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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 852 856 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.84% 27.82% 34.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.14% 29.12% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 542 596 789
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 0 496 £40,000 - 75
Edinburgh -1 284 £45,000 +12.50% 46
Dundee -1 30 £37,500 +11.11%
West Lothian -2 11 £36,750 +5.00% 3
Stirling 0 10 £47,500 -13.63%
Aberdeen -2 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Fife - 6 £28,500 -
East Ayrshire 0 5 £32,500 +36.84% 1
East Lothian - 4 £40,500 -
Renfrewshire +4 3 £37,500 -9.63% 4
North Lanarkshire -3 3 £42,000 -
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £35,750 +52.12%
Scottish Borders 0 2 £32,500 +41.30%
Falkirk -2 2 £37,500 +25.00%
South Ayrshire - 2 £31,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 842 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (40.36%) JavaScript
3 612 (36.87%) .NET
4 610 (36.75%) HTML
5 606 (36.51%) C#
6 572 (34.46%) CSS
7 557 (33.55%) Java
8 536 (32.29%) SQL
9 435 (26.20%) SQL Server
10 376 (22.65%) ASP.NET
11 366 (22.05%) MVC
12 324 (19.52%) TDD
13 313 (18.86%) OO
14 284 (17.11%) Degree
15 266 (16.02%) Finance
16 262 (15.78%) Microsoft
17 260 (15.66%) jQuery
18 255 (15.36%) AngularJS
19 251 (15.12%) HTML5
20 239 (14.40%) Spring
21 229 (13.80%) Web Services
22 212 (12.77%) XML
23 206 (12.41%) Oracle
24 197 (11.87%) Scrum
25 179 (10.78%) Git (software)
26 177 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
27 171 (10.30%) CSS3
28 168 (10.12%) Banking
29 166 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
30 162 (9.76%) Hibernate

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 94 (5.66%) CMS
2 83 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 80 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 71 (4.28%) JBoss
5 65 (3.92%) Node.js
6 55 (3.31%) Umbraco
7 53 (3.19%) Apache
8 44 (2.65%) Drupal
9 33 (1.99%) IIS
10 25 (1.51%) Alfresco
10 25 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 17 (1.02%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.84%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.72%) Joomla!
14 12 (0.72%) MQSeries
14 12 (0.72%) WordPress
15 10 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
15 10 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 135 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) MS Office
7 1 (0.060%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.02%) Magento
4 15 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.72%) osCommerce
7 11 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.24%) Hi Portfolio
10 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.12%) RMDS
11 1 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.29%) SaaS
4 22 (1.33%) Office 365
5 21 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.96%) Heroku
7 15 (0.90%) GitHub
8 14 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.30%) IaaS
13 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.78%) Internet
2 5 (0.30%) Firewall
3 4 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (0.24%) HTTP
3 4 (0.24%) SNMP
3 4 (0.24%) WAN
3 4 (0.24%) Wireless
4 3 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.060%) DNS
5 1 (0.060%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 153 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 132 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 79 (4.76%) MySQL
7 77 (4.64%) RDBMS
8 70 (4.22%) NoSQL
9 65 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
10 60 (3.61%) QlikView
10 60 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 58 (3.49%) Oracle Database
12 50 (3.01%) Big Data
13 47 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
14 41 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
15 31 (1.87%) Hadoop
15 31 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 29 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (1.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 179 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 111 (6.69%) Subversion
3 96 (5.78%) Maven
4 87 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 66 (3.98%) Visual Studio
6 55 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 48 (2.89%) Selenium
8 47 (2.83%) JUnit
9 40 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
10 34 (2.05%) Eclipse
10 34 (2.05%) Grunt
11 29 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.75%) gulp
12 24 (1.45%) Bower
13 23 (1.39%) Artifactory
13 23 (1.39%) FitNesse
13 23 (1.39%) JIRA
13 23 (1.39%) NUnit
13 23 (1.39%) Xcode
14 22 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 266 (16.02%) Finance
2 168 (10.12%) Banking
3 51 (3.07%) Games
4 50 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 38 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.93%) Marketing
7 21 (1.27%) Front Office
8 19 (1.14%) Legal
8 19 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.84%) Retail
10 12 (0.72%) Back Office
10 12 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 9 (0.54%) Law
12 8 (0.48%) Automotive
12 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.42%) Advertising
14 4 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (36.87%) .NET
2 610 (36.75%) HTML
3 572 (34.46%) CSS
4 376 (22.65%) ASP.NET
5 260 (15.66%) jQuery
6 255 (15.36%) AngularJS
7 251 (15.12%) HTML5
8 239 (14.40%) Spring
9 229 (13.80%) Web Services
10 212 (12.77%) XML
11 177 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 171 (10.30%) CSS3
13 162 (9.76%) Hibernate
14 134 (8.07%) RESTful
15 117 (7.05%) JSON
16 111 (6.69%) .NET Framework
17 89 (5.36%) Sass
18 83 (5.00%) Entity Framework
19 77 (4.64%) J2EE
20 73 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 166 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (9.58%) Computer Science
3 125 (7.53%) User Experience
4 103 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 45 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.29%) Derivative
7 38 (2.29%) Market Risk
8 32 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 27 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.39%) Data Integration
12 22 (1.33%) Social Media
13 20 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (0.96%) BBC
15 15 (0.90%) Animation
15 15 (0.90%) iPad
16 14 (0.84%) iPhone
17 13 (0.78%) Equities
18 12 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 144 (8.67%) Linux
2 112 (6.75%) Windows
3 109 (6.57%) Android
4 100 (6.02%) Unix
5 92 (5.54%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.36%) Debian
9 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.060%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (22.05%) MVC
3 324 (19.52%) TDD
4 313 (18.86%) OO
5 197 (11.87%) Scrum
6 154 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 153 (9.22%) Unit Testing
8 133 (8.01%) SDLC
9 121 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (7.29%) Open Source
10 117 (7.05%) BDD
11 113 (6.81%) Software Engineering
12 106 (6.39%) Web Development
13 105 (6.33%) ETL
13 105 (6.33%) Front End Development
14 93 (5.60%) Mentoring
15 79 (4.76%) Android Development
16 74 (4.46%) Multithreading
17 72 (4.34%) Mobile Development
18 64 (3.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 670 (40.36%) JavaScript
2 606 (36.51%) C#
3 557 (33.55%) Java
4 536 (32.29%) SQL
5 151 (9.10%) PHP
6 148 (8.92%) Python
7 118 (7.11%) C++
8 103 (6.20%) PL/SQL
9 96 (5.78%) T-SQL
10 84 (5.06%) Ruby
11 66 (3.98%) VB.NET
12 57 (3.43%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.47%) Perl
14 33 (1.99%) Objective-C
15 26 (1.57%) Scala
16 23 (1.39%) VB
17 22 (1.33%) Bash Shell
18 18 (1.08%) Apple Swift
19 16 (0.96%) Embedded C++
20 15 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 284 (17.11%) Degree
2 62 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (0.84%) MCP
6 13 (0.78%) MCSE
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.30%) OCA
9 3 (0.18%) HND
10 2 (0.12%) MCSA
11 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.060%) MCSD
11 1 (0.060%) OCP
11 1 (0.060%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 40 (2.41%) QA
2 31 (1.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (0.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.30%) Varnish
3 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.060%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (0.72%) Puppet
2 10 (0.60%) Graphite
2 10 (0.60%) Nagios
2 10 (0.60%) Opsview
3 5 (0.30%) HAProxy
3 5 (0.30%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.060%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 262 (15.78%) Microsoft
2 206 (12.41%) Oracle
3 55 (3.31%) Google
3 55 (3.31%) Sybase
4 51 (3.07%) Cognos
5 40 (2.41%) Talend
6 34 (2.05%) Facebook
7 33 (1.99%) Apple
8 22 (1.33%) Adobe
9 21 (1.27%) Cegedim Rx
9 21 (1.27%) Informatica
9 21 (1.27%) Xamarin
10 20 (1.20%) Zend
11 17 (1.02%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.96%) SAP
12 16 (0.96%) Sony
12 16 (0.96%) Yahoo!
13 15 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 14 (0.84%) Cisco
14 14 (0.84%) IBM
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