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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 25.64% 7.27% 22.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.71% 9.09% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 15
Average salary £29,750 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.38% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £34,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
28 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 71.79% 80.00% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 36
Average salary £32,500 £42,926 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,700 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 3 £52,500 +61.53%
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) C++
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) OO
3 15 (68.18%) Degree
4 14 (63.64%) C#
5 12 (54.55%) C
5 12 (54.55%) .NET
5 12 (54.55%) OOD
6 9 (40.91%) Android
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
8 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) Electronics
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) OOP
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 2 (9.09%) Project Management
11 2 (9.09%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) UML
12 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
12 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
12 1 (4.55%) Scrum
12 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (4.55%) Information Security
12 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
12 1 (4.55%) JavaBeans
12 1 (4.55%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Junior
2 5 (22.73%) Junior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) Facelets
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) JavaBeans
4 1 (4.55%) JPA
4 1 (4.55%) JSF
4 1 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) RichFaces
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OO
2 12 (54.55%) OOD
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C++
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) C
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle