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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 132 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 30 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.57% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.59% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2733 3037 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1911 2491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Glasgow +7 15 £45,500 -13.33% 2
Edinburgh +1 11 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Fife - 3 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (68.63%) Java
3 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 21 (41.18%) Maven
5 21 (41.18%) Degree
6 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
6 19 (37.25%) CSS
6 19 (37.25%) Web Services
7 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) Spring
9 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
9 16 (31.37%) Hibernate
10 15 (29.41%) RESTful
10 15 (29.41%) Linux
11 14 (27.45%) C#
11 14 (27.45%) jQuery
11 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (27.45%) Scrum
11 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
12 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (25.49%) JSON
12 13 (25.49%) JBoss
13 12 (23.53%) XHTML
13 12 (23.53%) SOA
13 12 (23.53%) Alfresco
13 12 (23.53%) Document Management
13 12 (23.53%) Artifactory
13 12 (23.53%) Spring Security
13 12 (23.53%) BDD

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (25.49%) JBoss
2 12 (23.53%) Alfresco
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) RS-232
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.96%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
3 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (13.73%) Big Data
6 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
7 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (7.84%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (7.84%) NewSQL
8 4 (7.84%) OLAP
8 4 (7.84%) OLTP
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (7.84%) VoltDB
9 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.92%) MarkLogic
10 2 (3.92%) RavenDB
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Maven
2 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
3 12 (23.53%) Artifactory
4 7 (13.73%) Selenium
5 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.88%) Ant
6 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.88%) Gradle
6 3 (5.88%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) Grunt
8 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
1 4 (7.84%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) CSS
1 19 (37.25%) Web Services
2 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) Spring
4 16 (31.37%) Hibernate
5 15 (29.41%) RESTful
6 14 (27.45%) jQuery
7 13 (25.49%) JSON
8 12 (23.53%) Gherkin
8 12 (23.53%) Spring Security
8 12 (23.53%) XHTML
9 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.69%) .NET
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.80%) LAMP
12 4 (7.84%) Ajax
12 4 (7.84%) CGI
12 4 (7.84%) HTML5
12 4 (7.84%) J2EE
12 4 (7.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.96%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.96%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Debian
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
4 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (23.53%) BDD
6 12 (23.53%) Document Management
6 12 (23.53%) SOA
7 10 (19.61%) Open Source
8 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.73%) Multithreading
9 7 (13.73%) Project Management
10 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (11.76%) OO
11 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.84%) MVC
11 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
11 4 (7.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) C
5 7 (13.73%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.92%) XQuery
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.96%) Go
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Vertica
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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