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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 358 316 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.98% 25.14% 29.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.90% 26.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 283 213 259
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,530
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
1438 1194 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 94.99% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 971 764 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,974
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,800
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 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 373 (45.82%) .NET
2 367 (45.09%) C#
3 320 (39.31%) JavaScript
4 282 (34.64%) HTML
5 261 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
6 259 (31.82%) Java
7 252 (30.96%) CSS
8 244 (29.98%) MVC
9 238 (29.24%) ASP.NET
10 234 (28.75%) SQL
11 215 (26.41%) SQL Server
12 170 (20.88%) jQuery
13 156 (19.16%) Degree
14 144 (17.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 134 (16.46%) Software Engineering
16 133 (16.34%) Finance
17 132 (16.22%) OO
18 120 (14.74%) Microsoft
19 119 (14.62%) XML
20 110 (13.51%) Linux
21 101 (12.41%) Computer Science
22 100 (12.29%) .NET Framework
23 86 (10.57%) Web Services
24 83 (10.20%) Web Development
25 79 (9.71%) HTML5
26 77 (9.46%) Hibernate
26 77 (9.46%) Oracle
26 77 (9.46%) T-SQL
27 76 (9.34%) Ajax
28 75 (9.21%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 46 (5.65%) SharePoint
1 46 (5.65%) CMS
2 33 (4.05%) Apache
3 25 (3.07%) Alfresco
4 20 (2.46%) WebLogic
5 19 (2.33%) Drupal
5 19 (2.33%) SAS
6 17 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.23%) Node.js
8 10 (1.23%) IIS
9 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.86%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.86%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.12%) HFM
6 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.49%) Trello
4 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.18%) Internet
2 22 (2.70%) HTTP
3 10 (1.23%) Intranet
4 4 (0.49%) tcpdump
4 4 (0.49%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.25%) ATM
6 2 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.12%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (26.41%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (6.27%) MySQL
4 42 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 36 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.60%) Big Data
12 12 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.86%) Pentaho
17 6 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
17 6 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 46 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.56%) Selenium
3 29 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.97%) Maven
6 11 (1.35%) Subversion
6 11 (1.35%) JUnit
6 11 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (1.35%) Artifactory
7 7 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.74%) Jasmine
8 6 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.61%) TestNG
9 5 (0.61%) RSpec
9 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.61%) Ant
9 5 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 133 (16.34%) Finance
2 51 (6.27%) Games
3 37 (4.55%) Banking
4 27 (3.32%) Retail
5 20 (2.46%) Law
6 17 (2.09%) Marketing
7 11 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.35%) Advertising
8 10 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.61%) Legal
10 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (45.82%) .NET
2 282 (34.64%) HTML
3 252 (30.96%) CSS
4 238 (29.24%) ASP.NET
5 170 (20.88%) jQuery
6 144 (17.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 119 (14.62%) XML
8 100 (12.29%) .NET Framework
9 86 (10.57%) Web Services
10 79 (9.71%) HTML5
11 77 (9.46%) Hibernate
12 76 (9.34%) Ajax
13 70 (8.60%) Spring
14 65 (7.99%) JSON
15 61 (7.49%) RESTful
16 58 (7.13%) NHibernate
17 52 (6.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 52 (6.39%) CSS3
18 48 (5.90%) WCF
18 48 (5.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.41%) Computer Science
2 50 (6.14%) Mathematics
3 49 (6.02%) Open Source
4 35 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.93%) Physics
6 25 (3.07%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.46%) Cryptography
8 19 (2.33%) User Experience
9 17 (2.09%) Social Media
9 17 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.09%) Graphic Design
10 13 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.60%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.47%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.23%) BBC
12 10 (1.23%) Online Games
13 9 (1.11%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.98%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.51%) Linux
2 52 (6.39%) Apple iOS
3 51 (6.27%) UNIX
4 46 (5.65%) Android
5 40 (4.91%) Windows
6 19 (2.33%) AIX
7 15 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.11%) Debian
10 7 (0.86%) CentOS
10 7 (0.86%) Fedora
11 5 (0.61%) Solaris
11 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.37%) zOS
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (29.98%) MVC
3 134 (16.46%) Software Engineering
4 132 (16.22%) OO
5 83 (10.20%) Web Development
6 72 (8.85%) TDD
7 67 (8.23%) Scrum
8 62 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 54 (6.63%) SOA
10 53 (6.51%) Mentoring
11 47 (5.77%) OOP
12 46 (5.65%) BDD
13 45 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (5.53%) E-Commerce
14 37 (4.55%) iOS Development
15 34 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (4.05%) Android Development
17 31 (3.81%) Web Design
18 30 (3.69%) Document Management
19 29 (3.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (45.09%) C#
2 320 (39.31%) JavaScript
3 259 (31.82%) Java
4 234 (28.75%) SQL
5 77 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 67 (8.23%) PL/SQL
7 54 (6.63%) PHP
8 51 (6.27%) C++
9 40 (4.91%) Python
10 32 (3.93%) VB.NET
11 31 (3.81%) Ruby
12 21 (2.58%) Perl
13 17 (2.09%) VBA
13 17 (2.09%) C
14 16 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.72%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.11%) Scala
16 9 (1.11%) VB
17 7 (0.86%) F#
18 6 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 156 (19.16%) Degree
2 20 (2.46%) PhD
3 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.37%) GIAC
5 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.12%) HND
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.83%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.49%) Snort
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.61%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.46%) Oracle
3 45 (5.53%) JBoss
4 28 (3.44%) Google
5 17 (2.09%) Adobe
6 15 (1.84%) Facebook
7 12 (1.47%) Twitter
8 11 (1.35%) Zend
9 10 (1.23%) Apple
9 10 (1.23%) SAP
9 10 (1.23%) Sony
9 10 (1.23%) Yahoo!
10 8 (0.98%) Sybase
11 7 (0.86%) GoldenSource
11 7 (0.86%) Dell
11 7 (0.86%) Talend
12 6 (0.74%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.61%) VMware
13 5 (0.61%) Epicor
13 5 (0.61%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Excellent Bens Including Car Allowance, Pmi, Pension, Cash Benefits et
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The City of Edinburgh Council
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £37,250 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago