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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 135 127 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 35 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.91% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 17
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -3.97%
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
3479 2913 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.24% 94.67% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2215 1906 2094
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
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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 +4 23 £42,500 - 2
Glasgow -19 6 £46,250 +15.62%
Fife - 3 £42,500 -
Dundee +6 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 91 (89.22%) Software Engineering
2 55 (53.92%) JavaScript
3 51 (50.00%) C#
4 50 (49.02%) .NET
5 49 (48.04%) HTML
5 49 (48.04%) SQL
6 48 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (47.06%) Mentoring
7 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
8 39 (38.24%) jQuery
9 37 (36.27%) MVC
10 30 (29.41%) Ajax
10 30 (29.41%) .NET Framework
11 29 (28.43%) CSS
12 26 (25.49%) Unit Testing
13 24 (23.53%) Java
13 24 (23.53%) C
14 23 (22.55%) WCF
15 21 (20.59%) OO
15 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (19.61%) LINQ
16 20 (19.61%) Computer Science
17 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
18 18 (17.65%) Linux
18 18 (17.65%) Degree
18 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 18 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 17 (16.67%) XML
19 17 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.86%) IIS
2 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) CMS
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.94%) GemFire
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.90%) Big Data
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.94%) KDB
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) JUnit
3 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) Selenium
4 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.98%) FogBugz
General
1 10 (9.80%) Law
2 7 (6.86%) Legal
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 3 (2.94%) Automotive
4 3 (2.94%) Front Office
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.02%) .NET
2 49 (48.04%) HTML
3 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
4 39 (38.24%) jQuery
5 30 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 30 (29.41%) Ajax
6 29 (28.43%) CSS
7 23 (22.55%) WCF
8 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (19.61%) LINQ
10 18 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (16.67%) XML
12 16 (15.69%) HTML5
13 9 (8.82%) Silverlight
13 9 (8.82%) XSLT
13 9 (8.82%) NHibernate
14 7 (6.86%) Servlets
15 6 (5.88%) Web Services
16 5 (4.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.94%) Equities
5 2 (1.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.65%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Windows
3 9 (8.82%) UNIX
4 4 (3.92%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (89.22%) Software Engineering
2 48 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.06%) Mentoring
3 37 (36.27%) MVC
4 26 (25.49%) Unit Testing
5 21 (20.59%) OO
6 14 (13.73%) Web Development
7 12 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.82%) Data Management
9 8 (7.84%) TDD
10 7 (6.86%) RAD
10 7 (6.86%) Document Management
10 7 (6.86%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.90%) Refactoring
11 5 (4.90%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.92%) JavaScript
2 51 (50.00%) C#
3 49 (48.04%) SQL
4 24 (23.53%) C
4 24 (23.53%) Java
5 16 (15.69%) T-SQL
5 16 (15.69%) Embedded C
6 15 (14.71%) C++
7 11 (10.78%) Python
8 10 (9.80%) Perl
9 8 (7.84%) VBScript
10 7 (6.86%) Ruby
11 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 7 (6.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
1 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.94%) StreamBase
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) HP
3 1 (0.98%) Interwoven
3 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago