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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 94 107 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 68 61 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.38% 1.94% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.04% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 183
Median salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £50,500
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
2756 2997 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.60% 95.23% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1913 2429
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £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 30 June 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 June 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 +19 30 £45,000 +13.20% 2
Glasgow +4 30 £38,750 -18.42% 3
Dundee +4 4 £40,250 -5.29% 1
West Lothian +1 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £27,500 -
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 144 (89.44%) C#
2 139 (86.34%) .NET
3 86 (53.42%) SQL Server
4 76 (47.20%) JavaScript
5 67 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (36.02%) ASP.NET
7 57 (35.40%) HTML
8 54 (33.54%) Finance
9 50 (31.06%) SQL
10 43 (26.71%) MVC
10 43 (26.71%) Degree
11 42 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 40 (24.84%) Java
13 38 (23.60%) CSS
13 38 (23.60%) Oracle
14 35 (21.74%) OO
15 33 (20.50%) SDLC
16 31 (19.25%) .NET Framework
17 30 (18.63%) Software Engineering
17 30 (18.63%) Scrum
18 28 (17.39%) TDD
19 27 (16.77%) VB.NET
19 27 (16.77%) jQuery
20 26 (16.15%) XML
21 24 (14.91%) Unit Testing
22 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (14.29%) Visual Studio
23 22 (13.66%) Computer Science
24 21 (13.04%) HTML5
24 21 (13.04%) REST

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 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.73%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.35%) GitHub
2 7 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (53.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.73%) MySQL
7 6 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.48%) Big Data
10 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.62%) GIS
11 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.83%) Subversion
3 9 (5.59%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.35%) Maven
4 7 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.48%) JIRA
5 4 (2.48%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.86%) JUnit
7 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.24%) NUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.62%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.62%) Moq
8 1 (0.62%) MorphX
8 1 (0.62%) NSubstitute
General
1 54 (33.54%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Banking
3 8 (4.97%) Marketing
4 6 (3.73%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.48%) Legal
7 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) Electronics
8 2 (1.24%) Retail
8 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (86.34%) .NET
2 58 (36.02%) ASP.NET
3 57 (35.40%) HTML
4 38 (23.60%) CSS
5 31 (19.25%) .NET Framework
6 27 (16.77%) jQuery
7 26 (16.15%) XML
8 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (13.04%) HTML5
9 21 (13.04%) REST
9 21 (13.04%) Web Services
10 18 (11.18%) AngularJS
11 17 (10.56%) JSON
12 11 (6.83%) React
12 11 (6.83%) WPF
13 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (5.59%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.59%) J2EE
13 9 (5.59%) SOAP
14 8 (4.97%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.73%) User Experience
5 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.21%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Linux
3 6 (3.73%) Android
3 6 (3.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.71%) MVC
3 35 (21.74%) OO
4 33 (20.50%) SDLC
5 30 (18.63%) Scrum
5 30 (18.63%) Software Engineering
6 28 (17.39%) TDD
7 24 (14.91%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.59%) OOD
10 8 (4.97%) BDD
10 8 (4.97%) OOP
11 7 (4.35%) Load Testing
12 6 (3.73%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (3.73%) Defect Management
13 5 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.11%) CRM
13 5 (3.11%) Global Marketing
13 5 (3.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 144 (89.44%) C#
2 76 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 50 (31.06%) SQL
4 40 (24.84%) Java
5 27 (16.77%) VB.NET
6 19 (11.80%) T-SQL
7 14 (8.70%) Python
8 11 (6.83%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.59%) C++
9 9 (5.59%) PHP
10 8 (4.97%) Ruby
11 6 (3.73%) Scala
12 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.48%) SPARQL
12 4 (2.48%) VB
12 4 (2.48%) VBA
13 3 (1.86%) Delphi
14 2 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.24%) Perl
14 2 (1.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (26.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 38 (23.60%) Oracle
3 6 (3.73%) Cegedim Rx
3 6 (3.73%) DevExpress
3 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.62%) Xamarin
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