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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 22 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 309 270 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.26% 8.62% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 10.67% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 254 186 144
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 £28,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3012 2530 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.51% 80.75% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1647 1613
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 142 £40,000 +8.10% 23
Glasgow -4 122 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Aberdeen +3 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Fife +6 8 £32,500 +85.71% 3
Dundee +5 6 £19,250 -40.76%
West Lothian +10 2 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Lothian -1 1 £37,500 +1.35%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 293 (44.66%) .NET
2 288 (43.90%) C#
3 219 (33.38%) Java
4 214 (32.62%) JavaScript
5 193 (29.42%) Degree
6 190 (28.96%) C++
7 177 (26.98%) SQL
8 164 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 163 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
9 163 (24.85%) ASP.NET
10 154 (23.48%) SQL Server
11 151 (23.02%) HTML
12 141 (21.49%) OO
13 138 (21.04%) C
13 138 (21.04%) MVC
14 116 (17.68%) Linux
15 111 (16.92%) jQuery
16 106 (16.16%) CSS
17 102 (15.55%) Unit Testing
18 99 (15.09%) Microsoft
19 96 (14.63%) Visual Studio
20 81 (12.35%) Mathematics
20 81 (12.35%) Relational Database
21 74 (11.28%) XML
22 71 (10.82%) Python
22 71 (10.82%) Ajax
23 70 (10.67%) Windows
24 63 (9.60%) UNIX
25 62 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
26 60 (9.15%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.49%) Apache
3 32 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.05%) Node.js
5 12 (1.83%) IIS
5 12 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.22%) SAS
8 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.91%) CMS
8 6 (0.91%) Drupal
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.46%) GemFire
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.30%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.91%) 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 15 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.83%) SaaS
4 10 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.07%) GitHub
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.35%) Internet
2 16 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 15 (2.29%) HTTP
4 7 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.61%) tcpdump
5 4 (0.61%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.46%) Intranet
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
6 3 (0.46%) SMTP
7 2 (0.30%) VoIP
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
8 1 (0.15%) VLAN
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.15%) BGP
8 1 (0.15%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) CTI
8 1 (0.15%) ATM
8 1 (0.15%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 81 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.18%) MySQL
4 33 (5.03%) RDBMS
4 33 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.42%) Big Data
6 19 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.91%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.46%) KDB
14 3 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 96 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.32%) Subversion
3 26 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.29%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.83%) JUnit
7 11 (1.68%) Maven
7 11 (1.68%) Ant
8 7 (1.07%) JIRA
9 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.91%) WinDbg
9 6 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.91%) ReSharper
10 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.61%) FishEye
11 4 (0.61%) LLVM
11 4 (0.61%) Hudson
11 4 (0.61%) GCC
11 4 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 55 (8.38%) Finance
2 45 (6.86%) Games
3 36 (5.49%) Electronics
4 32 (4.88%) Law
5 26 (3.96%) Banking
5 26 (3.96%) Legal
6 16 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.68%) Marketing
8 8 (1.22%) Automotive
9 6 (0.91%) Front Office
9 6 (0.91%) French Language
10 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Military
11 4 (0.61%) Retail
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 393 (59.91%) Software Engineer
2 260 (39.63%) Developer
3 154 (23.48%) Software Developer
4 88 (13.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 85 (12.96%) Programmer
6 64 (9.76%) Java Developer
7 45 (6.86%) Software Programmer
8 40 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.49%) Analyst
10 33 (5.03%) .NET Developer
11 27 (4.12%) Applications Developer
11 27 (4.12%) Junior
12 26 (3.96%) Analyst Programmer
12 26 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
13 25 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
15 22 (3.35%) .NET Programmer
15 22 (3.35%) C++ Developer
16 21 (3.20%) Analyst Developer
17 20 (3.05%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (44.66%) .NET
2 163 (24.85%) ASP.NET
3 151 (23.02%) HTML
4 111 (16.92%) jQuery
5 106 (16.16%) CSS
6 74 (11.28%) XML
7 71 (10.82%) Ajax
8 62 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (9.15%) .NET Framework
10 58 (8.84%) Web Services
11 57 (8.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 56 (8.54%) Spring
13 52 (7.93%) Hibernate
14 48 (7.32%) LINQ
15 42 (6.40%) HTML5
16 33 (5.03%) WCF
17 31 (4.73%) WPF
18 29 (4.42%) J2EE
18 29 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 26 (3.96%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 164 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 81 (12.35%) Mathematics
3 47 (7.16%) Physics
4 46 (7.01%) Open Source
5 32 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (3.35%) Visualisation
6 22 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
7 21 (3.20%) Mobile App
8 20 (3.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 16 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.44%) CUDA
10 12 (1.83%) SystemC
11 9 (1.37%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.22%) Firmware
12 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.22%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.07%) Clustering
14 6 (0.91%) NHS
15 5 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 116 (17.68%) Linux
2 70 (10.67%) Windows
3 63 (9.60%) UNIX
4 45 (6.86%) Android
5 22 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.68%) CentOS
8 8 (1.22%) Fedora
9 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.61%) Debian
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (21.49%) OO
3 138 (21.04%) MVC
4 102 (15.55%) Unit Testing
5 49 (7.47%) Automated Testing
6 48 (7.32%) OOP
7 46 (7.01%) Web Development
8 41 (6.25%) TDD
9 35 (5.34%) OOD
10 29 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (4.42%) Scrum
11 27 (4.12%) Data Modelling
11 27 (4.12%) RAD
11 27 (4.12%) Document Management
12 26 (3.96%) Project Management
13 25 (3.81%) Software Architecture
13 25 (3.81%) Systems Analysis
13 25 (3.81%) Analytics
14 23 (3.51%) SEO
14 23 (3.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 288 (43.90%) C#
2 219 (33.38%) Java
3 214 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 190 (28.96%) C++
5 177 (26.98%) SQL
6 138 (21.04%) C
7 71 (10.82%) Python
8 38 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 37 (5.64%) PHP
10 36 (5.49%) Perl
11 35 (5.34%) Ruby
12 25 (3.81%) VBScript
13 24 (3.66%) Embedded C
14 17 (2.59%) VB.NET
15 16 (2.44%) VC++
16 14 (2.13%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.98%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.83%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.83%) Fortran
19 9 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 193 (29.42%) Degree
2 28 (4.27%) PhD
3 14 (2.13%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.61%) GIAC
4 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) CCNP
6 1 (0.15%) CCNA
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) HND
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.96%) QA
2 12 (1.83%) SLA
3 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
1 5 (0.76%) HDFS
2 4 (0.61%) Snort
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.15%) Nagios
1 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.08%) Oracle
3 19 (2.90%) JBoss
4 11 (1.68%) Twitter
5 10 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.22%) Dell
7 7 (1.07%) Zend
7 7 (1.07%) Sybase
8 6 (0.91%) VMware
8 6 (0.91%) Atmel
9 5 (0.76%) FrontRange
9 5 (0.76%) Perforce
10 4 (0.61%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.61%) Citrix
10 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.61%) Typemock
10 4 (0.61%) Xilinx
11 3 (0.46%) Google
11 3 (0.46%) StreamBase
12 2 (0.30%) Iron Speed
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