The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 342 312 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.27% 9.58% 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 11.94% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 284 215 153
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2979 2614 2396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.78% 80.23% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 1714 1627
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -4 154 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Glasgow -5 126 £37,500 -9.63% 21
Aberdeen +8 18 £45,000 +31.38% 3
Fife +3 15 £40,750 +4.48% 2
Dundee -2 6 £37,500 -9.09% 1
West Lothian +13 4 £35,000 +0.71% 2
Argyll and Bute +1 2 - -
Lothian -1 1 £37,500 +1.35%
Aberdeenshire -1 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 282 (42.60%) C#
2 281 (42.45%) .NET
3 222 (33.53%) Java
4 218 (32.93%) JavaScript
5 198 (29.91%) C++
6 190 (28.70%) Degree
7 162 (24.47%) ASP.NET
8 160 (24.17%) SQL
9 158 (23.87%) Computer Science
10 154 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
10 154 (23.26%) HTML
11 150 (22.66%) SQL Server
12 142 (21.45%) C
13 139 (21.00%) OO
14 136 (20.54%) MVC
15 116 (17.52%) Linux
16 111 (16.77%) CSS
17 107 (16.16%) jQuery
18 105 (15.86%) Unit Testing
19 102 (15.41%) Microsoft
20 90 (13.60%) Visual Studio
21 79 (11.93%) Mathematics
21 79 (11.93%) Relational Database
22 78 (11.78%) XML
23 65 (9.82%) Windows
23 65 (9.82%) Python
23 65 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
24 64 (9.67%) UNIX
25 63 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 62 (9.37%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 45 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.83%) Apache
3 27 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.02%) Node.js
5 11 (1.66%) IIS
6 10 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.21%) SAS
9 7 (1.06%) CMS
9 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.76%) Drupal
10 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.76%) Facebook Platform
10 5 (0.76%) nginx
10 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.45%) GemFire
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.30%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.57%) SaaS
2 11 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.06%) GitHub
4 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.32%) Internet
2 16 (2.42%) Ethernet
3 11 (1.66%) HTTP
4 7 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.76%) ATM
6 3 (0.45%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) VoIP
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
8 1 (0.15%) VLAN
8 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.15%) SNMP
8 1 (0.15%) BGP
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) CDMA
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 35 (5.29%) MySQL
4 34 (5.14%) RDBMS
5 31 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (4.38%) Big Data
7 21 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.51%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.91%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.76%) Redis
14 4 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.45%) OLTP
15 3 (0.45%) OLAP
15 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 90 (13.60%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.80%) Subversion
3 25 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.51%) Maven
7 10 (1.51%) JIRA
8 9 (1.36%) Ant
8 9 (1.36%) JUnit
9 7 (1.06%) WinDbg
10 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.76%) Hudson
11 5 (0.76%) PHPUnit
11 5 (0.76%) Behat
11 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.60%) Grunt
12 4 (0.60%) LLVM
12 4 (0.60%) FishEye
12 4 (0.60%) GCC
General
1 59 (8.91%) Finance
2 45 (6.80%) Games
3 37 (5.59%) Electronics
4 33 (4.98%) Banking
5 25 (3.78%) Law
6 23 (3.47%) Legal
7 15 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.66%) Marketing
9 8 (1.21%) Front Office
9 8 (1.21%) Automotive
9 8 (1.21%) Advertising
10 4 (0.60%) Military
10 4 (0.60%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) Retail
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (60.88%) Software Engineer
2 254 (38.37%) Developer
3 142 (21.45%) Software Developer
4 100 (15.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 79 (11.93%) Programmer
6 71 (10.73%) Java Developer
7 47 (7.10%) Senior Developer
8 41 (6.19%) Software Programmer
9 33 (4.98%) Analyst
10 29 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
11 28 (4.23%) Senior Software Developer
12 26 (3.93%) .NET Developer
12 26 (3.93%) Junior
13 25 (3.78%) Applications Developer
14 24 (3.63%) Analyst Programmer
15 22 (3.32%) Java Software Developer
16 21 (3.17%) Principal Engineer
17 20 (3.02%) Principal Software Engineer
17 20 (3.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (42.45%) .NET
2 162 (24.47%) ASP.NET
3 154 (23.26%) HTML
4 111 (16.77%) CSS
5 107 (16.16%) jQuery
6 78 (11.78%) XML
7 65 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 62 (9.37%) Ajax
10 59 (8.91%) .NET Framework
11 58 (8.76%) Web Services
12 57 (8.61%) Spring
13 51 (7.70%) Hibernate
14 47 (7.10%) LINQ
15 42 (6.34%) HTML5
16 35 (5.29%) WCF
17 31 (4.68%) WPF
18 28 (4.23%) J2EE
19 27 (4.08%) SOAP
19 27 (4.08%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 158 (23.87%) Computer Science
2 79 (11.93%) Mathematics
3 53 (8.01%) Open Source
4 48 (7.25%) Physics
5 33 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 23 (3.47%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (3.32%) Visualisation
9 18 (2.72%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.42%) CUDA
11 15 (2.27%) Management Information System
12 14 (2.11%) SystemC
13 11 (1.66%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.36%) Clustering
14 9 (1.36%) Data Integration
15 6 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
15 6 (0.91%) Firmware
16 5 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 5 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 116 (17.52%) Linux
2 65 (9.82%) Windows
3 64 (9.67%) UNIX
4 52 (7.85%) Android
5 25 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.60%) CentOS
8 4 (0.60%) Debian
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Fedora
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (21.00%) OO
3 136 (20.54%) MVC
4 105 (15.86%) Unit Testing
5 50 (7.55%) Automated Testing
6 47 (7.10%) OOP
7 45 (6.80%) Web Development
8 44 (6.65%) TDD
9 39 (5.89%) OOD
10 32 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (4.53%) Data Modelling
12 28 (4.23%) Project Management
13 26 (3.93%) Software Architecture
14 25 (3.78%) RAD
15 24 (3.63%) Document Management
16 23 (3.47%) Systems Analysis
16 23 (3.47%) Software Testing
17 22 (3.32%) Test Automation
18 20 (3.02%) User Experience Design
18 20 (3.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 282 (42.60%) C#
2 222 (33.53%) Java
3 218 (32.93%) JavaScript
4 198 (29.91%) C++
5 160 (24.17%) SQL
6 142 (21.45%) C
7 65 (9.82%) Python
8 39 (5.89%) PHP
9 36 (5.44%) Perl
10 31 (4.68%) Ruby
11 30 (4.53%) T-SQL
12 27 (4.08%) Embedded C
13 23 (3.47%) VBScript
14 18 (2.72%) VB.NET
15 16 (2.42%) VC++
16 15 (2.27%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.96%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.66%) Fortran
19 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 190 (28.70%) Degree
2 30 (4.53%) PhD
3 14 (2.11%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.15%) HNC
7 1 (0.15%) GIAC
7 1 (0.15%) CCNP
7 1 (0.15%) CCNA
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.63%) QA
2 12 (1.81%) SLA
3 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) HDFS
2 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) Nagios
2 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 102 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.85%) Oracle
3 17 (2.57%) JBoss
4 14 (2.11%) Zend
4 14 (2.11%) Twitter
5 10 (1.51%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.51%) VMware
6 9 (1.36%) Sybase
7 8 (1.21%) Google
8 7 (1.06%) Atmel
9 5 (0.76%) Facebook
9 5 (0.76%) FrontRange
10 4 (0.60%) Citrix
10 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.60%) Xilinx
11 3 (0.45%) Perforce
11 3 (0.45%) Typemock
11 3 (0.45%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.45%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
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Salary: Depending on experience
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