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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 383 345 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.30% 24.13% 27.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.99% 25.37% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 307 269 207
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
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 £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 365 (49.19%) .NET
2 362 (48.79%) C#
3 321 (43.26%) JavaScript
4 266 (35.85%) HTML
5 264 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
6 240 (32.35%) CSS
7 239 (32.21%) ASP.NET
8 227 (30.59%) SQL Server
9 223 (30.05%) SQL
10 200 (26.95%) MVC
11 179 (24.12%) Java
11 179 (24.12%) jQuery
12 169 (22.78%) Finance
13 165 (22.24%) Degree
14 138 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 133 (17.92%) OO
16 127 (17.12%) Software Engineering
17 113 (15.23%) Linux
17 113 (15.23%) Microsoft
18 110 (14.82%) .NET Framework
19 104 (14.02%) Computer Science
20 98 (13.21%) XML
21 93 (12.53%) T-SQL
22 86 (11.59%) NHibernate
23 80 (10.78%) Ajax
24 79 (10.65%) Visual Studio
25 78 (10.51%) Web Services
25 78 (10.51%) Unit Testing
25 78 (10.51%) HTML5
26 77 (10.38%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (7.14%) CMS
2 34 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.50%) Drupal
4 24 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 24 (3.23%) Node.js
4 24 (3.23%) Apache
4 24 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.96%) WordPress
6 21 (2.83%) IIS
7 14 (1.89%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.75%) JBoss
9 9 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.94%) SAS
11 6 (0.81%) CICS
11 6 (0.81%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
12 5 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 77 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.94%) GIMP
3 7 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.67%) MS Office
5 3 (0.40%) InDesign
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.75%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.08%) Magento
4 6 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.67%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.13%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.81%) SaaS
5 4 (0.54%) Trello
6 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.91%) Internet
2 21 (2.83%) HTTP
3 13 (1.75%) Intranet
4 7 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.54%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.40%) DNS
6 3 (0.40%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) SNMP
7 1 (0.13%) CTI
7 1 (0.13%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 58 (7.82%) MySQL
4 43 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (3.37%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.83%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.81%) Big Data
15 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 79 (10.65%) Visual Studio
2 73 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.43%) Selenium
4 14 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 14 (1.89%) Appium
5 12 (1.62%) NUnit
6 11 (1.48%) Subversion
7 9 (1.21%) Moq
7 9 (1.21%) QUnit
8 8 (1.08%) Jasmine
9 7 (0.94%) Grunt
9 7 (0.94%) PhantomJS
9 7 (0.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.67%) JUnit
11 5 (0.67%) Maven
11 5 (0.67%) Xcode
11 5 (0.67%) Clang
General
1 169 (22.78%) Finance
2 60 (8.09%) Games
3 47 (6.33%) Banking
4 26 (3.50%) Retail
5 24 (3.23%) Marketing
6 19 (2.56%) Law
7 18 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.08%) Advertising
10 7 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.67%) Back Office
12 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.40%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (49.19%) .NET
2 266 (35.85%) HTML
3 240 (32.35%) CSS
4 239 (32.21%) ASP.NET
5 179 (24.12%) jQuery
6 138 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 110 (14.82%) .NET Framework
8 98 (13.21%) XML
9 86 (11.59%) NHibernate
10 80 (10.78%) Ajax
11 78 (10.51%) Web Services
11 78 (10.51%) HTML5
12 64 (8.63%) WCF
13 53 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 50 (6.74%) WPF
15 44 (5.93%) CSS3
16 43 (5.80%) REST
17 38 (5.12%) Hibernate
18 36 (4.85%) RESTful
19 35 (4.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 104 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 49 (6.60%) Mathematics
3 44 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.18%) Social Media
6 30 (4.04%) Physics
7 26 (3.50%) Cryptography
8 24 (3.23%) User Experience
8 24 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (2.83%) Open Source
10 18 (2.43%) GIS
11 16 (2.16%) BBC
12 13 (1.75%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.62%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.48%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.21%) Xbox
15 9 (1.21%) iPad
16 8 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 113 (15.23%) Linux
2 57 (7.68%) Apple iOS
3 52 (7.01%) Windows
4 46 (6.20%) Android
5 35 (4.72%) UNIX
6 19 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.48%) Debian
7 11 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.35%) AIX
9 7 (0.94%) Fedora
9 7 (0.94%) CentOS
10 6 (0.81%) zOS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (26.95%) MVC
3 133 (17.92%) OO
4 127 (17.12%) Software Engineering
5 78 (10.51%) Unit Testing
6 76 (10.24%) TDD
7 74 (9.97%) Web Development
8 71 (9.57%) Scrum
9 62 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 38 (5.12%) iOS Development
12 34 (4.58%) Web Application Development
13 33 (4.45%) Project Management
14 28 (3.77%) OOP
14 28 (3.77%) E-Commerce
15 26 (3.50%) CRM
15 26 (3.50%) Use Case
15 26 (3.50%) Android Development
16 23 (3.10%) Investment Management
17 21 (2.83%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 362 (48.79%) C#
2 321 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 223 (30.05%) SQL
4 179 (24.12%) Java
5 93 (12.53%) T-SQL
6 70 (9.43%) PHP
7 50 (6.74%) PL/SQL
8 45 (6.06%) C++
9 44 (5.93%) Python
10 33 (4.45%) VB.NET
11 28 (3.77%) Objective-C
12 27 (3.64%) Ruby
13 18 (2.43%) VBA
13 18 (2.43%) C
14 15 (2.02%) Perl
15 13 (1.75%) PHP5
16 12 (1.62%) ActionScript
17 9 (1.21%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.08%) Assembly Language
18 8 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 165 (22.24%) Degree
2 8 (1.08%) PhD
2 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.40%) GIAC
4 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.13%) ISEB
5 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) Snort
2 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.67%) Puppet
1 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.13%) OpenView
2 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) SCOM
2 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 113 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.11%) Oracle
3 33 (4.45%) Google
4 18 (2.43%) Facebook
4 18 (2.43%) Adobe
5 16 (2.16%) Sybase
5 16 (2.16%) Apple
5 16 (2.16%) Sony
5 16 (2.16%) Yahoo!
6 9 (1.21%) Xamarin
7 7 (0.94%) Appcelerator
7 7 (0.94%) IBM
7 7 (0.94%) Dell
8 6 (0.81%) Twitter
9 5 (0.67%) GoldenSource
9 5 (0.67%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.67%) HP
9 5 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.54%) Epicor
10 4 (0.54%) Infragistics
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Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Complete Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Edinburgh
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