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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 145 96 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.72% 6.84% 12.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.72% 8.16% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 105 67 113
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1140 1177 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.32% 83.89% 82.25%
Number of salaries quoted 695 768 610
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 176 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (50.00%) .NET
3 133 (42.63%) Degree
4 119 (38.14%) JavaScript
5 114 (36.54%) C#
5 114 (36.54%) Java
6 106 (33.97%) Computer Science
7 101 (32.37%) SQL
8 90 (28.85%) ASP.NET
8 90 (28.85%) MVC
9 89 (28.53%) jQuery
10 67 (21.47%) NHibernate
11 65 (20.83%) T-SQL
12 64 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (19.55%) Ajax
14 59 (18.91%) C++
15 57 (18.27%) OO
16 50 (16.03%) .NET Framework
17 49 (15.71%) Mathematics
17 49 (15.71%) HTML
17 49 (15.71%) SQL Server
18 47 (15.06%) TDD
19 45 (14.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 44 (14.10%) Linux
21 43 (13.78%) Cryptography
21 43 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
22 42 (13.46%) Finance
22 42 (13.46%) Windows
22 42 (13.46%) E-Commerce
23 39 (12.50%) Amazon EC2

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (5.45%) Apache
2 13 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.17%) JBoss
3 10 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.92%) Drupal
4 6 (1.92%) CICS
5 4 (1.28%) IIS
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
6 3 (0.96%) Liferay
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.64%) WordPress
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) assyst
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.81%) SaaS
4 12 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.09%) Ethernet
2 13 (4.17%) Internet
3 9 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) CTI
4 2 (0.64%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) SNMP
5 1 (0.32%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 14 (4.49%) MySQL
5 6 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.28%) Big Data
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.64%) VoltDB
8 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (10.58%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.69%) Subversion
2 24 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.56%) Clang
4 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.28%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.28%) Maven
6 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.96%) GCC
6 3 (0.96%) Ant
6 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.32%) Emacs
7 1 (0.32%) Appium
7 1 (0.32%) Xcode
7 1 (0.32%) NUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (13.46%) Finance
2 26 (8.33%) Banking
3 20 (6.41%) Electronics
4 11 (3.53%) Law
5 8 (2.56%) Retail
6 6 (1.92%) Games
7 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.28%) Advertising
9 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.96%) Automotive
10 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.32%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 162 (51.92%) Software Engineer
2 112 (35.90%) Developer
3 53 (16.99%) Software Developer
4 37 (11.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 26 (8.33%) Programmer
6 22 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 21 (6.73%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 18 (5.77%) Software Programmer
9 17 (5.45%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.13%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
13 11 (3.53%) ASP.NET Programmer
13 11 (3.53%) .NET Programmer
14 10 (3.21%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.21%) Technical Manager
14 10 (3.21%) Technical Project Manager
15 9 (2.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (50.00%) .NET
2 90 (28.85%) ASP.NET
3 89 (28.53%) jQuery
4 67 (21.47%) NHibernate
5 64 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (19.55%) Ajax
7 50 (16.03%) .NET Framework
8 49 (15.71%) HTML
9 45 (14.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 37 (11.86%) CSS
11 34 (10.90%) Web Services
12 31 (9.94%) WPF
13 29 (9.29%) Qt
14 28 (8.97%) OpenGL
15 27 (8.65%) XML
16 24 (7.69%) STL
17 21 (6.73%) Servlets
18 19 (6.09%) JSP
18 19 (6.09%) MFC
18 19 (6.09%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 106 (33.97%) Computer Science
2 49 (15.71%) Mathematics
3 43 (13.78%) Cryptography
4 21 (6.73%) Physics
5 20 (6.41%) Visualisation
6 19 (6.09%) CUDA
7 16 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.85%) Open Source
9 7 (2.24%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.24%) GIS
9 7 (2.24%) Economics
9 7 (2.24%) Equities
10 6 (1.92%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.28%) User Experience
13 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.96%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.10%) Linux
2 42 (13.46%) Windows
3 36 (11.54%) UNIX
4 19 (6.09%) Android
5 18 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.53%) Debian
8 6 (1.92%) zOS
9 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (28.85%) MVC
3 57 (18.27%) OO
4 47 (15.06%) TDD
5 42 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 36 (11.54%) Scrum
7 32 (10.26%) OOP
8 28 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 23 (7.37%) Unit Testing
10 21 (6.73%) Software Architecture
11 19 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 19 (6.09%) 3D Visualisation
11 19 (6.09%) Linear Algebra
12 16 (5.13%) Web Development
13 14 (4.49%) Multithreading
14 13 (4.17%) Project Planning
15 12 (3.85%) Project Management
16 11 (3.53%) Automated Testing
17 10 (3.21%) OOD
18 9 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 119 (38.14%) JavaScript
2 114 (36.54%) C#
2 114 (36.54%) Java
3 101 (32.37%) SQL
4 65 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 59 (18.91%) C++
6 32 (10.26%) C
7 27 (8.65%) Python
8 21 (6.73%) Perl
9 19 (6.09%) VC++
10 15 (4.81%) PL/SQL
11 14 (4.49%) PHP
12 8 (2.56%) Ruby
13 6 (1.92%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.92%) JCL
13 6 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.64%) Lisp
15 2 (0.64%) R
15 2 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (42.63%) Degree
2 8 (2.56%) VCP4
3 4 (1.28%) PhD
4 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.32%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) Puppet
1 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.32%) OpenView
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (2.56%) Sybase
4 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.28%) Adobe
5 3 (0.96%) Google
6 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.32%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter
7 1 (0.32%) Sun
7 1 (0.32%) HP
7 1 (0.32%) Intel
7 1 (0.32%) VMware
7 1 (0.32%) Hyland
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