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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 133 132 145
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 40 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 0.73% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.78% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 14
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
3547 2965 2964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.64% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 1956 2055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Glasgow -23 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Fife - 2 £42,500 - 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 88 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
3 51 (51.52%) HTML
4 50 (50.51%) C#
5 45 (45.45%) .NET
6 44 (44.44%) SQL
7 35 (35.35%) ASP.NET
8 34 (34.34%) jQuery
9 31 (31.31%) MVC
10 30 (30.30%) CSS
10 30 (30.30%) Unit Testing
11 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (26.26%) .NET Framework
13 25 (25.25%) Ajax
13 25 (25.25%) Java
13 25 (25.25%) C
14 22 (22.22%) Computer Science
15 21 (21.21%) WCF
15 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
16 20 (20.20%) XML
16 20 (20.20%) Linux
16 20 (20.20%) OO
16 20 (20.20%) Degree
16 20 (20.20%) Relational Database
17 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (19.19%) LINQ
17 19 (19.19%) HTML5
17 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
18 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
18 17 (17.17%) Embedded C

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.07%) IIS
3 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.03%) GemFire
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) Relational Database
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.10%) RDBMS
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.05%) Big Data
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.03%) KDB
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) JUnit
4 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) FogBugz
General
1 8 (8.08%) Law
2 7 (7.07%) Legal
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
4 4 (4.04%) Automotive
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.52%) HTML
2 45 (45.45%) .NET
3 35 (35.35%) ASP.NET
4 34 (34.34%) jQuery
5 30 (30.30%) CSS
6 26 (26.26%) .NET Framework
7 25 (25.25%) Ajax
8 21 (21.21%) WCF
9 20 (20.20%) XML
10 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (19.19%) LINQ
10 19 (19.19%) HTML5
11 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (13.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (10.10%) Web Services
14 9 (9.09%) Silverlight
14 9 (9.09%) XSLT
15 7 (7.07%) Servlets
16 5 (5.05%) CSS3
17 4 (4.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.04%) Open Source
3 3 (3.03%) Equities
4 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) UNIX
2 9 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Android
4 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 31 (31.31%) MVC
3 30 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.20%) OO
6 16 (16.16%) Web Development
7 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.09%) Data Management
9 8 (8.08%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.07%) RAD
10 7 (7.07%) TDD
10 7 (7.07%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.07%) Document Management
10 7 (7.07%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.05%) Project Management
12 5 (5.05%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.05%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (4.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
2 50 (50.51%) C#
3 44 (44.44%) SQL
4 25 (25.25%) Java
4 25 (25.25%) C
5 17 (17.17%) Embedded C
6 15 (15.15%) C++
7 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
8 11 (11.11%) Python
9 10 (10.10%) Perl
10 8 (8.08%) VBScript
11 7 (7.07%) Ruby
12 5 (5.05%) Objective-C
13 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (7.07%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) StreamBase
3 1 (1.01%) HP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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