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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 47 69 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 36 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.15% 2.34% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 2.46% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 68
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,800 £30,000
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
1171 1464 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.20% 95.31% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 790 951 936
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (50.55%) Java
3 40 (43.96%) C++
4 37 (40.66%) C#
5 34 (37.36%) Degree
6 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (34.07%) Finance
8 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 25 (27.47%) HTML
10 23 (25.27%) OO
11 22 (24.18%) CSS
11 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
12 16 (17.58%) Python
13 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
13 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
14 14 (15.38%) jQuery
14 14 (15.38%) MVC
14 14 (15.38%) .NET
14 14 (15.38%) C
15 13 (14.29%) TDD
15 13 (14.29%) HTML5
16 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (13.19%) Spring
17 11 (12.09%) Scrum
17 11 (12.09%) SOA
17 11 (12.09%) Social Media
17 11 (12.09%) Microservices
18 10 (10.99%) Algorithms
18 10 (10.99%) PHP

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 3 (3.30%) JBoss
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Maya
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.30%) SSL
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.10%) DECT
3 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.10%) Modbus
3 1 (1.10%) UWB
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) MySQL
3 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) Big Data
5 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.40%) Redis
5 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.20%) ArangoDB
7 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) GIS
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Maven
2 7 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (5.49%) Ant
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Selenium
6 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.99%) Electronics
4 8 (8.79%) Retail
5 7 (7.69%) Games
6 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
6 6 (6.59%) Marketing
7 3 (3.30%) Avionics
8 2 (2.20%) Banking
9 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) HTML
2 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
2 22 (24.18%) CSS
3 14 (15.38%) .NET
3 14 (15.38%) jQuery
4 13 (14.29%) HTML5
5 12 (13.19%) Spring
6 10 (10.99%) J2EE
7 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.79%) REST
9 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.59%) CSS3
10 6 (6.59%) Middleware
11 5 (5.49%) LESS
11 5 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.40%) Celery
12 4 (4.40%) Flask
12 4 (4.40%) JSON
13 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.30%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Social Media
3 10 (10.99%) Algorithms
4 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.69%) Physics
6 6 (6.59%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.40%) Digital Media
8 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.20%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.20%) User Experience
10 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.10%) Animation
10 1 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.10%) ASIC
10 1 (1.10%) iPad
10 1 (1.10%) iPhone
10 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.10%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Android
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) VxWorks
3 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) OO
4 14 (15.38%) MVC
5 13 (14.29%) TDD
6 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.09%) Microservices
7 11 (12.09%) Scrum
7 11 (12.09%) SOA
8 9 (9.89%) BDD
9 8 (8.79%) OOD
9 8 (8.79%) UML
10 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (6.59%) Kanban
10 6 (6.59%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (5.49%) Open Source
11 5 (5.49%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) Java
2 40 (43.96%) C++
3 37 (40.66%) C#
4 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.58%) Python
6 14 (15.38%) C
7 10 (10.99%) PHP
8 8 (8.79%) Delphi
9 7 (7.69%) Ruby
10 6 (6.59%) SQL
11 5 (5.49%) MATLAB
11 5 (5.49%) Perl
12 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.10%) Fortran
13 1 (1.10%) Jython
13 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.10%) Smalltalk
13 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (37.36%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) SAP
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) Apple
5 2 (2.20%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) Intel
6 1 (1.10%) Talend
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
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