The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 730 875 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.31% 26.44% 29.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.71% 27.76% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 466 560 708
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2377 3152 3507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.42% 95.23% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 2028 2235
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 424 £40,000 - 59
Edinburgh +2 226 £43,000 +7.50% 48
West Lothian -1 15 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Stirling +6 8 £47,500 +69.64% 1
Dundee +9 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Aberdeen -1 7 £40,000 +7.38% 1
Fife 0 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Renfrewshire -2 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South Lanarkshire -2 5 £31,250 +25.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Angus - 2 £35,000 -
Lanarkshire +3 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £47,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 783 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (44.04%) JavaScript
3 644 (40.40%) HTML
4 578 (36.26%) Java
5 569 (35.70%) CSS
6 566 (35.51%) C#
7 549 (34.44%) .NET
8 470 (29.49%) SQL Server
9 466 (29.23%) Finance
10 427 (26.79%) SQL
11 375 (23.53%) MVC
12 344 (21.58%) AngularJS
13 319 (20.01%) HTML5
14 307 (19.26%) ASP.NET
15 301 (18.88%) TDD
16 295 (18.51%) Degree
17 284 (17.82%) OO
18 271 (17.00%) Web Development
19 260 (16.31%) jQuery
20 257 (16.12%) Git (software)
21 253 (15.87%) Oracle
22 244 (15.31%) Scrum
23 217 (13.61%) Microsoft
24 199 (12.48%) CSS3
25 198 (12.42%) SDLC
26 191 (11.98%) Spring
27 182 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
28 175 (10.98%) Relational Database
29 168 (10.54%) Banking
30 164 (10.29%) Analytical Skills

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (5.02%) CMS
2 46 (2.89%) Tomcat
3 43 (2.70%) JBoss
4 39 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 38 (2.38%) Umbraco
6 26 (1.63%) IIS
7 21 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (1.19%) Apache
10 18 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.07%) Alfresco
11 17 (1.07%) Drupal
12 16 (1.00%) WordPress
13 10 (0.63%) Immediacy CMS
13 10 (0.63%) Kentico
13 10 (0.63%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 112 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.63%) MS Office
4 7 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.063%) GIMP
7 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.063%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.82%) Magento
2 13 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.75%) HiPortfolio
4 11 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.31%) HFM
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.25%) nopCommerce
9 3 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 104 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.38%) SaaS
4 27 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 27 (1.69%) IaaS
5 25 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (1.51%) PaaS
7 21 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (0.63%) Office 365
9 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.31%) GitHub
11 4 (0.25%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) iTunes
14 1 (0.063%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.63%) HTTP
1 10 (0.63%) Internet
2 5 (0.31%) LDAP
3 3 (0.19%) Intranet
3 3 (0.19%) MQTT
3 3 (0.19%) SSL
3 3 (0.19%) Wireless
4 2 (0.13%) CTI
5 1 (0.063%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 175 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 99 (6.21%) RDBMS
4 86 (5.40%) MySQL
5 73 (4.58%) Big Data
5 73 (4.58%) NoSQL
6 65 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 58 (3.64%) Hadoop
9 55 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (3.20%) Oracle Database
11 49 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 30 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
15 29 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (1.32%) DB2
18 19 (1.19%) QlikView
19 17 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 257 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 123 (7.72%) Subversion
3 92 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 72 (4.52%) Maven
5 64 (4.02%) Grunt
5 64 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 59 (3.70%) gulp
7 57 (3.58%) Eclipse
8 53 (3.32%) JUnit
9 50 (3.14%) JIRA
10 48 (3.01%) Bower
11 47 (2.95%) Selenium
11 47 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.57%) Xcode
13 23 (1.44%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 22 (1.38%) Ant
15 19 (1.19%) Artifactory
16 16 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (0.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 466 (29.23%) Finance
2 168 (10.54%) Banking
3 65 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 60 (3.76%) Marketing
5 41 (2.57%) Retail
6 36 (2.26%) Games
7 27 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.13%) Front Office
8 18 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.56%) Automotive
10 9 (0.56%) Legal
11 7 (0.44%) Advertising
11 7 (0.44%) Back Office
12 6 (0.38%) Electronics
13 5 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.25%) Billing
14 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (40.40%) HTML
2 569 (35.70%) CSS
3 549 (34.44%) .NET
4 344 (21.58%) AngularJS
5 319 (20.01%) HTML5
6 307 (19.26%) ASP.NET
7 260 (16.31%) jQuery
8 199 (12.48%) CSS3
9 191 (11.98%) Spring
10 155 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 150 (9.41%) Web Services
12 145 (9.10%) XML
13 135 (8.47%) .NET Framework
14 121 (7.59%) Hibernate
15 117 (7.34%) REST
16 116 (7.28%) Sass
17 111 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 108 (6.78%) JSON
19 97 (6.09%) RESTful
20 85 (5.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 164 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (9.28%) Computer Science
3 137 (8.59%) User Experience
4 70 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 50 (3.14%) Virtual Team
7 45 (2.82%) Derivative
8 44 (2.76%) Visualisation
9 41 (2.57%) Market Risk
10 35 (2.20%) Data Integration
11 31 (1.94%) Fixed Income
12 29 (1.82%) OTC Derivatives
13 22 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.32%) Equities
14 21 (1.32%) Grid Computing
14 21 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.19%) Mathematics
16 17 (1.07%) Credit Risk
17 16 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 138 (8.66%) Linux
2 117 (7.34%) Unix
3 115 (7.21%) Apple iOS
4 91 (5.71%) Android
5 70 (4.39%) Windows
6 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.38%) CentOS
8 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.19%) AIX
10 3 (0.19%) Solaris
10 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.063%) Debian
12 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (23.53%) MVC
3 301 (18.88%) TDD
4 284 (17.82%) OO
5 271 (17.00%) Web Development
6 244 (15.31%) Scrum
7 198 (12.42%) SDLC
8 182 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
9 159 (9.97%) Software Engineering
10 155 (9.72%) BDD
11 154 (9.66%) Unit Testing
12 134 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (8.41%) Front End Development
13 72 (4.52%) Analytics
14 71 (4.45%) iOS Development
14 71 (4.45%) SOA
15 68 (4.27%) Mentoring
16 67 (4.20%) E-Commerce
16 67 (4.20%) ETL
17 66 (4.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 702 (44.04%) JavaScript
2 578 (36.26%) Java
3 566 (35.51%) C#
4 427 (26.79%) SQL
5 157 (9.85%) PHP
6 152 (9.54%) Python
7 103 (6.46%) PL/SQL
8 77 (4.83%) C++
9 76 (4.77%) T-SQL
10 56 (3.51%) Ruby
11 53 (3.32%) Objective-C
11 53 (3.32%) Perl
12 38 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 35 (2.20%) Apple Swift
13 35 (2.20%) Scala
14 24 (1.51%) VBA
15 23 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.44%) VB
16 18 (1.13%) Korn
17 13 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 295 (18.51%) Degree
2 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.25%) MCSE
5 2 (0.13%) HND
5 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.69%) QA
2 15 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.69%) SLA
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.13%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.13%) ISO15022
5 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.13%) MiFID
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.063%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (1.82%) Docker
2 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.063%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.063%) Varnish
5 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (1.32%) Kubernetes
1 21 (1.32%) Mesos
2 20 (1.25%) Rundeck
3 12 (0.75%) Oozie
4 7 (0.44%) Ansible
5 6 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) MOM
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 253 (15.87%) Oracle
2 217 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 58 (3.64%) Sybase
4 40 (2.51%) Zend
5 34 (2.13%) Adobe
6 32 (2.01%) Xamarin
7 30 (1.88%) Tableau
8 28 (1.76%) IBM
9 24 (1.51%) Cognos
9 24 (1.51%) Sitecore
10 21 (1.32%) Informatica
11 20 (1.25%) SAP
12 14 (0.88%) Apple
13 12 (0.75%) Ab Initio
13 12 (0.75%) Talend
14 10 (0.63%) Ektron
15 9 (0.56%) Vertica
16 8 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
16 8 (0.50%) TIBCO
16 8 (0.50%) Twitter
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