Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 19 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 330 210 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.57% 9.55% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.59% 10.19% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 214 154 157
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £75,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,429 2,060 2,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.53% 93.64% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 1,326 1,490
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,400 £68,850
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 157 (47.58%) Java
2 155 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (34.24%) Degree
4 103 (31.21%) C#
5 101 (30.61%) JavaScript
6 84 (25.45%) C++
7 81 (24.55%) SQL
7 81 (24.55%) .NET
8 64 (19.39%) Linux
9 63 (19.09%) Git (software)
10 58 (17.58%) OO
11 57 (17.27%) Python
12 50 (15.15%) HTML
13 49 (14.85%) Windows
14 48 (14.55%) Big Data
15 46 (13.94%) AngularJS
16 41 (12.42%) React
17 40 (12.12%) SDLC
17 40 (12.12%) Computer Science
18 39 (11.82%) Scrum
19 38 (11.52%) Algorithms
19 38 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (11.21%) Machine Learning
20 37 (11.21%) C
21 36 (10.91%) Node.js
21 36 (10.91%) NoSQL
22 34 (10.30%) Microsoft
22 34 (10.30%) Mathematics
23 33 (10.00%) MVC
24 32 (9.70%) Robotics

Software Engineering
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 10 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.91%) Apache
2 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.82%) GitHub
3 6 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.82%) SaaS
4 3 (0.91%) npm
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.12%) SMS
1 7 (2.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.82%) Firewall
3 5 (1.52%) Network Security
4 4 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (1.21%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.21%) H.323
4 4 (1.21%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.21%) PBX
4 4 (1.21%) VLAN
4 4 (1.21%) VoIP
4 4 (1.21%) Wireless
4 4 (1.21%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.91%) Internet
5 3 (0.91%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.30%) DSL
7 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.55%) Big Data
2 36 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 24 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 22 (6.67%) GIS
5 20 (6.06%) MySQL
5 20 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.24%) Data Mining
8 11 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.52%) Spatial Data
13 4 (1.21%) HBase
13 4 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.91%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.06%) Subversion
3 19 (5.76%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.24%) NetBeans
5 12 (3.64%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.12%) Maven
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.21%) Grunt
8 4 (1.21%) Phabricator
9 3 (0.91%) Gradle
9 3 (0.91%) JIRA
9 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.91%) webpack
10 2 (0.61%) gulp
10 2 (0.61%) JUnit
10 2 (0.61%) MSTest
10 2 (0.61%) NUnit
10 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (5.45%) Finance
2 15 (4.55%) Marketing
3 14 (4.24%) Retail
4 11 (3.33%) Games
5 10 (3.03%) Advertising
6 9 (2.73%) Banking
7 7 (2.12%) Electronics
8 5 (1.52%) Military
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 175 (53.03%) Software Engineer
2 93 (28.18%) Developer
3 46 (13.94%) Senior Software Engineer
4 45 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 44 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 41 (12.42%) Java Software Engineer
7 25 (7.58%) C++ Software Engineer
8 24 (7.27%) .NET Developer
9 23 (6.97%) C# Software Engineer
10 16 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.85%) Python Engineer
10 16 (4.85%) Python Software Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) Architect
11 14 (4.24%) Embedded Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
14 10 (3.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 10 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.55%) .NET
2 50 (15.15%) HTML
3 46 (13.94%) AngularJS
4 41 (12.42%) React
5 36 (10.91%) Node.js
6 30 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.09%) CSS
6 30 (9.09%) RESTful
7 28 (8.48%) Web Services
8 25 (7.58%) Spring
9 24 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (7.27%) HTML5
9 24 (7.27%) WPF
10 22 (6.67%) REST
11 17 (5.15%) Swing
12 16 (4.85%) SOAP
13 15 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 15 (4.55%) Hibernate
13 15 (4.55%) OpenCV
14 14 (4.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 38 (11.52%) Algorithms
3 32 (9.70%) Robotics
4 24 (7.27%) User Experience
5 23 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (6.67%) Data Structures
7 21 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.73%) Device Driver
10 7 (2.12%) Fintech
10 7 (2.12%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
15 1 (0.30%) Blog
15 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
15 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.39%) Linux
2 49 (14.85%) Windows
3 20 (6.06%) Android
4 18 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.03%) Robot Operating System
6 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.21%) Debian
7 4 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.91%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Unix
9 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (17.58%) OO
3 40 (12.12%) SDLC
4 39 (11.82%) Scrum
5 38 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (11.21%) Machine Learning
7 34 (10.30%) Mathematics
8 33 (10.00%) MVC
9 32 (9.70%) Microservices
10 30 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 28 (8.48%) Innovative Thinking
13 26 (7.88%) Analytics
14 25 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 24 (7.27%) Software Testing
16 22 (6.67%) DevOps
16 22 (6.67%) Open Source
17 21 (6.36%) SOA
17 21 (6.36%) TDD
17 21 (6.36%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 157 (47.58%) Java
2 103 (31.21%) C#
3 101 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 84 (25.45%) C++
5 81 (24.55%) SQL
6 57 (17.27%) Python
7 37 (11.21%) C
8 19 (5.76%) Ruby
9 16 (4.85%) Scala
10 10 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.73%) Java 8
11 9 (2.73%) PHP
12 7 (2.12%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.82%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.21%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.21%) Elixir
14 4 (1.21%) ES6
14 4 (1.21%) Java 9
14 4 (1.21%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 113 (34.24%) Degree
2 29 (8.79%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.21%) ISEB
6 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PhD
6 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) BS7666
System Software
1 18 (5.45%) Docker
2 5 (1.52%) HDFS
3 4 (1.21%) Dovecot
3 4 (1.21%) iptables
3 4 (1.21%) Postfix
3 4 (1.21%) QEMU
3 4 (1.21%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.21%) Xen
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Puppet
2 7 (2.12%) Ansible
3 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.21%) Proxmox
4 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.61%) Terraform
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) logstash
5 1 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 34 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.15%) Oracle
3 6 (1.82%) Google
4 4 (1.21%) Vertica
4 4 (1.21%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco
6 1 (0.30%) Juniper
6 1 (0.30%) Panasonic
6 1 (0.30%) SAP
6 1 (0.30%) Splunk