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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 19 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 121 139 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.33% 10.18% 9.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.37% 11.56% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 94 76 120
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1167 1202 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 89.98% 88.06% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 741 720 930
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 83 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
1 83 (42.56%) Degree
2 80 (41.03%) Java
3 73 (37.44%) Computer Science
4 60 (30.77%) C#
5 48 (24.62%) C++
6 44 (22.56%) JavaScript
7 43 (22.05%) .NET
8 40 (20.51%) OO
8 40 (20.51%) Finance
9 37 (18.97%) Linux
10 36 (18.46%) HTML
11 30 (15.38%) C
11 30 (15.38%) Python
11 30 (15.38%) Scrum
12 26 (13.33%) SOA
12 26 (13.33%) CSS
13 25 (12.82%) SQL
13 25 (12.82%) Project Management
14 24 (12.31%) AngularJS
15 23 (11.79%) Open Source
15 23 (11.79%) JSON
15 23 (11.79%) Perl
15 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.28%) SOAP
16 22 (11.28%) MySQL
16 22 (11.28%) Unit Testing
16 22 (11.28%) Spring
16 22 (11.28%) HTML5
17 21 (10.77%) Mathematics

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 14 (7.18%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.67%) Apache
3 10 (5.13%) JBoss
4 7 (3.59%) Node.js
5 5 (2.56%) Alfresco
5 5 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.69%) Internet
2 12 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.10%) HTTP
4 6 (3.08%) Network Security
5 4 (2.05%) RS-232
5 4 (2.05%) RS-485
6 3 (1.54%) Modbus
6 3 (1.54%) SSL
7 2 (1.03%) LDAP
7 2 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.51%) DNS
8 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.51%) Firewall
8 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.51%) NAS
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) SMTP
8 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.28%) MySQL
3 20 (10.26%) RDBMS
3 20 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.69%) Big Data
5 9 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.10%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.05%) GIS
9 4 (2.05%) NewSQL
9 4 (2.05%) OLAP
9 4 (2.05%) OLTP
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.05%) VoltDB
10 3 (1.54%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.64%) Maven
3 9 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.10%) Selenium
5 6 (3.08%) Artifactory
5 6 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.56%) JUnit
6 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.05%) JIRA
8 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.03%) Grunt
9 2 (1.03%) JMeter
9 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.03%) Subversion
10 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.51%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.51%) TestLink
General
1 40 (20.51%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Retail
4 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.64%) Local Government
6 9 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.10%) Games
8 7 (3.59%) Electronics
9 6 (3.08%) Marketing
10 3 (1.54%) Military
11 2 (1.03%) Avionics
11 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.51%) Automotive
12 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (45.64%) Software Engineer
2 55 (28.21%) Developer
3 27 (13.85%) Java Developer
4 25 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (8.21%) Architect
5 16 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Graduate
6 14 (7.18%) Java Engineer
6 14 (7.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Junior
7 13 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.64%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.64%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.62%) Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Junior Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.05%) .NET
2 36 (18.46%) HTML
3 26 (13.33%) CSS
4 24 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 23 (11.79%) JSON
6 22 (11.28%) HTML5
6 22 (11.28%) SOAP
6 22 (11.28%) Spring
7 20 (10.26%) Web Services
8 18 (9.23%) jQuery
9 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET
9 16 (8.21%) RESTful
10 13 (6.67%) LAMP
11 12 (6.15%) XML
12 11 (5.64%) CGI
12 11 (5.64%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.64%) JSP
12 11 (5.64%) Servlets
13 10 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 10 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 73 (37.44%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.77%) Mathematics
3 16 (8.21%) Physics
4 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 12 (6.15%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.10%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.10%) Economics
8 7 (3.59%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.59%) Psychology
9 6 (3.08%) Device Driver
9 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.56%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
12 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.03%) PKI
12 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.97%) Linux
2 18 (9.23%) Android
3 14 (7.18%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.15%) Debian
4 12 (6.15%) Windows
5 10 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.56%) Unix
7 4 (2.05%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.51%) OO
3 30 (15.38%) Scrum
4 26 (13.33%) SOA
5 25 (12.82%) Project Management
6 23 (11.79%) Open Source
7 22 (11.28%) Unit Testing
8 21 (10.77%) MVC
9 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 18 (9.23%) TDD
11 15 (7.69%) SDLC
12 13 (6.67%) Mobile Development
13 12 (6.15%) Quality Management
13 12 (6.15%) TOGAF
13 12 (6.15%) Web Development
14 11 (5.64%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.64%) BDD
14 11 (5.64%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.64%) High Availability
14 11 (5.64%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.03%) Java
2 60 (30.77%) C#
3 48 (24.62%) C++
4 44 (22.56%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.38%) C
5 30 (15.38%) Python
6 25 (12.82%) SQL
7 23 (11.79%) Perl
8 8 (4.10%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.10%) PHP
8 8 (4.10%) Ruby
9 6 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.56%) Delphi
10 5 (2.56%) Lisp
10 5 (2.56%) Scala
11 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.03%) Groovy
12 2 (1.03%) VB
12 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (42.56%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) PhD
3 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) HND
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.08%) Firmware
2 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.51%) HDFS
2 1 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Ambari
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.51%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle
3 6 (3.08%) SAP
4 5 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.05%) Vertica
6 3 (1.54%) Apple
6 3 (1.54%) Minitab
7 2 (1.03%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) F5
8 1 (0.51%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £150000 - £151000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: 4 day week
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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