The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 65 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.25% 21.18% 17.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.00% 21.66% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 47
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £51,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 314 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.28% 97.82% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 154 228 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 73 (55.73%) .NET
2 67 (51.15%) C#
3 50 (38.17%) SQL
4 48 (36.64%) HTML
5 47 (35.88%) SQL Server
6 42 (32.06%) CSS
7 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
8 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
9 38 (29.01%) Java
10 35 (26.72%) ASP.NET
11 34 (25.95%) jQuery
12 24 (18.32%) OO
13 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (12.98%) PHP
15 16 (12.21%) Degree
16 15 (11.45%) VB.NET
16 15 (11.45%) Oracle
16 15 (11.45%) SharePoint
16 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (10.69%) MySQL
17 14 (10.69%) MVC
17 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (10.69%) Software Engineering
17 14 (10.69%) Web Development
18 13 (9.92%) HTML5
18 13 (9.92%) Web Services
19 12 (9.16%) Software Architecture
19 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
19 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 11 (8.40%) Project Planning

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
6 1 (0.76%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
2 4 (3.05%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) SAP HR
1 4 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.05%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (10.69%) MySQL
3 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.34%) SQLite
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) MS Access
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.82%) Subversion
4 4 (3.05%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.05%) LSMW
4 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.53%) NUnit
5 2 (1.53%) MSTest
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.76%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 11 (8.40%) Advertising
2 4 (3.05%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (55.73%) .NET
2 48 (36.64%) HTML
3 42 (32.06%) CSS
4 35 (26.72%) ASP.NET
5 34 (25.95%) jQuery
6 13 (9.92%) Web Services
6 13 (9.92%) HTML5
7 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.63%) WinForms
8 10 (7.63%) CSS3
9 9 (6.87%) LINQ
9 9 (6.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (6.87%) J2EE
10 8 (6.11%) XML
10 8 (6.11%) LINQ to SQL
11 7 (5.34%) Ajax
12 6 (4.58%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.82%) WCF
14 4 (3.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.82%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.29%) Open Source
6 2 (1.53%) GIS
7 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) OO
2 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.69%) MVC
4 14 (10.69%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.69%) Web Development
5 12 (9.16%) Software Architecture
6 11 (8.40%) Project Planning
7 10 (7.63%) Automated Testing
7 10 (7.63%) System Testing
8 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.87%) OOP
8 9 (6.87%) Data Analytics
8 9 (6.87%) Analytics
9 8 (6.11%) OO PHP
10 7 (5.34%) OOD
10 7 (5.34%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (3.82%) CRM
11 5 (3.82%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (3.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.15%) C#
2 50 (38.17%) SQL
3 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 38 (29.01%) Java
5 17 (12.98%) PHP
6 15 (11.45%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.63%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.05%) C++
8 4 (3.05%) ABAP
8 4 (3.05%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.53%) Groovy
9 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.53%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) Adobe
4 4 (3.05%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) Sun
5 2 (1.53%) ESRI
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