The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 73 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.93% 4.96% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 5.17% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 39
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £29,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1421 1161 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.01% 95.95% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 943 734 754
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 111 (65.68%) .NET
2 110 (65.09%) C#
3 84 (49.70%) JavaScript
4 73 (43.20%) ASP.NET
5 71 (42.01%) MVC
6 62 (36.69%) Software Engineering
7 55 (32.54%) Java
8 53 (31.36%) HTML
8 53 (31.36%) SQL Server
9 50 (29.59%) Degree
10 49 (28.99%) SQL
10 49 (28.99%) OO
11 47 (27.81%) CSS
11 47 (27.81%) Computer Science
12 45 (26.63%) jQuery
13 35 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (18.34%) C++
15 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
16 30 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 30 (17.75%) .NET Framework
17 29 (17.16%) Mathematics
18 28 (16.57%) Physics
18 28 (16.57%) Games
19 26 (15.38%) WCF
20 25 (14.79%) PhD
21 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
22 20 (11.83%) OOD
22 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
23 19 (11.24%) NHibernate

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
3 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Drupal
4 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.59%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.59%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (2.37%) Intranet
3 3 (1.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.18%) MySQL
7 2 (1.18%) OLAP
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.18%) Big Data
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) MS Access
8 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 28 (16.57%) Games
2 9 (5.33%) Finance
3 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.78%) French Language
5 2 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) German Language
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (65.68%) .NET
2 73 (43.20%) ASP.NET
3 53 (31.36%) HTML
4 47 (27.81%) CSS
5 45 (26.63%) jQuery
6 35 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 30 (17.75%) .NET Framework
8 26 (15.38%) WCF
9 19 (11.24%) NHibernate
10 14 (8.28%) XML
10 14 (8.28%) Ajax
11 10 (5.92%) HTML5
11 10 (5.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (5.33%) Web Services
13 8 (4.73%) WPF
14 7 (4.14%) AngularJS
15 6 (3.55%) XSLT
15 6 (3.55%) WinForms
15 6 (3.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.81%) Computer Science
2 29 (17.16%) Mathematics
3 28 (16.57%) Physics
4 8 (4.73%) Online Games
4 8 (4.73%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.37%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) iPhone
9 1 (0.59%) Open Source
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.51%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Linux
3 5 (2.96%) Android
3 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.37%) UNIX
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.01%) MVC
2 62 (36.69%) Software Engineering
3 49 (28.99%) OO
4 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.83%) OOD
6 17 (10.06%) OOP
6 17 (10.06%) Game Development
7 16 (9.47%) Workflow
8 14 (8.28%) TDD
8 14 (8.28%) Use Case
9 8 (4.73%) Scrum
10 7 (4.14%) SOA
11 6 (3.55%) CRM
11 6 (3.55%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.55%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (2.96%) Software Architecture
12 5 (2.96%) CAD
13 4 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (2.37%) Web Development
13 4 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 110 (65.09%) C#
2 84 (49.70%) JavaScript
3 55 (32.54%) Java
4 49 (28.99%) SQL
5 31 (18.34%) C++
6 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.92%) Scala
8 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.14%) Python
10 6 (3.55%) PHP
11 5 (2.96%) Ruby
11 5 (2.96%) C
12 4 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.37%) VB
13 3 (1.78%) Perl
14 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.59%) F#
15 1 (0.59%) PHP5
15 1 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (29.59%) Degree
2 25 (14.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Snort
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.33%) Oracle
3 4 (2.37%) Twitter
4 3 (1.78%) Google
4 3 (1.78%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) Sybase
5 2 (1.18%) Tableau
5 2 (1.18%) Omniture
6 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.59%) Facebook
6 1 (0.59%) Perforce
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
6 1 (0.59%) Dell
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