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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 136 99 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.08% 7.22% 12.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.92% 8.66% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 68 109
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 29 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 167 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (52.23%) .NET
3 128 (40.76%) JavaScript
4 124 (39.49%) Degree
5 122 (38.85%) C#
6 107 (34.08%) SQL
7 102 (32.48%) Computer Science
8 101 (32.17%) Java
9 94 (29.94%) ASP.NET
10 90 (28.66%) jQuery
11 89 (28.34%) MVC
12 75 (23.89%) NHibernate
12 75 (23.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 74 (23.57%) Ajax
14 68 (21.66%) C++
14 68 (21.66%) T-SQL
15 58 (18.47%) OO
16 55 (17.52%) .NET Framework
17 53 (16.88%) Mathematics
17 53 (16.88%) Cryptography
18 52 (16.56%) Amazon EC2
19 50 (15.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 50 (15.92%) Linux
20 49 (15.61%) E-Commerce
20 49 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
21 46 (14.65%) HTML
21 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
22 43 (13.69%) Finance
23 42 (13.38%) TDD
23 42 (13.38%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (5.41%) Apache
2 16 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.91%) CICS
5 4 (1.27%) JBoss
5 4 (1.27%) IIS
5 4 (1.27%) Drupal
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Applications
1 32 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.56%) Amazon EC2
2 49 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.18%) SaaS
4 9 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.37%) Ethernet
2 13 (4.14%) Internet
3 10 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.59%) HTTP
5 3 (0.96%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.64%) CTI
6 2 (0.64%) SNMP
6 2 (0.64%) SMTP
7 1 (0.32%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.10%) MySQL
5 6 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.91%) Big Data
5 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.96%) VoltDB
8 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (11.15%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.55%) Subversion
3 25 (7.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.23%) Clang
5 5 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.96%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.96%) JUnit
7 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.96%) Maven
8 2 (0.64%) Ant
8 2 (0.64%) GCC
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.32%) Selenium
9 1 (0.32%) Appium
9 1 (0.32%) Emacs
9 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 43 (13.69%) Finance
2 23 (7.32%) Banking
3 22 (7.01%) Electronics
4 20 (6.37%) Law
5 7 (2.23%) Games
5 7 (2.23%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 157 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 121 (38.54%) Developer
3 55 (17.52%) Software Developer
4 36 (11.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 30 (9.55%) C# Developer
6 29 (9.24%) Programmer
7 28 (8.92%) .NET Developer
8 22 (7.01%) Software Programmer
9 21 (6.69%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.78%) Lead .NET Developer
13 15 (4.78%) ASP.NET Programmer
13 15 (4.78%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (4.78%) Lead C# Developer
13 15 (4.78%) .NET Programmer
13 15 (4.78%) Lead Developer
13 15 (4.78%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.46%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (52.23%) .NET
2 94 (29.94%) ASP.NET
3 90 (28.66%) jQuery
4 75 (23.89%) NHibernate
4 75 (23.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 74 (23.57%) Ajax
6 55 (17.52%) .NET Framework
7 50 (15.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 46 (14.65%) HTML
9 33 (10.51%) CSS
10 32 (10.19%) Web Services
11 31 (9.87%) XML
12 29 (9.24%) OpenGL
12 29 (9.24%) WPF
13 28 (8.92%) Qt
14 25 (7.96%) STL
15 20 (6.37%) MFC
15 20 (6.37%) Direct3D
16 16 (5.10%) Servlets
16 16 (5.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 102 (32.48%) Computer Science
2 53 (16.88%) Mathematics
2 53 (16.88%) Cryptography
3 22 (7.01%) Physics
4 21 (6.69%) Visualisation
5 20 (6.37%) CUDA
6 16 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.14%) Open Source
8 7 (2.23%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.23%) Equities
8 7 (2.23%) Economics
9 6 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.91%) GIS
9 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.91%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.59%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.27%) User Experience
11 4 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.92%) Linux
2 42 (13.38%) Windows
3 39 (12.42%) UNIX
4 19 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.41%) Android
6 16 (5.10%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.50%) Debian
8 8 (2.55%) CentOS
9 6 (1.91%) Fedora
9 6 (1.91%) zOS
10 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (28.34%) MVC
3 58 (18.47%) OO
4 49 (15.61%) E-Commerce
5 42 (13.38%) TDD
6 40 (12.74%) Scrum
7 36 (11.46%) OOP
8 28 (8.92%) Unit Testing
8 28 (8.92%) Mentoring
9 22 (7.01%) Software Architecture
10 20 (6.37%) Waterfall
10 20 (6.37%) 3D Visualisation
10 20 (6.37%) Linear Algebra
11 16 (5.10%) Web Development
12 15 (4.78%) Multithreading
13 14 (4.46%) Project Management
14 13 (4.14%) OOD
15 11 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.50%) Automated Testing
16 10 (3.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 128 (40.76%) JavaScript
2 122 (38.85%) C#
3 107 (34.08%) SQL
4 101 (32.17%) Java
5 68 (21.66%) C++
5 68 (21.66%) T-SQL
6 37 (11.78%) C
7 30 (9.55%) Python
8 21 (6.69%) Perl
9 20 (6.37%) VC++
10 11 (3.50%) PHP
10 11 (3.50%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.50%) Ruby
11 9 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.55%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.91%) JCL
13 6 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.96%) R
14 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 124 (39.49%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) PhD
3 3 (0.96%) GIAC
4 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Docker
1 3 (0.96%) Snort
2 2 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Puppet
1 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.64%) OpenView
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.05%) Oracle
3 6 (1.91%) Dell
4 3 (0.96%) Sybase
5 2 (0.64%) Perforce
5 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.64%) HP
5 2 (0.64%) Adobe
5 2 (0.64%) Twitter
6 1 (0.32%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.32%) Sun
6 1 (0.32%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.32%) VMware
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
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Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: 14 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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