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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.57% 11.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.78% 11.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 0
Average salary £32,500 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% -
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
92 96 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 97.87% 97.96% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 14
Average salary £32,500 £45,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £38,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £56,500
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
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Stirling

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (95.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) J2EE
4 13 (65.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) Spring
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
6 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (45.00%) OOD
7 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (45.00%) OO
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) Subversion
8 8 (40.00%) Maven
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
9 6 (30.00%) Informatica
9 6 (30.00%) DataStage
9 6 (30.00%) IBM
9 6 (30.00%) ETL
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) Mockito
10 5 (25.00%) Big Data
10 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (25.00%) Mentoring

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (25.00%) Mule
1 5 (25.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (30.00%) DataStage
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Maven
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Mockito
3 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 5 (25.00%) Ant
3 5 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) J2EE
2 12 (60.00%) Spring
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (25.00%) JAXB
5 5 (25.00%) JSTL
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (45.00%) OOD
3 9 (45.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) System Testing
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Content Management
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Server Building
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) E-business
6 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.00%) V-Model
7 3 (15.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft