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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 60 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 87 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.28% 6.32% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 6.53% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 74 19
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1102 1332 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.25% 96.73% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 720 872 499
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 56 (70.89%) .NET
2 55 (69.62%) C#
3 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
4 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
5 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
7 30 (37.97%) HTML
8 29 (36.71%) MVC
9 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
10 23 (29.11%) jQuery
11 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
12 20 (25.32%) Java
13 18 (22.78%) Degree
14 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
14 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (21.52%) TDD
15 16 (20.25%) SQL
15 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
15 16 (20.25%) CSS
16 15 (18.99%) Web Services
16 15 (18.99%) XML
16 15 (18.99%) WCF
17 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
17 14 (17.72%) User Experience
18 13 (16.46%) OO
19 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (13.92%) CRM
19 11 (13.92%) UX Design
19 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.53%) SQLite
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.33%) Maven
4 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.06%) Log4j
4 4 (5.06%) Hudson
4 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.53%) Xcode
6 2 (2.53%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.59%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.89%) .NET
2 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
3 30 (37.97%) HTML
4 23 (29.11%) jQuery
5 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (20.25%) CSS
7 15 (18.99%) Web Services
7 15 (18.99%) XML
7 15 (18.99%) WCF
8 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.13%) HTML5
10 8 (10.13%) LINQ
11 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.59%) Spring.NET
12 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
12 6 (7.59%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (7.59%) NHibernate
13 5 (6.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) User Experience
3 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Open Source
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) MVC
3 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.52%) TDD
5 13 (16.46%) OO
6 11 (13.92%) CRM
6 11 (13.92%) UX Design
7 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.39%) OOP
9 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.33%) SOA
12 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.06%) Scrum
12 4 (5.06%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.06%) Kanban
12 4 (5.06%) BDD
12 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.80%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (69.62%) C#
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.32%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) C++
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.53%) Iron Speed
4 2 (2.53%) Apple
4 2 (2.53%) Sybase
5 1 (1.27%) Dell
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