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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 61 63 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 43 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 2.95% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 3.09% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 85
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1149 1392 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.67% 95.34% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 673 917 965
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (47.83%) C++
2 44 (47.83%) Degree
3 39 (42.39%) Java
4 35 (38.04%) C#
5 32 (34.78%) Computer Science
6 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 22 (23.91%) C
9 22 (23.91%) Finance
10 21 (22.83%) HTML
11 19 (20.65%) CSS
11 19 (20.65%) OO
12 17 (18.48%) Linux
12 17 (18.48%) Python
13 15 (16.30%) .NET
14 13 (14.13%) jQuery
15 12 (13.04%) HTML5
15 12 (13.04%) MVC
15 12 (13.04%) Perl
15 12 (13.04%) SOA
16 11 (11.96%) SQL
16 11 (11.96%) TDD
17 10 (10.87%) MySQL
17 10 (10.87%) PHP
17 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
18 9 (9.78%) Delphi
18 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
18 9 (9.78%) 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 4 (4.35%) Apache
1 4 (4.35%) SAS
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Maya
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
1 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.35%) Network Security
3 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.26%) Modbus
3 3 (3.26%) SSL
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.09%) DECT
5 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.09%) RS-232
5 1 (1.09%) RS-485
5 1 (1.09%) UWB
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.35%) Redis
4 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) ArangoDB
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.52%) Maven
2 6 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (6.52%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) Subversion
4 2 (2.17%) Ant
4 2 (2.17%) Grunt
5 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Electronics
4 4 (4.35%) Games
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Avionics
6 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 21 (22.83%) HTML
3 19 (20.65%) CSS
4 15 (16.30%) .NET
5 13 (14.13%) jQuery
6 12 (13.04%) HTML5
7 7 (7.61%) LESS
7 7 (7.61%) Spring
8 6 (6.52%) J2EE
8 6 (6.52%) REST
8 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.43%) Middleware
9 5 (5.43%) Web Services
10 4 (4.35%) CSS3
10 4 (4.35%) Flask
10 4 (4.35%) JSP
10 4 (4.35%) Servlets
10 4 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.78%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.70%) Physics
4 7 (7.61%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.61%) Social Media
5 4 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.26%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.17%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.17%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.17%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.09%) Animation
8 1 (1.09%) ASIC
8 1 (1.09%) Equities
8 1 (1.09%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Android
3 5 (5.43%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.26%) Debian
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) OO
4 12 (13.04%) MVC
4 12 (13.04%) SOA
5 11 (11.96%) TDD
6 9 (9.78%) Microservices
7 8 (8.70%) BDD
7 8 (8.70%) OOD
7 8 (8.70%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) UML
9 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (5.43%) Data Management
10 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.43%) Kanban
10 5 (5.43%) SDLC
10 5 (5.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) C++
2 39 (42.39%) Java
3 35 (38.04%) C#
4 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
5 22 (23.91%) C
6 17 (18.48%) Python
7 12 (13.04%) Perl
8 11 (11.96%) SQL
9 10 (10.87%) PHP
10 9 (9.78%) Delphi
11 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.43%) Ruby
12 4 (4.35%) Lisp
12 4 (4.35%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.17%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.09%) Fortran
14 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (47.83%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) PhD
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) Apple
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (1.09%) Intel
4 1 (1.09%) VMware
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