The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 140 - 158
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.044% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Scotland

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in Scotland

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) Android
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) Lua
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Automotive
4 6 (50.00%) Perforce
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) cocos2d
4 6 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) HTTPS

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) cocos2d
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Lua
2 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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