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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 85 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 43 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.99% 3.96% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 4.09% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 61
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1317 1051 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.69% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 678 745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 35 (71.43%) C#
2 30 (61.22%) .NET
3 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
4 18 (36.73%) HTML
4 18 (36.73%) Java
4 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 18 (36.73%) CSS
5 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
5 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
6 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (28.57%) MVC
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.53%) SQL
8 13 (26.53%) Degree
9 10 (20.41%) SDLC
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
10 9 (18.37%) Ruby
10 9 (18.37%) TDD
10 9 (18.37%) Open Source
10 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Subversion
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.33%) OO
11 8 (16.33%) Python
12 7 (14.29%) Spring
12 7 (14.29%) Maven
12 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 6 (12.24%) WinForms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Subversion
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Maven
3 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.12%) Gradle
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Mockito
6 2 (4.08%) TestNG
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
2 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) CSS
2 18 (36.73%) HTML
3 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.29%) Spring
5 6 (12.24%) REST
5 6 (12.24%) WinForms
6 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) XML
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.08%) HTML5
9 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 2 (4.08%) Struts
10 1 (2.04%) JDBC
10 1 (2.04%) SOAP
10 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) MVC
4 10 (20.41%) SDLC
5 9 (18.37%) Open Source
5 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) OO
6 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Mobile Development
8 4 (8.16%) Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.16%) Kanban
8 4 (8.16%) Microservices
8 4 (8.16%) RDF
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Web Development
10 2 (4.08%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) C#
2 18 (36.73%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) Ruby
4 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
5 8 (16.33%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.16%) SPARQL
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Iron Speed
4 1 (2.04%) Alterian
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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