The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 5 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 13.64% - 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Highlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 90.91% 64.15% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 - 3 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree