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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1065 942 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.42% 31.01% 28.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.90% 32.80% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 704 651 637
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
3447 2872 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 94.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 1884 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
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 18 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 18 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 0 554 £38,500 -3.75% 95
Edinburgh 0 357 £40,000 +11.11% 58
Aberdeen 0 30 £40,000 +3.89% 19
Stirling -6 25 £53,750 +43.33% 1
Dundee +7 24 £34,500 +25.45% 2
West Lothian +2 14 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Fife -2 10 £35,000 +40.00% 1
North Lanarkshire +3 3 £30,000 -14.28% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £32,500 -
Highlands +10 2 £41,250 +17.85% 2
South Lanarkshire -2 1 - - 4
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 932 (39.42%) .NET
2 919 (38.87%) C#
3 916 (38.75%) Java
4 872 (36.89%) HTML
5 871 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 814 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
7 755 (31.94%) SQL
7 755 (31.94%) CSS
8 666 (28.17%) SQL Server
9 571 (24.15%) ASP.NET
10 541 (22.88%) jQuery
11 498 (21.07%) MVC
12 444 (18.78%) Finance
13 422 (17.85%) OO
14 375 (15.86%) Oracle
15 356 (15.06%) Degree
16 337 (14.26%) XML
17 316 (13.37%) Microsoft
18 313 (13.24%) Spring
19 287 (12.14%) HTML5
20 282 (11.93%) Relational Database
20 282 (11.93%) Linux
21 280 (11.84%) Software Engineering
22 237 (10.03%) Hibernate
23 234 (9.90%) TDD
24 226 (9.56%) Banking
25 224 (9.48%) Computer Science
26 222 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
27 214 (9.05%) C++
28 212 (8.97%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 179 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 106 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 89 (3.76%) CMS
4 73 (3.09%) Apache
5 67 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 59 (2.50%) Node.js
7 57 (2.41%) Drupal
8 47 (1.99%) Umbraco
9 40 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (1.61%) IIS
11 36 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.44%) Alfresco
12 34 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.80%) SAS
14 18 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.63%) Mule
15 15 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.59%) Joomla!
17 13 (0.55%) WordPress
18 11 (0.47%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 150 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.78%) InfoPath
3 26 (1.10%) MS Office
3 26 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.21%) MS Project
5 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
6 7 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.21%) Magento
9 4 (0.17%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.17%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.085%) Endur
12 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.042%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.47%) SaaS
4 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.17%) Trello
6 3 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
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 36 (1.52%) Intranet
3 27 (1.14%) HTTP
4 8 (0.34%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.17%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.17%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.13%) VoIP
7 3 (0.13%) LDAP
8 2 (0.085%) PBX
8 2 (0.085%) ATM
8 2 (0.085%) Broadband
8 2 (0.085%) GPRS
8 2 (0.085%) DNS
8 2 (0.085%) Extranet
9 1 (0.042%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.042%) X.25
9 1 (0.042%) Firewall
9 1 (0.042%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 282 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 157 (6.64%) RDBMS
4 135 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 132 (5.58%) Oracle Database
6 127 (5.37%) MySQL
7 117 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 84 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 67 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 60 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 59 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 43 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 42 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (1.52%) Pentaho
17 33 (1.40%) Big Data
18 24 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 157 (6.64%) Visual Studio
2 133 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 106 (4.48%) Subversion
4 95 (4.02%) JUnit
5 77 (3.26%) Maven
6 56 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 55 (2.33%) Selenium
8 49 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 27 (1.14%) Xcode
11 25 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 20 (0.85%) EasyMock
13 20 (0.85%) Ant
14 18 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
15 17 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
16 16 (0.68%) JIRA
17 14 (0.59%) ClearCase
18 13 (0.55%) Jasmine
19 12 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 444 (18.78%) Finance
2 226 (9.56%) Banking
3 134 (5.67%) Investment Banking
4 91 (3.85%) Games
5 65 (2.75%) Retail
6 62 (2.62%) Front Office
7 57 (2.41%) Law
8 52 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 50 (2.12%) Back Office
10 47 (1.99%) Legal
11 41 (1.73%) Marketing
12 38 (1.61%) Advertising
13 18 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.59%) Telecoms
16 11 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.34%) Electronics
18 7 (0.30%) Private Banking
19 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 5 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 932 (39.42%) .NET
2 872 (36.89%) HTML
3 755 (31.94%) CSS
4 571 (24.15%) ASP.NET
5 541 (22.88%) jQuery
6 337 (14.26%) XML
7 313 (13.24%) Spring
8 287 (12.14%) HTML5
9 237 (10.03%) Hibernate
10 222 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 212 (8.97%) Web Services
12 205 (8.67%) .NET Framework
13 179 (7.57%) Ajax
14 172 (7.28%) CSS3
15 146 (6.18%) J2EE
16 133 (5.63%) JSON
17 118 (4.99%) REST
18 112 (4.74%) WCF
19 105 (4.44%) WPF
20 94 (3.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 224 (9.48%) Computer Science
2 169 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (4.99%) Mathematics
4 114 (4.82%) Open Source
5 107 (4.53%) User Experience
6 92 (3.89%) Physics
7 87 (3.68%) Mobile App
8 67 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 62 (2.62%) Grid Computing
9 62 (2.62%) Derivative
10 61 (2.58%) Market Risk
11 45 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (1.35%) N-Tier
13 29 (1.23%) Social Media
14 25 (1.06%) Mobile Games
15 23 (0.97%) Data Integration
16 21 (0.89%) Equities
17 20 (0.85%) iPhone
17 20 (0.85%) Cryptography
18 17 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 282 (11.93%) Linux
2 169 (7.15%) UNIX
3 130 (5.50%) Android
4 129 (5.46%) Windows
5 118 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.80%) AIX
8 16 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.55%) CentOS
10 12 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.42%) Debian
11 10 (0.42%) Solaris
12 7 (0.30%) Fedora
12 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.25%) OpenVMS
14 3 (0.13%) zOS
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.085%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (21.07%) MVC
3 422 (17.85%) OO
4 280 (11.84%) Software Engineering
5 234 (9.90%) TDD
6 208 (8.80%) Web Development
7 200 (8.46%) Scrum
8 178 (7.53%) OOP
9 164 (6.94%) Unit Testing
10 140 (5.92%) Mentoring
11 129 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
12 113 (4.78%) Multithreading
13 108 (4.57%) SOA
14 105 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
15 99 (4.19%) OOD
16 97 (4.10%) Data Modelling
17 83 (3.51%) ETL
18 76 (3.21%) iOS Development
19 75 (3.17%) E-Commerce
20 74 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 919 (38.87%) C#
2 916 (38.75%) Java
3 871 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 755 (31.94%) SQL
5 214 (9.05%) C++
6 177 (7.49%) PHP
7 164 (6.94%) Python
8 160 (6.77%) PL/SQL
9 149 (6.30%) T-SQL
10 132 (5.58%) Ruby
11 100 (4.23%) VB.NET
12 67 (2.83%) Perl
13 52 (2.20%) VB
14 42 (1.78%) VBScript
15 40 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 39 (1.65%) Objective-C
17 38 (1.61%) Scala
18 32 (1.35%) VBA
19 31 (1.31%) VB6
20 30 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 356 (15.06%) Degree
2 23 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 22 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (0.85%) PhD
5 9 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.13%) HND
6 3 (0.13%) GIAC
7 2 (0.085%) MCTS
7 2 (0.085%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.085%) MCAD
7 2 (0.085%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.085%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.085%) OCP
8 1 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.042%) ISEB
8 1 (0.042%) OCA
8 1 (0.042%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.28%) QA
2 17 (0.72%) SLA
3 15 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.17%) Snort
2 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.042%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.042%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.30%) Puppet
3 5 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.085%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.085%) MOM
6 1 (0.042%) Control-M
Vendors
1 375 (15.86%) Oracle
2 316 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 94 (3.98%) JBoss
4 89 (3.76%) Sybase
5 43 (1.82%) Google
6 42 (1.78%) Adobe
7 35 (1.48%) Twitter
8 30 (1.27%) SAP
9 25 (1.06%) Facebook
10 21 (0.89%) Business Objects
11 19 (0.80%) Apple
12 18 (0.76%) Talend
12 18 (0.76%) IBM
13 17 (0.72%) Informatica
14 16 (0.68%) Zend
15 15 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 14 (0.59%) Red Hat
17 12 (0.51%) Yahoo!
18 11 (0.47%) Cognos
19 10 (0.42%) Sony
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The City of Edinburgh Council
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary based on skills
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £37,250 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday