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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 94 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 3.00% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 3.14% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 7
Average salary £27,875 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1307 1560 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.33% 95.59% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 791 998 596
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Ajax
5 10 (31.25%) NHibernate
6 8 (25.00%) SAS
6 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Base SAS
7 7 (21.88%) Data Management
8 6 (18.75%) ETL
9 4 (12.50%) VB
9 4 (12.50%) VBA
9 4 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) SAS Macro
10 3 (9.38%) Java
10 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (6.25%) Python
11 2 (6.25%) Windows
11 2 (6.25%) Oracle
11 2 (6.25%) SQL Server

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) CICS
2 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.13%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BPCS
1 1 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Base SAS
2 4 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.13%) Grunt
1 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.13%) Bower
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 11 (34.38%) jQuery
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (31.25%) Ajax
3 10 (31.25%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) SVG
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) D3.js
4 1 (3.13%) Sass
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
2 1 (3.13%) iSeries
2 1 (3.13%) Telematics
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) OS/400
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) MVC
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.88%) Data Management
4 6 (18.75%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VBA
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Macro
5 3 (9.38%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) RPG
7 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Sun
2 1 (3.13%) Infor
2 1 (3.13%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £19000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago