The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1029 854 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.21% 30.16% 26.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.62% 31.22% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 702 438 507
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Scotland

Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Developer in Scotland

Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Scotland

Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 611 £45,000 +11.80% 71
Edinburgh +1 384 £40,000 -5.88% 48
West Lothian -1 19 £36,500 -17.04% 1
Fife +11 9 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Stirling 0 7 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Aberdeen -6 6 £41,750 -4.57% 4
South Lanarkshire +2 5 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Dundee -12 5 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Falkirk +5 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 864 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 742 (39.01%) C#
3 700 (36.80%) JavaScript
4 692 (36.38%) .NET
5 639 (33.60%) Java
6 556 (29.23%) HTML
7 555 (29.18%) SQL
7 555 (29.18%) SQL Server
8 517 (27.18%) MVC
9 442 (23.24%) CSS
10 439 (23.08%) Finance
11 436 (22.92%) ASP.NET
12 427 (22.45%) TDD
13 381 (20.03%) AngularJS
14 322 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 319 (16.77%) Relational Database
16 260 (13.67%) OO
17 245 (12.88%) Degree
18 231 (12.15%) HTML5
19 222 (11.67%) Scrum
20 219 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
21 211 (11.09%) Microsoft
22 209 (10.99%) Web Development
23 199 (10.46%) Git (software)
24 196 (10.30%) SDLC
25 193 (10.15%) jQuery
25 193 (10.15%) Oracle
26 191 (10.04%) Spring
27 188 (9.88%) Python
28 179 (9.41%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 82 (4.31%) CMS
2 43 (2.26%) Tomcat
3 32 (1.68%) Apache
3 32 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 26 (1.37%) WordPress
5 24 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 23 (1.21%) Drupal
7 18 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 17 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 17 (0.89%) IIS
9 14 (0.74%) SAS
10 13 (0.68%) JBoss
11 12 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.32%) Confluence
14 6 (0.32%) Content Management Server
14 6 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.21%) Kentico
Applications
1 44 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.21%) InDesign
6 2 (0.11%) InVision
6 2 (0.11%) UXPin
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.053%) GIMP
7 1 (0.053%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 37 (1.95%) Magento
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.053%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.053%) Line 500
7 1 (0.053%) Sage BI
7 1 (0.053%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.053%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 111 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.05%) GitHub
4 33 (1.74%) SaaS
5 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.21%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.21%) PaaS
8 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.16%) Office 365
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) Trello
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.053%) Asana
10 1 (0.053%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.053%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.053%) Force.com
10 1 (0.053%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.89%) Internet
2 11 (0.58%) Intranet
3 7 (0.37%) SMS
4 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.21%) HTTP
5 4 (0.21%) SSL
5 4 (0.21%) Wireless
6 3 (0.16%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.16%) Telnet
7 1 (0.053%) Skype
7 1 (0.053%) SNMP
7 1 (0.053%) SSH
7 1 (0.053%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (29.18%) SQL Server
2 319 (16.77%) Relational Database
3 177 (9.31%) RDBMS
4 132 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 131 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
7 120 (6.31%) Big Data
8 115 (6.05%) NoSQL
9 110 (5.78%) MySQL
10 78 (4.10%) MongoDB
11 68 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 61 (3.21%) Oracle Database
13 52 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
15 41 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
16 37 (1.95%) Hadoop
17 35 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
18 33 (1.74%) DB2
19 31 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
20 27 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 199 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 166 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 75 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 73 (3.84%) Maven
5 67 (3.52%) Subversion
6 61 (3.21%) JUnit
6 61 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (2.37%) JIRA
8 38 (2.00%) Selenium
9 29 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.37%) Bitbucket
11 25 (1.31%) Ant
12 23 (1.21%) Eclipse
13 22 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (0.95%) NUnit
15 18 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
16 17 (0.89%) PVCS
General
1 439 (23.08%) Finance
2 116 (6.10%) Banking
3 54 (2.84%) Investment Banking
4 46 (2.42%) Marketing
5 27 (1.42%) Advertising
5 27 (1.42%) Automotive
6 22 (1.16%) Retail
7 17 (0.89%) Games
8 13 (0.68%) Legal
9 10 (0.53%) Local Government
10 9 (0.47%) Front Office
11 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.26%) Electronics
12 5 (0.26%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.16%) German Language
13 3 (0.16%) Law
13 3 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.053%) Back Office
14 1 (0.053%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (36.38%) .NET
2 556 (29.23%) HTML
3 442 (23.24%) CSS
4 436 (22.92%) ASP.NET
5 381 (20.03%) AngularJS
6 322 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 231 (12.15%) HTML5
8 193 (10.15%) jQuery
9 191 (10.04%) Spring
10 179 (9.41%) XML
11 167 (8.78%) .NET Framework
12 166 (8.73%) CSS3
13 145 (7.62%) Web Services
14 138 (7.26%) Node.js
15 124 (6.52%) RESTful
16 118 (6.20%) JSON
17 113 (5.94%) React
18 111 (5.84%) Hibernate
19 109 (5.73%) Entity Framework
19 109 (5.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 158 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 97 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (4.52%) User Experience
5 76 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 74 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 31 (1.63%) Credit Risk
9 26 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 24 (1.26%) Robotics
11 17 (0.89%) Fintech
12 13 (0.68%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.58%) Market Risk
14 11 (0.58%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.37%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.32%) Blog
16 6 (0.32%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (5.94%) Linux
2 85 (4.47%) Android
2 85 (4.47%) Unix
3 82 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 52 (2.73%) Windows
5 8 (0.42%) Solaris
6 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.11%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.053%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.053%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.053%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (27.18%) MVC
3 427 (22.45%) TDD
4 260 (13.67%) OO
5 222 (11.67%) Scrum
6 219 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
7 209 (10.99%) Web Development
8 196 (10.30%) SDLC
9 163 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 130 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
11 129 (6.78%) Unit Testing
12 122 (6.41%) Front End Development
13 110 (5.78%) BDD
14 100 (5.26%) Open Source
15 96 (5.05%) Web Application Development
16 95 (4.99%) Mentoring
17 94 (4.94%) Test Automation
18 88 (4.63%) ETL
19 72 (3.79%) SOA
20 71 (3.73%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 742 (39.01%) C#
2 700 (36.80%) JavaScript
3 639 (33.60%) Java
4 555 (29.18%) SQL
5 188 (9.88%) Python
6 168 (8.83%) PHP
7 118 (6.20%) PL/SQL
8 113 (5.94%) T-SQL
9 111 (5.84%) C++
10 106 (5.57%) Ruby
11 50 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 38 (2.00%) Perl
13 32 (1.68%) VB
14 31 (1.63%) VBA
15 30 (1.58%) TypeScript
16 29 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 25 (1.31%) Apple Swift
18 24 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 22 (1.16%) C
19 22 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 245 (12.88%) Degree
2 57 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.00%) MySQL Certification
5 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.21%) MCAD
8 4 (0.21%) MCSD
8 4 (0.21%) MCTS
9 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.11%) MCP
10 2 (0.11%) PhD
10 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.053%) ISEB
11 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.053%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.053%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.26%) QA
2 26 (1.37%) Basel III
3 24 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.37%) MiFID
5 6 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 26 (1.37%) Docker
2 7 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.21%) Firmware
3 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 6 (0.32%) HAProxy
2 4 (0.21%) cPanel
3 3 (0.16%) Chronos
3 3 (0.16%) Marathon
4 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.053%) Ansible
5 1 (0.053%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.053%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 211 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 193 (10.15%) Oracle
3 45 (2.37%) Xamarin
4 39 (2.05%) Tableau
5 32 (1.68%) Perforce
6 29 (1.52%) Informatica
7 28 (1.47%) Zend
8 27 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 25 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
10 24 (1.26%) IBM
10 24 (1.26%) Sybase
11 20 (1.05%) Cognos
12 19 (1.00%) Talend
13 18 (0.95%) Alterian
14 17 (0.89%) Adobe
14 17 (0.89%) Facebook
15 14 (0.74%) Netezza
16 12 (0.63%) Google
16 12 (0.63%) TIBCO
16 12 (0.63%) Twitter
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