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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 92 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 0.95% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.00% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £36,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £43,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1045 1000 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.03% 94.88% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 616 636 604
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 27 (81.82%) C#
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
4 18 (54.55%) HTML
5 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
6 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 16 (48.48%) Mentoring
7 15 (45.45%) jQuery
7 15 (45.45%) SQL
8 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
12 10 (30.30%) OOP
13 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
13 9 (27.27%) OO
13 9 (27.27%) Oracle
13 9 (27.27%) Law
13 9 (27.27%) Legal
13 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
13 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
14 8 (24.24%) MVC
14 8 (24.24%) VBScript
15 7 (21.21%) IIS
15 7 (21.21%) RAD
15 7 (21.21%) SLA

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (21.21%) IIS
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) GPRS
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.09%) MySQL
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) NCrunch
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 9 (27.27%) Law
1 9 (27.27%) Legal
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
3 18 (54.55%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) CSS
5 15 (45.45%) jQuery
6 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (21.21%) HTML5
8 7 (21.21%) Ajax
8 7 (21.21%) LINQ
9 5 (15.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (12.12%) WCF
10 4 (12.12%) WinForms
11 3 (9.09%) Spring
11 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 3 (9.09%) WPF
12 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
12 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) EPoS
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Mentoring
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 10 (30.30%) OOP
4 9 (27.27%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) RAD
6 7 (21.21%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Document Management
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Data Management
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) VBScript
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCAD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) LexisNexis
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