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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 30 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.67% 20.15% 19.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 20.83% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 48
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
240 264 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.39% 96.70% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 130 208 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 60 (57.69%) C#
2 57 (54.81%) .NET
3 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
4 37 (35.58%) SQL
5 34 (32.69%) HTML
5 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (28.85%) CSS
8 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
9 28 (26.92%) Java
10 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
11 20 (19.23%) OO
11 20 (19.23%) jQuery
12 18 (17.31%) SharePoint
13 15 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
14 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 13 (12.50%) OOP
15 13 (12.50%) XML
16 12 (11.54%) Web Services
16 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.54%) MVC
16 12 (11.54%) Software Architecture
16 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
16 12 (11.54%) Line Management
17 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (10.58%) Project Planning
17 11 (10.58%) Web Development
17 11 (10.58%) Advertising

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
5 1 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.92%) MS Project
5 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SAP HR
1 4 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.85%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.73%) SQLite
5 5 (4.81%) MySQL
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.85%) LSMW
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.96%) EasyMock
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 11 (10.58%) Advertising
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (54.81%) .NET
2 34 (32.69%) HTML
3 30 (28.85%) CSS
4 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
5 20 (19.23%) jQuery
6 13 (12.50%) XML
7 12 (11.54%) Web Services
7 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.62%) WinForms
8 10 (9.62%) HTML5
8 10 (9.62%) CSS3
9 9 (8.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (8.65%) LINQ to SQL
9 9 (8.65%) LINQ
9 9 (8.65%) J2EE
10 4 (3.85%) Ajax
10 4 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
10 4 (3.85%) BAPI
10 4 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (3.85%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.96%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) OO
3 15 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
4 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 13 (12.50%) OOP
5 12 (11.54%) MVC
5 12 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 12 (11.54%) Line Management
6 11 (10.58%) Project Planning
6 11 (10.58%) Web Development
7 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Data Analytics
8 7 (6.73%) Analytics
8 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.73%) OOD
9 5 (4.81%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Document Management
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
10 4 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.69%) C#
2 37 (35.58%) SQL
3 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (6.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.81%) PHP
7 4 (3.85%) SAPscript
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.85%) C++
7 4 (3.85%) ABAP
8 2 (1.92%) C
8 2 (1.92%) Groovy
9 1 (0.96%) XAML
9 1 (0.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Adobe
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (1.92%) ESRI
5 2 (1.92%) Nintex
6 1 (0.96%) Sun
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