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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 318 369 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.10% 24.67% 27.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.46% 25.66% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 208 270 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 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
1482 1438 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.68% 96.12% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 965 961 718
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 287 (46.82%) JavaScript
2 280 (45.68%) HTML
3 265 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (40.62%) CSS
5 200 (32.63%) .NET
6 198 (32.30%) Java
7 189 (30.83%) C#
8 149 (24.31%) MVC
9 139 (22.68%) SQL
10 134 (21.86%) jQuery
11 130 (21.21%) SQL Server
12 125 (20.39%) Finance
13 121 (19.74%) Web Services
14 118 (19.25%) ASP.NET
15 100 (16.31%) OO
15 100 (16.31%) Linux
16 97 (15.82%) Degree
17 94 (15.33%) HTML5
18 85 (13.87%) Git (software)
19 84 (13.70%) XML
19 84 (13.70%) Spring
20 83 (13.54%) Hibernate
21 81 (13.21%) Oracle
22 79 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
23 75 (12.23%) RESTful
24 74 (12.07%) Software Engineering
25 73 (11.91%) TDD
26 72 (11.75%) PHP
26 72 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
27 66 (10.77%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 52 (8.48%) Apache
2 49 (7.99%) CMS
3 46 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 46 (7.50%) JBoss
4 31 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.43%) Node.js
6 15 (2.45%) Drupal
7 13 (2.12%) WordPress
8 12 (1.96%) Alfresco
9 7 (1.14%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.98%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.82%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.65%) SAS
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.49%) IIS
13 3 (0.49%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.33%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Magento
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.73%) Internet
2 9 (1.47%) HTTP
3 5 (0.82%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.49%) Intranet
5 3 (0.49%) SNMP
5 3 (0.49%) Wireless
5 3 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.16%) NFC
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.77%) MySQL
3 59 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 50 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (6.04%) RDBMS
6 26 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.45%) MS Access
11 14 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (2.28%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.12%) Big Data
13 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.79%) QlikView
15 9 (1.47%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
17 6 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (0.98%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.36%) Maven
3 24 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 23 (3.75%) Subversion
5 22 (3.59%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.43%) Jenkins
7 20 (3.26%) Selenium
8 15 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.12%) Artifactory
10 12 (1.96%) JUnit
11 9 (1.47%) JIRA
12 8 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.31%) HttpUnit
12 8 (1.31%) JMeter
13 6 (0.98%) Toad
14 5 (0.82%) ProC
14 5 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.82%) Grunt
14 5 (0.82%) gulp
15 4 (0.65%) LSMW
General
1 125 (20.39%) Finance
2 60 (9.79%) Banking
3 46 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.92%) Games
5 13 (2.12%) Marketing
6 12 (1.96%) Retail
7 7 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.33%) Billing
8 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (45.68%) HTML
2 249 (40.62%) CSS
3 200 (32.63%) .NET
4 134 (21.86%) jQuery
5 121 (19.74%) Web Services
6 118 (19.25%) ASP.NET
7 94 (15.33%) HTML5
8 84 (13.70%) Spring
8 84 (13.70%) XML
9 83 (13.54%) Hibernate
10 75 (12.23%) RESTful
11 72 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (10.44%) AngularJS
13 62 (10.11%) CSS3
14 49 (7.99%) .NET Framework
15 46 (7.50%) JSP
16 41 (6.69%) SOAP
16 41 (6.69%) JPA
17 39 (6.36%) JSON
18 38 (6.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.92%) User Experience
4 20 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.28%) Visualisation
6 12 (1.96%) Social Media
7 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.47%) Physics
8 9 (1.47%) BBC
8 9 (1.47%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.82%) W3C
10 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.65%) GIS
10 4 (0.65%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.49%) EPoS
12 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 100 (16.31%) Linux
2 58 (9.46%) Windows
3 26 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.92%) UNIX
4 24 (3.92%) Android
5 22 (3.59%) Debian
5 22 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (24.31%) MVC
3 100 (16.31%) OO
4 79 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 73 (11.91%) TDD
7 63 (10.28%) Scrum
8 61 (9.95%) SDLC
9 48 (7.83%) Web Development
10 40 (6.53%) Unit Testing
11 35 (5.71%) Open Source
12 30 (4.89%) Automated Testing
12 30 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.40%) Web Application Development
13 27 (4.40%) Mentoring
14 24 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (3.75%) Multithreading
16 22 (3.59%) BDD
17 21 (3.43%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (46.82%) JavaScript
2 198 (32.30%) Java
3 189 (30.83%) C#
4 139 (22.68%) SQL
5 72 (11.75%) PHP
6 42 (6.85%) Python
7 39 (6.36%) Perl
8 34 (5.55%) T-SQL
9 29 (4.73%) C++
9 29 (4.73%) Ruby
10 25 (4.08%) PL/SQL
11 20 (3.26%) AspectJ
12 15 (2.45%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.12%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.96%) C
15 10 (1.63%) ABAP
15 10 (1.63%) VBA
16 5 (0.82%) PHP5
16 5 (0.82%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (15.82%) Degree
2 20 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.16%) OCP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.20%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.98%) Puppet
2 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.65%) TeamSite
3 3 (0.49%) Nagios
3 3 (0.49%) Opsview
3 3 (0.49%) Graphite
4 2 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 81 (13.21%) Oracle
2 54 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.12%) Google
4 11 (1.79%) SAP
5 10 (1.63%) Apple
6 9 (1.47%) Sony
6 9 (1.47%) Informatica
6 9 (1.47%) Yahoo!
6 9 (1.47%) Cognos
6 9 (1.47%) Adobe
6 9 (1.47%) Facebook
7 8 (1.31%) Talend
7 8 (1.31%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.31%) Alterian
8 7 (1.14%) Lotus
9 6 (0.98%) Cisco
10 3 (0.49%) F5
11 2 (0.33%) Sybase
11 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.33%) Hyland
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