The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.091% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00%  

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 1037 1213 1316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.02% 93.52% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 675 785 796
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft