The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 40 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.35% 0.91% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.97% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
339 310 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.37% 94.51% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Programmer
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) AVEVA
1 1 (14.29%) Intergraph