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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 95 153 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.08% 10.20% 9.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 12.09% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 70 127 74
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,200 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1383 1265 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.54% 84.33% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 879 844 652
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 119 (53.85%) Java
2 115 (52.04%) Degree
3 101 (45.70%) Computer Science
4 83 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (37.10%) .NET
6 79 (35.75%) C#
7 77 (34.84%) Linux
8 72 (32.58%) C++
9 61 (27.60%) HTML
9 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
10 56 (25.34%) OO
11 52 (23.53%) SQL
12 51 (23.08%) Windows
13 50 (22.62%) SDLC
14 46 (20.81%) Relational Database
14 46 (20.81%) CSS
15 44 (19.91%) Web Services
16 42 (19.00%) Servlets
17 41 (18.55%) SQL Server
18 40 (18.10%) JSP
19 38 (17.19%) Scrum
19 38 (17.19%) RDBMS
19 38 (17.19%) Mathematics
20 37 (16.74%) jQuery
20 37 (16.74%) Git (software)
21 34 (15.38%) ASP.NET
21 34 (15.38%) XML
22 32 (14.48%) Visual Studio
22 32 (14.48%) Perl
22 32 (14.48%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 29 (13.12%) Apache
2 26 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.79%) JBoss
3 15 (6.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.71%) SAS
5 5 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) MS Office
1 5 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.81%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.67%) Internet
2 21 (9.50%) Ethernet
3 14 (6.33%) CTI
4 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.45%) RFID
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.81%) Relational Database
2 41 (18.55%) SQL Server
3 38 (17.19%) RDBMS
4 29 (13.12%) MySQL
5 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.26%) JasperReports
6 5 (2.26%) DataStage
7 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.90%) Big Data
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) SQLite
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.48%) Visual Studio
3 24 (10.86%) Subversion
4 14 (6.33%) JUnit
5 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.71%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.71%) Maven
7 5 (2.26%) AccuRev
7 5 (2.26%) Hudson
7 5 (2.26%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.81%) JIRA
9 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.90%) Selenium
10 2 (0.90%) VectorCAST
11 1 (0.45%) TestLink
11 1 (0.45%) jEdit
11 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (14.48%) Finance
2 24 (10.86%) Banking
3 16 (7.24%) Electronics
4 10 (4.52%) Retail
4 10 (4.52%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (2.26%) Games
6 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.36%) Military
7 3 (1.36%) Avionics
8 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.90%) German Language
8 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (42.99%) Software Engineer
2 75 (33.94%) Developer
3 37 (16.74%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.24%) Analyst
7 11 (4.98%) Graduate
7 11 (4.98%) Tester
8 10 (4.52%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.52%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.17%) Junior
10 7 (3.17%) Security Analyst
11 6 (2.71%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (2.71%) Architect
11 6 (2.71%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.71%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.10%) .NET
2 61 (27.60%) HTML
3 46 (20.81%) CSS
4 44 (19.91%) Web Services
5 42 (19.00%) Servlets
6 40 (18.10%) JSP
7 37 (16.74%) jQuery
8 34 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 34 (15.38%) XML
9 27 (12.22%) SOAP
10 23 (10.41%) CGI
11 22 (9.95%) WinForms
12 21 (9.50%) JMS
13 19 (8.60%) Java EE
13 19 (8.60%) HTML5
14 17 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
14 17 (7.69%) STL
14 17 (7.69%) EJB
15 16 (7.24%) MFC
15 16 (7.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (45.70%) Computer Science
2 38 (17.19%) Mathematics
3 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.50%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (9.05%) Algorithms
6 19 (8.60%) Visualisation
7 14 (6.33%) Physics
8 12 (5.43%) GIS
9 6 (2.71%) CUDA
10 5 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (2.26%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.36%) Economics
11 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.90%) Psychology
12 2 (0.90%) Wiki
13 1 (0.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 77 (34.84%) Linux
2 51 (23.08%) Windows
3 29 (13.12%) Android
4 23 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.95%) Debian
6 19 (8.60%) UNIX
7 14 (6.33%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.26%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.90%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.34%) OO
3 50 (22.62%) SDLC
4 38 (17.19%) Scrum
5 28 (12.67%) TDD
6 24 (10.86%) Automated Testing
7 23 (10.41%) OOP
8 22 (9.95%) UML
8 22 (9.95%) MVC
8 22 (9.95%) Mentoring
9 21 (9.50%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.50%) OOD
10 18 (8.14%) Software Architecture
11 17 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 16 (7.24%) Linear Algebra
12 16 (7.24%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (7.24%) Project Management
13 14 (6.33%) Service Management
13 14 (6.33%) ITSM
14 13 (5.88%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (53.85%) Java
2 79 (35.75%) C#
3 72 (32.58%) C++
4 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
5 52 (23.53%) SQL
6 32 (14.48%) Perl
7 28 (12.67%) Python
8 26 (11.76%) C
9 16 (7.24%) VC++
10 11 (4.98%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.52%) PHP
11 10 (4.52%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.17%) Assembly Language
13 6 (2.71%) VB
13 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.26%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.36%) Ruby
15 3 (1.36%) Lisp
16 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 115 (52.04%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) PhD
3 2 (0.90%) ISEB
3 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Firmware
1 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (14.48%) Oracle
2 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.52%) IBM
4 5 (2.26%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.26%) Misys
5 3 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe
6 2 (0.90%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.90%) Wind River
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
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