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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 61 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 79 93 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.44% 3.17% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.31% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 88
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 £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
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
2208 2808 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.08% 95.74% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1821 1909
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +1 32 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Glasgow +22 26 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Lothian +2 6 £36,250 -5.84%
Renfrewshire - 5 £45,000 -
Dundee +10 3 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Perth and Kinross - 3 - -
Scottish Borders 0 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Stirling +11 1 £50,000 +20.48%
Fife +2 1 £25,000 -12.28%
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 93 (64.14%) C#
2 87 (60.00%) .NET
3 85 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 56 (38.62%) SQL
6 55 (37.93%) MVC
7 50 (34.48%) Java
8 48 (33.10%) SQL Server
9 46 (31.72%) ASP.NET
9 46 (31.72%) HTML
10 43 (29.66%) Microsoft
11 41 (28.28%) Software Engineering
12 36 (24.83%) CSS
13 32 (22.07%) Finance
14 30 (20.69%) TDD
15 27 (18.62%) SDLC
16 25 (17.24%) WCF
17 23 (15.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (15.17%) jQuery
19 21 (14.48%) XML
20 20 (13.79%) .NET Framework
21 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (13.10%) AngularJS
22 18 (12.41%) Web Development
23 17 (11.72%) Degree
23 17 (11.72%) PL/SQL
23 17 (11.72%) Scrum
24 16 (11.03%) Python
25 15 (10.34%) C++

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 12 (8.28%) JBoss
2 6 (4.14%) CMS
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.69%) MODX
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.45%) SaaS
4 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.38%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) Multicast
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (33.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (6.21%) Big Data
5 8 (5.52%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.83%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.76%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.07%) MySQL
10 3 (2.07%) Pentaho
10 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.69%) ArangoDB
12 1 (0.69%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Subversion
2 11 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.52%) Maven
5 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.45%) JIRA
7 4 (2.76%) Grunt
7 4 (2.76%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.07%) JUnit
8 3 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.38%) Moq
9 2 (1.38%) NSubstitute
9 2 (1.38%) NUnit
10 1 (0.69%) Ant
10 1 (0.69%) gulp
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (22.07%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.14%) Local Government
4 5 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
5 3 (2.07%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (60.00%) .NET
2 46 (31.72%) ASP.NET
2 46 (31.72%) HTML
3 36 (24.83%) CSS
4 25 (17.24%) WCF
5 23 (15.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (15.17%) jQuery
7 21 (14.48%) XML
8 20 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 19 (13.10%) AngularJS
10 13 (8.97%) Web Services
10 13 (8.97%) XSLT
11 11 (7.59%) Spring
12 9 (6.21%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.21%) HTML5
13 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (5.52%) SOAP
14 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (4.83%) Node.js
14 7 (4.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.52%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.83%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.21%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Linux
3 5 (3.45%) Android
4 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.93%) MVC
3 41 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 30 (20.69%) TDD
5 27 (18.62%) SDLC
6 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.41%) Web Development
8 17 (11.72%) Scrum
9 12 (8.28%) DevOps
9 12 (8.28%) Open Source
10 9 (6.21%) Analytics
10 9 (6.21%) Data Analytics
11 8 (5.52%) Front End Development
11 8 (5.52%) Open Source Development
12 7 (4.83%) Coaching
12 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.83%) SOA
12 7 (4.83%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.14%) Microservices
13 6 (4.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 93 (64.14%) C#
2 58 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 56 (38.62%) SQL
4 50 (34.48%) Java
5 17 (11.72%) PL/SQL
6 16 (11.03%) Python
7 15 (10.34%) C++
8 9 (6.21%) Clojure
8 9 (6.21%) Scala
9 7 (4.83%) VB
10 6 (4.14%) Ruby
11 5 (3.45%) Perl
12 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.07%) PHP
14 2 (1.38%) Delphi
14 2 (1.38%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.38%) XPath
15 1 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle
3 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.07%) Talend
5 2 (1.38%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.38%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.69%) Lotus
6 1 (0.69%) Progress
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Isle Of Mull, Isle of Mull
think.in.form
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits + Flexitime + P
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
East Kilbride, Scotland
Traveltek Limited
Salary: £24k - £38k
Posted: 27 days ago