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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - 148 162
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 9
Average salary - £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
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
2847 2940 3191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 1871 2092
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
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