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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 76 87 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 70 77 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 2.32% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.44% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 159
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2406 3160 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.44% 95.41% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 2033 2242
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,125 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +21 30 £37,500 -10.71% 4
Edinburgh +10 23 £37,500 +1.35% 8
West Lothian +3 10 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Fife +3 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Dundee +11 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 116 (84.06%) C#
2 110 (79.71%) .NET
3 87 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (58.70%) JavaScript
5 76 (55.07%) SQL Server
6 58 (42.03%) HTML
7 57 (41.30%) MVC
8 46 (33.33%) Finance
9 45 (32.61%) ASP.NET
10 39 (28.26%) Java
10 39 (28.26%) jQuery
11 38 (27.54%) CSS
11 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
12 36 (26.09%) .NET Framework
13 34 (24.64%) SQL
14 29 (21.01%) Oracle
15 27 (19.57%) Software Engineering
16 26 (18.84%) Degree
17 25 (18.12%) TDD
18 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (15.94%) HTML5
19 19 (13.77%) Web Development
19 19 (13.77%) Scrum
19 19 (13.77%) AngularJS
20 17 (12.32%) OO
20 17 (12.32%) Computer Science
21 16 (11.59%) SDLC
22 15 (10.87%) Marketing
22 15 (10.87%) BDD
22 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (4.35%) CMS
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (55.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.62%) Big Data
5 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.52%) Subversion
3 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.90%) JUnit
5 4 (2.90%) Maven
6 3 (2.17%) Grunt
6 3 (2.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.72%) Ant
8 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.72%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.72%) NUnit
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Marketing
3 13 (9.42%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.25%) Banking
5 6 (4.35%) Electronics
5 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (79.71%) .NET
2 58 (42.03%) HTML
3 45 (32.61%) ASP.NET
4 39 (28.26%) jQuery
5 38 (27.54%) CSS
6 36 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (15.94%) HTML5
8 19 (13.77%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.14%) WPF
10 11 (7.97%) XML
11 10 (7.25%) WinForms
12 9 (6.52%) React
12 9 (6.52%) WCF
12 9 (6.52%) Web Services
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.07%) Node.js
13 7 (5.07%) Spring
14 6 (4.35%) Entity Framework
14 6 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.52%) User Experience
3 7 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.80%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Linux
3 4 (2.90%) Android
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) MVC
3 27 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 25 (18.12%) TDD
5 19 (13.77%) Scrum
5 19 (13.77%) Web Development
6 17 (12.32%) OO
7 16 (11.59%) SDLC
8 15 (10.87%) BDD
9 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.52%) OOP
11 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.07%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (5.07%) Kanban
11 7 (5.07%) MVVM
12 6 (4.35%) CRM
12 6 (4.35%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.35%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 116 (84.06%) C#
2 81 (58.70%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.26%) Java
4 34 (24.64%) SQL
5 12 (8.70%) C++
6 11 (7.97%) Ruby
7 9 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.52%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.80%) Python
9 5 (3.62%) Delphi
9 5 (3.62%) PHP
9 5 (3.62%) XAML
10 4 (2.90%) Clojure
11 3 (2.17%) Scala
12 2 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.45%) Perl
13 1 (0.72%) C
13 1 (0.72%) Jython
13 1 (0.72%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
1 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.01%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.72%) Charles River
5 1 (0.72%) Informatica
5 1 (0.72%) Lotus
5 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.72%) Progress
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) Talend
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
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Salary: From £37,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Livingston
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Scotland
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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West Lothian
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
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