The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Fife region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.22% 12.82% 14.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 15.15% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,600 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
26 33 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 96.30% 84.62% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 43
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Fife region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Fife

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +2 6 £40,000 +5.26%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) C++
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) C
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) EMV
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
7 3 (20.00%) Electronics
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) JSF
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
9 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.67%) Waterfall

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) RS-232
1 1 (6.67%) RS-485
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) JSF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) JPA
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) EMV
2 3 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) C
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO13485