The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 216 225 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.25% 7.60% 8.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 8.40% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 136 155 163
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2131 2678 2747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.22% 90.47% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1729 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Scotland

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Scotland

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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 +5 113 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Glasgow +10 73 £43,750 +9.37% 10
West Lothian +5 23 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Fife -1 4 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Dundee +1 3 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Stirling +23 2 £56,250 -
Aberdeen +5 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Angus - 1 £37,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 190 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (42.26%) Java
3 122 (32.02%) C#
4 103 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 96 (25.20%) Degree
6 90 (23.62%) .NET
7 84 (22.05%) Python
8 81 (21.26%) C++
9 75 (19.69%) Linux
10 74 (19.42%) OO
11 71 (18.64%) SQL
12 69 (18.11%) Computer Science
13 66 (17.32%) HTML
14 64 (16.80%) MVC
15 61 (16.01%) AngularJS
16 52 (13.65%) CSS
17 51 (13.39%) SQL Server
18 49 (12.86%) SDLC
19 47 (12.34%) Finance
20 46 (12.07%) C
21 42 (11.02%) ASP.NET
22 41 (10.76%) TDD
23 40 (10.50%) Android
23 40 (10.50%) Git (software)
24 39 (10.24%) Scrum
25 35 (9.19%) Windows
26 34 (8.92%) Apple iOS
27 33 (8.66%) Ruby
28 31 (8.14%) Mobile App
28 31 (8.14%) Mobile Development

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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 12 (3.15%) JBoss
2 9 (2.36%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.31%) Apache
5 5 (1.31%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.05%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.79%) Drupal
7 3 (0.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.52%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.26%) Weka
2 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.25%) SaaS
3 16 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.62%) GitHub
5 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.31%) IaaS
6 5 (1.31%) PaaS
7 4 (1.05%) Slack
8 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.10%) Internet
2 7 (1.84%) HTTP
3 3 (0.79%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.79%) Network Security
3 3 (0.79%) Wireless
4 2 (0.52%) ATM
4 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.52%) MQTT
4 2 (0.52%) Multicast
4 2 (0.52%) RS-232
5 1 (0.26%) 3G
5 1 (0.26%) 4G
5 1 (0.26%) 5G
5 1 (0.26%) DECT
5 1 (0.26%) RS-485
5 1 (0.26%) SNMP
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 22 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.72%) MySQL
6 16 (4.20%) Big Data
7 14 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.15%) Neo4j
9 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.10%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.84%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.57%) ArangoDB
12 6 (1.57%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.31%) Flink
14 4 (1.05%) GIS
14 4 (1.05%) Redis
14 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.51%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.51%) Subversion
3 18 (4.72%) Maven
4 9 (2.36%) Ant
4 9 (2.36%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.36%) Selenium
4 9 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.31%) webpack
7 4 (1.05%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.05%) JIRA
7 4 (1.05%) PVCS
7 4 (1.05%) Trac
7 4 (1.05%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.79%) Hudson
8 3 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (12.34%) Finance
2 14 (3.67%) Banking
3 9 (2.36%) Electronics
4 8 (2.10%) Marketing
5 7 (1.84%) Automotive
5 7 (1.84%) Games
5 7 (1.84%) Local Government
5 7 (1.84%) Retail
6 6 (1.57%) Legal
7 5 (1.31%) German Language
7 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (49.61%) Software Engineer
2 151 (39.63%) Developer
3 52 (13.65%) Java Developer
4 49 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 49 (12.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 48 (12.60%) Software Developer
6 42 (11.02%) Java Engineer
7 36 (9.45%) .NET Developer
8 34 (8.92%) Java Software Engineer
9 26 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 25 (6.56%) Embedded Engineer
11 24 (6.30%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (6.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 23 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (4.46%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (4.46%) C# Developer
14 16 (4.20%) Java Software Developer
15 15 (3.94%) Applications Developer
16 13 (3.41%) C# Software Engineer
16 13 (3.41%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (23.62%) .NET
2 66 (17.32%) HTML
3 61 (16.01%) AngularJS
4 52 (13.65%) CSS
5 42 (11.02%) ASP.NET
6 30 (7.87%) .NET Framework
7 29 (7.61%) Web Services
8 28 (7.35%) Node.js
8 28 (7.35%) Spring
9 27 (7.09%) React
10 26 (6.82%) XML
11 25 (6.56%) Hibernate
12 23 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (5.77%) HTML5
13 22 (5.77%) jQuery
13 22 (5.77%) REST
13 22 (5.77%) RESTful
14 21 (5.51%) SOAP
15 20 (5.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.11%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.56%) Data Structures
4 22 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 21 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.57%) Social Media
8 5 (1.31%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.31%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.05%) Blog
9 4 (1.05%) EMV
9 4 (1.05%) User Experience
10 3 (0.79%) Arduino
10 3 (0.79%) Fintech
10 3 (0.79%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.69%) Linux
2 40 (10.50%) Android
3 35 (9.19%) Windows
4 34 (8.92%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.46%) Unix
6 8 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.42%) OO
3 64 (16.80%) MVC
4 49 (12.86%) SDLC
5 41 (10.76%) TDD
6 39 (10.24%) Scrum
7 31 (8.14%) Mobile Development
8 30 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (7.61%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.35%) Open Source
11 24 (6.30%) Android Development
12 22 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 21 (5.51%) SOA
14 19 (4.99%) Analytics
14 19 (4.99%) Web Development
15 18 (4.72%) OOP
16 16 (4.20%) iOS Development
17 15 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (3.67%) Coaching
18 14 (3.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (42.26%) Java
2 122 (32.02%) C#
3 103 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.05%) Python
5 81 (21.26%) C++
6 71 (18.64%) SQL
7 46 (12.07%) C
8 33 (8.66%) Ruby
9 28 (7.35%) PHP
10 21 (5.51%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.41%) Scala
12 12 (3.15%) Embedded C
12 12 (3.15%) GraphQL
12 12 (3.15%) Perl
13 8 (2.10%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.84%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.57%) Lua
16 5 (1.31%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.31%) XAML
17 4 (1.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 96 (25.20%) Degree
2 13 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.79%) PhD
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.26%) MCP
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) OCP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) QA
2 4 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.26%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (2.89%) Docker
2 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.31%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) KVM
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.10%) Puppet
2 6 (1.57%) Mesos
3 5 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (1.31%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) Ansible
5 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.52%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.09%) Oracle
3 18 (4.72%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.62%) VMware
5 9 (2.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.10%) Google
7 7 (1.84%) Splunk
8 6 (1.57%) IBM
8 6 (1.57%) Perforce
9 5 (1.31%) SAP
10 4 (1.05%) Intel
11 3 (0.79%) Talend
11 3 (0.79%) Twitter
12 2 (0.52%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.52%) HP
13 1 (0.26%) QNX
13 1 (0.26%) Remedy
13 1 (0.26%) Sun
13 1 (0.26%) Sybase
13 1 (0.26%) Tableau
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