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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 123 141 111
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 32 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.76% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.80% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 29
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 0 15 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Fife - 12 £41,500 - 2
Glasgow +7 2 £100,000 +100.00%
West Lothian - 2 £39,000 - 1
Dundee +11 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 53 (80.30%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 35 (53.03%) SQL
4 35 (53.03%) MVC
5 34 (51.52%) .NET
6 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 29 (43.94%) jQuery
8 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (39.39%) C#
10 25 (37.88%) .NET Framework
11 24 (36.36%) Ajax
12 23 (34.85%) E-Commerce
12 23 (34.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 22 (33.33%) NHibernate
13 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (30.30%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (28.79%) Cryptography
16 13 (19.70%) Windows
16 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
17 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
17 12 (18.18%) UNIX
17 12 (18.18%) RDBMS
18 11 (16.67%) HTML
18 11 (16.67%) TDD
18 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
18 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 11 (16.67%) Manual Testing
18 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
19 10 (15.15%) Java

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) GemFire
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (30.30%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) KDB
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.52%) Clang
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) GCC
3 1 (1.52%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (4.55%) Law
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.94%) jQuery
4 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (37.88%) .NET Framework
6 24 (36.36%) Ajax
7 23 (34.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (33.33%) NHibernate
9 11 (16.67%) HTML
10 9 (13.64%) CSS
11 7 (10.61%) WCF
12 4 (6.06%) LINQ
12 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (3.03%) HTML5
14 2 (3.03%) JavaFX
14 2 (3.03%) Servlets
14 2 (3.03%) XML
14 2 (3.03%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.52%) Open Source
2 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.03%) MVC
4 23 (34.85%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.67%) TDD
5 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Pair Programming
7 7 (10.61%) OO
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) OOP
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
11 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
12 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) C#
4 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.15%) Java
6 9 (13.64%) C++
7 7 (10.61%) C
8 5 (7.58%) Python
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.03%) Ruby
11 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) HP
2 1 (1.52%) Interwoven
2 1 (1.52%) Twitter
2 1 (1.52%) StreamBase
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