The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 14.29% 15.38% 24.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 15.79% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 21
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 20 38 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 95.24% 97.44% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 78
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Aberdeen

Developer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Developer in Aberdeen

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Aberdeen region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
5 3 (30.00%) Flash
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (30.00%) InDesign
5 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (30.00%) SEO
5 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe Captivate

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (30.00%) InDesign
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Flash
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (10.00%) Aurelia
5 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (30.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
1 3 (30.00%) Google
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle