Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Applications Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Application Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 209 243
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 18 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.13% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £51,250 £46,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5432 4977 6111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.95% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3483 3096 3930
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Developer in Scotland

Senior Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Applications Developer in Scotland

Senior Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Applications Developer in Scotland

Senior Applications Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 13 £70,000 +40.00%
Edinburgh -16 5 £40,000 -15.79%
Senior Applications Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Applications 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) Big Data
4 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) CSS3
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
7 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
7 5 (27.78%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
7 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
7 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (22.22%) Xamarin
8 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (22.22%) Sass
8 4 (22.22%) LESS
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (22.22%) MVC

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Big Data
2 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) CSS3
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) Ajax
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (22.22%) DOM
4 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 4 (22.22%) LESS
4 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
4 4 (22.22%) Sass
4 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
1 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (11.11%) Case Management
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Records Management
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.11%) Nintex