Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Highlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 15.79% - 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% - 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Highlands median annual salary £46,250 - £85,000
10th Percentile £31,875 - £82,500
90th Percentile £57,625 - £87,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the Highlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Highlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 73.68% 25.00% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 17
Highlands median annual salary £43,750 £18,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +136.49% -63.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £17,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £19,250 £87,500
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 the Highlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the Highlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the Highlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Highlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the Highlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the Highlands

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Highlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Inverness - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Engineering
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Highlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Modbus
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Highlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware