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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 80 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 104 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.91% 7.92% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 8.18% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 77 27
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £31,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
1157 1271 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.90% 96.80% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 748 798 824
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (70.97%) .NET
2 39 (62.90%) C#
3 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
4 31 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 25 (40.32%) HTML
6 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
7 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (32.26%) MVC
8 20 (32.26%) Degree
8 20 (32.26%) Relational Database
9 19 (30.65%) Software Engineering
10 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
10 17 (27.42%) TDD
10 17 (27.42%) Java
11 13 (20.97%) CSS
11 13 (20.97%) jQuery
12 12 (19.35%) OO
13 11 (17.74%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) Banking
14 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (16.13%) CRM
14 10 (16.13%) XML
14 10 (16.13%) UX Design
14 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.13%) User Experience
14 10 (16.13%) SDLC
15 9 (14.52%) HTML5
15 9 (14.52%) Open Source
15 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 2 (3.23%) TestNG
4 2 (3.23%) Mockito
4 2 (3.23%) Gradle
4 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.61%) Grunt
5 1 (1.61%) gulp
General
1 11 (17.74%) Banking
2 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (70.97%) .NET
2 31 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (40.32%) HTML
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) jQuery
5 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (16.13%) XML
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
6 9 (14.52%) WCF
6 9 (14.52%) HTML5
7 8 (12.90%) Web Services
8 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.68%) Spring.NET
9 6 (9.68%) NHibernate
9 6 (9.68%) WinForms
9 6 (9.68%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (8.06%) XSLT
10 5 (8.06%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.45%) LINQ
11 4 (6.45%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) User Experience
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) Physics
5 2 (3.23%) W3C
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) MVC
3 19 (30.65%) Software Engineering
4 17 (27.42%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) OO
6 10 (16.13%) CRM
6 10 (16.13%) UX Design
6 10 (16.13%) SDLC
7 9 (14.52%) Open Source
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 5 (8.06%) BDD
9 5 (8.06%) OOP
9 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.45%) API Development
10 4 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.45%) Web Development
11 3 (4.84%) Kanban
11 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) C#
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) PHP5
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) HNC
3 2 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) WAI
1 2 (3.23%) Section 508
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.23%) PayPal
3 2 (3.23%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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