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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 143 107 124
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 26 67 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.80% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.89% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 21
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 14 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Glasgow -13 5 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Dundee -1 3 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Fife +5 1 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) C#
4 24 (48.00%) .NET
5 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (34.00%) Java
7 16 (32.00%) MVC
7 16 (32.00%) jQuery
8 14 (28.00%) TDD
8 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (28.00%) Linux
9 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
10 12 (24.00%) Ajax
10 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (22.00%) C++
12 10 (20.00%) OO
12 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (20.00%) SDLC
13 8 (16.00%) Degree
13 8 (16.00%) Windows
14 7 (14.00%) SQL
14 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
15 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (12.00%) Web Development
15 6 (12.00%) Scrum
15 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (10.00%) Algorithms

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) TestNG
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.00%) FishEye
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.00%) Avionics
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) jQuery
3 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (24.00%) Ajax
5 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.00%) NHibernate
7 5 (10.00%) Servlets
8 4 (8.00%) HTML
8 4 (8.00%) WCF
9 3 (6.00%) Spring
9 3 (6.00%) SOAP
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
9 3 (6.00%) PhoneGap
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.00%) GWT
10 2 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Telematics
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.00%) Physics
5 1 (2.00%) SCADA
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) MVC
4 14 (28.00%) TDD
5 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (20.00%) SDLC
6 10 (20.00%) OO
6 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Web Development
8 5 (10.00%) OOP
9 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.00%) ITIL
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (6.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Tcl
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.00%) Telerik
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Avaloq
3 1 (2.00%) Wind River
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) HP
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