The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 148 157 151
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 22 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.092% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.097% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -35.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3495 3104 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.77% 95.27% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2047 2046
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 Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Scotland region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Programmer
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 Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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 - 17 £37,500 -
Edinburgh -3 5 £50,000 +41.84%
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 41 (85.42%) Software Engineering
2 36 (75.00%) .NET
3 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
4 34 (70.83%) C#
4 34 (70.83%) MVC
5 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 20 (41.67%) SEO
7 20 (41.67%) User Experience Design
8 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
9 16 (33.33%) Workflow
9 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
12 11 (22.92%) Java
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
14 6 (12.50%) C++
14 6 (12.50%) OO
14 6 (12.50%) Document Management
15 5 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
15 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
15 5 (10.42%) MS Office
15 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
15 5 (10.42%) Analytics
15 5 (10.42%) jQuery
16 3 (6.25%) Ajax
16 3 (6.25%) NHibernate
16 3 (6.25%) CSS

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) RavenDB
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) .NET
2 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (10.42%) jQuery
6 3 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (6.25%) Ajax
6 3 (6.25%) NHibernate
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) XHTML
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) Spring Security
8 1 (2.08%) Spring.NET
8 1 (2.08%) RESTful
8 1 (2.08%) MFC
8 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Software Engineering
2 34 (70.83%) MVC
3 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) SEO
4 20 (41.67%) User Experience Design
5 16 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (12.50%) Document Management
7 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) AOP
10 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) VC++
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Sybase
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss