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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 85 106 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.12% 0.44% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.46% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,600 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
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
1103 1314 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.33% 96.83% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 725 864 498
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) C#
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (70.83%) MVC
5 15 (62.50%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (50.00%) TDD
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) User Experience
8 11 (45.83%) UX Design
8 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (37.50%) jQuery
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
12 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
12 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (25.00%) Spring.NET
12 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (25.00%) HTML5
12 6 (25.00%) XML
12 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (25.00%) Open Source
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (25.00%) Relational Database

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (37.50%) jQuery
6 6 (25.00%) Spring.NET
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
7 5 (20.83%) LINQ
7 5 (20.83%) XSLT
7 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) UX Design
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) ETL
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Functional Programming
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Iron Speed