The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 51 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 151 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.07% 1.38% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.45% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 139 31 39
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3515 3108 2950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.74% 95.31% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2049 2055
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Scotland region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Programmer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +51 90 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Edinburgh +10 43 £40,000 - 3
Aberdeen +17 6 £42,500 +26.86%
Dundee -7 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 143 (54.37%) C#
2 139 (52.85%) .NET
3 129 (49.05%) ASP.NET
4 111 (42.21%) MVC
5 88 (33.46%) JavaScript
6 87 (33.08%) SQL
7 80 (30.42%) Software Engineering
8 70 (26.62%) SQL Server
9 67 (25.48%) Microsoft
10 64 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (20.53%) HTML
13 52 (19.77%) CSS
14 51 (19.39%) Finance
15 49 (18.63%) Java
16 45 (17.11%) jQuery
17 42 (15.97%) Web Development
18 39 (14.83%) Document Management
19 38 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 37 (14.07%) User Experience Design
20 37 (14.07%) LINQ
20 37 (14.07%) SEO
21 36 (13.69%) OO
22 35 (13.31%) SharePoint
23 34 (12.93%) Visual Studio
23 34 (12.93%) Ajax
24 32 (12.17%) Unit Testing
25 31 (11.79%) TDD
26 29 (11.03%) Windows
26 29 (11.03%) MS Excel

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (13.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.18%) IIS
3 9 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.04%) SAS
5 7 (2.66%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.14%) CICS
7 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.38%) Node.js
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Agresso
2 1 (0.38%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.37%) DB2
3 11 (4.18%) MySQL
3 11 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.76%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.76%) OLAP
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) QlikView
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (12.93%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.66%) SpecFlow
4 6 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.28%) Maven
5 5 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.90%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.90%) RSpec
6 4 (1.52%) Ant
7 2 (0.76%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.76%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.76%) Selenium
8 1 (0.38%) NUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.38%) Moq
General
1 51 (19.39%) Finance
2 26 (9.89%) Law
3 23 (8.75%) Legal
4 14 (5.32%) Banking
5 8 (3.04%) Games
6 6 (2.28%) Retail
6 6 (2.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (52.85%) .NET
2 129 (49.05%) ASP.NET
3 56 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (20.53%) HTML
5 52 (19.77%) CSS
6 45 (17.11%) jQuery
7 38 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 37 (14.07%) LINQ
9 34 (12.93%) Ajax
10 20 (7.60%) WCF
11 17 (6.46%) Spring
11 17 (6.46%) .NET Framework
11 17 (6.46%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (6.08%) AngularJS
13 15 (5.70%) Web Services
14 11 (4.18%) NHibernate
14 11 (4.18%) XML
15 10 (3.80%) Sinatra
15 10 (3.80%) WPF
15 10 (3.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.32%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.18%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.66%) Open Source
4 5 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.52%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.38%) Physics
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.03%) Windows
2 28 (10.65%) Linux
3 13 (4.94%) UNIX
4 7 (2.66%) Android
5 6 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.90%) AIX
6 5 (1.90%) Solaris
6 5 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.52%) zOS
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (42.21%) MVC
2 80 (30.42%) Software Engineering
3 64 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (15.97%) Web Development
5 39 (14.83%) Document Management
6 37 (14.07%) User Experience Design
6 37 (14.07%) SEO
7 36 (13.69%) OO
8 32 (12.17%) Unit Testing
9 31 (11.79%) TDD
10 26 (9.89%) RAD
11 25 (9.51%) Workflow
12 23 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (7.98%) Change Management
13 21 (7.98%) Scrum
14 10 (3.80%) Project Management
14 10 (3.80%) Multithreading
14 10 (3.80%) System Testing
15 9 (3.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 143 (54.37%) C#
2 88 (33.46%) JavaScript
3 87 (33.08%) SQL
4 49 (18.63%) Java
5 28 (10.65%) VBScript
6 23 (8.75%) C++
7 21 (7.98%) RPG
7 21 (7.98%) RPG IV
8 17 (6.46%) Ruby
9 9 (3.42%) F#
10 7 (2.66%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.90%) Python
11 5 (1.90%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.14%) C
14 2 (0.76%) JCL
14 2 (0.76%) COBOL
14 2 (0.76%) PHP
14 2 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (10.65%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) SAS Certification
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 67 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.46%) Oracle
3 9 (3.42%) Twitter
4 4 (1.52%) Compuware
4 4 (1.52%) BMC
4 4 (1.52%) CA
4 4 (1.52%) IBM
5 2 (0.76%) Citrix
5 2 (0.76%) Progress
5 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.76%) JBoss
5 2 (0.76%) VMware
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos
6 1 (0.38%) Sybase
6 1 (0.38%) ESRI
6 1 (0.38%) Epicor
6 1 (0.38%) Pega
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