Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 9.28% 9.09% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.28% 9.30% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 10
Dundee median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% -2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,650 £36,250
90th Percentile £45,850 £51,950 £48,875
Scotland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.64% +9.21%

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 97 43 116
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 97.73% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 76 38 95
Dundee median annual salary £35,250 £33,877 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -15.31% +19.40%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,900 £26,743
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Dundee

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Dundee

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Dundee over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Dundee

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dundee region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) GitHub
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Advertising
4 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) JMS

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
2 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) OpenWrt
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware