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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 144 141 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 22 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.70% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.73% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 55
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2748 3016 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.52% 95.29% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1931 2440
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Glasgow -2 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh +5 7 £50,000 +6.38% 5
Dundee +12 2 £48,750 +14.70%
Fife - 1 £47,500 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (64.00%) Java
3 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (40.00%) CSS
5 20 (40.00%) Maven
5 20 (40.00%) Degree
6 19 (38.00%) HTML
7 18 (36.00%) Web Services
7 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
8 16 (32.00%) Spring
9 15 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 15 (30.00%) Scrum
9 15 (30.00%) C#
10 14 (28.00%) jQuery
10 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
11 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (26.00%) RESTful
11 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (24.00%) BDD
12 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (24.00%) JBoss
13 11 (22.00%) XHTML
13 11 (22.00%) SOA
13 11 (22.00%) Alfresco
13 11 (22.00%) Spring Security
13 11 (22.00%) JSON
13 11 (22.00%) Document Management
13 11 (22.00%) Gherkin

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 12 (24.00%) JBoss
2 11 (22.00%) Alfresco
3 4 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 2 (4.00%) RS-232
5 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
1 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.00%) Big Data
6 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.00%) MarkLogic
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Redis
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.00%) NewSQL
8 1 (2.00%) OLAP
8 1 (2.00%) OLTP
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Maven
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.00%) Artifactory
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Ant
5 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.00%) Gradle
5 3 (6.00%) JUnit
5 3 (6.00%) Selenium
6 2 (4.00%) Grunt
7 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) CSS
2 19 (38.00%) HTML
3 18 (36.00%) Web Services
4 16 (32.00%) Spring
5 15 (30.00%) Hibernate
6 14 (28.00%) jQuery
7 13 (26.00%) RESTful
8 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.00%) Gherkin
9 11 (22.00%) JSON
9 11 (22.00%) Spring Security
9 11 (22.00%) XHTML
10 8 (16.00%) .NET
11 4 (8.00%) CGI
11 4 (8.00%) J2EE
11 4 (8.00%) JMS
11 4 (8.00%) JSP
11 4 (8.00%) LAMP
11 4 (8.00%) Servlets
11 4 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.00%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Debian
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Scrum
4 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (24.00%) BDD
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.00%) Document Management
7 11 (22.00%) SOA
8 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (14.00%) OO
10 7 (14.00%) Open Source
10 7 (14.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) TDD
12 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
12 4 (8.00%) High Availability
12 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
12 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) C#
4 10 (20.00%) C++
5 8 (16.00%) C
5 8 (16.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
8 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.00%) XQuery
10 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.00%) Go
10 1 (2.00%) VB
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Vertica
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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