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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Scotland
Rank 25 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 165 149 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.43% 5.04% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 5.58% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 127 107 198
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £29,900 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1987 2668 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.42% 90.29% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1724 1763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £61,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +13 91 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Glasgow +26 52 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Dundee +16 8 £27,000 -22.85% 3
West Lothian +11 6 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Fife -1 5 £40,000 +14.69%
Angus - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 200 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (48.43%) Java
3 112 (31.91%) C#
4 111 (31.62%) Degree
5 97 (27.64%) JavaScript
6 82 (23.36%) C++
7 73 (20.80%) OO
8 72 (20.51%) HTML
9 71 (20.23%) Computer Science
10 68 (19.37%) Python
11 67 (19.09%) .NET
12 61 (17.38%) Linux
13 59 (16.81%) MVC
14 58 (16.52%) AngularJS
15 57 (16.24%) SQL
15 57 (16.24%) CSS
16 56 (15.95%) SQL Server
17 54 (15.38%) Finance
18 49 (13.96%) TDD
19 48 (13.68%) Git (software)
20 47 (13.39%) Scrum
21 43 (12.25%) Android
22 42 (11.97%) Spring
23 39 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (10.83%) Windows
25 37 (10.54%) C
26 36 (10.26%) ASP.NET
26 36 (10.26%) Mentoring
27 35 (9.97%) Apple iOS
28 33 (9.40%) Hibernate

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 (4.56%) JBoss
2 8 (2.28%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.28%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.99%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.71%) Apache
5 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.14%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.85%) CMS
7 3 (0.85%) Confluence
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
7 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) Liferay
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.28%) Revit
2 1 (0.28%) Weka
2 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.84%) SaaS
2 19 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.42%) GitHub
3 12 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.28%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.71%) IaaS
6 6 (1.71%) PaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Slack
8 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) HTTP
2 7 (1.99%) Internet
3 6 (1.71%) Wireless
4 5 (1.42%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.14%) DECT
5 4 (1.14%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.85%) SNMP
6 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.57%) Multicast
7 2 (0.57%) Network Security
7 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.57%) UWB
8 1 (0.28%) 4G
8 1 (0.28%) 5G
8 1 (0.28%) Broadband
8 1 (0.28%) CTI
8 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.28%) MQTT
8 1 (0.28%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.12%) MongoDB
3 21 (5.98%) Big Data
3 21 (5.98%) MySQL
4 17 (4.84%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.99%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.85%) Apache Hive
6 10 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.99%) ArangoDB
8 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.99%) Redis
9 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.71%) HBase
10 5 (1.42%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.14%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.12%) Subversion
3 28 (7.98%) Maven
4 17 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.27%) Ant
6 9 (2.56%) Selenium
7 8 (2.28%) JIRA
8 7 (1.99%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.99%) PVCS
9 6 (1.71%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.42%) Trac
10 5 (1.42%) webpack
11 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.14%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.85%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.57%) JBehave
13 2 (0.57%) Mocha
13 2 (0.57%) MSTest
13 2 (0.57%) RSpec
General
1 54 (15.38%) Finance
2 21 (5.98%) Games
3 20 (5.70%) Banking
3 20 (5.70%) Retail
4 16 (4.56%) Electronics
4 16 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.13%) Marketing
6 8 (2.28%) Legal
6 8 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.71%) Automotive
8 5 (1.42%) German Language
9 4 (1.14%) Local Government
10 3 (0.85%) Law
10 3 (0.85%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Avionics
11 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (50.43%) Software Engineer
2 123 (35.04%) Developer
3 47 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 40 (11.40%) Senior Software Engineer
5 38 (10.83%) Java Engineer
5 38 (10.83%) Senior Developer
6 37 (10.54%) Software Developer
7 34 (9.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 29 (8.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 26 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 22 (6.27%) Embedded Engineer
11 21 (5.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 19 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 19 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (4.27%) C Software Engineer
13 15 (4.27%) JavaScript Engineer
14 12 (3.42%) .NET Software Developer
14 12 (3.42%) C# Developer
14 12 (3.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (3.42%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.51%) HTML
2 67 (19.09%) .NET
3 58 (16.52%) AngularJS
4 57 (16.24%) CSS
5 42 (11.97%) Spring
6 36 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 33 (9.40%) Hibernate
8 25 (7.12%) HTML5
9 24 (6.84%) J2EE
9 24 (6.84%) jQuery
10 23 (6.55%) REST
10 23 (6.55%) Web Services
10 23 (6.55%) XML
11 21 (5.98%) SOAP
12 20 (5.70%) Java EE
13 19 (5.41%) Node.js
13 19 (5.41%) React
14 18 (5.13%) .NET Framework
14 18 (5.13%) CSS3
15 17 (4.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.23%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.12%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.84%) Algorithms
4 19 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.99%) Social Media
7 13 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.28%) User Experience
9 7 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (1.71%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.14%) Blog
11 4 (1.14%) EMV
11 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.85%) Applied Mathematics
12 3 (0.85%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.85%) Physics
12 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.38%) Linux
2 43 (12.25%) Android
3 38 (10.83%) Windows
4 35 (9.97%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.41%) Unix
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.80%) OO
3 59 (16.81%) MVC
4 49 (13.96%) TDD
5 47 (13.39%) Scrum
6 39 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 31 (8.83%) SDLC
9 27 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 21 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (5.98%) Open Source
11 20 (5.70%) Microservices
11 20 (5.70%) Web Development
12 19 (5.41%) Android Development
13 18 (5.13%) Coaching
13 18 (5.13%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.13%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.84%) SOA
15 16 (4.56%) Kanban
16 15 (4.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 170 (48.43%) Java
2 112 (31.91%) C#
3 97 (27.64%) JavaScript
4 82 (23.36%) C++
5 68 (19.37%) Python
6 57 (16.24%) SQL
7 37 (10.54%) C
8 28 (7.98%) Ruby
9 24 (6.84%) PHP
10 17 (4.84%) PL/SQL
11 15 (4.27%) Perl
12 9 (2.56%) Embedded C
13 8 (2.28%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.99%) GraphQL
14 7 (1.99%) Lua
15 5 (1.42%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.42%) Embedded C++
15 5 (1.42%) Scala
15 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (31.62%) Degree
2 11 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) HND
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.99%) Docker
2 4 (1.14%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.14%) Firmware
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) KVM
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.28%) Mesos
3 7 (1.99%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.71%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (8.55%) Oracle
2 14 (3.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.99%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.85%) IBM
3 10 (2.85%) SAP
4 7 (1.99%) Google
5 6 (1.71%) Perforce
5 6 (1.71%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.71%) Splunk
6 4 (1.14%) Informatica
6 4 (1.14%) Intel
6 4 (1.14%) Sybase
6 4 (1.14%) Talend
7 3 (0.85%) Twitter
7 3 (0.85%) VMware
8 2 (0.57%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.57%) HP
8 2 (0.57%) Remedy
8 2 (0.57%) Sun
9 1 (0.28%) Freescale
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