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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 135 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 32 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.21% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 23
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
3390 2967 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.49% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 1921 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -11 23 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Glasgow -20 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Fife +3 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dundee +10 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 88 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 58 (58.59%) JavaScript
3 54 (54.55%) .NET
4 52 (52.53%) SQL
5 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (49.49%) C#
7 48 (48.48%) HTML
8 45 (45.45%) ASP.NET
8 45 (45.45%) Mentoring
9 42 (42.42%) jQuery
10 41 (41.41%) MVC
11 33 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 33 (33.33%) Ajax
12 29 (29.29%) CSS
13 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
14 23 (23.23%) Java
14 23 (23.23%) WCF
15 21 (21.21%) LINQ
15 21 (21.21%) OO
15 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
15 21 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
17 18 (18.18%) C
17 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 17 (17.17%) T-SQL
18 17 (17.17%) Linux
18 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
19 16 (16.16%) XML
19 16 (16.16%) Computer Science

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.07%) IIS
3 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) CMS
6 3 (3.03%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.03%) GemFire
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.01%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.05%) Big Data
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.03%) KDB
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.02%) JUnit
4 1 (1.01%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 10 (10.10%) Law
2 7 (7.07%) Legal
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
4 3 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.55%) .NET
2 48 (48.48%) HTML
3 45 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 42 (42.42%) jQuery
5 33 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 33 (33.33%) Ajax
6 29 (29.29%) CSS
7 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (23.23%) WCF
9 21 (21.21%) LINQ
9 21 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (16.16%) XML
11 16 (16.16%) HTML5
12 12 (12.12%) NHibernate
13 9 (9.09%) Silverlight
13 9 (9.09%) XSLT
14 6 (6.06%) Servlets
15 5 (5.05%) CSS3
15 5 (5.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) Cryptography
3 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.03%) Equities
6 2 (2.02%) Open Source
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 9 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (4.04%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 41 (41.41%) MVC
5 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
6 21 (21.21%) OO
7 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 14 (14.14%) Web Development
9 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.09%) Data Management
10 9 (9.09%) TDD
11 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.07%) RAD
12 7 (7.07%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (7.07%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (7.07%) Document Management
13 6 (6.06%) Pair Programming
14 5 (5.05%) OOD
14 5 (5.05%) Statistical Analysis
14 5 (5.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (58.59%) JavaScript
2 52 (52.53%) SQL
3 49 (49.49%) C#
4 23 (23.23%) Java
5 18 (18.18%) C
6 17 (17.17%) T-SQL
7 13 (13.13%) Embedded C
8 12 (12.12%) C++
9 11 (11.11%) Python
10 10 (10.10%) Perl
11 8 (8.08%) VBScript
12 7 (7.07%) Ruby
13 5 (5.05%) Objective-C
14 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (7.07%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) StreamBase
3 1 (1.01%) Twitter
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) HP
3 1 (1.01%) Interwoven
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