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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 139 125 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 18 35 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.18% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.23% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 96
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
2690 2836 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.66% 95.55% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1787 2385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 May 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 May 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 -17 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Edinburgh +3 7 £50,000 +93.34% 1
Dundee - 3 - -
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (65.79%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) Android
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 11 (28.95%) C++
7 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
8 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.68%) OOP
8 9 (23.68%) OO
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.68%) Games
9 8 (21.05%) WCF
10 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.79%) Mobile Games
11 6 (15.79%) Web Services
11 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) cocos2d
11 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
12 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.16%) Xamarin
12 5 (13.16%) Android Development
12 5 (13.16%) Computer Science

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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Google Play
2 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
2 9 (23.68%) jQuery
3 8 (21.05%) WCF
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 6 (15.79%) cocos2d
5 6 (15.79%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) Silverlight
6 5 (13.16%) WPF
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.53%) Spring
8 3 (7.89%) Android SDK
8 3 (7.89%) DirectX
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 3 (7.89%) OpenGL
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile Games
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) OO
3 9 (23.68%) OOP
4 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
5 5 (13.16%) Android Development
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.16%) MVC
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Microservices
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) ETL
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.26%) Line Management
8 2 (5.26%) Master Data Management
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile First
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Xamarin
4 3 (7.89%) Apple
4 3 (7.89%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Tableau
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