The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 61 81 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 16 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.51% 1.13% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.19% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 74
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £34,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Developer
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
1145 1343 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.90% 95.25% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 654 848 984
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 67 (87.01%) C#
2 66 (85.71%) .NET
3 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
4 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
5 36 (46.75%) HTML
6 34 (44.16%) Finance
7 32 (41.56%) ASP.NET
8 27 (35.06%) SQL
9 26 (33.77%) Java
10 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (28.57%) CSS
12 21 (27.27%) VB.NET
12 21 (27.27%) MVC
12 21 (27.27%) SDLC
13 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
14 18 (23.38%) Degree
15 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (22.08%) HTML5
16 16 (20.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (20.78%) OO
17 15 (19.48%) Scrum
17 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
17 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 14 (18.18%) XML
19 12 (15.58%) Oracle
19 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
19 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
20 11 (14.29%) React

Software Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) GitHub
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.90%) Big Data
8 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.69%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) JUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.30%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.30%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.30%) NUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Electronics
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (85.71%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) HTML
3 32 (41.56%) ASP.NET
4 22 (28.57%) CSS
5 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (22.08%) HTML5
6 14 (18.18%) XML
7 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.29%) React
7 11 (14.29%) REST
8 9 (11.69%) SOAP
8 9 (11.69%) Web Services
9 8 (10.39%) JSON
10 7 (9.09%) LINQ
11 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.49%) jQuery
12 5 (6.49%) Node.js
12 5 (6.49%) React Native
12 5 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Android
1 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) MVC
2 21 (27.27%) SDLC
3 16 (20.78%) OO
4 15 (19.48%) Scrum
5 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 7 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.49%) Global Marketing
10 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
10 5 (6.49%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.19%) API Integration
11 4 (5.19%) Case Management
11 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.19%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (87.01%) C#
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 27 (35.06%) SQL
4 26 (33.77%) Java
5 21 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.99%) T-SQL
7 9 (11.69%) Python
8 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.49%) Scala
10 4 (5.19%) VBA
11 3 (3.90%) VB
12 2 (2.60%) C++
12 2 (2.60%) Perl
12 2 (2.60%) PHP
12 2 (2.60%) Ruby
13 1 (1.30%) VB6
13 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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