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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 121 146 56
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 31 24 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.73% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.77% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 136
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £43,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programmer
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
2671 3128 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.91% 95.48% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2007 2298
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 24 August 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Programmer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -1 13 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +17 11 £43,000 +16.21% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 - - 1
Aberdeen +4 1 £47,500 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 20 (40.00%) Finance
5 19 (38.00%) .NET
6 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (30.00%) Oracle
7 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (24.00%) Android
10 11 (22.00%) jQuery
11 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 10 (20.00%) Degree
11 10 (20.00%) WCF
11 10 (20.00%) MVC
11 10 (20.00%) Java
12 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.00%) C
13 8 (16.00%) MySQL
13 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
14 7 (14.00%) Fortran
14 7 (14.00%) Project Management
14 7 (14.00%) Perl
14 7 (14.00%) Windows
14 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.00%) QA
14 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
15 6 (12.00%) TDD
15 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration

Programmer 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 2 (4.00%) CICS
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) MySQL
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.00%) QlikView
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mart
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) NUnit
2 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.00%) WCF
5 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.00%) Silverlight
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
6 6 (12.00%) WPF
6 6 (12.00%) XML
7 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Spring
9 3 (6.00%) Android SDK
9 3 (6.00%) cocos2d
9 3 (6.00%) JSON
10 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.00%) J2EE
10 1 (2.00%) Java EE
10 1 (2.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Android
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
2 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Android Development
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) SDLC
5 6 (12.00%) TDD
6 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) ETL
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Microservices
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) C#
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) C
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) Fortran
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 5 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (10.00%) VB
8 3 (6.00%) COBOL
8 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.00%) Erlang
10 1 (2.00%) Lua
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Xamarin
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Apple
4 3 (6.00%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) Cognos
5 2 (4.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.00%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (2.00%) Perforce
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