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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 68 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 44 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.93% 2.81% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.94% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 15
Average salary £46,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.45% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,828 £28,800 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,600 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 1361 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 95.64% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 945 870 810
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 £29,400 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 59 (67.82%) .NET
2 49 (56.32%) MVC
3 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
4 45 (51.72%) C#
5 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
7 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
9 32 (36.78%) jQuery
10 29 (33.33%) NHibernate
11 25 (28.74%) Finance
11 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
12 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
13 20 (22.99%) TDD
13 20 (22.99%) SQL
14 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
14 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (20.69%) AngularJS
15 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
15 18 (20.69%) WCF
16 16 (18.39%) Twitter
16 16 (18.39%) Scrum
17 15 (17.24%) Windows
17 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
17 15 (17.24%) Sass
17 15 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
17 15 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (17.24%) Castle Windsor

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (17.24%) NServiceBus
2 10 (11.49%) CICS
3 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Movex
1 1 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (1.15%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 15 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.45%) RSpec
2 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (67.82%) .NET
2 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
3 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (36.78%) jQuery
5 29 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 18 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 18 (20.69%) WCF
7 15 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (17.24%) Sass
7 15 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (16.09%) Ajax
9 11 (12.64%) Middleware
10 5 (5.75%) Web Services
11 4 (4.60%) XML
12 3 (3.45%) CSS
12 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.45%) WinForms
12 3 (3.45%) WPF
12 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.60%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Open Source
6 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.30%) Animation
7 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.30%) Physics
8 1 (1.15%) GIS
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) zOS
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.45%) AIX
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) MVC
2 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 20 (22.99%) TDD
5 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (18.39%) Scrum
7 13 (14.94%) Web Development
8 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.90%) Project Management
10 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.60%) BDD
11 4 (4.60%) Migration
11 4 (4.60%) Pair Programming
12 3 (3.45%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.45%) Workflow
12 3 (3.45%) OO
13 2 (2.30%) ERP
13 2 (2.30%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) C#
2 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (22.99%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.49%) Assembly Language
6 6 (6.90%) JCL
6 6 (6.90%) Java
7 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.45%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) F#
8 3 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (2.30%) VBA
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) Twitter
3 4 (4.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) Epicor
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Cognos
5 1 (1.15%) Baan
5 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.15%) ESRI
5 1 (1.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.15%) Infor
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