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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 76 98 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 14 3 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.21% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.22% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 28
Median salary £40,000 £33,277 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.20% -29.94%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1048 1356 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.36% 95.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 679 863 947
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) .NET
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) MVC
7 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
7 9 (40.91%) OO
7 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) C++
11 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.64%) BDD
11 3 (13.64%) NUnit
11 3 (13.64%) C
11 3 (13.64%) Games
12 2 (9.09%) Fortran
12 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
12 2 (9.09%) Oracle

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 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) BigQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) NUnit
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Flash
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) OO
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Game Development
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Fortran
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.55%) Erlang
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Lua
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) R
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Smalltalk
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Sony
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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