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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 337 346 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.72% 25.67% 26.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.29% 26.93% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 265 261 199
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 356 (49.31%) .NET
2 341 (47.23%) C#
3 322 (44.60%) JavaScript
4 273 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (34.76%) HTML
6 238 (32.96%) SQL
7 233 (32.27%) ASP.NET
8 230 (31.86%) CSS
9 225 (31.16%) SQL Server
10 196 (27.15%) MVC
11 182 (25.21%) jQuery
12 177 (24.52%) Finance
13 166 (22.99%) Java
14 151 (20.91%) Degree
15 135 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 124 (17.17%) OO
17 122 (16.90%) Software Engineering
18 120 (16.62%) .NET Framework
19 117 (16.20%) Microsoft
20 112 (15.51%) Linux
21 94 (13.02%) T-SQL
22 90 (12.47%) TDD
23 89 (12.33%) XML
24 85 (11.77%) Computer Science
25 84 (11.63%) NHibernate
26 82 (11.36%) HTML5
26 82 (11.36%) Oracle
26 82 (11.36%) MS Excel
27 80 (11.08%) Unit Testing
28 78 (10.80%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (6.79%) CMS
2 31 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.02%) Drupal
4 28 (3.88%) Node.js
5 24 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.32%) WordPress
6 23 (3.19%) Apache
7 22 (3.05%) Umbraco
8 20 (2.77%) IIS
9 12 (1.66%) JBoss
10 11 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.83%) CICS
15 5 (0.69%) SAS
15 5 (0.69%) TeamSite
16 4 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 82 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.25%) GIMP
4 6 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.69%) MS Office
6 3 (0.42%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.66%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.11%) Magento
4 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.69%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.65%) Amazon EC2
2 30 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.52%) SaaS
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.42%) Trello
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.91%) Internet
2 17 (2.35%) HTTP
3 10 (1.39%) Intranet
4 7 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.42%) SMS
5 3 (0.42%) DNS
5 3 (0.42%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.14%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.14%) CTI
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 59 (8.17%) MySQL
4 43 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (4.16%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.49%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.08%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.69%) Big Data
17 5 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.69%) Informix
17 5 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 75 (10.39%) Visual Studio
2 72 (9.97%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.77%) Selenium
4 17 (2.35%) Mercurial
5 16 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.08%) Appium
7 13 (1.80%) Subversion
8 12 (1.66%) NUnit
9 10 (1.39%) Maven
9 10 (1.39%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.25%) QUnit
10 9 (1.25%) PhantomJS
10 9 (1.25%) Grunt
10 9 (1.25%) Moq
11 8 (1.11%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 7 (0.97%) JUnit
13 5 (0.69%) Clang
13 5 (0.69%) Xcode
14 4 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 177 (24.52%) Finance
2 52 (7.20%) Banking
2 52 (7.20%) Games
3 30 (4.16%) Retail
4 27 (3.74%) Marketing
5 20 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.49%) Law
7 10 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.97%) Advertising
8 7 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.97%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.69%) Back Office
11 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.42%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (49.31%) .NET
2 251 (34.76%) HTML
3 233 (32.27%) ASP.NET
4 230 (31.86%) CSS
5 182 (25.21%) jQuery
6 135 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 120 (16.62%) .NET Framework
8 89 (12.33%) XML
9 84 (11.63%) NHibernate
10 82 (11.36%) HTML5
11 78 (10.80%) Ajax
12 76 (10.53%) Web Services
13 65 (9.00%) WCF
14 57 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 48 (6.65%) WPF
16 42 (5.82%) CSS3
17 37 (5.12%) RESTful
18 36 (4.99%) Hibernate
19 34 (4.71%) REST
19 34 (4.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.77%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.37%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.43%) Social Media
3 32 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 29 (4.02%) Cryptography
6 25 (3.46%) Physics
7 22 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.05%) User Experience
8 17 (2.35%) Open Source
9 16 (2.22%) GIS
9 16 (2.22%) BBC
10 13 (1.80%) Xbox
10 13 (1.80%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.25%) iPad
12 8 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.97%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.83%) iPhone
14 6 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 112 (15.51%) Linux
2 50 (6.93%) Apple iOS
3 49 (6.79%) Windows
4 39 (5.40%) Android
5 33 (4.57%) UNIX
6 18 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.52%) Debian
7 11 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.39%) AIX
9 6 (0.83%) CentOS
9 6 (0.83%) zOS
9 6 (0.83%) Fedora
10 4 (0.55%) Solaris
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (27.15%) MVC
3 124 (17.17%) OO
4 122 (16.90%) Software Engineering
5 90 (12.47%) TDD
6 80 (11.08%) Unit Testing
7 78 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (9.70%) Scrum
9 67 (9.28%) Web Development
10 56 (7.76%) Mentoring
11 38 (5.26%) iOS Development
12 35 (4.85%) Web Application Development
13 30 (4.16%) E-Commerce
13 30 (4.16%) Use Case
14 28 (3.88%) Project Management
15 27 (3.74%) CRM
16 25 (3.46%) Investment Management
17 23 (3.19%) Multithreading
18 22 (3.05%) OOP
18 22 (3.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 341 (47.23%) C#
2 322 (44.60%) JavaScript
3 238 (32.96%) SQL
4 166 (22.99%) Java
5 94 (13.02%) T-SQL
6 75 (10.39%) PHP
7 50 (6.93%) PL/SQL
7 50 (6.93%) Python
8 43 (5.96%) C++
9 33 (4.57%) VB.NET
10 28 (3.88%) Ruby
10 28 (3.88%) Objective-C
11 18 (2.49%) C
12 17 (2.35%) VBA
13 16 (2.22%) Perl
14 13 (1.80%) PHP5
15 11 (1.52%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.11%) XPath
16 8 (1.11%) Assembly Language
17 7 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 151 (20.91%) Degree
2 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.42%) GIAC
4 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.28%) PhD
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.14%) HND
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.42%) Snort
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.11%) Puppet
1 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
3 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 117 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 82 (11.36%) Oracle
3 28 (3.88%) Google
4 16 (2.22%) Sybase
4 16 (2.22%) Sony
4 16 (2.22%) Apple
4 16 (2.22%) Yahoo!
4 16 (2.22%) Facebook
5 10 (1.39%) Adobe
6 9 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 7 (0.97%) Appcelerator
7 7 (0.97%) IBM
8 6 (0.83%) Dell
8 6 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.69%) HP
10 4 (0.55%) GoldenSource
10 4 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.55%) Infragistics
10 4 (0.55%) Epicor
10 4 (0.55%) Lotus
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago