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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 20 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 90 63 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.50% 5.08% 10.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 5.54% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 107
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
964 1137 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.03% 91.62% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 611 772 768
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £64,800
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 17 January 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 105 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (47.64%) Java
3 67 (35.08%) C#
4 61 (31.94%) JavaScript
5 53 (27.75%) Degree
6 44 (23.04%) HTML
6 44 (23.04%) .NET
6 44 (23.04%) OO
7 42 (21.99%) AngularJS
8 41 (21.47%) C++
9 40 (20.94%) Git (software)
10 38 (19.90%) MVC
10 38 (19.90%) Finance
11 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
12 36 (18.85%) CSS
13 35 (18.32%) Python
14 32 (16.75%) Spring
15 31 (16.23%) Linux
15 31 (16.23%) Scrum
16 29 (15.18%) Computer Science
17 25 (13.09%) ASP.NET
18 24 (12.57%) Subversion
18 24 (12.57%) Mentoring
19 23 (12.04%) HTML5
19 23 (12.04%) Maven
19 23 (12.04%) Hibernate
20 22 (11.52%) SaaS
20 22 (11.52%) MongoDB
21 21 (10.99%) Android
22 20 (10.47%) 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 9 (4.71%) JBoss
2 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.57%) CMS
3 3 (1.57%) IIS
3 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Liferay
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.52%) SaaS
2 10 (5.24%) GitHub
3 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.09%) Slack
6 3 (1.57%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) HTTP
2 3 (1.57%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.57%) DECT
2 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.57%) Wireless
2 3 (1.57%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.05%) Network Security
3 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) 3G
4 1 (0.52%) 4G
4 1 (0.52%) 5G
4 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.52%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.42%) MySQL
4 14 (7.33%) Big Data
5 12 (6.28%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.66%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.66%) ArangoDB
6 7 (3.66%) HBase
6 7 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.14%) Redis
8 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.62%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.62%) OLAP
8 5 (2.62%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.09%) Pentaho
9 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (20.94%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.57%) Subversion
3 23 (12.04%) Maven
4 15 (7.85%) Ant
5 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.14%) Selenium
7 5 (2.62%) webpack
8 4 (2.09%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.09%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.57%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.57%) Trac
10 2 (1.05%) Babel
10 2 (1.05%) Mocha
10 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.05%) Xcode
11 1 (0.52%) git-flow
11 1 (0.52%) GoCD
11 1 (0.52%) gulp
11 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.52%) Robot Framework
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 20 (10.47%) Retail
3 19 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.90%) Games
5 13 (6.81%) Banking
6 10 (5.24%) Marketing
7 8 (4.19%) Electronics
8 5 (2.62%) German Language
8 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.09%) Local Government
10 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Avionics
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Legal
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (51.83%) Software Engineer
2 62 (32.46%) Developer
3 29 (15.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (12.57%) .NET Developer
5 22 (11.52%) Software Developer
6 21 (10.99%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.47%) Java Developer
7 20 (10.47%) Java Engineer
8 18 (9.42%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (8.90%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (6.28%) Architect
11 10 (5.24%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Applications Developer
13 8 (4.19%) C Software Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) J2EE Software Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.04%) .NET
1 44 (23.04%) HTML
2 42 (21.99%) AngularJS
3 36 (18.85%) CSS
4 32 (16.75%) Spring
5 25 (13.09%) ASP.NET
6 23 (12.04%) Hibernate
6 23 (12.04%) HTML5
7 17 (8.90%) CSS3
8 16 (8.38%) React
9 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (7.33%) WCF
10 13 (6.81%) jQuery
11 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (6.28%) Node.js
11 12 (6.28%) REST
12 11 (5.76%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.76%) RESTful
12 11 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (5.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.18%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.38%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.85%) Social Media
4 14 (7.33%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.76%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.19%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.14%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.14%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (3.14%) User Experience
8 4 (2.09%) Blog
8 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.57%) Physics
9 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.05%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.05%) Fintech
10 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.05%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.05%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Linux
2 21 (10.99%) Android
3 18 (9.42%) Apple iOS
4 16 (8.38%) Windows
5 4 (2.09%) Unix
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.04%) OO
3 38 (19.90%) MVC
4 31 (16.23%) Scrum
5 24 (12.57%) Mentoring
6 19 (9.95%) TDD
7 12 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.28%) Open Source
8 11 (5.76%) Coaching
8 11 (5.76%) Kanban
8 11 (5.76%) OOP
8 11 (5.76%) SDLC
8 11 (5.76%) Web Development
9 10 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.71%) Microservices
11 7 (3.66%) Analytics
11 7 (3.66%) Image Processing
11 7 (3.66%) Product Management
11 7 (3.66%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 91 (47.64%) Java
2 67 (35.08%) C#
3 61 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 41 (21.47%) C++
5 35 (18.32%) Python
6 17 (8.90%) PHP
7 16 (8.38%) C
7 16 (8.38%) Ruby
8 13 (6.81%) SQL
9 6 (3.14%) Perl
9 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.09%) GraphQL
11 3 (1.57%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.05%) Delphi
12 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.05%) ES6
13 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (27.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) Firmware
3 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) KVM
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.05%) Ansible
3 2 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.52%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (6.28%) Oracle
2 7 (3.66%) Google
3 5 (2.62%) Informatica
4 4 (2.09%) Intel
4 4 (2.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.09%) Talend
5 3 (1.57%) SAP
5 3 (1.57%) Twitter
5 3 (1.57%) VMware
6 2 (1.05%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.05%) Splunk
6 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.52%) Freescale
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