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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 95 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 56 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 3.59% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 3.80% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 40 13
Average salary £23,306 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.16% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,258 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1249 1475 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.67% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 784 949 628
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) SQL
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
4 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) Ajax
5 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
5 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (24.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) VBA
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
9 3 (12.00%) SAS
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) Java
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Data Management
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Base SAS
10 2 (8.00%) TDD
10 2 (8.00%) Web Development
10 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.00%) C
10 2 (8.00%) C++

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.00%) Grunt
1 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (4.00%) Bower
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) Ajax
4 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) SVG
6 1 (4.00%) D3.js
6 1 (4.00%) Sass
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) OS/400
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (24.00%) VB
5 5 (20.00%) VBA
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Java
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) RPG
8 1 (4.00%) XAML
8 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) SAS Macro
8 1 (4.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Sun
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Infor
1 1 (4.00%) Pega
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