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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 16 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 174 96 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.65% 7.59% 7.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% 8.96% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 144 63 75
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 166 (47.98%) .NET
2 153 (44.22%) C#
3 149 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (40.46%) Degree
5 125 (36.13%) C++
6 122 (35.26%) Computer Science
7 120 (34.68%) Java
8 117 (33.82%) JavaScript
9 103 (29.77%) SQL
10 86 (24.86%) MVC
11 83 (23.99%) ASP.NET
12 79 (22.83%) Linux
13 76 (21.97%) C
14 74 (21.39%) OO
15 71 (20.52%) jQuery
16 70 (20.23%) HTML
17 68 (19.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 66 (19.08%) Mathematics
19 61 (17.63%) Ajax
20 51 (14.74%) .NET Framework
21 48 (13.87%) T-SQL
22 47 (13.58%) UNIX
23 46 (13.29%) SQL Server
24 45 (13.01%) CSS
24 45 (13.01%) XML
25 42 (12.14%) Python
25 42 (12.14%) NHibernate
26 41 (11.85%) Mentoring
27 39 (11.27%) Visual Studio
27 39 (11.27%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (8.09%) Apache
2 25 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.31%) Node.js
5 8 (2.31%) SAS
6 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.87%) CICS
7 3 (0.87%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.83%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.73%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.23%) Internet
2 17 (4.91%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.31%) HTTP
4 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.16%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.16%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.87%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) CTI
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.29%) SNMP
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.23%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.36%) MySQL
5 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.89%) Big Data
7 9 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.87%) OLTP
11 3 (0.87%) OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.87%) NewSQL
12 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.29%) VoltDB
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.38%) Subversion
3 20 (5.78%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.47%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.60%) Maven
5 9 (2.60%) Ant
6 8 (2.31%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.16%) LLVM
8 4 (1.16%) GCC
8 4 (1.16%) JUnit
9 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.58%) JIRA
9 2 (0.58%) FishEye
9 2 (0.58%) Hudson
10 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
General
1 28 (8.09%) Finance
2 20 (5.78%) Law
2 20 (5.78%) Games
3 19 (5.49%) Electronics
4 18 (5.20%) Banking
5 6 (1.73%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) French Language
6 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.16%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 192 (55.49%) Software Engineer
2 134 (38.73%) Developer
3 72 (20.81%) Software Developer
4 40 (11.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 31 (8.96%) Java Developer
6 28 (8.09%) Programmer
7 26 (7.51%) Senior Developer
7 26 (7.51%) C# Developer
8 25 (7.23%) .NET Developer
9 21 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (5.49%) C++ Developer
12 18 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (5.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.91%) ASP.NET Programmer
13 17 (4.91%) .NET Programmer
13 17 (4.91%) Software Programmer
13 17 (4.91%) C++ Software Developer
14 16 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
14 16 (4.62%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (47.98%) .NET
2 83 (23.99%) ASP.NET
3 71 (20.52%) jQuery
4 70 (20.23%) HTML
5 68 (19.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (17.63%) Ajax
7 51 (14.74%) .NET Framework
8 45 (13.01%) CSS
8 45 (13.01%) XML
9 42 (12.14%) NHibernate
10 35 (10.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 33 (9.54%) Web Services
12 25 (7.23%) Qt
13 24 (6.94%) Servlets
13 24 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (6.36%) SOAP
15 21 (6.07%) WPF
16 20 (5.78%) Spring
17 19 (5.49%) OpenGL
17 19 (5.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 122 (35.26%) Computer Science
2 66 (19.08%) Mathematics
3 33 (9.54%) Physics
3 33 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (8.09%) Cryptography
5 17 (4.91%) Visualisation
5 17 (4.91%) CUDA
5 17 (4.91%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (4.05%) Open Source
7 12 (3.47%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.31%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.16%) Firmware
11 4 (1.16%) Life Science
12 3 (0.87%) Economics
12 3 (0.87%) Statistics
12 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.83%) Linux
2 47 (13.58%) UNIX
3 33 (9.54%) Windows
4 20 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.89%) CentOS
5 10 (2.89%) Debian
6 9 (2.60%) Android
7 8 (2.31%) Fedora
8 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.87%) zOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.86%) MVC
3 74 (21.39%) OO
4 41 (11.85%) Mentoring
5 39 (11.27%) Unit Testing
6 34 (9.83%) E-Commerce
6 34 (9.83%) Automated Testing
7 31 (8.96%) TDD
8 22 (6.36%) OOP
9 21 (6.07%) Scrum
9 21 (6.07%) Software Architecture
10 18 (5.20%) OOD
11 17 (4.91%) Analytics
11 17 (4.91%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (4.62%) Web Development
13 15 (4.34%) Stress Testing
13 15 (4.34%) Test Automation
13 15 (4.34%) Project Management
13 15 (4.34%) Software Testing
14 13 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 153 (44.22%) C#
2 125 (36.13%) C++
3 120 (34.68%) Java
4 117 (33.82%) JavaScript
5 103 (29.77%) SQL
6 76 (21.97%) C
7 48 (13.87%) T-SQL
8 42 (12.14%) Python
9 35 (10.12%) Perl
10 20 (5.78%) Ruby
11 17 (4.91%) VC++
12 13 (3.76%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.18%) Fortran
13 11 (3.18%) PHP
14 10 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.60%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.31%) Lisp
16 8 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (1.45%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.87%) JCL
Qualifications
1 140 (40.46%) Degree
2 22 (6.36%) PhD
3 8 (2.31%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.16%) GIAC
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) HND
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) HDFS
2 4 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Puppet
1 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) OpenView
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (8.96%) Oracle
2 23 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.31%) Dell
4 7 (2.02%) Twitter
5 5 (1.45%) Perforce
5 5 (1.45%) VMware
5 5 (1.45%) Zend
5 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.58%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.29%) Sage
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 27 days ago