The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 14 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.90% 12.89% 20.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.88% 13.92% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 50
Average salary £32,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.19% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,500 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,550 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
64 237 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.52% 92.58% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 138 197
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Developer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Aberdeen region.

Developer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Developer
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) MVC
6 9 (25.71%) jQuery
7 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 8 (22.86%) Java
7 8 (22.86%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) SDLC
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (17.14%) PRINCE
9 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (17.14%) OOP
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) CSS
11 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) VB.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) OLAP
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) jQuery
3 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) WinForms
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.71%) SOAP
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) MDX
7 2 (5.71%) WCF
7 2 (5.71%) WPF
7 2 (5.71%) JPA
7 2 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.86%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) OOP
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) ETL
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Delphi
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.86%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) Alterian
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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