The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 39 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 208 151 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.61% 4.63% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 4.86% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 173 95 69
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3515 3108 2950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.74% 95.31% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2049 2055
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 104 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Edinburgh -3 75 £42,000 +20.00% 12
Aberdeen +8 11 £36,750 -8.12% 2
West Lothian +19 7 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Fife -1 4 £40,000 - 3
Dundee 0 3 £40,000 +11.11%
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 270 (63.23%) C#
2 269 (63.00%) .NET
3 195 (45.67%) ASP.NET
4 181 (42.39%) JavaScript
5 174 (40.75%) SQL Server
6 154 (36.07%) HTML
7 144 (33.72%) Software Engineering
8 137 (32.08%) Java
9 136 (31.85%) SQL
9 136 (31.85%) CSS
10 118 (27.63%) MVC
11 110 (25.76%) OO
12 107 (25.06%) jQuery
13 104 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (21.55%) Microsoft
15 82 (19.20%) Degree
16 81 (18.97%) C++
17 70 (16.39%) Visual Studio
18 57 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 54 (12.65%) .NET Framework
20 53 (12.41%) Computer Science
21 50 (11.71%) MS Excel
22 48 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
23 47 (11.01%) OOP
24 45 (10.54%) SharePoint
25 44 (10.30%) Oracle
26 43 (10.07%) WCF
27 42 (9.84%) Ajax
28 41 (9.60%) Scrum
29 40 (9.37%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.58%) IIS
3 6 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.41%) Drupal
4 5 (1.17%) Apache
5 4 (0.94%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.70%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.47%) CMS
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) CICS
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.23%) Jetty
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 50 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.28%) Internet
2 9 (2.11%) Intranet
3 5 (1.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) ATM
4 1 (0.23%) GPRS
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (40.75%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.32%) MySQL
5 26 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (4.22%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.17%) Pentaho
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.70%) Big Data
15 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 70 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.41%) Subversion
4 6 (1.41%) JUnit
5 5 (1.17%) Selenium
5 5 (1.17%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.70%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.47%) JIRA
7 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.23%) Xcode
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.23%) Trac
8 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 31 (7.26%) Finance
2 29 (6.79%) Games
3 23 (5.39%) Law
3 23 (5.39%) Legal
4 14 (3.28%) Electronics
5 13 (3.04%) Banking
6 11 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.41%) Advertising
8 5 (1.17%) Back Office
8 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (63.00%) .NET
2 195 (45.67%) ASP.NET
3 154 (36.07%) HTML
4 136 (31.85%) CSS
5 107 (25.06%) jQuery
6 57 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 54 (12.65%) .NET Framework
8 48 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (10.07%) WCF
10 42 (9.84%) Ajax
11 40 (9.37%) HTML5
12 30 (7.03%) Web Services
12 30 (7.03%) LINQ
13 28 (6.56%) WinForms
14 24 (5.62%) XML
15 20 (4.68%) NHibernate
15 20 (4.68%) WPF
16 18 (4.22%) Hibernate
17 17 (3.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 16 (3.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.41%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.26%) Mathematics
3 30 (7.03%) Physics
4 14 (3.28%) Open Source
5 13 (3.04%) SystemC
5 13 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.11%) NHS
6 9 (2.11%) DTV
7 8 (1.87%) Online Games
7 8 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.87%) E-Learning
8 7 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.17%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.70%) EPoS
10 3 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.47%) iPad
11 2 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.20%) Linux
2 25 (5.85%) Windows
3 24 (5.62%) Android
4 11 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.34%) UNIX
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) MVS
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (33.72%) Software Engineering
2 118 (27.63%) MVC
3 110 (25.76%) OO
4 104 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (11.01%) OOP
6 41 (9.60%) Scrum
7 35 (8.20%) OOD
8 33 (7.73%) Unit Testing
9 30 (7.03%) TDD
10 28 (6.56%) Document Management
11 25 (5.85%) Systems Analysis
11 25 (5.85%) RAD
12 22 (5.15%) Workflow
13 20 (4.68%) SEO
13 20 (4.68%) Business Analysis
13 20 (4.68%) User Experience Design
14 18 (4.22%) CRM
14 18 (4.22%) Game Development
15 15 (3.51%) Use Case
16 14 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 270 (63.23%) C#
2 181 (42.39%) JavaScript
3 137 (32.08%) Java
4 136 (31.85%) SQL
5 81 (18.97%) C++
6 36 (8.43%) Python
7 34 (7.96%) T-SQL
8 32 (7.49%) PHP
9 26 (6.09%) VBScript
10 21 (4.92%) VB.NET
11 19 (4.45%) Scala
11 19 (4.45%) Ruby
12 10 (2.34%) C
13 8 (1.87%) VB
13 8 (1.87%) Perl
14 7 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.17%) Jython
16 4 (0.94%) VB6
16 4 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 82 (19.20%) Degree
2 26 (6.09%) PhD
3 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MCAD
6 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.64%) SLA
2 5 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.30%) Oracle
3 11 (2.58%) JBoss
4 6 (1.41%) Sybase
5 5 (1.17%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.17%) Twitter
6 3 (0.70%) Google
6 3 (0.70%) Talend
7 2 (0.47%) Tableau
7 2 (0.47%) Omniture
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) Dell
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Perforce
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.23%) Facebook
8 1 (0.23%) Iron Speed
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