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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 6 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 28.95% 14.49% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.14% 15.87% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
73 63 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 96.05% 91.30% 89.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 48 45
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,974 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,595 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Dundee

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) C#
4 14 (42.42%) C++
4 14 (42.42%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) MVC
6 11 (33.33%) Degree
7 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
7 10 (30.30%) Android
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
9 8 (24.24%) Data Structures
9 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
9 8 (24.24%) Ruby
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) Python
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) HTML
10 7 (21.21%) C
10 7 (21.21%) CSS
10 7 (21.21%) XML
10 7 (21.21%) Games
10 7 (21.21%) SDLC
11 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
12 5 (15.15%) REST
12 5 (15.15%) Web Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Trello
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQLite
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Maven
1 3 (9.09%) WinDbg
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) QUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (21.21%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) CSS
1 7 (21.21%) XML
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Java EE
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Flex
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
5 2 (6.06%) Flash
6 1 (3.03%) XHTML
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.03%) Qt
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 8 (24.24%) Data Structures
4 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (6.06%) Physics
6 2 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) MVC
4 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 4 (12.12%) CRM
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 4 (12.12%) Logistics
9 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
10 3 (9.09%) Game Development
10 3 (9.09%) Kanban
10 3 (9.09%) OOD
10 3 (9.09%) B2B
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) C++
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Ruby
5 7 (21.21%) C
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.06%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (3.03%) Lua
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Atmel
2 3 (9.09%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Google