The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 16.67% 100.00% 50.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £23,000 £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.88% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 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
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £20,500 £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.44% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Developer
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Scottish Borders region.

Developer Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

Developer
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Galashiels - 1 £23,000 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP