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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 18 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 108 86 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.45% 5.46% 11.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 6.04% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 88 60 149
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
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
1043 1424 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.25% 90.36% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 742 885 888
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 109 (56.48%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (50.26%) Java
3 72 (37.31%) Finance
4 68 (35.23%) Degree
5 58 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 58 (30.05%) C#
6 57 (29.53%) HTML
7 52 (26.94%) C++
8 51 (26.42%) Scrum
9 47 (24.35%) CSS
9 47 (24.35%) Telecoms
10 46 (23.83%) Spring
10 46 (23.83%) Git (software)
11 45 (23.32%) Retail
12 40 (20.73%) Games
13 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
13 37 (19.17%) Hibernate
14 35 (18.13%) Subversion
14 35 (18.13%) HTML5
15 34 (17.62%) Maven
15 34 (17.62%) Computer Science
16 33 (17.10%) AngularJS
17 30 (15.54%) OO
18 29 (15.03%) MVC
19 26 (13.47%) Android
20 25 (12.95%) Python
20 25 (12.95%) .NET
21 24 (12.44%) Social Media
22 23 (11.92%) Mentoring
22 23 (11.92%) MySQL

Software Engineering
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 (3.11%) JBoss
2 4 (2.07%) IIS
3 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.36%) SaaS
2 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.07%) LDAP
2 3 (1.55%) SSL
2 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.04%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.04%) DECT
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.04%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.52%) CTI
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) SMTP
4 1 (0.52%) UWB
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.92%) MySQL
3 22 (11.40%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.33%) Big Data
5 17 (8.81%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.74%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.22%) Apache Hive
7 12 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.22%) HBase
7 12 (6.22%) OLAP
7 12 (6.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (5.18%) Redis
9 4 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.55%) GIS
10 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.04%) ArangoDB
12 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (23.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.13%) Subversion
3 34 (17.62%) Maven
4 18 (9.33%) Ant
5 5 (2.59%) JUnit
5 5 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.07%) JIRA
6 4 (2.07%) JMeter
6 4 (2.07%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) git-flow
9 1 (0.52%) RubyMine
9 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 72 (37.31%) Finance
2 47 (24.35%) Telecoms
3 45 (23.32%) Retail
4 40 (20.73%) Games
5 22 (11.40%) Banking
6 12 (6.22%) Electronics
7 10 (5.18%) Marketing
8 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.59%) Local Government
10 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 99 (51.30%) Software Engineer
2 60 (31.09%) Developer
3 32 (16.58%) Java Developer
4 26 (13.47%) Architect
5 20 (10.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (9.33%) Java Engineer
6 18 (9.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (9.33%) Software Developer
7 16 (8.29%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.22%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Data Architect
10 11 (5.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Graduate
12 9 (4.66%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (4.15%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Java Architect
13 8 (4.15%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.53%) HTML
2 47 (24.35%) CSS
3 46 (23.83%) Spring
4 37 (19.17%) Hibernate
5 35 (18.13%) HTML5
6 33 (17.10%) AngularJS
7 25 (12.95%) .NET
8 23 (11.92%) jQuery
9 22 (11.40%) REST
10 21 (10.88%) CSS3
11 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (5.70%) Celery
13 10 (5.18%) Flask
13 10 (5.18%) J2EE
14 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (3.63%) Java EE
14 7 (3.63%) Middleware
14 7 (3.63%) RESTful
14 7 (3.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.62%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.44%) Social Media
3 19 (9.84%) Mathematics
4 15 (7.77%) Algorithms
5 14 (7.25%) Physics
6 9 (4.66%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.11%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.59%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.59%) Economics
8 5 (2.59%) Psychology
9 4 (2.07%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.07%) PKI
10 3 (1.55%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.55%) User Experience
11 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.04%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (1.04%) Biometrics
11 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.47%) Android
2 22 (11.40%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.77%) Linux
3 15 (7.77%) Windows
4 9 (4.66%) Unix
5 6 (3.11%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.04%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (56.48%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.42%) Scrum
3 30 (15.54%) OO
4 29 (15.03%) MVC
5 23 (11.92%) Mentoring
6 20 (10.36%) TDD
7 18 (9.33%) Kanban
8 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (8.81%) Microservices
9 14 (7.25%) SOA
10 13 (6.74%) Product Management
11 12 (6.22%) Data Architecture
11 12 (6.22%) Data Governance
11 12 (6.22%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.22%) ETL
11 12 (6.22%) Logical Data Model
11 12 (6.22%) Physical Data Model
12 11 (5.70%) SDLC
13 10 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.26%) Java
2 58 (30.05%) C#
2 58 (30.05%) JavaScript
3 52 (26.94%) C++
4 25 (12.95%) Python
5 19 (9.84%) PHP
6 18 (9.33%) Perl
7 14 (7.25%) C
8 13 (6.74%) Shell Script
9 12 (6.22%) SQL
10 11 (5.70%) Ruby
11 7 (3.63%) Delphi
12 6 (3.11%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.07%) Groovy
13 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.52%) Fortran
16 1 (0.52%) Go
16 1 (0.52%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 68 (35.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) PhD
3 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) iptables
2 1 (0.52%) KVM
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.52%) Ansible
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Oracle
2 12 (6.22%) Informatica
3 10 (5.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.15%) SAP
5 3 (1.55%) Apple
6 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.52%) Intel
7 1 (0.52%) Talend
7 1 (0.52%) Twitter
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
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