The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 99 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.64% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Senior Software 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
1368 1097 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 95.14% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 829 758 557
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) C#
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 17 (45.95%) OOP
5 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (40.54%) HTML
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 15 (40.54%) CSS
7 14 (37.84%) SQL
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 14 (37.84%) MVC
8 13 (35.14%) jQuery
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
11 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (27.03%) OO
11 10 (27.03%) Oracle
12 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
12 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
12 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
13 8 (21.62%) LINQ
13 8 (21.62%) VBScript
14 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
14 7 (18.92%) RAD
14 7 (18.92%) IIS
14 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
14 7 (18.92%) SLA
14 7 (18.92%) Law
14 7 (18.92%) Legal

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
1 7 (18.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Law
1 7 (18.92%) Legal
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 15 (40.54%) CSS
4 13 (35.14%) jQuery
5 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.62%) LINQ
7 7 (18.92%) Ajax
8 6 (16.22%) HTML5
9 5 (13.51%) WinForms
9 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (10.81%) WCF
11 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
11 3 (8.11%) Spring
12 1 (2.70%) Web Services
12 1 (2.70%) XML
12 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.70%) WPF
12 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) EPoS
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) OOP
2 14 (37.84%) MVC
3 10 (27.03%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) RAD
5 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Document Management
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Data Management
10 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.70%) Use Case
10 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) VBScript
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCAD
2 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago