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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 123 77 133
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 40 111 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 2.75% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.89% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 82 21
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.72%
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
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -19 16 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Edinburgh -26 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Stirling - 4 £52,000 -
Aberdeen +21 2 £33,250 -33.50%
Dundee -2 2 £42,500 +30.76%
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (48.96%) SQL
2 36 (37.50%) .NET
3 29 (30.21%) MVC
4 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
5 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 23 (23.96%) Oracle
6 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
7 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (19.79%) C#
8 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (17.71%) Finance
10 16 (16.67%) NHibernate
11 15 (15.63%) jQuery
12 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.54%) T-SQL
13 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (13.54%) Ajax
14 12 (12.50%) Degree
14 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
15 10 (10.42%) Java
16 9 (9.38%) RDBMS
16 9 (9.38%) SAS
16 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
17 8 (8.33%) C++
17 8 (8.33%) CSS
17 8 (8.33%) Windows
17 8 (8.33%) TDD
18 7 (7.29%) Data Management
18 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (9.38%) SAS
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.08%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.08%) CICS
5 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.04%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) BPCS
2 2 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.29%) Base SAS
4 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.08%) MySQL
8 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.08%) SAP BI
8 2 (2.08%) QlikView
9 1 (1.04%) IDMS
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (5.21%) PeopleTools
3 3 (3.13%) NUnit
3 3 (3.13%) Moq
4 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.04%) Grunt
5 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.04%) Bower
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 15 (15.63%) jQuery
6 13 (13.54%) Ajax
7 8 (8.33%) CSS
8 7 (7.29%) HTML
8 7 (7.29%) WCF
8 7 (7.29%) WPF
8 7 (7.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.25%) WinForms
10 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
10 4 (4.17%) Spring.NET
10 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.13%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (3.13%) LINQ
11 3 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) AS400
3 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Open Source
5 2 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile Games
5 2 (2.08%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Physics
6 1 (1.04%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.04%) GIS
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) iSeries
6 1 (1.04%) Telematics
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) UNIX
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) OS/400
5 1 (1.04%) VME
5 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) MVC
2 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.33%) TDD
6 7 (7.29%) Data Management
6 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.29%) ETL
6 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.25%) CRM
8 5 (5.21%) Web Development
8 5 (5.21%) Coaching
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.17%) Android Development
9 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.17%) AOP
9 4 (4.17%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (4.17%) Scrum
10 3 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) SQL
2 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.79%) C#
4 13 (13.54%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.42%) Java
6 8 (8.33%) C++
7 7 (7.29%) VB
7 7 (7.29%) RPG IV
7 7 (7.29%) RPG
8 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.17%) VBA
8 4 (4.17%) Python
8 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) C
9 3 (3.13%) SAS Macro
9 3 (3.13%) F#
10 2 (2.08%) Delphi
10 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.04%) HND
3 1 (1.04%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.21%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.13%) Informatica
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.04%) Sun
6 1 (1.04%) Teradata
6 1 (1.04%) ICL
6 1 (1.04%) Planview
6 1 (1.04%) Infor
6 1 (1.04%) Pega
6 1 (1.04%) Talend
6 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago