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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 752 767 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.08% 24.83% 32.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.56% 26.08% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 457 512 734
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2241 2941 3169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.21% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2070
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 413 £40,000 - 61
Edinburgh +1 270 £42,000 -6.66% 65
West Lothian +12 10 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Renfrewshire -3 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Dundee -6 8 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Aberdeen +9 7 £37,000 -11.90% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £35,000 +20.66%
South Lanarkshire 0 4 £31,250 -
Stirling +10 3 £47,500 +14.45%
Perth and Kinross - 3 - -
Scottish Borders - 3 £25,000 - 1
Fife +1 2 £36,250 +20.83%
South Ayrshire -1 2 - -
Inverclyde -3 2 £37,500 +15.38%
East Lothian - 2 - - 1
Lanarkshire +2 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Midlothian +1 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Angus - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 769 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 563 (36.85%) HTML
4 562 (36.78%) C#
5 558 (36.52%) Java
6 520 (34.03%) .NET
7 492 (32.20%) CSS
8 416 (27.23%) SQL Server
9 408 (26.70%) SQL
10 383 (25.07%) Finance
11 375 (24.54%) MVC
12 318 (20.81%) AngularJS
13 305 (19.96%) ASP.NET
14 275 (18.00%) TDD
15 271 (17.74%) Web Development
16 241 (15.77%) HTML5
17 239 (15.64%) Git (software)
18 236 (15.45%) Degree
19 225 (14.73%) OO
20 212 (13.87%) Scrum
21 210 (13.74%) Oracle
22 195 (12.76%) jQuery
23 191 (12.50%) Relational Database
24 186 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
25 178 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
26 174 (11.39%) Microsoft
27 162 (10.60%) Spring
28 148 (9.69%) CSS3
29 142 (9.29%) Python
30 139 (9.10%) 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 75 (4.91%) CMS
2 53 (3.47%) JBoss
3 35 (2.29%) Umbraco
4 29 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 28 (1.83%) IIS
6 25 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (1.18%) Drupal
11 15 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.92%) Alfresco
13 13 (0.85%) WordPress
14 12 (0.79%) Apache Spark
15 11 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.52%) Apache Qpid
16 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.46%) GemFire
17 7 (0.46%) NetWeaver
18 6 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 75 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.26%) InDesign
5 4 (0.26%) MS Office
6 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.065%) Houdini
6 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.065%) Maya
6 1 (0.065%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.64%) Magento
2 14 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.33%) HFM
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.26%) nopCommerce
9 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.065%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.065%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.065%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 96 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.81%) SaaS
4 15 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.59%) IaaS
8 7 (0.46%) PaaS
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.33%) GitHub
11 4 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
12 3 (0.20%) iTunes
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.13%) Office 365
14 1 (0.065%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.65%) HTTP
1 10 (0.65%) Internet
2 5 (0.33%) LDAP
3 4 (0.26%) Firewall
4 2 (0.13%) CTI
4 2 (0.13%) Intranet
4 2 (0.13%) Multicast
5 1 (0.065%) CHAP
5 1 (0.065%) SNMP
5 1 (0.065%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.065%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 191 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 99 (6.48%) RDBMS
4 82 (5.37%) MySQL
5 75 (4.91%) Big Data
6 74 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 59 (3.86%) NoSQL
8 58 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (3.53%) Oracle Database
10 48 (3.14%) Hadoop
11 41 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
14 30 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (1.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 239 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.61%) Subversion
3 73 (4.78%) Visual Studio
4 69 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 57 (3.73%) Grunt
6 53 (3.47%) gulp
7 50 (3.27%) Maven
8 44 (2.88%) Selenium
9 43 (2.81%) Bower
10 41 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 38 (2.49%) JIRA
12 31 (2.03%) Eclipse
13 27 (1.77%) JUnit
14 26 (1.70%) PowerBuilder
15 24 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
16 21 (1.37%) Ant
17 17 (1.11%) Artifactory
17 17 (1.11%) Cucumber
18 16 (1.05%) Xcode
19 14 (0.92%) PVCS
General
1 383 (25.07%) Finance
2 135 (8.84%) Banking
3 59 (3.86%) Marketing
4 51 (3.34%) Games
5 47 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.96%) Retail
8 16 (1.05%) Advertising
8 16 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.92%) Front Office
10 9 (0.59%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.46%) Legal
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
12 6 (0.39%) Back Office
13 5 (0.33%) Electronics
14 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.26%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.20%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (36.85%) HTML
2 520 (34.03%) .NET
3 492 (32.20%) CSS
4 318 (20.81%) AngularJS
5 305 (19.96%) ASP.NET
6 241 (15.77%) HTML5
7 195 (12.76%) jQuery
8 178 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 162 (10.60%) Spring
10 148 (9.69%) CSS3
11 122 (7.98%) Web Services
12 111 (7.26%) Hibernate
13 93 (6.09%) XML
14 86 (5.63%) .NET Framework
15 84 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 83 (5.43%) Sass
17 80 (5.24%) Ajax
17 80 (5.24%) RESTful
18 70 (4.58%) Ember.js
18 70 (4.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 124 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 111 (7.26%) User Experience
3 105 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.16%) Visualisation
7 28 (1.83%) Market Risk
8 25 (1.64%) Derivative
9 21 (1.37%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.05%) Equities
12 16 (1.05%) iPad
13 15 (0.98%) Reference Data
13 15 (0.98%) Social Media
14 14 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.92%) Animation
14 14 (0.92%) Fixed Income
14 14 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 134 (8.77%) Linux
2 91 (5.96%) Apple iOS
3 72 (4.71%) Android
4 58 (3.80%) Unix
5 47 (3.08%) Windows
6 10 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.33%) CentOS
10 4 (0.26%) Solaris
11 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.065%) Debian
13 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (24.54%) MVC
3 275 (18.00%) TDD
4 271 (17.74%) Web Development
5 225 (14.73%) OO
6 212 (13.87%) Scrum
7 186 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 139 (9.10%) SDLC
9 136 (8.90%) Front End Development
10 132 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 102 (6.68%) BDD
12 95 (6.22%) Unit Testing
13 77 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (4.97%) Open Source
15 69 (4.52%) SOA
16 66 (4.32%) Analytics
17 61 (3.99%) Mentoring
18 57 (3.73%) Mobile Development
18 57 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
19 55 (3.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 666 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 562 (36.78%) C#
3 558 (36.52%) Java
4 408 (26.70%) SQL
5 142 (9.29%) Python
6 134 (8.77%) PHP
7 125 (8.18%) PL/SQL
8 69 (4.52%) C++
9 66 (4.32%) T-SQL
10 52 (3.40%) Ruby
11 51 (3.34%) VB.NET
12 48 (3.14%) Objective-C
13 29 (1.90%) Perl
14 25 (1.64%) Apple Swift
15 21 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.31%) Scala
17 15 (0.98%) PowerShell
18 14 (0.92%) Delphi
19 13 (0.85%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 236 (15.45%) Degree
2 21 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.20%) HND
6 2 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
6 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.51%) QA
2 9 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.13%) MiFID
4 2 (0.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (1.18%) Docker
2 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.26%) NFS
3 4 (0.26%) Samba
3 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.065%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.59%) Oozie
1 9 (0.59%) Rundeck
2 6 (0.39%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.39%) Mesos
2 6 (0.39%) Puppet
3 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 210 (13.74%) Oracle
2 174 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 41 (2.68%) Zend
4 34 (2.23%) Xamarin
5 33 (2.16%) Sybase
6 25 (1.64%) Tableau
7 24 (1.57%) Talend
8 22 (1.44%) Adobe
9 21 (1.37%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.31%) IBM
11 15 (0.98%) Google
12 14 (0.92%) Cognos
13 13 (0.85%) SAP
14 12 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
16 9 (0.59%) Twitter
17 8 (0.52%) Informatica
18 7 (0.46%) Vertica
19 6 (0.39%) Ektron
20 5 (0.33%) Facebook
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: to 45,000 + benefits
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