The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 31 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 101 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.09% 4.46% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 4.67% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 30 44
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1582 1049 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.42% 95.54% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 608 1020
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 94 (65.28%) C#
2 90 (62.50%) .NET
3 66 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 57 (39.58%) ASP.NET
5 55 (38.19%) MVC
6 48 (33.33%) SQL
7 42 (29.17%) Java
8 40 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
9 39 (27.08%) Degree
10 37 (25.69%) HTML
10 37 (25.69%) OO
10 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (23.61%) CSS
12 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
13 30 (20.83%) jQuery
13 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 25 (17.36%) C++
15 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
17 21 (14.58%) Games
17 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (13.19%) Mathematics
18 19 (13.19%) T-SQL
19 18 (12.50%) .NET Framework
19 18 (12.50%) Physics
20 16 (11.11%) Windows
21 15 (10.42%) XML
22 14 (9.72%) PhD
22 14 (9.72%) OOD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Node.js
4 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) HTTP
3 2 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.78%) OLAP
4 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.78%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Big Data
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) MySQL
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) NUnit
1 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.78%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 21 (14.58%) Games
2 11 (7.64%) Finance
3 4 (2.78%) Advertising
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) Front Office
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (62.50%) .NET
2 57 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 37 (25.69%) HTML
4 34 (23.61%) CSS
5 30 (20.83%) jQuery
6 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 15 (10.42%) XML
10 14 (9.72%) WCF
11 12 (8.33%) HTML5
12 10 (6.94%) NHibernate
12 10 (6.94%) XSLT
13 9 (6.25%) JSON
13 9 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (3.47%) WPF
14 5 (3.47%) Ajax
14 5 (3.47%) Classic ASP
15 4 (2.78%) Web Services
15 4 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.19%) Mathematics
3 18 (12.50%) Physics
4 6 (4.17%) Online Games
4 6 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.47%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.78%) Health Informatics
6 4 (2.78%) Informatics
7 3 (2.08%) Open Source
7 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.39%) iPhone
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Life Science
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.39%) AIX
4 2 (1.39%) UNIX
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) MVC
2 40 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 37 (25.69%) OO
3 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.72%) OOD
4 14 (9.72%) Workflow
5 11 (7.64%) OOP
5 11 (7.64%) TDD
6 9 (6.25%) Use Case
6 9 (6.25%) Scrum
7 8 (5.56%) Game Development
8 7 (4.86%) SOA
9 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.17%) Software Architecture
10 5 (3.47%) CRM
11 4 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (2.78%) Data Management
11 4 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (2.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 94 (65.28%) C#
2 66 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.33%) SQL
4 42 (29.17%) Java
5 25 (17.36%) C++
6 19 (13.19%) T-SQL
7 13 (9.03%) Scala
8 10 (6.94%) VB
9 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 9 (6.25%) Ruby
10 7 (4.86%) Python
11 6 (4.17%) VB6
12 5 (3.47%) VBScript
12 5 (3.47%) PHP
13 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.78%) C
14 3 (2.08%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.39%) Perl
15 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 39 (27.08%) Degree
2 14 (9.72%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle
3 4 (2.78%) Omniture
3 4 (2.78%) Google
3 4 (2.78%) Tableau
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Sybase
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Apple
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