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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 211 219 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.41% 7.33% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 8.21% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 129 292
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
2566 2668 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.07% 89.26% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1686 2180
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Glasgow +12 103 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Edinburgh -8 91 £40,000 +3.89% 27
Dundee +4 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Fife -1 5 £35,000 - 1
West Lothian +1 3 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Aberdeen +4 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £54,500 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 191 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (41.73%) Degree
3 168 (41.48%) Java
4 148 (36.54%) C#
5 125 (30.86%) Computer Science
6 120 (29.63%) .NET
7 115 (28.40%) JavaScript
8 111 (27.41%) Finance
9 94 (23.21%) C++
10 92 (22.72%) HTML
11 80 (19.75%) CSS
12 79 (19.51%) OO
13 77 (19.01%) Scrum
14 76 (18.77%) SQL
15 74 (18.27%) SQL Server
16 72 (17.78%) TDD
17 61 (15.06%) Spring
18 60 (14.81%) jQuery
19 57 (14.07%) SOA
20 54 (13.33%) Linux
20 54 (13.33%) C
21 52 (12.84%) Oracle
22 51 (12.59%) HTML5
22 51 (12.59%) BDD
23 50 (12.35%) ASP.NET
23 50 (12.35%) Python
24 49 (12.10%) AngularJS
25 48 (11.85%) Unit Testing
26 45 (11.11%) SDLC
27 43 (10.62%) Maven

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 23 (5.68%) Node.js
2 20 (4.94%) Apache
2 20 (4.94%) JBoss
3 19 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.21%) Alfresco
5 11 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.23%) SAS
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.99%) CMS
8 3 (0.74%) Mule
9 2 (0.49%) GemFire
9 2 (0.49%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Revit
3 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.69%) PaaS
3 18 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (3.46%) Amazon S3
4 14 (3.46%) IaaS
4 14 (3.46%) SaaS
5 6 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.95%) Internet
1 16 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.96%) HTTP
3 5 (1.23%) Network Security
3 5 (1.23%) RS-232
4 4 (0.99%) LDAP
4 4 (0.99%) RS-485
5 3 (0.74%) Modbus
5 3 (0.74%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) NAS
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) SMTP
7 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.16%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.91%) MySQL
4 28 (6.91%) RDBMS
5 25 (6.17%) Big Data
6 18 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.48%) GIS
10 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.99%) OLAP
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.74%) OLTP
12 3 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (10.62%) Maven
2 27 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.68%) JUnit
5 22 (5.43%) Selenium
6 14 (3.46%) Artifactory
7 13 (3.21%) Subversion
8 12 (2.96%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.47%) JIRA
10 9 (2.22%) JMeter
11 7 (1.73%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.73%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.73%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.48%) Ant
12 6 (1.48%) Grunt
12 6 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (1.23%) Mockito
14 4 (0.99%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.99%) TestNG
General
1 111 (27.41%) Finance
2 42 (10.37%) Banking
3 30 (7.41%) Retail
4 16 (3.95%) Games
4 16 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.21%) Electronics
7 13 (3.21%) Local Government
8 10 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.48%) Marketing
10 5 (1.23%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.99%) Back Office
11 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Avionics
12 2 (0.49%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (41.23%) Software Engineer
2 153 (37.78%) Developer
3 53 (13.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 46 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 36 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 27 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 27 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.42%) Java Software Engineer
9 25 (6.17%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.93%) Architect
11 20 (4.94%) Graduate
12 19 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
13 18 (4.44%) Junior
14 17 (4.20%) Analyst
15 15 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
15 15 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (3.46%) Cloud Developer
17 13 (3.21%) Senior Java Engineer
17 13 (3.21%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (29.63%) .NET
2 92 (22.72%) HTML
3 80 (19.75%) CSS
4 61 (15.06%) Spring
5 60 (14.81%) jQuery
6 51 (12.59%) HTML5
7 50 (12.35%) ASP.NET
8 49 (12.10%) AngularJS
9 42 (10.37%) Web Services
10 38 (9.38%) JSON
11 37 (9.14%) Hibernate
12 34 (8.40%) .NET Framework
13 26 (6.42%) REST
14 23 (5.68%) SOAP
15 22 (5.43%) RESTful
16 18 (4.44%) CSS3
16 18 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (4.44%) XML
17 17 (4.20%) J2EE
18 14 (3.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (30.86%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.15%) Mathematics
4 19 (4.69%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.69%) User Experience
4 19 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 18 (4.44%) Physics
6 15 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (3.46%) Data Structures
8 13 (3.21%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.72%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.22%) Economics
10 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.98%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.98%) Psychology
12 7 (1.73%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.73%) Statistics
13 6 (1.48%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.23%) Equities
14 5 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.33%) Linux
2 36 (8.89%) Android
3 35 (8.64%) Windows
4 30 (7.41%) Unix
5 20 (4.94%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.96%) Debian
7 10 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.23%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.51%) OO
3 77 (19.01%) Scrum
4 72 (17.78%) TDD
5 57 (14.07%) SOA
6 51 (12.59%) BDD
7 48 (11.85%) Unit Testing
8 45 (11.11%) SDLC
9 41 (10.12%) MVC
9 41 (10.12%) Project Management
10 40 (9.88%) Open Source
11 34 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 34 (8.40%) Microservices
12 33 (8.15%) DevOps
13 28 (6.91%) Analytics
14 24 (5.93%) Service Delivery
15 21 (5.19%) Mobile Development
15 21 (5.19%) OOD
15 21 (5.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (41.48%) Java
2 148 (36.54%) C#
3 115 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 94 (23.21%) C++
5 76 (18.77%) SQL
6 54 (13.33%) C
7 50 (12.35%) Python
8 24 (5.93%) Perl
9 20 (4.94%) Ruby
10 16 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.96%) PHP
12 11 (2.72%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.73%) Delphi
14 7 (1.73%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.48%) VB
16 5 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.23%) Groovy
16 5 (1.23%) Lisp
16 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 169 (41.73%) Degree
2 13 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.73%) PhD
4 4 (0.99%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) HND
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.46%) Docker
2 6 (1.48%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (3.46%) Kubernetes
1 14 (3.46%) Mesos
2 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (12.84%) Oracle
2 37 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.96%) SAP
5 9 (2.22%) Informatica
6 8 (1.98%) Sybase
7 6 (1.48%) Sun
8 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.99%) Apple
9 4 (0.99%) IBM
10 3 (0.74%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.74%) Twitter
10 3 (0.74%) Vertica
11 2 (0.49%) Greenplum
11 2 (0.49%) HP
11 2 (0.49%) Minitab
11 2 (0.49%) Splunk
12 1 (0.25%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.25%) Intel
12 1 (0.25%) VMware
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