The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 18 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 16.67% 3.33% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.90% 3.45% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 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
71 58 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 98.61% 96.67% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 74
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Dundee

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Dundee

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) J2EE
3 12 (80.00%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
4 11 (73.33%) Degree
5 10 (66.67%) REST
5 10 (66.67%) DevExpress
5 10 (66.67%) JSON
5 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (66.67%) Web Services
5 10 (66.67%) XML
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) Linux
5 10 (66.67%) OO
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle
5 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (66.67%) Scrum
5 10 (66.67%) OOD
5 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 10 (66.67%) Apache Camel
5 10 (66.67%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (66.67%) SDLC
5 10 (66.67%) Defect Management
5 10 (66.67%) Cegedim Rx
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 10 (66.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) J2EE
3 10 (66.67%) Apache Camel
3 10 (66.67%) JSON
3 10 (66.67%) REST
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) J2SE
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) OOD
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Cegedim Rx
2 10 (66.67%) DevExpress
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat