The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 84 98 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 6 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.38% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.40% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 34
Median salary £43,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,800 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1178 1488 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.32% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 779 979 956
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) NUnit
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) WCF
7 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (16.67%) Apple
7 3 (16.67%) SSL

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) NUnit
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
1 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Microservices
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Fortran
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Erlang
5 1 (5.56%) Lua
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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