The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 9 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 8.62% 27.03% 36.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 18
Average salary £28,500 £41,500 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.32% +12.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 58.62% 81.08% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 33
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £150,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Fife region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Fife

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -5 4 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Delphi
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Product Management
7 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
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