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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.84% 5.90% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 6.07% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 31
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,525 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1044 1154 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.34% 97.30% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 685 725 559
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (63.33%) C#
1 57 (63.33%) .NET
2 44 (48.89%) SQL Server
3 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET
3 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (41.11%) Java
5 34 (37.78%) Software Engineering
6 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 32 (35.56%) HTML
8 29 (32.22%) MVC
9 25 (27.78%) jQuery
10 23 (25.56%) SQL
11 22 (24.44%) CSS
12 19 (21.11%) OO
12 19 (21.11%) Degree
13 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
13 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
14 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
15 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (14.44%) Oracle
16 12 (13.33%) XML
16 12 (13.33%) C++
16 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (12.22%) HTML5
17 11 (12.22%) WCF
17 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (12.22%) User Experience
17 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (12.22%) OOP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (4.44%) SAS
1 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) SQLite
7 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) DB2
8 1 (1.11%) MySQL
8 1 (1.11%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.67%) Maven
4 4 (4.44%) Hudson
4 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.44%) Log4j
4 4 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.22%) NCrunch
5 2 (2.22%) Xcode
6 1 (1.11%) Ant
6 1 (1.11%) JUnit
6 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.11%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) NUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.89%) Banking
1 8 (8.89%) Investment Banking
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Law
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (63.33%) .NET
2 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.56%) HTML
4 25 (27.78%) jQuery
5 22 (24.44%) CSS
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (13.33%) XML
7 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (12.22%) HTML5
8 11 (12.22%) WCF
8 11 (12.22%) Web Services
9 8 (8.89%) LINQ
10 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (7.78%) WPF
10 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.56%) Spring
11 5 (5.56%) REST
12 4 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.22%) User Experience
2 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) iPad
4 2 (2.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) UNIX
2 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) Software Engineering
3 29 (32.22%) MVC
4 19 (21.11%) OO
5 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.22%) OOP
6 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.00%) TDD
7 8 (8.89%) UX Design
8 7 (7.78%) Pair Programming
9 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 5 (5.56%) SOA
9 5 (5.56%) SEO
10 4 (4.44%) Kanban
10 4 (4.44%) Web Development
10 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.44%) Scrum
10 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.33%) OOD
11 3 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (63.33%) C#
2 37 (41.11%) Java
3 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.56%) SQL
5 12 (13.33%) C++
6 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) VB6
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Iron Speed
4 3 (3.33%) Sybase
5 2 (2.22%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.22%) Dell
5 2 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.11%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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