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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 217 214 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.87% 6.61% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 7.32% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 163 148 242
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
2473 2924 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.70% 90.33% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1847 2065
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +8 111 £45,000 +18.42% 15
Glasgow +3 63 £37,500 -6.25% 8
West Lothian +8 10 £38,750 -35.41% 1
Aberdeen +6 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Dundee 0 9 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Fife -4 9 £32,500 -9.72% 1
South Lanarkshire -7 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 242 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (46.26%) Java
3 170 (39.72%) Degree
4 158 (36.92%) C#
5 141 (32.94%) Finance
6 128 (29.91%) JavaScript
7 118 (27.57%) HTML
8 108 (25.23%) CSS
9 107 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 99 (23.13%) .NET
11 94 (21.96%) C++
12 93 (21.73%) Scrum
13 91 (21.26%) SQL Server
14 83 (19.39%) TDD
15 78 (18.22%) Spring
16 77 (17.99%) jQuery
17 75 (17.52%) OO
18 71 (16.59%) HTML5
19 64 (14.95%) BDD
20 63 (14.72%) SQL
21 61 (14.25%) Retail
22 59 (13.79%) Hibernate
22 59 (13.79%) MVC
22 59 (13.79%) Git (software)
23 58 (13.55%) Maven
24 56 (13.08%) Oracle
25 54 (12.62%) AngularJS
26 52 (12.15%) ASP.NET
27 51 (11.92%) Linux
27 51 (11.92%) SDLC

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 18 (4.21%) JBoss
2 13 (3.04%) Apache
3 9 (2.10%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.70%) CMS
7 2 (0.47%) Confluence
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) GemFire
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 16 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Maya
3 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.61%) SaaS
4 23 (5.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 23 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (5.37%) Amazon S3
4 23 (5.37%) PaaS
5 22 (5.14%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.17%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.93%) HTTP
3 4 (0.93%) Internet
3 4 (0.93%) LDAP
3 4 (0.93%) RS-232
3 4 (0.93%) RS-485
4 3 (0.70%) SSL
5 2 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.47%) CTI
5 2 (0.47%) DECT
5 2 (0.47%) UWB
5 2 (0.47%) Wireless
5 2 (0.47%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) DVB
6 1 (0.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) SNMP
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.45%) NoSQL
3 32 (7.48%) Big Data
4 28 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.61%) Hadoop
7 21 (4.91%) MySQL
8 19 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.50%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.80%) HBase
11 12 (2.80%) OLAP
11 12 (2.80%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (1.64%) GIS
13 6 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.93%) Redis
15 3 (0.70%) Spatial Data
15 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.47%) MarkLogic
16 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.55%) Maven
3 45 (10.51%) Subversion
4 22 (5.14%) Ant
5 18 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.21%) JUnit
6 16 (3.74%) Selenium
7 14 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.80%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.34%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.10%) JMeter
11 8 (1.87%) FitNesse
11 8 (1.87%) JIRA
12 7 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.17%) Mockito
15 4 (0.93%) JBehave
15 4 (0.93%) RSpec
General
1 141 (32.94%) Finance
2 61 (14.25%) Retail
3 50 (11.68%) Telecoms
4 46 (10.75%) Banking
5 42 (9.81%) Games
6 24 (5.61%) Electronics
7 17 (3.97%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.80%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.57%) Marketing
10 10 (2.34%) Local Government
11 5 (1.17%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.17%) Military
11 5 (1.17%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.93%) Avionics
12 4 (0.93%) Billing
13 3 (0.70%) Back Office
13 3 (0.70%) Legal
13 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 175 (40.89%) Developer
2 170 (39.72%) Software Engineer
3 50 (11.68%) Java Developer
4 41 (9.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 40 (9.35%) .NET Developer
6 31 (7.24%) Architect
7 27 (6.31%) Java Engineer
7 27 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 26 (6.07%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.61%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.37%) Graduate
10 23 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 22 (5.14%) Embedded Engineer
12 21 (4.91%) Cloud Developer
12 21 (4.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 20 (4.67%) C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (4.44%) .NET Software Engineer
15 18 (4.21%) C# Software Engineer
16 17 (3.97%) Junior
17 16 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.57%) HTML
2 108 (25.23%) CSS
3 99 (23.13%) .NET
4 78 (18.22%) Spring
5 77 (17.99%) jQuery
6 71 (16.59%) HTML5
7 59 (13.79%) Hibernate
8 54 (12.62%) AngularJS
9 52 (12.15%) ASP.NET
10 48 (11.21%) REST
11 46 (10.75%) CSS3
12 39 (9.11%) .NET Framework
13 30 (7.01%) JSON
13 30 (7.01%) Web Services
14 21 (4.91%) J2EE
15 20 (4.67%) Node.js
16 18 (4.21%) RESTful
17 16 (3.74%) WPF
18 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 107 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.88%) Mathematics
3 35 (8.18%) Virtual Team
4 28 (6.54%) Visualisation
5 24 (5.61%) Social Media
6 23 (5.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (4.91%) Physics
8 19 (4.44%) Algorithms
8 19 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (4.44%) User Experience
9 16 (3.74%) Management Information System
10 13 (3.04%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.80%) Data Integration
12 10 (2.34%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.87%) Economics
13 8 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.87%) Psychology
14 7 (1.64%) Statistics
15 6 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.92%) Linux
2 47 (10.98%) Android
3 45 (10.51%) Windows
4 39 (9.11%) Unix
5 31 (7.24%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.40%) VxWorks
7 3 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Debian
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (21.73%) Scrum
3 83 (19.39%) TDD
4 75 (17.52%) OO
5 64 (14.95%) BDD
6 59 (13.79%) MVC
7 51 (11.92%) SDLC
8 50 (11.68%) SOA
9 48 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (9.58%) Microservices
11 37 (8.64%) DevOps
11 37 (8.64%) Mentoring
12 29 (6.78%) Analytics
12 29 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 28 (6.54%) Service Delivery
14 26 (6.07%) Project Management
15 25 (5.84%) Configuration Management
15 25 (5.84%) OOD
16 23 (5.37%) ETL
17 22 (5.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 198 (46.26%) Java
2 158 (36.92%) C#
3 128 (29.91%) JavaScript
4 94 (21.96%) C++
5 63 (14.72%) SQL
6 49 (11.45%) C
7 46 (10.75%) Python
8 25 (5.84%) Perl
9 21 (4.91%) Ruby
10 17 (3.97%) PHP
11 14 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.04%) Delphi
13 11 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.10%) Embedded C
14 9 (2.10%) VB
15 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.40%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.17%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 170 (39.72%) Degree
2 18 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.47%) HND
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) PhD
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.04%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO13485
System Software
1 24 (5.61%) Docker
2 12 (2.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (5.37%) Kubernetes
1 23 (5.37%) Mesos
2 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (13.08%) Oracle
2 34 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.67%) Informatica
4 17 (3.97%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.57%) SAP
6 10 (2.34%) Sybase
7 7 (1.64%) Sun
8 5 (1.17%) Siemens
9 4 (0.93%) Apple
9 4 (0.93%) HP
9 4 (0.93%) IBM
10 3 (0.70%) Twitter
11 1 (0.23%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.23%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.23%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.23%) Intel
11 1 (0.23%) Remedy
11 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.23%) Splunk
11 1 (0.23%) VMware
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