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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 141 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 62 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 1.62% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.71% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 53 17
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £47,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 13 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Glasgow -11 2 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) C#
3 23 (52.27%) .NET
4 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (38.64%) jQuery
6 16 (36.36%) MVC
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 13 (29.55%) Java
8 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
9 12 (27.27%) Ajax
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (25.00%) C++
10 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.45%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) Windows
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) TDD
13 8 (18.18%) SDLC
14 7 (15.91%) Scrum
14 7 (15.91%) UNIX
14 7 (15.91%) OO
14 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (15.91%) Web Development
15 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
15 6 (13.64%) Degree
15 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
15 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Clang
2 2 (4.55%) GCC
2 2 (4.55%) JUnit
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.27%) FishEye
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.27%) TestNG
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) jQuery
3 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
5 12 (27.27%) Ajax
6 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
7 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.36%) WCF
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.82%) Servlets
10 3 (6.82%) HTML
11 2 (4.55%) CSS
11 2 (4.55%) SOAP
11 2 (4.55%) Web Services
11 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
11 2 (4.55%) DirectX
11 2 (4.55%) Qt
11 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Telematics
3 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) OO
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.91%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL
9 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C#
2 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) C++
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) C
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) Tcl
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.27%) Avaloq
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Telerik
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