The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 88 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 2 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.20% 0.61% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.64% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £100,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Senior Software Engineer
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
974 1100 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.40% 95.74% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 652 666 651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) NCrunch
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (14.29%) GemFire
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) KDB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) NCrunch
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter
1 1 (14.29%) StreamBase