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

Location
3 months to
31 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 303 379 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.42% 25.54% 31.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.69% 26.60% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 199 256 268
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,600
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
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
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 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 287 (47.13%) JavaScript
2 273 (44.83%) HTML
3 267 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (39.90%) CSS
5 220 (36.12%) Java
6 215 (35.30%) .NET
7 208 (34.15%) C#
8 178 (29.23%) MVC
9 159 (26.11%) SQL Server
10 138 (22.66%) ASP.NET
11 136 (22.33%) jQuery
12 133 (21.84%) SQL
13 119 (19.54%) Finance
14 117 (19.21%) Web Services
15 105 (17.24%) Degree
16 101 (16.58%) Oracle
17 94 (15.44%) XML
18 93 (15.27%) Hibernate
19 92 (15.11%) OO
20 91 (14.94%) Linux
21 90 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
21 90 (14.78%) HTML5
22 89 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
23 85 (13.96%) Software Engineering
24 84 (13.79%) Spring
25 81 (13.30%) RESTful
26 80 (13.14%) Git (software)
27 77 (12.64%) TDD
28 75 (12.32%) PHP
29 71 (11.66%) Relational Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 50 (8.21%) CMS
3 49 (8.05%) Apache
4 44 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 37 (6.08%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.94%) Node.js
7 17 (2.79%) Drupal
8 15 (2.46%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.30%) WordPress
10 12 (1.97%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.15%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.15%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.82%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.82%) IIS
13 4 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.49%) SAS
14 3 (0.49%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.33%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 44 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) GIMP
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
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
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.49%) SaaS
5 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.76%) Internet
2 9 (1.48%) HTTP
3 5 (0.82%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) RFID
5 1 (0.16%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.66%) Relational Database
3 63 (10.34%) MySQL
4 57 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (6.40%) RDBMS
6 34 (5.58%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.60%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (3.45%) MS Access
10 19 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.30%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.81%) Big Data
14 10 (1.64%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.15%) QlikView
15 7 (1.15%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 80 (13.14%) Git (software)
2 47 (7.72%) Maven
3 36 (5.91%) Eclipse
4 26 (4.27%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.45%) Subversion
6 20 (3.28%) Selenium
7 15 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.30%) JUnit
9 13 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.31%) JMeter
10 8 (1.31%) HttpUnit
10 8 (1.31%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.15%) Grunt
12 6 (0.99%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.82%) JIRA
13 5 (0.82%) gulp
14 4 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.66%) QUnit
14 4 (0.66%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (19.54%) Finance
2 55 (9.03%) Banking
3 42 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.27%) Games
5 13 (2.13%) Marketing
6 10 (1.64%) Retail
6 10 (1.64%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Billing
8 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (44.83%) HTML
2 243 (39.90%) CSS
3 215 (35.30%) .NET
4 138 (22.66%) ASP.NET
5 136 (22.33%) jQuery
6 117 (19.21%) Web Services
7 94 (15.44%) XML
8 93 (15.27%) Hibernate
9 90 (14.78%) HTML5
10 89 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (13.79%) Spring
12 81 (13.30%) RESTful
13 58 (9.52%) .NET Framework
13 58 (9.52%) CSS3
13 58 (9.52%) AngularJS
14 56 (9.20%) JPA
15 54 (8.87%) JSP
16 47 (7.72%) JMS
17 43 (7.06%) Java EE
18 40 (6.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 45 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.11%) User Experience
4 19 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.46%) Social Media
6 11 (1.81%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.81%) BBC
7 9 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.31%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.99%) Physics
10 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.82%) W3C
11 4 (0.66%) GIS
11 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.49%) EPoS
12 3 (0.49%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.33%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.33%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.94%) Linux
2 48 (7.88%) Windows
3 25 (4.11%) UNIX
3 25 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.45%) Debian
5 19 (3.12%) Android
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (29.23%) MVC
3 92 (15.11%) OO
4 90 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (13.96%) Software Engineering
6 77 (12.64%) TDD
7 68 (11.17%) SDLC
8 61 (10.02%) Scrum
9 52 (8.54%) Web Development
10 34 (5.58%) Unit Testing
11 31 (5.09%) Use Case
11 31 (5.09%) Unified Process
11 31 (5.09%) RUP
12 30 (4.93%) Automated Testing
12 30 (4.93%) Web Application Development
13 29 (4.76%) Mentoring
14 28 (4.60%) Open Source
15 26 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (4.11%) People Management
17 23 (3.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 287 (47.13%) JavaScript
2 220 (36.12%) Java
3 208 (34.15%) C#
4 133 (21.84%) SQL
5 75 (12.32%) PHP
6 41 (6.73%) Python
7 40 (6.57%) T-SQL
8 33 (5.42%) Perl
9 31 (5.09%) AspectJ
10 30 (4.93%) C++
11 28 (4.60%) PL/SQL
11 28 (4.60%) Ruby
12 16 (2.63%) VBA
13 14 (2.30%) C
14 11 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.64%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.31%) VB
17 6 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.82%) PHP5
18 5 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (17.24%) Degree
2 12 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.33%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.42%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) SLA
2 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) HL7
3 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) TeamSite
1 4 (0.66%) Puppet
1 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (16.58%) Oracle
2 62 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.13%) Google
4 12 (1.97%) Lotus
4 12 (1.97%) Apple
5 11 (1.81%) Sony
5 11 (1.81%) Yahoo!
5 11 (1.81%) Facebook
6 10 (1.64%) Adobe
7 8 (1.31%) Alterian
8 7 (1.15%) Sybase
8 7 (1.15%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.99%) Informatica
10 5 (0.82%) Cognos
11 4 (0.66%) Talend
12 3 (0.49%) Hyland
13 2 (0.33%) Telerik
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.33%) HP
13 2 (0.33%) SAP
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40k to £exceptional DOE
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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