The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 23 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 198 231 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.87% 6.92% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 7.64% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 143 152 258
Median salary £41,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,825 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +3.75%
Software Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2266 3023 3072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.03% 90.54% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1901 1973
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Scotland region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +16 108 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Glasgow -6 57 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Dundee +2 8 £37,500 -1.96% 2
West Lothian +3 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Fife -6 6 £32,500 -9.72%
Aberdeen -4 5 £50,000 +20.48%
South Lanarkshire -5 2 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 229 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (46.98%) Java
3 167 (41.96%) Degree
4 148 (37.19%) C#
5 126 (31.66%) Finance
6 121 (30.40%) JavaScript
7 112 (28.14%) HTML
8 106 (26.63%) Computer Science
9 101 (25.38%) CSS
10 98 (24.62%) C++
11 84 (21.11%) Scrum
12 81 (20.35%) SQL Server
13 80 (20.10%) .NET
13 80 (20.10%) TDD
14 78 (19.60%) jQuery
15 67 (16.83%) HTML5
15 67 (16.83%) Spring
16 66 (16.58%) OO
17 58 (14.57%) MVC
17 58 (14.57%) BDD
17 58 (14.57%) AngularJS
18 57 (14.32%) SQL
19 55 (13.82%) Git (software)
20 54 (13.57%) Oracle
20 54 (13.57%) Hibernate
21 53 (13.32%) Linux
22 52 (13.07%) SDLC
23 50 (12.56%) Retail
23 50 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
24 48 (12.06%) Maven

Software Engineering
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 (3.77%) JBoss
2 12 (3.02%) Apache
3 7 (1.76%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.51%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.01%) CMS
7 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.75%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Maya
2 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.01%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (6.03%) Amazon S3
4 23 (5.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (5.53%) IaaS
5 22 (5.53%) PaaS
5 22 (5.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.01%) HTTP
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
2 4 (1.01%) LDAP
2 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.75%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.75%) DECT
3 3 (0.75%) RS-232
3 3 (0.75%) RS-485
3 3 (0.75%) SNMP
3 3 (0.75%) SSL
3 3 (0.75%) Wireless
3 3 (0.75%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.50%) CTI
4 2 (0.50%) UWB
4 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) DVB
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.29%) Big Data
4 27 (6.78%) MySQL
5 23 (5.78%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.28%) Hadoop
7 20 (5.03%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (3.77%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.77%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.02%) HBase
10 12 (3.02%) OLAP
10 12 (3.02%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (2.51%) Redis
12 8 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.26%) GIS
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.50%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.06%) Maven
3 44 (11.06%) Subversion
4 21 (5.28%) Ant
5 11 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.76%) JIRA
6 10 (2.51%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.26%) JUnit
8 7 (1.76%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.76%) Selenium
9 6 (1.51%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.26%) JMeter
10 5 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.26%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.01%) JBehave
11 4 (1.01%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.01%) RSpec
General
1 126 (31.66%) Finance
2 50 (12.56%) Retail
3 48 (12.06%) Telecoms
4 46 (11.56%) Games
5 42 (10.55%) Banking
6 22 (5.53%) Electronics
7 13 (3.27%) Manufacturing
8 12 (3.02%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.26%) Marketing
10 5 (1.26%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.26%) Local Government
10 5 (1.26%) Military
11 4 (1.01%) Billing
11 4 (1.01%) Legal
12 3 (0.75%) Law
12 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Avionics
13 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 172 (43.22%) Software Engineer
2 159 (39.95%) Developer
3 48 (12.06%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 34 (8.54%) .NET Developer
6 27 (6.78%) Architect
6 27 (6.78%) Java Engineer
6 27 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 25 (6.28%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 22 (5.53%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.28%) Cloud Developer
11 19 (4.77%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.77%) Embedded Engineer
11 19 (4.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 17 (4.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 15 (3.77%) Graduate
14 14 (3.52%) .NET Software Engineer
14 14 (3.52%) C# Software Engineer
15 13 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (28.14%) HTML
2 101 (25.38%) CSS
3 80 (20.10%) .NET
4 78 (19.60%) jQuery
5 67 (16.83%) HTML5
5 67 (16.83%) Spring
6 58 (14.57%) AngularJS
7 54 (13.57%) Hibernate
8 47 (11.81%) CSS3
8 47 (11.81%) REST
9 43 (10.80%) ASP.NET
10 33 (8.29%) .NET Framework
11 25 (6.28%) Web Services
12 23 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (5.03%) JSON
14 18 (4.52%) J2EE
15 16 (4.02%) Node.js
16 15 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (3.52%) RESTful
18 13 (3.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (26.63%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.79%) Mathematics
3 28 (7.04%) Virtual Team
3 28 (7.04%) Visualisation
4 24 (6.03%) Social Media
5 23 (5.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (4.77%) Algorithms
7 17 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.52%) Physics
9 12 (3.02%) Data Integration
9 12 (3.02%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.26%) User Experience
12 7 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.76%) Statistics
13 6 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.51%) VHDL
14 5 (1.26%) Economics
14 5 (1.26%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.32%) Linux
2 48 (12.06%) Windows
3 44 (11.06%) Android
4 39 (9.80%) Unix
5 28 (7.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.51%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.50%) Debian
7 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (21.11%) Scrum
3 80 (20.10%) TDD
4 66 (16.58%) OO
5 58 (14.57%) BDD
5 58 (14.57%) MVC
6 52 (13.07%) SDLC
7 50 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (11.56%) SOA
9 43 (10.80%) Microservices
10 37 (9.30%) DevOps
11 36 (9.05%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.54%) Configuration Management
13 28 (7.04%) Analytics
13 28 (7.04%) Service Delivery
14 24 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.03%) OOD
15 23 (5.78%) ETL
15 23 (5.78%) Machine Learning
16 22 (5.53%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 187 (46.98%) Java
2 148 (37.19%) C#
3 121 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 98 (24.62%) C++
5 57 (14.32%) SQL
6 45 (11.31%) Python
7 42 (10.55%) C
8 24 (6.03%) Perl
9 23 (5.78%) PHP
10 19 (4.77%) Ruby
11 13 (3.27%) Delphi
11 13 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.01%) Embedded C
13 8 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.51%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.51%) VB
15 4 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 167 (41.96%) Degree
2 18 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) HND
4 2 (0.50%) ISEB
4 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.50%) PhD
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
System Software
1 24 (6.03%) Docker
2 9 (2.26%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (5.78%) Kubernetes
1 23 (5.78%) Mesos
2 12 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (13.57%) Oracle
2 28 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.03%) Informatica
4 13 (3.27%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.76%) SAP
6 8 (2.01%) Sybase
7 7 (1.76%) IBM
8 5 (1.26%) Siemens
9 4 (1.01%) Apple
9 4 (1.01%) HP
9 4 (1.01%) Sun
10 3 (0.75%) Twitter
11 1 (0.25%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.25%) Intel
11 1 (0.25%) Remedy
11 1 (0.25%) Talend
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