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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 66 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 38 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.55% 2.39% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.52% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 16
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +32.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,900 £23,872
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
1435 1152 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.12% 94.81% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 716 830
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 71 (73.96%) .NET
2 65 (67.71%) C#
3 64 (66.67%) MVC
4 60 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 56 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (51.04%) JavaScript
7 48 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
8 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
8 26 (27.08%) jQuery
9 24 (25.00%) Finance
10 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
11 22 (22.92%) Web Development
11 22 (22.92%) TDD
12 18 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 18 (18.75%) WCF
13 17 (17.71%) NHibernate
14 16 (16.67%) Degree
14 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.63%) SQL
15 15 (15.63%) .NET Framework
16 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (13.54%) Java
17 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (11.46%) Twitter
18 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
18 11 (11.46%) Windows
18 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (11.46%) Ajax
18 11 (11.46%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (10.42%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.21%) SAS
3 4 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.04%) Movex
1 1 (1.04%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (1.04%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
1 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.42%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.21%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.21%) RSpec
3 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (73.96%) .NET
2 60 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 56 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (27.08%) jQuery
5 18 (18.75%) WCF
5 18 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 17 (17.71%) NHibernate
7 15 (15.63%) .NET Framework
8 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (11.46%) Ajax
10 10 (10.42%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (10.42%) Sass
11 8 (8.33%) AppFabric
11 8 (8.33%) WPF
11 8 (8.33%) Silverlight
11 8 (8.33%) LINQ
11 8 (8.33%) WinForms
11 8 (8.33%) Web Services
12 6 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.04%) GIS
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.21%) AIX
3 5 (5.21%) Solaris
3 5 (5.21%) UNIX
4 4 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (66.67%) MVC
2 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
3 22 (22.92%) Web Development
3 22 (22.92%) TDD
4 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.46%) Scrum
6 10 (10.42%) Workflow
7 8 (8.33%) OO
7 8 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 6 (6.25%) BDD
9 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.13%) Financial Modelling
12 3 (3.13%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.08%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.71%) C#
2 49 (51.04%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.63%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) Java
5 8 (8.33%) F#
5 8 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.21%) Python
6 5 (5.21%) Ruby
6 5 (5.21%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 48 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Twitter
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Compuware
4 4 (4.17%) BMC
4 4 (4.17%) CA
5 2 (2.08%) Epicor
6 1 (1.04%) Baan
6 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.04%) ESRI
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.04%) Infor
6 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
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