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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 86 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 4.93% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 5.14% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 69 38
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,300 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
1358 1440 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.78% 95.87% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 891 956 737
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 36 (63.16%) .NET
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
5 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 26 (45.61%) Java
7 23 (40.35%) MVC
8 21 (36.84%) SQL
9 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
9 20 (35.09%) SDLC
10 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 19 (33.33%) OO
11 18 (31.58%) Degree
11 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
12 14 (24.56%) HTML
12 14 (24.56%) Oracle
13 13 (22.81%) CSS
14 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
15 9 (15.79%) Windows
15 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
15 9 (15.79%) MS Access
15 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
16 8 (14.04%) OOP
16 8 (14.04%) TDD
16 8 (14.04%) WCF
16 8 (14.04%) jQuery
17 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
18 6 (10.53%) MySQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 3 (5.26%) JBoss
1 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) assyst
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) MS Access
2 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) Ingres
7 1 (1.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Billing
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
4 14 (24.56%) HTML
5 13 (22.81%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) WCF
6 8 (14.04%) jQuery
7 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
8 5 (8.77%) CSS3
8 5 (8.77%) Web Services
9 4 (7.02%) WinForms
9 4 (7.02%) Spring
9 4 (7.02%) Ajax
9 4 (7.02%) NHibernate
9 4 (7.02%) JSP
9 4 (7.02%) Servlets
9 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET
9 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) FMCG
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.75%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.75%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) MVC
3 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
3 20 (35.09%) SDLC
4 19 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) OOP
5 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Microservices
8 4 (7.02%) OWASP
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
9 3 (5.26%) ITSM
9 3 (5.26%) CRM
9 3 (5.26%) Refactoring
9 3 (5.26%) Release Management
10 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) C#
2 26 (45.61%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.53%) C++
8 5 (8.77%) PHP
9 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.51%) VBA
10 2 (3.51%) Python
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby
10 2 (3.51%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) C
11 1 (1.75%) XPath
11 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Sybase
4 2 (3.51%) Lotus
4 2 (3.51%) Hyland
5 1 (1.75%) Telerik
5 1 (1.75%) Sun
5 1 (1.75%) Intel
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago