The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.00% 22.73% 23.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 25.00% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 11
Average salary £28,500 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.32% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
54 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 90.00% 90.91% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 33
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £150,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Fife

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 Software Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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 -10 3 £29,000 -30.12%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) UNIX
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) C
3 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
3 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
8 2 (9.52%) Python
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Perl
8 2 (9.52%) Delphi
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) ATM

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
1 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) UNIX
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
1 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
1 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) Product Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) C
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) Perl
7 2 (9.52%) Python
7 2 (9.52%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA