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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 127 151 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 26 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.48% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.51% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 28
Average salary £42,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £34,800 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
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
2924 3149 2838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.42% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 2033 1970
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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 +7 13 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Fife - 8 £37,500 -
Dundee +15 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £39,000 -
Glasgow +3 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 49 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 32 (50.79%) .NET
5 31 (49.21%) SQL
6 30 (47.62%) MVC
7 29 (46.03%) jQuery
8 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
9 24 (38.10%) C#
9 24 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 24 (38.10%) NHibernate
9 24 (38.10%) .NET Framework
10 23 (36.51%) Ajax
10 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (34.92%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (34.92%) Cryptography
11 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
12 14 (22.22%) Windows
13 12 (19.05%) UNIX
13 12 (19.05%) C++
13 12 (19.05%) Java
13 12 (19.05%) TDD
13 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
13 12 (19.05%) Software Testing
14 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
14 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
14 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
14 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
15 10 (15.87%) Scrum

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (34.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
1 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) GCC
2 2 (3.17%) NCrunch
2 2 (3.17%) Clang
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) FishEye
3 1 (1.59%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
1 2 (3.17%) Law
2 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) .NET
2 29 (46.03%) jQuery
3 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 24 (38.10%) NHibernate
4 24 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 24 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (36.51%) Ajax
6 9 (14.29%) HTML
7 8 (12.70%) CSS
8 6 (9.52%) WCF
9 4 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.17%) Java SE
11 2 (3.17%) JavaFX
11 2 (3.17%) Qt
11 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (3.17%) LINQ
11 2 (3.17%) J2EE
11 2 (3.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Telematics
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (47.62%) MVC
4 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
5 12 (19.05%) TDD
5 12 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Scrum
8 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.11%) OO
10 6 (9.52%) Pair Programming
10 6 (9.52%) Web Development
11 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.35%) OOP
12 3 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
13 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) C#
4 12 (19.05%) C++
4 12 (19.05%) Java
5 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.52%) C
7 4 (6.35%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) VBScript
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Interwoven
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