The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 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 Highlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 13.33% 2.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 2.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 73.33% 100.00% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 16
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Developer Salary Trend in the Highlands

Developer
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Inverness +12 2 £41,250 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) InfoPath
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) InfoPath
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft