The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / Dundee
Rank 9 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 8.33% 37.50% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 38.30% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dundee
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 35 47 75
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 97.22% 97.92% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 27
Median salary £39,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.41% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £70,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) C++
4 10 (66.67%) Java
4 10 (66.67%) Degree
5 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
6 8 (53.33%) Python
7 7 (46.67%) Automotive
7 7 (46.67%) C#
7 7 (46.67%) Android
7 7 (46.67%) RESTful
8 6 (40.00%) Lua
8 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (40.00%) cocos2d
8 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (40.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (40.00%) MVC
8 6 (40.00%) Perforce
8 6 (40.00%) Objective-C
9 5 (33.33%) OO
9 5 (33.33%) .NET
10 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (26.67%) TDD
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (20.00%) Games
11 3 (20.00%) OOD
11 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (20.00%) SOLID
11 3 (20.00%) Data Structures

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) FishEye
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Automotive
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) RESTful
2 6 (40.00%) cocos2d
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) GWT
6 1 (6.67%) Java SE
6 1 (6.67%) JPA
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) React
6 1 (6.67%) Servlets
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (46.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) SOLID
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) High Availability
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) OOP
8 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 1 (6.67%) SDLC
8 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Lua
5 6 (40.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (13.33%) Ruby
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) Elixir
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
8 1 (6.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Perforce
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
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