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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 77 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 21 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.86% 1.69% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.77% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 55
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £50,250 £49,000
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
1040 1187 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.34% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 664 815 859
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (64.81%) C#
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (55.56%) .NET
4 25 (46.30%) Java
5 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
6 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 17 (31.48%) MVC
8 15 (27.78%) TDD
8 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.93%) SQL
9 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET
9 14 (25.93%) Finance
10 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.37%) Spring
12 10 (18.52%) HTML
13 9 (16.67%) Scrum
13 9 (16.67%) Big Data
13 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 8 (14.81%) Microservices
14 8 (14.81%) SDLC
14 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
14 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
14 8 (14.81%) CSS
15 7 (12.96%) Python
15 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
15 7 (12.96%) Linux
15 7 (12.96%) JBoss
16 6 (11.11%) Degree
16 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
16 6 (11.11%) Mobile App

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 (12.96%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Big Data
3 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.26%) Neo4j
4 4 (7.41%) Pentaho
4 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) ArangoDB
6 1 (1.85%) GIS
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 4 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) gulp
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Local Government
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Electronics
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.37%) Spring
4 10 (18.52%) HTML
5 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (14.81%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (9.26%) WCF
8 5 (9.26%) WinForms
9 4 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.41%) Drools
9 4 (7.41%) HTML5
9 4 (7.41%) jBPM
9 4 (7.41%) Middleware
9 4 (7.41%) Node.js
9 4 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 17 (31.48%) MVC
4 15 (27.78%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Microservices
7 8 (14.81%) SDLC
8 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Data Analytics
9 5 (9.26%) Open Source
10 4 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.41%) SOA
10 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 3 (5.56%) OO
11 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) Java
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.96%) Python
7 5 (9.26%) C++
8 3 (5.56%) Clojure
8 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) Scala
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) Ruby
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) Jython
10 1 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Talend
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus
4 1 (1.85%) Progress
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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