The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 250 172 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.72% 5.25% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 5.50% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 208 118 120
Average salary £38,250 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.51% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Edinburgh +12 120 £40,000 +8.10% 9
Glasgow +6 82 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Fife -4 13 £42,000 +7.69%
Dundee +1 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Aberdeen +4 7 £35,000 - 2
West Lothian +14 5 £35,000 +0.71% 1
Argyll and Bute 0 1 - -
Lothian -1 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 403 (89.16%) Software Engineering
2 211 (46.68%) C#
3 208 (46.02%) .NET
4 165 (36.50%) C++
5 142 (31.42%) JavaScript
6 124 (27.43%) C
6 124 (27.43%) Java
7 118 (26.11%) HTML
8 116 (25.66%) Degree
9 113 (25.00%) SQL
10 112 (24.78%) ASP.NET
11 106 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (22.57%) Linux
13 100 (22.12%) Computer Science
14 98 (21.68%) SQL Server
15 94 (20.80%) MVC
15 94 (20.80%) Unit Testing
16 90 (19.91%) OO
17 88 (19.47%) CSS
18 85 (18.81%) Visual Studio
19 79 (17.48%) Microsoft
20 72 (15.93%) Windows
21 70 (15.49%) jQuery
22 59 (13.05%) XML
22 59 (13.05%) Python
23 54 (11.95%) Ajax
24 51 (11.28%) .NET Framework
25 50 (11.06%) Relational Database
25 50 (11.06%) Web Services
26 46 (10.18%) UNIX

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.42%) Apache
3 13 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.21%) Node.js
5 9 (1.99%) IIS
5 9 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.77%) SAS
7 5 (1.11%) Drupal
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.66%) GemFire
8 3 (0.66%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (0.66%) nginx
8 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.66%) CMS
8 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.22%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.55%) SaaS
2 7 (1.55%) GitHub
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.54%) Ethernet
1 16 (3.54%) Internet
2 8 (1.77%) HTTP
2 8 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.88%) ATM
4 3 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
5 1 (0.22%) VSAT
5 1 (0.22%) CDMA
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) SMTP
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.06%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.19%) RDBMS
4 23 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (4.65%) Big Data
6 14 (3.10%) MySQL
7 12 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.55%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.66%) Redis
13 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.66%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.66%) KDB
14 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 85 (18.81%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.29%) Subversion
3 25 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.76%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.65%) JIRA
7 11 (2.43%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.99%) Maven
9 7 (1.55%) WinDbg
10 6 (1.33%) FishEye
10 6 (1.33%) Selenium
10 6 (1.33%) JUnit
11 5 (1.11%) Ant
11 5 (1.11%) Hudson
11 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.88%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.88%) LLVM
12 4 (0.88%) GCC
12 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.66%) Behat
General
1 32 (7.08%) Electronics
2 24 (5.31%) Finance
3 23 (5.09%) Law
4 22 (4.87%) Legal
5 18 (3.98%) Games
6 15 (3.32%) Banking
7 5 (1.11%) Advertising
8 4 (0.88%) Automotive
8 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.66%) Front Office
9 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) French Language
10 2 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Retail
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (46.02%) .NET
2 118 (26.11%) HTML
3 112 (24.78%) ASP.NET
4 88 (19.47%) CSS
5 70 (15.49%) jQuery
6 59 (13.05%) XML
7 54 (11.95%) Ajax
8 51 (11.28%) .NET Framework
9 50 (11.06%) Web Services
10 43 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 40 (8.85%) LINQ
12 39 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (7.08%) HTML5
14 26 (5.75%) WCF
15 25 (5.53%) Qt
16 22 (4.87%) WPF
17 21 (4.65%) Spring
18 20 (4.42%) Hibernate
18 20 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 19 (4.20%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 46 (10.18%) Mathematics
3 35 (7.74%) Open Source
4 20 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.76%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.76%) Physics
7 16 (3.54%) CUDA
8 14 (3.10%) SystemC
9 13 (2.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (1.99%) Clustering
10 9 (1.99%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.33%) Firmware
14 5 (1.11%) Life Science
15 4 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
16 3 (0.66%) DTV
16 3 (0.66%) NHS
16 3 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.57%) Linux
2 72 (15.93%) Windows
3 46 (10.18%) UNIX
4 42 (9.29%) Android
5 10 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 2 (0.44%) Debian
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (89.16%) Software Engineering
2 106 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (20.80%) MVC
3 94 (20.80%) Unit Testing
4 90 (19.91%) OO
5 44 (9.73%) Automated Testing
6 38 (8.41%) Web Development
7 30 (6.64%) TDD
8 28 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (5.97%) Software Testing
9 27 (5.97%) OOP
10 24 (5.31%) Document Management
11 23 (5.09%) Software Architecture
12 22 (4.87%) Test Automation
12 22 (4.87%) Systems Analysis
12 22 (4.87%) RAD
13 20 (4.42%) SEO
13 20 (4.42%) User Experience Design
14 19 (4.20%) Stress Testing
14 19 (4.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 211 (46.68%) C#
2 165 (36.50%) C++
3 142 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 124 (27.43%) C
4 124 (27.43%) Java
5 113 (25.00%) SQL
6 59 (13.05%) Python
7 40 (8.85%) Perl
8 28 (6.19%) Ruby
9 25 (5.53%) VBScript
10 23 (5.09%) Embedded C
11 20 (4.42%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.76%) PHP
12 17 (3.76%) VC++
13 14 (3.10%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.88%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.65%) Fortran
16 9 (1.99%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.99%) Scala
17 8 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (25.66%) Degree
2 14 (3.10%) Postgraduate
3 13 (2.88%) PhD
4 4 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) HNC
6 1 (0.22%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.19%) QA
2 8 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (1.11%) HDFS
2 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Nagios
3 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.75%) Oracle
3 12 (2.65%) Twitter
4 10 (2.21%) JBoss
5 8 (1.77%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.55%) Sybase
6 7 (1.55%) Atmel
7 6 (1.33%) Google
8 5 (1.11%) Zend
9 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.88%) Citrix
9 4 (0.88%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.66%) Facebook
10 3 (0.66%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.66%) Typemock
10 3 (0.66%) Perforce
11 2 (0.44%) VMware
11 2 (0.44%) Wonderware
11 2 (0.44%) Siemens
11 2 (0.44%) HP
Dundee, Angus
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: up to £35,000 pa
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
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