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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 223 306 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.74% 8.19% 8.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 9.83% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 154 250 181
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,900 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2934 3112 2569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.72% 83.32% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2016 1670
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 98 £38,500 -6.66% 20
Glasgow -18 62 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Dundee +12 26 £40,000 +107.79% 1
Fife +2 15 £36,000 -0.68% 6
Aberdeen +4 7 £40,000 - 4
West Lothian -1 6 £55,000 +46.66%
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 3 £31,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £60,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 204 (46.05%) Java
2 195 (44.02%) Degree
3 189 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (40.41%) C#
5 167 (37.70%) .NET
6 153 (34.54%) Computer Science
7 132 (29.80%) C++
8 124 (27.99%) JavaScript
9 123 (27.77%) HTML
10 122 (27.54%) Linux
11 117 (26.41%) OO
12 105 (23.70%) SQL
13 91 (20.54%) SDLC
14 86 (19.41%) SQL Server
14 86 (19.41%) Windows
15 80 (18.06%) CSS
16 79 (17.83%) Scrum
17 71 (16.03%) ASP.NET
18 67 (15.12%) Python
19 65 (14.67%) Relational Database
20 64 (14.45%) C
20 64 (14.45%) TDD
21 63 (14.22%) Android
22 62 (14.00%) Web Services
23 61 (13.77%) Microsoft
24 60 (13.54%) XML
25 58 (13.09%) Finance
26 57 (12.87%) Mathematics
27 53 (11.96%) MVC
28 50 (11.29%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (9.03%) Apache
2 32 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.06%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.84%) JBoss
5 6 (1.35%) IIS
5 6 (1.35%) SAS
6 5 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.13%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.68%) Confluence
7 3 (0.68%) Node.js
8 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.23%) GemFire
9 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 20 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.81%) SaaS
3 5 (1.13%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.22%) Internet
2 22 (4.97%) Ethernet
3 15 (3.39%) CTI
4 9 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.81%) HTTP
6 2 (0.45%) UPnP
7 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.23%) NFC
7 1 (0.23%) RFID
7 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.67%) Relational Database
3 47 (10.61%) RDBMS
4 36 (8.13%) MySQL
5 13 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.58%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.58%) Big Data
9 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.13%) JasperReports
10 5 (1.13%) DataStage
10 5 (1.13%) DB2
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.68%) SQLite
12 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 37 (8.35%) Maven
4 33 (7.45%) Subversion
5 24 (5.42%) JUnit
6 19 (4.29%) Ant
7 18 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (3.61%) JIRA
9 12 (2.71%) Flash Builder
10 11 (2.48%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.26%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.58%) Selenium
13 6 (1.35%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.13%) Hudson
14 5 (1.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (1.13%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.13%) AccuRev
15 4 (0.90%) JMeter
15 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.90%) Ranorex
General
1 58 (13.09%) Finance
2 34 (7.67%) Banking
3 19 (4.29%) Electronics
4 17 (3.84%) Legal
5 14 (3.16%) Games
6 11 (2.48%) Retail
7 10 (2.26%) Corporate Banking
7 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.13%) Front Office
8 5 (1.13%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.68%) Military
10 3 (0.68%) Billing
10 3 (0.68%) Avionics
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 204 (46.05%) Software Engineer
2 147 (33.18%) Developer
3 57 (12.87%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.03%) Senior Software Engineer
5 35 (7.90%) Senior Developer
6 29 (6.55%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.42%) Graduate
8 23 (5.19%) Analyst
9 22 (4.97%) Junior
10 21 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (3.84%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.39%) Tester
12 15 (3.39%) Programmer
12 15 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
13 14 (3.16%) Junior Software Engineer
14 13 (2.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 13 (2.93%) Architect
14 13 (2.93%) Technical Leader
15 10 (2.26%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (37.70%) .NET
2 123 (27.77%) HTML
3 80 (18.06%) CSS
4 71 (16.03%) ASP.NET
5 62 (14.00%) Web Services
6 60 (13.54%) XML
7 50 (11.29%) jQuery
8 49 (11.06%) Spring
9 47 (10.61%) HTML5
10 44 (9.93%) Servlets
11 43 (9.71%) JSP
12 35 (7.90%) Hibernate
13 33 (7.45%) .NET Framework
14 31 (7.00%) Java EE
15 28 (6.32%) SOAP
16 27 (6.09%) JMS
17 25 (5.64%) WinForms
18 24 (5.42%) WPF
19 23 (5.19%) CGI
20 22 (4.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 153 (34.54%) Computer Science
2 57 (12.87%) Mathematics
3 47 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.45%) Algorithms
5 25 (5.64%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (4.29%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.84%) Physics
8 16 (3.61%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.71%) GIS
10 9 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.35%) CUDA
12 5 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.13%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.13%) Statistics
12 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.13%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.90%) Derivative
13 4 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 122 (27.54%) Linux
2 86 (19.41%) Windows
3 63 (14.22%) Android
4 41 (9.26%) UNIX
5 34 (7.67%) Apple iOS
6 23 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (4.97%) Debian
8 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.23%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (26.41%) OO
3 91 (20.54%) SDLC
4 79 (17.83%) Scrum
5 64 (14.45%) TDD
6 53 (11.96%) MVC
7 49 (11.06%) Unit Testing
8 46 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (8.80%) OOD
10 34 (7.67%) OOP
11 33 (7.45%) UML
12 30 (6.77%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.87%) Project Management
14 25 (5.64%) Automated Testing
15 23 (5.19%) Waterfall
16 21 (4.74%) Mobile Development
17 19 (4.29%) Software Architecture
18 17 (3.84%) Android Development
18 17 (3.84%) Software Testing
18 17 (3.84%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (46.05%) Java
2 179 (40.41%) C#
3 132 (29.80%) C++
4 124 (27.99%) JavaScript
5 105 (23.70%) SQL
6 67 (15.12%) Python
7 64 (14.45%) C
8 40 (9.03%) Perl
9 20 (4.51%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.61%) VC++
10 16 (3.61%) Ruby
10 16 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.39%) PHP
12 11 (2.48%) Embedded C
12 11 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.81%) VB
13 8 (1.81%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.81%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.81%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 195 (44.02%) Degree
2 7 (1.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.13%) PhD
3 5 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) ISEB
5 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.16%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.26%) Firmware
2 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Puppet
1 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) Opsview
2 1 (0.23%) Graphite
2 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.61%) Oracle
3 19 (4.29%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.71%) Sybase
5 10 (2.26%) IBM
6 5 (1.13%) Misys
6 5 (1.13%) Telerik
7 4 (0.90%) Informatica
7 4 (0.90%) VMware
8 3 (0.68%) Hyland
8 3 (0.68%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.68%) SAP
8 3 (0.68%) Atmel
9 2 (0.45%) Avaloq
9 2 (0.45%) Wind River
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 2 (0.45%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) EMC
10 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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