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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 550 459 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.02% 41.39% 31.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.58% 43.71% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 337 308 195
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
1262 1050 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 94.68% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 749 689 586
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 17 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 548 (45.21%) Java
2 494 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
3 478 (39.44%) HTML
4 461 (38.04%) JavaScript
5 428 (35.31%) CSS
6 426 (35.15%) C#
7 418 (34.49%) .NET
8 395 (32.59%) SQL
9 346 (28.55%) SQL Server
10 307 (25.33%) jQuery
11 263 (21.70%) ASP.NET
11 263 (21.70%) Finance
12 247 (20.38%) OO
13 232 (19.14%) Oracle
14 227 (18.73%) MVC
15 222 (18.32%) Spring
16 215 (17.74%) Relational Database
17 168 (13.86%) Hibernate
17 168 (13.86%) HTML5
18 163 (13.45%) TDD
19 160 (13.20%) XML
19 160 (13.20%) Linux
20 156 (12.87%) Banking
21 151 (12.46%) Degree
22 127 (10.48%) Scrum
23 124 (10.23%) Microsoft
24 123 (10.15%) RDBMS
25 122 (10.07%) C++
26 119 (9.82%) Python
27 117 (9.65%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 98 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 84 (6.93%) Tomcat
3 52 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 46 (3.80%) Node.js
5 42 (3.47%) CMS
6 38 (3.14%) Apache
7 37 (3.05%) Drupal
8 30 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (2.31%) Umbraco
10 22 (1.82%) Alfresco
10 22 (1.82%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.65%) IIS
12 16 (1.32%) Mule
13 11 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.91%) SugarCRM
14 9 (0.74%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.50%) nginx
17 5 (0.41%) WordPress
17 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.72%) InfoPath
3 23 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.66%) MS Office
5 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.25%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.33%) Magento
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.17%) Endur
6 1 (0.083%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.83%) SaaS
2 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.65%) Intranet
2 17 (1.40%) Internet
3 8 (0.66%) PuTTY
4 6 (0.50%) HTTP
5 4 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.17%) Extranet
6 2 (0.17%) Broadband
6 2 (0.17%) GPRS
6 2 (0.17%) PBX
6 2 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.083%) X.25
7 1 (0.083%) Network Security
7 1 (0.083%) SSL
7 1 (0.083%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (28.55%) SQL Server
2 215 (17.74%) Relational Database
3 123 (10.15%) RDBMS
4 88 (7.26%) Oracle Database
5 59 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (4.70%) MySQL
7 51 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 44 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (3.30%) NoSQL
11 33 (2.72%) MongoDB
12 32 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (2.31%) Pentaho
14 27 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
18 21 (1.73%) Big Data
19 19 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
20 18 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 79 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 77 (6.35%) Subversion
3 76 (6.27%) JUnit
3 76 (6.27%) Visual Studio
4 47 (3.88%) Maven
5 40 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 34 (2.81%) Selenium
7 23 (1.90%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.57%) EasyMock
10 17 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.24%) Ant
12 14 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (1.16%) ClearCase
13 13 (1.07%) JIRA
13 13 (1.07%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (0.66%) Hudson
17 7 (0.58%) RSpec
General
1 263 (21.70%) Finance
2 156 (12.87%) Banking
3 104 (8.58%) Investment Banking
4 56 (4.62%) Front Office
5 51 (4.21%) Financial Institution
6 46 (3.80%) Back Office
7 39 (3.22%) Legal
8 37 (3.05%) Law
9 29 (2.39%) Retail
10 21 (1.73%) Games
11 19 (1.57%) Marketing
12 17 (1.40%) Advertising
13 8 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.58%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.50%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.17%) Military
18 1 (0.083%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (39.44%) HTML
2 428 (35.31%) CSS
3 418 (34.49%) .NET
4 307 (25.33%) jQuery
5 263 (21.70%) ASP.NET
6 222 (18.32%) Spring
7 168 (13.86%) Hibernate
7 168 (13.86%) HTML5
8 160 (13.20%) XML
9 106 (8.75%) Ajax
10 101 (8.33%) CSS3
11 95 (7.84%) Web Services
12 79 (6.52%) .NET Framework
13 72 (5.94%) J2EE
14 70 (5.78%) REST
14 70 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 64 (5.28%) JSON
16 62 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 56 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
18 53 (4.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.49%) Computer Science
1 115 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.60%) Open Source
3 72 (5.94%) User Experience
4 68 (5.61%) Mathematics
5 63 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 62 (5.12%) Grid Computing
7 61 (5.03%) Physics
7 61 (5.03%) Derivative
7 61 (5.03%) Market Risk
8 53 (4.37%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.73%) Equities
11 21 (1.73%) Data Integration
12 15 (1.24%) iPhone
13 11 (0.91%) iPad
14 9 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.66%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 160 (13.20%) Linux
2 110 (9.08%) UNIX
3 62 (5.12%) Windows
4 48 (3.96%) Android
5 30 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.74%) Solaris
9 6 (0.50%) CentOS
9 6 (0.50%) AIX
9 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.083%) MVS
10 1 (0.083%) Debian
10 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (20.38%) OO
3 227 (18.73%) MVC
4 163 (13.45%) TDD
5 127 (10.48%) Scrum
6 117 (9.65%) OOP
7 112 (9.24%) Software Engineering
8 109 (8.99%) Web Development
9 95 (7.84%) Multithreading
10 94 (7.76%) Unit Testing
11 76 (6.27%) Mentoring
12 73 (6.02%) Data Modelling
13 71 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 67 (5.53%) OOD
15 62 (5.12%) Risk Management
16 60 (4.95%) Coaching
17 59 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (4.29%) Investment Management
20 45 (3.71%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 548 (45.21%) Java
2 461 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 426 (35.15%) C#
4 395 (32.59%) SQL
5 122 (10.07%) C++
6 119 (9.82%) Python
7 99 (8.17%) Ruby
8 95 (7.84%) PHP
9 61 (5.03%) PL/SQL
10 46 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 42 (3.47%) Perl
12 41 (3.38%) VB.NET
13 36 (2.97%) VBScript
14 35 (2.89%) VB
15 28 (2.31%) VB6
16 25 (2.06%) Scala
17 24 (1.98%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.24%) Jython
19 14 (1.16%) ECMAScript
20 11 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 151 (12.46%) Degree
2 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.17%) MCAD
5 2 (0.17%) MCTS
6 1 (0.083%) HND
6 1 (0.083%) OCP
6 1 (0.083%) OCA
6 1 (0.083%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.083%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.15%) QA
2 11 (0.91%) SLA
3 4 (0.33%) Basel III
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.41%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.33%) Puppet
2 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.25%) MOM
4 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.083%) Control-M
Vendors
1 232 (19.14%) Oracle
2 124 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 77 (6.35%) Sybase
4 58 (4.79%) JBoss
5 16 (1.32%) Adobe
6 13 (1.07%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.07%) Google
7 12 (0.99%) IBM
7 12 (0.99%) Informatica
8 11 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.83%) Talend
10 8 (0.66%) SAP
10 8 (0.66%) Twitter
11 7 (0.58%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.58%) Cognos
12 5 (0.41%) Zend
13 4 (0.33%) Wall Street Systems
13 4 (0.33%) Tableau
13 4 (0.33%) Alterian
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