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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 60 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 93 107 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.69% 3.20% 4.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.36% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 141
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
2404 3184 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.51% 95.36% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 2050 2202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +40 60 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Glasgow +4 14 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Fife -7 5 £32,500 -9.72%
Dundee +2 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Lothian +2 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Aberdeen -3 2 £50,000 +20.48%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 80 (46.51%) C#
3 75 (43.60%) Java
4 71 (41.28%) C++
4 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (35.47%) JavaScript
6 59 (34.30%) Degree
7 43 (25.00%) OO
8 40 (23.26%) HTML
8 40 (23.26%) CSS
8 40 (23.26%) AngularJS
9 38 (22.09%) Finance
10 35 (20.35%) .NET
11 34 (19.77%) Computer Science
12 32 (18.60%) jQuery
12 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 31 (18.02%) C
14 28 (16.28%) MVC
15 27 (15.70%) Spring
16 26 (15.12%) TDD
16 26 (15.12%) Python
17 22 (12.79%) Scrum
18 20 (11.63%) Linux
18 20 (11.63%) MySQL
18 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (11.05%) OOD
19 19 (11.05%) Electronics
19 19 (11.05%) BDD
20 18 (10.47%) Windows
20 18 (10.47%) SOA

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 (5.23%) JBoss
2 7 (4.07%) Alfresco
3 4 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) CMS
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Maya
2 1 (0.58%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.74%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.74%) DECT
2 3 (1.74%) RS-232
2 3 (1.74%) RS-485
2 3 (1.74%) SNMP
2 3 (1.74%) SSL
2 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.74%) Wireless
2 3 (1.74%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) UWB
3 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.58%) Broadband
4 1 (0.58%) DVB
4 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.63%) MySQL
3 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.81%) Redis
5 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.07%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.49%) Big Data
8 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.16%) ArangoDB
9 2 (1.16%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Maven
2 14 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.14%) Subversion
3 9 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.07%) Ant
4 7 (4.07%) Artifactory
5 5 (2.91%) JIRA
5 5 (2.91%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.91%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.74%) JUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.58%) Gradle
8 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Trac
General
1 38 (22.09%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Electronics
3 16 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.81%) Games
5 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.49%) Marketing
6 6 (3.49%) Retail
7 3 (1.74%) Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Avionics
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.26%) AngularJS
1 40 (23.26%) CSS
1 40 (23.26%) HTML
2 35 (20.35%) .NET
3 32 (18.60%) jQuery
4 27 (15.70%) Spring
5 17 (9.88%) Hibernate
6 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET
7 15 (8.72%) HTML5
8 13 (7.56%) J2EE
8 13 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (6.98%) Web Services
10 11 (6.40%) .NET Framework
10 11 (6.40%) Celery
11 10 (5.81%) Flask
11 10 (5.81%) JSON
12 9 (5.23%) REST
13 8 (4.65%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.65%) RESTful
14 7 (4.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.77%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.72%) Algorithms
3 13 (7.56%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.40%) Social Media
5 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.07%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.49%) Physics
6 6 (3.49%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.33%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.74%) User Experience
9 2 (1.16%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (1.16%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.16%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.16%) Derivative
9 2 (1.16%) EMV
9 2 (1.16%) iPad
9 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.63%) Linux
2 18 (10.47%) Windows
3 12 (6.98%) Android
4 7 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.49%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.74%) Unix
7 2 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.00%) OO
4 28 (16.28%) MVC
5 26 (15.12%) TDD
6 22 (12.79%) Scrum
7 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (11.05%) BDD
8 19 (11.05%) OOD
9 18 (10.47%) SOA
10 14 (8.14%) SDLC
11 13 (7.56%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.98%) Microservices
13 9 (5.23%) OOP
14 8 (4.65%) Open Source
15 7 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Management
15 7 (4.07%) Kanban
15 7 (4.07%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.51%) C#
2 75 (43.60%) Java
3 71 (41.28%) C++
4 61 (35.47%) JavaScript
5 31 (18.02%) C
6 26 (15.12%) Python
7 18 (10.47%) SQL
8 17 (9.88%) PHP
9 12 (6.98%) Delphi
10 11 (6.40%) Ruby
11 8 (4.65%) Embedded C
12 7 (4.07%) Perl
13 5 (2.91%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.74%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.58%) Fortran
17 1 (0.58%) Go
17 1 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 59 (34.30%) Degree
2 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) HND
4 2 (1.16%) PhD
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.58%) ISO13485
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (7.56%) Oracle
2 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.07%) Sybase
4 6 (3.49%) SAP
5 3 (1.74%) Apple
5 3 (1.74%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.16%) Twitter
7 1 (0.58%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.58%) Intel
7 1 (0.58%) Talend
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
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Salary: benefits & training
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Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: benefits & continuous learning
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Salary: 4 day week, paid for 5 days
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