The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 73 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 106 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.34% 7.43% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 7.68% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 81 33
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
1107 1380 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.56% 96.71% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 716 860 838
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 36 (59.02%) C#
3 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
4 28 (45.90%) HTML
4 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
4 28 (45.90%) ASP.NET
5 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
6 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (34.43%) MVC
7 21 (34.43%) Relational Database
8 18 (29.51%) Java
9 17 (27.87%) CSS
9 17 (27.87%) TDD
9 17 (27.87%) Degree
10 13 (21.31%) OO
10 13 (21.31%) SQL
10 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
10 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
11 12 (19.67%) jQuery
12 11 (18.03%) XML
12 11 (18.03%) Banking
13 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (14.75%) Open Source
14 9 (14.75%) HTML5
14 9 (14.75%) WCF
14 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
14 9 (14.75%) Web Services
14 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
15 8 (13.11%) SDLC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (34.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.28%) Maven
4 2 (3.28%) JUnit
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Mockito
4 2 (3.28%) TestNG
4 2 (3.28%) Gradle
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) gulp
5 1 (1.64%) Grunt
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (18.03%) Banking
2 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 28 (45.90%) HTML
2 28 (45.90%) ASP.NET
3 17 (27.87%) CSS
4 12 (19.67%) jQuery
5 11 (18.03%) XML
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (14.75%) HTML5
7 9 (14.75%) WCF
7 9 (14.75%) Web Services
8 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
8 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.84%) WinForms
9 6 (9.84%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (9.84%) Spring.NET
9 6 (9.84%) NHibernate
10 5 (8.20%) CSS3
10 5 (8.20%) XSLT
11 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (6.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.11%) User Experience
4 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.56%) Physics
5 3 (4.92%) W3C
6 2 (3.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) MVC
3 17 (27.87%) TDD
4 13 (21.31%) OO
4 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Open Source
6 8 (13.11%) SDLC
6 8 (13.11%) UX Design
7 7 (11.48%) CRM
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) Web Development
8 6 (9.84%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.20%) BDD
9 5 (8.20%) Scrum
9 5 (8.20%) OOP
10 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.56%) API Development
11 3 (4.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) Java
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Python
6 6 (9.84%) PHP
7 5 (8.20%) Ruby
8 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.92%) PHP5
9 3 (4.92%) Scala
9 3 (4.92%) C++
10 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) HNC
3 3 (4.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Section 508
1 3 (4.92%) WAI
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.92%) PayPal
3 3 (4.92%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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