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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 72 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 29 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.84% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.94% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 74
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1077 1498 1448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.97% 95.23% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 770 956 975
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 26 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 39 (78.00%) C#
2 35 (70.00%) .NET
3 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (54.00%) HTML
5 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (50.00%) Java
7 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (42.00%) Finance
8 19 (38.00%) MVC
9 18 (36.00%) CSS
9 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
10 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
11 14 (28.00%) HTML5
12 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
12 13 (26.00%) SQL
12 13 (26.00%) Scrum
13 12 (24.00%) Marketing
13 12 (24.00%) Degree
14 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
14 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
14 11 (22.00%) SDLC
15 9 (18.00%) TDD
15 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (18.00%) React
16 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
16 8 (16.00%) Python
16 8 (16.00%) OO
17 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (14.00%) Web Development

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 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) SaaS
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) NSubstitute
6 1 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Marketing
3 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.00%) Electronics
4 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) HTML
3 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (36.00%) CSS
5 14 (28.00%) HTML5
6 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (18.00%) React
9 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.00%) REST
9 6 (12.00%) XML
10 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (10.00%) React Native
10 5 (10.00%) Spring
10 5 (10.00%) Web Services
11 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (8.00%) Node.js
11 4 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Android
1 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) MVC
3 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) SDLC
6 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (18.00%) TDD
7 8 (16.00%) OO
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Web Development
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.00%) BDD
10 5 (10.00%) Global Marketing
10 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.00%) API Integration
11 4 (8.00%) Kanban
12 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) C#
2 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) C++
7 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
8 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.00%) PHP
9 3 (6.00%) Scala
10 1 (2.00%) Jython
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Charles River
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
3 1 (2.00%) Lotus
3 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.00%) Progress
3 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) Talend
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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