Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 8.20% 13.46% 34.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.47% 13.46% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 13
Dundee median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% +14.75% -23.75%
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +1.25%

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 59 104 41
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 85 33
Dundee median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.11% -
10th Percentile £22,575 £26,250 £21,900
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £52,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dundee region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA