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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 23 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 238 228 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.33% 7.17% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 8.16% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 150 132 258
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2557 2795 3433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.50% 87.89% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1744 2266
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 0 117 £41,500 +7.79% 30
Glasgow +9 95 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Fife +11 9 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Dundee +6 7 £33,500 +34.00% 1
West Lothian +1 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Aberdeen +8 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Stirling - 2 - -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £54,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 178 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (41.12%) Degree
3 161 (40.86%) Java
4 145 (36.80%) C#
5 127 (32.23%) .NET
6 125 (31.73%) Computer Science
7 110 (27.92%) JavaScript
8 85 (21.57%) Finance
9 84 (21.32%) SQL
10 83 (21.07%) C++
11 82 (20.81%) OO
12 79 (20.05%) HTML
13 75 (19.04%) SQL Server
14 71 (18.02%) CSS
15 69 (17.51%) Scrum
16 64 (16.24%) ASP.NET
17 61 (15.48%) Spring
18 56 (14.21%) C
19 55 (13.96%) Python
20 54 (13.71%) TDD
21 51 (12.94%) jQuery
22 50 (12.69%) Linux
23 49 (12.44%) Unit Testing
24 44 (11.17%) Web Services
24 44 (11.17%) Maven
25 43 (10.91%) Oracle
25 43 (10.91%) AngularJS
26 42 (10.66%) Open Source
26 42 (10.66%) MVC
27 40 (10.15%) SOA

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 23 (5.84%) Node.js
2 22 (5.58%) JBoss
3 19 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.57%) Apache
5 13 (3.30%) Alfresco
6 9 (2.28%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.27%) CMS
8 5 (1.27%) SAS
9 3 (0.76%) Mule
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.51%) GemFire
10 2 (0.51%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Revit
3 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.55%) SaaS
2 13 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.28%) PaaS
4 6 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.27%) IaaS
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.06%) Internet
1 16 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.05%) HTTP
3 6 (1.52%) Network Security
4 5 (1.27%) RS-232
5 4 (1.02%) RS-485
6 3 (0.76%) Modbus
7 2 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.51%) SSL
8 1 (0.25%) DNS
8 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.25%) Firewall
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) NAS
8 1 (0.25%) SAN
8 1 (0.25%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) SNMP
8 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.61%) MySQL
3 30 (7.61%) RDBMS
4 25 (6.35%) Big Data
5 20 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.06%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.52%) GIS
9 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.02%) NewSQL
10 4 (1.02%) OLAP
10 4 (1.02%) OLTP
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.02%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 44 (11.17%) Maven
2 28 (7.11%) Jenkins
2 28 (7.11%) Selenium
3 21 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.33%) JUnit
4 14 (3.55%) Artifactory
5 12 (3.05%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.54%) Subversion
7 9 (2.28%) Ant
8 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.78%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.78%) FitNesse
9 7 (1.78%) Grunt
10 6 (1.52%) JIRA
10 6 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.27%) Gradle
11 5 (1.27%) JMeter
11 5 (1.27%) Mockito
11 5 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 85 (21.57%) Finance
2 36 (9.14%) Banking
3 20 (5.08%) Retail
4 16 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.81%) Electronics
5 15 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.05%) Games
6 12 (3.05%) Local Government
7 11 (2.79%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.52%) Marketing
10 5 (1.27%) Private Banking
11 4 (1.02%) Back Office
12 3 (0.76%) Military
13 2 (0.51%) Avionics
13 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (42.64%) Software Engineer
2 135 (34.26%) Developer
3 51 (12.94%) Senior Software Engineer
4 39 (9.90%) Java Developer
5 34 (8.63%) .NET Developer
6 29 (7.36%) Java Engineer
7 28 (7.11%) C# Developer
7 28 (7.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 26 (6.60%) Architect
8 26 (6.60%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.60%) Software Developer
9 17 (4.31%) Graduate
9 17 (4.31%) Junior
10 16 (4.06%) Analyst
10 16 (4.06%) Embedded Engineer
11 15 (3.81%) .NET Software Engineer
11 15 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.55%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (3.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 13 (3.30%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (32.23%) .NET
2 79 (20.05%) HTML
3 71 (18.02%) CSS
4 64 (16.24%) ASP.NET
5 61 (15.48%) Spring
6 51 (12.94%) jQuery
7 44 (11.17%) Web Services
8 43 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 39 (9.90%) HTML5
10 37 (9.39%) JSON
11 36 (9.14%) Hibernate
12 30 (7.61%) .NET Framework
13 24 (6.09%) RESTful
14 23 (5.84%) SOAP
15 20 (5.08%) XML
16 18 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (4.57%) J2EE
17 15 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (3.55%) REST
18 14 (3.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (31.73%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.61%) Mathematics
4 21 (5.33%) Algorithms
5 20 (5.08%) User Experience
6 17 (4.31%) Physics
7 15 (3.81%) Data Structures
7 15 (3.81%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.03%) Economics
9 8 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.78%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.78%) Psychology
11 6 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.52%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.52%) iPad
12 5 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.69%) Linux
2 33 (8.38%) Android
3 29 (7.36%) Windows
4 22 (5.58%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.31%) Unix
6 11 (2.79%) Debian
6 11 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.76%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (20.81%) OO
3 69 (17.51%) Scrum
4 54 (13.71%) TDD
5 49 (12.44%) Unit Testing
6 42 (10.66%) MVC
6 42 (10.66%) Open Source
7 40 (10.15%) SOA
8 39 (9.90%) SDLC
9 38 (9.64%) BDD
9 38 (9.64%) Project Management
10 34 (8.63%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (6.85%) Web Development
13 23 (5.84%) Mobile Development
14 21 (5.33%) OOD
15 19 (4.82%) Android Development
16 18 (4.57%) Automated Testing
17 17 (4.31%) Business Analysis
17 17 (4.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 161 (40.86%) Java
2 145 (36.80%) C#
3 110 (27.92%) JavaScript
4 84 (21.32%) SQL
5 83 (21.07%) C++
6 56 (14.21%) C
7 55 (13.96%) Python
8 21 (5.33%) Perl
9 19 (4.82%) Ruby
10 16 (4.06%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.54%) PHP
11 10 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.28%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.78%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.78%) VB
14 6 (1.52%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.52%) Scala
15 5 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.27%) Lisp
15 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 162 (41.12%) Degree
2 12 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.78%) PhD
4 4 (1.02%) ISEB
4 4 (1.02%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.25%) HND
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.03%) Firmware
2 4 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.02%) Mesos
2 4 (1.02%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Ambari
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 43 (10.91%) Oracle
2 37 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.30%) Xamarin
4 12 (3.05%) SAP
5 8 (2.03%) Sybase
6 5 (1.27%) Informatica
6 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.02%) Sun
7 4 (1.02%) Vertica
8 3 (0.76%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.76%) Minitab
8 3 (0.76%) Splunk
9 2 (0.51%) Apple
9 2 (0.51%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.51%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.25%) F5
10 1 (0.25%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.25%) VMware
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