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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 103 100 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 53 60 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 1.85% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.93% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 46 41 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh +6 25 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Glasgow +11 19 £35,318 -5.81% 2
Dundee +11 3 £32,500 +28.71%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £21,000 -
Aberdeen +1 1 £25,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £21,000 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 62 (45.59%) .NET
2 56 (41.18%) SQL
3 50 (36.76%) Software Engineering
4 49 (36.03%) MVC
5 46 (33.82%) ASP.NET
6 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (30.88%) JavaScript
8 41 (30.15%) C#
9 36 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (25.00%) NHibernate
11 33 (24.26%) jQuery
12 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 23 (16.91%) Ajax
14 22 (16.18%) Oracle
14 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
15 21 (15.44%) Finance
16 20 (14.71%) Windows
17 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.03%) Java
18 15 (11.03%) TDD
18 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (10.29%) WCF
19 14 (10.29%) Visual Studio
20 13 (9.56%) AngularJS
21 12 (8.82%) Mainframe
21 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
21 12 (8.82%) Degree
21 12 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 11 (8.09%) Castle Windsor

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (8.09%) CICS
2 9 (6.62%) SAS
3 8 (5.88%) NServiceBus
4 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.68%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.74%) Node.js
6 1 (0.74%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.74%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.74%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) Movex
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.35%) DB2
4 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.15%) Base SAS
5 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.74%) SQLite
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.74%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.74%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.68%) PeopleTools
5 3 (2.21%) NUnit
5 3 (2.21%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.21%) Moq
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.74%) Grunt
6 1 (0.74%) Bower
6 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.74%) QUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (45.59%) .NET
2 46 (33.82%) ASP.NET
3 36 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (25.00%) NHibernate
5 33 (24.26%) jQuery
6 23 (16.91%) Ajax
7 14 (10.29%) WCF
8 13 (9.56%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 11 (8.09%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (8.09%) Middleware
11 10 (7.35%) WPF
12 9 (6.62%) Sass
12 9 (6.62%) HTML
12 9 (6.62%) CSS
12 9 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (4.41%) WinForms
14 4 (2.94%) Spring.NET
14 4 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.41%) User Experience
3 6 (4.41%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.68%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.68%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.21%) Physics
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.47%) Animation
8 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Telematics
8 1 (0.74%) Open Source
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) zOS
3 4 (2.94%) UNIX
3 4 (2.94%) Android
3 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.47%) Linux
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.74%) VME
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.76%) Software Engineering
2 49 (36.03%) MVC
3 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.03%) TDD
5 11 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (7.35%) Change Management
6 10 (7.35%) Scrum
7 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.15%) Data Management
9 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.15%) ETL
9 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.41%) Coaching
10 6 (4.41%) Line Management
10 6 (4.41%) Migration
10 6 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (3.68%) Multithreading
11 5 (3.68%) UX Design
11 5 (3.68%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.18%) SQL
2 42 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 41 (30.15%) C#
4 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.03%) Java
6 11 (8.09%) Assembly Language
7 10 (7.35%) C++
7 10 (7.35%) RPG
7 10 (7.35%) RPG IV
8 7 (5.15%) VB
8 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.41%) JCL
10 5 (3.68%) C
11 4 (2.94%) VBA
12 3 (2.21%) F#
12 3 (2.21%) SAS Macro
12 3 (2.21%) Delphi
13 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.74%) VB6
14 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.74%) HND
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.88%) Twitter
4 6 (4.41%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (4.41%) IBM
5 2 (1.47%) Cognos
5 2 (1.47%) Infor
6 1 (0.74%) ICL
6 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.74%) Teradata
6 1 (0.74%) Sun
6 1 (0.74%) Baan
6 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.74%) Epicor
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
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