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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 87 94 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 68 73 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 2.32% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.43% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 174
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
2781 3003 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.45% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1932 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Glasgow +7 38 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Edinburgh +4 19 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Dundee +7 5 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Fife - 2 £29,750 -
West Lothian -3 1 £41,500 +18.57%
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £27,500 -
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 134 (89.33%) C#
2 131 (87.33%) .NET
3 87 (58.00%) SQL Server
4 78 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (35.33%) HTML
7 52 (34.67%) Finance
8 51 (34.00%) ASP.NET
9 49 (32.67%) MVC
10 48 (32.00%) SQL
11 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
12 38 (25.33%) Java
13 35 (23.33%) CSS
13 35 (23.33%) Degree
14 34 (22.67%) Oracle
15 33 (22.00%) .NET Framework
16 31 (20.67%) jQuery
17 29 (19.33%) OO
18 27 (18.00%) Software Engineering
19 26 (17.33%) TDD
20 25 (16.67%) Scrum
20 25 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 25 (16.67%) SDLC
21 24 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (14.00%) HTML5
23 20 (13.33%) Unit Testing
24 19 (12.67%) XML
25 18 (12.00%) Computer Science
26 17 (11.33%) Web Services
26 17 (11.33%) T-SQL

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 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.67%) GitHub
2 7 (4.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.33%) Big Data
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.00%) MySQL
7 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) GIS
9 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.33%) Subversion
3 10 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.33%) Maven
6 3 (2.00%) JUnit
6 3 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (2.00%) Selenium
7 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.33%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.67%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.67%) Moq
8 1 (0.67%) MorphX
8 1 (0.67%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.67%) NUnit
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (34.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Marketing
4 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.00%) Electronics
6 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (87.33%) .NET
2 53 (35.33%) HTML
3 51 (34.00%) ASP.NET
4 35 (23.33%) CSS
5 33 (22.00%) .NET Framework
6 31 (20.67%) jQuery
7 24 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (14.00%) HTML5
9 19 (12.67%) XML
10 17 (11.33%) Web Services
11 15 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 15 (10.00%) WPF
12 14 (9.33%) REST
13 12 (8.00%) JSON
14 10 (6.67%) React
15 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (6.00%) SOAP
16 8 (5.33%) Entity Framework
17 7 (4.67%) Node.js
17 7 (4.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.67%) User Experience
3 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Android
2 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.67%) Linux
3 3 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.67%) MVC
3 29 (19.33%) OO
4 27 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 26 (17.33%) TDD
6 25 (16.67%) Scrum
6 25 (16.67%) SDLC
7 20 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.00%) BDD
9 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.67%) OOP
11 7 (4.67%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.67%) Kanban
11 7 (4.67%) Load Testing
11 7 (4.67%) MVVM
12 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.00%) OOD
12 6 (4.00%) Web Development
13 5 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 134 (89.33%) C#
2 78 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 48 (32.00%) SQL
4 38 (25.33%) Java
5 17 (11.33%) T-SQL
6 16 (10.67%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.67%) Python
8 9 (6.00%) C++
9 7 (4.67%) Ruby
10 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.33%) Scala
11 5 (3.33%) XAML
12 4 (2.67%) PHP
13 3 (2.00%) Delphi
13 3 (2.00%) VB
14 2 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.33%) SPARQL
14 2 (1.33%) VBA
15 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.67%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) SAP
4 3 (2.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.33%) Cegedim Rx
5 2 (1.33%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) Charles River
6 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
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