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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 22 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.35% 4.08% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 6.02% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 19
Average salary £39,000 £33,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
132 166 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.59% 67.76% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 128 182
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) C
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Line Management
8 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.64%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Doxygen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) GCC
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineer
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.55%) JDBC
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Line Management
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 5 (22.73%) C
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago