The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.41% 26.19% 12.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.53% 26.83% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £17,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 84.48% 97.62% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 34
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Scotland

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
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 29 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -4 4 £30,000 -23.07%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) C++
3 19 (63.33%) C
4 11 (36.67%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
7 5 (16.67%) OO
7 5 (16.67%) Python
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.33%) WCF
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.33%) ATM
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
8 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) Product Management
9 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (10.00%) UML
9 3 (10.00%) CSS
9 3 (10.00%) HTML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) WCF
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Qt
4 2 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) JPA
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) Servlets
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (16.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
4 3 (10.00%) Product Management
4 3 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C++
2 19 (63.33%) C
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) SQL
8 1 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) VB
8 1 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat