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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 302 447 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.18% 28.01% 33.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.49% 29.29% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 204 293 274
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1343 1526 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.18% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1001 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 297 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 266 (43.68%) HTML
3 264 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (38.59%) CSS
5 219 (35.96%) Java
6 212 (34.81%) C#
6 212 (34.81%) .NET
7 188 (30.87%) MVC
8 166 (27.26%) SQL Server
9 151 (24.79%) ASP.NET
10 139 (22.82%) SQL
11 131 (21.51%) jQuery
12 120 (19.70%) Finance
13 101 (16.58%) Oracle
14 100 (16.42%) Web Services
14 100 (16.42%) Degree
15 99 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 94 (15.44%) Software Engineering
17 92 (15.11%) Hibernate
17 92 (15.11%) HTML5
17 92 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
18 91 (14.94%) Linux
19 86 (14.12%) XML
19 86 (14.12%) TDD
20 83 (13.63%) OO
21 80 (13.14%) RESTful
22 79 (12.97%) Git (software)
22 79 (12.97%) PHP
23 78 (12.81%) Spring
24 71 (11.66%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 65 (10.67%) JBoss
2 46 (7.55%) Apache
3 43 (7.06%) CMS
4 38 (6.24%) Tomcat
5 35 (5.75%) SharePoint
6 27 (4.43%) Node.js
7 21 (3.45%) Drupal
8 16 (2.63%) WordPress
9 14 (2.30%) IBM Notes
9 14 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.64%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.15%) IIS
12 4 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.49%) SAS
13 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.49%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.33%) SilverStripe
14 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 52 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.33%) GIMP
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) assyst
1 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Magento
3 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (1.31%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.27%) Internet
2 7 (1.15%) HTTP
3 5 (0.82%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.66%) Intranet
5 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) RFID
6 1 (0.16%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (27.26%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.66%) Relational Database
3 60 (9.85%) MySQL
4 59 (9.69%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (5.91%) Oracle Database
6 35 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 24 (3.94%) MS Access
7 24 (3.94%) NoSQL
8 23 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.46%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.64%) Big Data
12 10 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.82%) QlikView
16 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.39%) Maven
3 35 (5.75%) Eclipse
4 31 (5.09%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.45%) Subversion
6 19 (3.12%) Selenium
7 12 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.81%) JUnit
9 10 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.48%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.31%) Grunt
12 6 (0.99%) JMeter
12 6 (0.99%) HttpUnit
13 5 (0.82%) JIRA
13 5 (0.82%) QUnit
13 5 (0.82%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.82%) gulp
14 4 (0.66%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.49%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 120 (19.70%) Finance
2 54 (8.87%) Banking
3 38 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.09%) Games
5 13 (2.13%) Marketing
6 12 (1.97%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.48%) Retail
8 5 (0.82%) Advertising
9 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (43.68%) HTML
2 235 (38.59%) CSS
3 212 (34.81%) .NET
4 151 (24.79%) ASP.NET
5 131 (21.51%) jQuery
6 100 (16.42%) Web Services
7 99 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (15.11%) HTML5
8 92 (15.11%) Hibernate
9 86 (14.12%) XML
10 80 (13.14%) RESTful
11 78 (12.81%) Spring
12 64 (10.51%) .NET Framework
13 60 (9.85%) JPA
14 53 (8.70%) AngularJS
15 51 (8.37%) CSS3
16 49 (8.05%) JSP
17 47 (7.72%) Java EE
18 46 (7.55%) JMS
19 42 (6.90%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.94%) User Experience
4 20 (3.28%) Social Media
5 18 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.13%) BBC
7 10 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.48%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.31%) Physics
10 6 (0.99%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.82%) Xbox
11 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.66%) GIS
12 4 (0.66%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.49%) FMCG
13 3 (0.49%) W3C
14 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.94%) Linux
2 36 (5.91%) Windows
3 25 (4.11%) UNIX
4 24 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.96%) Debian
5 18 (2.96%) Android
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Solaris
7 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (30.87%) MVC
3 94 (15.44%) Software Engineering
4 92 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (14.12%) TDD
6 83 (13.63%) OO
7 70 (11.49%) SDLC
8 56 (9.20%) Scrum
9 48 (7.88%) Web Development
10 37 (6.08%) Use Case
10 37 (6.08%) Unit Testing
11 34 (5.58%) Unified Process
11 34 (5.58%) RUP
11 34 (5.58%) Mentoring
12 29 (4.76%) Web Application Development
12 29 (4.76%) Automated Testing
13 27 (4.43%) Multithreading
14 25 (4.11%) People Management
15 23 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 297 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 219 (35.96%) Java
3 212 (34.81%) C#
4 139 (22.82%) SQL
5 79 (12.97%) PHP
6 51 (8.37%) T-SQL
7 48 (7.88%) Python
8 34 (5.58%) AspectJ
9 32 (5.25%) C++
10 29 (4.76%) Perl
11 27 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.43%) Ruby
12 19 (3.12%) VBA
13 15 (2.46%) C
14 12 (1.97%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.64%) VB
16 9 (1.48%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.15%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.82%) PHP5
18 5 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (16.42%) Degree
2 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) PhD
4 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.93%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) Puppet
1 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.33%) Ansible
2 2 (0.33%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (16.58%) Oracle
2 71 (11.66%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.30%) Lotus
3 14 (2.30%) Apple
4 13 (2.13%) Sony
4 13 (2.13%) Yahoo!
4 13 (2.13%) Google
4 13 (2.13%) Facebook
5 10 (1.64%) Adobe
6 9 (1.48%) Sybase
7 6 (0.99%) Alterian
8 4 (0.66%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.66%) Informatica
9 3 (0.49%) Cognos
9 3 (0.49%) Hyland
10 2 (0.33%) Twitter
10 2 (0.33%) Talend
10 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.33%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.33%) Sun
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