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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 67 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.81% 2.45% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 2.58% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 16
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
1438 1203 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 95.10% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 966 774 840
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (71.00%) .NET
2 63 (63.00%) C#
2 63 (63.00%) MVC
3 59 (59.00%) ASP.NET
4 56 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (49.00%) JavaScript
6 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
7 40 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (30.00%) jQuery
9 28 (28.00%) Software Engineering
10 27 (27.00%) SQL Server
11 25 (25.00%) Finance
12 24 (24.00%) TDD
13 22 (22.00%) MS Excel
14 21 (21.00%) Web Development
14 21 (21.00%) NHibernate
15 19 (19.00%) WCF
15 19 (19.00%) AngularJS
16 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
17 17 (17.00%) Degree
17 17 (17.00%) SQL
18 16 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (13.00%) Twitter
19 13 (13.00%) Windows
19 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
19 13 (13.00%) Java
19 13 (13.00%) Scrum
19 13 (13.00%) Ajax

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (12.00%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.00%) SAS
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.00%) CICS
5 2 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Movex
1 1 (1.00%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (1.00%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
1 13 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.00%) RSpec
3 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) Maven
4 4 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (71.00%) .NET
2 59 (59.00%) ASP.NET
3 56 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (30.00%) jQuery
5 21 (21.00%) NHibernate
6 19 (19.00%) WCF
6 19 (19.00%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (13.00%) Ajax
9 12 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (12.00%) Sass
10 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.00%) Web Services
12 7 (7.00%) WinForms
12 7 (7.00%) AppFabric
12 7 (7.00%) WPF
12 7 (7.00%) Silverlight
12 7 (7.00%) LINQ
13 6 (6.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.00%) Open Source
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.00%) Physics
6 1 (1.00%) Animation
6 1 (1.00%) GIS
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.00%) zOS
3 5 (5.00%) AIX
3 5 (5.00%) Solaris
3 5 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) MVC
2 40 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 24 (24.00%) TDD
5 21 (21.00%) Web Development
6 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) OO
8 8 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.00%) Project Management
9 7 (7.00%) Workflow
10 6 (6.00%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.00%) BDD
11 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.00%) Asset Management
14 2 (2.00%) Information Security
14 2 (2.00%) Systems Analysis
14 2 (2.00%) Quality Management
14 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) C#
2 49 (49.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.00%) Java
5 10 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.00%) F#
7 5 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (5.00%) Ruby
7 5 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (3.00%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.00%) JCL
9 2 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) VB
10 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) Twitter
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.00%) Compuware
4 2 (2.00%) BMC
4 2 (2.00%) CA
4 2 (2.00%) Epicor
5 1 (1.00%) Baan
5 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.00%) ESRI
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.00%) Infor
5 1 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
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