The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 75 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 26 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.93% 1.97% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.06% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 4
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,250 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Programmer
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
1268 1309 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 95.41% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 833 842 746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Programmer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Edinburgh region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 37 (54.41%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
2 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
2 31 (45.59%) MVC
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.12%) NHibernate
3 30 (44.12%) jQuery
3 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
5 22 (32.35%) Ajax
5 22 (32.35%) T-SQL
6 16 (23.53%) Finance
7 14 (20.59%) C#
8 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.18%) Middleware
8 11 (16.18%) Mainframe
8 11 (16.18%) CICS
8 11 (16.18%) Assembly Language
8 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (14.71%) Banking
9 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
10 9 (13.24%) Windows
10 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (13.24%) Scrum
10 9 (13.24%) Sass
10 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
10 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.18%) CICS
2 8 (11.76%) SAS
2 8 (11.76%) NServiceBus
3 5 (7.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.47%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.47%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.47%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) Base SAS
4 4 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.47%) Grunt
3 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.47%) Bower
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Games
5 2 (2.94%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
3 30 (44.12%) NHibernate
3 30 (44.12%) jQuery
3 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (32.35%) Ajax
5 11 (16.18%) Middleware
6 9 (13.24%) Sass
6 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
6 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (11.76%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.76%) WCF
8 2 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.94%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (2.94%) CryEngine
9 1 (1.47%) CSS3
9 1 (1.47%) D3.js
9 1 (1.47%) HTML5
9 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.35%) Online Banking
4 5 (7.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.94%) Physics
6 2 (2.94%) Animation
7 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.47%) GIS
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) FMCG
7 1 (1.47%) Telematics
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) zOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) MVC
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (13.24%) Scrum
4 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) TDD
5 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.29%) Data Management
6 7 (10.29%) ETL
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.94%) Coaching
9 2 (2.94%) ERP
9 2 (2.94%) Project Management
9 2 (2.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 14 (20.59%) C#
5 11 (16.18%) Assembly Language
6 6 (8.82%) JCL
7 4 (5.88%) VBA
7 4 (5.88%) C
8 3 (4.41%) SAS Macro
8 3 (4.41%) C++
8 3 (4.41%) VB
8 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Twitter
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Sun
6 1 (1.47%) Epicor
6 1 (1.47%) Baan
6 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.47%) Infor
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