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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 60 87 43
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 16 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.66% 1.09% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.14% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 78
Median salary £38,250 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £51,450 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1037 1401 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.22% 95.37% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 671 886 997
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) C#
3 25 (52.08%) Java
3 25 (52.08%) .NET
4 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
6 15 (31.25%) TDD
7 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 13 (27.08%) HTML
8 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 13 (27.08%) MVC
9 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (22.92%) CSS
10 11 (22.92%) Scrum
10 11 (22.92%) Big Data
11 9 (18.75%) Spring
11 9 (18.75%) Python
12 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (16.67%) BDD
12 8 (16.67%) Microservices
13 7 (14.58%) SDLC
13 7 (14.58%) Degree
13 7 (14.58%) Marketing
13 7 (14.58%) C++
13 7 (14.58%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (14.58%) Microsoft

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 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) MODX
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) Big Data
3 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 4 (8.33%) Pentaho
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) GIS
6 1 (2.08%) Spatial Data
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) gulp
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Marketing
3 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.42%) Electronics
4 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) HTML
3 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.92%) CSS
5 9 (18.75%) Spring
6 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.42%) WPF
9 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
9 4 (8.33%) Drools
9 4 (8.33%) ELK Stack
9 4 (8.33%) HTML5
9 4 (8.33%) jBPM
9 4 (8.33%) Middleware
9 4 (8.33%) Node.js
9 4 (8.33%) WinForms
9 4 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.17%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
3 15 (31.25%) TDD
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.08%) MVC
6 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
7 8 (16.67%) Microservices
8 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.58%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) Data Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.42%) Web Development
11 4 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (8.33%) Kanban
11 4 (8.33%) Open Source
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) Python
6 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 7 (14.58%) C++
8 4 (8.33%) Ruby
9 3 (6.25%) Clojure
9 3 (6.25%) Perl
9 3 (6.25%) Scala
9 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.17%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) Jython
11 1 (2.08%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) Charles River
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Lotus
4 1 (2.08%) Progress
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
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