Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 530 725 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.86% 29.30% 21.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.92% 30.68% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 386 547 366
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £29,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

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 2,534 2,363 2,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.51% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 1,475 1,510
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,738 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 248 (46.79%) C#
2 236 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (41.70%) .NET
4 215 (40.57%) JavaScript
5 168 (31.70%) Java
6 166 (31.32%) SQL
7 144 (27.17%) HTML
8 143 (26.98%) SQL Server
9 139 (26.23%) MVC
10 120 (22.64%) CSS
11 109 (20.57%) Scrum
11 109 (20.57%) AngularJS
12 104 (19.62%) ASP.NET
13 93 (17.55%) Software Engineering
14 91 (17.17%) TDD
15 79 (14.91%) Git (software)
16 77 (14.53%) Finance
17 76 (14.34%) Microsoft
17 76 (14.34%) OO
18 74 (13.96%) Degree
18 74 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
19 73 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 71 (13.40%) Web Development
21 59 (11.13%) HTML5
22 57 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
23 56 (10.57%) Spring
24 55 (10.38%) Node.js
25 54 (10.19%) React
26 51 (9.62%) Visual Studio
27 50 (9.43%) Web Services

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 22 (4.15%) JBoss
2 17 (3.21%) CMS
3 15 (2.83%) SAS
4 13 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.26%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.32%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.75%) Confluence
7 4 (0.75%) IIS
7 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.38%) Apache
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
10 1 (0.19%) Moodle
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) InVision
4 1 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.58%) GitHub
4 18 (3.40%) npm
5 7 (1.32%) SaaS
6 6 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.75%) Office 365
8 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.38%) Slack
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) Asana
10 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.40%) SMS
2 4 (0.75%) Ethernet
2 4 (0.75%) RS-232
2 4 (0.75%) RS-485
3 2 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.79%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 32 (6.04%) MySQL
5 21 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.89%) Redis
10 10 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.32%) HBase
12 7 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.94%) SAS EBI
14 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.75%) Power BI
15 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 79 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.23%) Subversion
4 27 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (4.15%) gulp
6 20 (3.77%) Grunt
7 13 (2.45%) Maven
8 12 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.08%) JIRA
9 11 (2.08%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.70%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.32%) JUnit
11 7 (1.32%) NUnit
11 7 (1.32%) Selenium
11 7 (1.32%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.13%) Moq
13 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.75%) Gradle
14 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 77 (14.53%) Finance
2 21 (3.96%) Advertising
3 20 (3.77%) Marketing
4 15 (2.83%) Banking
5 12 (2.26%) Retail
6 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.75%) Law
8 3 (0.57%) Electronics
8 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (41.70%) .NET
2 144 (27.17%) HTML
3 120 (22.64%) CSS
4 109 (20.57%) AngularJS
5 104 (19.62%) ASP.NET
6 73 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (11.13%) HTML5
8 56 (10.57%) Spring
9 55 (10.38%) Node.js
10 54 (10.19%) React
11 50 (9.43%) Web Services
12 48 (9.06%) RESTful
13 38 (7.17%) Hibernate
14 36 (6.79%) .NET Framework
14 36 (6.79%) jQuery
15 35 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (5.47%) REST
17 26 (4.91%) Entity Framework
17 26 (4.91%) SOAP
17 26 (4.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 41 (7.74%) Fintech
4 21 (3.96%) User Experience
5 20 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 19 (3.58%) Data Structures
6 19 (3.58%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.19%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.19%) e-Learning
14 1 (0.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.72%) Linux
2 22 (4.15%) Windows
3 20 (3.77%) Android
4 19 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.13%) CentOS
5 6 (1.13%) Unix
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (26.23%) MVC
3 109 (20.57%) Scrum
4 93 (17.55%) Software Engineering
5 91 (17.17%) TDD
6 76 (14.34%) OO
7 74 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (13.40%) Web Development
9 57 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (9.06%) SDLC
11 40 (7.55%) Unit Testing
12 36 (6.79%) Test Automation
13 33 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (6.04%) Front End Development
15 30 (5.66%) BDD
15 30 (5.66%) Decision-Making
16 27 (5.09%) Mentoring
17 25 (4.72%) DevOps
18 23 (4.34%) Analytics
19 21 (3.96%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 248 (46.79%) C#
2 215 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 168 (31.70%) Java
4 166 (31.32%) SQL
5 43 (8.11%) Python
6 42 (7.92%) PHP
7 27 (5.09%) C++
7 27 (5.09%) TypeScript
8 24 (4.53%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.21%) VB
10 16 (3.02%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.02%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.64%) C
12 13 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.89%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.89%) VBA
15 8 (1.51%) Java 8
16 7 (1.32%) Perl
17 6 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (13.96%) Degree
2 24 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.94%) PhD
5 3 (0.57%) MBA
6 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
1 4 (0.75%) JTAG
1 4 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (2.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.32%) Ansible
2 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.11%) Oracle
3 12 (2.26%) Facebook
4 11 (2.08%) Google
4 11 (2.08%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.13%) IBM
5 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.94%) Mashery
6 5 (0.94%) SAP
6 5 (0.94%) Tableau
6 5 (0.94%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.75%) Teradata
8 3 (0.57%) Informatica
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe
9 2 (0.38%) Apple
9 2 (0.38%) Intel
9 2 (0.38%) Samsung
9 2 (0.38%) Twitter
9 2 (0.38%) UiPath
10 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow