The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 130 125 153
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 47 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.07% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 9
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £48,750 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3877 2985 3380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.05% 94.34% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 1740 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 27 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Fife 0 8 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Glasgow -22 5 £41,250 -19.51% 1
Aberdeen +5 1 £52,000 +15.55%
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 55 (87.30%) Software Engineering
2 26 (41.27%) C#
3 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.75%) .NET
5 19 (30.16%) Java
6 18 (28.57%) C
6 18 (28.57%) HTML
7 17 (26.98%) MVC
7 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
8 16 (25.40%) Degree
8 16 (25.40%) C++
8 16 (25.40%) Linux
9 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 14 (22.22%) SQL
9 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 12 (19.05%) XML
10 12 (19.05%) Python
11 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.46%) jQuery
11 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
11 11 (17.46%) HTML5
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (15.87%) CSS
13 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
14 8 (12.70%) OO
14 8 (12.70%) TDD
14 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) ATM
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.17%) TestComplete
5 2 (3.17%) QAComplete
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Automotive
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) HTML
3 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
4 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 12 (19.05%) XML
6 11 (17.46%) jQuery
6 11 (17.46%) HTML5
7 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (15.87%) CSS
8 7 (11.11%) Web Services
8 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (11.11%) WCF
9 6 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (7.94%) SOAP
11 4 (6.35%) JSON
11 4 (6.35%) LINQ
11 4 (6.35%) RESTful
12 3 (4.76%) Silverlight
12 3 (4.76%) Ajax
12 3 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Open Source
3 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) SCADA
5 1 (1.59%) Physics
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (87.30%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) MVC
3 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.70%) OO
4 8 (12.70%) TDD
4 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
6 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.35%) Release Management
7 4 (6.35%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.35%) Dependency Management
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Data Management
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) C#
2 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.16%) Java
4 18 (28.57%) C
5 16 (25.40%) C++
6 14 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (19.05%) Python
8 7 (11.11%) Embedded C
9 6 (9.52%) Perl
9 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 4 (6.35%) VBScript
10 4 (6.35%) Ruby
11 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.17%) Lisp
11 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.17%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.59%) Delphi
12 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Siemens
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Wonderware
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) Allen-Bradley
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