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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1109 973 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.14% 31.47% 28.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.80% 33.26% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 732 683 643
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 August 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 27 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
Glasgow 0 588 £40,000 - 85
Edinburgh 0 365 £40,000 +6.66% 55
Aberdeen +1 35 £40,000 - 17
Dundee +11 28 £34,500 +38.00% 2
Stirling -3 24 £45,000 +8.43% 3
West Lothian 0 10 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Fife -2 8 £40,000 +52.38% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Lanarkshire - 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £32,500 -
South Lanarkshire -3 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £37,500 -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 939 (38.55%) .NET
2 935 (38.38%) Java
3 923 (37.89%) C#
4 920 (37.77%) JavaScript
5 890 (36.54%) HTML
6 777 (31.90%) CSS
7 760 (31.20%) SQL
8 672 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 577 (23.69%) ASP.NET
10 551 (22.62%) jQuery
11 496 (20.36%) MVC
12 471 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
13 447 (18.35%) Finance
14 434 (17.82%) OO
15 406 (16.67%) Oracle
16 351 (14.41%) Degree
17 332 (13.63%) Microsoft
18 329 (13.51%) XML
19 328 (13.46%) Spring
20 292 (11.99%) HTML5
21 289 (11.86%) Linux
22 273 (11.21%) Relational Database
23 268 (11.00%) Software Engineering
24 255 (10.47%) Hibernate
25 246 (10.10%) TDD
26 227 (9.32%) C++
27 222 (9.11%) Banking
27 222 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
28 212 (8.70%) Web Development
28 212 (8.70%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 179 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 94 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 92 (3.78%) CMS
4 75 (3.08%) Apache
5 72 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 65 (2.67%) Drupal
7 63 (2.59%) Node.js
8 48 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 44 (1.81%) Umbraco
10 40 (1.64%) IIS
11 38 (1.56%) Alfresco
12 35 (1.44%) WebSphere
13 30 (1.23%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.90%) SAS
14 22 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
15 17 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.66%) SugarCRM
17 14 (0.57%) Joomla!
18 12 (0.49%) Mule
18 12 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 154 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.01%) InfoPath
3 27 (1.11%) MS Office
4 26 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.16%) MS Project
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.082%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.041%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.25%) Magento
7 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.16%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.12%) Endur
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.082%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.082%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.041%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.45%) SaaS
4 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.082%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.082%) Route 53
6 2 (0.082%) GitHub
6 2 (0.082%) Trello
7 1 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.041%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.05%) Internet
2 30 (1.23%) Intranet
3 24 (0.99%) HTTP
4 8 (0.33%) PuTTY
5 6 (0.25%) LDAP
6 5 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (0.16%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.16%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.12%) VoIP
9 2 (0.082%) ATM
9 2 (0.082%) Broadband
9 2 (0.082%) GPRS
9 2 (0.082%) PBX
9 2 (0.082%) DNS
9 2 (0.082%) Extranet
10 1 (0.041%) X.25
10 1 (0.041%) Firewall
10 1 (0.041%) ASN.1
10 1 (0.041%) SSL
10 1 (0.041%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 273 (11.21%) Relational Database
3 160 (6.57%) Oracle Database
4 156 (6.40%) RDBMS
5 136 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 130 (5.34%) MySQL
7 116 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 100 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 72 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (2.83%) NoSQL
11 68 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 66 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 45 (1.85%) MongoDB
14 43 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (1.72%) Pentaho
15 42 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 38 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
17 36 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
18 33 (1.35%) Big Data
19 29 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 145 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 133 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 108 (4.43%) Subversion
4 100 (4.11%) JUnit
5 79 (3.24%) Maven
6 61 (2.50%) Selenium
6 61 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 59 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 33 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (0.99%) Xcode
10 24 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
11 22 (0.90%) EasyMock
11 22 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 19 (0.78%) Ant
13 16 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
14 15 (0.62%) ClearCase
14 15 (0.62%) JIRA
15 14 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
15 14 (0.57%) Jasmine
General
1 447 (18.35%) Finance
2 222 (9.11%) Banking
3 137 (5.62%) Investment Banking
4 96 (3.94%) Games
5 64 (2.63%) Front Office
6 61 (2.50%) Retail
7 52 (2.13%) Back Office
8 51 (2.09%) Law
9 50 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 50 (2.05%) Marketing
10 48 (1.97%) Advertising
11 47 (1.93%) Legal
12 23 (0.94%) Aerospace
13 19 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.53%) Electronics
15 11 (0.45%) Telecoms
16 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.21%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.16%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 939 (38.55%) .NET
2 890 (36.54%) HTML
3 777 (31.90%) CSS
4 577 (23.69%) ASP.NET
5 551 (22.62%) jQuery
6 329 (13.51%) XML
7 328 (13.46%) Spring
8 292 (11.99%) HTML5
9 255 (10.47%) Hibernate
10 222 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 204 (8.37%) Web Services
12 202 (8.29%) .NET Framework
13 177 (7.27%) CSS3
14 176 (7.22%) Ajax
15 150 (6.16%) J2EE
16 144 (5.91%) JSON
17 121 (4.97%) WCF
18 116 (4.76%) WPF
19 105 (4.31%) REST
20 91 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 212 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 132 (5.42%) Open Source
3 122 (5.01%) Mathematics
4 94 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 93 (3.82%) Physics
6 72 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (2.75%) Derivative
8 63 (2.59%) Grid Computing
9 62 (2.55%) Market Risk
10 45 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (1.35%) N-Tier
12 27 (1.11%) Mobile Games
12 27 (1.11%) Equities
12 27 (1.11%) Data Integration
13 24 (0.99%) iPhone
13 24 (0.99%) Social Media
14 21 (0.86%) GIS
15 20 (0.82%) iPad
16 16 (0.66%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 289 (11.86%) Linux
2 180 (7.39%) UNIX
3 131 (5.38%) Android
4 127 (5.21%) Windows
5 116 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.62%) AIX
9 13 (0.53%) CentOS
10 11 (0.45%) Solaris
11 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.33%) OpenVMS
12 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.29%) Fedora
13 7 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.082%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (20.36%) MVC
2 471 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (17.82%) OO
4 268 (11.00%) Software Engineering
5 246 (10.10%) TDD
6 212 (8.70%) Scrum
6 212 (8.70%) Web Development
7 187 (7.68%) OOP
8 169 (6.94%) Unit Testing
9 152 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
10 122 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
11 120 (4.93%) Multithreading
12 119 (4.89%) SOA
13 102 (4.19%) Data Modelling
14 99 (4.06%) OOD
15 88 (3.61%) ETL
16 79 (3.24%) iOS Development
17 74 (3.04%) Document Management
18 71 (2.91%) Risk Management
19 70 (2.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 935 (38.38%) Java
2 923 (37.89%) C#
3 920 (37.77%) JavaScript
4 760 (31.20%) SQL
5 227 (9.32%) C++
6 190 (7.80%) PHP
7 179 (7.35%) Python
8 172 (7.06%) PL/SQL
9 142 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 141 (5.79%) Ruby
11 108 (4.43%) VB.NET
12 67 (2.75%) Perl
13 55 (2.26%) VB
14 53 (2.18%) Shell Script
15 43 (1.77%) VBScript
16 40 (1.64%) Scala
17 37 (1.52%) Objective-C
18 34 (1.40%) VB6
19 27 (1.11%) VBA
19 27 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 351 (14.41%) Degree
2 27 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (0.99%) PhD
5 10 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.12%) GIAC
7 3 (0.12%) OCP
8 2 (0.082%) OCA
8 2 (0.082%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.082%) MCTS
8 2 (0.082%) MCAD
8 2 (0.082%) HND
8 2 (0.082%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.041%) ISEB
9 1 (0.041%) MCITP
9 1 (0.041%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.041%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.89%) QA
2 24 (0.99%) SLA
3 19 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.16%) Snort
3 1 (0.041%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.041%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.37%) Puppet
3 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.12%) MOM
5 2 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.082%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.041%) Control-M
Vendors
1 406 (16.67%) Oracle
2 332 (13.63%) Microsoft
3 112 (4.60%) JBoss
4 89 (3.65%) Sybase
5 39 (1.60%) Google
6 37 (1.52%) Adobe
7 33 (1.35%) Twitter
8 31 (1.27%) SAP
9 24 (0.99%) Talend
10 22 (0.90%) Facebook
11 19 (0.78%) Business Objects
11 19 (0.78%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.70%) Informatica
12 17 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 16 (0.66%) Zend
13 16 (0.66%) Cognos
14 15 (0.62%) Apple
15 14 (0.57%) IBM
16 11 (0.45%) Yahoo!
17 10 (0.41%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £28800 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + & Bonus, benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + flexitime, pension , holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Great salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday