Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dunfermline during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Software Engineer
Fife > Dunfermline
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dunfermline 27.59% 23.33% 24.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.59% 24.14% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Dunfermline median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -4.61% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £37,200
90th Percentile £54,000 £43,750 £40,400
Fife median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% -2.03% -14.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dunfermline. 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
Dunfermline
Permanent vacancies in Dunfermline with a recognized job title 29 29 34
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 96.67% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 29
Dunfermline median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% -8.43%
10th Percentile £18,750 £26,250 £29,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,250 £45,250
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunfermline

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Dunfermline

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Dunfermline

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Dunfermline over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Dunfermline

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Dunfermline region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (12.50%) Julia
6 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
6 1 (12.50%) Delphi
6 1 (12.50%) OOD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dunfermline 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (12.50%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 1 (12.50%) Delphi
4 1 (12.50%) Julia
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft