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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 36 76 37
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 36 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.25% 2.25% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 2.36% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 75
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
1086 1527 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.32% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 769 973 961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 98 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (47.96%) Java
3 46 (46.94%) C++
4 41 (41.84%) C#
5 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (39.80%) Degree
6 31 (31.63%) Finance
7 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 28 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 26 (26.53%) HTML
9 23 (23.47%) OO
9 23 (23.47%) CSS
9 23 (23.47%) Python
10 20 (20.41%) jQuery
11 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
11 18 (18.37%) MySQL
12 16 (16.33%) PHP
13 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
14 14 (14.29%) MVC
14 14 (14.29%) TDD
14 14 (14.29%) HTML5
15 13 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (13.27%) C
16 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
16 12 (12.24%) .NET
16 12 (12.24%) Algorithms
16 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (11.22%) Social Media
17 11 (11.22%) Mathematics
17 11 (11.22%) Microservices

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 2 (2.04%) CMS
1 2 (2.04%) IIS
1 2 (2.04%) JBoss
1 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.06%) SSL
3 2 (2.04%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.04%) DECT
3 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.04%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.02%) UWB
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) MySQL
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.20%) Redis
4 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.10%) Big Data
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) ArangoDB
7 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.02%) GIS
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Maven
3 5 (5.10%) Ant
3 5 (5.10%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (5.10%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (5.10%) Subversion
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (31.63%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Electronics
4 8 (8.16%) Games
5 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 6 (6.12%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Avionics
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 26 (26.53%) HTML
3 23 (23.47%) CSS
4 20 (20.41%) jQuery
5 14 (14.29%) HTML5
6 13 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (12.24%) .NET
8 11 (11.22%) Celery
8 11 (11.22%) Spring
9 10 (10.20%) Flask
9 10 (10.20%) J2EE
10 8 (8.16%) REST
11 7 (7.14%) CSS3
11 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
12 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.12%) Middleware
13 5 (5.10%) LESS
14 3 (3.06%) Android SDK
14 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (3.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.24%) Algorithms
3 11 (11.22%) Mathematics
3 11 (11.22%) Social Media
4 6 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.12%) Physics
5 4 (4.08%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.06%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (2.04%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Animation
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) iPhone
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Android
2 8 (8.16%) Linux
3 6 (6.12%) VxWorks
4 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.02%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.47%) OO
4 14 (14.29%) MVC
4 14 (14.29%) TDD
5 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.22%) Microservices
7 10 (10.20%) Scrum
7 10 (10.20%) SOA
8 8 (8.16%) BDD
9 7 (7.14%) Prototyping
9 7 (7.14%) SDLC
10 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (6.12%) Kanban
10 6 (6.12%) OOD
10 6 (6.12%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.10%) OOP
11 5 (5.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) Java
2 46 (46.94%) C++
3 41 (41.84%) C#
4 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (23.47%) Python
6 16 (16.33%) PHP
7 13 (13.27%) C
8 8 (8.16%) Delphi
9 7 (7.14%) Ruby
10 6 (6.12%) SQL
11 5 (5.10%) MATLAB
12 4 (4.08%) Perl
13 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.02%) Fortran
13 1 (1.02%) Jython
13 1 (1.02%) Lua
13 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.02%) Smalltalk
13 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (39.80%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) SAP
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.06%) Apple
5 2 (2.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) Intel
6 1 (1.02%) Talend
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