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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 64 111 52
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 78 52 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.28% 1.69% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 1.77% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 118
Median salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,240 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2279 2939 3095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.76% 95.45% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1904 2033
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +38 35 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh +31 31 £38,250 -6.13% 6
West Lothian +10 3 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £25,000 - 1
Dundee -1 2 £52,500 +26.50% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 97 (70.80%) C#
2 90 (65.69%) .NET
2 90 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (47.45%) JavaScript
4 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
5 49 (35.77%) Java
6 48 (35.04%) MVC
7 47 (34.31%) SQL
8 44 (32.12%) HTML
9 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
10 35 (25.55%) ASP.NET
11 34 (24.82%) Finance
12 33 (24.09%) CSS
13 32 (23.36%) Software Engineering
14 31 (22.63%) TDD
15 29 (21.17%) jQuery
16 23 (16.79%) .NET Framework
17 22 (16.06%) Degree
18 20 (14.60%) Oracle
19 19 (13.87%) Scrum
20 18 (13.14%) Web Development
20 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (13.14%) SDLC
21 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (12.41%) C++
21 17 (12.41%) Python
22 16 (11.68%) PL/SQL
22 16 (11.68%) BDD
23 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
24 14 (10.22%) WCF

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 10 (7.30%) JBoss
2 6 (4.38%) CMS
3 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) Drupal
6 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.73%) MODX
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.73%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
1 2 (1.46%) Multicast
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Big Data
3 12 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.92%) MySQL
7 4 (2.92%) Neo4j
7 4 (2.92%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Subversion
2 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.92%) Grunt
3 4 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.19%) JIRA
4 3 (2.19%) Maven
4 3 (2.19%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (2.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.73%) Ant
5 1 (0.73%) gulp
5 1 (0.73%) JUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.84%) Marketing
4 7 (5.11%) Banking
5 5 (3.65%) Electronics
5 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.73%) Local Government
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (65.69%) .NET
2 44 (32.12%) HTML
3 35 (25.55%) ASP.NET
4 33 (24.09%) CSS
5 29 (21.17%) jQuery
6 23 (16.79%) .NET Framework
7 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (10.22%) WCF
8 14 (10.22%) XML
9 13 (9.49%) Spring
9 13 (9.49%) WPF
10 12 (8.76%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.03%) HTML5
12 9 (6.57%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.57%) WinForms
12 9 (6.57%) XSLT
13 8 (5.84%) Web Services
14 7 (5.11%) Node.js
15 6 (4.38%) ActiveMQ
15 6 (4.38%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.57%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.84%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.65%) User Experience
5 4 (2.92%) Blockchain
5 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.92%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.19%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.73%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.73%) Physics
8 1 (0.73%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) Android
3 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) CentOS
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Unix
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.04%) MVC
3 32 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 31 (22.63%) TDD
5 19 (13.87%) Scrum
6 18 (13.14%) SDLC
6 18 (13.14%) Web Development
7 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.68%) BDD
9 10 (7.30%) Analytics
9 10 (7.30%) Data Analytics
9 10 (7.30%) DevOps
9 10 (7.30%) OO
10 8 (5.84%) Kanban
10 8 (5.84%) Microservices
10 8 (5.84%) SOA
11 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.11%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.11%) MVVM
11 7 (5.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.80%) C#
2 65 (47.45%) JavaScript
3 49 (35.77%) Java
4 47 (34.31%) SQL
5 17 (12.41%) C++
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 16 (11.68%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.57%) Ruby
8 8 (5.84%) Clojure
8 8 (5.84%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.38%) Scala
10 5 (3.65%) Perl
11 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.92%) Delphi
11 4 (2.92%) PHP
11 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.92%) XAML
12 2 (1.46%) VB
13 1 (0.73%) C
13 1 (0.73%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.73%) Docker
1 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.60%) Oracle
3 5 (3.65%) SAP
4 4 (2.92%) Talend
4 4 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.73%) Charles River
6 1 (0.73%) Informatica
6 1 (0.73%) Lotus
6 1 (0.73%) Progress
6 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.73%) VMware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago