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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 3 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.38% 5.58% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 7.59% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 15
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
99 158 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 78.57% 73.49% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 79 126 156
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) GCC
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Programmer
4 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Java Programmer
5 4 (25.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Programmer
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Graduate
7 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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