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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 143 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.07% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.12% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 18
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,450 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Glasgow +9 2 £52,500 +18.64%
Fife -2 1 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (78.72%) Software Engineering
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) .NET
4 23 (48.94%) C#
5 22 (46.81%) jQuery
6 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
6 21 (44.68%) MVC
7 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.04%) SQL
8 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
9 15 (31.91%) Ajax
9 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (25.53%) Windows
11 11 (23.40%) UNIX
11 11 (23.40%) Java
12 10 (21.28%) TDD
12 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (21.28%) Entity Framework
12 10 (21.28%) NHibernate
13 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
13 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
13 9 (19.15%) Cryptography
13 9 (19.15%) Scrum
13 9 (19.15%) C++
14 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
14 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
14 8 (17.02%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (17.02%) Relational Database

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.02%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
1 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) GCC
3 2 (4.26%) NCrunch
3 2 (4.26%) Clang
4 1 (2.13%) FishEye
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) jQuery
3 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
4 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
5 15 (31.91%) Ajax
5 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (21.28%) Entity Framework
6 10 (21.28%) NHibernate
7 5 (10.64%) WCF
8 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.51%) HTML
9 3 (6.38%) CSS
10 2 (4.26%) Servlets
10 2 (4.26%) SOAP
10 2 (4.26%) Web Services
10 2 (4.26%) OpenGL
10 2 (4.26%) DirectX
10 2 (4.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Telematics
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) UNIX
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Software Engineering
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) MVC
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
6 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Web Development
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.38%) OO
9 3 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) C
7 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Tcl
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) HP
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