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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.74% 4.52% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 4.78% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 22
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,750 £30,000
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
1279 1045 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.60% 94.57% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 748 690 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 115 (66.09%) .NET
2 113 (64.94%) C#
3 92 (52.87%) ASP.NET
4 83 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (47.13%) HTML
6 70 (40.23%) JavaScript
7 69 (39.66%) CSS
8 67 (38.51%) SQL
8 67 (38.51%) SQL Server
8 67 (38.51%) Software Engineering
9 65 (37.36%) Java
10 51 (29.31%) MVC
11 48 (27.59%) jQuery
12 42 (24.14%) OO
13 41 (23.56%) Visual Studio
14 35 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 34 (19.54%) Relational Database
16 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
17 31 (17.82%) Document Management
17 31 (17.82%) LINQ
18 30 (17.24%) Oracle
19 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
20 27 (15.52%) Ajax
20 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
20 27 (15.52%) VBScript
20 27 (15.52%) SharePoint
20 27 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
20 27 (15.52%) Law
20 27 (15.52%) Legal
21 25 (14.37%) RAD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.60%) IIS
3 4 (2.30%) Drupal
3 4 (2.30%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.15%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.57%) Mule
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) CICS
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) GPRS
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.60%) MySQL
6 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.30%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) DataStage
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 41 (23.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.87%) Subversion
3 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.72%) JUnit
5 2 (1.15%) JIRA
5 2 (1.15%) Selenium
5 2 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Ant
6 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (15.52%) Law
1 27 (15.52%) Legal
2 18 (10.34%) Finance
3 15 (8.62%) Investment Banking
3 15 (8.62%) Banking
4 2 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (66.09%) .NET
2 92 (52.87%) ASP.NET
3 82 (47.13%) HTML
4 69 (39.66%) CSS
5 48 (27.59%) jQuery
6 35 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 31 (17.82%) LINQ
8 27 (15.52%) Ajax
9 22 (12.64%) HTML5
10 17 (9.77%) .NET Framework
11 15 (8.62%) Hibernate
12 13 (7.47%) Spring
13 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (5.17%) J2EE
15 8 (4.60%) WinForms
16 6 (3.45%) WCF
16 6 (3.45%) Web Services
16 6 (3.45%) XML
16 6 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 5 (2.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) User Experience
2 12 (6.90%) Open Source
3 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.72%) EPoS
5 2 (1.15%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.60%) Linux
2 6 (3.45%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) UNIX
4 4 (2.30%) Android
4 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.51%) Software Engineering
3 51 (29.31%) MVC
4 42 (24.14%) OO
5 31 (17.82%) Document Management
6 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 27 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
7 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 25 (14.37%) RAD
9 23 (13.22%) OOP
10 22 (12.64%) SEO
10 22 (12.64%) User Experience Design
11 18 (10.34%) Coaching
12 16 (9.20%) Scrum
13 11 (6.32%) OOD
14 10 (5.75%) Business Analysis
15 8 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (4.60%) Web Development
16 7 (4.02%) TDD
16 7 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 113 (64.94%) C#
2 70 (40.23%) JavaScript
3 67 (38.51%) SQL
4 65 (37.36%) Java
5 27 (15.52%) VBScript
6 21 (12.07%) C++
6 21 (12.07%) Python
7 11 (6.32%) Ruby
8 10 (5.75%) PHP
9 7 (4.02%) Scala
10 4 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.30%) Jython
11 3 (1.72%) VB6
11 3 (1.72%) VB
11 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.15%) AWK
12 2 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) MCAD
4 1 (0.57%) MCTS
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.24%) Oracle
3 5 (2.87%) JBoss
4 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.72%) Iron Speed
5 3 (1.72%) Sybase
6 2 (1.15%) Twitter
6 2 (1.15%) Talend
6 2 (1.15%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.57%) IBM
7 1 (0.57%) Dell
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