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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 119 146 68
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 27 24 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 0.73% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.77% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 109
Median salary £40,711 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.77% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,950 £44,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2415 3126 3496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.49% 95.33% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 2009 2226
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +4 9 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Edinburgh +17 8 £41,421 +6.20% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 - -
West Lothian +3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 20 (39.22%) C#
3 20 (39.22%) Finance
4 18 (35.29%) Oracle
5 16 (31.37%) .NET
6 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.49%) MVC
7 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.49%) jQuery
7 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
8 12 (23.53%) Degree
8 12 (23.53%) C
9 11 (21.57%) Java
9 11 (21.57%) MySQL
9 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.61%) QA
10 10 (19.61%) Project Management
10 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
10 10 (19.61%) Fortran
11 9 (17.65%) PHP
11 9 (17.65%) Android
11 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
12 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
12 8 (15.69%) WCF
12 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
12 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
12 8 (15.69%) Perl
12 8 (15.69%) VB

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 (3.92%) CICS
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) QlikView
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.92%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.96%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) NUnit
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.49%) jQuery
4 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (15.69%) WCF
4 8 (15.69%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.80%) Silverlight
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) WPF
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) Android SDK
7 3 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.96%) J2EE
8 1 (1.96%) Java EE
8 1 (1.96%) SOAP
8 1 (1.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.96%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) MVS
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.49%) MVC
1 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
3 10 (19.61%) Project Management
4 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) SDLC
6 6 (11.76%) TDD
7 5 (9.80%) Android Development
7 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
9 3 (5.88%) BDD
9 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) C
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 10 (19.61%) Fortran
6 9 (17.65%) PHP
7 8 (15.69%) Perl
7 8 (15.69%) VB
8 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 6 (11.76%) Python
10 4 (7.84%) C++
11 3 (5.88%) COBOL
11 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.96%) Erlang
12 1 (1.96%) Lua
12 1 (1.96%) R
12 1 (1.96%) Ruby
12 1 (1.96%) Smalltalk
12 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Xamarin
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Sybase
4 4 (7.84%) Tableau
5 3 (5.88%) Apple
5 3 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.92%) Cognos
6 2 (3.92%) Perforce
7 1 (1.96%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (1.96%) Google
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