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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 115 140 143
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 11
Median salary £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.09%
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
2278 2932 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.44% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1897 2030
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +22 17 £52,000 +22.35% 6
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
Glasgow +14 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Java
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (40.00%) C++
4 16 (40.00%) HTML
5 14 (35.00%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) Python
5 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (32.50%) OO
6 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Ruby
7 12 (30.00%) C#
8 9 (22.50%) React
9 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) jQuery
9 8 (20.00%) PHP
9 8 (20.00%) MySQL
9 8 (20.00%) Degree
9 8 (20.00%) Electronics
10 7 (17.50%) MVC
10 7 (17.50%) Marketing
10 7 (17.50%) C
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) Web Services
11 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
11 6 (15.00%) Coaching
11 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (15.00%) RESTful

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 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Slack
3 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.50%) Broadband
3 1 (2.50%) DECT
3 1 (2.50%) DVB
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) RS-232
3 1 (2.50%) RS-485
3 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) Impala
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
1 5 (12.50%) webpack
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Travis CI
3 2 (5.00%) Babel
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Mocha
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Electronics
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.50%) Retail
6 2 (5.00%) Avionics
7 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) HTML
2 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (35.00%) CSS
3 9 (22.50%) React
4 8 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) Node.js
6 6 (15.00%) RESTful
6 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (12.50%) Sass
7 5 (12.50%) Spring
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) Ember.js
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.00%) JPA
9 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Blog
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) OO
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) OOP
7 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) High Availability
9 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
1 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) C++
3 14 (35.00%) Python
4 12 (30.00%) C#
4 12 (30.00%) Ruby
5 8 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (17.50%) C
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++
9 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.00%) ES6
10 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.50%) XPath
10 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
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