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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 84 86 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 76 84 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.66% 2.66% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.79% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 201
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,800 £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
2763 3006 3622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.57% 95.13% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1906 2394
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £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 June 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 June 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 -1 37 £42,000 +9.09% 15
Glasgow +1 18 £40,000 - 2
Fife -5 9 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Dundee +5 5 £41,250 +3.12%
West Lothian +7 4 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +2 2 £42,500 +6.25%
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 June 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.

1 167 (94.89%) Software Engineering
2 83 (47.16%) C#
2 83 (47.16%) Java
3 76 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (41.48%) Degree
5 62 (35.23%) Computer Science
5 62 (35.23%) C++
6 58 (32.95%) JavaScript
7 49 (27.84%) .NET
8 41 (23.30%) OO
9 40 (22.73%) C
9 40 (22.73%) CSS
10 38 (21.59%) HTML
11 37 (21.02%) Scrum
12 36 (20.45%) Linux
13 33 (18.75%) TDD
14 32 (18.18%) SQL
15 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
15 31 (17.61%) Web Services
16 28 (15.91%) Spring
16 28 (15.91%) AngularJS
17 25 (14.20%) BDD
17 25 (14.20%) jQuery
18 24 (13.64%) Maven
18 24 (13.64%) Oracle
19 23 (13.07%) Windows
19 23 (13.07%) OOD
19 23 (13.07%) Hibernate
20 22 (12.50%) Finance
20 22 (12.50%) 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 15 (8.52%) JBoss
2 12 (6.82%) Alfresco
3 10 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.41%) Apache
4 6 (3.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (2.27%) SAS
6 3 (1.70%) IIS
6 3 (1.70%) Jetty
6 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.11%) Internet
3 4 (2.27%) HTTP
3 4 (2.27%) Network Security
4 3 (1.70%) Modbus
4 3 (1.70%) RS-232
4 3 (1.70%) SSL
5 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.14%) RS-485
6 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.95%) MySQL
4 13 (7.39%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.41%) Big Data
8 4 (2.27%) Redis
9 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.14%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.14%) NewSQL
10 2 (1.14%) OLAP
10 2 (1.14%) OLTP
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.14%) VoltDB
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Maven
2 14 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.82%) Artifactory
4 9 (5.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.98%) Selenium
6 6 (3.41%) JIRA
6 6 (3.41%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (3.41%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (3.41%) Subversion
6 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.84%) Ant
7 5 (2.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.27%) JUnit
9 3 (1.70%) Gradle
9 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.14%) Grunt
11 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Electronics
3 8 (4.55%) Banking
3 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.98%) Games
5 4 (2.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Avionics
7 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.84%) .NET
2 40 (22.73%) CSS
3 38 (21.59%) HTML
4 31 (17.61%) Web Services
5 28 (15.91%) AngularJS
5 28 (15.91%) Spring
6 25 (14.20%) jQuery
7 23 (13.07%) Hibernate
8 21 (11.93%) JSON
9 16 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 15 (8.52%) Gherkin
10 15 (8.52%) J2EE
10 15 (8.52%) RESTful
11 12 (6.82%) HTML5
11 12 (6.82%) Spring Security
11 12 (6.82%) XHTML
12 11 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 11 (6.25%) REST
13 10 (5.68%) XML
14 9 (5.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (35.23%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.68%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.98%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.98%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.41%) Physics
6 5 (2.84%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.84%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.27%) Social Media
8 3 (1.70%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.70%) iPad
9 2 (1.14%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.14%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.45%) Linux
2 23 (13.07%) Windows
3 10 (5.68%) Android
4 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.84%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.27%) Debian
6 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.27%) Unix
7 3 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (94.89%) Software Engineering
2 76 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.30%) OO
4 37 (21.02%) Scrum
5 33 (18.75%) TDD
6 25 (14.20%) BDD
7 23 (13.07%) OOD
8 22 (12.50%) SOA
9 21 (11.93%) SDLC
10 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (10.80%) MVC
12 16 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (7.39%) Open Source
15 12 (6.82%) Document Management
16 9 (5.11%) High Availability
16 9 (5.11%) Project Management
17 8 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 83 (47.16%) C#
1 83 (47.16%) Java
2 62 (35.23%) C++
3 58 (32.95%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.73%) C
5 32 (18.18%) SQL
6 22 (12.50%) Python
7 16 (9.09%) Perl
8 11 (6.25%) Delphi
9 10 (5.68%) Ruby
10 9 (5.11%) PHP
11 7 (3.98%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.84%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.27%) Lisp
13 4 (2.27%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.70%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.14%) VB
15 2 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (41.48%) Degree
2 14 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.84%) PhD
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) ISO13485
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (13.64%) Oracle
2 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.11%) Cegedim Rx
4 6 (3.41%) DevExpress
4 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.70%) Apple
5 3 (1.70%) Sybase
5 3 (1.70%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.14%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Twitter
6 2 (1.14%) Vertica
7 1 (0.57%) Intel
7 1 (0.57%) VMware
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