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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 151 156 152
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 8 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.37% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 1
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
2914 3320 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.15% 95.65% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 2185 1787
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh +13 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 19 (73.08%) MVC
4 18 (69.23%) Ajax
4 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 18 (69.23%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 18 (69.23%) NHibernate
4 18 (69.23%) jQuery
4 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (23.08%) Line Management
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.54%) VB
7 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 3 (11.54%) Delphi
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) C#
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 18 (69.23%) Ajax
3 18 (69.23%) NHibernate
3 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Line Management
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) SEO
8 1 (3.85%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
1 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VB
2 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
2 3 (11.54%) Delphi
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#