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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 15 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.89% 1.83% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.22% 1.90% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £54,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.09% +35.62%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
98 158 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 97.03% 96.34% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 104 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) OO
4 12 (57.14%) Spring
5 11 (52.38%) Subversion
6 10 (47.62%) Maven
6 10 (47.62%) J2EE
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Web Services
8 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
8 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
9 7 (33.33%) OOD
9 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
10 6 (28.57%) Analytics
10 6 (28.57%) Banking
10 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
10 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
10 6 (28.57%) Workflow
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) CSS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (23.81%) Mule
1 5 (23.81%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) OLAP
3 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 5 (23.81%) Big Data
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (14.29%) DataStage
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Subversion
2 10 (47.62%) Maven
3 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (23.81%) IntelliJ
5 5 (23.81%) Ant
5 5 (23.81%) JUnit
5 5 (23.81%) Mockito
6 4 (19.05%) NUnit
6 4 (19.05%) Moq
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
2 10 (47.62%) J2EE
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) JSP
6 5 (23.81%) JAXB
6 5 (23.81%) JSTL
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) XSLT
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) MDX
7 4 (19.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (9.52%) Spring Integration
8 2 (9.52%) PostGIS
8 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.52%) JPA
8 2 (9.52%) JMS
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) OO
4 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
6 7 (33.33%) OOD
7 6 (28.57%) Workflow
7 6 (28.57%) Analytics
7 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) Server Building
8 5 (23.81%) SDLC
8 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (23.81%) Content Management
8 5 (23.81%) System Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
9 4 (19.05%) MVVM
10 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (14.29%) V-Model
10 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) DevExpress
4 3 (14.29%) Informatica
4 3 (14.29%) IBM