The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Software Programmer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 99
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.39% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 1027 1213 1312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.22% 93.60% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 666 784 799
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Edinburgh

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Edinburgh