Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 24.49% 27.27% 21.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.49% 27.91% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 20
Dundee median annual salary £39,000 £31,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.83% -24.40% +58.49%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £32,025
90th Percentile £59,750 £43,525 £47,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Dundee
Permanent vacancies in Dundee with a recognized job title 98 43 116
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 97.73% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 38 95
Dundee median annual salary £35,500 £33,877 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.79% -15.31% +19.40%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,900 £26,743
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Dundee

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Dundee

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Dundee over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Dundee

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dundee region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 18 (75.00%) Android
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 16 (66.67%) Java
5 15 (62.50%) OO
6 14 (58.33%) C++
6 14 (58.33%) C
7 11 (45.83%) Linux
7 11 (45.83%) VB
7 11 (45.83%) Python
7 11 (45.83%) Firmware
7 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (45.83%) Electronics
7 11 (45.83%) Banking
8 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
8 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
8 7 (29.17%) VxWorks
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) Mobile Development
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
9 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (25.00%) Games
9 6 (25.00%) Game Development
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) TDD
11 4 (16.67%) Node.js
11 4 (16.67%) Arduino

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (8.33%) Slack
2 2 (8.33%) Trello
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Mocha
2 1 (4.17%) Mockito
2 1 (4.17%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
1 11 (45.83%) Electronics
2 6 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (16.67%) Node.js
1 4 (16.67%) React
2 3 (12.50%) Flash
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) Chai
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
4 1 (4.17%) jOOQ
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Arduino
2 4 (16.67%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Android
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
4 7 (29.17%) VxWorks
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Mobile Development
4 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
5 6 (25.00%) Game Development
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Android Development
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) Kanban
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Open Source
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Coaching
10 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) Java
3 14 (58.33%) C
3 14 (58.33%) C++
4 11 (45.83%) Python
4 11 (45.83%) VB
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) ActionScript
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft