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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 20 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.05% 18.49% 17.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.98% 20.18% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 60 42
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 £33,450 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,157 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
91 327 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.79% 91.60% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 210 230
Average salary £41,928 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (69.09%) C#
2 35 (63.64%) .NET
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
4 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
5 15 (27.27%) Java
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
8 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 11 (20.00%) WPF
9 10 (18.18%) OO
9 10 (18.18%) WinForms
10 9 (16.36%) HTML
10 9 (16.36%) jQuery
11 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
11 8 (14.55%) CSS
11 8 (14.55%) MVC
12 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
12 7 (12.73%) C++
12 7 (12.73%) Degree
13 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (10.91%) Supply Chain Management
13 6 (10.91%) Migration
14 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.09%) Oracle
14 5 (9.09%) ITIL
14 5 (9.09%) OOP
14 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 5 (9.09%) Java EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.82%) Moodle
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (63.64%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.00%) WPF
4 10 (18.18%) WinForms
5 9 (16.36%) HTML
5 9 (16.36%) jQuery
6 8 (14.55%) CSS
6 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
7 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.09%) HTML5
8 5 (9.09%) Java EE
9 3 (5.45%) JSON
9 3 (5.45%) Flash
9 3 (5.45%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) CSS3
9 3 (5.45%) Ajax
10 2 (3.64%) SOAP
11 1 (1.82%) XML
11 1 (1.82%) JSP
11 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) OO
4 8 (14.55%) MVC
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.09%) OOP
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.27%) QMS
8 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.64%) UML
9 2 (3.64%) Android Development
9 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.64%) Web Design
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.64%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Sun
3 1 (1.82%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter