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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 866 1387 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.51% 34.74% 31.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.27% 36.56% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 568 958 615
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 438 £40,000 - 68
Edinburgh -2 306 £40,000 +1.26% 52
Stirling -3 36 £45,500 +51.66% 1
Dundee +1 24 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Aberdeen +1 20 £40,500 +1.25%
West Lothian -3 15 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Fife -5 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Renfrewshire +3 7 £40,000 +15.94% 3
East Ayrshire - 2 £25,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Highlands +2 1 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Scottish Borders +1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
East Lothian 0 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Aberdeenshire -1 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £29,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 795 (44.79%) JavaScript
2 763 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
3 751 (42.31%) .NET
4 737 (41.52%) C#
5 684 (38.54%) HTML
6 614 (34.59%) Java
7 603 (33.97%) CSS
8 601 (33.86%) SQL Server
9 496 (27.94%) MVC
10 493 (27.77%) ASP.NET
11 479 (26.99%) SQL
12 410 (23.10%) jQuery
13 363 (20.45%) Finance
14 334 (18.82%) Oracle
15 322 (18.14%) TDD
16 293 (16.51%) OO
17 282 (15.89%) HTML5
18 277 (15.61%) Web Services
19 257 (14.48%) Microsoft
19 257 (14.48%) Spring
20 255 (14.37%) Relational Database
21 237 (13.35%) ASP.NET MVC
22 235 (13.24%) Degree
23 222 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
24 213 (12.00%) Linux
25 209 (11.77%) .NET Framework
26 203 (11.44%) XML
27 196 (11.04%) Hibernate
28 193 (10.87%) Software Engineering
29 177 (9.97%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 121 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 87 (4.90%) JBoss
3 83 (4.68%) CMS
4 79 (4.45%) Node.js
5 73 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 66 (3.72%) Apache
7 51 (2.87%) Drupal
8 50 (2.82%) IIS
9 38 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (1.92%) Umbraco
11 26 (1.46%) WordPress
12 24 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.79%) IBM Notes
14 13 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.56%) SAS
17 10 (0.56%) Mule
18 9 (0.51%) Joomla!
Applications
1 147 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.96%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.51%) MS Office
5 8 (0.45%) InDesign
5 8 (0.45%) GIMP
6 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) MS Project
8 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 25 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 25 (1.41%) Magento
2 10 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.34%) assyst
5 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.23%) Endur
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.056%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.056%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.07%) SaaS
5 14 (0.79%) GitHub
6 10 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
8 3 (0.17%) Office 365
9 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.056%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.25%) Internet
2 13 (0.73%) Intranet
2 13 (0.73%) HTTP
3 6 (0.34%) iBeacon
4 4 (0.23%) Network Security
5 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.056%) FTP
6 1 (0.056%) RFID
6 1 (0.056%) NFC
6 1 (0.056%) Skype
6 1 (0.056%) SNMP
6 1 (0.056%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.056%) CTI
6 1 (0.056%) LDAP
6 1 (0.056%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.056%) SMS
6 1 (0.056%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (33.86%) SQL Server
2 255 (14.37%) Relational Database
3 119 (6.70%) RDBMS
4 118 (6.65%) MySQL
5 98 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 96 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 79 (4.45%) Oracle Database
8 66 (3.72%) NoSQL
9 65 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 56 (3.15%) MongoDB
11 53 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (1.80%) Hadoop
15 30 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (1.58%) Big Data
16 28 (1.58%) MS Access
17 25 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (1.24%) QlikView
19 19 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 155 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 122 (6.87%) Visual Studio
3 105 (5.92%) Maven
4 83 (4.68%) Subversion
5 65 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 60 (3.38%) JUnit
7 46 (2.59%) Selenium
8 41 (2.31%) Jenkins
9 35 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (1.75%) Ant
11 30 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 24 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 22 (1.24%) Jasmine
14 18 (1.01%) Mockito
14 18 (1.01%) Mercurial
15 16 (0.90%) GitLab
16 13 (0.73%) Grunt
16 13 (0.73%) PhantomJS
16 13 (0.73%) Xcode
17 12 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 363 (20.45%) Finance
2 170 (9.58%) Banking
3 74 (4.17%) Games
4 55 (3.10%) Marketing
4 55 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 49 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.48%) Retail
7 20 (1.13%) Advertising
8 16 (0.90%) Multimedia
8 16 (0.90%) Front Office
8 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.73%) Back Office
11 10 (0.56%) Legal
12 9 (0.51%) Publishing
13 8 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.17%) Local Government
14 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.056%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (42.31%) .NET
2 684 (38.54%) HTML
3 603 (33.97%) CSS
4 493 (27.77%) ASP.NET
5 410 (23.10%) jQuery
6 282 (15.89%) HTML5
7 277 (15.61%) Web Services
8 257 (14.48%) Spring
9 237 (13.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 209 (11.77%) .NET Framework
11 203 (11.44%) XML
12 196 (11.04%) Hibernate
13 151 (8.51%) CSS3
14 147 (8.28%) AngularJS
15 121 (6.82%) RESTful
16 118 (6.65%) WCF
16 118 (6.65%) Entity Framework
17 111 (6.25%) NHibernate
18 96 (5.41%) Ajax
19 80 (4.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.79%) Computer Science
2 123 (6.93%) User Experience
3 98 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 94 (5.30%) Open Source
6 41 (2.31%) Social Media
7 38 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 27 (1.52%) Physics
9 23 (1.30%) iPad
10 19 (1.07%) Derivative
11 17 (0.96%) Data Integration
12 16 (0.90%) BBC
13 14 (0.79%) GIS
13 14 (0.79%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.79%) iPhone
13 14 (0.79%) Xbox
14 9 (0.51%) Semantic Web
14 9 (0.51%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 213 (12.00%) Linux
2 114 (6.42%) UNIX
3 97 (5.46%) Android
4 96 (5.41%) Windows
5 95 (5.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.39%) Debian
6 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.17%) OpenWrt
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.17%) Solaris
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.056%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (27.94%) MVC
3 322 (18.14%) TDD
4 293 (16.51%) OO
5 222 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
6 193 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 164 (9.24%) Scrum
8 146 (8.23%) Web Development
8 146 (8.23%) Unit Testing
9 105 (5.92%) Mentoring
10 81 (4.56%) OOP
11 75 (4.23%) iOS Development
12 74 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 64 (3.61%) OOD
13 64 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (3.55%) Multithreading
15 62 (3.49%) CRM
16 61 (3.44%) Android Development
17 56 (3.15%) ETL
18 53 (2.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 795 (44.79%) JavaScript
2 737 (41.52%) C#
3 614 (34.59%) Java
4 479 (26.99%) SQL
5 177 (9.97%) PHP
6 118 (6.65%) T-SQL
7 105 (5.92%) Python
8 98 (5.52%) C++
9 92 (5.18%) PL/SQL
10 82 (4.62%) VB.NET
11 66 (3.72%) Ruby
12 49 (2.76%) VB
13 38 (2.14%) Objective-C
13 38 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 37 (2.08%) Perl
15 29 (1.63%) AspectJ
16 28 (1.58%) VBA
17 27 (1.52%) C
18 19 (1.07%) VB6
19 16 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 235 (13.24%) Degree
2 52 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.28%) HND
6 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.17%) PhD
7 3 (0.17%) MCP
8 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.056%) MOS
9 1 (0.056%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.056%) ISEB
9 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.056%) MCSE
9 1 (0.056%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.08%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) SLA
3 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.17%) Firmware
1 3 (0.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.056%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (1.18%) Puppet
2 19 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.11%) MOM
6 1 (0.056%) Nagios
6 1 (0.056%) SCCM
6 1 (0.056%) SCOM
6 1 (0.056%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.056%) OpenView
6 1 (0.056%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.056%) Ansible
Vendors
1 334 (18.82%) Oracle
2 257 (14.48%) Microsoft
3 46 (2.59%) Sybase
4 26 (1.46%) Business Objects
4 26 (1.46%) Apple
4 26 (1.46%) Google
5 23 (1.30%) Informatica
6 22 (1.24%) SAP
7 21 (1.18%) IBM
8 20 (1.13%) Facebook
9 19 (1.07%) Adobe
10 17 (0.96%) Yahoo!
11 16 (0.90%) Sony
11 16 (0.90%) Zend
12 14 (0.79%) Lotus
13 12 (0.68%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.68%) Talend
14 11 (0.62%) Tableau
15 7 (0.39%) Quark
16 5 (0.28%) Hyland
Livingston, West Lothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Strong Employee Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: "Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: £dependant on exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
BPXNET LIMITED
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Zenith Group
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,500 to £53,000 per annum Bonus + Award Winning Benefits Sche
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
e-Recruiter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago