The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 19 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 25.68% 38.00% 33.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.67% 42.22% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 26
Average salary £41,500 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.40% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 45 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 81.08% 90.00% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 60
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Scotland

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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
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Dunfermline -1 10 £43,250 +10.89%
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (72.73%) C++
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 17 (51.52%) C
4 14 (42.42%) .NET
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) OO
7 8 (24.24%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) Embedded C
7 8 (24.24%) QA
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) UML
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++
9 6 (18.18%) ATM
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
10 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Product Management
11 4 (12.12%) Release Management
11 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.12%) Delphi
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) GPRS
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Programmer
4 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.09%) WCF
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) JavaBeans
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) WinForms
5 2 (6.06%) JSF
5 2 (6.06%) WPF
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) JPA
6 1 (3.03%) Facelets
6 1 (3.03%) Qt
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) UML
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Product Management
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) 3D Visualisation
8 1 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (3.03%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C++
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 17 (51.52%) C
4 8 (24.24%) Python
4 8 (24.24%) Embedded C
5 7 (21.21%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++
7 4 (12.12%) Delphi
8 3 (9.09%) SQL
9 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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