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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 71 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 34 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.42% 1.82% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.91% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 5
Average salary £47,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.49% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £29,858 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,350 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (60.81%) .NET
2 39 (52.70%) ASP.NET
3 38 (51.35%) MVC
3 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 33 (44.59%) NHibernate
6 33 (44.59%) jQuery
7 28 (37.84%) SQL
8 27 (36.49%) C#
8 27 (36.49%) Software Engineering
9 23 (31.08%) Finance
10 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
11 20 (27.03%) T-SQL
11 20 (27.03%) Ajax
12 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
13 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
13 14 (18.92%) Windows
13 14 (18.92%) Scrum
13 14 (18.92%) TDD
13 14 (18.92%) WCF
13 14 (18.92%) Twitter
13 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
14 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
14 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
14 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (17.57%) Castle Windsor
14 13 (17.57%) NServiceBus

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (17.57%) NServiceBus
2 11 (14.86%) CICS
3 7 (9.46%) SAS
4 5 (6.76%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.35%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.35%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) Base SAS
4 4 (5.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (17.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) .NET
2 39 (52.70%) ASP.NET
3 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (44.59%) NHibernate
4 33 (44.59%) jQuery
5 20 (27.03%) Ajax
6 14 (18.92%) WCF
6 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
7 13 (17.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
7 13 (17.57%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (17.57%) Sass
8 11 (14.86%) Middleware
9 2 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (2.70%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (2.70%) CryEngine
10 1 (1.35%) WinForms
10 1 (1.35%) WPF
10 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.76%) Online Banking
4 5 (6.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.70%) Animation
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.70%) Physics
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) GIS
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) zOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) MVC
2 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.92%) TDD
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.11%) Data Management
9 5 (6.76%) ETL
9 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.05%) Project Management
10 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.05%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) Web Development
11 2 (2.70%) Investment Management
11 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 28 (37.84%) SQL
3 27 (36.49%) C#
4 20 (27.03%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.86%) Assembly Language
6 6 (8.11%) JCL
7 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.05%) VBA
8 3 (4.05%) SAS Macro
8 3 (4.05%) C
9 2 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) Python
10 1 (1.35%) F#
10 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Twitter
3 5 (6.76%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Cognos
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sun
5 1 (1.35%) Epicor
5 1 (1.35%) Baan
5 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.35%) Infor
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tom Tom
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago