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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 99 123 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.95% 9.29% 11.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 10.42% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74 71 138
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1130 1180 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.76% 89.12% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 689 718 907
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 84 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.49%) Degree
3 77 (40.96%) Java
4 68 (36.17%) Computer Science
5 56 (29.79%) C#
6 48 (25.53%) C++
7 47 (25.00%) Finance
8 42 (22.34%) JavaScript
9 39 (20.74%) OO
10 37 (19.68%) .NET
11 36 (19.15%) HTML
12 33 (17.55%) Scrum
13 31 (16.49%) Linux
14 30 (15.96%) SOA
15 27 (14.36%) C
16 26 (13.83%) Project Management
17 24 (12.77%) Perl
17 24 (12.77%) CSS
17 24 (12.77%) Python
18 23 (12.23%) Spring
18 23 (12.23%) AngularJS
19 22 (11.70%) Open Source
19 22 (11.70%) Mentoring
19 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
19 22 (11.70%) SQL
20 21 (11.17%) SOAP
20 21 (11.17%) Mathematics
20 21 (11.17%) JSON
20 21 (11.17%) Banking
20 21 (11.17%) Retail

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 (7.45%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.38%) Apache
3 9 (4.79%) JBoss
4 5 (2.66%) Alfresco
4 5 (2.66%) Node.js
4 5 (2.66%) SAS
5 4 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.98%) Internet
2 12 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.26%) HTTP
4 5 (2.66%) Network Security
5 4 (2.13%) LDAP
5 4 (2.13%) RS-232
5 4 (2.13%) RS-485
6 3 (1.60%) Modbus
6 3 (1.60%) SSL
7 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) DNS
8 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.53%) NAS
8 1 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.11%) MySQL
1 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.51%) RDBMS
2 16 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.91%) Big Data
4 8 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.13%) GIS
6 4 (2.13%) OLAP
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.60%) NewSQL
7 3 (1.60%) OLTP
7 3 (1.60%) Redis
7 3 (1.60%) VoltDB
8 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.38%) Maven
3 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.19%) Artifactory
4 6 (3.19%) JIRA
4 6 (3.19%) JUnit
4 6 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.19%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (3.19%) Selenium
5 4 (2.13%) JMeter
5 4 (2.13%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.13%) Subversion
5 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.06%) Grunt
8 1 (0.53%) Ant
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Banking
2 21 (11.17%) Retail
3 15 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.38%) Local Government
5 10 (5.32%) Games
6 9 (4.79%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.72%) Electronics
8 6 (3.19%) Marketing
9 2 (1.06%) Avionics
9 2 (1.06%) Military
9 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (43.62%) Software Engineer
2 54 (28.72%) Developer
3 29 (15.43%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (9.57%) Architect
6 16 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Graduate
8 14 (7.45%) Junior
9 13 (6.91%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.91%) Java Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.85%) Embedded Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.32%) Analyst
11 10 (5.32%) Junior Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Graduate Analyst
13 8 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.68%) .NET
2 36 (19.15%) HTML
3 24 (12.77%) CSS
4 23 (12.23%) AngularJS
4 23 (12.23%) Spring
5 21 (11.17%) HTML5
5 21 (11.17%) JSON
5 21 (11.17%) SOAP
6 19 (10.11%) Web Services
7 14 (7.45%) jQuery
7 14 (7.45%) RESTful
8 13 (6.91%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.38%) LAMP
9 12 (6.38%) Middleware
10 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.85%) CGI
10 11 (5.85%) JSP
10 11 (5.85%) Servlets
11 10 (5.32%) XML
12 8 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 68 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.17%) Mathematics
3 17 (9.04%) Physics
4 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.85%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.79%) Economics
7 8 (4.26%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.26%) Psychology
8 6 (3.19%) Digital Media
8 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.66%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (2.66%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.66%) Internet of Things
10 4 (2.13%) PKI
11 3 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.60%) Social Media
12 2 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.49%) Linux
2 20 (10.64%) Android
3 15 (7.98%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.38%) Debian
5 10 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.32%) Windows
6 6 (3.19%) Unix
7 4 (2.13%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.74%) OO
3 33 (17.55%) Scrum
4 30 (15.96%) SOA
5 26 (13.83%) Project Management
6 22 (11.70%) Mentoring
6 22 (11.70%) Open Source
6 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
7 19 (10.11%) TDD
8 18 (9.57%) MVC
9 15 (7.98%) Microservices
10 14 (7.45%) Mobile Development
10 14 (7.45%) SDLC
11 12 (6.38%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.38%) Quality Management
11 12 (6.38%) TOGAF
12 11 (5.85%) BDD
12 11 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.85%) DevOps
12 11 (5.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.96%) Java
2 56 (29.79%) C#
3 48 (25.53%) C++
4 42 (22.34%) JavaScript
5 27 (14.36%) C
6 24 (12.77%) Perl
6 24 (12.77%) Python
7 22 (11.70%) SQL
8 8 (4.26%) PHP
8 8 (4.26%) Ruby
9 7 (3.72%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.19%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.66%) Delphi
11 5 (2.66%) Lisp
12 4 (2.13%) Groovy
12 4 (2.13%) Scala
13 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (41.49%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) PhD
3 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle
3 6 (3.19%) SAP
4 5 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.60%) Apple
5 3 (1.60%) Vertica
6 2 (1.06%) Minitab
6 2 (1.06%) Twitter
7 1 (0.53%) F5
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.53%) VMware
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