The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 12.90% 0.85% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.04% 0.88% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £42,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 114 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 91.94% 96.61% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 35
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Stirling region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Stirling

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) GIS
6 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (11.11%) SQLite
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Confluence
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Docker
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
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