Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 18.31% 20.00% 29.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.81% 21.92% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 15
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £31,400
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,000 £41,600
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.60% +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 Fife with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 57 73 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 80.28% 91.25% 89.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 48
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,175
90th Percentile £48,653 £48,750 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Fife over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Fife

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Fife region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -2 7 £40,000 -
Newport-on-Tay - 1 - -
Software Engineering
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) C
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) XAML
7 4 (30.77%) Games
7 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
7 4 (30.77%) ActionScript
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 4 (30.77%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (30.77%) Physics
7 4 (30.77%) Android
7 4 (30.77%) iPhone
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) iPad
7 4 (30.77%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (30.77%) Game Development
7 4 (30.77%) PlayStation
7 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
7 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
7 4 (30.77%) iTunes
8 3 (23.08%) Xbox

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) iTunes
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) RS-232
1 1 (7.69%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) Flash
3 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
3 3 (23.08%) WebGL
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
1 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
1 4 (30.77%) iPad
1 4 (30.77%) iPhone
1 4 (30.77%) PlayStation
2 3 (23.08%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (23.08%) Xbox
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Applied Mathematics
1 4 (30.77%) Game Development
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) Physics
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) CQRS
3 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) SOLID
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) C
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) ActionScript
6 4 (30.77%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
6 4 (30.77%) XAML
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
8 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft