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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 40 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 57 40 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.14% 3.18% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 3.36% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 50
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -19.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,273 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1060 1192 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 94.68% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 713 808 800
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 108 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 61 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.07%) Java
4 40 (35.71%) C++
5 38 (33.93%) JavaScript
6 37 (33.04%) C#
7 36 (32.14%) Python
8 33 (29.46%) AngularJS
9 28 (25.00%) Linux
10 26 (23.21%) Degree
11 23 (20.54%) HTML
12 22 (19.64%) CSS
12 22 (19.64%) OO
13 19 (16.96%) MySQL
13 19 (16.96%) TDD
14 18 (16.07%) PHP
14 18 (16.07%) Computer Science
14 18 (16.07%) jQuery
15 17 (15.18%) C
15 17 (15.18%) React
16 16 (14.29%) SDLC
16 16 (14.29%) .NET
16 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (13.39%) Ruby
17 15 (13.39%) Windows
18 14 (12.50%) Open Source
19 13 (11.61%) Scrum
20 12 (10.71%) Spring
21 11 (9.82%) MongoDB

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 7 (6.25%) JBoss
2 5 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) SaaS
2 5 (4.46%) GitHub
3 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.57%) Slack
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.79%) DECT
3 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.79%) Wireless
3 2 (1.79%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) MySQL
2 11 (9.82%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.14%) Redis
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.25%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.46%) Big Data
6 3 (2.68%) Pentaho
6 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.79%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.89%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.25%) Subversion
3 6 (5.36%) Selenium
4 5 (4.46%) Maven
4 5 (4.46%) webpack
5 4 (3.57%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.68%) Ant
6 3 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.79%) Babel
7 2 (1.79%) Mocha
7 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.46%) Electronics
2 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Marketing
2 4 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.46%) AngularJS
2 23 (20.54%) HTML
3 22 (19.64%) CSS
4 18 (16.07%) jQuery
5 17 (15.18%) React
6 16 (14.29%) .NET
7 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (10.71%) Spring
9 10 (8.93%) Node.js
10 9 (8.04%) Celery
10 9 (8.04%) RESTful
10 9 (8.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (7.14%) Flask
12 7 (6.25%) HTML5
13 6 (5.36%) CSS3
13 6 (5.36%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.36%) Web Services
14 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (4.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.04%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (3.57%) Blog
4 4 (3.57%) User Experience
5 3 (2.68%) Social Media
6 2 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.89%) Arduino
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) PACS
7 1 (0.89%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 8 (7.14%) Android
4 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.89%) Unix
8 1 (0.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 61 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.64%) OO
4 19 (16.96%) TDD
5 16 (14.29%) SDLC
6 14 (12.50%) Open Source
7 13 (11.61%) Scrum
8 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 10 (8.93%) MVC
9 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 7 (6.25%) Coaching
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.25%) Kanban
11 6 (5.36%) Analytics
11 6 (5.36%) BDD
11 6 (5.36%) OOP
11 6 (5.36%) Pair Programming
11 6 (5.36%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.46%) Microservices
12 5 (4.46%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.07%) Java
2 40 (35.71%) C++
3 38 (33.93%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.04%) C#
5 36 (32.14%) Python
6 18 (16.07%) PHP
7 17 (15.18%) C
8 15 (13.39%) Ruby
9 8 (7.14%) SQL
10 5 (4.46%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.68%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.79%) ES6
12 2 (1.79%) Perl
13 1 (0.89%) Lisp
13 1 (0.89%) R
13 1 (0.89%) Scala
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) KVM
2 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.46%) Puppet
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (2.68%) Google
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Talend
3 2 (1.79%) AppDynamics
3 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.79%) Splunk
4 1 (0.89%) Freescale
4 1 (0.89%) QNX
4 1 (0.89%) SAP
4 1 (0.89%) VMware
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