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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 6 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 17.07% 4.26% 23.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.21% 5.41% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £42,500 £17,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+142.85% -35.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
33 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 80.49% 78.72% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram 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 22 September 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 +5 4 £40,000 +128.57%
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) C++
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 12 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
10 2 (8.33%) Linux
10 2 (8.33%) UML
10 2 (8.33%) HTML
10 2 (8.33%) Migration
10 2 (8.33%) Information Security

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Qt
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) JPA
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) 3D Visualisation
7 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C++
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 12 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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