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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 9 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 12.90% 13.43% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 13.64% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.24% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 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
60 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 96.77% 98.51% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 38
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Dundee

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) Servlets
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss
5 3 (30.00%) J2SE
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) SQLite
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Qt
5 3 (30.00%) OpenWrt
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) FishEye
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) Servlets
1 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) J2SE
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Qt
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) GWT
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Home Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) OpenWrt
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Atmel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £34999 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago