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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / Fife
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 13.04% 13.16% 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.64% 14.71% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £40,000 £29,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.45% +4.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
22 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 95.65% 89.47% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 33
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -1 3 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) EMV
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (42.86%) Smartcard
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) JSF
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) JPA
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Doxygen

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 (14.29%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) EMV
2 3 (42.86%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree