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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 282 429 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.68% 27.27% 31.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.89% 28.77% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 203 301 229
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
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 £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 285 (49.57%) JavaScript
2 245 (42.61%) HTML
3 243 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (38.43%) C#
5 220 (38.26%) CSS
6 215 (37.39%) .NET
7 194 (33.74%) Java
8 176 (30.61%) MVC
9 174 (30.26%) SQL Server
10 155 (26.96%) ASP.NET
11 138 (24.00%) SQL
12 132 (22.96%) jQuery
13 115 (20.00%) Finance
14 109 (18.96%) Oracle
15 98 (17.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 88 (15.30%) Degree
17 85 (14.78%) Software Engineering
18 84 (14.61%) Hibernate
19 81 (14.09%) XML
20 78 (13.57%) Web Services
20 78 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
21 76 (13.22%) Microsoft
21 76 (13.22%) HTML5
22 74 (12.87%) Linux
22 74 (12.87%) TDD
23 71 (12.35%) .NET Framework
24 70 (12.17%) OO
25 69 (12.00%) PHP
25 69 (12.00%) RESTful
26 67 (11.65%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (10.78%) JBoss
2 30 (5.22%) CMS
2 30 (5.22%) Node.js
3 29 (5.04%) Apache
4 27 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.17%) Drupal
6 15 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.61%) IBM Notes
7 12 (2.09%) WordPress
8 7 (1.22%) IIS
8 7 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.35%) SAS
11 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.35%) CICS
11 2 (0.35%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 53 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.87%) GIMP
4 2 (0.35%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) assyst
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Magento
2 4 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.91%) SaaS
5 5 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.96%) Internet
2 7 (1.22%) HTTP
3 5 (0.87%) Intranet
3 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) NFC
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.30%) Relational Database
3 51 (8.87%) MySQL
4 45 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (6.78%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.35%) MS Access
6 25 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 23 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.04%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.70%) Informix
15 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.48%) Maven
3 33 (5.74%) Eclipse
4 30 (5.22%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.96%) Selenium
5 17 (2.96%) Subversion
6 15 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 11 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.57%) Grunt
9 8 (1.39%) JUnit
9 8 (1.39%) QUnit
9 8 (1.39%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.87%) PhantomJS
11 4 (0.70%) Appium
12 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.52%) HttpUnit
12 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.52%) Ant
12 3 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 115 (20.00%) Finance
2 45 (7.83%) Banking
3 33 (5.74%) Games
4 27 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.61%) Marketing
6 13 (2.26%) Retail
7 12 (2.09%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.04%) Advertising
9 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (42.61%) HTML
2 220 (38.26%) CSS
3 215 (37.39%) .NET
4 155 (26.96%) ASP.NET
5 132 (22.96%) jQuery
6 98 (17.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (14.61%) Hibernate
8 81 (14.09%) XML
9 78 (13.57%) Web Services
10 76 (13.22%) HTML5
11 71 (12.35%) .NET Framework
12 69 (12.00%) RESTful
13 67 (11.65%) Spring
14 56 (9.74%) JPA
15 46 (8.00%) Java EE
16 43 (7.48%) JMS
17 41 (7.13%) NHibernate
17 41 (7.13%) CSS3
18 40 (6.96%) EJB
19 38 (6.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.17%) Social Media
5 20 (3.48%) User Experience
6 14 (2.43%) BBC
6 14 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.74%) Xbox
8 10 (1.74%) Physics
9 9 (1.57%) Open Source
10 6 (1.04%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.04%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.87%) FMCG
11 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.70%) GIS
12 4 (0.70%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.52%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.87%) Linux
2 28 (4.87%) Windows
3 24 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.00%) UNIX
5 16 (2.78%) Android
6 10 (1.74%) Debian
6 10 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Solaris
7 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (30.61%) MVC
3 85 (14.78%) Software Engineering
4 78 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (12.87%) TDD
6 70 (12.17%) OO
7 50 (8.70%) Scrum
8 40 (6.96%) Web Development
8 40 (6.96%) Mentoring
9 39 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 38 (6.61%) Use Case
11 32 (5.57%) RUP
11 32 (5.57%) Unified Process
12 25 (4.35%) Web Application Development
12 25 (4.35%) Multithreading
13 22 (3.83%) People Management
14 21 (3.65%) Automated Testing
15 17 (2.96%) iOS Development
15 17 (2.96%) Project Management
16 16 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 285 (49.57%) JavaScript
2 221 (38.43%) C#
3 194 (33.74%) Java
4 138 (24.00%) SQL
5 69 (12.00%) PHP
6 52 (9.04%) T-SQL
7 36 (6.26%) Python
8 32 (5.57%) AspectJ
9 31 (5.39%) C++
10 30 (5.22%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.83%) Ruby
12 19 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 18 (3.13%) VBA
14 17 (2.96%) C
14 17 (2.96%) Perl
15 10 (1.74%) VB
16 9 (1.57%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.87%) XPath
17 5 (0.87%) VBScript
17 5 (0.87%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 88 (15.30%) Degree
2 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.57%) Puppet
2 3 (0.52%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 109 (18.96%) Oracle
2 76 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.61%) Google
3 15 (2.61%) Apple
3 15 (2.61%) Lotus
4 14 (2.43%) Sony
4 14 (2.43%) Facebook
4 14 (2.43%) Yahoo!
5 11 (1.91%) Sybase
6 6 (1.04%) Adobe
7 4 (0.70%) Informatica
8 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.52%) IBM
9 2 (0.35%) Telerik
9 2 (0.35%) Alterian
9 2 (0.35%) HP
9 2 (0.35%) Sun
9 2 (0.35%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.35%) Twitter
10 1 (0.17%) Zend
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