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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 19.23% 24.39% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.23% 24.39% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
52 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 100.00% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 53
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +1 7 £43,250 +23.57%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) C++
3 12 (70.59%) C
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) Electronics
7 6 (35.29%) Information Security
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) Coaching
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
10 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) OOD
10 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
10 2 (11.76%) Android
10 2 (11.76%) Mentoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) RS-232
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C++
2 12 (70.59%) C
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO13485