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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 79 74 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 78 98 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.70% 3.12% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.26% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 190
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,700 £47,500
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
2781 3003 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.45% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1932 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +4 41 £41,500 +7.79% 20
Glasgow -1 13 £40,000 - 3
Fife -5 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Dundee -3 5 £40,000 -
West Lothian +8 4 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Aberdeen -5 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 178 (98.89%) Software Engineering
2 81 (45.00%) C#
3 79 (43.89%) Java
4 71 (39.44%) C++
5 68 (37.78%) Degree
6 66 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (33.89%) JavaScript
8 51 (28.33%) Computer Science
9 46 (25.56%) .NET
10 44 (24.44%) C
11 43 (23.89%) OO
12 41 (22.78%) CSS
13 40 (22.22%) HTML
14 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
15 32 (17.78%) Finance
16 31 (17.22%) Linux
17 30 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 27 (15.00%) Spring
19 26 (14.44%) jQuery
19 26 (14.44%) SQL
20 25 (13.89%) Scrum
20 25 (13.89%) TDD
21 23 (12.78%) Web Services
21 23 (12.78%) Python
22 22 (12.22%) OOD
22 22 (12.22%) MVC
23 21 (11.67%) Hibernate
23 21 (11.67%) Maven
24 19 (10.56%) Windows
24 19 (10.56%) 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 11 (6.11%) JBoss
2 9 (5.00%) Alfresco
3 5 (2.78%) Apache
3 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.22%) SAS
5 2 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.78%) Internet
2 5 (2.78%) RS-232
3 4 (2.22%) Network Security
4 3 (1.67%) HTTP
4 3 (1.67%) Modbus
4 3 (1.67%) RS-485
4 3 (1.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.56%) DECT
5 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) UWB
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.44%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.22%) MySQL
4 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.78%) Big Data
7 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.22%) Redis
8 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.11%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.56%) ArangoDB
10 1 (0.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.67%) Maven
2 11 (6.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.00%) Subversion
4 7 (3.89%) Ant
5 6 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.22%) JUnit
8 3 (1.67%) Gradle
9 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.11%) JIRA
10 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 32 (17.78%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Electronics
3 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.44%) Banking
4 8 (4.44%) Games
5 7 (3.89%) Retail
6 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.67%) Avionics
7 3 (1.67%) Marketing
8 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.56%) .NET
2 41 (22.78%) CSS
3 40 (22.22%) HTML
4 30 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 27 (15.00%) Spring
6 26 (14.44%) jQuery
7 23 (12.78%) Web Services
8 21 (11.67%) Hibernate
9 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET
10 15 (8.33%) HTML5
11 14 (7.78%) J2EE
11 14 (7.78%) JSON
12 11 (6.11%) .NET Framework
13 10 (5.56%) RESTful
14 9 (5.00%) Gherkin
14 9 (5.00%) Spring Security
14 9 (5.00%) XHTML
15 8 (4.44%) REST
16 7 (3.89%) JMS
17 5 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.00%) Physics
4 8 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.44%) Social Media
4 8 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.11%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.11%) Derivative
8 2 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.11%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (1.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.22%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) Windows
3 11 (6.11%) Android
4 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.78%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.22%) Unix
7 3 (1.67%) Debian
7 3 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (98.89%) Software Engineering
2 66 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (23.89%) OO
4 25 (13.89%) Scrum
4 25 (13.89%) TDD
5 22 (12.22%) MVC
5 22 (12.22%) OOD
6 19 (10.56%) BDD
6 19 (10.56%) SOA
7 18 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.78%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.78%) SDLC
8 14 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (5.56%) Open Source
11 9 (5.00%) Document Management
11 9 (5.00%) Microservices
12 8 (4.44%) Project Management
12 8 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.00%) C#
2 79 (43.89%) Java
3 71 (39.44%) C++
4 61 (33.89%) JavaScript
5 44 (24.44%) C
6 26 (14.44%) SQL
7 23 (12.78%) Python
8 13 (7.22%) Delphi
8 13 (7.22%) Perl
9 10 (5.56%) PHP
9 10 (5.56%) Ruby
10 7 (3.89%) Embedded C
10 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.22%) Lisp
12 4 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.11%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (37.78%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.33%) PhD
4 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.56%) ISO13485
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (10.56%) Oracle
2 16 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.22%) Sybase
4 3 (1.67%) Apple
4 3 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.11%) Cegedim Rx
5 2 (1.11%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.11%) Twitter
5 2 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.56%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Intel
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
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