Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.75% 11.11% 14.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 13.24% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 12
Aberdeen median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +22.70% +1.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £44,125 £24,125
90th Percentile £50,250 £55,000 £49,875
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.60% +3.75% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76 68 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 87.36% 83.95% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 57
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Aberdeen

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware