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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1080 937 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.00% 29.94% 27.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.49% 31.69% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 709 636 624
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 0 549 £38,500 -3.75% 76
Edinburgh 0 374 £40,000 +11.11% 65
Stirling -6 30 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Aberdeen -1 27 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Dundee +6 21 £35,000 +27.27% 3
West Lothian +1 13 £35,000 -2.77% 4
Fife 0 11 £28,500 +18.75%
North Lanarkshire +4 6 £30,000 -14.28% 3
South Lanarkshire -1 6 £27,500 - 3
Highlands +12 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
Renfrewshire -2 1 £42,500 - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 936 (39.66%) C#
1 936 (39.66%) .NET
2 917 (38.86%) Java
3 871 (36.91%) HTML
4 869 (36.82%) JavaScript
5 814 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
6 758 (32.12%) CSS
7 753 (31.91%) SQL
8 674 (28.56%) SQL Server
9 577 (24.45%) ASP.NET
10 529 (22.42%) jQuery
11 513 (21.74%) MVC
12 468 (19.83%) Finance
13 422 (17.88%) OO
14 375 (15.89%) Oracle
15 354 (15.00%) Degree
16 341 (14.45%) XML
17 314 (13.31%) Microsoft
18 308 (13.05%) Spring
19 294 (12.46%) HTML5
20 286 (12.12%) Relational Database
21 285 (12.08%) Linux
22 282 (11.95%) Software Engineering
23 250 (10.59%) TDD
24 239 (10.13%) Banking
25 232 (9.83%) Web Services
26 231 (9.79%) Hibernate
27 226 (9.58%) Computer Science
28 220 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
29 219 (9.28%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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
1 180 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 117 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 85 (3.60%) CMS
4 73 (3.09%) Apache
5 64 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 58 (2.46%) Node.js
7 50 (2.12%) Drupal
8 49 (2.08%) Umbraco
9 38 (1.61%) IIS
10 36 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 36 (1.53%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.40%) Alfresco
11 33 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.85%) SAS
13 16 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (0.68%) WordPress
14 15 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (0.64%) Mule
15 13 (0.55%) Joomla!
16 10 (0.42%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 152 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.69%) InfoPath
3 26 (1.10%) MS Office
4 24 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.21%) MS Project
7 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.085%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.042%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 29 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
7 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.21%) Magento
8 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.17%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.085%) Endur
11 2 (0.085%) FileNet Content Manager
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.38%) SaaS
4 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.17%) Trello
7 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.085%) Route 53
7 2 (0.085%) GitHub
8 1 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.042%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.33%) Internet
2 39 (1.65%) Intranet
3 30 (1.27%) HTTP
4 8 (0.34%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.17%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.17%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.17%) DNS
7 3 (0.13%) VoIP
8 2 (0.085%) PBX
8 2 (0.085%) SMS
8 2 (0.085%) LDAP
8 2 (0.085%) ATM
8 2 (0.085%) Broadband
8 2 (0.085%) GPRS
8 2 (0.085%) Extranet
9 1 (0.042%) X.25
9 1 (0.042%) Firewall
9 1 (0.042%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 674 (28.56%) SQL Server
2 286 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 156 (6.61%) RDBMS
4 137 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 132 (5.59%) MySQL
6 120 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 119 (5.04%) Oracle Database
8 83 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (2.80%) NoSQL
10 62 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 51 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 44 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (1.78%) MongoDB
15 38 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 38 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (1.31%) Big Data
16 31 (1.31%) Pentaho
17 23 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 165 (6.99%) Visual Studio
2 136 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 107 (4.53%) Subversion
4 90 (3.81%) JUnit
5 76 (3.22%) Maven
6 55 (2.33%) Selenium
7 53 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 50 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 27 (1.14%) Xcode
11 25 (1.06%) Cucumber
12 22 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
13 20 (0.85%) Ant
14 17 (0.72%) ClearCase
14 17 (0.72%) JIRA
14 17 (0.72%) EasyMock
15 16 (0.68%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
16 15 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
17 14 (0.59%) NUnit
General
1 468 (19.83%) Finance
2 239 (10.13%) Banking
3 137 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 96 (4.07%) Games
5 76 (3.22%) Retail
6 57 (2.42%) Law
6 57 (2.42%) Front Office
7 51 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 47 (1.99%) Back Office
9 44 (1.86%) Legal
10 38 (1.61%) Marketing
11 31 (1.31%) Advertising
12 18 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.30%) Private Banking
16 7 (0.30%) Electronics
16 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 936 (39.66%) .NET
2 871 (36.91%) HTML
3 758 (32.12%) CSS
4 577 (24.45%) ASP.NET
5 529 (22.42%) jQuery
6 341 (14.45%) XML
7 308 (13.05%) Spring
8 294 (12.46%) HTML5
9 232 (9.83%) Web Services
10 231 (9.79%) Hibernate
11 220 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 214 (9.07%) .NET Framework
13 179 (7.58%) Ajax
14 173 (7.33%) CSS3
15 147 (6.23%) J2EE
16 130 (5.51%) JSON
16 130 (5.51%) REST
17 111 (4.70%) WCF
18 102 (4.32%) WPF
19 101 (4.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 226 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 165 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 109 (4.62%) User Experience
5 107 (4.53%) Open Source
6 92 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 89 (3.77%) Physics
8 64 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 60 (2.54%) Derivative
10 58 (2.46%) Grid Computing
11 57 (2.42%) Market Risk
12 46 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (1.44%) N-Tier
14 29 (1.23%) Social Media
15 24 (1.02%) Mobile Games
16 23 (0.97%) Cryptography
16 23 (0.97%) iPhone
17 20 (0.85%) Data Integration
17 20 (0.85%) Algorithms
18 19 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 285 (12.08%) Linux
2 166 (7.03%) UNIX
3 130 (5.51%) Windows
3 130 (5.51%) Android
4 125 (5.30%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (0.85%) AIX
7 16 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.55%) CentOS
10 12 (0.51%) Debian
11 9 (0.38%) Solaris
12 7 (0.30%) Fedora
12 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.21%) OpenVMS
14 4 (0.17%) zOS
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.085%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (21.74%) MVC
3 422 (17.88%) OO
4 282 (11.95%) Software Engineering
5 250 (10.59%) TDD
6 210 (8.90%) Scrum
7 208 (8.81%) Web Development
8 178 (7.54%) OOP
9 172 (7.29%) Unit Testing
10 143 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 126 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
12 107 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
12 107 (4.53%) Multithreading
13 102 (4.32%) SOA
14 100 (4.24%) OOD
15 99 (4.19%) Data Modelling
16 86 (3.64%) ETL
17 81 (3.43%) iOS Development
18 76 (3.22%) E-Commerce
19 74 (3.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 936 (39.66%) C#
2 917 (38.86%) Java
3 869 (36.82%) JavaScript
4 753 (31.91%) SQL
5 219 (9.28%) C++
6 175 (7.42%) PHP
7 164 (6.95%) Python
8 156 (6.61%) PL/SQL
9 147 (6.23%) T-SQL
10 127 (5.38%) Ruby
11 100 (4.24%) VB.NET
12 67 (2.84%) Perl
13 48 (2.03%) VB
14 44 (1.86%) VBScript
14 44 (1.86%) Objective-C
15 36 (1.53%) VBA
16 35 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.44%) Scala
18 29 (1.23%) C
19 27 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 354 (15.00%) Degree
2 24 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.81%) PhD
5 8 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.13%) GIAC
6 3 (0.13%) HND
7 2 (0.085%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.085%) MCAD
7 2 (0.085%) OCP
7 2 (0.085%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.085%) MCTS
7 2 (0.085%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.042%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.042%) OCA
8 1 (0.042%) ISEB
8 1 (0.042%) MCP
8 1 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.50%) QA
2 14 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 14 (0.59%) SLA
3 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.17%) Snort
2 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.085%) Firmware
4 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.042%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.25%) Puppet
3 5 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.085%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.042%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.042%) MOM
5 1 (0.042%) Control-M
5 1 (0.042%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 375 (15.89%) Oracle
2 314 (13.31%) Microsoft
3 97 (4.11%) Sybase
4 85 (3.60%) JBoss
5 47 (1.99%) Google
6 41 (1.74%) Adobe
7 34 (1.44%) Twitter
8 32 (1.36%) SAP
9 24 (1.02%) Facebook
10 23 (0.97%) IBM
10 23 (0.97%) Business Objects
11 20 (0.85%) Apple
12 17 (0.72%) Informatica
13 15 (0.64%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.64%) Talend
14 13 (0.55%) Zend
15 12 (0.51%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.47%) Cognos
16 11 (0.47%) Yahoo!
17 10 (0.42%) Tableau
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Gold Partner
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Managed Services - BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago