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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 30 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 196 223 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.92% 7.09% 9.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 7.96% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 112 137 309
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £49,400 £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
2560 2800 3285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.33% 89.03% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1756 2206
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 £32,000 £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 25 June 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 June 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 +4 86 £40,000 - 14
Edinburgh -9 82 £41,500 +7.79% 22
Dundee +8 11 £38,250 +5.51% 2
Fife -3 9 £33,500 -7.58% 2
West Lothian +8 6 £36,250 -27.50% 2
Aberdeen +6 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 213 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (41.25%) Java
3 170 (40.77%) Degree
4 155 (37.17%) C#
5 126 (30.22%) Finance
6 125 (29.98%) Computer Science
7 120 (28.78%) JavaScript
8 111 (26.62%) .NET
9 97 (23.26%) C++
10 96 (23.02%) HTML
11 87 (20.86%) CSS
11 87 (20.86%) Scrum
12 80 (19.18%) TDD
13 77 (18.47%) SQL Server
14 76 (18.23%) OO
15 74 (17.75%) SQL
16 69 (16.55%) jQuery
17 67 (16.07%) Spring
18 63 (15.11%) SOA
19 57 (13.67%) C
19 57 (13.67%) BDD
20 56 (13.43%) HTML5
20 56 (13.43%) Linux
21 54 (12.95%) Oracle
22 50 (11.99%) Python
22 50 (11.99%) AngularJS
22 50 (11.99%) SDLC
23 49 (11.75%) ASP.NET
23 49 (11.75%) Maven
24 44 (10.55%) 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 19 (4.56%) JBoss
2 17 (4.08%) Apache
3 16 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.88%) Alfresco
5 10 (2.40%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.20%) SAS
7 4 (0.96%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) Mule
8 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.48%) GemFire
9 2 (0.48%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.52%) PaaS
4 18 (4.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 18 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (4.32%) Amazon S3
4 18 (4.32%) IaaS
5 16 (3.84%) SaaS
6 7 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.84%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.36%) Internet
3 12 (2.88%) HTTP
4 6 (1.44%) RS-232
5 5 (1.20%) RS-485
6 4 (0.96%) LDAP
6 4 (0.96%) Network Security
7 3 (0.72%) Modbus
7 3 (0.72%) SSL
8 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.24%) DNS
9 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.24%) NAS
9 1 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.24%) SMTP
9 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.39%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.47%) Big Data
5 26 (6.24%) RDBMS
6 25 (6.00%) MySQL
7 20 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.12%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.44%) OLAP
11 6 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.20%) GIS
13 4 (0.96%) HBase
13 4 (0.96%) Redis
13 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (11.75%) Maven
2 39 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.00%) Subversion
4 23 (5.52%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.28%) JUnit
6 19 (4.56%) Selenium
7 13 (3.12%) Artifactory
8 12 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.40%) Ant
10 9 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.16%) JMeter
11 8 (1.92%) JIRA
11 8 (1.92%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.68%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.44%) Grunt
13 6 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (1.44%) Rational Rhapsody
14 5 (1.20%) Mockito
15 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.96%) TestNG
General
1 126 (30.22%) Finance
2 44 (10.55%) Banking
3 40 (9.59%) Retail
4 29 (6.95%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.00%) Games
6 19 (4.56%) Electronics
7 16 (3.84%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.36%) Investment Banking
9 13 (3.12%) Local Government
10 10 (2.40%) Financial Institution
10 10 (2.40%) Marketing
11 5 (1.20%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.96%) Back Office
12 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.48%) Avionics
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 167 (40.05%) Developer
2 165 (39.57%) Software Engineer
3 51 (12.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 46 (11.03%) Java Developer
5 38 (9.11%) .NET Developer
6 33 (7.91%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.95%) Architect
7 29 (6.95%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.24%) Java Engineer
9 25 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 25 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.04%) Graduate
11 19 (4.56%) Embedded Engineer
12 18 (4.32%) .NET Software Engineer
12 18 (4.32%) Cloud Developer
12 18 (4.32%) Junior
13 17 (4.08%) Analyst
14 16 (3.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 15 (3.60%) Programmer
15 15 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (26.62%) .NET
2 96 (23.02%) HTML
3 87 (20.86%) CSS
4 69 (16.55%) jQuery
5 67 (16.07%) Spring
6 56 (13.43%) HTML5
7 50 (11.99%) AngularJS
8 49 (11.75%) ASP.NET
9 44 (10.55%) Hibernate
10 39 (9.35%) Web Services
11 38 (9.11%) .NET Framework
12 36 (8.63%) REST
13 35 (8.39%) JSON
14 26 (6.24%) CSS3
15 21 (5.04%) RESTful
16 20 (4.80%) Node.js
17 19 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (4.32%) SOAP
19 17 (4.08%) J2EE
20 15 (3.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (29.98%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.63%) Mathematics
3 33 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.43%) Virtual Team
5 23 (5.52%) Visualisation
6 21 (5.04%) Algorithms
7 20 (4.80%) User Experience
8 19 (4.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (4.32%) Physics
10 15 (3.60%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.88%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.64%) Management Information System
13 9 (2.16%) Economics
13 9 (2.16%) Social Media
14 8 (1.92%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.92%) Psychology
15 7 (1.68%) Device Driver
15 7 (1.68%) Statistics
16 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (1.20%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.43%) Linux
2 39 (9.35%) Android
3 38 (9.11%) Windows
4 35 (8.39%) Unix
5 23 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.16%) Debian
7 7 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.20%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.86%) Scrum
3 80 (19.18%) TDD
4 76 (18.23%) OO
5 63 (15.11%) SOA
6 57 (13.67%) BDD
7 50 (11.99%) SDLC
8 44 (10.55%) MVC
9 42 (10.07%) Unit Testing
10 40 (9.59%) Project Management
11 38 (9.11%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (9.11%) Microservices
11 38 (9.11%) Open Source
12 36 (8.63%) DevOps
12 36 (8.63%) Mentoring
13 31 (7.43%) Analytics
14 28 (6.71%) Service Delivery
15 22 (5.28%) OOD
16 20 (4.80%) Android Development
16 20 (4.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (41.25%) Java
2 155 (37.17%) C#
3 120 (28.78%) JavaScript
4 97 (23.26%) C++
5 74 (17.75%) SQL
6 57 (13.67%) C
7 50 (11.99%) Python
8 23 (5.52%) Perl
9 20 (4.80%) Ruby
10 15 (3.60%) PHP
10 15 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.12%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.64%) Delphi
12 11 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.68%) VB
14 6 (1.44%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.20%) Groovy
15 5 (1.20%) Lisp
15 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.96%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 170 (40.77%) Degree
2 14 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.68%) PhD
4 4 (0.96%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) HND
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO13485
System Software
1 18 (4.32%) Docker
2 8 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (4.32%) Kubernetes
1 18 (4.32%) Mesos
2 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (12.95%) Oracle
2 39 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.84%) SAP
3 16 (3.84%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.88%) Informatica
5 8 (1.92%) Sybase
6 6 (1.44%) Sun
7 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.96%) Apple
8 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 3 (0.72%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.72%) Twitter
10 2 (0.48%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.48%) HP
10 2 (0.48%) Splunk
10 2 (0.48%) Vertica
11 1 (0.24%) F5
11 1 (0.24%) Intel
11 1 (0.24%) Siemens
11 1 (0.24%) VMware
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