The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 195 133 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.22% 4.36% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 4.62% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 157 89 82
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +21 89 £37,000 -7.50% 11
Edinburgh +12 78 £41,500 +10.66% 12
Aberdeen +7 8 £37,000 +5.71%
West Lothian - 7 £35,000 -
Fife +3 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Dundee +4 3 £40,000 +11.11% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £32,500 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 260 (64.52%) .NET
2 254 (63.03%) C#
3 190 (47.15%) ASP.NET
4 175 (43.42%) JavaScript
5 158 (39.21%) Software Engineering
6 156 (38.71%) HTML
7 152 (37.72%) SQL Server
8 131 (32.51%) CSS
9 128 (31.76%) Java
10 126 (31.27%) SQL
11 119 (29.53%) MVC
12 108 (26.80%) jQuery
13 103 (25.56%) OO
14 92 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (20.84%) Degree
16 77 (19.11%) C++
17 75 (18.61%) Microsoft
18 63 (15.63%) Visual Studio
19 62 (15.38%) Computer Science
20 57 (14.14%) .NET Framework
21 56 (13.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 54 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
23 47 (11.66%) Ajax
24 43 (10.67%) OOP
25 40 (9.93%) Oracle
25 40 (9.93%) Relational Database
26 39 (9.68%) SharePoint
27 38 (9.43%) HTML5
27 38 (9.43%) Unit Testing
28 37 (9.18%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.73%) IIS
3 7 (1.74%) Apache
4 6 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.24%) Drupal
5 5 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.74%) CMS
8 2 (0.50%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.25%) CICS
9 1 (0.25%) Jetty
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 34 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.23%) Internet
2 8 (1.99%) Intranet
3 4 (0.99%) HTTP
3 4 (0.99%) Wireshark
3 4 (0.99%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.25%) GPRS
4 1 (0.25%) LAN
4 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (37.72%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (5.21%) MySQL
5 18 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.99%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.25%) Big Data
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.25%) DataStage
13 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.99%) Subversion
5 6 (1.49%) JUnit
6 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.74%) Selenium
8 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.50%) NCrunch
8 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.50%) JIRA
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.25%) Maven
9 1 (0.25%) Ant
9 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (6.45%) Law
1 26 (6.45%) Legal
1 26 (6.45%) Games
2 25 (6.20%) Finance
3 15 (3.72%) Banking
4 14 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.98%) Electronics
6 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.99%) Advertising
7 4 (0.99%) Back Office
8 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.74%) Marketing
8 3 (0.74%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (64.52%) .NET
2 190 (47.15%) ASP.NET
3 156 (38.71%) HTML
4 131 (32.51%) CSS
5 108 (26.80%) jQuery
6 57 (14.14%) .NET Framework
7 56 (13.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 54 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (11.66%) Ajax
10 38 (9.43%) HTML5
11 37 (9.18%) WCF
12 35 (8.68%) LINQ
13 29 (7.20%) Web Services
14 27 (6.70%) XML
15 24 (5.96%) WinForms
16 22 (5.46%) NHibernate
17 21 (5.21%) Hibernate
18 18 (4.47%) WPF
18 18 (4.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 18 (4.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.44%) Mathematics
3 27 (6.70%) Physics
4 13 (3.23%) Open Source
4 13 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.73%) SystemC
6 8 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.99%) Online Games
6 8 (1.99%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.74%) iPhone
8 3 (0.74%) iPad
8 3 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.74%) EPoS
9 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.50%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.93%) Linux
2 26 (6.45%) Windows
3 25 (6.20%) Android
4 14 (3.47%) UNIX
5 12 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.49%) CentOS
7 6 (1.49%) Fedora
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) MVS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (39.21%) Software Engineering
2 119 (29.53%) MVC
3 103 (25.56%) OO
4 92 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.67%) OOP
6 38 (9.43%) Unit Testing
7 35 (8.68%) Scrum
8 31 (7.69%) Document Management
8 31 (7.69%) OOD
9 27 (6.70%) RAD
9 27 (6.70%) Systems Analysis
10 26 (6.45%) TDD
11 24 (5.96%) SEO
11 24 (5.96%) User Experience Design
12 17 (4.22%) Workflow
13 16 (3.97%) CRM
13 16 (3.97%) Use Case
13 16 (3.97%) Game Development
14 15 (3.72%) Web Development
15 14 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 254 (63.03%) C#
2 175 (43.42%) JavaScript
3 128 (31.76%) Java
4 126 (31.27%) SQL
5 77 (19.11%) C++
6 32 (7.94%) Python
7 29 (7.20%) PHP
8 28 (6.95%) VBScript
9 25 (6.20%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.97%) VB.NET
10 16 (3.97%) Ruby
11 15 (3.72%) Scala
12 12 (2.98%) C
13 7 (1.74%) Perl
14 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.24%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.99%) Jython
16 4 (0.99%) VB
17 2 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 84 (20.84%) Degree
2 24 (5.96%) PhD
3 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) GIAC
7 1 (0.25%) MCTS
7 1 (0.25%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.74%) SLA
1 7 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Snort
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.93%) Oracle
3 8 (1.99%) JBoss
3 8 (1.99%) Twitter
4 6 (1.49%) Dell
5 4 (0.99%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.99%) Sybase
6 3 (0.74%) Iron Speed
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe
7 2 (0.50%) Talend
7 2 (0.50%) Perforce
8 1 (0.25%) Google
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.25%) Facebook
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