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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 66 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.85% 2.01% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.09% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,300 £28,117
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1413 1147 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 96.14% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 937 728 774
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 22 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 67 (72.04%) .NET
2 66 (70.97%) C#
3 63 (67.74%) MVC
4 58 (62.37%) ASP.NET
5 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 42 (45.16%) JavaScript
8 28 (30.11%) Web Development
9 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
9 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
10 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
10 20 (21.51%) Finance
11 19 (20.43%) TDD
12 16 (17.20%) Degree
12 16 (17.20%) jQuery
13 15 (16.13%) Java
14 14 (15.05%) WCF
14 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
14 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (11.83%) Linux
16 11 (11.83%) Workflow
16 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
17 10 (10.75%) Banking
17 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (9.68%) SQL
18 9 (9.68%) MySQL
18 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
18 9 (9.68%) LINQ
19 8 (8.60%) Web Services

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (7.53%) SAS
2 6 (6.45%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.30%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.68%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.15%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.15%) OLAP
5 2 (2.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.45%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.38%) RSpec
4 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.30%) Ant
4 4 (4.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) NUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.08%) Mockito
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (72.04%) .NET
2 58 (62.37%) ASP.NET
3 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (17.20%) jQuery
5 14 (15.05%) WCF
5 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
5 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.68%) LINQ
8 8 (8.60%) WPF
8 8 (8.60%) Silverlight
8 8 (8.60%) AppFabric
8 8 (8.60%) Web Services
8 8 (8.60%) WinForms
9 7 (7.53%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.53%) NHibernate
10 6 (6.45%) HTML
10 6 (6.45%) XML
10 6 (6.45%) Spring
10 6 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.60%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.38%) Open Source
4 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) UNIX
4 5 (5.38%) AIX
4 5 (5.38%) Solaris
4 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) MVC
2 28 (30.11%) Web Development
3 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.43%) TDD
5 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.83%) Workflow
7 8 (8.60%) OO
7 8 (8.60%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.53%) Scrum
9 6 (6.45%) Pair Programming
9 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.45%) BDD
10 5 (5.38%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.38%) Project Management
11 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.23%) Financial Modelling
13 2 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.15%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.97%) C#
2 42 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.13%) Java
4 9 (9.68%) SQL
5 8 (8.60%) F#
6 5 (5.38%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (5.38%) Python
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.15%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Twitter
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) Compuware
4 4 (4.30%) BMC
4 4 (4.30%) CA
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) Epicor
6 1 (1.08%) ESRI
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