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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 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 829 856 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.14% 28.83% 27.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.61% 30.11% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 502 534 605
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2204 2843 3001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.08% 95.76% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1837 1911
Median salary £42,500 £43,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.13% +3.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 0 433 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Edinburgh +2 326 £42,500 -2.29% 38
West Lothian +3 19 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Fife +7 9 £35,000 +22.80%
Dundee +3 8 £40,750 +8.66% 1
Renfrewshire +2 8 £45,000 +20.00%
East Lothian +5 3 - -
Stirling +3 3 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Aberdeen -1 3 £24,000 -46.66% 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 - - 1
Scottish Borders -1 2 £43,750 +34.61%
South Ayrshire -1 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -5 1 £48,000 +34.26%
Moray - 1 - -
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 725 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (36.80%) C#
3 572 (36.04%) JavaScript
4 541 (34.09%) .NET
5 536 (33.77%) Java
6 489 (30.81%) HTML
7 458 (28.86%) SQL
8 428 (26.97%) CSS
9 427 (26.91%) SQL Server
10 387 (24.39%) MVC
11 368 (23.19%) Finance
12 331 (20.86%) ASP.NET
13 304 (19.16%) AngularJS
14 266 (16.76%) TDD
15 222 (13.99%) Web Development
16 202 (12.73%) HTML5
17 201 (12.67%) Degree
18 200 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 196 (12.35%) Relational Database
20 195 (12.29%) Microsoft
21 188 (11.85%) Git (software)
22 186 (11.72%) OO
23 184 (11.59%) Oracle
24 180 (11.34%) Scrum
25 167 (10.52%) PHP
26 162 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
27 159 (10.02%) PL/SQL
28 158 (9.96%) Spring
29 150 (9.45%) jQuery
30 140 (8.82%) 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 74 (4.66%) CMS
2 43 (2.71%) JBoss
3 25 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.51%) Tomcat
4 24 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.39%) IIS
6 21 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 19 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (0.95%) Drupal
10 13 (0.82%) Apache
10 13 (0.82%) WordPress
11 10 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.50%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.50%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.38%) SAS
14 4 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 81 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (0.38%) InDesign
6 3 (0.19%) MS Office
7 2 (0.13%) Houdini
7 2 (0.13%) Maya
7 2 (0.13%) NUKE
8 1 (0.063%) GIMP
8 1 (0.063%) InVision
8 1 (0.063%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.063%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 52 (3.28%) Magento
2 21 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.25%) HFM
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.063%) Line 500
9 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.33%) SaaS
4 18 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.82%) GitHub
6 11 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.32%) IaaS
9 4 (0.25%) PaaS
10 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.13%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.13%) Office 365
12 1 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.063%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.063%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.063%) iTunes
12 1 (0.063%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.063%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.07%) Internet
2 5 (0.32%) HTTP
3 4 (0.25%) Firewall
3 4 (0.25%) Intranet
3 4 (0.25%) LDAP
3 4 (0.25%) Wireless
4 3 (0.19%) Telnet
5 2 (0.13%) Multicast
6 1 (0.063%) CHAP
6 1 (0.063%) SMS
6 1 (0.063%) SMTP
6 1 (0.063%) SNMP
6 1 (0.063%) SSH
6 1 (0.063%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (26.91%) SQL Server
2 196 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 119 (7.50%) MySQL
4 99 (6.24%) RDBMS
5 90 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 76 (4.79%) NoSQL
8 73 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
9 67 (4.22%) Oracle Database
10 62 (3.91%) MongoDB
11 57 (3.59%) Big Data
12 45 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 42 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 36 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
15 33 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 32 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
19 25 (1.58%) DB2
20 24 (1.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 188 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 72 (4.54%) Subversion
4 60 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 46 (2.90%) Maven
6 38 (2.39%) PowerBuilder
7 35 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (2.14%) Selenium
9 31 (1.95%) Grunt
10 30 (1.89%) JIRA
11 28 (1.76%) gulp
11 28 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
12 27 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
13 26 (1.64%) JUnit
14 21 (1.32%) Bower
14 21 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (1.32%) PVCS
15 20 (1.26%) Bitbucket
15 20 (1.26%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.95%) Android Studio
General
1 368 (23.19%) Finance
2 88 (5.55%) Banking
3 50 (3.15%) Games
4 47 (2.96%) Marketing
5 38 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.95%) Advertising
7 19 (1.20%) Retail
8 15 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.69%) Legal
11 10 (0.63%) Automotive
12 8 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.44%) Local Government
14 5 (0.32%) Back Office
14 5 (0.32%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Front Office
16 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.063%) Electronics
17 1 (0.063%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.063%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (34.09%) .NET
2 489 (30.81%) HTML
3 428 (26.97%) CSS
4 331 (20.86%) ASP.NET
5 304 (19.16%) AngularJS
6 202 (12.73%) HTML5
7 200 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 158 (9.96%) Spring
9 150 (9.45%) jQuery
10 138 (8.70%) XML
11 114 (7.18%) CSS3
12 113 (7.12%) Web Services
13 89 (5.61%) RESTful
14 84 (5.29%) Hibernate
15 81 (5.10%) .NET Framework
16 79 (4.98%) Node.js
17 78 (4.91%) React
18 76 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 74 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
20 72 (4.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.31%) Computer Science
2 113 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 80 (5.04%) User Experience
5 56 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 21 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.07%) Credit Risk
7 17 (1.07%) Hedge funds
8 15 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 10 (0.63%) Derivative
9 10 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 10 (0.63%) iPad
10 9 (0.57%) Animation
10 9 (0.57%) FMCG
11 8 (0.50%) Social Media
12 7 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
12 7 (0.44%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.44%) Replication
13 6 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 113 (7.12%) Linux
2 78 (4.91%) Apple iOS
3 77 (4.85%) Android
4 58 (3.65%) Unix
5 37 (2.33%) Windows
6 7 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.25%) Solaris
9 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.063%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.063%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.063%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (24.39%) MVC
3 266 (16.76%) TDD
4 222 (13.99%) Web Development
5 186 (11.72%) OO
6 180 (11.34%) Scrum
7 162 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
8 140 (8.82%) SDLC
9 133 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 131 (8.25%) Front End Development
11 82 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
12 81 (5.10%) Unit Testing
13 79 (4.98%) Open Source
14 78 (4.91%) BDD
15 71 (4.47%) Web Application Development
16 68 (4.28%) ETL
16 68 (4.28%) Mentoring
17 67 (4.22%) SOA
18 64 (4.03%) E-Commerce
19 56 (3.53%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 584 (36.80%) C#
2 572 (36.04%) JavaScript
3 536 (33.77%) Java
4 458 (28.86%) SQL
5 167 (10.52%) PHP
6 159 (10.02%) PL/SQL
7 119 (7.50%) Python
8 82 (5.17%) Ruby
9 74 (4.66%) T-SQL
10 66 (4.16%) VB.NET
11 64 (4.03%) C++
12 33 (2.08%) Objective-C
13 29 (1.83%) Perl
13 29 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.32%) Apple Swift
14 21 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 21 (1.32%) VBA
15 20 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (12.67%) Degree
2 36 (2.27%) MySQL Certification
3 34 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.13%) HND
6 2 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.063%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.21%) QA
2 17 (1.07%) Basel III
3 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.13%) EMIR
6 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (1.26%) Docker
2 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.25%) NFS
3 4 (0.25%) Samba
4 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.063%) Varnish
5 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.063%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.063%) cPanel
4 1 (0.063%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.063%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.063%) Mesos
4 1 (0.063%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 195 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 184 (11.59%) Oracle
3 64 (4.03%) Zend
4 41 (2.58%) Xamarin
5 27 (1.70%) Talend
6 26 (1.64%) Google
7 25 (1.58%) Adobe
8 21 (1.32%) Perforce
9 19 (1.20%) Tableau
10 17 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
11 16 (1.01%) Twitter
12 12 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.69%) SAP
14 10 (0.63%) Alterian
14 10 (0.63%) Cognos
14 10 (0.63%) IBM
14 10 (0.63%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.50%) Facebook
15 8 (0.50%) Vertica
16 7 (0.44%) Sybase
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