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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 94 49 84
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 19 67 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.46% 4.82% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 5.00% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 66 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
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
1220 1340 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.70% 96.33% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 779 809 727
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £26,825 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Programmer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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

Programmer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Android
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (25.00%) Android Development
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) WCF
6 7 (21.88%) WPF
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
7 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
7 6 (18.75%) Physics
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) C++
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Games
7 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (18.75%) Xamarin

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.13%) MTS
4 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.13%) Liferay
4 1 (3.13%) Quickr
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (3.13%) SQLite
5 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) QUnit
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
General
1 6 (18.75%) Games
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) WCF
3 7 (21.88%) WPF
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) JSP
7 1 (3.13%) EJB
7 1 (3.13%) JavaBeans
7 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.13%) WinForms
7 1 (3.13%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 6 (18.75%) Physics
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Android
2 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Android Development
2 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Development
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) VBA
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.13%) Talend
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText
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