The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 298 466 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.83% 27.97% 28.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.96% 29.29% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 210 333 202
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1298 1591 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.09% 95.50% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1022 615
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 317 (48.92%) JavaScript
2 286 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (42.75%) C#
4 260 (40.12%) HTML
4 260 (40.12%) .NET
5 241 (37.19%) CSS
6 208 (32.10%) SQL Server
7 202 (31.17%) Java
8 190 (29.32%) MVC
9 182 (28.09%) ASP.NET
10 168 (25.93%) SQL
11 156 (24.07%) jQuery
12 139 (21.45%) Finance
13 119 (18.36%) Degree
14 118 (18.21%) Oracle
15 107 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 97 (14.97%) OO
16 97 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 95 (14.66%) HTML5
19 93 (14.35%) Linux
20 91 (14.04%) TDD
20 91 (14.04%) .NET Framework
21 90 (13.89%) Software Engineering
21 90 (13.89%) Web Services
22 81 (12.50%) XML
23 78 (12.04%) Hibernate
24 77 (11.88%) Relational Database
25 76 (11.73%) PHP
26 67 (10.34%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 63 (9.72%) JBoss
2 40 (6.17%) CMS
3 35 (5.40%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.09%) Node.js
5 28 (4.32%) Drupal
6 23 (3.55%) Apache
7 20 (3.09%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.78%) WordPress
9 15 (2.31%) IIS
10 13 (2.01%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.70%) Umbraco
12 10 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.62%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.62%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 61 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.39%) GIMP
4 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.46%) InDesign
4 3 (0.46%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.23%) Magento
4 6 (0.93%) assyst
5 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.70%) SaaS
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.62%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.16%) Internet
2 9 (1.39%) HTTP
3 7 (1.08%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
5 1 (0.15%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) SNMP
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) CTI
5 1 (0.15%) RFID
5 1 (0.15%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 59 (9.10%) MySQL
4 40 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 40 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 23 (3.55%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (3.24%) MS Access
10 13 (2.01%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.77%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.77%) Informix
Development Applications
1 67 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.48%) Maven
3 41 (6.33%) Visual Studio
4 32 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 19 (2.93%) Selenium
6 18 (2.78%) Mercurial
7 15 (2.31%) Subversion
8 12 (1.85%) Grunt
9 11 (1.70%) QUnit
9 11 (1.70%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.39%) PhantomJS
11 8 (1.23%) Appium
12 7 (1.08%) JUnit
13 6 (0.93%) NUnit
14 5 (0.77%) Clang
14 5 (0.77%) Jenkins
15 4 (0.62%) Ant
15 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 139 (21.45%) Finance
2 49 (7.56%) Games
3 47 (7.25%) Banking
4 27 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.86%) Marketing
6 21 (3.24%) Retail
7 10 (1.54%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.93%) Advertising
9 5 (0.77%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (40.12%) HTML
1 260 (40.12%) .NET
2 241 (37.19%) CSS
3 182 (28.09%) ASP.NET
4 156 (24.07%) jQuery
5 107 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 95 (14.66%) HTML5
7 91 (14.04%) .NET Framework
8 90 (13.89%) Web Services
9 81 (12.50%) XML
10 78 (12.04%) Hibernate
11 66 (10.19%) Spring
12 63 (9.72%) RESTful
13 53 (8.18%) WCF
14 52 (8.02%) CSS3
15 51 (7.87%) Ajax
15 51 (7.87%) NHibernate
16 45 (6.94%) JPA
17 44 (6.79%) Java EE
18 43 (6.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.63%) Social Media
4 28 (4.32%) User Experience
5 25 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.24%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.62%) Open Source
7 17 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.47%) Physics
8 16 (2.47%) BBC
9 14 (2.16%) GIS
10 12 (1.85%) Xbox
11 9 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.93%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.77%) FMCG
13 5 (0.77%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.62%) Economics
14 4 (0.62%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.35%) Linux
2 39 (6.02%) Windows
3 36 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.32%) Android
5 22 (3.40%) UNIX
6 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.93%) Debian
7 3 (0.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (29.32%) MVC
3 97 (14.97%) OO
3 97 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (14.04%) TDD
5 90 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 67 (10.34%) Scrum
7 52 (8.02%) Web Development
8 51 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 46 (7.10%) Use Case
9 46 (7.10%) Mentoring
10 31 (4.78%) Web Application Development
11 29 (4.48%) Unified Process
11 29 (4.48%) RUP
12 26 (4.01%) Multithreading
13 25 (3.86%) CRM
13 25 (3.86%) iOS Development
14 19 (2.93%) People Management
14 19 (2.93%) Project Management
14 19 (2.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (48.92%) JavaScript
2 277 (42.75%) C#
3 202 (31.17%) Java
4 168 (25.93%) SQL
5 76 (11.73%) PHP
6 64 (9.88%) T-SQL
7 46 (7.10%) Python
8 38 (5.86%) C++
9 35 (5.40%) PL/SQL
10 29 (4.48%) AspectJ
11 25 (3.86%) Ruby
12 23 (3.55%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.78%) Objective-C
14 17 (2.62%) VBA
15 15 (2.31%) C
16 12 (1.85%) Perl
17 11 (1.70%) VB
18 10 (1.54%) PHP5
19 9 (1.39%) ActionScript
20 7 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 119 (18.36%) Degree
2 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.31%) PhD
3 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.01%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.46%) SLA
3 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.54%) Puppet
1 10 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.77%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.15%) Nagios
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) SCOM
3 1 (0.15%) OpenView
3 1 (0.15%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 118 (18.21%) Oracle
2 96 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.09%) Sybase
4 17 (2.62%) Apple
4 17 (2.62%) Google
5 16 (2.47%) Yahoo!
5 16 (2.47%) Facebook
5 16 (2.47%) Sony
6 13 (2.01%) Lotus
7 7 (1.08%) Adobe
8 4 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.62%) IBM
8 4 (0.62%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.46%) Informatica
9 3 (0.46%) HP
9 3 (0.46%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.31%) Hyland
10 2 (0.31%) Telerik
10 2 (0.31%) Sun
10 2 (0.31%) Business Objects
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