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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 22 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.98% 4.20% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 4.37% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Average salary £40,750 £43,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +10.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
223 252 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.89% 96.18% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127 190 219
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) C
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) VB
8 2 (15.38%) Advertising
8 2 (15.38%) SOA
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.69%) CDMA
9 1 (7.69%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) GCC
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Swing
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) SCADA
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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Posted: 11 days ago