The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 144 - 161
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 22 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Software Programmer
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
3411 2920 3064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.17% 94.56% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 1911 2096
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 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 - 12 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 9 £49,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 - 1
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 44 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (86.00%) .NET
3 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (80.00%) MVC
4 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (70.00%) C#
6 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
6 23 (46.00%) SEO
6 23 (46.00%) User Experience Design
6 23 (46.00%) User Experience
7 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (32.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (26.00%) Workflow
11 9 (18.00%) Java
11 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Ajax
11 9 (18.00%) jQuery
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.00%) NHibernate
13 7 (14.00%) C++
14 6 (12.00%) OO
15 5 (10.00%) MS Office
15 5 (10.00%) Document Management
16 3 (6.00%) Oracle
17 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
17 2 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
17 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) Movex
1 1 (2.00%) Epicor Tropos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (86.00%) .NET
2 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (18.00%) jQuery
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (18.00%) Ajax
5 8 (16.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (80.00%) MVC
3 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) SEO
4 23 (46.00%) User Experience Design
5 13 (26.00%) Workflow
6 6 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Document Management
8 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.00%) Analytics
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.00%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) TDD
9 1 (2.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Epicor
3 1 (2.00%) Baan
3 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.00%) Infor
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