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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 293 327 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.00% 23.83% 26.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.21% 24.98% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 217 254 270
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,994
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 305 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (43.69%) JavaScript
3 236 (40.27%) HTML
4 204 (34.81%) CSS
5 172 (29.35%) Java
6 171 (29.18%) .NET
7 168 (28.67%) C#
8 158 (26.96%) SQL
9 111 (18.94%) MVC
10 109 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 102 (17.41%) ASP.NET
11 102 (17.41%) Degree
12 101 (17.24%) jQuery
13 99 (16.89%) HTML5
14 94 (16.04%) Web Services
14 94 (16.04%) OO
15 93 (15.87%) Finance
16 87 (14.85%) Spring
17 82 (13.99%) Scrum
18 77 (13.14%) Git (software)
19 76 (12.97%) TDD
20 75 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
21 74 (12.63%) AngularJS
22 70 (11.95%) Linux
23 68 (11.60%) Unit Testing
24 66 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 66 (11.26%) RESTful
25 65 (11.09%) PHP
26 64 (10.92%) ETL
26 64 (10.92%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 39 (6.66%) Tomcat
2 36 (6.14%) JBoss
3 34 (5.80%) Apache
4 30 (5.12%) CMS
5 26 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.10%) Alfresco
7 15 (2.56%) Node.js
8 14 (2.39%) Drupal
9 13 (2.22%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.71%) SAS
11 9 (1.54%) IIS
12 8 (1.37%) WordPress
13 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
16 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
17 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 32 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.51%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
1 13 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.75%) SaaS
3 19 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.73%) Heroku
5 8 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.85%) IaaS
7 5 (0.85%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.71%) Internet
2 4 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (0.68%) SNMP
2 4 (0.68%) WAN
2 4 (0.68%) Wireless
3 2 (0.34%) Intranet
3 2 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (8.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (8.02%) QlikView
7 41 (7.00%) BusinessObjects
7 41 (7.00%) MySQL
8 25 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.92%) Oracle Database
10 21 (3.58%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (3.07%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (2.39%) Big Data
15 14 (2.39%) NoSQL
16 13 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (2.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 77 (13.14%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.48%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 32 (5.46%) Maven
4 31 (5.29%) Visual Studio
5 27 (4.61%) Selenium
6 24 (4.10%) Artifactory
7 23 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (2.90%) Subversion
10 15 (2.56%) JDeveloper
11 11 (1.88%) Grunt
12 10 (1.71%) JIRA
12 10 (1.71%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.37%) gulp
13 8 (1.37%) JUnit
14 7 (1.19%) Ant
14 7 (1.19%) Toad
15 6 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
16 5 (0.85%) ReSharper
General
1 93 (15.87%) Finance
2 52 (8.87%) Banking
3 34 (5.80%) Games
4 24 (4.10%) Marketing
5 23 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.54%) Legal
7 8 (1.37%) Retail
8 4 (0.68%) Advertising
8 4 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Front Office
9 2 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (40.27%) HTML
2 204 (34.81%) CSS
3 171 (29.18%) .NET
4 102 (17.41%) ASP.NET
5 101 (17.24%) jQuery
6 99 (16.89%) HTML5
7 94 (16.04%) Web Services
8 87 (14.85%) Spring
9 74 (12.63%) AngularJS
10 66 (11.26%) RESTful
11 63 (10.75%) CSS3
12 53 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (9.04%) XML
13 51 (8.70%) JSON
14 44 (7.51%) Hibernate
15 33 (5.63%) .NET Framework
16 28 (4.78%) XHTML
17 27 (4.61%) React
18 25 (4.27%) Sass
19 24 (4.10%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.22%) Mobile App
2 44 (7.51%) Visualisation
3 42 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.17%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.80%) User Experience
5 19 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 13 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.85%) Fintech
10 4 (0.68%) Social Media
11 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.51%) Physics
12 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.34%) EPoS
12 2 (0.34%) GPGPU
12 2 (0.34%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.95%) Linux
2 51 (8.70%) Windows
3 32 (5.46%) Android
4 22 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.19%) Debian
5 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.02%) Unix
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (18.94%) MVC
3 94 (16.04%) OO
4 82 (13.99%) Scrum
5 76 (12.97%) TDD
6 75 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (11.60%) Unit Testing
8 64 (10.92%) ETL
9 56 (9.56%) Open Source
9 56 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (8.87%) Data Management
12 45 (7.68%) Mentoring
12 45 (7.68%) PRINCE2
13 41 (7.00%) Software Engineering
14 38 (6.48%) Enterprise Data Management
14 38 (6.48%) Web Development
15 34 (5.80%) Project Management
16 31 (5.29%) Data Modelling
16 31 (5.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 256 (43.69%) JavaScript
2 172 (29.35%) Java
3 168 (28.67%) C#
4 158 (26.96%) SQL
5 65 (11.09%) PHP
6 43 (7.34%) T-SQL
7 34 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 29 (4.95%) VB.NET
9 27 (4.61%) Python
9 27 (4.61%) Ruby
10 22 (3.75%) Perl
11 16 (2.73%) Scala
12 14 (2.39%) VBA
13 13 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.22%) VB
13 13 (2.22%) VB6
14 11 (1.88%) Korn
15 10 (1.71%) ABAP
15 10 (1.71%) C++
16 5 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 102 (17.41%) Degree
2 64 (10.92%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.68%) OCA
7 2 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.83%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.07%) QA
3 6 (1.02%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.85%) Varnish
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.88%) Graphite
1 11 (1.88%) Nagios
1 11 (1.88%) Opsview
1 11 (1.88%) Puppet
2 5 (0.85%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.51%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (10.41%) Oracle
2 58 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.17%) Cognos
4 38 (6.48%) Talend
5 21 (3.58%) Google
6 15 (2.56%) Cisco
7 11 (1.88%) F5
7 11 (1.88%) SAP
8 10 (1.71%) Informatica
9 6 (1.02%) Tableau
9 6 (1.02%) Zend
10 5 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.85%) Facebook
10 5 (0.85%) Twitter
11 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe
12 2 (0.34%) IBM
12 2 (0.34%) Teradata
12 2 (0.34%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.34%) Vertica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent holidays and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CodeClan
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + Plus Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago