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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 18 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.89% 4.03% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 4.17% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 10
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
240 264 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.39% 96.70% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 130 208 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) HTML5
6 6 (28.57%) CSS3
7 5 (23.81%) PHP
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) MySQL
8 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) Advertising
8 4 (19.05%) E-Learning
8 4 (19.05%) WinForms
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Symfony
8 4 (19.05%) Mercurial

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (19.05%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) WinForms
6 4 (19.05%) Symfony
7 3 (14.29%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (4.76%) Laravel
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) SWT
8 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) E-Learning
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) OO
2 4 (19.05%) SOA
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 3 (14.29%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) QMS
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
6 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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