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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 794 1290 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.89% 33.67% 34.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.79% 35.51% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 510 886 691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 380 £40,000 -2.43% 55
Edinburgh 0 282 £40,000 - 65
Stirling -1 37 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Dundee +1 23 £42,500 +13.33% 13
West Lothian +1 23 £36,250 -3.33%
Aberdeen +1 19 £40,000 -4.76% 6
Fife -3 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Renfrewshire +2 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Midlothian -1 3 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Scottish Borders +2 2 £37,500 -13.29% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,500 -
Lanarkshire +3 1 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Perth and Kinross +2 1 - - 1
East Lothian 0 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Aberdeenshire -5 1 - - 2
East Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £39,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 722 (43.73%) JavaScript
2 698 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 669 (40.52%) .NET
4 653 (39.55%) C#
5 636 (38.52%) HTML
6 593 (35.92%) Java
7 546 (33.07%) SQL Server
8 543 (32.89%) CSS
9 461 (27.92%) MVC
10 453 (27.44%) SQL
11 435 (26.35%) ASP.NET
12 348 (21.08%) jQuery
13 332 (20.11%) Finance
14 303 (18.35%) Oracle
15 300 (18.17%) TDD
16 259 (15.69%) Spring
17 254 (15.38%) Web Services
18 253 (15.32%) Microsoft
19 251 (15.20%) HTML5
20 246 (14.90%) OO
21 238 (14.42%) Relational Database
22 221 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
23 214 (12.96%) Degree
24 213 (12.90%) Hibernate
25 201 (12.17%) Linux
26 196 (11.87%) XML
27 193 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
28 189 (11.45%) .NET Framework
29 180 (10.90%) Software Engineering
30 172 (10.42%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 112 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 83 (5.03%) JBoss
3 82 (4.97%) Node.js
4 70 (4.24%) Apache
5 68 (4.12%) Tomcat
6 67 (4.06%) CMS
7 42 (2.54%) Drupal
8 40 (2.42%) IIS
9 39 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.33%) Umbraco
11 20 (1.21%) WordPress
12 19 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.91%) IBM Notes
14 12 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.61%) SAS
15 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.55%) Mule
17 7 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 146 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.21%) InfoPath
3 12 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.48%) MS Office
5 6 (0.36%) InDesign
6 5 (0.30%) GIMP
7 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
8 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (1.21%) Magento
2 17 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.36%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.36%) assyst
5 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) Endur
8 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.061%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.061%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
2 38 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.21%) SaaS
5 15 (0.91%) GitHub
6 11 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (0.42%) Office 365
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.061%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.24%) Internet
2 9 (0.55%) HTTP
3 8 (0.48%) Intranet
4 7 (0.42%) Network Security
5 5 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.18%) Firewall
6 3 (0.18%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.061%) RFID
8 1 (0.061%) LDAP
8 1 (0.061%) FTP
8 1 (0.061%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.061%) SMS
8 1 (0.061%) NFC
8 1 (0.061%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (33.07%) SQL Server
2 238 (14.42%) Relational Database
3 120 (7.27%) MySQL
4 102 (6.18%) RDBMS
5 95 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 77 (4.66%) NoSQL
8 76 (4.60%) Oracle Database
9 72 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 62 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
10 62 (3.76%) MongoDB
11 51 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (2.24%) Big Data
13 32 (1.94%) Hadoop
14 30 (1.82%) MS Access
15 29 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 153 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 114 (6.90%) Maven
3 95 (5.75%) Visual Studio
4 72 (4.36%) Subversion
5 66 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 58 (3.51%) JUnit
7 41 (2.48%) Selenium
8 39 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 36 (2.18%) Ant
10 32 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.27%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.09%) Jasmine
14 17 (1.03%) Mockito
15 16 (0.97%) GitLab
16 15 (0.91%) Mercurial
17 13 (0.79%) Xcode
18 12 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
19 11 (0.67%) TestNG
19 11 (0.67%) MSBuild
General
1 332 (20.11%) Finance
2 153 (9.27%) Banking
3 65 (3.94%) Games
4 57 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.79%) Marketing
6 35 (2.12%) Retail
7 32 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.09%) Advertising
9 17 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.97%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.85%) Legal
11 14 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.73%) Front Office
13 11 (0.67%) Publishing
14 6 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.12%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.061%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.061%) Local Government
16 1 (0.061%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.061%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (40.52%) .NET
2 636 (38.52%) HTML
3 543 (32.89%) CSS
4 435 (26.35%) ASP.NET
5 348 (21.08%) jQuery
6 259 (15.69%) Spring
7 254 (15.38%) Web Services
8 251 (15.20%) HTML5
9 221 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 213 (12.90%) Hibernate
11 196 (11.87%) XML
12 189 (11.45%) .NET Framework
13 146 (8.84%) AngularJS
14 131 (7.93%) CSS3
15 128 (7.75%) RESTful
16 111 (6.72%) Entity Framework
17 101 (6.12%) NHibernate
17 101 (6.12%) WCF
18 95 (5.75%) J2EE
19 78 (4.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 104 (6.30%) User Experience
3 98 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.51%) Open Source
5 87 (5.27%) Mobile App
6 34 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 32 (1.94%) Social Media
7 32 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 23 (1.39%) Physics
9 14 (0.85%) BBC
10 13 (0.79%) iPad
10 13 (0.79%) Xbox
11 12 (0.73%) Derivative
12 11 (0.67%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.67%) iPhone
13 9 (0.55%) Semantic Web
14 8 (0.48%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.48%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 201 (12.17%) Linux
2 118 (7.15%) UNIX
3 82 (4.97%) Android
4 75 (4.54%) Apple iOS
5 73 (4.42%) Windows
6 10 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.61%) Debian
7 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.12%) OpenWrt
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.12%) Solaris
8 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.061%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (27.92%) MVC
3 300 (18.17%) TDD
4 246 (14.90%) OO
5 193 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
6 180 (10.90%) Software Engineering
7 148 (8.96%) Unit Testing
8 131 (7.93%) Scrum
9 123 (7.45%) Web Development
10 99 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 69 (4.18%) OOP
11 69 (4.18%) E-Commerce
11 69 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (3.88%) iOS Development
13 59 (3.57%) Content Management
14 58 (3.51%) Multithreading
15 57 (3.45%) Android Development
16 56 (3.39%) ETL
17 55 (3.33%) CRM
18 50 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 722 (43.73%) JavaScript
2 653 (39.55%) C#
3 593 (35.92%) Java
4 453 (27.44%) SQL
5 172 (10.42%) PHP
6 105 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 99 (6.00%) Python
8 91 (5.51%) C++
9 88 (5.33%) PL/SQL
10 71 (4.30%) Ruby
11 69 (4.18%) VB.NET
12 43 (2.60%) VB
13 40 (2.42%) Perl
14 39 (2.36%) C
15 32 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 32 (1.94%) AspectJ
16 27 (1.64%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.45%) VBA
18 20 (1.21%) VB6
19 18 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 214 (12.96%) Degree
2 53 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.30%) HND
7 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.18%) MCP
8 2 (0.12%) PhD
8 2 (0.12%) MCSE
8 2 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.061%) MOS
9 1 (0.061%) ISEB
9 1 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.061%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.36%) QA
2 5 (0.30%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.061%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.24%) Docker
2 3 (0.18%) Firmware
3 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.061%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (1.21%) Puppet
2 17 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.18%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.18%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.12%) MOM
6 1 (0.061%) Nagios
6 1 (0.061%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.061%) Ansible
Vendors
1 303 (18.35%) Oracle
2 253 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 45 (2.73%) Sybase
4 23 (1.39%) Google
5 22 (1.33%) Informatica
6 21 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 20 (1.21%) Apple
8 18 (1.09%) Facebook
9 17 (1.03%) SAP
10 16 (0.97%) Adobe
11 15 (0.91%) Zend
11 15 (0.91%) Yahoo!
11 15 (0.91%) Lotus
12 14 (0.85%) Sony
13 12 (0.73%) Talend
14 11 (0.67%) TIBCO
14 11 (0.67%) IBM
15 9 (0.55%) Telerik
16 8 (0.48%) Cognos
16 8 (0.48%) Quark
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