Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Software Development Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +149
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year +57.14% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2383 2390 2706
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 94.39% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1481 1697
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Software Development 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 Edinburgh region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SDET
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Phabricator
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Bugzilla
2 5 (62.50%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
2 5 (62.50%) CMake
2 5 (62.50%) Robotics
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) NuGet
2 5 (62.50%) Artifactory
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) SonarQube
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (62.50%) Artifactory
1 5 (62.50%) Bugzilla
1 5 (62.50%) CMake
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
1 5 (62.50%) NuGet
1 5 (62.50%) Phabricator
1 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Robotics
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Debian
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SDET
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Edinburgh
Amazon
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 8 days ago