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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 53 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 86 100 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.84% 3.39% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.55% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 56 71 81
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
2151 2818 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.98% 95.56% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1813 1908
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +14 54 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Glasgow +32 21 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Dundee +3 6 £30,500 -23.75% 1
West Lothian -2 4 £50,000 +47.05% 4
Fife -1 2 - -
Stirling +6 1 £57,500 +36.90%
Angus - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 181 (97.84%) Software Engineering
2 101 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (45.41%) Java
4 69 (37.30%) C++
5 60 (32.43%) JavaScript
6 55 (29.73%) C#
7 53 (28.65%) Python
8 48 (25.95%) Degree
9 40 (21.62%) AngularJS
10 39 (21.08%) Computer Science
11 38 (20.54%) Linux
12 36 (19.46%) C
13 35 (18.92%) HTML
14 34 (18.38%) OO
15 31 (16.76%) CSS
16 30 (16.22%) TDD
16 30 (16.22%) SDLC
17 26 (14.05%) SQL
18 25 (13.51%) .NET
19 23 (12.43%) Windows
19 23 (12.43%) jQuery
20 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
20 22 (11.89%) MVC
21 21 (11.35%) React
22 20 (10.81%) Open Source
22 20 (10.81%) MySQL
22 20 (10.81%) PHP
23 19 (10.27%) Scrum
23 19 (10.27%) Android
24 18 (9.73%) Spring

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 (5.95%) JBoss
2 6 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.41%) SaaS
2 7 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.24%) GitHub
4 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.16%) Slack
6 3 (1.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
2 5 (2.70%) HTTP
3 4 (2.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.62%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.62%) Network Security
4 3 (1.62%) Wireless
5 2 (1.08%) ATM
5 2 (1.08%) DECT
5 2 (1.08%) SNMP
5 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.08%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
6 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.54%) MQTT
6 1 (0.54%) RS-232
6 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) MySQL
2 15 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 15 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.86%) Redis
5 8 (4.32%) Neo4j
6 7 (3.78%) Big Data
7 6 (3.24%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.16%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.62%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.54%) ArangoDB
11 1 (0.54%) HBase
11 1 (0.54%) Impala
11 1 (0.54%) QGIS
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.11%) Subversion
3 11 (5.95%) Maven
4 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.24%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.24%) Selenium
6 5 (2.70%) JIRA
6 5 (2.70%) webpack
7 4 (2.16%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.62%) Ant
8 3 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.08%) Babel
9 2 (1.08%) Mocha
9 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.54%) FishEye
10 1 (0.54%) Gradle
10 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (5.95%) Electronics
2 7 (3.78%) Automotive
3 6 (3.24%) Finance
3 6 (3.24%) Games
4 5 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.62%) AngularJS
2 35 (18.92%) HTML
3 31 (16.76%) CSS
4 25 (13.51%) .NET
5 23 (12.43%) jQuery
6 21 (11.35%) React
7 18 (9.73%) Spring
8 17 (9.19%) Node.js
9 16 (8.65%) RESTful
10 14 (7.57%) Hibernate
10 14 (7.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (7.03%) Web Services
12 11 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (5.41%) Java EE
14 9 (4.86%) Celery
15 8 (4.32%) ASP.NET
15 8 (4.32%) Flask
15 8 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (3.78%) Drools
16 7 (3.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.08%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.03%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.86%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.70%) EMV
5 4 (2.16%) Blog
5 4 (2.16%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.16%) Smartcard
5 4 (2.16%) User Experience
6 3 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.62%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.62%) Social Media
7 2 (1.08%) Arduino
7 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.08%) Fintech
7 2 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.54%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.54%) Linux
2 23 (12.43%) Windows
3 19 (10.27%) Android
4 18 (9.73%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.08%) Unix
7 2 (1.08%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (97.84%) Software Engineering
2 101 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.38%) OO
4 30 (16.22%) SDLC
4 30 (16.22%) TDD
5 22 (11.89%) MVC
6 20 (10.81%) Open Source
7 19 (10.27%) Scrum
8 15 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.49%) Coaching
9 12 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.49%) Mathematics
9 12 (6.49%) Mobile Development
10 10 (5.41%) Analytics
10 10 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.41%) SOA
11 9 (4.86%) DevOps
11 9 (4.86%) Open Source Development
12 8 (4.32%) OOD
12 8 (4.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (45.41%) Java
2 69 (37.30%) C++
3 60 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 55 (29.73%) C#
5 53 (28.65%) Python
6 36 (19.46%) C
7 26 (14.05%) SQL
8 20 (10.81%) PHP
9 18 (9.73%) Ruby
10 10 (5.41%) Embedded C
11 9 (4.86%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.78%) Scala
13 6 (3.24%) Lua
13 6 (3.24%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.16%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.16%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.08%) Ada
15 2 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.08%) ES6
15 2 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.54%) MISRA
1 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) Firmware
3 1 (0.54%) KVM
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.24%) Puppet
3 2 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (6.49%) Oracle
2 9 (4.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.24%) Perforce
3 6 (3.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.16%) Google
5 3 (1.62%) Talend
6 2 (1.08%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.08%) Splunk
6 2 (1.08%) Sybase
6 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) AVEVA
7 1 (0.54%) Freescale
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) QNX
7 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
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