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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.26% 3.72% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 6.06% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
65 231 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 83.33% 61.44% 77.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 144 199
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £58,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) AWS Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) WinForms
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) Delphi
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft