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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 97 92 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 62 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.49% 2.07% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.17% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 187
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £49,500
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
2725 2861 3682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.58% 95.49% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1802 2415
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 £60,000
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 27 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 27 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 +24 41 £45,000 +7.14% 10
Glasgow -9 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Dundee +5 4 £35,750 -15.88% 1
West Lothian 0 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Aberdeen +10 2 £40,500 +20.89%
Fife - 2 £35,000 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 146 (88.48%) C#
2 141 (85.45%) .NET
3 81 (49.09%) SQL Server
4 68 (41.21%) JavaScript
5 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (36.97%) HTML
7 60 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 55 (33.33%) SQL
9 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
10 50 (30.30%) Degree
11 47 (28.48%) Finance
12 46 (27.88%) Java
13 43 (26.06%) MVC
14 42 (25.45%) SDLC
15 41 (24.85%) CSS
16 37 (22.42%) OO
17 35 (21.21%) VB.NET
17 35 (21.21%) Scrum
18 34 (20.61%) Oracle
19 33 (20.00%) XML
20 31 (18.79%) TDD
21 26 (15.76%) Software Engineering
22 25 (15.15%) Unit Testing
22 25 (15.15%) REST
22 25 (15.15%) Web Services
23 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
23 24 (14.55%) .NET Framework
24 23 (13.94%) Computer Science
24 23 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 23 (13.94%) 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 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.06%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (4.24%) Node.js
4 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.24%) GitHub
2 7 (4.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.64%) MySQL
8 5 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.82%) Big Data
10 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.61%) GIS
11 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (13.94%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.88%) Subversion
3 9 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.24%) Maven
5 5 (3.03%) JIRA
5 5 (3.03%) NUnit
5 5 (3.03%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.82%) JUnit
7 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.61%) MorphX
8 1 (0.61%) MSTest
8 1 (0.61%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (28.48%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Banking
3 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.64%) Marketing
4 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.03%) Legal
5 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.21%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (85.45%) .NET
2 61 (36.97%) HTML
3 60 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 41 (24.85%) CSS
5 33 (20.00%) XML
6 25 (15.15%) REST
6 25 (15.15%) Web Services
7 24 (14.55%) .NET Framework
7 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.12%) HTML5
8 20 (12.12%) JSON
9 17 (10.30%) jQuery
10 16 (9.70%) AngularJS
11 13 (7.88%) J2EE
12 12 (7.27%) Entity Framework
13 10 (6.06%) Apache Camel
13 10 (6.06%) React
13 10 (6.06%) WinForms
14 9 (5.45%) SOAP
14 9 (5.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.82%) Biotechnology
4 3 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
3 9 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.24%) Android
5 5 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.06%) MVC
3 42 (25.45%) SDLC
4 37 (22.42%) OO
5 35 (21.21%) Scrum
6 31 (18.79%) TDD
7 26 (15.76%) Software Engineering
8 25 (15.15%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.48%) OOD
10 10 (6.06%) Defect Management
11 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.24%) CRM
12 7 (4.24%) Load Testing
13 6 (3.64%) Asset Management
13 6 (3.64%) OOP
14 5 (3.03%) BDD
14 5 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.03%) Kanban
14 5 (3.03%) Web Application Development
14 5 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (88.48%) C#
2 68 (41.21%) JavaScript
3 55 (33.33%) SQL
4 46 (27.88%) Java
5 35 (21.21%) VB.NET
6 18 (10.91%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.88%) Python
8 12 (7.27%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.45%) C++
9 9 (5.45%) PHP
10 7 (4.24%) Ruby
11 6 (3.64%) Scala
11 6 (3.64%) VBA
12 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.42%) SPARQL
12 4 (2.42%) VB
13 3 (1.82%) Delphi
14 2 (1.21%) Perl
15 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.61%) Oracle
3 10 (6.06%) Cegedim Rx
3 10 (6.06%) DevExpress
3 10 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.82%) Charles River
5 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.61%) SAP
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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