The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Engineer
Rank - 5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 6.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Highlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
15 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 93.75% 66.67% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 4
Average salary £50,852 £60,000 £27,899
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.24% +115.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,825 £60,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,170 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) API Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Development
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet