The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 62 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 128 63 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.44% 2.05% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 2.16% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 122 40 49
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,950 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
3532 2912 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.61% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 1916 2058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +37 63 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Edinburgh 0 38 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Aberdeen +16 5 £40,000 +35.59%
Dundee -3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 150 (57.25%) C#
2 148 (56.49%) .NET
3 134 (51.15%) ASP.NET
4 117 (44.66%) MVC
5 97 (37.02%) SQL
6 92 (35.11%) JavaScript
7 87 (33.21%) Software Engineering
8 78 (29.77%) SQL Server
9 70 (26.72%) Microsoft
10 60 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (20.23%) jQuery
13 52 (19.85%) HTML
14 50 (19.08%) CSS
15 48 (18.32%) Finance
16 41 (15.65%) SEO
16 41 (15.65%) Java
16 41 (15.65%) User Experience Design
17 40 (15.27%) Ajax
17 40 (15.27%) Visual Studio
18 39 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 38 (14.50%) SharePoint
19 38 (14.50%) LINQ
20 37 (14.12%) Web Development
20 37 (14.12%) Document Management
21 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
21 34 (12.98%) Windows
22 31 (11.83%) Unit Testing
23 30 (11.45%) OO
24 29 (11.07%) VBScript

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 38 (14.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.82%) IIS
2 10 (3.82%) NServiceBus
3 7 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.29%) SAS
5 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.76%) CICS
8 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Agresso
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) Movex
2 1 (0.38%) Maximo
2 1 (0.38%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.38%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.38%) SSL
1 1 (0.38%) Intranet
1 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.54%) DB2
3 17 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.82%) MySQL
5 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (15.27%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.82%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.91%) Jasmine
4 5 (1.91%) RSpec
4 5 (1.91%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.53%) Ant
5 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.53%) Maven
6 3 (1.15%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.76%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.38%) NUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.38%) QUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Moq
General
1 48 (18.32%) Finance
2 28 (10.69%) Law
3 25 (9.54%) Legal
4 13 (4.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.29%) Retail
5 6 (2.29%) Advertising
6 5 (1.91%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (56.49%) .NET
2 134 (51.15%) ASP.NET
3 58 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (20.23%) jQuery
5 52 (19.85%) HTML
6 50 (19.08%) CSS
7 40 (15.27%) Ajax
8 39 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 38 (14.50%) LINQ
10 21 (8.02%) WCF
11 20 (7.63%) AngularJS
12 18 (6.87%) NHibernate
13 17 (6.49%) .NET Framework
13 17 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (4.96%) WPF
15 11 (4.20%) Web Services
15 11 (4.20%) Castle Windsor
16 10 (3.82%) Sinatra
16 10 (3.82%) Sass
16 10 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.82%) N-Tier
1 10 (3.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.91%) Open Source
3 4 (1.53%) Mobile Games
4 2 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.38%) GIS
5 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.98%) Windows
2 27 (10.31%) Linux
3 13 (4.96%) UNIX
4 6 (2.29%) Android
4 6 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.91%) AIX
5 5 (1.91%) Solaris
6 4 (1.53%) zOS
6 4 (1.53%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (44.66%) MVC
2 87 (33.21%) Software Engineering
3 60 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (15.65%) SEO
4 41 (15.65%) User Experience Design
5 37 (14.12%) Web Development
5 37 (14.12%) Document Management
6 31 (11.83%) Unit Testing
7 30 (11.45%) OO
8 27 (10.31%) RAD
8 27 (10.31%) TDD
9 25 (9.54%) Systems Analysis
10 24 (9.16%) Change Management
11 23 (8.78%) Workflow
12 19 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.25%) Coaching
13 15 (5.73%) Scrum
14 12 (4.58%) Project Management
15 11 (4.20%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 150 (57.25%) C#
2 97 (37.02%) SQL
3 92 (35.11%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.65%) Java
5 29 (11.07%) VBScript
6 24 (9.16%) RPG
6 24 (9.16%) RPG IV
7 20 (7.63%) C++
8 17 (6.49%) Ruby
9 12 (4.58%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.44%) F#
11 5 (1.91%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (1.91%) Python
12 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.76%) COBOL
13 2 (0.76%) C
13 2 (0.76%) JCL
13 2 (0.76%) VB
14 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.91%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 70 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.87%) Oracle
3 11 (4.20%) Twitter
4 5 (1.91%) IBM
5 4 (1.53%) Compuware
5 4 (1.53%) BMC
5 4 (1.53%) CA
6 3 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.76%) Citrix
7 2 (0.76%) Infor
7 2 (0.76%) Epicor
8 1 (0.38%) Baan
8 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.38%) ESRI
8 1 (0.38%) VMware
8 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.38%) Pega
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) Progress
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