The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunfermline region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 4 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 26.32% 4.17% 43.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 5.00% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 17
Average salary £47,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Fife

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunfermline region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 78.95% 83.33% 71.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 27
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Dunfermline

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (9.09%) FMCG
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) C
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft