The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 9 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.67% 2.10% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 2.22% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
UK excluding London average 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
39 135 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 86.67% 94.41% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 105 166
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) CAD
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) iPad

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin