The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Scotland / Fife
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 16.67% 32.14% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 42.86% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £27,000 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.50% +40.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 20 21 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 83.33% 75.00% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 34
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.68% -32.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Fife

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Fife

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) EMV
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) JSF
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) C
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) ATM
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) QMS
6 1 (9.09%) JPA
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) JSF
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EMV
2 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) QMS
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Dunfermline
Call Centre Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 25 days ago