The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 429 636 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.72% 45.56% 39.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.54% 47.18% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 244 405 341
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1113 1348 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.67% 96.56% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 722 832 806
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Glasgow region.

Developer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 430 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 330 (38.15%) Java
4 323 (37.34%) HTML
5 321 (37.11%) .NET
6 297 (34.34%) SQL Server
7 296 (34.22%) C#
8 276 (31.91%) SQL
9 253 (29.25%) CSS
10 229 (26.47%) Finance
11 221 (25.55%) MVC
12 214 (24.74%) ASP.NET
13 204 (23.58%) TDD
14 190 (21.97%) Spring
15 165 (19.08%) Relational Database
16 160 (18.50%) Microsoft
17 152 (17.57%) Hibernate
17 152 (17.57%) Oracle
18 149 (17.23%) OO
19 136 (15.72%) Web Services
20 135 (15.61%) jQuery
21 134 (15.49%) HTML5
22 114 (13.18%) Unit Testing
23 112 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 112 (12.95%) Linux
24 106 (12.25%) XML
25 102 (11.79%) AngularJS
26 101 (11.68%) Scrum
27 100 (11.56%) UNIX
27 100 (11.56%) Banking

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 52 (6.01%) Tomcat
3 48 (5.55%) Node.js
4 47 (5.43%) Apache
5 33 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (3.01%) IIS
7 23 (2.66%) JBoss
8 20 (2.31%) Umbraco
9 19 (2.20%) CMS
10 16 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.27%) Alfresco
11 11 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.16%) SAS
13 8 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.81%) Mule
14 7 (0.81%) WordPress
14 7 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.81%) Drupal
15 6 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 86 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.85%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.69%) InDesign
4 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (2.77%) Magento
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) Endur
4 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.27%) Office 365
4 9 (1.04%) GitHub
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.50%) Network Security
2 11 (1.27%) Firewall
3 8 (0.92%) Internet
4 3 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) HTTP
6 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (34.34%) SQL Server
2 165 (19.08%) Relational Database
3 69 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (7.51%) RDBMS
5 62 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (5.78%) NoSQL
7 41 (4.74%) MongoDB
7 41 (4.74%) Oracle Database
8 38 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (4.28%) Big Data
10 35 (4.05%) MySQL
11 33 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
13 23 (2.66%) Hadoop
14 19 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.32%) Maven
3 54 (6.24%) JUnit
4 42 (4.86%) Subversion
4 42 (4.86%) Jenkins
5 32 (3.70%) Ant
6 29 (3.35%) TeamCity
7 28 (3.24%) Selenium
8 26 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 22 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 20 (2.31%) GitLab
11 16 (1.85%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.62%) Mockito
12 14 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 13 (1.50%) TestNG
14 12 (1.39%) Flash Builder
15 11 (1.27%) ClearCase
15 11 (1.27%) JIRA
16 9 (1.04%) Gradle
17 8 (0.92%) MSBuild
General
1 229 (26.47%) Finance
2 100 (11.56%) Banking
3 30 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.47%) Games
4 26 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.77%) Marketing
6 17 (1.97%) Legal
7 15 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.27%) Retail
9 9 (1.04%) Advertising
10 7 (0.81%) Publishing
10 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.46%) Front Office
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (37.34%) HTML
2 321 (37.11%) .NET
3 253 (29.25%) CSS
4 214 (24.74%) ASP.NET
5 190 (21.97%) Spring
6 152 (17.57%) Hibernate
7 136 (15.72%) Web Services
8 135 (15.61%) jQuery
9 134 (15.49%) HTML5
10 112 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 106 (12.25%) XML
12 102 (11.79%) AngularJS
13 86 (9.94%) .NET Framework
14 75 (8.67%) RESTful
15 74 (8.55%) Entity Framework
16 69 (7.98%) CSS3
17 61 (7.05%) J2EE
18 47 (5.43%) NHibernate
19 46 (5.32%) WCF
19 46 (5.32%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 52 (6.01%) User Experience
4 46 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.43%) Data Integration
6 19 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.62%) iPad
8 12 (1.39%) Physics
9 11 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.16%) Derivative
11 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.81%) iPhone
12 7 (0.81%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.58%) Social Media
13 5 (0.58%) RIA
13 5 (0.58%) Web 2.0
13 5 (0.58%) W3C
13 5 (0.58%) AS400
14 4 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.95%) Linux
2 100 (11.56%) UNIX
3 45 (5.20%) Android
4 39 (4.51%) Apple iOS
5 38 (4.39%) Windows
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (25.55%) MVC
3 204 (23.58%) TDD
4 149 (17.23%) OO
5 114 (13.18%) Unit Testing
6 101 (11.68%) Scrum
7 96 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (10.75%) SDLC
9 92 (10.64%) Open Source
10 75 (8.67%) Web Development
11 65 (7.51%) Software Engineering
11 65 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (6.82%) ETL
13 55 (6.36%) BDD
14 54 (6.24%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.97%) OOP
15 43 (4.97%) Content Management
16 42 (4.86%) Waterfall
17 36 (4.16%) CRM
18 35 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 339 (39.19%) JavaScript
2 330 (38.15%) Java
3 296 (34.22%) C#
4 276 (31.91%) SQL
5 75 (8.67%) PHP
6 62 (7.17%) Python
7 58 (6.71%) PL/SQL
8 51 (5.90%) T-SQL
9 43 (4.97%) Shell Script
10 39 (4.51%) Ruby
11 36 (4.16%) C++
12 25 (2.89%) Perl
13 22 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 21 (2.43%) VB
15 16 (1.85%) C
15 16 (1.85%) VB6
16 13 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.27%) Scala
18 9 (1.04%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 82 (9.48%) Degree
2 37 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (0.46%) HND
5 3 (0.35%) MCP
5 3 (0.35%) HNC
6 2 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (0.46%) WAI
2 4 (0.46%) Section 508
3 1 (0.12%) EMIR
3 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.46%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (1.04%) Puppet
2 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.46%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 160 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 152 (17.57%) Oracle
3 60 (6.94%) Sybase
4 23 (2.66%) Cognos
5 18 (2.08%) Informatica
6 15 (1.73%) Zend
7 14 (1.62%) Talend
8 10 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.04%) Adobe
9 9 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.81%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.69%) Perforce
12 5 (0.58%) Vertica
12 5 (0.58%) Apple
12 5 (0.58%) Quark
13 4 (0.46%) DevExpress
14 3 (0.35%) Hyland
14 3 (0.35%) Google
14 3 (0.35%) SAP
14 3 (0.35%) PayPal
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