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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 38.46% 20.51% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.46% 26.67% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 2
Average salary £36,000 £31,250 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% +78.57%
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
39 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 76.92% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 33
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,926 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 0 7 £38,000 +22.58% 4
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (68.00%) C++
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 12 (48.00%) C
4 12 (48.00%) Degree
5 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) Java
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) UML
8 8 (32.00%) Python
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) Android
10 6 (24.00%) OOD
10 6 (24.00%) OO
11 5 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (16.00%) HTML
12 4 (16.00%) Windows
12 4 (16.00%) SDLC
13 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
13 3 (12.00%) HTTP
14 2 (8.00%) Qt
14 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (8.00%) Web Services
14 2 (8.00%) Internet
14 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) Qt
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) JavaBeans
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) JPA
5 1 (4.00%) Facelets
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) RichFaces
5 1 (4.00%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) OOD
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C++
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) C
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.00%) PHP
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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