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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 140 105
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 23 18 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.61% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.64% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 47
Median salary £40,000 £35,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.49% -10.31%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
2166 2827 2899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.97% 95.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1858 1920
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +25 17 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Glasgow +22 4 - -
Dundee +9 1 £30,000 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) Finance
4 18 (39.13%) MVC
4 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) C#
5 17 (36.96%) .NET
6 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 15 (32.61%) TDD
7 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
8 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 14 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
9 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle
10 11 (23.91%) C
10 11 (23.91%) Degree
10 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
11 10 (21.74%) QA
11 10 (21.74%) Fortran
12 9 (19.57%) OO
12 9 (19.57%) PHP
12 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
12 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
13 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
13 8 (17.39%) jQuery
13 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting

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 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) CICS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) QlikView
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) NUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.22%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
3 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
4 8 (17.39%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (10.87%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (6.52%) SOAP
7 3 (6.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (6.52%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.35%) CryEngine
8 2 (4.35%) Flash
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) Middleware
9 1 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Animation
4 2 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) VSAM
5 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) zOS
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) MVC
3 16 (34.78%) Scrum
4 15 (32.61%) TDD
5 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
7 9 (19.57%) OO
8 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
8 8 (17.39%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Game Development
9 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.35%) BDD
10 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.17%) Data Management
11 1 (2.17%) Memory Management
11 1 (2.17%) OOP
11 1 (2.17%) RAD
11 1 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) C
3 10 (21.74%) Fortran
4 9 (19.57%) PHP
5 8 (17.39%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) SQL
5 8 (17.39%) VB
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) COBOL
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) JCL
8 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) Lua
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Smalltalk
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Sony
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago