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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 19 65 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.46% 17.71% 20.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.36% 19.35% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 56 51
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
78 336 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.30% 91.55% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 204 235
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (67.35%) C#
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
3 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.45%) HTML
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.45%) OO
7 10 (20.41%) CSS
7 10 (20.41%) jQuery
8 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
8 9 (18.37%) WinForms
9 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
9 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.33%) MVC
9 8 (16.33%) WPF
10 7 (14.29%) Degree
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
11 6 (12.24%) OOP
11 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (12.24%) PRINCE
11 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (12.24%) Supply Chain Management
12 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.20%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Moodle
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) OLAP
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.41%) CSS
3 10 (20.41%) jQuery
4 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
4 9 (18.37%) WinForms
5 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
5 8 (16.33%) WPF
6 5 (10.20%) HTML5
6 5 (10.20%) Java EE
7 3 (6.12%) Ajax
7 3 (6.12%) JSON
7 3 (6.12%) Flash
7 3 (6.12%) Web Services
7 3 (6.12%) CSS3
8 2 (4.08%) SOAP
8 2 (4.08%) WCF
9 1 (2.04%) Spring
9 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) VLE
2 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
2 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) OO
4 8 (16.33%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.24%) OOP
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE
6 6 (12.24%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.16%) QMS
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.08%) Android Development
10 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.08%) UML
10 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.08%) Delphi
6 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.08%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.04%) Blackboard
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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