The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 32 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 228 129 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.59% 4.08% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 4.32% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 199 82 88
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3877 2985 3380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.05% 94.34% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 1740 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Scotland region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 100 £42,000 +20.00% 4
Glasgow +17 90 £38,250 +17.69% 4
Aberdeen +2 16 £40,000 +12.67% 2
West Lothian +27 12 £37,500 +15.38%
Dundee +11 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Renfrewshire +1 2 £34,500 -
Fife -3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Software Developer
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Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 218 (59.56%) .NET
2 211 (57.65%) C#
3 135 (36.89%) SQL Server
3 135 (36.89%) ASP.NET
4 134 (36.61%) JavaScript
5 117 (31.97%) Java
5 117 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (30.60%) SQL
7 110 (30.05%) HTML
8 99 (27.05%) CSS
9 96 (26.23%) Software Engineering
10 84 (22.95%) MVC
11 80 (21.86%) OO
12 77 (21.04%) C++
13 70 (19.13%) jQuery
14 68 (18.58%) Microsoft
15 61 (16.67%) Degree
16 54 (14.75%) Scrum
17 53 (14.48%) Visual Studio
18 50 (13.66%) MS Excel
19 43 (11.75%) Linux
19 43 (11.75%) T-SQL
20 41 (11.20%) Finance
21 40 (10.93%) Computer Science
22 36 (9.84%) OOP
23 34 (9.29%) WCF
24 32 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
25 31 (8.47%) Python
26 29 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
26 29 (7.92%) NoSQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.37%) IIS
3 5 (1.37%) Drupal
4 3 (0.82%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) CMS
4 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.82%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Node.js
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) Jetty
6 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 50 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.55%) Internet
2 5 (1.37%) HTTP
2 5 (1.37%) Broadband
2 5 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (1.37%) Wireless
3 4 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (0.55%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) ATM
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (7.92%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (5.46%) MySQL
5 19 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.55%) Big Data
7 11 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.37%) OLAP
11 5 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.09%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 53 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.64%) Subversion
4 5 (1.37%) Selenium
4 5 (1.37%) NUnit
4 5 (1.37%) JUnit
5 4 (1.09%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.09%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.55%) Maven
7 2 (0.55%) Xcode
7 2 (0.55%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.55%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Trac
General
1 41 (11.20%) Finance
2 22 (6.01%) Games
3 10 (2.73%) Electronics
4 7 (1.91%) Advertising
4 7 (1.91%) Banking
5 5 (1.37%) Retail
5 5 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (59.56%) .NET
2 135 (36.89%) ASP.NET
3 110 (30.05%) HTML
4 99 (27.05%) CSS
5 70 (19.13%) jQuery
6 34 (9.29%) WCF
7 32 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 24 (6.56%) WinForms
9 24 (6.56%) .NET Framework
10 22 (6.01%) Web Services
11 21 (5.74%) XML
11 21 (5.74%) HTML5
12 18 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (3.83%) WPF
14 11 (3.01%) NHibernate
15 10 (2.73%) JSON
15 10 (2.73%) XSLT
16 9 (2.46%) Lucene
16 9 (2.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.93%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.19%) Mathematics
2 19 (5.19%) Physics
3 14 (3.83%) NHS
3 14 (3.83%) DTV
4 9 (2.46%) Smartphone
4 9 (2.46%) Open Source
4 9 (2.46%) SystemC
5 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.19%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.91%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.91%) Online Games
7 5 (1.37%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.37%) IPTV
7 5 (1.37%) Interactive TV
8 4 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.09%) Health Informatics
8 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.75%) Linux
2 27 (7.38%) Windows
3 16 (4.37%) Android
4 7 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.64%) UNIX
5 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.82%) VMS
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.55%) AIX
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.23%) Software Engineering
3 84 (22.95%) MVC
4 80 (21.86%) OO
5 54 (14.75%) Scrum
6 36 (9.84%) OOP
7 25 (6.83%) TDD
8 24 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 20 (5.46%) OOD
10 14 (3.83%) Workflow
10 14 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (3.28%) SOA
12 11 (3.01%) Software Architecture
13 10 (2.73%) Unit Testing
14 9 (2.46%) Use Case
14 9 (2.46%) Analytics
15 8 (2.19%) User Experience Design
15 8 (2.19%) Game Development
15 8 (2.19%) CRM
15 8 (2.19%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 211 (57.65%) C#
2 134 (36.61%) JavaScript
3 117 (31.97%) Java
4 112 (30.60%) SQL
5 77 (21.04%) C++
6 43 (11.75%) T-SQL
7 31 (8.47%) Python
8 24 (6.56%) PHP
9 23 (6.28%) VB.NET
10 21 (5.74%) Scala
11 20 (5.46%) Ruby
12 16 (4.37%) VB
13 11 (3.01%) VB6
14 9 (2.46%) C
15 6 (1.64%) Delphi
15 6 (1.64%) Perl
16 5 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.37%) VBScript
17 4 (1.09%) Jython
18 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 61 (16.67%) Degree
2 15 (4.10%) PhD
3 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.09%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Xen
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.27%) KVM
Vendors
1 68 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.56%) Oracle
3 10 (2.73%) JBoss
4 6 (1.64%) Sybase
4 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.09%) Omniture
5 4 (1.09%) Google
5 4 (1.09%) Tableau
6 3 (0.82%) Talend
7 2 (0.55%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis IT
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Codify
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Stirling
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent employee benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago