Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 724 522 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.06% 20.66% 21.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.50% 21.86% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 552 342 433
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -

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 2374 2388 2707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.30% 94.50% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1475 1704
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 340 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (43.23%) .NET
3 304 (41.99%) C#
4 266 (36.74%) JavaScript
5 207 (28.59%) Java
6 190 (26.24%) HTML
7 183 (25.28%) MVC
8 179 (24.72%) SQL Server
9 169 (23.34%) AngularJS
10 162 (22.38%) CSS
11 149 (20.58%) SQL
12 140 (19.34%) ASP.NET
13 123 (16.99%) TDD
14 119 (16.44%) Finance
15 109 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 95 (13.12%) .NET Framework
17 93 (12.85%) Git (software)
18 89 (12.29%) Software Engineering
19 88 (12.15%) Microsoft
20 83 (11.46%) HTML5
21 81 (11.19%) SDLC
22 80 (11.05%) RESTful
22 80 (11.05%) Web Development
23 79 (10.91%) Degree
24 77 (10.64%) Relational Database
25 76 (10.50%) Oracle
26 74 (10.22%) Web Services
27 70 (9.67%) Open Source
27 70 (9.67%) Entity Framework
28 69 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web API

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 53 (7.32%) CMS
2 19 (2.62%) Apache
3 18 (2.49%) Umbraco
4 17 (2.35%) SAS
5 13 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.66%) EPiServer
6 12 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.38%) Drupal
8 8 (1.10%) JBoss
9 7 (0.97%) WordPress
10 6 (0.83%) Content Management Server
11 5 (0.69%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.41%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.28%) Moodle
13 2 (0.28%) WildFly
14 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.83%) InDesign
4 2 (0.28%) InVision
4 2 (0.28%) UXPin
5 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.55%) Magento
3 3 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Line 500
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Sage BI
5 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.21%) GitHub
4 15 (2.07%) SaaS
5 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.55%) iPaaS
6 4 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Asana
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.24%) SMS
2 8 (1.10%) SSL
3 7 (0.97%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.41%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) SSH
6 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 60 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 53 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 49 (6.77%) MySQL
6 35 (4.83%) Big Data
6 35 (4.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 31 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (4.01%) MongoDB
9 28 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (3.73%) Hadoop
10 27 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (3.04%) Neo4j
12 17 (2.35%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.80%) PowerCenter
14 11 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.38%) Blockchain
15 10 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 93 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.73%) Visual Studio
3 29 (4.01%) Subversion
3 29 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.73%) Maven
5 25 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 24 (3.31%) JIRA
7 13 (1.80%) JUnit
8 12 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (1.52%) NUnit
9 11 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (1.38%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (1.38%) Mocha
11 8 (1.10%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.10%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.97%) gulp
12 7 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (0.97%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (16.44%) Finance
2 40 (5.52%) Marketing
3 17 (2.35%) Banking
4 13 (1.80%) Automotive
5 12 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.24%) Retail
7 6 (0.83%) Games
8 4 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (43.23%) .NET
2 190 (26.24%) HTML
3 169 (23.34%) AngularJS
4 162 (22.38%) CSS
5 140 (19.34%) ASP.NET
6 109 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 95 (13.12%) .NET Framework
8 83 (11.46%) HTML5
9 80 (11.05%) RESTful
10 74 (10.22%) Web Services
11 70 (9.67%) Entity Framework
12 69 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 68 (9.39%) jQuery
14 59 (8.15%) Node.js
15 51 (7.04%) WCF
16 49 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (6.77%) XML
17 45 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 45 (6.22%) Spring
18 43 (5.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 38 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 37 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (4.70%) User Experience
6 16 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.80%) Fintech
8 9 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.41%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.41%) W3C
12 2 (0.28%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.28%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.28%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.28%) VLE
13 1 (0.14%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.14%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.14%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.46%) Linux
2 38 (5.25%) Android
2 38 (5.25%) Apple iOS
3 25 (3.45%) Windows
4 9 (1.24%) Unix
5 8 (1.10%) Solaris
6 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (25.28%) MVC
3 123 (16.99%) TDD
4 89 (12.29%) Software Engineering
5 81 (11.19%) SDLC
6 80 (11.05%) Web Development
7 70 (9.67%) Open Source
8 67 (9.25%) OO
9 65 (8.98%) Web Application Development
10 61 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (7.46%) Scrum
13 44 (6.08%) BDD
14 42 (5.80%) Open Source Development
15 37 (5.11%) ETL
15 37 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 37 (5.11%) Unit Testing
16 36 (4.97%) Front End Development
16 36 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
16 36 (4.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 304 (41.99%) C#
2 266 (36.74%) JavaScript
3 207 (28.59%) Java
4 149 (20.58%) SQL
5 67 (9.25%) PHP
6 64 (8.84%) Ruby
7 51 (7.04%) Python
8 38 (5.25%) PL/SQL
9 33 (4.56%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.18%) C++
11 14 (1.93%) Perl
12 11 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.52%) VB
13 10 (1.38%) Apple Swift
13 10 (1.38%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.38%) Scala
14 9 (1.24%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (10.91%) Degree
2 23 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.55%) PhD
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (0.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.28%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 88 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 76 (10.50%) Oracle
3 31 (4.28%) Tableau
4 18 (2.49%) Informatica
5 15 (2.07%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.93%) Alterian
7 13 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.80%) Teradata
8 12 (1.66%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.24%) Netezza
11 8 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.83%) Adobe
13 4 (0.55%) Cognos
13 4 (0.55%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.41%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.41%) SAP
15 2 (0.28%) Hyperion
15 2 (0.28%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
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Salary: £31000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
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Sanderson
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: up to £60,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum From £35,000 - £70,000
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Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Benefits
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