The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 100 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1417 1159 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.02% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 932 731 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Programmer
Scotland

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Edinburgh region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Programmer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Workflow
3 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) TDD

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft