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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.28% 4.90% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 5.08% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £37,250
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
177 236 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.65% 96.33% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 123 175 226
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (18.75%) Line Management
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Symfony
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) SWT
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) WPF
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) E-Learning
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) VBA
7 1 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft