Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,250 in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Developer
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 39 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 36.79% 30.95% 28.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.79% 30.95% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 30
Dundee median annual salary £35,250 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.43% +9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £44,375 £53,750 £50,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Dundee
Permanent vacancies in Dundee with a recognized job title 106 42 116
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87 34 88
Dundee median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% -2.05% +5.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,975 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,750 £49,125
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Dundee

Developer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Salary trend for Developer in Dundee

Developer
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Dundee over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Dundee

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Dundee region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) Web Development
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
5 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
6 16 (41.03%) Node.js
7 15 (38.46%) Ruby
7 15 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (38.46%) C#
7 15 (38.46%) PHP
8 13 (33.33%) MVC
8 13 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 12 (30.77%) GitHub
9 12 (30.77%) HTML5
9 12 (30.77%) Java
9 12 (30.77%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
10 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (28.21%) Bitbucket
11 10 (25.64%) Advertising
11 10 (25.64%) Games
12 9 (23.08%) CSS3
13 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
13 8 (20.51%) Linux
13 8 (20.51%) .NET
13 8 (20.51%) Scrum
13 8 (20.51%) TDD
14 7 (17.95%) Spring
14 7 (17.95%) MySQL

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 3 (7.69%) Drupal
1 3 (7.69%) WordPress
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) GitHub
2 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.69%) Heroku
5 2 (5.13%) CloudFront
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.56%) Slack
6 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.56%) MS Access
7 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) Bitbucket
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Mockito
4 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.13%) Mocha
5 2 (5.13%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Advertising
1 10 (25.64%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) Node.js
3 15 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) HTML5
5 9 (23.08%) CSS3
6 8 (20.51%) .NET
6 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.95%) Spring
8 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.82%) React
10 4 (10.26%) Django
10 4 (10.26%) JAX-RS
10 4 (10.26%) jOOQ
10 4 (10.26%) RESTful
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.69%) jQuery
11 3 (7.69%) Web Services
12 2 (5.13%) Chai
12 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) OpenWrt
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Web Development
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) BDD
7 6 (15.38%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 3 (7.69%) Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
10 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.13%) OO
11 1 (2.56%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (2.56%) Game Development
11 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
11 1 (2.56%) SDLC
11 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) PHP
2 15 (38.46%) Ruby
3 12 (30.77%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe
2 3 (7.69%) Ogone
2 3 (7.69%) PayPal
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Zend