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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 877 1318 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.15% 35.17% 29.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.93% 36.87% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 572 907 558
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2930 3575 2823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.03% 95.41% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 2331 1705
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -5.88% 72
Edinburgh -1 302 £40,000 +5.26% 62
Aberdeen 0 31 £40,500 +1.25% 5
Stirling -1 29 £53,750 +79.16% 8
Dundee +1 20 £35,000 -9.09% 4
West Lothian -2 18 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Fife -4 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Renfrewshire -3 4 £40,000 +1.26% 1
North Lanarkshire +2 3 - -
Scottish Borders 0 2 £30,250 -24.37% 2
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £25,000 -23.07%
East Ayrshire - 2 £23,750 - 1
Highlands +1 1 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Aberdeenshire -1 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £29,500 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 778 (43.76%) JavaScript
2 759 (42.69%) .NET
3 756 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
4 746 (41.96%) C#
5 655 (36.84%) HTML
6 602 (33.86%) SQL Server
7 589 (33.13%) CSS
8 582 (32.73%) Java
9 498 (28.01%) ASP.NET
10 494 (27.78%) SQL
11 473 (26.60%) MVC
12 412 (23.17%) jQuery
13 391 (21.99%) Finance
14 333 (18.73%) Oracle
15 316 (17.77%) TDD
16 282 (15.86%) OO
17 266 (14.96%) Web Services
18 261 (14.68%) Microsoft
19 253 (14.23%) HTML5
19 253 (14.23%) Relational Database
20 246 (13.84%) Degree
21 236 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
22 224 (12.60%) Spring
22 224 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
23 207 (11.64%) .NET Framework
24 202 (11.36%) Linux
25 196 (11.02%) XML
26 186 (10.46%) Software Engineering
27 177 (9.96%) Scrum
28 174 (9.79%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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
1 128 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 90 (5.06%) CMS
3 75 (4.22%) JBoss
4 69 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 66 (3.71%) Node.js
6 51 (2.87%) IIS
6 51 (2.87%) Apache
7 49 (2.76%) Drupal
8 42 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 42 (2.36%) Umbraco
9 33 (1.86%) WordPress
10 30 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.62%) IBM Notes
14 10 (0.56%) Mule
15 9 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 149 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.90%) MS Office
4 14 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.51%) GIMP
6 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.22%) InDesign
8 3 (0.17%) MS Project
8 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.056%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 25 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.29%) Magento
3 10 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.34%) assyst
6 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.28%) Endur
6 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.056%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.07%) SaaS
5 14 (0.79%) GitHub
6 10 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.056%) Office 365
10 1 (0.056%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.63%) Internet
2 20 (1.12%) Intranet
3 15 (0.84%) HTTP
4 6 (0.34%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.22%) Network Security
6 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.11%) SMS
8 1 (0.056%) SMTP
8 1 (0.056%) LDAP
8 1 (0.056%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.056%) FTP
8 1 (0.056%) SNMP
8 1 (0.056%) DNS
8 1 (0.056%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.056%) CTI
8 1 (0.056%) RFID
8 1 (0.056%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (33.86%) SQL Server
2 253 (14.23%) Relational Database
3 116 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 108 (6.07%) MySQL
5 99 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 97 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (4.22%) Oracle Database
8 68 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 53 (2.98%) NoSQL
10 51 (2.87%) MongoDB
11 47 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 32 (1.80%) Hadoop
16 24 (1.35%) Big Data
16 24 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (1.29%) MS Access
18 21 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 146 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 140 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 81 (4.56%) Maven
4 78 (4.39%) Subversion
5 59 (3.32%) Eclipse
6 57 (3.21%) JUnit
7 40 (2.25%) Selenium
8 38 (2.14%) Jenkins
9 37 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.46%) Jasmine
11 25 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 24 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.29%) Ant
14 19 (1.07%) Mercurial
15 17 (0.96%) Mockito
16 15 (0.84%) Xcode
17 14 (0.79%) JIRA
17 14 (0.79%) PhantomJS
18 12 (0.67%) Grunt
18 12 (0.67%) GitLab
General
1 391 (21.99%) Finance
2 168 (9.45%) Banking
3 76 (4.27%) Games
4 56 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.04%) Marketing
6 52 (2.92%) Retail
7 50 (2.81%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.07%) Advertising
9 18 (1.01%) Front Office
10 15 (0.84%) Back Office
10 15 (0.84%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Electronics
15 3 (0.17%) Publishing
15 3 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 759 (42.69%) .NET
2 655 (36.84%) HTML
3 589 (33.13%) CSS
4 498 (28.01%) ASP.NET
5 412 (23.17%) jQuery
6 266 (14.96%) Web Services
7 253 (14.23%) HTML5
8 236 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 224 (12.60%) Spring
10 207 (11.64%) .NET Framework
11 196 (11.02%) XML
12 166 (9.34%) Hibernate
13 133 (7.48%) CSS3
14 121 (6.81%) AngularJS
15 117 (6.58%) WCF
16 113 (6.36%) NHibernate
17 111 (6.24%) Entity Framework
18 103 (5.79%) RESTful
19 94 (5.29%) Ajax
20 80 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 159 (8.94%) Computer Science
2 116 (6.52%) User Experience
3 99 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (5.29%) Mobile App
5 80 (4.50%) Open Source
6 39 (2.19%) Mathematics
7 37 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (2.02%) Social Media
9 32 (1.80%) Physics
10 23 (1.29%) iPad
11 20 (1.12%) Derivative
12 17 (0.96%) Xbox
13 16 (0.90%) Data Integration
13 16 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.90%) GIS
14 15 (0.84%) iPhone
15 14 (0.79%) BBC
16 12 (0.67%) Visualisation
17 10 (0.56%) W3C
18 9 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 202 (11.36%) Linux
2 112 (6.30%) UNIX
3 106 (5.96%) Windows
4 98 (5.51%) Android
5 97 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.17%) OpenWrt
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Solaris
9 3 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.11%) zOS
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.056%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (26.60%) MVC
3 316 (17.77%) TDD
4 282 (15.86%) OO
5 224 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
6 186 (10.46%) Software Engineering
7 177 (9.96%) Scrum
8 147 (8.27%) Web Development
9 135 (7.59%) Unit Testing
10 96 (5.40%) Mentoring
11 87 (4.89%) OOP
12 71 (3.99%) iOS Development
13 70 (3.94%) OOD
13 70 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
14 68 (3.82%) E-Commerce
15 62 (3.49%) Multithreading
16 59 (3.32%) CRM
16 59 (3.32%) ETL
17 58 (3.26%) Android Development
18 55 (3.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 778 (43.76%) JavaScript
2 746 (41.96%) C#
3 582 (32.73%) Java
4 494 (27.78%) SQL
5 174 (9.79%) PHP
6 121 (6.81%) T-SQL
7 109 (6.13%) Python
8 104 (5.85%) C++
9 92 (5.17%) PL/SQL
10 86 (4.84%) VB.NET
11 66 (3.71%) Ruby
12 50 (2.81%) VB
13 43 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 35 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.74%) Perl
16 30 (1.69%) C
17 28 (1.57%) VBA
18 22 (1.24%) AspectJ
19 20 (1.12%) VB6
20 14 (0.79%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 246 (13.84%) Degree
2 44 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.28%) MCP
5 5 (0.28%) HND
6 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.17%) PhD
8 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.056%) MOS
9 1 (0.056%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.056%) MCTS
9 1 (0.056%) ISEB
9 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (1.91%) QA
2 7 (0.39%) SLA
3 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.17%) Firmware
1 3 (0.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (1.12%) Puppet
2 18 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.11%) MOM
7 1 (0.056%) Nagios
7 1 (0.056%) SCCM
7 1 (0.056%) SCOM
7 1 (0.056%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.056%) OpenView
7 1 (0.056%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.056%) Ansible
Vendors
1 333 (18.73%) Oracle
2 261 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 49 (2.76%) Sybase
4 27 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 27 (1.52%) SAP
5 26 (1.46%) IBM
6 25 (1.41%) Google
7 23 (1.29%) Apple
8 19 (1.07%) Informatica
9 17 (0.96%) Facebook
10 15 (0.84%) Adobe
11 14 (0.79%) Yahoo!
12 13 (0.73%) Sony
12 13 (0.73%) Zend
13 12 (0.67%) Talend
14 11 (0.62%) Tableau
14 11 (0.62%) Lotus
15 9 (0.51%) TIBCO
16 6 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
16 6 (0.34%) Appcelerator
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50K + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50k depending on experience plus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Scotland
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits`
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Generous Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago