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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Scotland
Rank 21 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 190 170 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.27% 5.80% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 6.40% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 133 116 192
Median salary £47,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
2070 2656 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.08% 90.56% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1696 1746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +9 105 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Glasgow +36 63 £47,500 +18.75% 10
West Lothian +4 10 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Dundee +18 7 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Fife -1 4 £40,000 +34.45%
Angus - 2 £37,500 - 1
Stirling +4 1 £57,500 +36.90% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 194 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (43.13%) Java
3 118 (32.42%) C#
4 103 (28.30%) Degree
5 99 (27.20%) JavaScript
6 88 (24.18%) C++
7 78 (21.43%) .NET
7 78 (21.43%) Python
8 72 (19.78%) Computer Science
9 70 (19.23%) OO
9 70 (19.23%) HTML
10 69 (18.96%) Linux
11 64 (17.58%) AngularJS
12 63 (17.31%) MVC
13 62 (17.03%) SQL
14 54 (14.84%) CSS
15 49 (13.46%) SQL Server
16 45 (12.36%) TDD
17 43 (11.81%) Scrum
18 42 (11.54%) Finance
18 42 (11.54%) Windows
19 41 (11.26%) C
20 40 (10.99%) Git (software)
21 39 (10.71%) Android
21 39 (10.71%) ASP.NET
21 39 (10.71%) SDLC
22 38 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (10.16%) Spring
24 35 (9.62%) Apple iOS
25 32 (8.79%) Mobile App

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 14 (3.85%) JBoss
2 9 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.92%) NetWeaver
4 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.37%) Apache
6 5 (1.37%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.82%) CMS
8 3 (0.82%) Confluence
8 3 (0.82%) IIS
8 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.55%) Drupal
9 2 (0.55%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) DNN
10 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.27%) Weka
2 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (5.49%) SaaS
2 13 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.02%) GitHub
4 8 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.92%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.65%) IaaS
6 6 (1.65%) PaaS
7 4 (1.10%) Slack
8 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.20%) HTTP
2 7 (1.92%) Internet
3 5 (1.37%) Wireless
4 3 (0.82%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.82%) SNMP
4 3 (0.82%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.55%) ATM
5 2 (0.55%) DECT
5 2 (0.55%) Multicast
5 2 (0.55%) Network Security
5 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
6 1 (0.27%) 5G
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.27%) MQTT
6 1 (0.27%) RS-232
6 1 (0.27%) RS-485
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.14%) MySQL
3 19 (5.22%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.67%) Big Data
5 17 (4.67%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.47%) Redis
7 8 (2.20%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.92%) ArangoDB
8 7 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 7 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.37%) Flink
11 3 (0.82%) HBase
11 3 (0.82%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.14%) Subversion
3 21 (5.77%) Maven
4 18 (4.95%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.47%) Ant
5 9 (2.47%) JIRA
6 8 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.20%) Selenium
7 7 (1.92%) PVCS
8 6 (1.65%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.37%) Trac
9 5 (1.37%) webpack
10 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.10%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.55%) Mocha
12 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 42 (11.54%) Finance
2 14 (3.85%) Banking
3 13 (3.57%) Electronics
4 12 (3.30%) Games
5 10 (2.75%) Marketing
6 9 (2.47%) Legal
6 9 (2.47%) Retail
7 7 (1.92%) Automotive
8 6 (1.65%) Local Government
9 5 (1.37%) German Language
9 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.82%) Law
10 3 (0.82%) Publishing
11 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (50.82%) Software Engineer
2 134 (36.81%) Developer
3 51 (14.01%) Java Developer
4 47 (12.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (12.36%) Senior Developer
6 41 (11.26%) Software Developer
7 36 (9.89%) Java Engineer
8 31 (8.52%) Java Software Engineer
9 29 (7.97%) .NET Developer
9 29 (7.97%) C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (6.59%) Embedded Engineer
11 23 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (6.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 21 (5.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 16 (4.40%) .NET Software Developer
15 15 (4.12%) Applications Developer
16 14 (3.85%) C# Developer
16 14 (3.85%) JavaScript Engineer
17 13 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
17 13 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (21.43%) .NET
2 70 (19.23%) HTML
3 64 (17.58%) AngularJS
4 54 (14.84%) CSS
5 39 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 37 (10.16%) Spring
7 27 (7.42%) Hibernate
8 26 (7.14%) Web Services
9 25 (6.87%) jQuery
10 24 (6.59%) .NET Framework
10 24 (6.59%) React
11 22 (6.04%) XML
12 21 (5.77%) HTML5
12 21 (5.77%) SOAP
13 20 (5.49%) Node.js
14 19 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (5.22%) J2EE
14 19 (5.22%) Java EE
14 19 (5.22%) REST
14 19 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.78%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 27 (7.42%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.04%) Data Structures
5 17 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.92%) Social Media
8 6 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
8 6 (1.65%) EMV
9 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.37%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.10%) Blog
10 4 (1.10%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.10%) User Experience
11 3 (0.82%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (0.82%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.55%) Arduino
12 2 (0.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.96%) Linux
2 42 (11.54%) Windows
3 39 (10.71%) Android
4 35 (9.62%) Apple iOS
5 21 (5.77%) Unix
6 5 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.55%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.23%) OO
3 63 (17.31%) MVC
4 45 (12.36%) TDD
5 43 (11.81%) Scrum
6 39 (10.71%) SDLC
7 38 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (8.79%) Mentoring
9 29 (7.97%) Mobile Development
10 26 (7.14%) Open Source
11 22 (6.04%) Unit Testing
12 21 (5.77%) Android Development
13 20 (5.49%) Web Development
14 19 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (4.95%) Analytics
15 18 (4.95%) Configuration Management
15 18 (4.95%) Microservices
16 17 (4.67%) Mathematics
17 16 (4.40%) Kanban
17 16 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 157 (43.13%) Java
2 118 (32.42%) C#
3 99 (27.20%) JavaScript
4 88 (24.18%) C++
5 78 (21.43%) Python
6 62 (17.03%) SQL
7 41 (11.26%) C
8 31 (8.52%) Ruby
9 28 (7.69%) PHP
10 21 (5.77%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.57%) Perl
12 11 (3.02%) Embedded C
13 9 (2.47%) GraphQL
14 7 (1.92%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.65%) Lua
15 6 (1.65%) Scala
16 5 (1.37%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.37%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 103 (28.30%) Degree
2 11 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) HND
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.27%) PhD
4 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) QA
2 7 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.27%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (3.30%) Docker
2 7 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.92%) Mesos
2 7 (1.92%) Puppet
3 6 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 2 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (8.52%) Oracle
2 20 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.12%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.47%) IBM
5 8 (2.20%) Google
5 8 (2.20%) SAP
5 8 (2.20%) VMware
6 7 (1.92%) Splunk
7 6 (1.65%) Perforce
7 6 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.10%) Intel
9 3 (0.82%) Sybase
9 3 (0.82%) Talend
9 3 (0.82%) Twitter
10 2 (0.55%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.27%) AVEVA
11 1 (0.27%) Freescale
11 1 (0.27%) HP
11 1 (0.27%) Informatica
11 1 (0.27%) RapidMiner
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