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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.64% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 9
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £48,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
2166 2827 2899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.97% 95.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1858 1920
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +16 17 £50,000 +5.26% 8
West Lothian - 3 £42,500 - 1
Glasgow +22 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Dundee - 1 £41,500 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (45.00%) Java
5 15 (37.50%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 13 (32.50%) OO
7 13 (32.50%) Ruby
8 12 (30.00%) TDD
8 12 (30.00%) Python
9 11 (27.50%) C++
10 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (25.00%) React
11 9 (22.50%) C#
12 8 (20.00%) PHP
12 8 (20.00%) MySQL
12 8 (20.00%) MVC
13 7 (17.50%) Electronics
13 7 (17.50%) Linux
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
13 7 (17.50%) Degree
13 7 (17.50%) jQuery
13 7 (17.50%) Node.js
14 6 (15.00%) RESTful
14 6 (15.00%) Coaching
14 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (15.00%) Marketing
14 6 (15.00%) .NET

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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.50%) GitHub
3 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (7.50%) Slack
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
2 1 (2.50%) DECT
2 1 (2.50%) DVB
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) Impala
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
1 5 (12.50%) webpack
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Travis CI
3 2 (5.00%) Babel
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Mocha
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (17.50%) Electronics
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.00%) Avionics
6 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
2 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) React
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) Node.js
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) RESTful
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (12.50%) Sass
7 5 (12.50%) Spring
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) Ember.js
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.00%) JPA
9 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.50%) Blog
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) OO
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.00%) MVC
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) OOP
8 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) Web Development
10 3 (7.50%) Analytics
10 3 (7.50%) BDD
10 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 3 (7.50%) SDLC
10 3 (7.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) Ruby
4 12 (30.00%) Python
5 11 (27.50%) C++
6 9 (22.50%) C#
7 8 (20.00%) PHP
8 6 (15.00%) C
9 4 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
11 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
11 2 (5.00%) ES6
12 1 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (2.50%) Elixir
12 1 (2.50%) Erlang
12 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
12 1 (2.50%) Perl
12 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.50%) XPath
12 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Google
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago