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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 60 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 61 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.39% 2.11% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.21% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 96
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
2154 2759 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.43% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1813 1875
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +15 31 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Glasgow +28 28 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 4 - -
Dundee +5 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Stirling +12 1 £50,000 +20.48%
West Lothian +8 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Scottish Borders -1 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 88 (62.41%) C#
2 86 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (56.74%) .NET
4 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
5 57 (40.43%) SQL
6 51 (36.17%) Java
7 48 (34.04%) HTML
8 47 (33.33%) MVC
9 40 (28.37%) SQL Server
9 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
10 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET
11 37 (26.24%) Software Engineering
12 35 (24.82%) CSS
13 33 (23.40%) TDD
14 26 (18.44%) Finance
15 24 (17.02%) SDLC
16 20 (14.18%) Web Development
16 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (13.48%) Degree
17 19 (13.48%) WCF
17 19 (13.48%) jQuery
17 19 (13.48%) PL/SQL
18 18 (12.77%) Python
18 18 (12.77%) Scrum
18 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
19 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (12.06%) XML
19 17 (12.06%) C++
20 15 (10.64%) NoSQL

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 13 (9.22%) JBoss
2 6 (4.26%) CMS
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) Drupal
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.71%) MODX
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Internet
1 2 (1.42%) Multicast
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.80%) Big Data
4 9 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.55%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.84%) MySQL
7 4 (2.84%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) ArangoDB
10 1 (0.71%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Subversion
2 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.55%) Maven
5 4 (2.84%) Grunt
5 4 (2.84%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.13%) JIRA
6 3 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.71%) Ant
7 1 (0.71%) gulp
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (18.44%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Local Government
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
6 3 (2.13%) Games
6 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (56.74%) .NET
2 48 (34.04%) HTML
3 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET
4 35 (24.82%) CSS
5 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (13.48%) jQuery
6 19 (13.48%) WCF
7 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 17 (12.06%) XML
9 14 (9.93%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.93%) Spring
10 12 (8.51%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.80%) HTML5
11 11 (7.80%) XSLT
12 9 (6.38%) Web Services
13 8 (5.67%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (5.67%) Ajax
13 8 (5.67%) Drools
13 8 (5.67%) jBPM
13 8 (5.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.67%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.84%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.84%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.13%) User Experience
8 2 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.71%) FMCG
9 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.71%) Physics
9 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.80%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Windows
3 6 (4.26%) Android
4 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Unix
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.33%) MVC
3 37 (26.24%) Software Engineering
4 33 (23.40%) TDD
5 24 (17.02%) SDLC
6 20 (14.18%) Web Development
7 18 (12.77%) Scrum
8 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.51%) DevOps
10 10 (7.09%) Analytics
10 10 (7.09%) Data Analytics
10 10 (7.09%) Open Source
11 9 (6.38%) BDD
11 9 (6.38%) SOA
12 8 (5.67%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.67%) Microservices
12 8 (5.67%) OO
13 7 (4.96%) Coaching
14 6 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.26%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.41%) C#
2 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 57 (40.43%) SQL
4 51 (36.17%) Java
5 19 (13.48%) PL/SQL
6 18 (12.77%) Python
7 17 (12.06%) C++
8 9 (6.38%) Clojure
8 9 (6.38%) Scala
9 7 (4.96%) Ruby
9 7 (4.96%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.55%) Perl
10 5 (3.55%) VB
11 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.84%) Delphi
11 4 (2.84%) PHP
12 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.42%) XAML
13 1 (0.71%) C
13 1 (0.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
1 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.84%) Talend
4 3 (2.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) Informatica
5 1 (0.71%) Lotus
5 1 (0.71%) Progress
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) VMware
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