The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 7.69% - 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% - 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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 Highlands 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
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 84.62% 100.00% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
Average salary £28,414 £25,000 £37,111
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.65% -32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 1 £37,500 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft