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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 38 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 168 263 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.63% 8.62% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 9.89% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 120 197 169
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,725 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average 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 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 77 £42,500 - 20
Glasgow -24 47 £39,500 -1.25% 12
Fife +9 10 £29,750 +4.38% 1
Stirling +16 8 £42,000 - 1
Dundee -16 8 £34,250 +26.85%
West Lothian -9 4 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Aberdeen +14 3 £42,500 +8.97%
East Lothian - 1 £40,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £34,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 187 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (47.84%) Java
3 159 (42.97%) Degree
4 150 (40.54%) .NET
5 144 (38.92%) C#
6 109 (29.46%) JavaScript
7 101 (27.30%) Computer Science
8 94 (25.41%) SQL
9 88 (23.78%) OO
10 86 (23.24%) C++
11 85 (22.97%) HTML
12 79 (21.35%) SQL Server
13 78 (21.08%) ASP.NET
14 68 (18.38%) Microsoft
15 61 (16.49%) Linux
16 60 (16.22%) Scrum
17 59 (15.95%) CSS
18 57 (15.41%) Python
19 56 (15.14%) Web Services
20 53 (14.32%) SDLC
21 52 (14.05%) C
22 50 (13.51%) Finance
22 50 (13.51%) MVC
23 47 (12.70%) Android
24 46 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (12.16%) TDD
26 43 (11.62%) HTML5
27 41 (11.08%) Relational Database
28 39 (10.54%) jQuery
29 36 (9.73%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (7.03%) Apache
2 21 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.32%) Node.js
4 14 (3.78%) JBoss
5 11 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.43%) CMS
7 6 (1.62%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.08%) Confluence
9 3 (0.81%) Drupal
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.54%) SAS
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.27%) GemFire
11 1 (0.27%) IIS
11 1 (0.27%) MTS
11 1 (0.27%) Mule
11 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 25 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Revit
3 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.78%) SaaS
3 12 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.70%) GitHub
5 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.54%) Heroku
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.95%) Internet
2 10 (2.70%) HTTP
3 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.08%) Network Security
5 3 (0.81%) Wireless
6 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.54%) RS-232
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) CTI
7 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) RS-485
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.08%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.46%) RDBMS
4 27 (7.30%) MySQL
5 24 (6.49%) Big Data
6 14 (3.78%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.24%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.62%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.62%) GIS
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.35%) DB2
12 4 (1.08%) OLAP
12 4 (1.08%) OLTP
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.08%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 32 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 28 (7.57%) Selenium
4 27 (7.30%) Maven
5 24 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.49%) JIRA
6 18 (4.86%) JUnit
7 14 (3.78%) Ant
7 14 (3.78%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.51%) Subversion
9 7 (1.89%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.89%) Grunt
10 6 (1.62%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.08%) Bower
11 4 (1.08%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.08%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.81%) Moq
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.54%) Clang
General
1 50 (13.51%) Finance
2 28 (7.57%) Banking
3 22 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.05%) Electronics
5 10 (2.70%) Games
6 8 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.62%) Front Office
7 6 (1.62%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.81%) Military
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (45.68%) Software Engineer
2 115 (31.08%) Developer
3 48 (12.97%) Senior Software Engineer
4 34 (9.19%) Java Developer
5 33 (8.92%) Java Engineer
6 32 (8.65%) .NET Developer
7 29 (7.84%) Java Software Engineer
8 25 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 20 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
10 19 (5.14%) .NET Software Engineer
10 19 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.59%) Technical Leader
12 16 (4.32%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (4.32%) QA Engineer
13 14 (3.78%) C Software Engineer
14 13 (3.51%) Senior Java Engineer
14 13 (3.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 13 (3.51%) Software QA Engineer
15 12 (3.24%) Architect
15 12 (3.24%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (40.54%) .NET
2 85 (22.97%) HTML
3 78 (21.08%) ASP.NET
4 59 (15.95%) CSS
5 56 (15.14%) Web Services
6 43 (11.62%) HTML5
7 39 (10.54%) jQuery
8 35 (9.46%) AngularJS
9 34 (9.19%) SOAP
10 31 (8.38%) .NET Framework
10 31 (8.38%) Spring
11 28 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (7.03%) XML
13 22 (5.95%) JSON
14 21 (5.68%) Hibernate
14 21 (5.68%) REST
15 20 (5.41%) LAMP
16 18 (4.86%) JSP
17 16 (4.32%) CGI
18 15 (4.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 101 (27.30%) Computer Science
2 46 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.22%) Mathematics
4 20 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 16 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.51%) User Experience
8 11 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.16%) iPad
10 6 (1.62%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.62%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.62%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.35%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.35%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.08%) Biometrics
12 4 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.49%) Linux
2 47 (12.70%) Android
3 35 (9.46%) Windows
4 24 (6.49%) Unix
5 23 (6.22%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.32%) Debian
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.27%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.78%) OO
3 60 (16.22%) Scrum
4 53 (14.32%) SDLC
5 50 (13.51%) MVC
6 45 (12.16%) TDD
7 36 (9.73%) Unit Testing
8 34 (9.19%) Mobile Development
8 34 (9.19%) Project Management
9 31 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (8.11%) SOA
11 29 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 27 (7.30%) OOD
13 25 (6.76%) Android Development
13 25 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (6.22%) High Availability
14 23 (6.22%) Open Source
15 22 (5.95%) iOS Development
16 21 (5.68%) Automated Testing
17 20 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 177 (47.84%) Java
2 144 (38.92%) C#
3 109 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.41%) SQL
5 86 (23.24%) C++
6 57 (15.41%) Python
7 52 (14.05%) C
8 27 (7.30%) Perl
9 19 (5.14%) Ruby
10 14 (3.78%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.24%) PHP
13 9 (2.43%) VB
14 8 (2.16%) Scala
15 7 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (1.89%) SPARQL
16 6 (1.62%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.62%) MATLAB
17 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 159 (42.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.54%) HND
3 2 (0.54%) ISEB
3 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.54%) PhD
3 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) HP ASE
4 1 (0.27%) MCP
4 1 (0.27%) OCP
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.73%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) Firmware
2 3 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (4.86%) Puppet
2 13 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.54%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) Ambari
5 1 (0.27%) Graphite
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Oozie
5 1 (0.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 68 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.46%) Oracle
3 14 (3.78%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.43%) Sybase
5 8 (2.16%) SAP
6 4 (1.08%) Vertica
7 3 (0.81%) HP
7 3 (0.81%) Informatica
7 3 (0.81%) Iron Speed
7 3 (0.81%) Minitab
8 2 (0.54%) Atmel
8 2 (0.54%) F5
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.54%) Splunk
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.27%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.27%) Google
9 1 (0.27%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.27%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
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