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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 11 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 13.24% 6.58% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.52% 7.58% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £24,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
62 66 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 91.18% 86.84% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 23
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Dundee

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) Android
4 12 (42.86%) C++
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) C
6 10 (35.71%) Games
6 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 9 (32.14%) Subversion
7 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) C#
8 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.00%) Web Development
9 7 (25.00%) JIRA
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Atmel
10 6 (21.43%) WinDbg
10 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 6 (21.43%) CSS
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
11 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
11 5 (17.86%) JUnit
11 5 (17.86%) OO
11 5 (17.86%) Apache
11 5 (17.86%) PHP
11 5 (17.86%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SMTP
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
2 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
4 6 (21.43%) WinDbg
5 5 (17.86%) JUnit
6 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (7.14%) FishEye
7 2 (7.14%) Hudson
7 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 10 (35.71%) Games
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) Spring
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) JSP
3 3 (10.71%) Servlets
3 3 (10.71%) Spring Integration
3 3 (10.71%) Spring Security
3 3 (10.71%) GWT
4 2 (7.14%) Flash
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Stage3D
5 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 3 (10.71%) Social Gaming
4 2 (7.14%) Online Games
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Games
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Android
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Game Development
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Change Control
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.57%) Android Development
8 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) C
4 8 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) PHP
7 4 (14.29%) Ruby
7 4 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (3.57%) GLSL
9 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.57%) HLSL
9 1 (3.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Atmel
2 3 (10.71%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Zend