The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 19 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 25.33% 41.18% 16.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.39% 45.16% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 7
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% +38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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 Dundee 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
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 96.00% 91.18% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 44
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,974 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Developer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Developer Salary Trend in Dundee

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 26 (60.47%) Java
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) MySQL
3 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 23 (53.49%) Spring
4 21 (48.84%) Java EE
5 20 (46.51%) TDD
5 20 (46.51%) XML
6 16 (37.21%) SQL
7 15 (34.88%) HTML
8 14 (32.56%) CSS
9 13 (30.23%) MVC
9 13 (30.23%) Scrum
9 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (27.91%) Games
10 12 (27.91%) Web Services
11 11 (25.58%) Linux
11 11 (25.58%) J2EE
11 11 (25.58%) jQuery
11 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
12 10 (23.26%) Spring MVC
12 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (20.93%) Game Development
13 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
13 9 (20.93%) Servlets
13 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
13 9 (20.93%) Maven
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) JBoss

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.98%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) MySQL
2 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Maven
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.33%) FishEye
3 1 (2.33%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Xcode
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.91%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Spring
2 21 (48.84%) Java EE
3 20 (46.51%) XML
4 15 (34.88%) HTML
5 14 (32.56%) CSS
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
7 11 (25.58%) jQuery
7 11 (25.58%) J2EE
8 10 (23.26%) Spring MVC
9 9 (20.93%) Servlets
9 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
10 8 (18.60%) J2SE
11 6 (13.95%) HTML5
12 5 (11.63%) CSS3
13 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
14 3 (6.98%) REST
15 2 (4.65%) GWT
16 1 (2.33%) Spring Security
16 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
16 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (30.23%) MVC
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) Game Development
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
5 7 (16.28%) ERP
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) CRM
6 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) Logistics
7 5 (11.63%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile Development
9 3 (6.98%) Android Development
9 3 (6.98%) OO
10 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.33%) Twitter
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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