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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 42 67 36
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.43% 2.50% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 2.64% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 55
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £6,367 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1039 1175 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 665 809 850
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 98 (96.08%) Software Engineering
2 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (50.00%) Java
4 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (34.31%) C++
5 33 (32.35%) C#
6 30 (29.41%) Python
7 28 (27.45%) Degree
8 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
9 26 (25.49%) OO
10 24 (23.53%) HTML
11 22 (21.57%) CSS
11 22 (21.57%) Linux
12 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
13 17 (16.67%) Finance
13 17 (16.67%) TDD
14 16 (15.69%) Spring
14 16 (15.69%) PHP
15 14 (13.73%) C
15 14 (13.73%) MySQL
15 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
15 14 (13.73%) MongoDB
16 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
17 12 (11.76%) .NET
17 12 (11.76%) Ruby
17 12 (11.76%) MVC
17 12 (11.76%) jQuery
17 12 (11.76%) React
18 11 (10.78%) SaaS
18 11 (10.78%) HTML5

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 9 (8.82%) JBoss
2 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.96%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) SaaS
2 5 (4.90%) GitHub
3 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.92%) Slack
4 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) Bluetooth
2 3 (2.94%) DECT
2 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.94%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.96%) Network Security
3 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) Wireless
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.98%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) MongoDB
1 14 (13.73%) MySQL
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.86%) Big Data
4 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.88%) Redis
5 5 (4.90%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.92%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.96%) ArangoDB
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.98%) HBase
8 1 (0.98%) Impala
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.84%) Maven
3 8 (7.84%) Subversion
4 7 (6.86%) Ant
5 6 (5.88%) Selenium
6 5 (4.90%) webpack
7 4 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (3.92%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.96%) Babel
8 2 (1.96%) Mocha
8 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.98%) JUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 7 (6.86%) Electronics
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.88%) Games
4 6 (5.88%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
2 24 (23.53%) HTML
3 22 (21.57%) CSS
4 16 (15.69%) Spring
5 12 (11.76%) .NET
5 12 (11.76%) jQuery
5 12 (11.76%) React
6 11 (10.78%) HTML5
7 10 (9.80%) CSS3
7 10 (9.80%) Node.js
7 10 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.84%) RESTful
10 7 (6.86%) Celery
10 7 (6.86%) J2EE
10 7 (6.86%) Web Services
11 6 (5.88%) Flask
12 5 (4.90%) Apache Camel
12 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.84%) Social Media
3 7 (6.86%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.86%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.92%) Blog
6 2 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (1.96%) Fintech
6 2 (1.96%) Physics
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Arduino
7 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) iPhone
7 1 (0.98%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Android
3 9 (8.82%) Windows
4 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.98%) CentOS
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Unix
7 1 (0.98%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (96.08%) Software Engineering
2 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.49%) OO
4 17 (16.67%) TDD
5 12 (11.76%) MVC
6 11 (10.78%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.82%) Open Source
8 8 (7.84%) SDLC
9 7 (6.86%) Analytics
9 7 (6.86%) Coaching
9 7 (6.86%) Microservices
9 7 (6.86%) OOP
10 6 (5.88%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.90%) Web Development
12 4 (3.92%) BDD
12 4 (3.92%) Kanban
12 4 (3.92%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.00%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) C++
2 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 33 (32.35%) C#
4 30 (29.41%) Python
5 16 (15.69%) PHP
6 14 (13.73%) C
7 12 (11.76%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) SQL
9 2 (1.96%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.96%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.96%) ES6
10 1 (0.98%) Erlang
10 1 (0.98%) Jython
10 1 (0.98%) Lua
10 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.98%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) R
10 1 (0.98%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) KVM
2 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.92%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Talend
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (0.98%) Freescale
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
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