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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.77% 2.90% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.06% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 42
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1067 1175 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.35% 94.68% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 712 797 816
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 40 (68.97%) C#
2 37 (63.79%) .NET
3 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (43.10%) Java
5 23 (39.66%) Software Engineering
6 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
6 21 (36.21%) MVC
7 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
8 16 (27.59%) Finance
9 15 (25.86%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) TDD
11 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
13 11 (18.97%) CSS
13 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
14 10 (17.24%) SDLC
15 8 (13.79%) XML
15 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (12.07%) Open Source
16 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
16 7 (12.07%) Big Data
16 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
16 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
16 7 (12.07%) Neo4j
16 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL

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 6 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) MODX
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Big Data
2 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.07%) Neo4j
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Pentaho
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.45%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) ArangoDB
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (6.90%) Subversion
2 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Moq
4 2 (3.45%) NSubstitute
4 2 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Local Government
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) German Language
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
3 12 (20.69%) HTML
4 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
4 11 (18.97%) CSS
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (13.79%) XML
6 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (12.07%) Spring
6 7 (12.07%) WCF
7 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.34%) WinForms
8 5 (8.62%) jQuery
8 5 (8.62%) Web Services
8 5 (8.62%) XSLT
9 4 (6.90%) HTML5
9 4 (6.90%) React
9 4 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Software Engineering
3 21 (36.21%) MVC
4 14 (24.14%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.24%) SDLC
7 7 (12.07%) Open Source
7 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Microservices
8 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Analytics
9 5 (8.62%) Data Analytics
10 4 (6.90%) BDD
10 4 (6.90%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.90%) Open Source Development
11 3 (5.17%) Big Data Analytics
11 3 (5.17%) Coaching
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.17%) DevOps
11 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) C#
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.62%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) C++
8 3 (5.17%) Clojure
8 3 (5.17%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.45%) XPath
10 1 (1.72%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Talend
3 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.72%) Lotus
4 1 (1.72%) Progress
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago