The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 63 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 48 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 1.46% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.53% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 26
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1582 1049 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.42% 95.54% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 608 1020
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Programmer
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 54 (71.05%) C#
2 53 (69.74%) .NET
3 44 (57.89%) MVC
3 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 40 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.26%) Web Development
8 21 (27.63%) Finance
9 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
10 16 (21.05%) Degree
11 14 (18.42%) Java
11 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 13 (17.11%) TDD
12 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (15.79%) SQL
13 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
14 11 (14.47%) Oracle
14 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
15 10 (13.16%) Workflow
15 10 (13.16%) Ajax
15 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
15 10 (13.16%) LINQ
16 9 (11.84%) J2EE
17 8 (10.53%) Linux
17 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
18 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
18 7 (9.21%) C
18 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
18 7 (9.21%) Subversion

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.95%) SAS
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SNMP
1 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) OLAP
4 2 (2.63%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.21%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) NUnit
3 6 (7.89%) Selenium
3 6 (7.89%) JUnit
3 6 (7.89%) Mockito
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.95%) Ant
4 3 (3.95%) Maven
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.63%) RSpec
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (69.74%) .NET
2 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 40 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
6 10 (13.16%) Ajax
6 10 (13.16%) LINQ
7 9 (11.84%) J2EE
8 6 (7.89%) JSF
8 6 (7.89%) EJB
8 6 (7.89%) JSP
8 6 (7.89%) Servlets
8 6 (7.89%) Struts
8 6 (7.89%) jQuery
8 6 (7.89%) EJB 3.0
8 6 (7.89%) Gherkin
9 5 (6.58%) Web Services
9 5 (6.58%) SOAP
9 5 (6.58%) HTML
9 5 (6.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Physics
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) zOS
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.63%) AIX
4 2 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) MVC
2 23 (30.26%) Web Development
3 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.11%) TDD
5 10 (13.16%) Workflow
5 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Information Security
7 6 (7.89%) CRM
7 6 (7.89%) UML
8 5 (6.58%) OO
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.26%) Document Management
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.26%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.63%) Pair Programming
11 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) C#
2 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) Java
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 7 (9.21%) C
6 4 (5.26%) F#
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.63%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.63%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) ACF2
1 1 (1.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) JBoss
4 4 (5.26%) Compuware
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) BMC
4 4 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Pension/SAS Training
Posted: 9 days ago