Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 269 599 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.00% 23.07% 12.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.07% 24.56% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 130 414 228
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,875 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,625 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 1,219 2,439 2,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 90.63% 93.95% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 675 1,591 1,638
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,820 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.04% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 114 (42.38%) JavaScript
2 102 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (35.32%) Java
4 88 (32.71%) C#
5 65 (24.16%) Python
6 63 (23.42%) .NET
7 59 (21.93%) AWS
8 58 (21.56%) Node.js
9 50 (18.59%) AngularJS
10 49 (18.22%) React
10 49 (18.22%) Azure
11 46 (17.10%) HTML
12 44 (16.36%) C++
13 43 (15.99%) Scrum
14 41 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (14.50%) Microservices
15 39 (14.50%) Docker
15 39 (14.50%) DevOps
16 37 (13.75%) GCP
16 37 (13.75%) SQL
17 36 (13.38%) Finance
18 35 (13.01%) OO
19 34 (12.64%) Linux
20 31 (11.52%) ASP.NET
20 31 (11.52%) CSS
20 31 (11.52%) Degree
21 30 (11.15%) OOP
21 30 (11.15%) Mentoring
22 29 (10.78%) RESTful
23 28 (10.41%) C

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 12 (4.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.49%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.12%) JBoss
4 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (5.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Magento
1 2 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (21.93%) AWS
2 49 (18.22%) Azure
3 37 (13.75%) GCP
4 11 (4.09%) G Suite
5 8 (2.97%) SaaS
6 6 (2.23%) Serverless
7 4 (1.49%) GitHub
7 4 (1.49%) PaaS
8 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.12%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.74%) npm
9 2 (0.74%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.37%) Google Play
10 1 (0.37%) IaaS
10 1 (0.37%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) 802.11
1 5 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (1.86%) WPA
2 4 (1.49%) Network Security
3 3 (1.12%) HTTP
4 2 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.74%) SSH
4 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.69%) MySQL
3 15 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.72%) Big Data
5 10 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.23%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.86%) GIS
9 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) Power BI
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.37%) ArangoDB
12 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.37%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.32%) JIRA
3 14 (5.20%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (5.20%) Rational Rhapsody
4 11 (4.09%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.72%) Subversion
6 9 (3.35%) JMeter
6 9 (3.35%) JUnit
7 6 (2.23%) Cypress.io
7 6 (2.23%) Selenium
7 6 (2.23%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.49%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.49%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.12%) Mocha
10 2 (0.74%) NUnit
10 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.74%) xUnit.net
11 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 36 (13.38%) Finance
2 23 (8.55%) Banking
3 7 (2.60%) Aerospace
3 7 (2.60%) Automotive
4 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.86%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Avionics
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (62.45%) Software Engineer
2 57 (21.19%) Senior Software Engineer
3 40 (14.87%) Developer
4 23 (8.55%) Lead Software Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) Java Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Senior Java Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 17 (6.32%) Software Developer
7 17 (6.32%) Software Manager
8 14 (5.20%) .NET Software Engineer
9 13 (4.83%) Engineering Manager
10 12 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (4.46%) Software Engineering Manager
11 9 (3.35%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.97%) Architect
13 7 (2.60%) Graduate
13 7 (2.60%) Junior
13 7 (2.60%) Python Engineer
13 7 (2.60%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.42%) .NET
2 58 (21.56%) Node.js
3 50 (18.59%) AngularJS
4 49 (18.22%) React
5 46 (17.10%) HTML
6 31 (11.52%) ASP.NET
6 31 (11.52%) CSS
7 29 (10.78%) RESTful
8 25 (9.29%) HTML5
9 24 (8.92%) React Native
10 23 (8.55%) Spring
11 22 (8.18%) CSS3
11 22 (8.18%) REST
12 20 (7.43%) Web Services
13 19 (7.06%) .NET Core
14 17 (6.32%) Hibernate
15 13 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (4.83%) GraphQL
16 12 (4.46%) jQuery
16 12 (4.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) User Experience
2 13 (4.83%) Algorithms
2 13 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (2.97%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.23%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.86%) ASIC
6 5 (1.86%) Device Driver
6 5 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.12%) Blog
8 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (0.74%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.64%) Linux
2 14 (5.20%) VxWorks
3 12 (4.46%) Android
3 12 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.35%) Windows
5 6 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.86%) OpenWrt
6 5 (1.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.99%) Scrum
3 41 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (14.50%) DevOps
4 39 (14.50%) Microservices
5 35 (13.01%) OO
6 30 (11.15%) Mentoring
6 30 (11.15%) OOP
7 27 (10.04%) Computer Science
7 27 (10.04%) TDD
8 22 (8.18%) Analytics
9 18 (6.69%) Open Source
9 18 (6.69%) Test Automation
10 17 (6.32%) SDLC
11 16 (5.95%) Fintech
11 16 (5.95%) OOD
12 15 (5.58%) MVC
13 14 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.20%) UML
13 14 (5.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (42.38%) JavaScript
2 95 (35.32%) Java
3 88 (32.71%) C#
4 65 (24.16%) Python
5 44 (16.36%) C++
6 37 (13.75%) SQL
7 28 (10.41%) C
8 20 (7.43%) MATLAB
8 20 (7.43%) TypeScript
9 16 (5.95%) Kotlin
10 12 (4.46%) Apple Swift
11 11 (4.09%) Google Apps Script
11 11 (4.09%) Objective-C
11 11 (4.09%) Scala
12 10 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.72%) Java 8
13 8 (2.97%) Dart
13 8 (2.97%) Ruby
14 5 (1.86%) Perl
14 5 (1.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (11.52%) Degree
2 11 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) HND
4 3 (1.12%) PhD
4 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 39 (14.50%) Docker
2 9 (3.35%) Firmware
3 4 (1.49%) KVM
3 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (7.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (6.69%) Google
2 13 (4.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.86%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.49%) ESRI
4 4 (1.49%) FNZ
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle
4 4 (1.49%) VMware
5 2 (0.74%) Canon