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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 49 86 52
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 97 84 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.14% 2.71% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 2.85% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 74 59 109
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2241 2950 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.19% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2057
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +31 56 £45,000 +19.20% 15
Glasgow +15 16 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Dundee +7 10 £31,000 -17.33% 2
West Lothian +10 6 £43,500 +8.75%
Fife +4 6 £40,000 +5.26%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 177 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (46.11%) Java
4 77 (42.78%) C++
5 71 (39.44%) C#
6 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
7 56 (31.11%) Degree
8 48 (26.67%) OO
9 42 (23.33%) Python
9 42 (23.33%) AngularJS
10 39 (21.67%) HTML
11 37 (20.56%) CSS
12 33 (18.33%) C
13 32 (17.78%) Computer Science
14 31 (17.22%) Linux
14 31 (17.22%) MVC
15 30 (16.67%) Finance
16 29 (16.11%) .NET
17 28 (15.56%) SQL Server
18 27 (15.00%) TDD
19 24 (13.33%) Spring
19 24 (13.33%) Windows
19 24 (13.33%) Git (software)
20 21 (11.67%) jQuery
21 19 (10.56%) SQL
22 18 (10.00%) Android
22 18 (10.00%) SDLC
23 17 (9.44%) Electronics
24 16 (8.89%) Subversion
24 16 (8.89%) Apple iOS

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 9 (5.00%) JBoss
2 4 (2.22%) Apache
2 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.11%) CMS
4 2 (1.11%) Confluence
4 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.56%) Maya
2 1 (0.56%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.22%) SaaS
2 6 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.78%) GitHub
4 3 (1.67%) Slack
5 2 (1.11%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) HTTP
2 5 (2.78%) Bluetooth
2 5 (2.78%) Wireless
3 4 (2.22%) DECT
3 4 (2.22%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.22%) Internet
3 4 (2.22%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.11%) RS-232
5 2 (1.11%) RS-485
5 2 (1.11%) SNMP
5 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.11%) UWB
6 1 (0.56%) Broadband
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) DVB
6 1 (0.56%) MQTT
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.78%) MongoDB
2 14 (7.78%) MySQL
3 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.00%) Big Data
5 7 (3.89%) Redis
6 6 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.67%) ArangoDB
9 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.67%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.11%) GIS
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.56%) HBase
11 1 (0.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 24 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.89%) Subversion
3 13 (7.22%) Maven
4 8 (4.44%) Ant
4 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.33%) Selenium
5 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.78%) JIRA
6 5 (2.78%) webpack
7 3 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.67%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.11%) Babel
8 2 (1.11%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.11%) JUnit
8 2 (1.11%) Mocha
9 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.56%) Trac
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Electronics
3 11 (6.11%) Games
3 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.00%) Retail
5 7 (3.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.89%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Automotive
7 2 (1.11%) Avionics
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.33%) AngularJS
2 39 (21.67%) HTML
3 37 (20.56%) CSS
4 29 (16.11%) .NET
5 24 (13.33%) Spring
6 21 (11.67%) jQuery
7 15 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 14 (7.78%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.78%) HTML5
8 14 (7.78%) J2EE
8 14 (7.78%) React
9 12 (6.67%) Node.js
9 12 (6.67%) Web Services
10 11 (6.11%) RESTful
11 10 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.56%) CSS3
11 10 (5.56%) Java EE
11 10 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (4.44%) REST
13 7 (3.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.67%) Social Media
4 9 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.22%) EMV
7 4 (2.22%) Physics
7 4 (2.22%) User Experience
8 3 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.67%) Blog
8 3 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (1.67%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.67%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.11%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.11%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.22%) Linux
2 24 (13.33%) Windows
3 18 (10.00%) Android
4 16 (8.89%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Unix
7 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (26.67%) OO
4 31 (17.22%) MVC
5 27 (15.00%) TDD
6 18 (10.00%) SDLC
7 14 (7.78%) OOD
7 14 (7.78%) Scrum
8 13 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.67%) OOP
9 12 (6.67%) SOA
10 11 (6.11%) Coaching
11 10 (5.56%) BDD
11 10 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.00%) Microservices
12 9 (5.00%) Mobile Development
12 9 (5.00%) UML
13 8 (4.44%) Open Source
13 8 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.11%) Java
2 77 (42.78%) C++
3 71 (39.44%) C#
4 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 42 (23.33%) Python
6 33 (18.33%) C
7 19 (10.56%) SQL
8 15 (8.33%) PHP
8 15 (8.33%) Ruby
9 8 (4.44%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.33%) Delphi
11 5 (2.78%) Lua
12 4 (2.22%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.67%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.67%) Perl
13 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.67%) Scala
14 2 (1.11%) Ada
14 2 (1.11%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 56 (31.11%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.11%) HND
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.56%) ISO13485
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Docker
1 4 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) KVM
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.56%) Oracle
3 5 (2.78%) SAP
4 4 (2.22%) Perforce
4 4 (2.22%) Sybase
5 3 (1.67%) Talend
6 2 (1.11%) Google
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.11%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.56%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus + pension + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £460000 - £580000 per annum
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