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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 882 1109 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.78% 30.05% 31.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.55% 31.68% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 543 735 666
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 476 £40,000 +2.56% 102
Edinburgh -3 312 £40,000 - 63
West Lothian +2 20 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Stirling +4 18 £32,500 -27.77%
Dundee -7 18 £42,500 +23.18% 6
Aberdeen -4 14 £32,500 -17.19% 5
West Dunbartonshire -4 8 £24,000 -26.15%
Fife -3 5 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire +3 3 £25,000 -
Moray - 3 - -
Highlands +1 1 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 £24,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 773 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (41.40%) JavaScript
3 679 (39.05%) HTML
4 630 (36.23%) Java
5 595 (34.22%) CSS
6 591 (33.99%) .NET
7 549 (31.57%) C#
8 519 (29.84%) SQL
9 472 (27.14%) SQL Server
10 407 (23.40%) MVC
11 396 (22.77%) Finance
12 356 (20.47%) ASP.NET
13 336 (19.32%) TDD
14 314 (18.06%) Spring
15 310 (17.83%) OO
16 303 (17.42%) jQuery
17 285 (16.39%) Web Services
18 258 (14.84%) Oracle
19 257 (14.78%) Relational Database
20 251 (14.43%) Hibernate
21 243 (13.97%) Linux
22 238 (13.69%) Microsoft
23 237 (13.63%) Degree
24 235 (13.51%) HTML5
25 227 (13.05%) XML
26 195 (11.21%) Scrum
27 193 (11.10%) AngularJS
28 192 (11.04%) SDLC
28 192 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
29 191 (10.98%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 119 (6.84%) Tomcat
2 118 (6.79%) Apache
3 94 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 84 (4.83%) JBoss
5 73 (4.20%) CMS
6 69 (3.97%) Node.js
7 32 (1.84%) IIS
8 31 (1.78%) Umbraco
9 25 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (1.32%) Drupal
11 17 (0.98%) WordPress
12 16 (0.92%) Mule
13 15 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.75%) Alfresco
16 12 (0.69%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.69%) SAS
16 12 (0.69%) Apache Spark
17 11 (0.63%) Apache Pig
18 8 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 136 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.21%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.35%) InDesign
4 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) MS Office
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (2.24%) Magento
2 10 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.23%) Endur
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.058%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.69%) SaaS
4 12 (0.69%) Office 365
5 7 (0.40%) GitHub
5 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.19%) Internet
2 11 (0.63%) Firewall
3 10 (0.58%) HTTP
4 9 (0.52%) Network Security
5 6 (0.35%) Intranet
6 5 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.23%) Wireless
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.17%) SNMP
9 1 (0.058%) LDAP
9 1 (0.058%) SMS
9 1 (0.058%) VoIP
9 1 (0.058%) WAN
9 1 (0.058%) NFC
9 1 (0.058%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 257 (14.78%) Relational Database
3 145 (8.34%) MySQL
4 104 (5.98%) RDBMS
5 97 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 86 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 74 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 68 (3.91%) Oracle Database
8 68 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (3.80%) Big Data
10 59 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 45 (2.59%) MongoDB
13 35 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
14 32 (1.84%) Hadoop
15 31 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 24 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (1.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 171 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 133 (7.65%) Maven
3 99 (5.69%) Subversion
4 80 (4.60%) JUnit
5 64 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 48 (2.76%) Visual Studio
6 48 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 43 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 41 (2.36%) Ant
9 40 (2.30%) Selenium
10 29 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (1.44%) GitLab
12 19 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.09%) JIRA
13 16 (0.92%) EasyMock
14 15 (0.86%) Xcode
15 13 (0.75%) Mockito
15 13 (0.75%) Artifactory
16 12 (0.69%) Grunt
16 12 (0.69%) Flash Builder
General
1 396 (22.77%) Finance
2 191 (10.98%) Banking
3 79 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.45%) Games
5 47 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.53%) Marketing
7 26 (1.50%) Retail
8 24 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.98%) Legal
11 14 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.58%) Front Office
12 10 (0.58%) Publishing
13 7 (0.40%) Advertising
14 5 (0.29%) Law
14 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.23%) Back Office
15 4 (0.23%) Electronics
16 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (39.05%) HTML
2 595 (34.22%) CSS
3 591 (33.99%) .NET
4 356 (20.47%) ASP.NET
5 314 (18.06%) Spring
6 303 (17.42%) jQuery
7 285 (16.39%) Web Services
8 251 (14.43%) Hibernate
9 235 (13.51%) HTML5
10 227 (13.05%) XML
11 193 (11.10%) AngularJS
12 177 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 154 (8.86%) .NET Framework
14 151 (8.68%) RESTful
15 147 (8.45%) CSS3
16 139 (7.99%) J2EE
17 98 (5.64%) Entity Framework
18 81 (4.66%) SOAP
19 76 (4.37%) WCF
20 72 (4.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 94 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 84 (4.83%) User Experience
5 31 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (1.78%) Mathematics
6 27 (1.55%) Data Integration
7 22 (1.27%) iPad
8 19 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.04%) Physics
10 16 (0.92%) Derivative
10 16 (0.92%) Social Media
11 15 (0.86%) iPhone
12 13 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.69%) W3C
14 11 (0.63%) BBC
14 11 (0.63%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.46%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 243 (13.97%) Linux
2 139 (7.99%) UNIX
3 102 (5.87%) Windows
4 84 (4.83%) Apple iOS
5 83 (4.77%) Android
6 23 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.27%) Debian
8 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (23.40%) MVC
3 336 (19.32%) TDD
4 310 (17.83%) OO
5 195 (11.21%) Scrum
6 192 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (11.04%) SDLC
7 191 (10.98%) Unit Testing
8 149 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 131 (7.53%) Web Development
10 115 (6.61%) Open Source
11 104 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 94 (5.41%) ETL
13 88 (5.06%) BDD
14 72 (4.14%) E-Commerce
14 72 (4.14%) Mentoring
15 71 (4.08%) Content Management
16 67 (3.85%) OOP
17 66 (3.80%) Automated Testing
18 64 (3.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 720 (41.40%) JavaScript
2 630 (36.23%) Java
3 549 (31.57%) C#
4 519 (29.84%) SQL
5 170 (9.78%) PHP
6 124 (7.13%) Python
7 105 (6.04%) T-SQL
8 95 (5.46%) PL/SQL
9 90 (5.18%) C++
10 79 (4.54%) Ruby
11 68 (3.91%) Perl
12 55 (3.16%) Shell Script
13 48 (2.76%) VB.NET
14 35 (2.01%) C
15 34 (1.96%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.61%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.15%) AspectJ
18 18 (1.04%) Scala
18 18 (1.04%) VB
19 17 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 237 (13.63%) Degree
2 48 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.17%) MCP
7 3 (0.17%) HNC
7 3 (0.17%) HND
8 2 (0.12%) MCSE
8 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.058%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.058%) OCP
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.058%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.91%) QA
2 7 (0.40%) SLA
3 4 (0.23%) WAI
3 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.23%) Section 508
4 2 (0.12%) WCAG
5 1 (0.058%) MiFID
5 1 (0.058%) EMIR
5 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.058%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.058%) Firmware
4 1 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (0.69%) Puppet
2 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.23%) Opsview
3 4 (0.23%) Graphite
3 4 (0.23%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.23%) Nagios
4 3 (0.17%) MOM
4 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 258 (14.84%) Oracle
2 238 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 69 (3.97%) Sybase
4 33 (1.90%) Informatica
5 29 (1.67%) Cognos
6 27 (1.55%) Apple
7 25 (1.44%) Google
8 22 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 19 (1.09%) SAP
9 19 (1.09%) Adobe
10 17 (0.98%) Zend
11 15 (0.86%) Alterian
12 11 (0.63%) Yahoo!
12 11 (0.63%) Sony
12 11 (0.63%) Facebook
12 11 (0.63%) Talend
13 9 (0.52%) Telerik
14 8 (0.46%) DevExpress
14 8 (0.46%) Quark
14 8 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
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