The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Programmer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 87 94
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.080% 0.75% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.79% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £30,431
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +51.16%  
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 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Edinburgh

Programmer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) CMS
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
1 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.67%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Sass
4 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
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