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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 8 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.18% 22.76% 18.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.05% 24.09% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 40
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
38 137 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 86.36% 94.48% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 26 107 165
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) GIS
8 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (13.33%) GIS
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) JPA
6 2 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) API Development
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.67%) Alterian
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