Senior Developer Jobs in Scotland

Senior Developer
UK > Scotland

The median Senior Developer salary in Scotland is £60,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 19 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
19 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 127 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -66 +13 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 142 167 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.31% 4.25% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 4.66% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 104 96 163
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,625 £48,750
25th Percentile £52,000 £53,438 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,250 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.78% +7.60% +13.64%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £85,625
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,955 3,582 5,953
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 91.24% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,701 2,044 3,255
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.36% - +15.79%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Scotland

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Scotland

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Scotland

Senior 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 Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -101 51 £57,500 -14.18% 4
Edinburgh -5 50 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Aberdeen - 15 £55,000 -
Fife - 10 £55,000 -
Aberdeenshire -1 6 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Dundee - 6 £70,576 -
Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £60,000 - 2
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 July 2024, Senior Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 60 (42.25%) .NET
2 47 (33.10%) C#
3 36 (25.35%) Front End Development
4 34 (23.94%) React
5 33 (23.24%) JavaScript
6 32 (22.54%) Azure
6 32 (22.54%) AngularJS
7 30 (21.13%) Agile
8 28 (19.72%) AWS
8 28 (19.72%) Software Engineering
9 23 (16.20%) Java
9 23 (16.20%) SQL
10 22 (15.49%) DevOps
11 20 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (14.08%) Social Skills
12 18 (12.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 17 (11.97%) Ruby
14 16 (11.27%) SaaS
14 16 (11.27%) Windows
14 16 (11.27%) Full Stack Development
14 16 (11.27%) CI/CD
14 16 (11.27%) TypeScript
15 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
15 14 (9.86%) Node.js
15 14 (9.86%) Finance
15 14 (9.86%) Video\Live Streaming
15 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
16 13 (9.15%) .NET Framework
16 13 (9.15%) Vue
16 13 (9.15%) Collaborative Working

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (1.41%) CMS
2 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.41%) WordPress
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Appian
3 1 (0.70%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Sonata
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.54%) Azure
2 28 (19.72%) AWS
3 16 (11.27%) SaaS
4 6 (4.23%) GCP
5 5 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (2.82%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.82%) Serverless
7 2 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.41%) GitHub
7 2 (1.41%) Power Automate
7 2 (1.41%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.41%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.82%) DynamoDB
5 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) MySQL
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Git
2 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.41%) Maven
3 2 (1.41%) webpack
4 1 (0.70%) JHipster
4 1 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) JUnit
4 1 (0.70%) Mockito
4 1 (0.70%) Vite
General
1 20 (14.08%) Social Skills
2 18 (12.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 14 (9.86%) Finance
4 3 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 2 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (42.25%) .NET
2 34 (23.94%) React
3 32 (22.54%) AngularJS
4 14 (9.86%) Node.js
5 13 (9.15%) .NET Framework
5 13 (9.15%) Vue
6 11 (7.75%) CSS
6 11 (7.75%) JSON
7 10 (7.04%) HTML
7 10 (7.04%) REST
8 8 (5.63%) Spring
9 7 (4.93%) Blazor
9 7 (4.93%) Web Services
10 6 (4.23%) .NET Core
10 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.23%) Express.js
10 6 (4.23%) XML
10 6 (4.23%) XSL
11 5 (3.52%) OAuth
11 5 (3.52%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.86%) Video\Live Streaming
3 8 (5.63%) Product Ownership
4 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.70%) Distributed Systems
6 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.70%) Kindle
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.70%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Windows
2 10 (7.04%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.35%) Front End Development
2 30 (21.13%) Agile
3 28 (19.72%) Software Engineering
4 22 (15.49%) DevOps
5 16 (11.27%) CI/CD
5 16 (11.27%) Full Stack Development
6 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
6 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.15%) Collaborative Working
7 13 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.04%) Actionable Insight
9 9 (6.34%) Design Patterns
9 9 (6.34%) SDLC
10 8 (5.63%) Microservices
10 8 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.93%) Customer Experience
11 7 (4.93%) Fintech
12 6 (4.23%) Open Source
12 6 (4.23%) Requirements Gathering
13 5 (3.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.10%) C#
2 33 (23.24%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.20%) Java
3 23 (16.20%) SQL
4 17 (11.97%) Ruby
5 16 (11.27%) TypeScript
6 10 (7.04%) C++
7 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.93%) PHP
9 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.82%) Groovy
11 3 (2.11%) Python
12 1 (0.70%) Elixir
12 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.63%) Degree
3 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (7.75%) Oracle
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.82%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.70%) Apple
4 1 (0.70%) Quadient
4 1 (0.70%) Xamarin