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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 82 85 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 24 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.54% 5.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.62% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 68
Median salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -8.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
1182 1480 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.48% 95.24% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 778 971 950
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £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 25 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 47 (79.66%) C#
2 44 (74.58%) .NET
3 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.85%) HTML
5 28 (47.46%) Finance
6 27 (45.76%) Java
7 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
8 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
9 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (35.59%) CSS
11 20 (33.90%) SQL
12 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
12 18 (30.51%) MVC
13 16 (27.12%) SDLC
14 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
15 14 (23.73%) Degree
15 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (23.73%) HTML5
16 13 (22.03%) Scrum
16 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
16 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (20.34%) OO
18 11 (18.64%) Marketing
18 11 (18.64%) XML
18 11 (18.64%) Python
19 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
19 10 (16.95%) TDD
19 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
20 9 (15.25%) REST
20 9 (15.25%) 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) GitHub
2 5 (8.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.47%) Big Data
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) JUnit
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.69%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Marketing
3 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.17%) Electronics
4 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) .NET
2 30 (50.85%) HTML
3 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
4 21 (35.59%) CSS
5 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (23.73%) HTML5
6 11 (18.64%) XML
7 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.25%) React
8 9 (15.25%) REST
9 8 (13.56%) Web Services
10 7 (11.86%) SOAP
11 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.47%) JSON
12 5 (8.47%) LINQ
12 5 (8.47%) React Native
12 5 (8.47%) Spring
13 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Android
1 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) MVC
3 16 (27.12%) SDLC
4 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
4 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.34%) OO
6 10 (16.95%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 5 (8.47%) BDD
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) Global Marketing
9 5 (8.47%) Load Testing
10 4 (6.78%) API Integration
10 4 (6.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) C#
2 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
3 27 (45.76%) Java
4 20 (33.90%) SQL
5 11 (18.64%) Python
6 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
8 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.47%) C++
9 5 (8.47%) Ruby
10 3 (5.08%) PHP
10 3 (5.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.69%) Jython
11 1 (1.69%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Charles River
4 1 (1.69%) Informatica
4 1 (1.69%) Lotus
4 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) Progress
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Talend
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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