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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 32 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.58% 2.08% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.22% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £62,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% +10.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
187 45 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 96.39% 93.75% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 130 30 108
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 31 October 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (60.00%) HTML
6 5 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (50.00%) Banking
6 5 (50.00%) Spring
6 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (40.00%) XSLT
7 4 (40.00%) UML
7 4 (40.00%) Web Services
7 4 (40.00%) J2EE
7 4 (40.00%) OO
7 4 (40.00%) SOA
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (30.00%) DataStage
8 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (30.00%) V-Model
8 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (30.00%) ETL
8 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (30.00%) IBM
8 3 (30.00%) E-business
8 3 (30.00%) MVC
8 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) DataStage
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) FishEye
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) XSLT
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Struts
4 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Java SE
6 1 (10.00%) Java EE
6 1 (10.00%) Dojo
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) SOA
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) E-business
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) V-Model
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Clojure
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) ClojureScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) CA