The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 16 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.06% 7.86% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% 10.58% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,200 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 208 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 57.95% 74.29% 67.66%
Number of salaries quoted 97 163 158
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 15 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
6 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
6 8 (27.59%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
8 5 (17.24%) C
9 4 (13.79%) MS Office
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.79%) MVC
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.34%) C++
11 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle
11 2 (6.90%) SOA
11 2 (6.90%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.79%) Java Team Leader
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Programmer
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) C Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) JPA
4 1 (3.45%) LINQ
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Swing
4 1 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (3.45%) EJB
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) SCADA
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
2 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.24%) C
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) EMC