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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank 4 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 18.18% 25.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 90.91% 100.00% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Median salary £28,500 £30,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £23,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the Scottish Borders

Software Developer
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peebles - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) jBPM
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) JPA

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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Drools
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) jBPM
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft