The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 19 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 19.00% 14.63% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.59% 15.19% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Average salary £30,250 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £44,100 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £55,900 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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 Stirling 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
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 158 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 97.00% 96.34% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 104 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Developer
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Developer Salary Trend in Stirling

Developer
Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Stirlingshire - 1 - -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 31 (54.39%) HTML
1 31 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 30 (52.63%) Java
3 27 (47.37%) CSS
4 25 (43.86%) SQL
5 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.09%) jQuery
7 19 (33.33%) TDD
8 18 (31.58%) Subversion
8 18 (31.58%) Spring
8 18 (31.58%) OO
9 17 (29.82%) J2EE
9 17 (29.82%) Oracle
10 16 (28.07%) UNIX
10 16 (28.07%) Finance
10 16 (28.07%) Content Management
11 15 (26.32%) Maven
11 15 (26.32%) Linux
11 15 (26.32%) C#
12 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (24.56%) Degree
13 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
13 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
14 12 (21.05%) OOD
15 11 (19.30%) Ajax
15 11 (19.30%) SDLC
16 10 (17.54%) Server Building
16 10 (17.54%) HTML5
16 10 (17.54%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 10 (17.54%) Mule
1 10 (17.54%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) JBoss
2 5 (8.77%) Node.js
2 5 (8.77%) Mule ESB
3 3 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) FileNet
5 1 (1.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) InDesign
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.54%) Big Data
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) OLAP
4 3 (5.26%) DataStage
4 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) QlikView
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Subversion
2 15 (26.32%) Maven
3 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) IntelliJ
3 10 (17.54%) Ant
4 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
4 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
5 6 (10.53%) NUnit
5 6 (10.53%) Moq
6 5 (8.77%) Mockito
6 5 (8.77%) JUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Publishing
4 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) HTML
2 27 (47.37%) CSS
3 20 (35.09%) jQuery
4 18 (31.58%) Spring
5 17 (29.82%) J2EE
6 11 (19.30%) Ajax
7 10 (17.54%) HTML5
7 10 (17.54%) CSS3
7 10 (17.54%) XHTML
7 10 (17.54%) Web Services
8 6 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 6 (10.53%) .NET
8 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.53%) WPF
9 5 (8.77%) JSTL
9 5 (8.77%) JAXB
9 5 (8.77%) XML
9 5 (8.77%) DOM
9 5 (8.77%) XSLT
9 5 (8.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Web 2.0
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) GIS
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) UNIX
2 15 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 18 (31.58%) OO
4 16 (28.07%) Content Management
5 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
6 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
7 12 (21.05%) OOD
8 11 (19.30%) SDLC
9 10 (17.54%) Server Building
9 10 (17.54%) System Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Web Design
11 6 (10.53%) Software Delivery
11 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 6 (10.53%) Workflow
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
12 5 (8.77%) Project Management
12 5 (8.77%) MVVM
12 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.77%) Mobile First
13 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 30 (52.63%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.28%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 2 (3.51%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Quark
4 5 (8.77%) Adobe
5 4 (7.02%) DevExpress
6 3 (5.26%) Informatica
6 3 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Planview
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase