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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 9 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.28% 6.99% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 11.59% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 18
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.08%
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
52 164 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.23% 60.29% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 110 190
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 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#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
4 5 (45.45%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) WinForms
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) SCADA
8 1 (9.09%) Physics
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) Firmware
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) Delphi
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) SCADA
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) C
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Delphi
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle