The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 980 1019 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.50% 31.29% 28.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.22% 32.91% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 718 667 654
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Glasgow 0 439 £40,000 - 63
Edinburgh 0 400 £40,000 - 43
Aberdeen +3 37 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Stirling -4 21 £54,000 +14.89%
West Lothian 0 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Dundee +8 12 £33,750 -12.33% 4
Renfrewshire +4 10 £42,500 -5.55%
South Lanarkshire - 7 £27,500 -
Moray - 7 £37,500 -
Fife +3 6 £35,000 -3.44%
North Lanarkshire - 6 £30,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £21,000 - 1
Falkirk - 2 £30,000 -
Highlands +6 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Aberdeenshire +5 1 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Midlothian -3 1 £45,000 +25.87% 2
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 867 (42.29%) .NET
2 865 (42.20%) C#
3 806 (39.32%) JavaScript
4 767 (37.41%) HTML
5 730 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
6 701 (34.20%) CSS
7 690 (33.66%) Java
8 661 (32.24%) SQL Server
9 648 (31.61%) SQL
10 559 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 480 (23.41%) MVC
12 479 (23.37%) jQuery
13 442 (21.56%) Finance
14 390 (19.02%) OO
15 351 (17.12%) Oracle
16 314 (15.32%) Degree
17 304 (14.83%) Relational Database
18 295 (14.39%) TDD
19 273 (13.32%) XML
20 270 (13.17%) Microsoft
21 264 (12.88%) HTML5
22 251 (12.24%) Web Services
23 244 (11.90%) Software Engineering
24 243 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
25 228 (11.12%) Linux
26 217 (10.59%) Spring
27 216 (10.54%) .NET Framework
28 205 (10.00%) Scrum
28 205 (10.00%) Banking
29 199 (9.71%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 149 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 120 (5.85%) Tomcat
3 93 (4.54%) CMS
4 60 (2.93%) Drupal
5 57 (2.78%) Umbraco
6 53 (2.59%) Node.js
7 51 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 50 (2.44%) IIS
9 46 (2.24%) Apache
10 45 (2.20%) JBoss
11 41 (2.00%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.37%) WordPress
13 18 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (0.83%) Mule
15 14 (0.68%) FileNet
16 13 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
17 12 (0.59%) Alfresco
18 11 (0.54%) SAS
19 10 (0.49%) Joomla!
Applications
1 158 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 29 (1.41%) MS Office
4 19 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 15 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.34%) GIMP
7 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.20%) MS Project
9 3 (0.15%) InDesign
9 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.098%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.049%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.049%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.049%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 23 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.68%) Magento
3 13 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.24%) Endur
9 3 (0.15%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.098%) FileNet Content Manager
10 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.049%) Misys Midas
11 1 (0.049%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
2 38 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.49%) SaaS
5 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.20%) Trello
6 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.049%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.59%) Internet
2 37 (1.80%) Intranet
3 34 (1.66%) HTTP
4 7 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.34%) iBeacon
5 5 (0.24%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.20%) DNS
6 4 (0.20%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.20%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.049%) WAN
8 1 (0.049%) SMTP
8 1 (0.049%) GPRS
8 1 (0.049%) LAN
8 1 (0.049%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.049%) CTI
8 1 (0.049%) SNMP
8 1 (0.049%) Extranet
8 1 (0.049%) X.25
8 1 (0.049%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (32.24%) SQL Server
2 304 (14.83%) Relational Database
3 153 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 129 (6.29%) MySQL
5 117 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 104 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 90 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 89 (4.34%) Oracle Database
9 54 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 46 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (1.66%) MongoDB
13 30 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
17 21 (1.02%) QlikView
18 20 (0.98%) Hadoop
18 20 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 176 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 145 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 90 (4.39%) Subversion
4 78 (3.80%) JUnit
5 67 (3.27%) Maven
6 49 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (1.85%) Selenium
8 33 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 32 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 32 (1.56%) Xcode
10 26 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.07%) Jasmine
11 22 (1.07%) NUnit
12 20 (0.98%) JIRA
13 18 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (0.83%) Mercurial
15 16 (0.78%) Ant
16 15 (0.73%) EasyMock
17 14 (0.68%) Moq
18 13 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 442 (21.56%) Finance
2 205 (10.00%) Banking
3 103 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 90 (4.39%) Games
5 80 (3.90%) Retail
6 50 (2.44%) Marketing
7 37 (1.80%) Back Office
8 33 (1.61%) Law
9 32 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.27%) Front Office
11 24 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.98%) Legal
13 17 (0.83%) Advertising
14 15 (0.73%) Private Banking
15 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.63%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.29%) Publishing
17 6 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 867 (42.29%) .NET
2 767 (37.41%) HTML
3 701 (34.20%) CSS
4 559 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 479 (23.37%) jQuery
6 273 (13.32%) XML
7 264 (12.88%) HTML5
8 251 (12.24%) Web Services
9 243 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 217 (10.59%) Spring
11 216 (10.54%) .NET Framework
12 158 (7.71%) CSS3
13 149 (7.27%) Ajax
14 148 (7.22%) Hibernate
15 147 (7.17%) REST
16 119 (5.80%) WCF
17 109 (5.32%) NHibernate
18 99 (4.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 92 (4.49%) J2EE
20 90 (4.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 199 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 128 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.51%) User Experience
4 104 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.66%) Mathematics
6 63 (3.07%) Open Source
7 52 (2.54%) Physics
8 51 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (2.15%) Social Media
10 38 (1.85%) Derivative
10 38 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (1.51%) iPad
12 26 (1.27%) Cryptography
13 22 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.07%) iPhone
14 21 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 21 (1.02%) GIS
15 20 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 20 (0.98%) Grid Computing
16 18 (0.88%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 228 (11.12%) Linux
2 143 (6.98%) Windows
3 136 (6.63%) Apple iOS
4 126 (6.15%) UNIX
5 125 (6.10%) Android
6 20 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.54%) AIX
8 11 (0.54%) Debian
8 11 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.44%) CentOS
10 7 (0.34%) Fedora
10 7 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.29%) zOS
12 4 (0.20%) Solaris
13 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.098%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.049%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (23.41%) MVC
3 390 (19.02%) OO
4 295 (14.39%) TDD
5 244 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 205 (10.00%) Scrum
7 170 (8.29%) Web Development
8 166 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
9 163 (7.95%) Unit Testing
10 139 (6.78%) OOP
11 115 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 106 (5.17%) OOD
13 95 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
14 85 (4.15%) iOS Development
15 75 (3.66%) ETL
16 72 (3.51%) Data Modelling
16 72 (3.51%) E-Commerce
17 68 (3.32%) Dependency Injection
18 64 (3.12%) BDD
19 62 (3.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 865 (42.20%) C#
2 806 (39.32%) JavaScript
3 690 (33.66%) Java
4 648 (31.61%) SQL
5 165 (8.05%) PHP
6 146 (7.12%) C++
7 143 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 117 (5.71%) PL/SQL
9 107 (5.22%) Python
10 101 (4.93%) VB.NET
11 81 (3.95%) Ruby
12 66 (3.22%) Objective-C
13 55 (2.68%) VB
14 39 (1.90%) VBA
15 33 (1.61%) C
16 31 (1.51%) Shell Script
17 30 (1.46%) Perl
18 25 (1.22%) VB6
19 22 (1.07%) VBScript
20 21 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 314 (15.32%) Degree
2 30 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.49%) PhD
6 5 (0.24%) MCP
7 4 (0.20%) HND
8 3 (0.15%) GIAC
9 2 (0.098%) MCTS
9 2 (0.098%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.049%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.049%) OCP
10 1 (0.049%) OCA
10 1 (0.049%) MCAD
10 1 (0.049%) ISEB
10 1 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.049%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.049%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.68%) QA
2 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.20%) SLA
3 4 (0.20%) Basel III
4 2 (0.098%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.20%) Snort
2 2 (0.098%) Firmware
3 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.39%) Puppet
3 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.098%) MOM
4 2 (0.098%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.098%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.049%) Ansible
5 1 (0.049%) OpenView
5 1 (0.049%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.049%) SCCM
5 1 (0.049%) SCOM
5 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.049%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 351 (17.12%) Oracle
2 270 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 75 (3.66%) Sybase
4 50 (2.44%) Google
5 40 (1.95%) IBM
6 36 (1.76%) Adobe
7 34 (1.66%) Apple
8 33 (1.61%) Business Objects
9 24 (1.17%) Facebook
10 23 (1.12%) Twitter
10 23 (1.12%) SAP
11 17 (0.83%) Yahoo!
12 16 (0.78%) Tableau
12 16 (0.78%) Informatica
12 16 (0.78%) Sony
13 11 (0.54%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.44%) Zend
14 9 (0.44%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.44%) Dell
15 8 (0.39%) HP
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses and Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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