The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scottish Borders region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank 3 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 16.67% 25.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +58.53%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of job ads across the Scottish Borders region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scottish Borders region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) jBPM
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) Drools
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Drools
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) jBPM
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) RichFaces
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat