Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 124 129
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 25 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.82% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.87% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,900 £35,625 £36,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £51,300
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% -

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 2357 2407 2713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.43% 94.39% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1493 1700
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) C++
5 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 6 (24.00%) High Availability
6 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) React
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Ruby
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (12.00%) Puppet
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science

Senior Software Engineer 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 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 6 (24.00%) RESTful
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) React
4 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.00%) Symfony
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
7 1 (4.00%) MFC
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) ASIC
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 1 (4.00%) Android Development
8 1 (4.00%) API Design
8 1 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.00%) Domain Models
8 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.00%) Release Management
8 1 (4.00%) SOLID
8 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.00%) Lisp
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago