The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 152 117 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.29% 10.87% 6.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 13.81% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 116 68 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1370 847 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.69% 78.72% 74.41%
Number of salaries quoted 887 484 776
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Software Engineering
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 110 (44.35%) C#
2 105 (42.34%) .NET
3 102 (41.13%) Degree
4 92 (37.10%) Computer Science
5 86 (34.68%) Java
6 84 (33.87%) C++
7 71 (28.63%) SQL
8 66 (26.61%) JavaScript
9 64 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (24.19%) Mathematics
11 54 (21.77%) OO
12 51 (20.56%) Oracle
12 51 (20.56%) MVC
13 50 (20.16%) C
14 48 (19.35%) ASP.NET
15 41 (16.53%) UNIX
15 41 (16.53%) Windows
15 41 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (16.13%) HTML
17 38 (15.32%) Linux
18 37 (14.92%) Subversion
19 36 (14.52%) XML
20 33 (13.31%) Visual Studio
20 33 (13.31%) SQL Server
21 32 (12.90%) Python
22 30 (12.10%) Banking
23 29 (11.69%) Unit Testing
23 29 (11.69%) CSS
24 28 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 27 (10.89%) PL/SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (7.66%) SAS
2 18 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.82%) Apache
5 6 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.02%) CMS
7 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) Node.js
8 2 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (10.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) Ethernet
2 11 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.82%) Internet
4 5 (2.02%) HTTP
5 2 (0.81%) LTE
5 2 (0.81%) OFDM
5 2 (0.81%) 802.11
5 2 (0.81%) Wireless
5 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.44%) MySQL
4 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.61%) DB2
7 4 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.81%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (14.92%) Subversion
2 33 (13.31%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.47%) Eclipse
4 11 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (3.23%) JIRA
7 7 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.82%) Hudson
7 7 (2.82%) FishEye
8 4 (1.61%) Ant
8 4 (1.61%) Maven
9 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.81%) Selenium
10 1 (0.40%) VisualWorks
10 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.40%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (12.10%) Banking
2 27 (10.89%) Finance
3 22 (8.87%) Electronics
4 11 (4.44%) Games
5 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.23%) Automotive
7 5 (2.02%) Marketing
8 4 (1.61%) French Language
9 2 (0.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (57.66%) Software Engineer
2 82 (33.06%) Developer
3 39 (15.73%) Software Developer
4 30 (12.10%) Senior Software Engineer
5 21 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.26%) Programmer
7 16 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.24%) Junior
9 11 (4.44%) Junior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.44%) C++ Developer
10 10 (4.03%) Software Programmer
11 9 (3.63%) C++/Java Developer
11 9 (3.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 9 (3.63%) Java Software Developer
11 9 (3.63%) .NET Programmer
11 9 (3.63%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (3.63%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (3.63%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (42.34%) .NET
2 48 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 41 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (16.13%) HTML
5 36 (14.52%) XML
6 29 (11.69%) CSS
7 28 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 27 (10.89%) jQuery
9 23 (9.27%) Qt
10 20 (8.06%) Web Services
11 19 (7.66%) WPF
12 18 (7.26%) OpenGL
12 18 (7.26%) MFC
13 17 (6.85%) Direct3D
13 17 (6.85%) .NET Framework
14 16 (6.45%) Java EE
15 15 (6.05%) Spring
15 15 (6.05%) SOAP
16 13 (5.24%) STL
16 13 (5.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (37.10%) Computer Science
2 60 (24.19%) Mathematics
3 24 (9.68%) Physics
4 20 (8.06%) Visualisation
5 18 (7.26%) Client/Server
6 17 (6.85%) CUDA
7 16 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.02%) Open Source
10 4 (1.61%) iPad
10 4 (1.61%) iPhone
10 4 (1.61%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.40%) Economics
12 1 (0.40%) Tandem
12 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.53%) UNIX
1 41 (16.53%) Windows
2 38 (15.32%) Linux
3 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.81%) CentOS
5 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.81%) Android
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.77%) OO
3 51 (20.56%) MVC
4 29 (11.69%) Unit Testing
5 24 (9.68%) OOP
6 22 (8.87%) Workflow
7 18 (7.26%) TDD
7 18 (7.26%) Software Architecture
8 17 (6.85%) 3D Visualisation
8 17 (6.85%) OOD
8 17 (6.85%) Scrum
9 14 (5.65%) UML
10 13 (5.24%) Automated Testing
11 12 (4.84%) Web Development
11 12 (4.84%) Project Management
12 11 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.23%) Game Development
14 7 (2.82%) Performance Testing
14 7 (2.82%) Pair Programming
14 7 (2.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 110 (44.35%) C#
2 86 (34.68%) Java
3 84 (33.87%) C++
4 71 (28.63%) SQL
5 66 (26.61%) JavaScript
6 50 (20.16%) C
7 32 (12.90%) Python
8 27 (10.89%) PL/SQL
9 25 (10.08%) Perl
10 19 (7.66%) Lisp
11 17 (6.85%) VC++
12 11 (4.44%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.82%) PHP
14 6 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.02%) Fortran
16 3 (1.21%) Delphi
16 3 (1.21%) VB
16 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 102 (41.13%) Degree
2 24 (9.68%) PhD
3 2 (0.81%) ISEB
3 2 (0.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) QA
2 6 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) TickIT
Vendors
1 51 (20.56%) Oracle
2 25 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.23%) VMware
4 7 (2.82%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.82%) Citrix
5 4 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.21%) Zend
6 3 (1.21%) Perforce
7 2 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.81%) Ektron
7 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Sybase
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) Sage
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28 - £55 per annum, Benefits: dependant on Exp
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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