The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 15.91% 12.90% 32.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 12.90% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £41,750 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.57% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £40,375 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,175 £50,125 £48,500
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 42 31 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 95.45% 100.00% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 129 74 122
Median salary £45,000 £32,650 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.82% -18.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £21,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Aberdeen

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Ember.js
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (20.00%) React
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) ABAP
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) BAPI
7 1 (10.00%) Web Design

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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Ember.js
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) BAPI
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 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%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) ABAP
5 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
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