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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 68 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 38 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.57% 2.20% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.32% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,700 £22,723
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
1415 1165 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.74% 95.10% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 928 723 822
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 70 (72.92%) .NET
2 66 (68.75%) C#
3 64 (66.67%) MVC
4 60 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 56 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (51.04%) Microsoft
7 47 (48.96%) JavaScript
8 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
8 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
9 24 (25.00%) Web Development
10 23 (23.96%) jQuery
10 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
10 23 (23.96%) Finance
11 21 (21.88%) TDD
12 17 (17.71%) WCF
12 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
13 16 (16.67%) Degree
14 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
15 14 (14.58%) NHibernate
15 14 (14.58%) SQL
15 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (13.54%) Java
16 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (11.46%) Workflow
18 10 (10.42%) Scrum
18 10 (10.42%) Linux
18 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
18 10 (10.42%) Windows
18 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (9.38%) NServiceBus
2 6 (6.25%) SAS
3 4 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
1 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.21%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.21%) RSpec
3 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (72.92%) .NET
2 60 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 56 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (23.96%) jQuery
5 17 (17.71%) WCF
5 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
6 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (14.58%) NHibernate
6 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.38%) Ajax
7 9 (9.38%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (9.38%) Sass
8 8 (8.33%) AppFabric
8 8 (8.33%) WPF
8 8 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 8 (8.33%) LINQ
8 8 (8.33%) WinForms
8 8 (8.33%) Web Services
9 6 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.04%) GIS
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Windows
1 10 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
2 5 (5.21%) AIX
2 5 (5.21%) Solaris
2 5 (5.21%) UNIX
3 4 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (66.67%) MVC
2 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
3 24 (25.00%) Web Development
4 21 (21.88%) TDD
5 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.46%) Workflow
7 10 (10.42%) Scrum
8 8 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.25%) BDD
10 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (3.13%) Financial Modelling
13 3 (3.13%) Asset Management
13 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.08%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.75%) C#
2 47 (48.96%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.58%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) Java
5 8 (8.33%) F#
6 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.21%) Python
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby
7 5 (5.21%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.04%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.04%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 49 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Twitter
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Compuware
4 4 (4.17%) BMC
4 4 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (1.04%) Epicor
5 1 (1.04%) ESRI
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
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