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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 243 297 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.65% 7.36% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.99% 9.06% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 145 235 174
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
2704 3277 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.17% 81.19% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2149 1419
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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 +2 148 £39,250 -1.87% 21
Glasgow -3 65 £42,500 - 9
Dundee -1 9 £25,000 -31.03% 2
West Lothian -6 6 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Fife -7 5 £28,500 -31.32% 1
Aberdeen +11 3 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Aberdeenshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 246 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (44.67%) .NET
3 202 (40.64%) C#
4 185 (37.22%) Degree
5 183 (36.82%) Java
6 178 (35.81%) JavaScript
7 143 (28.77%) Computer Science
8 129 (25.96%) SQL Server
9 126 (25.35%) ASP.NET
10 117 (23.54%) MVC
11 113 (22.74%) jQuery
12 111 (22.33%) HTML
13 109 (21.93%) SQL
14 105 (21.13%) OO
15 103 (20.72%) C++
16 92 (18.51%) CSS
17 85 (17.10%) Windows
18 82 (16.50%) Scrum
19 80 (16.10%) TDD
20 79 (15.90%) Linux
21 73 (14.69%) Microsoft
22 71 (14.29%) Finance
23 67 (13.48%) Visual Studio
23 67 (13.48%) C
24 63 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
25 62 (12.47%) Spring
26 60 (12.07%) Oracle
27 55 (11.07%) Python
28 54 (10.87%) UNIX
29 53 (10.66%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (4.02%) Apache
2 19 (3.82%) JBoss
3 15 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.61%) IIS
6 7 (1.41%) Drupal
7 5 (1.01%) SAS
8 4 (0.80%) Node.js
8 4 (0.80%) CMS
9 3 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.60%) Liferay
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.62%) SaaS
4 16 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.43%) Ethernet
2 12 (2.41%) Internet
3 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.80%) Intranet
5 2 (0.40%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) SNMP
6 1 (0.20%) 802.11
6 1 (0.20%) RFID
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.20%) NFC
6 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.24%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.02%) RDBMS
5 19 (3.82%) MySQL
6 14 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.81%) Big Data
11 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.01%) JasperReports
13 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.01%) DataStage
14 4 (0.80%) Pentaho
14 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 67 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 50 (10.06%) Subversion
3 26 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.83%) Maven
5 19 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.42%) Ant
7 13 (2.62%) JUnit
8 11 (2.21%) JIRA
9 10 (2.01%) Clang
10 9 (1.81%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.61%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.41%) NCrunch
13 6 (1.21%) FishEye
13 6 (1.21%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.01%) GCC
15 4 (0.80%) NUnit
15 4 (0.80%) Flash Builder
15 4 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
15 4 (0.80%) Selenium
16 3 (0.60%) InstallShield
General
1 71 (14.29%) Finance
2 46 (9.26%) Banking
3 26 (5.23%) Electronics
4 25 (5.03%) Retail
5 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.21%) Games
7 10 (2.01%) Corporate Banking
7 10 (2.01%) Legal
8 7 (1.41%) Automotive
9 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Marketing
11 2 (0.40%) Avionics
12 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 225 (45.27%) Software Engineer
2 192 (38.63%) Developer
3 72 (14.49%) Software Developer
4 45 (9.05%) .NET Developer
5 38 (7.65%) Java Developer
6 37 (7.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 30 (6.04%) C# Developer
7 30 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 24 (4.83%) Programmer
8 24 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.83%) .NET Software Engineer
9 21 (4.23%) Analyst
10 19 (3.82%) Web Developer
11 16 (3.22%) Junior
11 16 (3.22%) Agile Project Manager
12 14 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
12 14 (2.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (2.82%) Technical Manager
12 14 (2.82%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (2.62%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (44.67%) .NET
2 126 (25.35%) ASP.NET
3 113 (22.74%) jQuery
4 111 (22.33%) HTML
5 92 (18.51%) CSS
6 63 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (12.47%) Spring
8 53 (10.66%) .NET Framework
9 52 (10.46%) HTML5
10 51 (10.26%) Web Services
11 45 (9.05%) XML
11 45 (9.05%) WPF
12 44 (8.85%) Hibernate
13 43 (8.65%) Ajax
14 41 (8.25%) NHibernate
15 36 (7.24%) OpenGL
16 34 (6.84%) WCF
17 32 (6.44%) J2EE
18 31 (6.24%) Entity Framework
18 31 (6.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 143 (28.77%) Computer Science
2 48 (9.66%) Mathematics
3 31 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.43%) Physics
5 26 (5.23%) Open Source
5 26 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.23%) Visualisation
7 19 (3.82%) CUDA
8 16 (3.22%) Cryptography
9 12 (2.41%) User Experience
10 11 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.21%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.41%) GIS
11 7 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (1.41%) Economics
12 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.21%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.21%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.01%) Telematics
14 4 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.10%) Windows
2 79 (15.90%) Linux
3 54 (10.87%) UNIX
4 36 (7.24%) Android
5 29 (5.84%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.21%) Debian
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (23.54%) MVC
3 105 (21.13%) OO
4 82 (16.50%) Scrum
5 80 (16.10%) TDD
6 51 (10.26%) OOP
7 44 (8.85%) Mentoring
8 39 (7.85%) Unit Testing
9 31 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (5.84%) Web Development
11 26 (5.23%) Software Architecture
12 23 (4.63%) Multithreading
12 23 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.43%) Waterfall
14 21 (4.23%) UML
15 20 (4.02%) OOD
16 19 (3.82%) Pair Programming
16 19 (3.82%) Project Planning
16 19 (3.82%) 3D Visualisation
16 19 (3.82%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 202 (40.64%) C#
2 183 (36.82%) Java
3 178 (35.81%) JavaScript
4 109 (21.93%) SQL
5 103 (20.72%) C++
6 67 (13.48%) C
7 55 (11.07%) Python
8 51 (10.26%) T-SQL
9 33 (6.64%) PL/SQL
10 23 (4.63%) PHP
11 22 (4.43%) Perl
12 21 (4.23%) VC++
13 17 (3.42%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.41%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.01%) Ruby
16 8 (1.61%) Assembly Language
17 7 (1.41%) VB
18 5 (1.01%) Lisp
19 3 (0.60%) F#
19 3 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 185 (37.22%) Degree
2 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.61%) PhD
4 4 (0.80%) ISEB
5 3 (0.60%) HND
5 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.02%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.20%) DO-254
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) Firmware
2 3 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.21%) Puppet
1 6 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.07%) Oracle
3 15 (3.02%) Sybase
4 11 (2.21%) Apple
5 10 (2.01%) IBM
6 6 (1.21%) Adobe
7 5 (1.01%) Misys
7 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.80%) Google
8 4 (0.80%) Iron Speed
8 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.80%) Talend
9 3 (0.60%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.60%) Hyland
10 2 (0.40%) Twitter
10 2 (0.40%) Dell
11 1 (0.20%) EMC
11 1 (0.20%) Intel
11 1 (0.20%) Sun
11 1 (0.20%) Atmel
Edinburgh
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50k depending on experience plus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PENSION 25 DAYS HOLIDAY BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Awards!
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeenshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Inverness
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £25,000 - £32,500 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Advantage XPO
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Search Consultancy
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Glasgow
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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