The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 780 845 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.56% 28.97% 29.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.99% 30.28% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 458 553 650
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
2167 2791 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.01% 95.68% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1841 1939
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 398 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Edinburgh +1 316 £45,000 - 66
West Lothian +11 10 £40,000 +8.84% 3
Renfrewshire -1 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Fife +4 7 £35,000 +22.80%
Aberdeen +3 6 £24,000 -49.47% 3
Dundee -3 6 £30,750 -20.64% 2
East Lothian +6 4 - -
Perth and Kinross - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £35,000 +2.94%
South Ayrshire -1 2 - -
Stirling +8 1 £50,000 +19.04%
Scottish Borders -1 1 £25,000 -23.07% 2
South Lanarkshire -3 1 £48,000 +34.26%
Angus - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 711 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 547 (36.06%) C#
4 541 (35.66%) Java
5 505 (33.29%) HTML
6 501 (33.03%) .NET
7 437 (28.81%) CSS
8 431 (28.41%) SQL
9 384 (25.31%) SQL Server
10 355 (23.40%) MVC
11 348 (22.94%) Finance
12 297 (19.58%) ASP.NET
13 291 (19.18%) AngularJS
14 254 (16.74%) TDD
15 237 (15.62%) Web Development
16 210 (13.84%) Degree
17 209 (13.78%) HTML5
18 195 (12.85%) OO
19 192 (12.66%) Git (software)
20 191 (12.59%) Relational Database
21 189 (12.46%) Scrum
22 186 (12.26%) Oracle
23 176 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
24 171 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
25 165 (10.88%) Microsoft
26 163 (10.74%) PHP
27 162 (10.68%) Spring
28 150 (9.89%) PL/SQL
29 143 (9.43%) jQuery
30 132 (8.70%) SDLC

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (4.61%) CMS
2 51 (3.36%) JBoss
3 28 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 24 (1.58%) IIS
5 23 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.45%) Umbraco
7 20 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (0.92%) Drupal
11 13 (0.86%) Alfresco
12 11 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.66%) WordPress
14 8 (0.53%) Apache
14 8 (0.53%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.33%) Apache Qpid
16 5 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (0.40%) InDesign
6 4 (0.26%) MS Office
7 2 (0.13%) Houdini
7 2 (0.13%) Maya
7 2 (0.13%) NUKE
8 1 (0.066%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 55 (3.63%) Magento
2 19 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.40%) HFM
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.33%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.066%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.066%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.066%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.44%) SaaS
4 18 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.79%) GitHub
6 10 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.33%) IaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.13%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) PaaS
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.066%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.066%) Heroku
11 1 (0.066%) iTunes
11 1 (0.066%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.92%) Internet
2 8 (0.53%) HTTP
3 5 (0.33%) LDAP
4 4 (0.26%) Firewall
5 2 (0.13%) Intranet
5 2 (0.13%) Multicast
5 2 (0.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.066%) CHAP
6 1 (0.066%) CTI
6 1 (0.066%) SMTP
6 1 (0.066%) SNMP
6 1 (0.066%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.066%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 191 (12.59%) Relational Database
3 114 (7.51%) MySQL
4 94 (6.20%) RDBMS
5 70 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 68 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 67 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (4.09%) Oracle Database
9 56 (3.69%) Big Data
10 55 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 36 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 31 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (1.85%) Hadoop
17 27 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
18 25 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
19 24 (1.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 192 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.08%) Subversion
3 66 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 62 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 48 (3.16%) Maven
6 37 (2.44%) Grunt
6 37 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
7 36 (2.37%) gulp
7 36 (2.37%) Selenium
8 35 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (1.98%) Bower
9 30 (1.98%) JIRA
10 28 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
11 25 (1.65%) JUnit
12 24 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
13 23 (1.52%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (1.25%) PVCS
16 17 (1.12%) Artifactory
17 16 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 348 (22.94%) Finance
2 104 (6.86%) Banking
3 56 (3.69%) Games
4 51 (3.36%) Marketing
5 42 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.71%) Advertising
6 26 (1.71%) Retail
7 23 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 15 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.79%) Legal
10 10 (0.66%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.53%) Automotive
12 7 (0.46%) Front Office
13 5 (0.33%) Back Office
13 5 (0.33%) German Language
14 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.26%) Local Government
15 3 (0.20%) Electronics
16 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (33.29%) HTML
2 501 (33.03%) .NET
3 437 (28.81%) CSS
4 297 (19.58%) ASP.NET
5 291 (19.18%) AngularJS
6 209 (13.78%) HTML5
7 176 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 162 (10.68%) Spring
9 143 (9.43%) jQuery
10 123 (8.11%) CSS3
11 112 (7.38%) Web Services
11 112 (7.38%) XML
12 95 (6.26%) Hibernate
13 79 (5.21%) RESTful
14 74 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 72 (4.75%) Ajax
16 71 (4.68%) JSON
16 71 (4.68%) React
17 68 (4.48%) Node.js
18 64 (4.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.37%) Computer Science
2 117 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (5.93%) User Experience
4 78 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 50 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 18 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 15 (0.99%) Derivative
9 14 (0.92%) Data Integration
9 14 (0.92%) iPad
10 11 (0.73%) Animation
10 11 (0.73%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.73%) Reference Data
11 10 (0.66%) FMCG
12 9 (0.59%) Social Media
13 8 (0.53%) Chemistry
13 8 (0.53%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.53%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.25%) Linux
2 82 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 74 (4.88%) Android
4 54 (3.56%) Unix
5 39 (2.57%) Windows
6 7 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.26%) Solaris
8 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.066%) CentOS
11 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (23.40%) MVC
3 254 (16.74%) TDD
4 237 (15.62%) Web Development
5 195 (12.85%) OO
6 189 (12.46%) Scrum
7 171 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 132 (8.70%) SDLC
9 127 (8.37%) Front End Development
10 123 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 83 (5.47%) Unit Testing
12 72 (4.75%) BDD
13 71 (4.68%) Open Source
14 67 (4.42%) E-Commerce
15 64 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (4.15%) ETL
17 62 (4.09%) SOA
18 61 (4.02%) Web Application Development
19 59 (3.89%) Mentoring
20 55 (3.63%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 582 (38.37%) JavaScript
2 547 (36.06%) C#
3 541 (35.66%) Java
4 431 (28.41%) SQL
5 163 (10.74%) PHP
6 150 (9.89%) PL/SQL
7 113 (7.45%) Python
8 72 (4.75%) T-SQL
9 67 (4.42%) C++
10 64 (4.22%) Ruby
11 51 (3.36%) VB.NET
12 39 (2.57%) Objective-C
13 30 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.85%) Perl
15 21 (1.38%) Apple Swift
16 19 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.19%) Clojure
17 18 (1.19%) Scala
17 18 (1.19%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 210 (13.84%) Degree
2 36 (2.37%) MySQL Certification
3 27 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.13%) HND
7 1 (0.066%) MCP
7 1 (0.066%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.066%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.066%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.98%) QA
2 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.40%) MiFID
4 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.13%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.066%) EMIR
6 1 (0.066%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (1.32%) Docker
2 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.26%) NFS
3 4 (0.26%) Samba
4 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.066%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.46%) Puppet
2 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.13%) Oozie
4 2 (0.13%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.066%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.066%) Mesos
Vendors
1 186 (12.26%) Oracle
2 165 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.55%) Zend
4 34 (2.24%) Xamarin
5 28 (1.85%) Talend
6 26 (1.71%) Adobe
7 23 (1.52%) Google
8 21 (1.38%) Sybase
9 17 (1.12%) Tableau
10 15 (0.99%) IBM
11 13 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
11 13 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.86%) Twitter
12 12 (0.79%) SAP
13 10 (0.66%) Cognos
13 10 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.53%) Informatica
15 7 (0.46%) Vertica
16 6 (0.40%) Telerik
16 6 (0.40%) VMware
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