The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 23 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.79% 1.90% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.01% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,050
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.40%
Programmer
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
115 199 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.27% 94.76% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 148 188
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Programmer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Aberdeen region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Programmer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle