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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 108 99 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.80% 6.36% 9.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 7.07% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 95 74 118
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1120 1400 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.28% 89.97% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 742 902 849
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 28 August 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.00%) Java
3 80 (40.00%) Finance
4 71 (35.50%) Degree
5 59 (29.50%) JavaScript
6 58 (29.00%) C#
7 57 (28.50%) Scrum
8 55 (27.50%) HTML
9 52 (26.00%) Retail
10 49 (24.50%) Spring
10 49 (24.50%) Telecoms
11 48 (24.00%) C++
12 46 (23.00%) CSS
13 43 (21.50%) Git (software)
14 39 (19.50%) SQL Server
14 39 (19.50%) Games
14 39 (19.50%) Hibernate
15 35 (17.50%) Maven
15 35 (17.50%) Computer Science
15 35 (17.50%) OO
16 34 (17.00%) HTML5
17 32 (16.00%) Subversion
18 29 (14.50%) .NET
18 29 (14.50%) Android
19 27 (13.50%) MVC
20 25 (12.50%) Apple iOS
20 25 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 24 (12.00%) Social Media
22 23 (11.50%) MongoDB
22 23 (11.50%) REST

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 8 (4.00%) JBoss
2 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Maya
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.50%) SaaS
2 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.00%) LDAP
3 3 (1.50%) SSL
4 2 (1.00%) HTTP
4 2 (1.00%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.50%) CTI
5 1 (0.50%) DECT
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.50%) Modbus
5 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.50%) RS-232
5 1 (0.50%) RS-485
5 1 (0.50%) SMTP
5 1 (0.50%) UWB
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.50%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.50%) Big Data
4 17 (8.50%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.00%) MySQL
6 13 (6.50%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.00%) Apache Hive
7 12 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.00%) HBase
7 12 (6.00%) OLAP
7 12 (6.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.50%) GIS
9 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.00%) Redis
9 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.00%) ArangoDB
10 2 (1.00%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 35 (17.50%) Maven
3 32 (16.00%) Subversion
4 18 (9.00%) Ant
5 7 (3.50%) JUnit
5 7 (3.50%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.50%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.00%) JIRA
6 4 (2.00%) JMeter
6 4 (2.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.50%) git-flow
9 1 (0.50%) RubyMine
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 80 (40.00%) Finance
2 52 (26.00%) Retail
3 49 (24.50%) Telecoms
4 39 (19.50%) Games
5 20 (10.00%) Banking
6 13 (6.50%) Electronics
7 11 (5.50%) Manufacturing
8 10 (5.00%) Local Government
8 10 (5.00%) Marketing
9 3 (1.50%) Avionics
10 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 65 (32.50%) Developer
3 34 (17.00%) Java Developer
4 29 (14.50%) Architect
5 18 (9.00%) Java Engineer
5 18 (9.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (8.00%) Graduate
7 16 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.50%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.00%) Data Architect
10 11 (5.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Junior
12 9 (4.50%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.50%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (4.00%) Graduate Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.50%) HTML
2 49 (24.50%) Spring
3 46 (23.00%) CSS
4 39 (19.50%) Hibernate
5 34 (17.00%) HTML5
6 29 (14.50%) .NET
7 25 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 23 (11.50%) REST
9 20 (10.00%) CSS3
10 17 (8.50%) jQuery
11 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (5.50%) J2EE
12 11 (5.50%) JSON
13 10 (5.00%) RESTful
14 9 (4.50%) Middleware
15 7 (3.50%) SOAP
16 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (3.00%) Java EE
17 5 (2.50%) LESS
17 5 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.00%) Social Media
3 22 (11.00%) Mathematics
4 20 (10.00%) Physics
5 14 (7.00%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.00%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.00%) Economics
7 8 (4.00%) Psychology
8 7 (3.50%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.00%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.00%) PKI
9 4 (2.00%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.50%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.50%) User Experience
11 2 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.00%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.50%) Android
2 25 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.50%) Windows
4 11 (5.50%) Linux
5 8 (4.00%) Unix
6 6 (3.00%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.00%) Debian
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.50%) Scrum
3 35 (17.50%) OO
4 27 (13.50%) MVC
5 22 (11.00%) TDD
6 21 (10.50%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.00%) Kanban
7 18 (9.00%) SOA
8 16 (8.00%) Microservices
9 15 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.00%) Project Management
11 13 (6.50%) OOD
11 13 (6.50%) Product Management
12 12 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.00%) Data Architecture
12 12 (6.00%) Data Governance
12 12 (6.00%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.00%) ETL
12 12 (6.00%) Logical Data Model
12 12 (6.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.00%) Java
2 59 (29.50%) JavaScript
3 58 (29.00%) C#
4 48 (24.00%) C++
5 19 (9.50%) Perl
5 19 (9.50%) Python
6 16 (8.00%) C
7 15 (7.50%) PHP
8 13 (6.50%) Shell Script
9 12 (6.00%) Ruby
9 12 (6.00%) SQL
10 8 (4.00%) Delphi
11 6 (3.00%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.00%) Groovy
12 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.50%) Tcl
15 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (35.50%) Degree
2 7 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (9.00%) Oracle
2 12 (6.00%) Informatica
3 10 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.00%) SAP
4 5 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.50%) Apple
6 2 (1.00%) Twitter
7 1 (0.50%) Intel
7 1 (0.50%) Talend
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
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