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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 8 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 23.53% 32.20% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.49% 32.20% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
49 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 96.08% 100.00% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 43
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Dundee

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) SDLC
4 10 (47.62%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) Spring
6 8 (38.10%) J2EE
7 7 (33.33%) JUnit
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) Subversion
7 7 (33.33%) JIRA
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) GWT
7 7 (33.33%) Android
8 6 (28.57%) Spring Security
8 6 (28.57%) Spring Integration
8 6 (28.57%) FishEye
8 6 (28.57%) JAX-RS
8 6 (28.57%) Servlets
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) C
9 5 (23.81%) C++
9 5 (23.81%) Firmware
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
10 4 (19.05%) XML
10 4 (19.05%) Windows

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQLite
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) FishEye
3 3 (14.29%) WinDbg
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) Spring
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
4 7 (33.33%) GWT
5 6 (28.57%) Spring Security
5 6 (28.57%) Spring Integration
5 6 (28.57%) JAX-RS
5 6 (28.57%) Servlets
6 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (19.05%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) Qt
10 1 (4.76%) .NET
10 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
10 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (9.52%) OpenWrt
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C
4 5 (23.81%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atmel
2 3 (14.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.76%) HP