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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 88 95 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 2.94% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 3.08% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 74 152
Median salary £40,750 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.16% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,330 £32,375 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,450
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
2668 3080 3592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 95.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1969 2308
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +27 50 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Glasgow +3 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Fife -4 9 £32,500 -9.72% 1
West Lothian +7 6 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Aberdeen 0 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Dundee -4 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (45.83%) C#
3 76 (45.24%) Java
4 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (35.71%) C++
6 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
7 56 (33.33%) Degree
8 42 (25.00%) HTML
8 42 (25.00%) .NET
9 41 (24.40%) CSS
10 40 (23.81%) OO
11 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
12 37 (22.02%) Finance
13 33 (19.64%) AngularJS
14 32 (19.05%) C
15 31 (18.45%) Computer Science
16 29 (17.26%) Spring
17 27 (16.07%) MVC
18 26 (15.48%) jQuery
19 24 (14.29%) Scrum
20 23 (13.69%) TDD
21 22 (13.10%) Maven
22 21 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (12.50%) BDD
23 20 (11.90%) Hibernate
23 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET
23 20 (11.90%) SOA
24 19 (11.31%) Linux
25 18 (10.71%) OOD
25 18 (10.71%) SQL

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 12 (7.14%) JBoss
2 9 (5.36%) Alfresco
3 5 (2.98%) Apache
4 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Maya
3 1 (0.60%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.79%) RS-232
3 3 (1.79%) RS-485
3 3 (1.79%) SSL
4 2 (1.19%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.19%) DECT
4 2 (1.19%) HTTP
4 2 (1.19%) UWB
4 2 (1.19%) Wireless
4 2 (1.19%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.60%) Broadband
5 1 (0.60%) DVB
5 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) Modbus
5 1 (0.60%) SNMP
5 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.74%) MySQL
4 9 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.76%) Big Data
5 8 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.38%) Redis
7 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.19%) ArangoDB
8 2 (1.19%) GIS
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (13.10%) Maven
2 13 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.55%) Subversion
4 9 (5.36%) Artifactory
5 8 (4.76%) Ant
6 7 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.98%) JUnit
9 3 (1.79%) Gradle
9 3 (1.79%) JIRA
10 2 (1.19%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.60%) Selenium
11 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.60%) Trac
General
1 37 (22.02%) Finance
2 17 (10.12%) Electronics
3 16 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.76%) Retail
5 7 (4.17%) Games
6 6 (3.57%) Marketing
7 4 (2.38%) Avionics
8 3 (1.79%) Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.00%) .NET
1 42 (25.00%) HTML
2 41 (24.40%) CSS
3 33 (19.64%) AngularJS
4 29 (17.26%) Spring
5 26 (15.48%) jQuery
6 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET
6 20 (11.90%) Hibernate
7 17 (10.12%) Web Services
8 14 (8.33%) HTML5
9 13 (7.74%) .NET Framework
9 13 (7.74%) J2EE
10 12 (7.14%) JSON
11 10 (5.95%) RESTful
12 9 (5.36%) Gherkin
12 9 (5.36%) REST
12 9 (5.36%) Spring Security
12 9 (5.36%) XHTML
13 8 (4.76%) Entity Framework
14 6 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.45%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.55%) Algorithms
2 11 (6.55%) Mathematics
2 11 (6.55%) Social Media
3 8 (4.76%) Physics
4 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.79%) User Experience
8 2 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.19%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.19%) Derivative
8 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.19%) iPad
8 2 (1.19%) Verilog
9 1 (0.60%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.31%) Linux
2 16 (9.52%) Windows
3 12 (7.14%) Android
4 7 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.57%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.38%) Unix
7 3 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.60%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (23.81%) OO
4 27 (16.07%) MVC
5 24 (14.29%) Scrum
6 23 (13.69%) TDD
7 21 (12.50%) BDD
7 21 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.90%) SOA
9 18 (10.71%) OOD
10 14 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.14%) Microservices
12 11 (6.55%) SDLC
13 10 (5.95%) UML
13 10 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.36%) Document Management
14 9 (5.36%) OOP
14 9 (5.36%) Open Source
15 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
15 8 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (45.83%) C#
2 76 (45.24%) Java
3 60 (35.71%) C++
4 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
5 32 (19.05%) C
6 18 (10.71%) SQL
7 17 (10.12%) Python
8 12 (7.14%) Delphi
8 12 (7.14%) Ruby
9 11 (6.55%) PHP
10 9 (5.36%) Embedded C
11 8 (4.76%) Perl
12 5 (2.98%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) HND
4 2 (1.19%) PhD
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.60%) ISO13485
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (9.52%) Oracle
2 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.57%) SAP
4 5 (2.98%) Sybase
5 3 (1.79%) Apple
5 3 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.19%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.60%) Intel
7 1 (0.60%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
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