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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 32 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.77% 17.43% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.53% 18.34% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 38
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £27,912
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
136 229 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.52% 95.02% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 100 172 196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 29 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 50 (70.42%) C#
2 42 (59.15%) .NET
3 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
4 24 (33.80%) SQL
5 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
6 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
7 17 (23.94%) Java
8 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
8 16 (22.54%) HTML
9 15 (21.13%) CSS
10 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
11 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.08%) WinForms
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (14.08%) WPF
13 10 (14.08%) OO
14 9 (12.68%) XML
14 9 (12.68%) OOP
14 9 (12.68%) Degree
15 8 (11.27%) QMS
15 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.27%) Quality Management
15 8 (11.27%) MVC
15 8 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (9.86%) C++
16 7 (9.86%) Migration
16 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (8.45%) QA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (59.15%) .NET
2 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.54%) HTML
4 15 (21.13%) CSS
5 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
6 10 (14.08%) WinForms
6 10 (14.08%) WPF
7 9 (12.68%) XML
8 8 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (7.04%) Web Services
9 5 (7.04%) Java EE
9 5 (7.04%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (7.04%) LINQ
10 4 (5.63%) Ajax
11 3 (4.23%) Flash
11 3 (4.23%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.23%) HTML5
12 2 (2.82%) CSS3
12 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.41%) VLE
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
3 10 (14.08%) OO
4 9 (12.68%) OOP
5 8 (11.27%) QMS
5 8 (11.27%) Quality Management
5 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.63%) Document Management
9 3 (4.23%) Web Development
9 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.23%) Analytics
9 3 (4.23%) Line Management
10 2 (2.82%) Android Development
10 2 (2.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (70.42%) C#
2 24 (33.80%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 7 (9.86%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.82%) C
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.41%) XAML
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.41%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Nintex
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Sun
4 1 (1.41%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified - Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aberdeen
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Robert Gordon University
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Fantastic Holiday Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago