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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 371 331 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.78% 27.61% 28.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.84% 29.11% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 266 220 244
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 29 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 353 (44.40%) C#
2 352 (44.28%) .NET
3 325 (40.88%) JavaScript
4 287 (36.10%) HTML
5 259 (32.58%) Java
6 256 (32.20%) CSS
7 236 (29.69%) MVC
8 223 (28.05%) ASP.NET
9 213 (26.79%) SQL Server
10 211 (26.54%) SQL
11 162 (20.38%) jQuery
12 144 (18.11%) Degree
13 137 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
14 132 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 129 (16.23%) OO
16 122 (15.35%) XML
17 121 (15.22%) Software Engineering
18 118 (14.84%) Microsoft
19 117 (14.72%) Finance
20 94 (11.82%) Linux
20 94 (11.82%) Computer Science
21 87 (10.94%) .NET Framework
21 87 (10.94%) Web Services
22 85 (10.69%) Oracle
23 82 (10.31%) Web Development
23 82 (10.31%) HTML5
24 77 (9.69%) Hibernate
25 75 (9.43%) TDD
26 72 (9.06%) Scrum
26 72 (9.06%) JSON

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.04%) CMS
2 46 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 32 (4.03%) Apache
4 27 (3.40%) Alfresco
5 19 (2.39%) Drupal
5 19 (2.39%) SAS
6 15 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.76%) IIS
7 14 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.13%) Node.js
10 8 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.88%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 71 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) HFM
8 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.25%) Trello
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.77%) Internet
2 16 (2.01%) HTTP
3 8 (1.01%) Intranet
4 5 (0.63%) LDAP
5 4 (0.50%) tcpdump
5 4 (0.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.25%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (6.67%) MySQL
4 39 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 37 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.89%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.89%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (1.64%) Big Data
11 10 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.01%) Pentaho
12 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 48 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 38 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.52%) Selenium
5 24 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.14%) Maven
7 16 (2.01%) JUnit
8 13 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 12 (1.51%) Subversion
10 11 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (1.13%) TestNG
12 8 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.88%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.75%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.63%) Ant
15 5 (0.63%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.63%) RSpec
15 5 (0.63%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.63%) MSBuild
General
1 117 (14.72%) Finance
2 56 (7.04%) Games
3 29 (3.65%) Banking
4 23 (2.89%) Retail
5 21 (2.64%) Marketing
6 15 (1.89%) Law
7 11 (1.38%) Advertising
8 8 (1.01%) Legal
8 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (44.28%) .NET
2 287 (36.10%) HTML
3 256 (32.20%) CSS
4 223 (28.05%) ASP.NET
5 162 (20.38%) jQuery
6 132 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 122 (15.35%) XML
8 87 (10.94%) Web Services
8 87 (10.94%) .NET Framework
9 82 (10.31%) HTML5
10 77 (9.69%) Hibernate
11 72 (9.06%) JSON
12 71 (8.93%) Spring
13 66 (8.30%) Ajax
14 64 (8.05%) RESTful
15 56 (7.04%) CSS3
16 47 (5.91%) NHibernate
17 46 (5.79%) SOAP
18 45 (5.66%) WCF
18 45 (5.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.82%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.92%) Open Source
3 49 (6.16%) Mathematics
4 31 (3.90%) Physics
5 24 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.89%) Graphic Design
7 14 (1.76%) Social Media
8 13 (1.64%) Mobile Games
8 13 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.38%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.26%) Cryptography
11 10 (1.26%) Online Games
12 9 (1.13%) Data Extraction
12 9 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.13%) BBC
13 8 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.88%) iPad
14 7 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.82%) Linux
2 50 (6.29%) Apple iOS
3 46 (5.79%) UNIX
3 46 (5.79%) Android
4 33 (4.15%) Windows
5 14 (1.76%) AIX
6 11 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.88%) Fedora
7 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.88%) CentOS
8 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.63%) Debian
9 5 (0.63%) Solaris
10 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (29.69%) MVC
2 137 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (16.23%) OO
4 121 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 82 (10.31%) Web Development
6 75 (9.43%) TDD
7 72 (9.06%) Scrum
8 63 (7.92%) SOA
9 58 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 50 (6.29%) OOP
11 47 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (5.79%) BDD
13 36 (4.53%) iOS Development
13 36 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (4.53%) E-Commerce
14 33 (4.15%) Android Development
15 32 (4.03%) Document Management
16 30 (3.77%) Web Design
17 28 (3.52%) OOD
17 28 (3.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 353 (44.40%) C#
2 325 (40.88%) JavaScript
3 259 (32.58%) Java
4 211 (26.54%) SQL
5 63 (7.92%) T-SQL
6 59 (7.42%) PL/SQL
7 53 (6.67%) PHP
7 53 (6.67%) C++
8 36 (4.53%) Python
9 33 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 29 (3.65%) Ruby
11 17 (2.14%) Perl
12 15 (1.89%) C
12 15 (1.89%) VBA
12 15 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.76%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.26%) VB
15 9 (1.13%) Scala
16 6 (0.75%) F#
17 5 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 144 (18.11%) Degree
2 24 (3.02%) PhD
3 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) GIAC
6 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.13%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) MCITP
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.76%) QA
2 8 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.63%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.63%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.69%) Oracle
3 51 (6.42%) JBoss
4 25 (3.14%) Google
5 14 (1.76%) Facebook
5 14 (1.76%) Adobe
6 12 (1.51%) Twitter
7 11 (1.38%) Zend
7 11 (1.38%) SAP
8 9 (1.13%) Apple
8 9 (1.13%) Sony
8 9 (1.13%) Yahoo!
9 8 (1.01%) VMware
9 8 (1.01%) Talend
9 8 (1.01%) Sybase
10 7 (0.88%) Dell
11 6 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.63%) Altiris
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