The median annual salary for a Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the Scottish Borders during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Developer
Scotland / Scottish Borders
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 22.22% 20.00% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £43,750 £30,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -0.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £30,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £30,000 £36,050
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 the Scottish Borders. 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
Scottish Borders
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 77.78% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% +39.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the Scottish Borders

Developer
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Salary trend for Developer in the Scottish Borders

Developer
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Peebles - 2 £43,750 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scottish Borders region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) jBPM
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Drools
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) jBPM
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) RichFaces
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat