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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 27 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.93% 0.38% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.39% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
240 255 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.66% 96.96% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 138 193 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix