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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.83% 23.05% 11.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.18% 25.10% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 59 25
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
110 259 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.67% 91.84% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 174 203
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,096
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (70.77%) C#
2 42 (64.62%) .NET
3 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
4 21 (32.31%) SQL
5 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 16 (24.62%) Mentoring
7 15 (23.08%) Java
7 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 12 (18.46%) HTML
9 12 (18.46%) WPF
10 11 (16.92%) CSS
10 11 (16.92%) OO
11 10 (15.38%) WinForms
12 8 (12.31%) Degree
12 8 (12.31%) C++
12 8 (12.31%) OOP
13 7 (10.77%) Quality Management
13 7 (10.77%) MVC
13 7 (10.77%) Migration
13 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
13 7 (10.77%) QMS
13 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
14 6 (9.23%) jQuery
14 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (7.69%) HTML5
15 5 (7.69%) Java EE
15 5 (7.69%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) Moodle
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
1 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) .NET
2 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.46%) HTML
3 12 (18.46%) WPF
4 11 (16.92%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) WinForms
6 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.23%) jQuery
7 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (7.69%) HTML5
8 5 (7.69%) Ajax
8 5 (7.69%) Java EE
9 3 (4.62%) JSON
9 3 (4.62%) Web Services
9 3 (4.62%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) Flash
9 3 (4.62%) CSS3
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) VLE
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Mentoring
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) OO
4 8 (12.31%) OOP
5 7 (10.77%) QMS
5 7 (10.77%) Quality Management
5 7 (10.77%) MVC
5 7 (10.77%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.62%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.08%) Web Development
10 2 (3.08%) Web Design
10 2 (3.08%) Android Development
10 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) C#
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 15 (23.08%) Java
3 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe
3 1 (1.54%) Sun
3 1 (1.54%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter
3 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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