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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 856 1233 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.18% 33.01% 33.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.05% 34.85% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 525 822 785
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 426 £40,000 - 56
Edinburgh -3 301 £39,500 -1.25% 44
Dundee -2 28 £42,500 +27.81% 3
Stirling -1 24 £32,500 -27.77% 1
West Lothian +2 23 £36,250 +3.57%
Aberdeen -1 17 £34,250 -17.46% 1
West Dunbartonshire 0 8 £24,000 -26.15%
Fife -5 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Midlothian - 5 - -
South Lanarkshire - 4 £25,000 -
South Ayrshire - 3 £34,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £37,500 -19.35%
Renfrewshire -4 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Inverclyde - 1 £39,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £24,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 2
East Ayrshire - 1 £22,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 763 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (41.89%) JavaScript
3 669 (39.03%) HTML
4 628 (36.64%) Java
5 625 (36.46%) .NET
6 592 (34.54%) C#
7 562 (32.79%) CSS
8 520 (30.34%) SQL Server
9 508 (29.64%) SQL
10 447 (26.08%) MVC
11 390 (22.75%) ASP.NET
12 370 (21.59%) Finance
13 333 (19.43%) TDD
14 317 (18.49%) jQuery
15 310 (18.09%) Spring
16 286 (16.69%) Oracle
17 284 (16.57%) OO
18 276 (16.10%) Relational Database
19 273 (15.93%) Web Services
20 254 (14.82%) Microsoft
20 254 (14.82%) Hibernate
21 249 (14.53%) HTML5
22 240 (14.00%) Linux
23 234 (13.65%) XML
24 230 (13.42%) Degree
25 205 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
26 201 (11.73%) SDLC
27 193 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
28 177 (10.33%) AngularJS
29 175 (10.21%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 122 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 110 (6.42%) Apache
3 101 (5.89%) Tomcat
4 97 (5.66%) JBoss
5 83 (4.84%) Node.js
6 75 (4.38%) CMS
7 41 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (1.87%) IIS
9 27 (1.58%) Umbraco
10 24 (1.40%) Drupal
11 23 (1.34%) WordPress
12 20 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.99%) Mule
14 14 (0.82%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.76%) SAS
16 12 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.64%) Apache Pig
18 10 (0.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 139 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.46%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.35%) InDesign
4 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.18%) MS Office
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) GIMP
8 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (2.10%) Magento
2 15 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.35%) assyst
5 5 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) Endur
7 3 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.058%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.70%) Office 365
5 11 (0.64%) SaaS
6 10 (0.58%) GitHub
7 6 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.12%) IaaS
10 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.28%) Internet
2 13 (0.76%) Network Security
3 11 (0.64%) Firewall
4 10 (0.58%) HTTP
5 7 (0.41%) Intranet
6 5 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.058%) NFC
9 1 (0.058%) LDAP
9 1 (0.058%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.058%) RFID
9 1 (0.058%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 276 (16.10%) Relational Database
3 139 (8.11%) MySQL
4 112 (6.53%) RDBMS
5 103 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
8 81 (4.73%) Oracle Database
9 79 (4.61%) NoSQL
10 61 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 59 (3.44%) MongoDB
12 57 (3.33%) Big Data
13 56 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.75%) Hadoop
15 29 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
17 24 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (1.28%) MS Access
19 20 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 166 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 137 (7.99%) Maven
3 80 (4.67%) Subversion
4 72 (4.20%) JUnit
5 68 (3.97%) Eclipse
6 57 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 49 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 48 (2.80%) Ant
9 39 (2.28%) Selenium
10 35 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.23%) GitLab
13 20 (1.17%) Mockito
14 17 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.99%) JIRA
15 13 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
15 13 (0.76%) TestNG
15 13 (0.76%) ClearCase
16 12 (0.70%) Grunt
16 12 (0.70%) Flash Builder
General
1 370 (21.59%) Finance
2 169 (9.86%) Banking
3 74 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 65 (3.79%) Games
5 46 (2.68%) Marketing
6 36 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.28%) Retail
8 19 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.99%) Legal
9 17 (0.99%) Multimedia
10 15 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.70%) Advertising
12 10 (0.58%) Publishing
13 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.35%) Front Office
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Back Office
14 3 (0.18%) Electronics
14 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.058%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (39.03%) HTML
2 625 (36.46%) .NET
3 562 (32.79%) CSS
4 390 (22.75%) ASP.NET
5 317 (18.49%) jQuery
6 310 (18.09%) Spring
7 273 (15.93%) Web Services
8 254 (14.82%) Hibernate
9 249 (14.53%) HTML5
10 234 (13.65%) XML
11 205 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 177 (10.33%) AngularJS
13 159 (9.28%) .NET Framework
14 152 (8.87%) RESTful
15 143 (8.34%) CSS3
16 124 (7.23%) J2EE
17 101 (5.89%) Entity Framework
18 84 (4.90%) WCF
19 80 (4.67%) Java EE
20 76 (4.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 131 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 86 (5.02%) User Experience
5 30 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 29 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 22 (1.28%) Social Media
9 20 (1.17%) Physics
10 18 (1.05%) iPad
11 13 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 13 (0.76%) iPhone
11 13 (0.76%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.64%) BBC
13 11 (0.64%) Derivative
14 10 (0.58%) W3C
15 8 (0.47%) GIS
16 6 (0.35%) Web 2.0
16 6 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 240 (14.00%) Linux
2 145 (8.46%) UNIX
3 87 (5.08%) Windows
4 80 (4.67%) Android
5 79 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.17%) Debian
8 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.12%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.058%) Solaris
11 1 (0.058%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (26.08%) MVC
3 333 (19.43%) TDD
4 284 (16.57%) OO
5 201 (11.73%) SDLC
6 193 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
7 175 (10.21%) Scrum
8 172 (10.04%) Unit Testing
9 168 (9.80%) Software Engineering
10 143 (8.34%) Web Development
11 119 (6.94%) Open Source
12 96 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 79 (4.61%) E-Commerce
15 75 (4.38%) Content Management
16 74 (4.32%) OOP
17 73 (4.26%) ETL
18 66 (3.85%) BDD
19 63 (3.68%) CRM
20 58 (3.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 718 (41.89%) JavaScript
2 628 (36.64%) Java
3 592 (34.54%) C#
4 508 (29.64%) SQL
5 175 (10.21%) PHP
6 110 (6.42%) Python
6 110 (6.42%) T-SQL
7 101 (5.89%) PL/SQL
8 82 (4.78%) C++
9 78 (4.55%) Ruby
10 60 (3.50%) Perl
11 51 (2.98%) VB.NET
12 45 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 39 (2.28%) C
14 32 (1.87%) VB
14 32 (1.87%) AspectJ
15 26 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.23%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.11%) VB6
18 18 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 230 (13.42%) Degree
2 51 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.23%) HND
5 4 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.18%) MCP
6 3 (0.18%) HNC
7 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.12%) MCSE
7 2 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.058%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.058%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.38%) QA
2 4 (0.23%) WAI
2 4 (0.23%) Section 508
2 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.058%) HL7
4 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.058%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.058%) EMIR
4 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.058%) MiFID
4 1 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.18%) Firmware
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (0.76%) Puppet
2 9 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.23%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.18%) MOM
5 2 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.058%) Nagios
Vendors
1 286 (16.69%) Oracle
2 254 (14.82%) Microsoft
3 67 (3.91%) Sybase
4 26 (1.52%) Informatica
5 23 (1.34%) Cognos
6 20 (1.17%) Adobe
7 19 (1.11%) Apple
8 18 (1.05%) Google
9 16 (0.93%) Zend
10 14 (0.82%) Lotus
10 14 (0.82%) Xamarin
10 14 (0.82%) Facebook
11 13 (0.76%) Talend
12 11 (0.64%) Sony
12 11 (0.64%) SAP
12 11 (0.64%) Yahoo!
12 11 (0.64%) Alterian
13 10 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (0.53%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.47%) Hyland
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