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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 128 63 129
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 31 129 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 3.38% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 3.56% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 106 20
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,944 £22,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 -42 13 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Aberdeen +25 5 £33,250 -30.00%
Edinburgh -37 4 £23,306 -45.16% 3
Stirling - 4 £52,000 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 31 (40.26%) .NET
3 22 (28.57%) MVC
4 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.97%) C#
5 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.78%) Oracle
6 16 (20.78%) SDLC
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
8 14 (18.18%) Degree
9 12 (15.58%) Finance
10 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (12.99%) NHibernate
11 10 (12.99%) jQuery
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
11 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
12 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
13 8 (10.39%) AS400
13 8 (10.39%) CSS
13 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
13 8 (10.39%) VB
13 8 (10.39%) RPG
13 8 (10.39%) Ajax
14 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 7 (9.09%) RPG IV
14 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
14 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.90%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) BPCS
2 1 (1.30%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.90%) Base SAS
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.60%) SAP BI
7 2 (2.60%) MySQL
7 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.60%) QlikView
8 1 (1.30%) IDMS
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.30%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.30%) Grunt
3 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.30%) Bower
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleTools
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (12.99%) NHibernate
4 10 (12.99%) jQuery
5 8 (10.39%) CSS
5 8 (10.39%) Ajax
6 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (9.09%) HTML
7 6 (7.79%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.19%) WCF
9 3 (3.90%) WPF
9 3 (3.90%) Spring.NET
10 2 (2.60%) WinForms
10 2 (2.60%) Web Services
10 2 (2.60%) XSLT
10 2 (2.60%) CSS3
10 2 (2.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) AS400
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Physics
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) iSeries
5 1 (1.30%) Telematics
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) VME
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) MVC
2 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.78%) SDLC
5 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Web Development
7 5 (6.49%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Android Development
9 3 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (3.90%) Software Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.90%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 20 (25.97%) C#
3 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.39%) VB
4 8 (10.39%) RPG
5 7 (9.09%) RPG IV
5 7 (9.09%) Java
5 7 (9.09%) C++
6 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.49%) VBA
8 3 (3.90%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Fortran
9 1 (1.30%) COBOL
9 1 (1.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Informatica
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Planview
5 1 (1.30%) Infor
5 1 (1.30%) Pega
5 1 (1.30%) Talend
5 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.30%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) ICL
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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