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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 255 174 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.95% 5.31% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 5.56% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 212 120 121
Average salary £38,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.00%
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
3480 3127 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.87% 95.48% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 2075 2074
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
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 23 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 23 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 +15 122 £40,000 +9.58% 13
Glasgow +6 81 £39,000 +4.00% 5
Dundee +3 13 £37,500 +15.38%
Fife -2 13 £42,500 +8.97%
Aberdeen +3 7 £35,000 - 2
West Lothian +12 5 £35,000 +0.71% 2
Argyll and Bute +1 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 23 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
2 210 (46.46%) C#
3 207 (45.80%) .NET
4 168 (37.17%) C++
5 140 (30.97%) JavaScript
6 126 (27.88%) Java
7 123 (27.21%) C
8 118 (26.11%) HTML
9 115 (25.44%) Degree
10 112 (24.78%) SQL
11 110 (24.34%) ASP.NET
12 107 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
13 102 (22.57%) Linux
14 99 (21.90%) Computer Science
15 97 (21.46%) SQL Server
16 95 (21.02%) Unit Testing
17 92 (20.35%) MVC
18 91 (20.13%) OO
19 87 (19.25%) CSS
20 86 (19.03%) Visual Studio
21 81 (17.92%) Microsoft
22 72 (15.93%) Windows
23 69 (15.27%) jQuery
24 61 (13.50%) Python
25 58 (12.83%) XML
26 52 (11.50%) Ajax
27 51 (11.28%) Web Services
27 51 (11.28%) .NET Framework
27 51 (11.28%) Relational Database
28 46 (10.18%) UNIX

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.44%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.22%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 31 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Line 500
2 1 (0.22%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.77%) SaaS
3 7 (1.55%) GitHub
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.54%) Ethernet
1 16 (3.54%) Internet
2 8 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.55%) HTTP
4 4 (0.88%) ATM
5 3 (0.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) VSAT
6 1 (0.22%) CDMA
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.22%) SMTP
6 1 (0.22%) SNMP
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.42%) 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 86 (19.03%) Visual Studio
2 43 (9.51%) 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%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (7.08%) Electronics
2 26 (5.75%) 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
1 207 (45.80%) .NET
2 118 (26.11%) HTML
3 110 (24.34%) ASP.NET
4 87 (19.25%) CSS
5 69 (15.27%) jQuery
6 58 (12.83%) XML
7 52 (11.50%) Ajax
8 51 (11.28%) Web Services
8 51 (11.28%) .NET Framework
9 42 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 39 (8.63%) LINQ
11 37 (8.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (7.30%) HTML5
13 25 (5.53%) Qt
13 25 (5.53%) WCF
14 22 (4.87%) WPF
15 21 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (4.65%) Spring
16 20 (4.42%) Hibernate
17 19 (4.20%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.96%) 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 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.33%) Firmware
13 5 (1.11%) Life Science
14 4 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
15 3 (0.66%) DTV
15 3 (0.66%) NHS
15 3 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.57%) Linux
2 72 (15.93%) Windows
3 46 (10.18%) UNIX
4 41 (9.07%) Android
5 9 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) CentOS
8 2 (0.44%) Debian
8 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (89.16%) Software Engineering
2 107 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (21.02%) Unit Testing
4 92 (20.35%) MVC
5 91 (20.13%) OO
6 43 (9.51%) Automated Testing
7 38 (8.41%) Web Development
8 30 (6.64%) TDD
9 28 (6.19%) OOP
9 28 (6.19%) Software Testing
10 27 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.31%) Software Architecture
11 24 (5.31%) Document Management
12 22 (4.87%) Systems Analysis
12 22 (4.87%) RAD
12 22 (4.87%) Test Automation
13 20 (4.42%) User Experience Design
13 20 (4.42%) SEO
14 19 (4.20%) Scrum
14 19 (4.20%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (46.46%) C#
2 168 (37.17%) C++
3 140 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 126 (27.88%) Java
5 123 (27.21%) C
6 112 (24.78%) SQL
7 61 (13.50%) Python
8 40 (8.85%) Perl
9 28 (6.19%) Ruby
10 25 (5.53%) VBScript
11 23 (5.09%) Embedded C
12 20 (4.42%) T-SQL
13 18 (3.98%) VC++
14 17 (3.76%) PHP
15 14 (3.10%) Objective-C
16 13 (2.88%) VB.NET
17 12 (2.65%) Fortran
18 9 (1.99%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.99%) Scala
19 8 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (25.44%) Degree
2 14 (3.10%) Postgraduate
3 13 (2.88%) PhD
4 5 (1.11%) ISEB
5 3 (0.66%) 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 29 (6.42%) QA
2 7 (1.55%) 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 81 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.75%) Oracle
3 10 (2.21%) Twitter
3 10 (2.21%) JBoss
4 8 (1.77%) Sybase
4 8 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.55%) Atmel
6 6 (1.33%) Google
7 5 (1.11%) Zend
8 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.88%) Citrix
8 4 (0.88%) Red Gate
9 3 (0.66%) Facebook
9 3 (0.66%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.66%) Typemock
9 3 (0.66%) Perforce
10 2 (0.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.44%) Wonderware
10 2 (0.44%) Siemens
10 2 (0.44%) HP
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £39000 - £55000 per annum + c.10% bonus, unrivalled pension & ben
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: up to £35,000 pa
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