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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 172 99 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.55% 7.84% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.87% 9.30% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 143 67 75
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1240 1065 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.28% 84.39% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 843 681 711
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 166 (48.26%) .NET
2 153 (44.48%) C#
3 148 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (40.12%) Degree
5 125 (36.34%) C++
6 121 (35.17%) Computer Science
7 119 (34.59%) Java
8 118 (34.30%) JavaScript
9 102 (29.65%) SQL
10 87 (25.29%) MVC
11 84 (24.42%) ASP.NET
12 78 (22.67%) Linux
13 76 (22.09%) C
14 74 (21.51%) OO
15 72 (20.93%) jQuery
16 70 (20.35%) HTML
17 69 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 66 (19.19%) Mathematics
19 62 (18.02%) Ajax
20 52 (15.12%) .NET Framework
21 48 (13.95%) T-SQL
22 46 (13.37%) SQL Server
23 45 (13.08%) CSS
23 45 (13.08%) UNIX
24 44 (12.79%) XML
25 43 (12.50%) NHibernate
26 42 (12.21%) Python
27 41 (11.92%) Mentoring
28 39 (11.34%) Visual Studio
28 39 (11.34%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (8.14%) Apache
2 25 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.49%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.33%) Node.js
4 8 (2.33%) SAS
5 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.87%) CICS
6 3 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.74%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.27%) Internet
2 17 (4.94%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.33%) HTTP
4 6 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.16%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.16%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.87%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) CTI
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.29%) SNMP
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.76%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.40%) MySQL
5 12 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.91%) Big Data
7 9 (2.62%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.87%) OLTP
11 3 (0.87%) OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.87%) NewSQL
12 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.43%) Subversion
3 20 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.62%) Maven
5 9 (2.62%) Ant
6 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.16%) LLVM
8 4 (1.16%) GCC
8 4 (1.16%) JUnit
9 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.58%) JIRA
9 2 (0.58%) FishEye
9 2 (0.58%) Hudson
10 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
General
1 27 (7.85%) Finance
2 21 (6.10%) Law
3 20 (5.81%) Games
4 19 (5.52%) Electronics
5 17 (4.94%) Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) French Language
6 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.16%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 192 (55.81%) Software Engineer
2 133 (38.66%) Developer
3 71 (20.64%) Software Developer
4 40 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 30 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.85%) Programmer
6 27 (7.85%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.56%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.27%) .NET Developer
9 22 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (5.52%) C++ Developer
11 19 (5.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.94%) ASP.NET Programmer
12 17 (4.94%) .NET Programmer
12 17 (4.94%) Software Programmer
12 17 (4.94%) C++ Software Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (48.26%) .NET
2 84 (24.42%) ASP.NET
3 72 (20.93%) jQuery
4 70 (20.35%) HTML
5 69 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (18.02%) Ajax
7 52 (15.12%) .NET Framework
8 45 (13.08%) CSS
9 44 (12.79%) XML
10 43 (12.50%) NHibernate
11 36 (10.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 33 (9.59%) Web Services
13 25 (7.27%) Qt
14 24 (6.98%) Servlets
14 24 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (6.10%) SOAP
15 21 (6.10%) WPF
16 19 (5.52%) Spring
16 19 (5.52%) OpenGL
17 18 (5.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 121 (35.17%) Computer Science
2 66 (19.19%) Mathematics
3 33 (9.59%) Physics
3 33 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.43%) Cryptography
5 17 (4.94%) Visualisation
5 17 (4.94%) CUDA
5 17 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (4.07%) Open Source
7 11 (3.20%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.16%) Firmware
10 4 (1.16%) Life Science
11 3 (0.87%) Economics
11 3 (0.87%) Statistics
11 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (22.67%) Linux
2 45 (13.08%) UNIX
3 32 (9.30%) Windows
4 20 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.91%) CentOS
5 10 (2.91%) Debian
6 9 (2.62%) Android
7 8 (2.33%) Fedora
8 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.87%) zOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (25.29%) MVC
3 74 (21.51%) OO
4 41 (11.92%) Mentoring
5 39 (11.34%) Unit Testing
6 35 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 34 (9.88%) Automated Testing
8 31 (9.01%) TDD
9 22 (6.40%) OOP
10 21 (6.10%) Scrum
10 21 (6.10%) Software Architecture
11 18 (5.23%) OOD
12 17 (4.94%) Analytics
12 17 (4.94%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (4.65%) Web Development
14 15 (4.36%) Stress Testing
14 15 (4.36%) Test Automation
14 15 (4.36%) Project Management
14 15 (4.36%) Software Testing
15 13 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 153 (44.48%) C#
2 125 (36.34%) C++
3 119 (34.59%) Java
4 118 (34.30%) JavaScript
5 102 (29.65%) SQL
6 76 (22.09%) C
7 48 (13.95%) T-SQL
8 42 (12.21%) Python
9 34 (9.88%) Perl
10 20 (5.81%) Ruby
11 17 (4.94%) VC++
12 13 (3.78%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.20%) PHP
13 11 (3.20%) Fortran
14 10 (2.91%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.62%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.33%) Lisp
16 8 (2.33%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (1.45%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.87%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 138 (40.12%) Degree
2 22 (6.40%) PhD
3 8 (2.33%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.16%) GIAC
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) HND
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.07%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) HDFS
2 4 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Puppet
1 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) OpenView
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (8.72%) Oracle
2 23 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.33%) Dell
4 7 (2.03%) Twitter
5 5 (1.45%) Perforce
5 5 (1.45%) Zend
5 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.16%) VMware
6 4 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.58%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.29%) Sage
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Excellent Bens Including Car Allowance, Pmi, Pension, Cash Benefits et
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago