The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 348 309 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 30.69% 22.99% 22.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.40% 24.60% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 225 187 217
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1074 1256 1321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 93.45% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 708 822 796
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 342 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (43.07%) C#
3 279 (42.02%) .NET
4 235 (35.39%) Java
5 228 (34.34%) JavaScript
6 168 (25.30%) SQL
7 164 (24.70%) HTML
8 158 (23.80%) SQL Server
9 157 (23.64%) CSS
10 151 (22.74%) MVC
10 151 (22.74%) Finance
10 151 (22.74%) AngularJS
11 132 (19.88%) TDD
12 130 (19.58%) ASP.NET
13 93 (14.01%) Web Development
13 93 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (12.80%) Oracle
16 84 (12.65%) Git (software)
17 78 (11.75%) .NET Framework
18 76 (11.45%) HTML5
19 75 (11.30%) RESTful
20 73 (10.99%) SDLC
21 72 (10.84%) Ruby
22 71 (10.69%) Software Engineering
23 70 (10.54%) Degree
24 66 (9.94%) Spring
24 66 (9.94%) PL/SQL
24 66 (9.94%) Relational Database
25 65 (9.79%) PHP

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 45 (6.78%) CMS
2 23 (3.46%) JBoss
3 18 (2.71%) Apache
4 16 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.20%) Drupal
5 8 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.05%) Alfresco
6 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.75%) SAS
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.60%) WordPress
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.30%) Content Management Server
10 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.30%) Liferay
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.30%) InVision
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) UXPin
3 1 (0.15%) GIMP
3 1 (0.15%) InDesign
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.66%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.75%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) HFM
6 1 (0.15%) Line 500
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Sage BI
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.41%) SaaS
4 7 (1.05%) GitHub
5 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.60%) iPaaS
5 4 (0.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.45%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Asana
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) Slack
8 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.60%) Firewall
1 4 (0.60%) LDAP
2 3 (0.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.15%) Internet
3 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.94%) Relational Database
3 57 (8.58%) NoSQL
4 46 (6.93%) RDBMS
5 43 (6.48%) MySQL
6 32 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.22%) Oracle Database
8 26 (3.92%) Big Data
9 25 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 24 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (3.16%) Neo4j
13 20 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (1.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 11 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (1.51%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 84 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.57%) Jenkins
3 34 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 32 (4.82%) Maven
5 29 (4.37%) PowerBuilder
6 26 (3.92%) JIRA
6 26 (3.92%) Subversion
7 24 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.31%) Selenium
9 20 (3.01%) gulp
10 17 (2.56%) Grunt
11 15 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (2.11%) JUnit
13 12 (1.81%) Bower
13 12 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (1.66%) JDeveloper
15 10 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (1.20%) Artifactory
17 7 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 151 (22.74%) Finance
2 23 (3.46%) Marketing
3 20 (3.01%) Games
4 13 (1.96%) Automotive
5 12 (1.81%) Banking
6 8 (1.20%) Advertising
7 6 (0.90%) Retail
8 5 (0.75%) German Language
9 4 (0.60%) Local Government
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (42.02%) .NET
2 164 (24.70%) HTML
3 157 (23.64%) CSS
4 151 (22.74%) AngularJS
5 130 (19.58%) ASP.NET
6 86 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 78 (11.75%) .NET Framework
8 76 (11.45%) HTML5
9 75 (11.30%) RESTful
10 66 (9.94%) Spring
11 64 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (9.34%) Entity Framework
13 60 (9.04%) Web Services
14 57 (8.58%) Node.js
15 52 (7.83%) jQuery
16 49 (7.38%) XML
17 48 (7.23%) WCF
18 44 (6.63%) Java EE
19 43 (6.48%) React
20 40 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 41 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (4.37%) User Experience
6 12 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.81%) Fintech
7 8 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.75%) Social Media
9 4 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.45%) W3C
11 2 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.30%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.30%) EPoS
11 2 (0.30%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.15%) Clustering
12 1 (0.15%) FMCG
12 1 (0.15%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.64%) Linux
2 45 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.57%) Android
4 21 (3.16%) Windows
5 10 (1.51%) Solaris
6 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.60%) Unix
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.15%) MVS
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (22.74%) MVC
3 132 (19.88%) TDD
4 93 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (14.01%) Web Development
5 73 (10.99%) SDLC
6 71 (10.69%) Software Engineering
7 62 (9.34%) Open Source
7 62 (9.34%) Scrum
8 58 (8.73%) BDD
9 55 (8.28%) Web Application Development
10 49 (7.38%) OO
11 41 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (6.02%) Front End Development
13 38 (5.72%) Responsive Web Design
14 36 (5.42%) SOA
15 33 (4.97%) iOS Development
15 33 (4.97%) Open Source Development
16 24 (3.61%) ETL
16 24 (3.61%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 286 (43.07%) C#
2 235 (35.39%) Java
3 228 (34.34%) JavaScript
4 168 (25.30%) SQL
5 72 (10.84%) Ruby
6 66 (9.94%) PL/SQL
7 65 (9.79%) PHP
8 50 (7.53%) Python
9 25 (3.77%) Perl
10 23 (3.46%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.96%) Apple Swift
12 13 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.66%) C++
14 7 (1.05%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.05%) VB
15 6 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.90%) Scala
16 5 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (10.54%) Degree
2 19 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.15%) MCP
4 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.30%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (1.36%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.60%) NFS
3 4 (0.60%) Samba
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 85 (12.80%) Oracle
2 62 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.01%) Tableau
4 16 (2.41%) Alterian
5 13 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 10 (1.51%) Talend
7 8 (1.20%) Google
7 8 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.75%) Cognos
8 5 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.75%) Splunk
8 5 (0.75%) VMware
9 4 (0.60%) Vertica
9 4 (0.60%) Zend
10 3 (0.45%) Informatica
10 3 (0.45%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.45%) Twitter
11 2 (0.30%) Intel
11 2 (0.30%) Netezza
11 2 (0.30%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Stafffinders
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Stanton House Uk Llp
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Stafffinders
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Stafffinders
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits package
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