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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 78 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 21 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 2.30% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.38% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 5
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.26%
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
1233 1344 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.62% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 760 859 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
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 6 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (43.86%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 23 (40.35%) SQL
4 22 (38.60%) MVC
4 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) jQuery
5 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 20 (35.09%) NHibernate
7 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
7 16 (28.07%) Ajax
8 12 (21.05%) Finance
9 11 (19.30%) Middleware
9 11 (19.30%) Mainframe
9 11 (19.30%) CICS
9 11 (19.30%) Assembly Language
9 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (17.54%) Banking
11 9 (15.79%) Degree
11 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (14.04%) SAS
12 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (12.28%) Data Management
13 7 (12.28%) Base SAS
13 7 (12.28%) ETL
14 6 (10.53%) Windows
14 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.53%) C#
14 6 (10.53%) zOS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (19.30%) CICS
2 8 (14.04%) SAS
3 5 (8.77%) MQSeries
4 4 (7.02%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.75%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Base SAS
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.75%) Grunt
3 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.75%) Bower
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 21 (36.84%) jQuery
2 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (35.09%) NHibernate
4 16 (28.07%) Ajax
5 11 (19.30%) Middleware
6 5 (8.77%) Sass
6 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (7.02%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.02%) WCF
8 2 (3.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.51%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.51%) CryEngine
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.75%) CSS3
9 1 (1.75%) D3.js
9 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Mainframe
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.77%) Online Banking
4 5 (8.77%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.51%) Physics
6 2 (3.51%) Animation
7 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) AS400
7 1 (1.75%) FMCG
7 1 (1.75%) iSeries
7 1 (1.75%) Telematics
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
1 6 (10.53%) zOS
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Solaris
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) MVC
3 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.28%) ETL
5 7 (12.28%) Data Management
6 5 (8.77%) TDD
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.77%) Scrum
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Web Development
9 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
4 11 (19.30%) Assembly Language
5 6 (10.53%) JCL
5 6 (10.53%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) VBA
7 4 (7.02%) C
7 4 (7.02%) C++
7 4 (7.02%) VB
8 3 (5.26%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) SAS Macro
9 2 (3.51%) Python
10 1 (1.75%) XAML
10 1 (1.75%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) IBM
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) Infor
4 1 (1.75%) Pega
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago