Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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

Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 649 540 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.78% 23.72% 19.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.70% 24.90% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 507 364 465
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,223 £29,050 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2525 2169 2889
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 95.26% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1463 1856
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,750 £65,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Edinburgh

Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Developer in Edinburgh

Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Edinburgh region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 274 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (40.68%) .NET
3 263 (40.52%) C#
4 247 (38.06%) JavaScript
5 218 (33.59%) HTML
6 197 (30.35%) SQL
7 181 (27.89%) Java
8 175 (26.96%) SQL Server
9 166 (25.58%) CSS
10 147 (22.65%) MVC
11 130 (20.03%) AngularJS
12 124 (19.11%) ASP.NET
13 110 (16.95%) Finance
14 102 (15.72%) TDD
15 92 (14.18%) HTML5
16 87 (13.41%) Git (software)
16 87 (13.41%) Microsoft
17 81 (12.48%) ASP.NET MVC
18 79 (12.17%) Software Engineering
19 70 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
20 67 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (10.02%) Web Development
22 62 (9.55%) Spring
23 60 (9.24%) RESTful
24 58 (8.94%) Scrum
24 58 (8.94%) Oracle
24 58 (8.94%) React
25 57 (8.78%) Visual Studio
25 57 (8.78%) OO
26 56 (8.63%) jQuery

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 29 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.01%) CMS
3 24 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 21 (3.24%) JBoss
5 15 (2.31%) SAS
6 12 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.54%) Apache
8 10 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.39%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.08%) Confluence
11 5 (0.77%) Drupal
12 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.46%) WordPress
14 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.31%) IIS
14 2 (0.31%) Moodle
14 2 (0.31%) nginx
15 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.08%) InfoPath
1 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.31%) InDesign
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.92%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.62%) GitHub
3 17 (2.62%) npm
4 12 (1.85%) SaaS
5 11 (1.69%) Office 365
6 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.77%) IaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.46%) Slack
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.77%) SMS
2 12 (1.85%) SSL
3 10 (1.54%) SSH
4 6 (0.92%) Internet
4 6 (0.92%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (26.96%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 39 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 27 (4.16%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.08%) MySQL
8 20 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.47%) Big Data
10 16 (2.47%) Blockchain
10 16 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 87 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 30 (4.62%) Subversion
4 22 (3.39%) Maven
4 22 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
6 16 (2.47%) JIRA
7 15 (2.31%) Grunt
7 15 (2.31%) gulp
8 14 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (1.39%) GitLab
10 9 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.23%) Mocha
12 7 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.08%) NUnit
13 6 (0.92%) Android Studio
13 6 (0.92%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.77%) Moq
General
1 110 (16.95%) Finance
2 27 (4.16%) Advertising
3 22 (3.39%) Banking
3 22 (3.39%) Marketing
4 14 (2.16%) Retail
5 12 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.85%) Games
6 6 (0.92%) Local Government
6 6 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.77%) Electronics
8 4 (0.62%) Legal
9 3 (0.46%) Automotive
9 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.31%) Law
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (40.68%) .NET
2 218 (33.59%) HTML
3 166 (25.58%) CSS
4 130 (20.03%) AngularJS
5 124 (19.11%) ASP.NET
6 92 (14.18%) HTML5
7 81 (12.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (9.55%) Spring
9 60 (9.24%) RESTful
10 58 (8.94%) React
11 56 (8.63%) jQuery
12 53 (8.17%) Web Services
13 52 (8.01%) .NET Framework
14 48 (7.40%) Hibernate
15 46 (7.09%) Node.js
16 45 (6.93%) CSS3
17 37 (5.70%) XML
18 34 (5.24%) Entity Framework
19 33 (5.08%) WPF
20 31 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.55%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.54%) Fintech
5 22 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.47%) User Experience
8 10 (1.54%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.92%) Digital Signage
12 4 (0.62%) Blog
13 2 (0.31%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.31%) VLE
14 1 (0.15%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.15%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.15%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.15%) NHS
14 1 (0.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.70%) Windows
2 35 (5.39%) Android
3 25 (3.85%) Linux
4 23 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.93%) Unix
6 9 (1.39%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.77%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (22.65%) MVC
3 102 (15.72%) TDD
4 79 (12.17%) Software Engineering
5 70 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
6 67 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (10.02%) Web Development
8 58 (8.94%) Scrum
9 57 (8.78%) OO
10 55 (8.47%) Mentoring
11 49 (7.55%) SDLC
12 45 (6.93%) Analytics
13 43 (6.63%) ETL
14 32 (4.93%) Front End Development
15 29 (4.47%) Open Source
16 27 (4.16%) Unit Testing
17 25 (3.85%) Test Automation
18 21 (3.24%) Mobile Development
18 21 (3.24%) Web Application Development
19 20 (3.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 263 (40.52%) C#
2 247 (38.06%) JavaScript
3 197 (30.35%) SQL
4 181 (27.89%) Java
5 52 (8.01%) T-SQL
6 49 (7.55%) PHP
7 41 (6.32%) PL/SQL
8 39 (6.01%) Python
9 27 (4.16%) Ruby
10 25 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 21 (3.24%) Scala
12 15 (2.31%) VB
13 12 (1.85%) C++
14 9 (1.39%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.08%) ES6
15 7 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.92%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.77%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.77%) Perl
17 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (8.01%) Degree
2 13 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.46%) PhD
6 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.31%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) Basel III
3 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (1.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.46%) Rancher
3 2 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 87 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.94%) Oracle
3 24 (3.70%) Tableau
4 20 (3.08%) Xamarin
5 15 (2.31%) Informatica
6 13 (2.00%) Teradata
7 10 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.77%) Google
9 5 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.62%) Cognos
10 4 (0.62%) IBM
10 4 (0.62%) Perforce
10 4 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.46%) Adobe
11 3 (0.46%) Capita
11 3 (0.46%) Netezza
12 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.31%) SAP