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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 137 141 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 24 25 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.79% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.83% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 120
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £24,328 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,300 £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
2737 2997 3680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.65% 95.20% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1894 2419
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,446 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -10 14 £40,000 - 3
Edinburgh +14 9 £46,000 +51.16%
Aberdeen +3 1 £47,500 +39.70%
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 28 (63.64%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) .NET
3 22 (50.00%) Finance
4 19 (43.18%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
6 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
6 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
7 14 (31.82%) Android
8 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.27%) WCF
10 11 (25.00%) jQuery
10 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
12 8 (18.18%) Java
12 8 (18.18%) Oracle
13 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
13 7 (15.91%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
13 7 (15.91%) WPF
13 7 (15.91%) Silverlight
13 7 (15.91%) Xamarin
13 7 (15.91%) Android Development
14 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.64%) Windows
14 6 (13.64%) C++
15 5 (11.36%) Perl
15 5 (11.36%) MVC
15 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) CICS
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.27%) WCF
4 11 (25.00%) jQuery
5 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 7 (15.91%) Silverlight
6 7 (15.91%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) WPF
7 5 (11.36%) Spring
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) XML
9 3 (6.82%) Android SDK
9 3 (6.82%) cocos2d
9 3 (6.82%) JSON
10 2 (4.55%) CSS3
10 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.55%) HTML5
11 1 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile Games
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Android
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 2 (4.55%) MVS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Android Development
3 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) MVC
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) OOP
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Microservices
7 3 (6.82%) Mobile Development
7 3 (6.82%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile First
8 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
6 6 (13.64%) C++
7 5 (11.36%) Perl
8 3 (6.82%) COBOL
8 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.55%) C
9 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Xamarin
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
5 2 (4.55%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Perforce
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