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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank - - 4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
13 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 86.67% 64.44% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,414 £35,000 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
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