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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 368 329 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.65% 27.08% 28.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.64% 28.56% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 269 217 244
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1435 1152 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.12% 94.81% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 716 830
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 364 (45.11%) C#
2 362 (44.86%) .NET
3 330 (40.89%) JavaScript
4 288 (35.69%) HTML
5 261 (32.34%) Java
6 258 (31.97%) CSS
7 240 (29.74%) MVC
8 228 (28.25%) ASP.NET
9 221 (27.39%) SQL
10 214 (26.52%) SQL Server
11 166 (20.57%) jQuery
12 144 (17.84%) Degree
13 136 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
13 136 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 129 (15.99%) OO
15 124 (15.37%) Software Engineering
16 123 (15.24%) XML
17 121 (14.99%) Finance
18 120 (14.87%) Microsoft
19 95 (11.77%) Computer Science
20 94 (11.65%) Linux
21 91 (11.28%) .NET Framework
22 87 (10.78%) Web Services
23 85 (10.53%) Oracle
24 83 (10.29%) Web Development
25 81 (10.04%) HTML5
26 78 (9.67%) Hibernate
27 76 (9.42%) TDD
28 74 (9.17%) MS Excel
29 73 (9.05%) JSON

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 48 (5.95%) CMS
2 46 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.97%) Apache
4 27 (3.35%) Alfresco
5 19 (2.35%) Drupal
6 18 (2.23%) SAS
7 15 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.73%) IIS
8 14 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.73%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.12%) Node.js
11 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.87%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 74 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.62%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.74%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) HFM
8 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.12%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.25%) Trello
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.72%) Internet
2 17 (2.11%) HTTP
3 8 (0.99%) Intranet
4 5 (0.62%) LDAP
5 4 (0.50%) tcpdump
5 4 (0.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.25%) ATM
7 1 (0.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (26.52%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (6.44%) MySQL
4 39 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 37 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.85%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (1.61%) Big Data
11 10 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.99%) Pentaho
12 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 50 (6.20%) Visual Studio
2 38 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.72%) Selenium
5 24 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.11%) Maven
7 16 (1.98%) JUnit
8 13 (1.61%) Artifactory
9 12 (1.49%) Subversion
10 11 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (1.12%) TestNG
12 8 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.87%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.62%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.62%) Ant
15 5 (0.62%) RSpec
15 5 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.62%) MSBuild
General
1 121 (14.99%) Finance
2 57 (7.06%) Games
3 29 (3.59%) Banking
4 23 (2.85%) Retail
5 21 (2.60%) Marketing
6 18 (2.23%) Law
7 11 (1.36%) Advertising
8 8 (0.99%) Legal
8 8 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (44.86%) .NET
2 288 (35.69%) HTML
3 258 (31.97%) CSS
4 228 (28.25%) ASP.NET
5 166 (20.57%) jQuery
6 136 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 123 (15.24%) XML
8 91 (11.28%) .NET Framework
9 87 (10.78%) Web Services
10 81 (10.04%) HTML5
11 78 (9.67%) Hibernate
12 73 (9.05%) JSON
13 72 (8.92%) Spring
14 70 (8.67%) Ajax
15 64 (7.93%) RESTful
16 55 (6.82%) CSS3
17 51 (6.32%) NHibernate
18 49 (6.07%) WPF
19 46 (5.70%) WCF
19 46 (5.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.77%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.82%) Open Source
3 49 (6.07%) Mathematics
4 31 (3.84%) Physics
5 25 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.86%) Graphic Design
8 14 (1.73%) Social Media
9 13 (1.61%) Cryptography
9 13 (1.61%) Mobile Games
9 13 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.24%) Online Games
12 9 (1.12%) Data Extraction
12 9 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.12%) BBC
13 8 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.87%) iPad
14 7 (0.87%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.65%) Linux
2 50 (6.20%) Apple iOS
3 46 (5.70%) UNIX
4 45 (5.58%) Android
5 33 (4.09%) Windows
6 14 (1.73%) AIX
7 11 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.87%) Fedora
8 7 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.87%) CentOS
9 5 (0.62%) Debian
9 5 (0.62%) Solaris
10 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (29.74%) MVC
2 136 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (15.99%) OO
4 124 (15.37%) Software Engineering
5 83 (10.29%) Web Development
6 76 (9.42%) TDD
7 72 (8.92%) Scrum
8 63 (7.81%) SOA
9 61 (7.56%) Unit Testing
10 52 (6.44%) Mentoring
11 50 (6.20%) OOP
12 48 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (5.82%) BDD
14 40 (4.96%) E-Commerce
15 38 (4.71%) iOS Development
16 35 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (4.09%) Android Development
18 32 (3.97%) Document Management
19 30 (3.72%) Web Design
20 28 (3.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 364 (45.11%) C#
2 330 (40.89%) JavaScript
3 261 (32.34%) Java
4 221 (27.39%) SQL
5 67 (8.30%) T-SQL
6 61 (7.56%) PL/SQL
7 53 (6.57%) PHP
8 52 (6.44%) C++
9 37 (4.58%) Python
10 34 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 29 (3.59%) Ruby
12 17 (2.11%) Perl
13 15 (1.86%) VBA
13 15 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.73%) C
15 10 (1.24%) VB
16 9 (1.12%) Scala
17 7 (0.87%) F#
18 6 (0.74%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 144 (17.84%) Degree
2 24 (2.97%) PhD
3 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) GIAC
6 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) MCITP
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.73%) QA
2 8 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.62%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.62%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.53%) Oracle
3 51 (6.32%) JBoss
4 25 (3.10%) Google
5 15 (1.86%) Adobe
6 14 (1.73%) Facebook
7 12 (1.49%) Twitter
8 11 (1.36%) Zend
8 11 (1.36%) SAP
9 9 (1.12%) Apple
9 9 (1.12%) Sony
9 9 (1.12%) Yahoo!
10 8 (0.99%) Sybase
10 8 (0.99%) VMware
10 8 (0.99%) Talend
11 7 (0.87%) Dell
12 6 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.74%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.74%) GoldenSource
13 5 (0.62%) Reuters
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