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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 62 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 125 70 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.45% 2.26% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.39% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 116 44 48
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 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 19 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 +30 54 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh 0 42 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Aberdeen +18 8 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Dundee +5 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 19 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.

1 142 (55.04%) .NET
2 141 (54.65%) C#
3 135 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (48.84%) ASP.NET
5 109 (42.25%) MVC
6 101 (39.15%) SQL
7 91 (35.27%) JavaScript
8 88 (34.11%) Software Engineering
9 74 (28.68%) SQL Server
10 68 (26.36%) Microsoft
11 58 (22.48%) jQuery
12 57 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (20.16%) HTML
14 50 (19.38%) CSS
15 45 (17.44%) Finance
16 41 (15.89%) Visual Studio
16 41 (15.89%) Java
16 41 (15.89%) Ajax
17 38 (14.73%) SharePoint
18 37 (14.34%) Document Management
18 37 (14.34%) User Experience
19 36 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 36 (13.95%) Web Development
19 36 (13.95%) User Experience Design
19 36 (13.95%) SEO
20 35 (13.57%) Windows
20 35 (13.57%) LINQ
21 33 (12.79%) MS Excel
22 29 (11.24%) Unit Testing
23 28 (10.85%) OO

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (14.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.65%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.49%) IIS
4 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.33%) SAS
6 5 (1.94%) CICS
7 2 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) Node.js
8 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Agresso
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) Movex
2 1 (0.39%) Maximo
2 1 (0.39%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.39%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.39%) SSL
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.69%) DB2
3 20 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.88%) MySQL
5 8 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.39%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) QlikView
9 1 (0.39%) SQLite
9 1 (0.39%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 41 (15.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.94%) RSpec
4 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.94%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.55%) Maven
5 4 (1.55%) Ant
6 3 (1.16%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.78%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.39%) QUnit
General
1 45 (17.44%) Finance
2 28 (10.85%) Law
3 25 (9.69%) Legal
4 15 (5.81%) Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Retail
5 6 (2.33%) Advertising
6 4 (1.55%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (55.04%) .NET
2 126 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 58 (22.48%) jQuery
4 57 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (20.16%) HTML
6 50 (19.38%) CSS
7 41 (15.89%) Ajax
8 36 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 35 (13.57%) LINQ
10 23 (8.91%) NHibernate
11 20 (7.75%) WCF
11 20 (7.75%) AngularJS
12 19 (7.36%) .NET Framework
13 17 (6.59%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (5.04%) Castle Windsor
15 12 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (4.65%) Sass
16 11 (4.26%) WPF
17 10 (3.88%) Web Services
17 10 (3.88%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.34%) User Experience
2 12 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.71%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.94%) Open Source
5 3 (1.16%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.16%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.78%) Physics
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Animation
7 1 (0.39%) GIS
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.57%) Windows
2 27 (10.47%) Linux
3 13 (5.04%) UNIX
4 5 (1.94%) AIX
4 5 (1.94%) Solaris
4 5 (1.94%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.94%) zOS
5 4 (1.55%) Android
5 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.55%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.25%) MVC
3 88 (34.11%) Software Engineering
4 37 (14.34%) Document Management
5 36 (13.95%) SEO
5 36 (13.95%) Web Development
5 36 (13.95%) User Experience Design
6 29 (11.24%) Unit Testing
7 28 (10.85%) OO
8 27 (10.47%) TDD
8 27 (10.47%) Systems Analysis
9 26 (10.08%) RAD
10 24 (9.30%) Change Management
11 19 (7.36%) Workflow
11 19 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.98%) Coaching
13 16 (6.20%) Scrum
14 12 (4.65%) Project Management
15 10 (3.88%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 141 (54.65%) C#
2 101 (39.15%) SQL
3 91 (35.27%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.89%) Java
5 28 (10.85%) VBScript
6 24 (9.30%) RPG
6 24 (9.30%) RPG IV
7 20 (7.75%) C++
8 17 (6.59%) Ruby
9 14 (5.43%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.71%) F#
11 6 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.94%) Python
12 5 (1.94%) JCL
12 5 (1.94%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.55%) VB
13 4 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.16%) C
14 3 (1.16%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.53%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 68 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.75%) Oracle
3 13 (5.04%) Twitter
4 3 (1.16%) IBM
4 3 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.78%) Infor
5 2 (0.78%) Compuware
5 2 (0.78%) Citrix
5 2 (0.78%) BMC
5 2 (0.78%) CA
5 2 (0.78%) Epicor
6 1 (0.39%) Baan
6 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.39%) ESRI
6 1 (0.39%) VMware
6 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.39%) Pega
6 1 (0.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.39%) Cognos
6 1 (0.39%) Progress
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