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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 75 132 105
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 114 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.81% 1.06% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 1.12% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 86 21 49
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 48 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Glasgow +24 47 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Aberdeen +6 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Dundee +5 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 100 (60.24%) C#
2 89 (53.61%) .NET
3 75 (45.18%) ASP.NET
4 71 (42.77%) MVC
5 52 (31.33%) JavaScript
6 47 (28.31%) Finance
7 46 (27.71%) Java
8 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
9 42 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (24.70%) Software Engineering
11 38 (22.89%) Microsoft
12 34 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (19.28%) Degree
14 29 (17.47%) SQL
15 26 (15.66%) OO
15 26 (15.66%) TDD
16 25 (15.06%) HTML
17 23 (13.86%) Web Development
18 22 (13.25%) LINQ
18 22 (13.25%) Unit Testing
18 22 (13.25%) CSS
18 22 (13.25%) Web Services
19 21 (12.65%) Ajax
20 20 (12.05%) C++
21 19 (11.45%) Oracle
21 19 (11.45%) Workflow
22 18 (10.84%) Spring
22 18 (10.84%) Windows
22 18 (10.84%) SharePoint
23 17 (10.24%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.42%) IIS
3 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.41%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.41%) SAS
4 4 (2.41%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (1.81%) PowerExchange
6 2 (1.20%) Node.js
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.60%) CICS
7 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) Wireless
2 1 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (6.02%) DB2
4 7 (4.22%) MySQL
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.20%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.20%) OLAP
8 1 (0.60%) DataStage
8 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.63%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.02%) Subversion
3 10 (6.02%) Selenium
4 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.22%) Maven
5 7 (4.22%) NUnit
5 7 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.61%) Mockito
6 6 (3.61%) JUnit
7 4 (2.41%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.81%) Ant
9 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.20%) RSpec
9 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.60%) Moq
General
1 47 (28.31%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Games
3 10 (6.02%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (53.61%) .NET
2 75 (45.18%) ASP.NET
3 42 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (15.06%) HTML
5 22 (13.25%) LINQ
5 22 (13.25%) CSS
5 22 (13.25%) Web Services
6 21 (12.65%) Ajax
7 18 (10.84%) Spring
8 15 (9.04%) WCF
8 15 (9.04%) .NET Framework
8 15 (9.04%) Hibernate
8 15 (9.04%) XML
9 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (6.63%) DHTML
10 11 (6.63%) jQuery
10 11 (6.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (6.02%) Gherkin
11 10 (6.02%) J2EE
12 9 (5.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) N-Tier
2 13 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.42%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.22%) Open Source
4 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.01%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.20%) Derivative
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Physics
7 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.84%) Windows
2 10 (6.02%) Android
2 10 (6.02%) UNIX
2 10 (6.02%) Linux
3 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.41%) zOS
5 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 2 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) MVS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.77%) MVC
2 41 (24.70%) Software Engineering
3 34 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.66%) OO
4 26 (15.66%) TDD
5 23 (13.86%) Web Development
6 22 (13.25%) Unit Testing
7 19 (11.45%) Workflow
8 17 (10.24%) Scrum
9 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.43%) SEO
10 14 (8.43%) User Experience Design
11 13 (7.83%) SOA
12 11 (6.63%) Service Delivery
13 10 (6.02%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.02%) RAD
14 9 (5.42%) Change Management
14 9 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (5.42%) System Testing
15 8 (4.82%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (60.24%) C#
2 52 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.71%) Java
4 29 (17.47%) SQL
5 20 (12.05%) C++
6 11 (6.63%) VBScript
7 9 (5.42%) RPG
7 9 (5.42%) RPG IV
8 8 (4.82%) C
9 5 (3.01%) ActionScript
9 5 (3.01%) F#
9 5 (3.01%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (2.41%) Delphi
10 4 (2.41%) Python
11 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.20%) Ruby
12 2 (1.20%) SAS Macro
12 2 (1.20%) Smalltalk
12 2 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.20%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.60%) HNC
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) RACF
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.60%) XenApp
1 1 (0.60%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 38 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.45%) Oracle
3 11 (6.63%) JBoss
4 4 (2.41%) Compuware
4 4 (2.41%) BMC
4 4 (2.41%) CA
4 4 (2.41%) IBM
5 3 (1.81%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.81%) Informatica
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) Progress
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.20%) Sybase
7 1 (0.60%) Intergraph
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Pega
7 1 (0.60%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) AVEVA
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Pension/SAS Training
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