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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 169 185 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.21% 5.99% 8.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 6.70% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 121 117 230
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2089 2762 2873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.12% 89.41% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1757 1877
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +21 89 £45,000 +20.00% 24
Glasgow -3 46 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Dundee +7 14 £31,750 -19.62% 2
Fife +3 8 £40,000 +2.56%
West Lothian +11 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 219 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (48.40%) Java
3 141 (37.50%) Degree
4 137 (36.44%) C#
5 115 (30.59%) JavaScript
6 100 (26.60%) C++
7 90 (23.94%) HTML
8 87 (23.14%) Computer Science
9 80 (21.28%) CSS
9 80 (21.28%) Finance
10 74 (19.68%) OO
11 69 (18.35%) SQL Server
12 68 (18.09%) .NET
13 65 (17.29%) MVC
13 65 (17.29%) Scrum
14 63 (16.76%) Git (software)
15 61 (16.22%) SQL
15 61 (16.22%) Python
16 59 (15.69%) Spring
17 56 (14.89%) TDD
17 56 (14.89%) Linux
18 54 (14.36%) AngularJS
19 53 (14.10%) Hibernate
20 50 (13.30%) Subversion
21 47 (12.50%) Android
22 45 (11.97%) Mentoring
23 44 (11.70%) HTML5
23 44 (11.70%) Windows
24 43 (11.44%) Maven
24 43 (11.44%) Continuous Integration

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 14 (3.72%) JBoss
2 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.86%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.33%) Apache
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.06%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.06%) IIS
6 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.80%) CMS
7 3 (0.80%) Confluence
7 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.27%) Maya
2 1 (0.27%) Revit
2 1 (0.27%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.06%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.51%) SaaS
2 20 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.46%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (2.93%) IaaS
5 11 (2.93%) PaaS
6 7 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.60%) GitHub
8 3 (0.80%) Slack
9 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.39%) HTTP
2 7 (1.86%) Internet
3 6 (1.60%) Wireless
4 5 (1.33%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.06%) DECT
5 4 (1.06%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.06%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.80%) SNMP
6 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.53%) CTI
7 2 (0.53%) Multicast
7 2 (0.53%) RS-232
7 2 (0.53%) RS-485
7 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.53%) UWB
8 1 (0.27%) 4G
8 1 (0.27%) 5G
8 1 (0.27%) MQTT
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.98%) MongoDB
3 29 (7.71%) Big Data
4 28 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 21 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.32%) Hadoop
6 20 (5.32%) MySQL
7 17 (4.52%) Apache Hive
8 14 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.46%) HBase
10 11 (2.93%) OLAP
10 11 (2.93%) Oracle OLAP
10 11 (2.93%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.86%) Redis
13 5 (1.33%) GIS
13 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.06%) ArangoDB
14 4 (1.06%) Flink
15 3 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 63 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 50 (13.30%) Subversion
3 43 (11.44%) Maven
4 24 (6.38%) Ant
5 14 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.93%) Selenium
6 11 (2.93%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.86%) JIRA
7 7 (1.86%) PVCS
8 6 (1.60%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.33%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.33%) Trac
9 5 (1.33%) webpack
10 4 (1.06%) JBehave
10 4 (1.06%) MSTest
10 4 (1.06%) RSpec
11 3 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 80 (21.28%) Finance
2 42 (11.17%) Games
3 40 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 39 (10.37%) Retail
5 26 (6.91%) Banking
6 19 (5.05%) Electronics
7 11 (2.93%) Marketing
8 10 (2.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.33%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.33%) Legal
9 5 (1.33%) Military
10 4 (1.06%) Automotive
10 4 (1.06%) Billing
11 3 (0.80%) Law
12 2 (0.53%) Avionics
12 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (47.07%) Software Engineer
2 132 (35.11%) Developer
3 47 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.37%) Senior Software Engineer
5 32 (8.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 32 (8.51%) Java Engineer
5 32 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 32 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 29 (7.71%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.18%) Architect
8 26 (6.91%) .NET Developer
9 24 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
9 24 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 18 (4.79%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 16 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (3.46%) JavaScript Engineer
12 13 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (3.19%) C Software Engineer
13 12 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (23.94%) HTML
2 80 (21.28%) CSS
3 68 (18.09%) .NET
4 59 (15.69%) Spring
5 54 (14.36%) AngularJS
6 53 (14.10%) Hibernate
7 44 (11.70%) HTML5
8 42 (11.17%) ASP.NET
9 39 (10.37%) jQuery
10 35 (9.31%) CSS3
10 35 (9.31%) REST
11 25 (6.65%) Web Services
12 23 (6.12%) .NET Framework
12 23 (6.12%) J2EE
13 22 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (5.05%) Java EE
15 18 (4.79%) React
15 18 (4.79%) WPF
16 16 (4.26%) XML
17 15 (3.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (23.14%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.18%) Social Media
3 23 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 22 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.85%) Mathematics
5 19 (5.05%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.72%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.46%) Visualisation
8 12 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (3.19%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (1.86%) Physics
10 7 (1.86%) User Experience
11 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.60%) VHDL
12 5 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.33%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.89%) Linux
2 47 (12.50%) Android
3 44 (11.70%) Windows
4 36 (9.57%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.32%) Unix
6 5 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.68%) OO
3 65 (17.29%) MVC
3 65 (17.29%) Scrum
4 56 (14.89%) TDD
5 45 (11.97%) Mentoring
6 43 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (10.37%) SDLC
8 27 (7.18%) BDD
9 26 (6.91%) Microservices
10 25 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 23 (6.12%) SOA
12 22 (5.85%) Kanban
12 22 (5.85%) Web Development
13 18 (4.79%) OOD
14 17 (4.52%) Coaching
14 17 (4.52%) OOP
15 16 (4.26%) Analytics
15 16 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 182 (48.40%) Java
2 137 (36.44%) C#
3 115 (30.59%) JavaScript
4 100 (26.60%) C++
5 61 (16.22%) Python
5 61 (16.22%) SQL
6 42 (11.17%) C
7 28 (7.45%) Ruby
8 22 (5.85%) Perl
9 20 (5.32%) PHP
10 14 (3.72%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.19%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.13%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.86%) Delphi
13 7 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.33%) Lua
14 5 (1.33%) VB
14 5 (1.33%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 141 (37.50%) Degree
2 10 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) HND
5 1 (0.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PhD
5 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.46%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO13485
System Software
1 17 (4.52%) Docker
2 10 (2.66%) Firmware
3 4 (1.06%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (3.46%) Mesos
2 12 (3.19%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 41 (10.90%) Oracle
2 21 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.46%) SAP
4 11 (2.93%) IBM
4 11 (2.93%) Informatica
4 11 (2.93%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.33%) Siemens
5 5 (1.33%) Sybase
6 4 (1.06%) Google
6 4 (1.06%) Perforce
6 4 (1.06%) Splunk
7 3 (0.80%) HP
7 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.80%) Sun
7 3 (0.80%) Talend
7 3 (0.80%) VMware
8 2 (0.53%) Intel
8 2 (0.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.27%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter
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