Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stirling during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Scotland > Stirling
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stirling 8.96% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Stirling median annual salary £42,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £38,750 - £40,000
90th Percentile £46,250 - £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Stirling
Permanent vacancies in Stirling with a recognized job title 67 50 145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.04% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 79
Stirling median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +15.63% -15.34%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,625 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stirling.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Stirling

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Stirling

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Stirling region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stirlingshire - 3 - -
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software 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 Stirling region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Animation
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware