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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 15 71 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.30% 23.91% 20.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.41% 25.09% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 63 56
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
51 283 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.23% 95.29% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 178 230
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 7 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (64.58%) C#
1 31 (64.58%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 14 (29.17%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) Java
6 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.00%) jQuery
7 12 (25.00%) SDLC
8 11 (22.92%) HTML
8 11 (22.92%) OO
9 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 10 (20.83%) CSS
9 10 (20.83%) MVC
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle
11 8 (16.67%) Degree
12 7 (14.58%) WinForms
12 7 (14.58%) Supply Chain Management
12 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
12 7 (14.58%) PRINCE
12 7 (14.58%) OOP
12 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (10.42%) WPF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) Moodle
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) OLAP
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) jQuery
3 11 (22.92%) HTML
4 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
6 7 (14.58%) WinForms
7 5 (10.42%) WPF
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.33%) Java EE
9 3 (6.25%) JSON
10 2 (4.17%) MDX
10 2 (4.17%) WCF
10 2 (4.17%) Ajax
10 2 (4.17%) Web Services
10 2 (4.17%) Flash
10 2 (4.17%) CSS3
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) VLE
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Android
1 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 12 (25.00%) SDLC
4 11 (22.92%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) MVC
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.58%) OOP
7 7 (14.58%) PRINCE
7 7 (14.58%) Supply Chain Management
8 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
10 4 (8.33%) QMS
11 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 2 (4.17%) ETL
12 2 (4.17%) TDD
12 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
12 2 (4.17%) Scrum
12 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 3 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Delphi
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.25%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Blackboard
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
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