The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 9 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 7.69% - 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Senior Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31 46 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 79.49% 93.88% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 46
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Fife region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Fife

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 2 £40,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
Scotland

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fife region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fife region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss