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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 89 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 14 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 2.50% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 2.60% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 5
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
1315 1501 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.95% 96.16% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 795 961 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 April 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) .NET
3 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (37.78%) MVC
4 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
5 16 (35.56%) jQuery
5 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (33.33%) NHibernate
7 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
7 14 (31.11%) Ajax
8 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) SAS
9 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.56%) ETL
10 7 (15.56%) CICS
10 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
10 7 (15.56%) Middleware
10 7 (15.56%) Mainframe
10 7 (15.56%) Banking
10 7 (15.56%) Data Management
10 7 (15.56%) Degree
10 7 (15.56%) Base SAS
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.11%) VBA
11 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
11 5 (11.11%) IBM
11 5 (11.11%) Internet

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (17.78%) SAS
2 7 (15.56%) CICS
3 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.22%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Base SAS
2 4 (8.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.22%) Grunt
2 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.22%) Bower
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
2 16 (35.56%) jQuery
2 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 14 (31.11%) Ajax
5 7 (15.56%) Middleware
6 2 (4.44%) Sass
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (2.22%) CSS3
7 1 (2.22%) D3.js
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.11%) Online Banking
3 5 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) AS400
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Telematics
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) zOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) MVC
3 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.56%) ETL
4 7 (15.56%) Data Management
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) Web Development
7 2 (4.44%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Coaching
8 1 (2.22%) Linear Algebra
8 1 (2.22%) Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
5 5 (11.11%) VBA
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) SAS Macro
7 3 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) Java
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) JCL
8 2 (4.44%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) XAML
9 1 (2.22%) RPG IV
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) Infor
3 1 (2.22%) Pega
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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