The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.11% 5.93% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 6.09% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 115 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 92.79% 97.46% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 32
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Stirling region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Stirling

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region that cited Senior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Finance
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Oracle
4 12 (63.16%) PL/SQL
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) J2EE
6 9 (47.37%) DataStage
6 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (47.37%) ETL
6 9 (47.37%) IBM
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) Spring
6 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
7 8 (42.11%) Subversion
7 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (42.11%) SOA
7 8 (42.11%) Informatica
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
8 7 (36.84%) OO
8 7 (36.84%) E-business
8 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
8 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (31.58%) OOD
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
10 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 4 (21.05%) Maven
11 3 (15.79%) jQuery

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region that cited Senior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) DataStage
1 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Toad
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (5.26%) FishEye
General
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) J2EE
2 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Struts
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) ETL
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) E-business
4 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (31.58%) OOD
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) V-Model
7 3 (15.79%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.26%) MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) PL/SQL
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Python
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) Informatica