The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 60 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 60 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 4.33% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 4.53% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 47
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average 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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (86.44%) C#
1 51 (86.44%) .NET
2 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
3 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
4 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (47.46%) HTML
5 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
6 27 (45.76%) SQL
7 24 (40.68%) MVC
8 18 (30.51%) CSS
9 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (27.12%) VB.NET
10 16 (27.12%) Degree
11 15 (25.42%) Finance
12 14 (23.73%) SDLC
13 13 (22.03%) Scrum
14 12 (20.34%) OO
15 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (16.95%) TDD
16 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
16 10 (16.95%) Java
17 9 (15.25%) Windows
17 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (13.56%) HTML5
18 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
18 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
19 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) NUnit
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) .NET
2 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
3 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 18 (30.51%) CSS
5 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (13.56%) HTML5
7 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.86%) XML
8 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 5 (8.47%) jQuery
9 5 (8.47%) NHibernate
9 5 (8.47%) WCF
10 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.78%) NancyFx
10 4 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (6.78%) REST
10 4 (6.78%) RESTful
10 4 (6.78%) Spring
11 3 (5.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) GPGPU
3 2 (3.39%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) MVC
3 14 (23.73%) SDLC
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) OO
6 10 (16.95%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Case Management
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (6.78%) OOP
9 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.78%) Web Development
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Fund Management
10 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.39%) Analytics
11 2 (3.39%) Parallel Computing
11 2 (3.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 27 (45.76%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.95%) Java
5 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.17%) VBA
7 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.08%) VB
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) Scala
8 2 (3.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Google
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Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago