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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 344 311 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.25% 9.48% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 11.82% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 283 217 159
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 £25,000
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
3002 2631 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.72% 80.24% 75.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2008 1723 1649
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 25 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 25 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 -2 155 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Glasgow -6 126 £37,500 -11.76% 21
Aberdeen +6 19 £42,500 +24.08% 3
Fife 0 15 £40,750 +4.48% 2
Dundee -3 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 25 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.

1 283 (42.81%) C#
2 280 (42.36%) .NET
3 222 (33.59%) Java
4 215 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 199 (30.11%) C++
6 193 (29.20%) Degree
7 160 (24.21%) Computer Science
7 160 (24.21%) ASP.NET
8 156 (23.60%) SQL
9 155 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
10 152 (23.00%) HTML
11 150 (22.69%) SQL Server
12 142 (21.48%) C
13 139 (21.03%) OO
14 135 (20.42%) MVC
15 117 (17.70%) Linux
16 109 (16.49%) CSS
17 105 (15.89%) Unit Testing
18 104 (15.73%) jQuery
18 104 (15.73%) Microsoft
19 88 (13.31%) Visual Studio
20 80 (12.10%) Mathematics
21 78 (11.80%) XML
22 77 (11.65%) Relational Database
23 66 (9.98%) Windows
23 66 (9.98%) Python
24 65 (9.83%) UNIX
25 64 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
26 63 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 59 (8.93%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.84%) Apache
3 27 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.03%) 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 50 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.61%) 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 10 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.06%) GitHub
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.33%) Internet
2 16 (2.42%) Ethernet
3 11 (1.66%) HTTP
4 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.76%) ATM
6 3 (0.45%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
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%) 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
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.14%) MySQL
3 34 (5.14%) RDBMS
4 31 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.39%) Big Data
6 21 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.66%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.91%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.76%) Redis
13 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.45%) OLTP
14 3 (0.45%) OLAP
14 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (13.31%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.81%) Subversion
3 24 (3.63%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.66%) Maven
8 10 (1.51%) JIRA
9 9 (1.36%) Ant
9 9 (1.36%) JUnit
10 7 (1.06%) WinDbg
11 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.76%) Hudson
12 5 (0.76%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.76%) Behat
12 5 (0.76%) Selenium
12 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.61%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (8.62%) Finance
2 46 (6.96%) Games
3 37 (5.60%) Electronics
4 33 (4.99%) Banking
5 23 (3.48%) Law
6 22 (3.33%) 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 (0.61%) Military
10 4 (0.61%) 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 (60.97%) Software Engineer
2 252 (38.12%) Developer
3 143 (21.63%) Software Developer
4 100 (15.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 78 (11.80%) Programmer
6 69 (10.44%) Java Developer
7 48 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 41 (6.20%) Software Programmer
9 31 (4.69%) Analyst
10 30 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
12 27 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
13 26 (3.93%) Junior
14 25 (3.78%) .NET Developer
15 24 (3.63%) Applications Developer
16 23 (3.48%) Analyst Programmer
16 23 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
17 21 (3.18%) Principal Engineer
17 21 (3.18%) C++ Developer
18 20 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (42.36%) .NET
2 160 (24.21%) ASP.NET
3 152 (23.00%) HTML
4 109 (16.49%) CSS
5 104 (15.73%) jQuery
6 78 (11.80%) XML
7 64 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 59 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 59 (8.93%) Web Services
9 59 (8.93%) Ajax
10 57 (8.62%) Spring
11 51 (7.72%) Hibernate
12 46 (6.96%) LINQ
13 42 (6.35%) HTML5
14 35 (5.30%) WCF
15 31 (4.69%) WPF
16 27 (4.08%) Qt
16 27 (4.08%) SOAP
17 26 (3.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 160 (24.21%) Computer Science
2 80 (12.10%) Mathematics
3 52 (7.87%) Open Source
4 49 (7.41%) Physics
5 31 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 23 (3.48%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (3.33%) Visualisation
9 18 (2.72%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.42%) CUDA
11 15 (2.27%) Management Information System
12 14 (2.12%) 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
1 117 (17.70%) Linux
2 66 (9.98%) Windows
3 65 (9.83%) UNIX
4 52 (7.87%) Android
5 25 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 4 (0.61%) 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
1 155 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (21.03%) OO
3 135 (20.42%) MVC
4 105 (15.89%) Unit Testing
5 51 (7.72%) Automated Testing
6 46 (6.96%) OOP
7 45 (6.81%) Web Development
8 44 (6.66%) TDD
9 40 (6.05%) OOD
10 33 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (4.54%) Data Modelling
12 28 (4.24%) Project Management
13 26 (3.93%) Software Architecture
14 24 (3.63%) RAD
14 24 (3.63%) Document Management
15 23 (3.48%) Software Testing
16 22 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
16 22 (3.33%) Test Automation
17 21 (3.18%) Workflow
18 20 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 283 (42.81%) C#
2 222 (33.59%) Java
3 215 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 199 (30.11%) C++
5 156 (23.60%) SQL
6 142 (21.48%) C
7 66 (9.98%) Python
8 39 (5.90%) PHP
9 36 (5.45%) Perl
10 31 (4.69%) Ruby
11 27 (4.08%) Embedded C
11 27 (4.08%) T-SQL
12 22 (3.33%) VBScript
13 18 (2.72%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.42%) VC++
15 13 (1.97%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.66%) Fortran
17 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 193 (29.20%) Degree
2 31 (4.69%) PhD
3 14 (2.12%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.30%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.15%) HNC
7 1 (0.15%) CCNP
7 1 (0.15%) CCNA
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) GIAC
7 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.63%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) SLA
3 4 (0.61%) 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
1 104 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.87%) Oracle
3 18 (2.72%) JBoss
4 14 (2.12%) Zend
4 14 (2.12%) 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 (0.61%) Citrix
10 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.61%) 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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