The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 69 87 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 98 81 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.42% 2.57% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 2.69% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 156
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,850 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2723 3007 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.04% 95.49% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1890 2535
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £58,100
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 52 £38,000 -3.18% 19
Glasgow +9 24 £45,500 +13.75% 6
Dundee +9 7 £35,500 +1.42%
Fife +9 6 £37,375 -0.33% 1
West Lothian 0 3 - - 1
Aberdeen +7 2 £42,500 -8.10%
Stirling - 2 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 169 (90.86%) Software Engineering
2 98 (52.69%) Java
3 92 (49.46%) Degree
4 83 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (40.86%) C#
6 71 (38.17%) Computer Science
7 58 (31.18%) .NET
8 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
9 51 (27.42%) C++
10 47 (25.27%) Scrum
11 46 (24.73%) SQL
11 46 (24.73%) Linux
12 40 (21.51%) OO
13 39 (20.97%) TDD
14 38 (20.43%) CSS
14 38 (20.43%) Web Services
15 37 (19.89%) C
15 37 (19.89%) HTML
16 34 (18.28%) Python
17 33 (17.74%) Windows
18 31 (16.67%) Spring
19 30 (16.13%) SDLC
20 28 (15.05%) BDD
20 28 (15.05%) Maven
20 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
20 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
21 27 (14.52%) Hibernate
21 27 (14.52%) Oracle
21 27 (14.52%) JSON
22 24 (12.90%) AngularJS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.14%) JBoss
2 14 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.99%) Alfresco
4 10 (5.38%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (3.76%) Apache
5 7 (3.76%) IIS
5 7 (3.76%) Jetty
5 7 (3.76%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.69%) Node.js
8 4 (2.15%) SAS
9 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.84%) Internet
3 6 (3.23%) Network Security
4 4 (2.15%) HTTP
5 3 (1.61%) Modbus
6 2 (1.08%) RS-232
6 2 (1.08%) SSL
7 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.54%) Firewall
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.54%) RS-485
7 1 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.60%) MySQL
3 16 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.38%) Big Data
6 8 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.15%) NewSQL
8 4 (2.15%) OLAP
8 4 (2.15%) OLTP
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (2.15%) VoltDB
9 3 (1.61%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.61%) Redis
10 2 (1.08%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Maven
2 19 (10.22%) Selenium
3 18 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.99%) Artifactory
5 12 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.38%) JIRA
7 8 (4.30%) Ant
7 8 (4.30%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.69%) JUnit
9 5 (2.69%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.69%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (1.61%) Gradle
10 3 (1.61%) Subversion
11 2 (1.08%) Grunt
12 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (8.60%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Banking
2 10 (5.38%) Games
2 10 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.76%) Electronics
4 4 (2.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Military
6 2 (1.08%) Avionics
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.18%) .NET
2 38 (20.43%) CSS
2 38 (20.43%) Web Services
3 37 (19.89%) HTML
4 31 (16.67%) Spring
5 27 (14.52%) Hibernate
5 27 (14.52%) JSON
6 24 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 23 (12.37%) ASP.NET
8 21 (11.29%) jQuery
8 21 (11.29%) XML
9 20 (10.75%) Gherkin
9 20 (10.75%) J2EE
10 18 (9.68%) RESTful
11 13 (6.99%) Spring Security
11 13 (6.99%) XHTML
12 12 (6.45%) HTML5
12 12 (6.45%) REST
13 11 (5.91%) JMS
14 10 (5.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 71 (38.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.84%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.23%) iPad
5 6 (3.23%) Physics
6 5 (2.69%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.15%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.15%) Grid Computing
7 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.61%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.08%) Derivative
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.54%) GPGPU
10 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.54%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.73%) Linux
2 33 (17.74%) Windows
3 15 (8.06%) Android
4 10 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.23%) Unix
6 4 (2.15%) Debian
6 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.61%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (90.86%) Software Engineering
2 83 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.27%) Scrum
4 40 (21.51%) OO
5 39 (20.97%) TDD
6 30 (16.13%) SDLC
7 28 (15.05%) BDD
8 22 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.75%) OOD
10 17 (9.14%) Unit Testing
11 16 (8.60%) Open Source
11 16 (8.60%) SOA
12 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.99%) Document Management
13 13 (6.99%) High Availability
13 13 (6.99%) iOS Development
13 13 (6.99%) Mobile Development
14 11 (5.91%) MVC
15 10 (5.38%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.69%) Java
2 76 (40.86%) C#
3 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
4 51 (27.42%) C++
5 46 (24.73%) SQL
6 37 (19.89%) C
7 34 (18.28%) Python
8 20 (10.75%) Perl
9 13 (6.99%) Ruby
10 7 (3.76%) PHP
10 7 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.23%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.69%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.15%) Delphi
13 4 (2.15%) Lisp
13 4 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.15%) XQuery
14 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (49.46%) Degree
2 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.52%) Oracle
3 17 (9.14%) Cegedim Rx
4 10 (5.38%) DevExpress
4 10 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.15%) Vertica
6 3 (1.61%) Minitab
6 3 (1.61%) Sybase
6 3 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.08%) Apple
7 2 (1.08%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.54%) VMware
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