The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 145 143 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.69% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.72% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 54
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
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
2755 3040 3558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.16% 95.30% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1955 2346
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Glasgow -3 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Dundee +11 2 £48,750 +12.06%
Fife - 2 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Java
3 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 18 (37.50%) HTML
5 18 (37.50%) Maven
5 18 (37.50%) Degree
6 17 (35.42%) C#
7 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 15 (31.25%) Web Services
9 14 (29.17%) Spring
9 14 (29.17%) Scrum
10 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
10 13 (27.08%) C++
11 12 (25.00%) jQuery
11 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (22.92%) BDD
12 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
12 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
12 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (20.83%) JBoss
13 10 (20.83%) RESTful
14 9 (18.75%) Alfresco
14 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
14 9 (18.75%) Artifactory
14 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
14 9 (18.75%) XHTML
14 9 (18.75%) SOA

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.83%) JBoss
2 9 (18.75%) Alfresco
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) HTTP
3 3 (6.25%) RS-232
4 2 (4.17%) RS-485
5 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.42%) Big Data
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.17%) MarkLogic
6 2 (4.17%) Redis
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.08%) GIS
7 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Maven
2 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
3 9 (18.75%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.25%) Ant
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Gradle
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) CSS
2 18 (37.50%) HTML
3 15 (31.25%) Web Services
4 14 (29.17%) Spring
5 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
6 12 (25.00%) jQuery
7 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
8 10 (20.83%) RESTful
9 9 (18.75%) .NET
9 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
9 9 (18.75%) JSON
9 9 (18.75%) Spring Security
9 9 (18.75%) XHTML
10 4 (8.33%) J2EE
10 4 (8.33%) JMS
10 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 3 (6.25%) JSP
11 3 (6.25%) React
11 3 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.08%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Debian
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.92%) BDD
5 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Document Management
6 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.75%) SOA
7 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (12.50%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) Project Management
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (10.42%) Open Source
10 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.33%) MVC
10 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) C
6 8 (16.67%) Python
7 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 4 (8.33%) Ruby
9 3 (6.25%) Perl
9 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.17%) PHP
10 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.17%) XQuery
11 1 (2.08%) Go
11 1 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
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