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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 72 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 0.16% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.16% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 23
Median salary £40,000 £23,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -47.12%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
1025 1216 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.88% 95.22% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 656 835 848
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017, 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 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) Finance
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 16 (64.00%) C#
3 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
3 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) TDD
4 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (60.00%) .NET
5 14 (56.00%) Visual Studio
5 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (36.00%) MVC
7 9 (36.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) C++
11 3 (12.00%) C
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) Games
12 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
12 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (8.00%) Flash
12 2 (8.00%) PhD
12 2 (8.00%) Fortran

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:

Applications
1 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (56.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) NUnit
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
1 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 9 (36.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Game Development
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) Fortran
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.00%) Erlang
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Lua
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) R
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) Smalltalk
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Sony
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago