The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Highlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 8.33% - 17.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £25,000 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 91.67% 96.77% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Average salary £28,414 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.65% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Inverness - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree