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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 52 73 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 19 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.32% 1.41% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 1.48% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 86
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1171 1287 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.74% 95.47% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 705 799 1001
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 30 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 72 (88.89%) C#
1 72 (88.89%) .NET
2 42 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
4 39 (48.15%) HTML
5 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 34 (41.98%) Finance
7 30 (37.04%) SQL
8 25 (30.86%) VB.NET
9 24 (29.63%) Java
9 24 (29.63%) MVC
9 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (28.40%) CSS
11 21 (25.93%) SDLC
12 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (24.69%) Visual Studio
13 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (20.99%) Degree
15 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
15 17 (20.99%) HTML5
16 16 (19.75%) XML
17 15 (18.52%) OO
17 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
17 15 (18.52%) Scrum
18 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (14.81%) Oracle
19 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
20 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (13.58%) REST

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 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) Node.js
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) GitHub
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.47%) Big Data
9 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.11%) Subversion
3 5 (6.17%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 4 (4.94%) NUnit
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
5 3 (3.70%) Maven
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.23%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Legal
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (88.89%) .NET
2 39 (48.15%) HTML
3 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 23 (28.40%) CSS
5 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (20.99%) HTML5
7 16 (19.75%) XML
8 11 (13.58%) REST
9 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.35%) React
10 9 (11.11%) SOAP
10 9 (11.11%) Web Services
11 8 (9.88%) JSON
12 7 (8.64%) LINQ
13 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.17%) React Native
14 5 (6.17%) XSLT
15 4 (4.94%) jQuery
15 4 (4.94%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Android
1 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (29.63%) MVC
2 21 (25.93%) SDLC
3 15 (18.52%) OO
3 15 (18.52%) Scrum
4 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.88%) TDD
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) Load Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.17%) Case Management
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (6.17%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.94%) API Integration
9 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.94%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (88.89%) C#
2 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.04%) SQL
4 25 (30.86%) VB.NET
5 24 (29.63%) Java
6 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.88%) Python
8 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.41%) VBA
10 5 (6.17%) Scala
11 3 (3.70%) VB
12 2 (2.47%) Perl
12 2 (2.47%) PHP
13 1 (1.23%) C++
13 1 (1.23%) Ruby
13 1 (1.23%) VB6
13 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
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