The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Software Programmer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 161 153
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £47,500
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 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 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Scotland

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Scotland

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Software 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 Scotland region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Software Programmer 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle