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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 191 117 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.71% 3.75% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 3.98% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 154 74 101
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3856 2940 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.02% 94.26% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 1721 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 80 £40,000 +33.33% 15
Glasgow 0 48 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Fife +6 19 £40,750 +4.48% 1
Dundee +7 14 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Lothian +27 12 £37,500 +13.63%
Aberdeen +3 11 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Lothian - 1 £36,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 299 (90.61%) Software Engineering
2 149 (45.15%) C++
3 134 (40.61%) C#
4 126 (38.18%) .NET
5 125 (37.88%) Java
6 93 (28.18%) Degree
7 92 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (26.97%) C
9 86 (26.06%) Computer Science
10 76 (23.03%) SQL
10 76 (23.03%) Linux
11 71 (21.52%) Windows
12 67 (20.30%) OO
13 60 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 58 (17.58%) SQL Server
15 55 (16.67%) Subversion
16 53 (16.06%) MVC
16 53 (16.06%) Unit Testing
17 52 (15.76%) Visual Studio
18 50 (15.15%) ASP.NET
18 50 (15.15%) Python
19 49 (14.85%) Mathematics
20 48 (14.55%) Finance
21 47 (14.24%) HTML
22 45 (13.64%) Microsoft
23 43 (13.03%) XML
24 41 (12.42%) Oracle
25 40 (12.12%) CSS
26 38 (11.52%) UNIX
27 36 (10.91%) Web Services

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (4.85%) SharePoint
1 16 (4.85%) SAS
2 9 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.42%) Apache
4 6 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.21%) Node.js
5 4 (1.21%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.91%) nginx
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.61%) Drupal
7 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) SaaS
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.15%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.12%) HTTP
4 6 (1.82%) Internet
4 6 (1.82%) ATM
5 2 (0.61%) LAN
5 2 (0.61%) WAN
5 2 (0.61%) Wireless
6 1 (0.30%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.30%) VSAT
6 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.30%) GPRS
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.70%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.36%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.33%) Big Data
5 9 (2.73%) MySQL
5 9 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.12%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.91%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.91%) Redis
10 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.30%) Sybase IQ
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (16.67%) Subversion
2 52 (15.76%) Visual Studio
3 25 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 20 (6.06%) JIRA
5 16 (4.85%) Hudson
5 16 (4.85%) FishEye
6 14 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.73%) Maven
10 6 (1.82%) Selenium
11 4 (1.21%) JUnit
11 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.21%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.91%) Behat
12 3 (0.91%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.91%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.91%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.91%) ReSharper
General
1 48 (14.55%) Finance
2 30 (9.09%) Electronics
3 22 (6.67%) Games
3 22 (6.67%) Banking
4 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.21%) Automotive
6 3 (0.91%) French Language
6 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (38.18%) .NET
2 50 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 47 (14.24%) HTML
4 43 (13.03%) XML
5 40 (12.12%) CSS
6 36 (10.91%) Web Services
7 29 (8.79%) .NET Framework
8 27 (8.18%) jQuery
9 24 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (7.27%) OpenGL
10 22 (6.67%) Qt
10 22 (6.67%) WPF
11 19 (5.76%) MFC
12 18 (5.45%) Spring
13 16 (4.85%) Java EE
13 16 (4.85%) JSON
13 16 (4.85%) Direct3D
14 15 (4.55%) STL
15 14 (4.24%) J2EE
15 14 (4.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (26.06%) Computer Science
2 49 (14.85%) Mathematics
3 19 (5.76%) Open Source
4 18 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence
5 17 (5.15%) Client/Server
5 17 (5.15%) Visualisation
6 16 (4.85%) CUDA
7 14 (4.24%) Physics
8 10 (3.03%) Firmware
9 9 (2.73%) SystemC
9 9 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.12%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.82%) Clustering
11 6 (1.82%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.52%) GIS
12 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.91%) Social Media
13 3 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.03%) Linux
2 71 (21.52%) Windows
3 38 (11.52%) UNIX
4 25 (7.58%) Android
5 13 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) CentOS
8 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (90.61%) Software Engineering
2 92 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (20.30%) OO
4 53 (16.06%) MVC
4 53 (16.06%) Unit Testing
5 33 (10.00%) Scrum
6 30 (9.09%) UML
7 25 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.27%) Multithreading
9 23 (6.97%) OOP
10 21 (6.36%) TDD
11 20 (6.06%) Automated Testing
12 17 (5.15%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (4.85%) Workflow
14 15 (4.55%) Performance Testing
14 15 (4.55%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.24%) Software Architecture
15 14 (4.24%) Change Control
16 13 (3.94%) Pair Programming
16 13 (3.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (45.15%) C++
2 134 (40.61%) C#
3 125 (37.88%) Java
4 89 (26.97%) C
5 76 (23.03%) SQL
6 60 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 50 (15.15%) Python
8 27 (8.18%) Perl
9 22 (6.67%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.76%) VC++
11 16 (4.85%) Lisp
12 14 (4.24%) Embedded C
13 11 (3.33%) PHP
14 10 (3.03%) Ruby
15 9 (2.73%) T-SQL
16 8 (2.42%) VB.NET
17 7 (2.12%) ActionScript
17 7 (2.12%) Scala
17 7 (2.12%) ActionScript 3.0
17 7 (2.12%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 93 (28.18%) Degree
2 21 (6.36%) PhD
3 2 (0.61%) ISEB
3 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.30%) HNC
4 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.48%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.61%) TickIT
3 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.42%) Oracle
3 14 (4.24%) Citrix
3 14 (4.24%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.42%) Sybase
5 7 (2.12%) JBoss
5 7 (2.12%) Google
6 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.21%) Twitter
7 4 (1.21%) Zend
8 3 (0.91%) Atmel
8 3 (0.91%) Typemock
8 3 (0.91%) Red Gate
8 3 (0.91%) Facebook
8 3 (0.91%) Perforce
9 2 (0.61%) Wonderware
9 2 (0.61%) Siemens
10 1 (0.30%) Intel
10 1 (0.30%) IBM
10 1 (0.30%) SAP
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