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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 129 164 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.61% 9.98% 10.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 11.66% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 69 125 68
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £50,000 £55,000
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
1161 1407 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.51% 85.64% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 685 915 502
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 7 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 136 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (46.32%) .NET
3 114 (41.91%) Degree
4 106 (38.97%) Java
5 101 (37.13%) C#
6 99 (36.40%) JavaScript
7 97 (35.66%) Computer Science
8 69 (25.37%) jQuery
9 68 (25.00%) SQL
9 68 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 67 (24.63%) MVC
11 51 (18.75%) C++
11 51 (18.75%) HTML
12 47 (17.28%) Finance
13 45 (16.54%) Linux
13 45 (16.54%) OO
13 45 (16.54%) TDD
14 44 (16.18%) Windows
14 44 (16.18%) T-SQL
14 44 (16.18%) CSS
14 44 (16.18%) SQL Server
15 41 (15.07%) Mathematics
16 38 (13.97%) Ajax
17 37 (13.60%) NHibernate
18 36 (13.24%) UNIX
19 35 (12.87%) Banking
19 35 (12.87%) Scrum
19 35 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (12.50%) .NET Framework
21 33 (12.13%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 15 (5.51%) Apache
2 14 (5.15%) JBoss
3 11 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.21%) Drupal
6 5 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.47%) IIS
7 4 (1.47%) CMS
8 3 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.10%) Liferay
8 3 (1.10%) SAS
9 2 (0.74%) WordPress
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.10%) MS Office
2 3 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) assyst
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 30 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.35%) Ethernet
2 11 (4.04%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.74%) CTI
4 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.37%) RFID
4 1 (0.37%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.78%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.41%) MySQL
5 5 (1.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.84%) DataStage
5 5 (1.84%) JasperReports
6 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.47%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (10.66%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.46%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.09%) Subversion
4 10 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.57%) Clang
6 5 (1.84%) GCC
6 5 (1.84%) Maven
7 4 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.10%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.10%) Ant
8 3 (1.10%) JUnit
8 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.37%) Emacs
9 1 (0.37%) NUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Selenium
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (17.28%) Finance
2 35 (12.87%) Banking
3 18 (6.62%) Electronics
4 17 (6.25%) Retail
5 10 (3.68%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (2.57%) Games
7 5 (1.84%) Advertising
7 5 (1.84%) Automotive
8 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.74%) German Language
10 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Avionics
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (47.43%) Software Engineer
2 91 (33.46%) Developer
3 35 (12.87%) Software Developer
4 30 (11.03%) Senior Software Engineer
5 24 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 16 (5.88%) Analyst
7 15 (5.51%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.04%) Agile Project Manager
9 11 (4.04%) Programmer
10 10 (3.68%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.68%) Technical Specialist
10 10 (3.68%) Junior
11 9 (3.31%) Technical Project Manager
11 9 (3.31%) Technical Manager
11 9 (3.31%) Software Programmer
12 8 (2.94%) Security Analyst
12 8 (2.94%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.57%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (46.32%) .NET
2 69 (25.37%) jQuery
3 68 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 51 (18.75%) HTML
5 44 (16.18%) CSS
6 38 (13.97%) Ajax
7 37 (13.60%) NHibernate
8 35 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 33 (12.13%) Web Services
11 30 (11.03%) WPF
12 26 (9.56%) Qt
13 25 (9.19%) XML
13 25 (9.19%) OpenGL
14 23 (8.46%) Entity Framework
15 19 (6.99%) HTML5
15 19 (6.99%) STL
15 19 (6.99%) Servlets
16 17 (6.25%) Direct3D
16 17 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 97 (35.66%) Computer Science
2 41 (15.07%) Mathematics
3 20 (7.35%) Physics
4 19 (6.99%) Visualisation
5 17 (6.25%) CUDA
5 17 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.51%) Cryptography
7 11 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.57%) Open Source
9 7 (2.57%) Economics
10 5 (1.84%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.84%) Telematics
10 5 (1.84%) GIS
10 5 (1.84%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.47%) Social Media
11 4 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.54%) Linux
2 44 (16.18%) Windows
3 36 (13.24%) UNIX
4 25 (9.19%) Android
5 15 (5.51%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.94%) Debian
8 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.63%) MVC
3 45 (16.54%) OO
3 45 (16.54%) TDD
4 35 (12.87%) Scrum
5 29 (10.66%) OOP
6 27 (9.93%) Mentoring
7 20 (7.35%) Unit Testing
7 20 (7.35%) Software Architecture
8 18 (6.62%) Waterfall
9 17 (6.25%) 3D Visualisation
9 17 (6.25%) Linear Algebra
9 17 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.15%) UML
11 13 (4.78%) Web Development
12 12 (4.41%) Project Planning
13 10 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.68%) Programme Management
13 10 (3.68%) Change Management
14 9 (3.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (38.97%) Java
2 101 (37.13%) C#
3 99 (36.40%) JavaScript
4 68 (25.00%) SQL
5 51 (18.75%) C++
6 44 (16.18%) T-SQL
7 28 (10.29%) C
8 22 (8.09%) Python
9 19 (6.99%) PL/SQL
10 17 (6.25%) VC++
11 15 (5.51%) Perl
12 14 (5.15%) PHP
13 8 (2.94%) Assembly Language
14 7 (2.57%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.10%) Lisp
16 2 (0.74%) Ruby
17 1 (0.37%) XAML
17 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.37%) Tcl
17 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (41.91%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) PhD
3 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.37%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Puppet
1 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.56%) Oracle
3 10 (3.68%) IBM
4 7 (2.57%) Sybase
5 6 (2.21%) Adobe
6 5 (1.84%) Misys
7 3 (1.10%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (0.74%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Intel
9 1 (0.37%) Sun
9 1 (0.37%) Hyland
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