The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Median salary £48,750 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £54,150 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

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 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ

Senior Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) DirectX
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) CAE
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
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