The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.08% 3.48% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 3.65% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £41,250 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software 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
136 219 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.52% 95.22% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 102 165 190
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,210
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) QMS
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) WinForms
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
1 6 (35.29%) QMS
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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