Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 59 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 101 103 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.76% 3.86% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 4.06% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 74 84
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,150 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,510 2,535 2,391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 94.94% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,585 1,634 1,491
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,300 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 46 (45.54%) C#
1 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) .NET
3 44 (43.56%) Java
4 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
5 36 (35.64%) SQL
6 33 (32.67%) AngularJS
7 32 (31.68%) HTML
8 27 (26.73%) Software Engineering
9 26 (25.74%) DevOps
10 25 (24.75%) CSS
10 25 (24.75%) Python
11 24 (23.76%) Mentoring
12 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
12 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (20.79%) Finance
14 20 (19.80%) SDLC
15 18 (17.82%) SOAP
15 18 (17.82%) Web Services
16 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
16 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
16 17 (16.83%) MVC
16 17 (16.83%) Spring
16 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (15.84%) REST
17 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (10.89%) RESTful
19 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
19 11 (10.89%) PowerShell

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.94%) Apache
2 6 (5.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Sketch
1 1 (0.99%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Broadband
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.95%) Big Data
4 5 (4.95%) Parquet
4 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.96%) MySQL
6 3 (2.97%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.98%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.94%) Ant
5 6 (5.94%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (5.94%) JIRA
5 6 (5.94%) JUnit
5 6 (5.94%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.96%) Selenium
7 4 (3.96%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.97%) NUnit
9 2 (1.98%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.98%) MSTest
9 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.99%) Hudson
10 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.99%) RSpec
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.55%) .NET
2 33 (32.67%) AngularJS
3 32 (31.68%) HTML
4 25 (24.75%) CSS
5 18 (17.82%) SOAP
5 18 (17.82%) Web Services
6 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
6 17 (16.83%) Spring
7 16 (15.84%) REST
8 11 (10.89%) RESTful
9 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
10 9 (8.91%) React
11 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.92%) JSF
11 8 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.92%) WPF
11 8 (7.92%) XML
12 7 (6.93%) Apache Flex
13 6 (5.94%) Java EE
13 6 (5.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.95%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Animation
4 1 (0.99%) Media Streaming
4 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Unix
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) CentOS
3 1 (0.99%) Debian
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.73%) Software Engineering
3 26 (25.74%) DevOps
4 24 (23.76%) Mentoring
5 20 (19.80%) SDLC
6 17 (16.83%) MVC
6 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.89%) Decision-Making
8 11 (10.89%) Release Management
8 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Fintech
9 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.91%) Web Development
10 8 (7.92%) Coaching
10 8 (7.92%) CRM
10 8 (7.92%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (7.92%) Microservices
10 8 (7.92%) Software Architecture
11 7 (6.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) C#
2 44 (43.56%) Java
3 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
4 36 (35.64%) SQL
5 25 (24.75%) Python
6 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.91%) Ruby
8 8 (7.92%) Java 8
9 7 (6.93%) Kotlin
10 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.94%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.96%) C++
12 3 (2.97%) PHP
13 2 (1.98%) Java 9
14 1 (0.99%) ES6
14 1 (0.99%) GLSL
14 1 (0.99%) Scala
14 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Terraform
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Micro Focus
4 5 (4.95%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.98%) New Relic
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat