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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 858 1254 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.91% 33.73% 33.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.78% 35.46% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 533 847 762
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 414 £40,000 - 70
Edinburgh -2 310 £40,000 - 72
Stirling +1 31 £32,500 -25.28% 2
Dundee 0 31 £42,500 +17.24% 7
West Lothian +1 23 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Aberdeen 0 16 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Renfrewshire -1 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
West Dunbartonshire -2 5 - -
Midlothian - 5 - - 1
Fife -8 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 -
South Ayrshire - 3 £34,000 -
East Ayrshire - 2 £23,750 -
Perth and Kinross +2 1 - -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £37,500 -19.35%
East Lothian -1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Inverclyde - 1 £39,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 774 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (42.69%) JavaScript
3 686 (39.04%) HTML
4 662 (37.68%) .NET
5 644 (36.65%) Java
6 631 (35.91%) C#
7 573 (32.61%) CSS
8 546 (31.08%) SQL Server
9 504 (28.69%) SQL
10 471 (26.81%) MVC
11 424 (24.13%) ASP.NET
12 381 (21.68%) Finance
13 337 (19.18%) jQuery
14 336 (19.12%) TDD
15 307 (17.47%) Spring
16 300 (17.07%) Oracle
17 276 (15.71%) Relational Database
18 271 (15.42%) Web Services
18 271 (15.42%) OO
18 271 (15.42%) Microsoft
19 264 (15.03%) HTML5
20 253 (14.40%) Hibernate
21 249 (14.17%) Linux
22 244 (13.89%) Degree
23 232 (13.20%) XML
24 220 (12.52%) ASP.NET MVC
25 209 (11.90%) SDLC
26 207 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
27 193 (10.98%) PHP
28 185 (10.53%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 127 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 111 (6.32%) Apache
3 96 (5.46%) Tomcat
4 95 (5.41%) JBoss
5 87 (4.95%) Node.js
6 72 (4.10%) CMS
7 43 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 38 (2.16%) IIS
9 29 (1.65%) Drupal
10 24 (1.37%) Umbraco
10 24 (1.37%) WordPress
11 20 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.85%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.85%) Mule
13 13 (0.74%) Apache Pig
13 13 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.68%) SAS
15 10 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 150 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.25%) InfoPath
3 8 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.34%) InDesign
5 4 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) MS Office
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) GIMP
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 35 (1.99%) Magento
2 17 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.34%) assyst
5 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) Endur
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.057%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
2 46 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.02%) SaaS
5 13 (0.74%) GitHub
6 12 (0.68%) Office 365
7 9 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.28%) Internet
2 13 (0.74%) Network Security
3 9 (0.51%) Firewall
3 9 (0.51%) HTTP
4 7 (0.40%) Intranet
5 5 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.11%) SMS
6 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.057%) RFID
7 1 (0.057%) LDAP
7 1 (0.057%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.057%) Wireless
7 1 (0.057%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 276 (15.71%) Relational Database
3 148 (8.42%) MySQL
4 110 (6.26%) RDBMS
5 109 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 89 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 83 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
8 81 (4.61%) Oracle Database
9 78 (4.44%) NoSQL
10 65 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 59 (3.36%) MongoDB
12 55 (3.13%) Big Data
12 55 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (2.05%) Hadoop
14 32 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.37%) MS Access
17 23 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
19 18 (1.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 168 (9.56%) Git (software)
2 130 (7.40%) Maven
3 80 (4.55%) Subversion
4 79 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 70 (3.98%) JUnit
6 68 (3.87%) Eclipse
7 49 (2.79%) Ant
8 46 (2.62%) Jenkins
9 42 (2.39%) Selenium
10 28 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.20%) Mockito
13 20 (1.14%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.08%) GitLab
15 15 (0.85%) JIRA
16 14 (0.80%) Jasmine
17 13 (0.74%) TestNG
18 12 (0.68%) ClearCase
18 12 (0.68%) Grunt
18 12 (0.68%) Flash Builder
General
1 381 (21.68%) Finance
2 174 (9.90%) Banking
3 75 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 72 (4.10%) Games
5 47 (2.68%) Marketing
6 37 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.31%) Retail
8 17 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 17 (0.97%) Legal
9 16 (0.91%) Multimedia
10 15 (0.85%) Advertising
11 14 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.57%) Publishing
13 8 (0.46%) Front Office
14 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.11%) Back Office
16 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.057%) Russian Language
17 1 (0.057%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (39.04%) HTML
2 662 (37.68%) .NET
3 573 (32.61%) CSS
4 424 (24.13%) ASP.NET
5 337 (19.18%) jQuery
6 307 (17.47%) Spring
7 271 (15.42%) Web Services
8 264 (15.03%) HTML5
9 253 (14.40%) Hibernate
10 232 (13.20%) XML
11 220 (12.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 182 (10.36%) .NET Framework
13 170 (9.68%) AngularJS
14 152 (8.65%) RESTful
15 141 (8.03%) CSS3
16 119 (6.77%) J2EE
17 113 (6.43%) Entity Framework
18 92 (5.24%) NHibernate
19 90 (5.12%) WCF
20 86 (4.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.59%) Computer Science
2 119 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (5.63%) User Experience
4 86 (4.89%) Mobile App
5 31 (1.76%) Mathematics
6 30 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.59%) Data Integration
8 27 (1.54%) Social Media
9 22 (1.25%) Physics
10 16 (0.91%) iPad
11 13 (0.74%) Derivative
11 13 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 13 (0.74%) BBC
12 11 (0.63%) iPhone
13 9 (0.51%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.46%) W3C
14 8 (0.46%) GIS
14 8 (0.46%) Xbox
15 7 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 249 (14.17%) Linux
2 146 (8.31%) UNIX
3 78 (4.44%) Windows
3 78 (4.44%) Android
4 74 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.02%) Debian
6 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.11%) Solaris
9 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.11%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.057%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (26.81%) MVC
3 336 (19.12%) TDD
4 271 (15.42%) OO
5 209 (11.90%) SDLC
6 207 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
7 185 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 169 (9.62%) Scrum
9 168 (9.56%) Unit Testing
10 141 (8.03%) Web Development
11 113 (6.43%) Open Source
12 95 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 91 (5.18%) Mentoring
14 83 (4.72%) E-Commerce
15 75 (4.27%) OOP
16 73 (4.15%) ETL
17 72 (4.10%) Content Management
18 66 (3.76%) CRM
19 61 (3.47%) Multithreading
20 59 (3.36%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 750 (42.69%) JavaScript
2 644 (36.65%) Java
3 631 (35.91%) C#
4 504 (28.69%) SQL
5 193 (10.98%) PHP
6 123 (7.00%) T-SQL
7 116 (6.60%) Python
8 98 (5.58%) PL/SQL
9 83 (4.72%) C++
10 82 (4.67%) Ruby
11 58 (3.30%) Perl
12 54 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 42 (2.39%) C
14 40 (2.28%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.11%) VB
16 34 (1.94%) AspectJ
17 26 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.25%) VBA
19 21 (1.20%) Objective-C
20 20 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 244 (13.89%) Degree
2 58 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.28%) HND
6 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.17%) MCP
8 2 (0.11%) HNC
8 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) MCSE
8 2 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.057%) ISEB
9 1 (0.057%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.057%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.47%) QA
2 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.17%) Section 508
3 3 (0.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.17%) WAI
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.057%) HL7
5 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.057%) MiFID
5 1 (0.057%) WCAG
5 1 (0.057%) EMIR
5 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.057%) AIFMD
System Software
1 4 (0.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.17%) Firmware
2 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.057%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (1.02%) Puppet
2 14 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.17%) MOM
5 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.057%) Nagios
Vendors
1 300 (17.07%) Oracle
2 271 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 66 (3.76%) Sybase
4 25 (1.42%) Informatica
5 21 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 20 (1.14%) Cognos
6 20 (1.14%) Adobe
7 19 (1.08%) Zend
8 18 (1.02%) Google
9 17 (0.97%) Facebook
10 16 (0.91%) Apple
11 15 (0.85%) Lotus
12 13 (0.74%) Sony
12 13 (0.74%) Yahoo!
13 12 (0.68%) Talend
14 11 (0.63%) TIBCO
15 10 (0.57%) SAP
15 10 (0.57%) Alterian
16 9 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
17 8 (0.46%) Quark
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Head Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Uplift, Pension, Insurance + more
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Experis Ltd
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
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Salary: £17500 - £24000 per annum
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