The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Aberdeen region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 9 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.25% 3.37% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 3.49% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,250 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 86 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 100.00% 96.63% 92.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 207
Median salary £40,000 £41,928 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software Engineer 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 Aberdeen region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin