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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 140 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 1.60% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.69% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 16
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £47,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 July 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 -12 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Glasgow -4 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Dundee 0 3 £43,500 +16.00%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Fife +1 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (57.50%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) .NET
5 14 (35.00%) Java
6 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) TDD
8 11 (27.50%) MVC
8 11 (27.50%) jQuery
8 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
9 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (22.50%) C++
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (20.00%) Ajax
11 8 (20.00%) SDLC
12 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 7 (17.50%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) OO
13 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
13 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
14 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
14 5 (12.50%) Android
14 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
14 5 (12.50%) Python

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Trello
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) TestNG
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Avionics
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) jQuery
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (20.00%) Ajax
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.00%) PhoneGap
6 4 (10.00%) Servlets
7 3 (7.50%) SOAP
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) Spring
8 2 (5.00%) WCF
8 2 (5.00%) Qt
8 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.00%) REST
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Telematics
4 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) MVC
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (17.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.00%) Android Development
7 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (10.00%) C
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Tcl
8 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 4 (10.00%) Telerik
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Avaloq
3 1 (2.50%) Wind River
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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