
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Electronics
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Avionics
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 16 (42.11%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) jQuery
4 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 10 (26.32%) Spring
6 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) Gherkin
8 7 (18.42%) JSON
8 7 (18.42%) RESTful
8 7 (18.42%) Spring Security
8 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) XHTML
9 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.53%) Celery
10 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.53%) Flask
11 3 (7.89%) HTML5
11 3 (7.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
4 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) Scrum
5 12 (31.58%) BDD
6 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 8 (21.05%) SOA
7 8 (21.05%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) Document Management
8 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
11 4 (10.53%) Kanban
11 4 (10.53%) MVC
11 4 (10.53%) OOP
12 3 (7.89%) Content Management
12 3 (7.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) C#
4 13 (34.21%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) Python
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) C
7 6 (15.79%) Ruby
8 5 (13.16%) PHP
9 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
9 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
10 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.63%) Go
11 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.63%) Perl
11 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.63%) XPath
11 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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