The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 143 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 1.04% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.10% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 18
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Edinburgh -16 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Glasgow +1 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dundee - 5 £44,000 -
Fife -2 2 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 27 (65.85%) C#
3 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (46.34%) .NET
5 15 (36.59%) TDD
6 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) Java
8 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
9 11 (26.83%) MVC
9 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
10 10 (24.39%) OO
10 10 (24.39%) jQuery
11 9 (21.95%) Degree
11 9 (21.95%) C++
11 9 (21.95%) SDLC
12 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
13 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.07%) Ajax
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
14 6 (14.63%) Windows
15 5 (12.20%) OOP
15 5 (12.20%) Python
15 5 (12.20%) Android
15 5 (12.20%) Xamarin
15 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Trello
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Riak
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Moq
4 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.44%) VectorCAST
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Avionics
3 1 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
3 10 (24.39%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.76%) PhoneGap
7 4 (9.76%) Servlets
8 3 (7.32%) SOAP
8 3 (7.32%) Web Services
8 3 (7.32%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.88%) Qt
9 2 (4.88%) HTML
9 2 (4.88%) Spring
10 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.44%) Java EE
10 1 (2.44%) JSON
10 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Physics
6 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.44%) Telematics
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.44%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.83%) MVC
5 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
6 10 (24.39%) OO
7 9 (21.95%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) OOP
9 4 (9.76%) Android Development
9 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
9 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (7.32%) ITIL
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.32%) UML
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 9 (21.95%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) C
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Xamarin
2 4 (9.76%) Telerik
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Avaloq
4 1 (2.44%) Wind River
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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