The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering 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 Engineering
Rank 8 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 12 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 23.53% 28.81% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.49% 30.36% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 96.08% 94.92% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 37
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Dundee

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Dundee

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SDLC
5 8 (38.10%) J2EE
6 7 (33.33%) JUnit
6 7 (33.33%) OO
6 7 (33.33%) Subversion
6 7 (33.33%) GWT
7 6 (28.57%) Spring Security
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) Spring Integration
7 6 (28.57%) FishEye
7 6 (28.57%) JAX-RS
7 6 (28.57%) Servlets
8 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
8 5 (23.81%) Android
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
9 4 (19.05%) XML
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) CRM
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (14.29%) ERP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) FishEye
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Graduate
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) Spring
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
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 1 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) Java EE
9 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
2 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) OOD
8 1 (4.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PhD
4 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.76%) Atmel