The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 87 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 86 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.58% 2.74% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.87% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 191
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
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
2728 2997 3852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 95.54% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1688 1894 2520
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 £59,850
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Edinburgh +5 45 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Glasgow -16 24 £36,250 -3.97% 4
West Lothian -1 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Aberdeen +8 2 £40,500 -
Dundee 0 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Fife - 2 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 136 (85.00%) C#
2 131 (81.88%) .NET
3 73 (45.63%) SQL Server
4 64 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 60 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (36.25%) HTML
7 58 (36.25%) SQL
8 48 (30.00%) Degree
9 47 (29.38%) Java
9 47 (29.38%) Microsoft
10 41 (25.63%) CSS
10 41 (25.63%) SDLC
11 40 (25.00%) MVC
12 39 (24.38%) Finance
13 36 (22.50%) VB.NET
14 33 (20.63%) XML
14 33 (20.63%) Scrum
15 31 (19.38%) TDD
15 31 (19.38%) OO
16 28 (17.50%) Oracle
17 25 (15.63%) REST
17 25 (15.63%) Software Engineering
17 25 (15.63%) Unit Testing
18 24 (15.00%) Computer Science
18 24 (15.00%) Web Services
19 23 (14.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio

Software Developer 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 20 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.88%) Node.js
3 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.25%) Apache
4 2 (1.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.38%) GitHub
3 6 (3.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (45.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (8.75%) Relational Database
6 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.75%) MySQL
9 5 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.88%) Big Data
10 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.75%) Subversion
3 11 (6.88%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.00%) Maven
5 6 (3.75%) NUnit
5 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.13%) JIRA
6 5 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (2.50%) JUnit
8 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.25%) Gradle
9 2 (1.25%) Mockito
9 2 (1.25%) TestNG
9 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.63%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.63%) MSTest
10 1 (0.63%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 39 (24.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.13%) Legal
6 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.50%) Marketing
7 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.25%) Back Office
8 2 (1.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (81.88%) .NET
2 60 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 58 (36.25%) HTML
4 41 (25.63%) CSS
5 33 (20.63%) XML
6 25 (15.63%) REST
7 24 (15.00%) Web Services
8 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (12.50%) JSON
10 15 (9.38%) HTML5
11 14 (8.75%) .NET Framework
12 13 (8.13%) J2EE
13 11 (6.88%) jQuery
13 11 (6.88%) WinForms
14 10 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 10 (6.25%) Apache Camel
14 10 (6.25%) Spring
15 9 (5.63%) Entity Framework
16 8 (5.00%) LINQ
16 8 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.88%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.75%) Windows
2 10 (6.25%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.38%) Android
5 4 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.63%) SDLC
3 40 (25.00%) MVC
4 33 (20.63%) Scrum
5 31 (19.38%) OO
5 31 (19.38%) TDD
6 25 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 25 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.88%) OOD
8 10 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.00%) Open Source
10 7 (4.38%) Load Testing
10 7 (4.38%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.75%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.75%) OOP
11 6 (3.75%) Web Development
12 5 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (3.13%) CRM
12 5 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 136 (85.00%) C#
2 64 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 58 (36.25%) SQL
4 47 (29.38%) Java
5 36 (22.50%) VB.NET
6 19 (11.88%) T-SQL
7 15 (9.38%) Python
8 12 (7.50%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.88%) PHP
10 9 (5.63%) Ruby
11 8 (5.00%) C++
12 6 (3.75%) VBA
13 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.50%) SPARQL
13 4 (2.50%) VB
14 3 (1.88%) Delphi
14 3 (1.88%) Scala
15 1 (0.63%) VB6
15 1 (0.63%) X++
15 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (29.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.50%) Oracle
3 10 (6.25%) Cegedim Rx
3 10 (6.25%) DevExpress
3 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.88%) Charles River
5 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
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