The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1216 1078 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.70% 32.88% 29.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.53% 34.45% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 806 775 681
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 647 £40,000 - 112
Edinburgh 0 389 £40,000 +6.66% 59
Aberdeen +2 64 £41,250 +3.12% 14
Dundee +10 28 £33,250 +27.88% 4
Stirling -4 20 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Fife +3 14 £40,000 +3.22% 4
West Lothian -2 11 £35,000 -2.77% 4
Lanarkshire - 5 - -
Falkirk +1 2 £35,000 -2.77%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire 0 1 £37,500 -
Scottish Borders -1 1 £46,500 +43.07%
Highlands - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1003 (38.74%) Java
2 991 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 975 (37.66%) .NET
4 961 (37.12%) C#
5 936 (36.15%) HTML
6 828 (31.98%) CSS
7 783 (30.24%) SQL
8 696 (26.88%) SQL Server
9 610 (23.56%) ASP.NET
10 586 (22.63%) jQuery
11 540 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
12 503 (19.43%) MVC
13 471 (18.19%) Finance
14 446 (17.23%) OO
15 438 (16.92%) Oracle
16 382 (14.75%) Degree
17 380 (14.68%) Spring
18 375 (14.48%) Microsoft
19 328 (12.67%) XML
20 313 (12.09%) Hibernate
21 306 (11.82%) Linux
22 304 (11.74%) HTML5
23 263 (10.16%) TDD
24 257 (9.93%) Scrum
25 256 (9.89%) Relational Database
26 252 (9.73%) Software Engineering
27 235 (9.08%) Banking
28 230 (8.88%) C++
29 224 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
30 220 (8.50%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 186 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 91 (3.51%) CMS
3 79 (3.05%) Node.js
4 75 (2.90%) Apache
4 75 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 72 (2.78%) Drupal
6 65 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 52 (2.01%) Alfresco
8 50 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 45 (1.74%) IIS
10 42 (1.62%) Umbraco
11 34 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 29 (1.12%) WebSphere
13 25 (0.97%) SAS
14 23 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
15 21 (0.81%) SugarCRM
16 16 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.50%) WordPress
17 13 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (0.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 161 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.97%) InfoPath
3 32 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.85%) MS Office
5 8 (0.31%) GIMP
6 7 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.15%) MS Project
8 2 (0.077%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.039%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
7 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.19%) Magento
9 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.15%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.15%) Endur
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.077%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.039%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.62%) SaaS
2 13 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.15%) GitHub
6 2 (0.077%) IaaS
6 2 (0.077%) Route 53
6 2 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.039%) Office 365
7 1 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.039%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.85%) Internet
2 34 (1.31%) Intranet
3 28 (1.08%) HTTP
4 23 (0.89%) LDAP
5 8 (0.31%) PuTTY
6 5 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (0.15%) ATM
7 4 (0.15%) VoIP
8 2 (0.077%) Broadband
8 2 (0.077%) GPRS
8 2 (0.077%) PBX
8 2 (0.077%) DNS
8 2 (0.077%) Extranet
9 1 (0.039%) X.25
9 1 (0.039%) Firewall
9 1 (0.039%) SSH
9 1 (0.039%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.039%) Network Security
9 1 (0.039%) SSL
9 1 (0.039%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 256 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 172 (6.64%) Oracle Database
4 153 (5.91%) RDBMS
5 145 (5.60%) MySQL
5 145 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 124 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 112 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 79 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 72 (2.78%) NoSQL
12 67 (2.59%) MongoDB
13 52 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
15 47 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
16 46 (1.78%) Pentaho
17 42 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (1.58%) Big Data
19 36 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 148 (5.72%) Visual Studio
2 140 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 110 (4.25%) Subversion
4 106 (4.09%) JUnit
5 103 (3.98%) Maven
6 93 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 80 (3.09%) Selenium
8 71 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 41 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
11 34 (1.31%) Artifactory
12 30 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
13 27 (1.04%) Ant
14 24 (0.93%) Xcode
15 23 (0.89%) Jasmine
16 22 (0.85%) Cucumber
16 22 (0.85%) JIRA
17 21 (0.81%) TestNG
17 21 (0.81%) EasyMock
18 20 (0.77%) ClearCase
General
1 471 (18.19%) Finance
2 235 (9.08%) Banking
3 139 (5.37%) Investment Banking
4 92 (3.55%) Games
5 69 (2.67%) Advertising
6 67 (2.59%) Front Office
7 55 (2.12%) Marketing
8 49 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 49 (1.89%) Legal
8 49 (1.89%) Retail
9 46 (1.78%) Back Office
10 38 (1.47%) Law
11 23 (0.89%) Aerospace
12 18 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.54%) Electronics
14 8 (0.31%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.12%) Local Government
16 3 (0.12%) French Language
17 2 (0.077%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 975 (37.66%) .NET
2 936 (36.15%) HTML
3 828 (31.98%) CSS
4 610 (23.56%) ASP.NET
5 586 (22.63%) jQuery
6 380 (14.68%) Spring
7 328 (12.67%) XML
8 313 (12.09%) Hibernate
9 304 (11.74%) HTML5
10 224 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 220 (8.50%) Web Services
12 207 (8.00%) Ajax
13 199 (7.69%) CSS3
14 191 (7.38%) .NET Framework
15 186 (7.18%) JSON
16 163 (6.30%) J2EE
17 138 (5.33%) WCF
18 125 (4.83%) WPF
19 107 (4.13%) RESTful
19 107 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 208 (8.03%) Computer Science
2 185 (7.15%) Open Source
3 131 (5.06%) Mathematics
4 103 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 98 (3.79%) Physics
6 64 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (2.47%) Grid Computing
6 64 (2.47%) Derivative
7 61 (2.36%) Market Risk
8 44 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.27%) iPhone
10 32 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.24%) GIS
11 31 (1.20%) Equities
12 30 (1.16%) iPad
13 28 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 24 (0.93%) Mobile Games
15 22 (0.85%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.73%) Social Media
17 18 (0.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 306 (11.82%) Linux
2 210 (8.11%) UNIX
3 138 (5.33%) Windows
4 119 (4.60%) Android
5 110 (4.25%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.58%) Solaris
9 12 (0.46%) AIX
10 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.39%) OpenVMS
11 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.31%) CentOS
13 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.15%) Debian
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.077%) NetWare
17 1 (0.039%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (19.43%) MVC
3 446 (17.23%) OO
4 263 (10.16%) TDD
5 257 (9.93%) Scrum
6 252 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 220 (8.50%) Web Development
8 198 (7.65%) Unit Testing
9 187 (7.22%) OOP
10 173 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
11 169 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
12 166 (6.41%) SOA
13 122 (4.71%) Multithreading
14 104 (4.02%) ETL
15 97 (3.75%) OOD
16 95 (3.67%) Data Modelling
17 94 (3.63%) BDD
18 91 (3.51%) Document Management
19 80 (3.09%) Workflow
20 79 (3.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1003 (38.74%) Java
2 991 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 961 (37.12%) C#
4 783 (30.24%) SQL
5 230 (8.88%) C++
6 208 (8.03%) Python
7 194 (7.49%) PHP
8 189 (7.30%) PL/SQL
9 157 (6.06%) Ruby
10 130 (5.02%) T-SQL
11 114 (4.40%) VB.NET
12 78 (3.01%) Perl
13 76 (2.94%) Shell Script
14 63 (2.43%) VB
15 47 (1.82%) Scala
16 43 (1.66%) VBScript
17 37 (1.43%) VB6
18 36 (1.39%) Objective-C
19 35 (1.35%) ECMAScript
20 25 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 382 (14.75%) Degree
2 31 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.00%) PhD
5 10 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.15%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.12%) OCP
9 2 (0.077%) OCA
9 2 (0.077%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.077%) MCTS
9 2 (0.077%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.077%) MCAD
10 1 (0.039%) HND
10 1 (0.039%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (1.82%) QA
2 31 (1.20%) SLA
3 22 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.039%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.35%) Puppet
3 8 (0.31%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.23%) MOM
5 5 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.077%) Ansible
7 1 (0.039%) Control-M
7 1 (0.039%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 438 (16.92%) Oracle
2 375 (14.48%) Microsoft
3 175 (6.76%) JBoss
4 93 (3.59%) Sybase
5 41 (1.58%) Adobe
6 39 (1.51%) Google
7 31 (1.20%) SAP
8 30 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.16%) Talend
9 29 (1.12%) Twitter
10 26 (1.00%) Cognos
11 20 (0.77%) Business Objects
11 20 (0.77%) Zend
12 19 (0.73%) Informatica
13 18 (0.70%) Facebook
14 16 (0.62%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.54%) VMware
16 13 (0.50%) TIBCO
17 12 (0.46%) Apple
18 8 (0.31%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
T-Impact Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £24000 - £29500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension,Medical,Bonus,Benefits
Posted: Yesterday