The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Scottish Borders 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 Developer
Scotland / Scottish Borders
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 11.11% - 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the Scottish Borders

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in the Scottish Borders

Software 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 Software Developer within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 29 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 - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) jBPM
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) JPA

Software 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Drools
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) jBPM
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft