The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 186 102 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.29% 7.22% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.49% 8.80% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 149 75 78
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1284 1159 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.81% 82.08% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 847 740 698
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Edinburgh region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 160 (47.76%) .NET
2 148 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (41.19%) C#
4 127 (37.91%) Degree
5 118 (35.22%) JavaScript
6 117 (34.93%) Computer Science
7 115 (34.33%) Java
8 110 (32.84%) C++
9 105 (31.34%) SQL
10 85 (25.37%) ASP.NET
10 85 (25.37%) MVC
11 81 (24.18%) Linux
12 75 (22.39%) jQuery
13 71 (21.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 71 (21.19%) OO
14 67 (20.00%) HTML
15 66 (19.70%) C
15 66 (19.70%) Ajax
16 55 (16.42%) NHibernate
16 55 (16.42%) .NET Framework
16 55 (16.42%) Mathematics
17 51 (15.22%) T-SQL
18 48 (14.33%) SQL Server
19 46 (13.73%) XML
20 44 (13.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 43 (12.84%) Amazon EC2
22 42 (12.54%) E-Commerce
23 41 (12.24%) Python
24 40 (11.94%) Cryptography
24 40 (11.94%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.25%) Apache
2 28 (8.36%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.09%) Node.js
4 7 (2.09%) SAS
5 6 (1.79%) CICS
6 4 (1.19%) JBoss
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Applications
1 31 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.84%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.79%) SaaS
5 3 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.06%) Internet
2 16 (4.78%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.39%) HTTP
5 4 (1.19%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.19%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.90%) Intranet
7 2 (0.60%) SNMP
7 2 (0.60%) SMTP
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
8 1 (0.30%) Firewall
8 1 (0.30%) VPN
8 1 (0.30%) CTI
8 1 (0.30%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.15%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.06%) RDBMS
4 24 (7.16%) MySQL
5 12 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.99%) Big Data
7 8 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.90%) NewSQL
10 3 (0.90%) OLAP
10 3 (0.90%) OLTP
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.60%) VoltDB
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.76%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.46%) Subversion
4 8 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.49%) Ant
5 5 (1.49%) Maven
6 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.19%) JUnit
6 4 (1.19%) GCC
6 4 (1.19%) LLVM
6 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.30%) Appium
7 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.30%) FishEye
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
7 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 28 (8.36%) Finance
2 22 (6.57%) Law
3 18 (5.37%) Electronics
3 18 (5.37%) Games
4 17 (5.07%) Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Marketing
5 4 (1.19%) French Language
6 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 187 (55.82%) Software Engineer
2 134 (40.00%) Developer
3 68 (20.30%) Software Developer
4 41 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
5 31 (9.25%) Java Developer
6 29 (8.66%) C# Developer
7 27 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 24 (7.16%) Senior Developer
9 23 (6.87%) Programmer
9 23 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (4.78%) Lead Developer
13 16 (4.78%) Software Programmer
13 16 (4.78%) Lead C# Developer
13 16 (4.78%) .NET Programmer
13 16 (4.78%) Lead .NET Developer
13 16 (4.78%) ASP.NET Programmer
14 15 (4.48%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (47.76%) .NET
2 85 (25.37%) ASP.NET
3 75 (22.39%) jQuery
4 71 (21.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (20.00%) HTML
6 66 (19.70%) Ajax
7 55 (16.42%) NHibernate
7 55 (16.42%) .NET Framework
8 46 (13.73%) XML
9 44 (13.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 40 (11.94%) CSS
11 32 (9.55%) Web Services
12 27 (8.06%) Servlets
13 23 (6.87%) SOAP
14 22 (6.57%) WPF
15 20 (5.97%) Qt
16 18 (5.37%) JSP
16 18 (5.37%) OpenGL
17 17 (5.07%) WCF
18 16 (4.78%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 117 (34.93%) Computer Science
2 55 (16.42%) Mathematics
3 40 (11.94%) Cryptography
4 35 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.16%) Physics
6 21 (6.27%) Algorithms
7 17 (5.07%) Visualisation
7 17 (5.07%) Open Source
8 16 (4.78%) CUDA
9 13 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (3.28%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.39%) Client/Server
12 7 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (1.79%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.19%) Life Science
14 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.19%) User Experience
15 3 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.18%) Linux
2 40 (11.94%) UNIX
3 28 (8.36%) Windows
4 25 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.48%) Debian
6 12 (3.58%) Android
7 10 (2.99%) CentOS
8 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.39%) Fedora
10 6 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.79%) zOS
11 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.37%) MVC
3 71 (21.19%) OO
4 42 (12.54%) E-Commerce
5 36 (10.75%) Unit Testing
6 35 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 33 (9.85%) Automated Testing
8 29 (8.66%) TDD
9 22 (6.57%) OOP
9 22 (6.57%) Scrum
10 18 (5.37%) Software Architecture
11 17 (5.07%) Analytics
11 17 (5.07%) Web Development
11 17 (5.07%) Project Management
12 16 (4.78%) OOD
12 16 (4.78%) 3D Visualisation
13 15 (4.48%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (3.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 138 (41.19%) C#
2 118 (35.22%) JavaScript
3 115 (34.33%) Java
4 110 (32.84%) C++
5 105 (31.34%) SQL
6 66 (19.70%) C
7 51 (15.22%) T-SQL
8 41 (12.24%) Python
9 38 (11.34%) Perl
10 21 (6.27%) Ruby
11 16 (4.78%) VC++
12 12 (3.58%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.28%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.99%) PHP
15 9 (2.69%) Fortran
15 9 (2.69%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.39%) Assembly Language
17 7 (2.09%) CoffeeScript
17 7 (2.09%) Lisp
18 6 (1.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 127 (37.91%) Degree
2 19 (5.67%) PhD
3 7 (2.09%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.19%) GIAC
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.30%) HND
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Snort
1 4 (1.19%) Firmware
1 4 (1.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) OpenView
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
1 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.60%) SCCM
1 2 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (8.36%) Oracle
2 18 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.39%) Dell
4 7 (2.09%) Twitter
5 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.19%) Perforce
6 4 (1.19%) VMware
6 4 (1.19%) Zend
7 2 (0.60%) HP
7 2 (0.60%) Sybase
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.30%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix
8 1 (0.30%) Interwoven
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago