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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 79 150 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.20% 10.83% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 12.46% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 111 70
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 82 (53.59%) Java
2 78 (50.98%) Degree
3 69 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (35.95%) Computer Science
5 51 (33.33%) C#
6 46 (30.07%) .NET
7 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
7 43 (28.10%) Linux
8 42 (27.45%) OO
9 32 (20.92%) HTML
10 31 (20.26%) C++
10 31 (20.26%) Web Services
11 30 (19.61%) SQL
12 29 (18.95%) SOAP
13 28 (18.30%) Project Management
13 28 (18.30%) Finance
14 27 (17.65%) Relational Database
15 26 (16.99%) RDBMS
15 26 (16.99%) Python
16 25 (16.34%) CSS
17 22 (14.38%) AngularJS
17 22 (14.38%) SDLC
18 21 (13.73%) Mentoring
18 21 (13.73%) HTML5
18 21 (13.73%) MySQL
18 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
18 21 (13.73%) Perl
18 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
18 21 (13.73%) jQuery
19 20 (13.07%) LAMP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (11.76%) Apache
2 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.88%) Node.js
4 7 (4.58%) JBoss
5 5 (3.27%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.61%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.65%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.92%) SaaS
4 5 (3.27%) GitHub
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.31%) Heroku
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) Internet
2 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.61%) Network Security
4 3 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) NAS
5 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.65%) RS-232
5 1 (0.65%) RS-485
5 1 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 26 (16.99%) RDBMS
3 21 (13.73%) MySQL
3 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.80%) Big Data
5 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.61%) NewSQL
7 4 (2.61%) OLAP
7 4 (2.61%) OLTP
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.61%) VoltDB
8 3 (1.96%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.50%) Selenium
4 8 (5.23%) Maven
5 6 (3.92%) Ant
5 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.27%) JUnit
6 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.61%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.61%) JIRA
7 4 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.96%) Grunt
9 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.31%) Subversion
10 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.65%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.65%) TestLink
10 1 (0.65%) WebStorm
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 19 (12.42%) Banking
3 14 (9.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.58%) Games
4 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.58%) Marketing
5 4 (2.61%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (49.02%) Software Engineer
2 40 (26.14%) Developer
3 26 (16.99%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (13.07%) Java Engineer
5 18 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Senior Java Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.54%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.23%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) C Software Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Development Manager
11 7 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Software Development Manager
11 7 (4.58%) Software Manager
12 6 (3.92%) Architect
12 6 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.92%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.07%) .NET
2 32 (20.92%) HTML
3 31 (20.26%) Web Services
4 29 (18.95%) SOAP
5 25 (16.34%) CSS
6 22 (14.38%) AngularJS
7 21 (13.73%) HTML5
7 21 (13.73%) jQuery
8 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET
8 20 (13.07%) LAMP
9 17 (11.11%) CGI
10 16 (10.46%) JSP
10 16 (10.46%) XML
11 15 (9.80%) JSON
12 14 (9.15%) Servlets
13 13 (8.50%) Spring
14 12 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (7.19%) Hibernate
15 11 (7.19%) React
15 11 (7.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (35.95%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.84%) Algorithms
4 12 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.92%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.61%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.61%) Physics
8 3 (1.96%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.96%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.31%) Economics
9 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.31%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.31%) Psychology
9 2 (1.31%) User Experience
9 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.10%) Linux
2 17 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (10.46%) Debian
4 15 (9.80%) Windows
5 14 (9.15%) Android
6 9 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.61%) Unix
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.45%) OO
3 28 (18.30%) Project Management
4 22 (14.38%) SDLC
5 21 (13.73%) Mentoring
6 19 (12.42%) Unit Testing
7 18 (11.76%) MVC
7 18 (11.76%) Scrum
8 17 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.46%) Automated Testing
10 15 (9.80%) High Availability
11 14 (9.15%) PRINCE2
11 14 (9.15%) Quality Management
12 13 (8.50%) Mobile Development
12 13 (8.50%) TDD
13 12 (7.84%) SOA
14 10 (6.54%) Web Development
15 9 (5.88%) Android Development
15 9 (5.88%) Open Source
15 9 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 82 (53.59%) Java
2 51 (33.33%) C#
3 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.26%) C++
5 30 (19.61%) SQL
6 26 (16.99%) Python
7 21 (13.73%) Perl
8 18 (11.76%) C
9 7 (4.58%) Ruby
10 6 (3.92%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.92%) PHP
10 6 (3.92%) VB
11 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.27%) Scala
12 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) Delphi
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.65%) Fortran
13 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (50.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) ISEB
3 1 (0.65%) HND
3 1 (0.65%) HP ASE
3 1 (0.65%) MCP
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) OCP
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Puppet
2 7 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.31%) Ansible
3 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Ambari
4 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) SAP
4 4 (2.61%) Vertica
5 3 (1.96%) Minitab
6 2 (1.31%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) F5
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) iManage
7 1 (0.65%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase
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