The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 71 57 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.69% 4.76% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 4.97% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 55
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £36,375 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,875 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1185 1148 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.95% 95.91% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2877 2279 2881
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 76 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (53.13%) C#
3 64 (50.00%) .NET
4 46 (35.94%) Java
5 45 (35.16%) JavaScript
6 40 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 39 (30.47%) MVC
8 33 (25.78%) HTML
9 31 (24.22%) Software Engineering
10 30 (23.44%) SQL
11 29 (22.66%) OO
12 25 (19.53%) CSS
13 23 (17.97%) Finance
14 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET
14 21 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (14.84%) Mobile App
16 18 (14.06%) Spring
17 17 (13.28%) Python
17 17 (13.28%) .NET Framework
18 16 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
19 15 (11.72%) Ruby
20 14 (10.94%) Oracle
20 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
20 14 (10.94%) Entity Framework
20 14 (10.94%) Test Automation
21 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 13 (10.16%) PHP

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 9 (7.03%) Apache
1 9 (7.03%) CMS
2 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.56%) JBoss
3 2 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) InDesign
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) SMS
1 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.81%) MySQL
4 8 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.34%) Big Data
7 3 (2.34%) Spatial Data
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.78%) GIS
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Maven
2 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.81%) Subversion
4 6 (4.69%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.91%) Ant
5 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.13%) Bower
6 4 (3.13%) Grunt
6 4 (3.13%) gulp
6 4 (3.13%) HttpUnit
6 4 (3.13%) JMeter
6 4 (3.13%) JUnit
7 3 (2.34%) JIRA
7 3 (2.34%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.34%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.56%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.56%) Gradle
9 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Automotive
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Games
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.00%) .NET
2 40 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 33 (25.78%) HTML
4 25 (19.53%) CSS
5 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET
6 18 (14.06%) Spring
7 17 (13.28%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (10.94%) Entity Framework
10 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (9.38%) Angular 2
12 11 (8.59%) Hibernate
12 11 (8.59%) J2EE
13 10 (7.81%) HTML5
13 10 (7.81%) REST
13 10 (7.81%) WPF
14 9 (7.03%) RESTful
14 9 (7.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (7.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.59%) User Experience
4 10 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Windows
3 9 (7.03%) Android
4 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.91%) Solaris
6 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.47%) MVC
3 31 (24.22%) Software Engineering
4 29 (22.66%) OO
5 21 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 14 (10.94%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.38%) ERP
8 12 (9.38%) Scrum
8 12 (9.38%) Web Application Development
9 10 (7.81%) Open Source
10 9 (7.03%) TDD
11 8 (6.25%) SDLC
12 7 (5.47%) Android Development
12 7 (5.47%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.47%) Web Design
13 6 (4.69%) Task Automation
14 4 (3.13%) Functional Testing
14 4 (3.13%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.13%) C#
2 46 (35.94%) Java
3 45 (35.16%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.44%) SQL
5 17 (13.28%) Python
6 15 (11.72%) Ruby
7 13 (10.16%) PHP
8 8 (6.25%) C++
9 7 (5.47%) Perl
10 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.13%) GraphQL
12 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Alterian
4 2 (1.56%) Google
4 2 (1.56%) Intel
4 2 (1.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos
5 1 (0.78%) Progress
5 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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