The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 39 64 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 52 41 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.69% 2.88% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 3.01% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 63
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1059 1360 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.58% 95.57% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 689 861 940
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (97.25%) Software Engineering
2 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (51.38%) Java
3 43 (39.45%) C++
4 40 (36.70%) C#
4 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
5 32 (29.36%) Degree
5 32 (29.36%) AngularJS
6 30 (27.52%) HTML
6 30 (27.52%) OO
6 30 (27.52%) Python
7 27 (24.77%) CSS
8 25 (22.94%) Finance
9 20 (18.35%) Linux
10 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
11 18 (16.51%) TDD
12 17 (15.60%) Spring
12 17 (15.60%) MVC
13 15 (13.76%) .NET
13 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
13 15 (13.76%) HTML5
13 15 (13.76%) jQuery
14 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
14 14 (12.84%) MongoDB
14 14 (12.84%) PHP
14 14 (12.84%) C
15 13 (11.93%) MySQL
15 13 (11.93%) Scrum
16 12 (11.01%) Social Media
16 12 (11.01%) SaaS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.34%) JBoss
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.83%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) SaaS
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) GitHub
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.75%) Slack
4 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) Bluetooth
2 3 (2.75%) DECT
2 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.75%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.83%) Network Security
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) Wireless
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.93%) MySQL
4 9 (8.26%) Big Data
5 6 (5.50%) Redis
6 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.67%) Neo4j
7 4 (3.67%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.75%) ArangoDB
9 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.92%) GIS
10 1 (0.92%) HBase
10 1 (0.92%) Impala
10 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.26%) Maven
2 9 (8.26%) Subversion
3 8 (7.34%) Ant
4 6 (5.50%) Selenium
5 5 (4.59%) webpack
6 4 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.75%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.83%) Babel
8 2 (1.83%) Mocha
9 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.92%) JUnit
9 1 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Retail
2 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.34%) Electronics
3 8 (7.34%) Games
4 7 (6.42%) Marketing
5 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.36%) AngularJS
2 30 (27.52%) HTML
3 27 (24.77%) CSS
4 17 (15.60%) Spring
5 15 (13.76%) .NET
5 15 (13.76%) HTML5
5 15 (13.76%) jQuery
6 11 (10.09%) React
7 10 (9.17%) CSS3
7 10 (9.17%) Hibernate
7 10 (9.17%) J2EE
7 10 (9.17%) Node.js
7 10 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.42%) Celery
8 7 (6.42%) Middleware
8 7 (6.42%) RESTful
8 7 (6.42%) Web Services
9 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.50%) Flask
9 6 (5.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.01%) Algorithms
2 12 (11.01%) Social Media
3 9 (8.26%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.34%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.67%) Physics
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.75%) Blog
7 2 (1.83%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (1.83%) Fintech
7 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Animation
8 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Android
3 9 (8.26%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (97.25%) Software Engineering
2 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.52%) OO
4 18 (16.51%) TDD
5 17 (15.60%) MVC
6 13 (11.93%) Scrum
7 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.17%) Microservices
9 8 (7.34%) Open Source
9 8 (7.34%) SOA
10 7 (6.42%) Coaching
10 7 (6.42%) OOP
10 7 (6.42%) SDLC
11 6 (5.50%) Analytics
11 6 (5.50%) BDD
11 6 (5.50%) Kanban
11 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.59%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.38%) Java
2 43 (39.45%) C++
3 40 (36.70%) C#
3 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
4 30 (27.52%) Python
5 14 (12.84%) C
5 14 (12.84%) PHP
6 12 (11.01%) Ruby
7 3 (2.75%) Delphi
7 3 (2.75%) SQL
8 2 (1.83%) ES6
9 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.92%) Erlang
9 1 (0.92%) Jython
9 1 (0.92%) Lua
9 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.92%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.92%) KVM
3 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) SAP
3 4 (3.67%) Talend
4 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.83%) Google
4 2 (1.83%) Splunk
5 1 (0.92%) Freescale
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.92%) VMware
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