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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 58 62 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 46 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.20% 3.28% 6.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.43% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 87
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 £35,500 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £150,500 £49,000 £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
1141 1343 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.04% 95.66% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 655 843 991
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £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 25 June 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (47.62%) Degree
3 38 (45.24%) Java
4 36 (42.86%) C++
5 35 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 30 (35.71%) C#
7 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 22 (26.19%) AngularJS
10 20 (23.81%) C
10 20 (23.81%) Linux
11 16 (19.05%) HTML
12 15 (17.86%) CSS
12 15 (17.86%) OO
12 15 (17.86%) Python
12 15 (17.86%) Finance
13 14 (16.67%) SOA
13 14 (16.67%) .NET
13 14 (16.67%) jQuery
14 13 (15.48%) SQL
14 13 (15.48%) Perl
15 11 (13.10%) MySQL
16 10 (11.90%) TDD
16 10 (11.90%) Scrum
16 10 (11.90%) BDD
17 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (10.71%) MVC
17 9 (10.71%) PHP
17 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
17 9 (10.71%) Web Services

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 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) Alfresco
2 4 (4.76%) JBoss
2 4 (4.76%) SAS
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Internet
2 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 3 (3.57%) Modbus
4 3 (3.57%) SSL
5 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.19%) RS-232
6 1 (1.19%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.76%) Redis
6 3 (3.57%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.38%) NewSQL
7 2 (2.38%) OLAP
7 2 (2.38%) OLTP
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.38%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Maven
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Electronics
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Avionics
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) AngularJS
2 16 (19.05%) HTML
3 15 (17.86%) CSS
4 14 (16.67%) .NET
4 14 (16.67%) jQuery
5 9 (10.71%) Web Services
6 8 (9.52%) HTML5
6 8 (9.52%) Spring
7 7 (8.33%) JSON
7 7 (8.33%) RESTful
8 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.14%) LESS
8 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.95%) JSP
9 5 (5.95%) REST
9 5 (5.95%) Servlets
9 5 (5.95%) SOAP
10 4 (4.76%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.76%) Flask
10 4 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
3 5 (5.95%) Physics
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.76%) Social Media
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.38%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) ASIC
7 1 (1.19%) Equities
7 1 (1.19%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.19%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) VxWorks
4 4 (4.76%) Debian
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) OO
4 14 (16.67%) SOA
5 10 (11.90%) BDD
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.71%) MVC
7 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.52%) Microservices
8 7 (8.33%) Open Source
8 7 (8.33%) UML
9 6 (7.14%) OOD
10 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.95%) SDLC
10 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.76%) Kanban
11 4 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Java
2 36 (42.86%) C++
3 30 (35.71%) C#
4 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.81%) C
6 15 (17.86%) Python
7 13 (15.48%) Perl
7 13 (15.48%) SQL
8 9 (10.71%) PHP
9 8 (9.52%) Delphi
10 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.76%) Lisp
11 4 (4.76%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.57%) Ruby
13 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.19%) Fortran
14 1 (1.19%) Go
14 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (47.62%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) PhD
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle
2 3 (3.57%) Apple
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) Twitter
3 2 (2.38%) Vertica
4 1 (1.19%) Intel
4 1 (1.19%) VMware
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