The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 34 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.96% 3.05% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.23% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 18
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £42,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
339 310 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.37% 94.51% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) SCADA
7 2 (16.67%) Wonderware
7 2 (16.67%) Java EE
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) EJB
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Siemens
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) JPA
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) EJB
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Siemens
1 2 (16.67%) Wonderware
2 1 (8.33%) Allen-Bradley
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