Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 6 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 630 424 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.19% 16.87% 11.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.80% 17.64% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 410 277 234
Edinburgh median annual salary £48,004 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -

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 2,351 2,404 2,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 94.00% 95.66% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 1,495 1,500
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 275 (43.65%) Java
2 261 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (33.17%) C#
4 197 (31.27%) JavaScript
5 178 (28.25%) Degree
6 163 (25.87%) C++
7 154 (24.44%) Finance
8 147 (23.33%) .NET
9 126 (20.00%) React
10 123 (19.52%) Node.js
11 114 (18.10%) DevOps
11 114 (18.10%) Linux
12 112 (17.78%) Robotics
13 107 (16.98%) Innovative Thinking
14 106 (16.83%) SQL
15 101 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
16 98 (15.56%) Numerate Degree
16 98 (15.56%) Banking
17 96 (15.24%) Python
18 95 (15.08%) Windows
18 95 (15.08%) Mentoring
19 94 (14.92%) Git (software)
20 93 (14.76%) RESTful
21 90 (14.29%) Mathematics
22 84 (13.33%) Kubernetes
23 82 (13.02%) TDD
24 81 (12.86%) Azure
25 80 (12.70%) Docker
26 79 (12.54%) Machine Learning
26 79 (12.54%) AngularJS

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 18 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.90%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.11%) Apache
4 4 (0.63%) Confluence
5 3 (0.48%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.48%) WildFly
6 2 (0.32%) Drupal
6 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Simulink
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.86%) Azure
2 72 (11.43%) AWS
3 44 (6.98%) GCP
4 29 (4.60%) SaaS
5 18 (2.86%) GitHub
6 17 (2.70%) IaaS
7 16 (2.54%) G Suite
8 14 (2.22%) Serverless
9 9 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
10 6 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.79%) Office 365
11 5 (0.79%) Trello
12 4 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
13 3 (0.48%) npm
13 3 (0.48%) PaaS
14 1 (0.16%) Akamai
14 1 (0.16%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.59%) Firewall
2 8 (1.27%) HTTP
3 5 (0.79%) Internet
4 3 (0.48%) Network Security
4 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.48%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.16%) Broadband
5 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.16%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.22%) Big Data
2 39 (6.19%) Data Mining
2 39 (6.19%) MySQL
3 36 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 35 (5.56%) GIS
5 28 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.95%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.63%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.63%) Redis
12 3 (0.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 94 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.83%) Selenium
4 42 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 31 (4.92%) NetBeans
6 27 (4.29%) JIRA
7 25 (3.97%) JUnit
8 20 (3.17%) JMeter
9 19 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (2.54%) webpack
11 15 (2.38%) Mocha
12 12 (1.90%) IBM UrbanCode
13 10 (1.59%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.59%) Hudson
13 10 (1.59%) Maven
14 9 (1.43%) Appium
15 6 (0.95%) RSpec
15 6 (0.95%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.95%) Subversion
16 5 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 154 (24.44%) Finance
2 98 (15.56%) Banking
3 49 (7.78%) Retail
4 28 (4.44%) Military
5 22 (3.49%) Marketing
6 12 (1.90%) Public Sector
7 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.79%) Electronics
8 5 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.48%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Games
10 3 (0.48%) German Language
10 3 (0.48%) Social Science
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 333 (52.86%) Software Engineer
2 109 (17.30%) Senior Software Engineer
3 78 (12.38%) Java Engineer
4 77 (12.22%) Developer
5 76 (12.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 60 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 49 (7.78%) C# Software Engineer
8 42 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 42 (6.67%) Graduate
9 41 (6.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 33 (5.24%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
11 30 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 28 (4.44%) .NET Software Engineer
13 26 (4.13%) JavaScript Engineer
14 25 (3.97%) Senior DevOps
14 25 (3.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.81%) Software Developer
16 23 (3.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 23 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (23.33%) .NET
2 126 (20.00%) React
3 123 (19.52%) Node.js
4 93 (14.76%) RESTful
5 79 (12.54%) AngularJS
6 76 (12.06%) HTML
7 74 (11.75%) Web Services
8 61 (9.68%) CSS
9 45 (7.14%) SOAP
10 38 (6.03%) HTML5
10 38 (6.03%) Spring
10 38 (6.03%) WPF
11 35 (5.56%) CSS3
12 34 (5.40%) Hibernate
13 32 (5.08%) Swing
14 31 (4.92%) Redux
15 28 (4.44%) ASP.NET
16 27 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (4.13%) jQuery
17 26 (4.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.78%) Robotics
2 60 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 37 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.24%) User Experience
5 21 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.75%) Replication
10 9 (1.43%) Smart Home
11 8 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.27%) NHS
12 6 (0.95%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.79%) Blog
13 5 (0.79%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.63%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.10%) Linux
2 95 (15.08%) Windows
3 17 (2.70%) Unix
4 12 (1.90%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.48%) Android
7 2 (0.32%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (18.10%) DevOps
3 107 (16.98%) Innovative Thinking
4 101 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
5 95 (15.08%) Mentoring
6 90 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 82 (13.02%) TDD
8 79 (12.54%) Machine Learning
9 75 (11.90%) Coaching
9 75 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 71 (11.27%) Microservices
12 70 (11.11%) OO
13 69 (10.95%) Fintech
13 69 (10.95%) SDLC
14 68 (10.79%) Scrum
15 64 (10.16%) Computer Science
16 58 (9.21%) BDD
17 49 (7.78%) Deep Learning
18 41 (6.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 275 (43.65%) Java
2 209 (33.17%) C#
3 197 (31.27%) JavaScript
4 163 (25.87%) C++
5 106 (16.83%) SQL
6 96 (15.24%) Python
7 30 (4.76%) C
8 26 (4.13%) TypeScript
9 24 (3.81%) Ruby
10 17 (2.70%) Groovy
11 15 (2.38%) Scala
12 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.75%) Java 8
14 10 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.59%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.27%) PHP
16 6 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.79%) ES6
17 5 (0.79%) R
18 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 178 (28.25%) Degree
2 98 (15.56%) Numerate Degree
3 33 (5.24%) PhD
4 24 (3.81%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.70%) CISM
6 17 (2.70%) CISSP
7 10 (1.59%) HND
8 9 (1.43%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.03%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) SEPA
3 2 (0.32%) GDPR
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (12.70%) Docker
2 11 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 34 (5.40%) Ansible
3 24 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.81%) Terraform
4 13 (2.06%) Puppet
5 4 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 36 (5.71%) Google
2 35 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.38%) Oracle
4 12 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.59%) Splunk
6 9 (1.43%) Perfecto Mobile
7 5 (0.79%) Veracode
7 5 (0.79%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.63%) CA
8 4 (0.63%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.48%) Citrix
9 3 (0.48%) CyberArk
9 3 (0.48%) ESRI
9 3 (0.48%) Mapbox
9 3 (0.48%) SAP
10 2 (0.32%) Twitter
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco
11 1 (0.16%) Juniper
11 1 (0.16%) New Relic
11 1 (0.16%) Progress