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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 133 54 117
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 29 148 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 4.02% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 4.24% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 137 33
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £27,350 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -47 17 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Edinburgh -30 8 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Aberdeen +12 3 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 27 (41.54%) C#
3 26 (40.00%) .NET
4 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.08%) MVC
5 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.54%) SDLC
7 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
8 11 (16.92%) Oracle
8 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
8 11 (16.92%) Android
9 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 10 (15.38%) Degree
9 10 (15.38%) C++
10 9 (13.85%) HTML
10 9 (13.85%) CSS
10 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
10 9 (13.85%) Finance
10 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
11 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
11 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (12.31%) AS400
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) RPG
12 7 (10.77%) BPCS
12 7 (10.77%) Windows
12 7 (10.77%) Mathematics

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Node.js
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) BPCS
2 2 (3.08%) Magento
3 1 (1.54%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.08%) SAP BI
6 2 (3.08%) QlikView
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.54%) SQLite
7 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) QUnit
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) AccuRev
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.85%) CSS
4 9 (13.85%) HTML
5 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.77%) WCF
6 7 (10.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
7 6 (9.23%) WPF
8 5 (7.69%) jQuery
9 4 (6.15%) Web Services
9 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
10 3 (4.62%) WinForms
10 3 (4.62%) Spring.NET
10 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.08%) HTML5
11 2 (3.08%) Ajax
11 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) AS400
2 7 (10.77%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.77%) Physics
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.54%) iSeries
5 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Android
2 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.77%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) UNIX
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (23.08%) MVC
2 14 (21.54%) SDLC
3 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Mobile Development
6 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.23%) OO
7 5 (7.69%) TDD
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Android Development
8 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) OOP
9 3 (4.62%) ITIL
9 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.62%) CRM
9 3 (4.62%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 27 (41.54%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) C++
5 8 (12.31%) RPG
6 6 (9.23%) RPG IV
6 6 (9.23%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) VB
7 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.15%) VBA
8 4 (6.15%) Python
9 3 (4.62%) PHP
10 2 (3.08%) C
10 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.08%) VB6
11 1 (1.54%) Ruby
11 1 (1.54%) F#
11 1 (1.54%) R
11 1 (1.54%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.08%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Informatica
3 3 (4.62%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) Infor
5 1 (1.54%) Pega
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Planview
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Pension/SAS Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
One Thumb Mobile
Salary: £28,000 + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
One Thumb Mobile
Salary: £21,000 + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago