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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 55 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 46 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.24% 3.45% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 3.61% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 75
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £30,500
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
1167 1273 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.65% 95.43% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 704 796 976
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £59,000
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 31 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (47.06%) Degree
3 39 (45.88%) Java
4 37 (43.53%) Computer Science
5 35 (41.18%) C++
6 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (29.41%) C#
8 24 (28.24%) Linux
9 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
10 22 (25.88%) C
11 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
12 17 (20.00%) Python
13 15 (17.65%) HTML
14 14 (16.47%) Perl
14 14 (16.47%) CSS
15 13 (15.29%) SQL
15 13 (15.29%) .NET
15 13 (15.29%) OO
16 12 (14.12%) jQuery
17 11 (12.94%) Finance
17 11 (12.94%) SOA
17 11 (12.94%) MySQL
18 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
18 10 (11.76%) Web Services
18 10 (11.76%) Scrum
18 10 (11.76%) BDD
19 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
19 9 (10.59%) Spring
19 9 (10.59%) RDBMS

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 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) Alfresco
2 5 (5.88%) JBoss
3 4 (4.71%) SAS
3 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Internet
2 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.88%) Network Security
4 4 (4.71%) HTTP
5 3 (3.53%) Modbus
5 3 (3.53%) SSL
6 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.18%) RS-232
6 1 (1.18%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) MySQL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.59%) RDBMS
3 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) Big Data
4 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.53%) NewSQL
6 3 (3.53%) OLAP
6 3 (3.53%) OLTP
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.53%) Redis
6 3 (3.53%) VoltDB
7 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Maven
2 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.06%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (7.06%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (7.06%) Selenium
4 5 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.35%) Grunt
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Avionics
5 2 (2.35%) Military
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
2 15 (17.65%) HTML
3 14 (16.47%) CSS
4 13 (15.29%) .NET
5 12 (14.12%) jQuery
6 10 (11.76%) Web Services
7 9 (10.59%) Spring
8 8 (9.41%) HTML5
8 8 (9.41%) JSON
8 8 (9.41%) RESTful
9 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.88%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.88%) JSP
10 5 (5.88%) LAMP
10 5 (5.88%) Servlets
10 5 (5.88%) SOAP
10 5 (5.88%) Spring Security
10 5 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.88%) XHTML
11 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.24%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.06%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.88%) Internet of Things
4 5 (5.88%) Physics
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.53%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.35%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.35%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.35%) Social Media
7 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) Equities
8 1 (1.18%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.18%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) VxWorks
4 4 (4.71%) Debian
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.29%) OO
4 11 (12.94%) SOA
5 10 (11.76%) BDD
5 10 (11.76%) Scrum
6 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.41%) Open Source
7 8 (9.41%) TDD
8 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.24%) MVC
8 7 (8.24%) UML
8 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Microservices
9 6 (7.06%) SDLC
10 5 (5.88%) Document Management
10 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.88%) OOD
10 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) Java
2 35 (41.18%) C++
3 25 (29.41%) C#
4 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 22 (25.88%) C
6 17 (20.00%) Python
7 14 (16.47%) Perl
8 13 (15.29%) SQL
9 7 (8.24%) PHP
10 6 (7.06%) MATLAB
11 5 (5.88%) Delphi
11 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.71%) Lisp
13 2 (2.35%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.35%) Ruby
13 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.18%) Fortran
14 1 (1.18%) Go
14 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (47.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) PhD
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Apple
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Vertica
3 2 (2.35%) Minitab
3 2 (2.35%) Twitter
4 1 (1.18%) Intel
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
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