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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 18 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.35% 3.08% 10.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 3.13% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 14
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,800 £50,000
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
106 64 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 99.07% 98.46% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 125
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (50.00%) ETL
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) DataStage
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (25.00%) E-business
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) Maven
7 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (50.00%) DataStage
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) FishEye
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Toad
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Struts
5 1 (8.33%) Java SE
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) Dojo
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) E-business
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Clojure
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) ClojureScript
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) CA