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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 31 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 200 218 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.98% 6.84% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 7.57% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 124 151 290
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2592 2881 3170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.41% 90.34% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1836 2140
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -5 88 £45,000 +16.88% 25
Glasgow +11 76 £38,750 -3.12% 8
Dundee +5 13 £33,750 -10.00%
Fife -4 10 £37,500 +4.16%
Aberdeen +1 7 £48,750 +21.87%
West Lothian +11 5 £37,500 - 2
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 229 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (41.80%) Java
3 178 (40.00%) Degree
4 168 (37.75%) C#
5 139 (31.24%) Finance
6 126 (28.31%) JavaScript
6 126 (28.31%) Computer Science
7 113 (25.39%) C++
8 111 (24.94%) .NET
9 107 (24.04%) HTML
10 99 (22.25%) CSS
11 89 (20.00%) Scrum
12 84 (18.88%) TDD
13 81 (18.20%) SQL Server
14 80 (17.98%) OO
15 75 (16.85%) jQuery
16 73 (16.40%) SQL
17 71 (15.96%) Spring
18 68 (15.28%) HTML5
19 65 (14.61%) C
20 61 (13.71%) SOA
20 61 (13.71%) BDD
21 56 (12.58%) Linux
21 56 (12.58%) Oracle
22 55 (12.36%) Python
23 54 (12.13%) Maven
24 53 (11.91%) SDLC
25 52 (11.69%) Hibernate
26 51 (11.46%) ASP.NET
27 50 (11.24%) MVC

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 16 (3.60%) JBoss
2 14 (3.15%) Apache
3 12 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.02%) Alfresco
5 8 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.12%) SAS
7 4 (0.90%) CMS
8 3 (0.67%) Mule
8 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.45%) GemFire
9 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.67%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.62%) PaaS
4 20 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 20 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (4.49%) Amazon S3
4 20 (4.49%) IaaS
5 19 (4.27%) SaaS
6 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.47%) Internet
3 10 (2.25%) HTTP
4 8 (1.80%) RS-232
5 6 (1.35%) RS-485
6 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.90%) LDAP
6 4 (0.90%) Network Security
7 3 (0.67%) Modbus
7 3 (0.67%) SSL
8 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.22%) CTI
8 1 (0.22%) DECT
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) SNMP
8 1 (0.22%) UWB
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.29%) Big Data
5 22 (4.94%) Hadoop
6 21 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 19 (4.27%) MySQL
8 17 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.47%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.80%) HBase
11 8 (1.80%) OLAP
11 8 (1.80%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (1.12%) GIS
13 4 (0.90%) Redis
14 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (12.13%) Maven
2 48 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.64%) Subversion
4 19 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.27%) JUnit
5 15 (3.37%) Ant
5 15 (3.37%) Selenium
6 14 (3.15%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.25%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.02%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.02%) FitNesse
9 9 (2.02%) JMeter
10 7 (1.57%) JIRA
11 6 (1.35%) Grunt
11 6 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.12%) Mockito
13 4 (0.90%) TestNG
General
1 139 (31.24%) Finance
2 50 (11.24%) Retail
3 47 (10.56%) Banking
4 40 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 34 (7.64%) Games
6 22 (4.94%) Electronics
7 17 (3.82%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.15%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.70%) Local Government
10 11 (2.47%) Marketing
11 9 (2.02%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.35%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.12%) Military
13 5 (1.12%) Private Banking
13 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.90%) Back Office
14 4 (0.90%) Billing
15 2 (0.45%) Avionics
16 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 179 (40.22%) Software Engineer
2 171 (38.43%) Developer
3 49 (11.01%) Senior Software Engineer
4 45 (10.11%) Java Developer
5 42 (9.44%) .NET Developer
6 35 (7.87%) Architect
7 32 (7.19%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.62%) Java Engineer
9 25 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (5.39%) Embedded Engineer
11 21 (4.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 21 (4.72%) Graduate
11 21 (4.72%) Junior
12 20 (4.49%) Cloud Developer
13 19 (4.27%) Senior Developer
13 19 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.04%) .NET Software Engineer
14 18 (4.04%) C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (3.82%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (24.94%) .NET
2 107 (24.04%) HTML
3 99 (22.25%) CSS
4 75 (16.85%) jQuery
5 71 (15.96%) Spring
6 68 (15.28%) HTML5
7 52 (11.69%) Hibernate
8 51 (11.46%) ASP.NET
9 50 (11.24%) AngularJS
10 41 (9.21%) REST
11 39 (8.76%) .NET Framework
12 37 (8.31%) CSS3
13 36 (8.09%) Web Services
14 30 (6.74%) JSON
15 19 (4.27%) J2EE
15 19 (4.27%) Node.js
16 18 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (3.82%) RESTful
18 16 (3.60%) WPF
19 15 (3.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 126 (28.31%) Computer Science
2 42 (9.44%) Mathematics
3 34 (7.64%) Virtual Team
4 31 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (6.29%) Visualisation
6 24 (5.39%) Algorithms
7 22 (4.94%) Physics
8 20 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (4.27%) User Experience
10 16 (3.60%) Data Structures
10 16 (3.60%) Social Media
11 12 (2.70%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.70%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.25%) Data Integration
13 9 (2.02%) Economics
14 8 (1.80%) Psychology
15 7 (1.57%) Device Driver
15 7 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 7 (1.57%) Statistics
16 6 (1.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.58%) Linux
2 45 (10.11%) Android
3 43 (9.66%) Windows
4 36 (8.09%) Unix
5 29 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.35%) Debian
7 5 (1.12%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.00%) Scrum
3 84 (18.88%) TDD
4 80 (17.98%) OO
5 61 (13.71%) BDD
5 61 (13.71%) SOA
6 53 (11.91%) SDLC
7 50 (11.24%) MVC
8 40 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (8.54%) DevOps
9 38 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.54%) Microservices
9 38 (8.54%) Project Management
10 34 (7.64%) Unit Testing
11 33 (7.42%) Analytics
12 32 (7.19%) Open Source
13 30 (6.74%) Service Delivery
14 26 (5.84%) OOD
15 22 (4.94%) Configuration Management
16 21 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 186 (41.80%) Java
2 168 (37.75%) C#
3 126 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 113 (25.39%) C++
5 73 (16.40%) SQL
6 65 (14.61%) C
7 55 (12.36%) Python
8 25 (5.62%) Perl
9 21 (4.72%) Ruby
10 14 (3.15%) PHP
10 14 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.92%) Delphi
12 12 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.25%) VB
15 7 (1.57%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.12%) Groovy
16 5 (1.12%) Lisp
16 5 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 178 (40.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.80%) PhD
4 4 (0.90%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.22%) ISO13485
System Software
1 20 (4.49%) Docker
2 14 (3.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (4.49%) Kubernetes
1 20 (4.49%) Mesos
2 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (12.58%) Oracle
2 35 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.82%) SAP
4 16 (3.60%) Informatica
4 16 (3.60%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.02%) Sybase
6 7 (1.57%) Sun
7 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.12%) Siemens
8 4 (0.90%) Apple
8 4 (0.90%) IBM
9 3 (0.67%) HP
9 3 (0.67%) Twitter
10 2 (0.45%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.45%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.45%) Splunk
11 1 (0.22%) Intel
11 1 (0.22%) VMware
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