The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 7 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 15.00% 28.57% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.79% 28.57% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,750 £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £40,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38 63 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 95.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 36
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Dundee

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Games
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) Android
4 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 2 (14.29%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) VC++
6 2 (14.29%) Apache

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) FishEye
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Servlets
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) WPF
2 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
2 2 (14.29%) GWT
2 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
2 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 1 (7.14%) Stage3D
3 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games
2 2 (14.29%) Online Games
2 2 (14.29%) Social Gaming
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C++
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) VC++
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Lua
5 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (7.14%) GLSL
5 1 (7.14%) HLSL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago