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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 46 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.98% 4.46% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 4.69% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 29
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,200 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1071 1023 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.92% 94.99% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 632 649 605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 106 (65.84%) .NET
2 103 (63.98%) C#
3 88 (54.66%) ASP.NET
4 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (46.58%) HTML
6 67 (41.61%) JavaScript
7 64 (39.75%) CSS
7 64 (39.75%) SQL Server
7 64 (39.75%) Software Engineering
8 63 (39.13%) SQL
8 63 (39.13%) Java
9 53 (32.92%) jQuery
10 46 (28.57%) MVC
11 42 (26.09%) Visual Studio
12 40 (24.84%) OO
13 39 (24.22%) Relational Database
14 33 (20.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 32 (19.88%) Oracle
15 32 (19.88%) LINQ
16 31 (19.25%) Document Management
17 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
18 29 (18.01%) Unit Testing
19 28 (17.39%) Ajax
20 27 (16.77%) SharePoint
20 27 (16.77%) VBScript
20 27 (16.77%) Law
20 27 (16.77%) Legal
21 25 (15.53%) Systems Analysis
21 25 (15.53%) RAD
22 21 (13.04%) OOP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (16.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.97%) IIS
3 4 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.62%) Mule
6 1 (0.62%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.62%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) GPRS
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (39.75%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.22%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.59%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.59%) MySQL
6 8 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.62%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) DataStage
10 1 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.48%) Subversion
2 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.24%) JUnit
4 2 (1.24%) Maven
4 2 (1.24%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.62%) Ant
5 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (16.77%) Law
1 27 (16.77%) Legal
2 18 (11.18%) Finance
3 15 (9.32%) Investment Banking
3 15 (9.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.24%) Military
4 2 (1.24%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (65.84%) .NET
2 88 (54.66%) ASP.NET
3 75 (46.58%) HTML
4 64 (39.75%) CSS
5 53 (32.92%) jQuery
6 33 (20.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 32 (19.88%) LINQ
8 28 (17.39%) Ajax
9 21 (13.04%) HTML5
10 18 (11.18%) .NET Framework
11 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (8.70%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.45%) Spring
14 9 (5.59%) Web Services
15 8 (4.97%) J2EE
15 8 (4.97%) WCF
16 6 (3.73%) WinForms
16 6 (3.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (3.73%) CSS3
16 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) User Experience
2 9 (5.59%) Open Source
3 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.86%) EPoS
5 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.62%) Physics
5 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (2.48%) UNIX
2 4 (2.48%) Linux
2 4 (2.48%) Android
3 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.62%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (39.75%) Software Engineering
3 46 (28.57%) MVC
4 40 (24.84%) OO
5 31 (19.25%) Document Management
6 29 (18.01%) Unit Testing
7 25 (15.53%) Systems Analysis
7 25 (15.53%) RAD
8 21 (13.04%) OOP
9 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
10 18 (11.18%) Coaching
10 18 (11.18%) UX Design
10 18 (11.18%) SEO
11 15 (9.32%) Scrum
12 11 (6.83%) OOD
13 10 (6.21%) TDD
13 10 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.97%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (4.97%) Web Development
15 6 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (63.98%) C#
2 67 (41.61%) JavaScript
3 63 (39.13%) SQL
3 63 (39.13%) Java
4 27 (16.77%) VBScript
5 21 (13.04%) C++
6 15 (9.32%) Python
7 9 (5.59%) Ruby
7 9 (5.59%) PHP
8 6 (3.73%) Scala
9 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.86%) VB6
10 3 (1.86%) VB
11 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) AWK
12 1 (0.62%) Jython
12 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.62%) MCTS
3 1 (0.62%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (19.88%) Oracle
2 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.48%) Sybase
4 3 (1.86%) Iron Speed
5 2 (1.24%) Twitter
5 2 (1.24%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.62%) Dell
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