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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 31 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 86 54 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.21% 4.68% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 4.92% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 64 36 16
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £30,500 £24,250
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
1335 1097 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.39% 95.14% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 805 751 560
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 119 (68.39%) .NET
2 116 (66.67%) C#
3 94 (54.02%) ASP.NET
4 76 (43.68%) HTML
5 70 (40.23%) SQL Server
6 68 (39.08%) JavaScript
7 65 (37.36%) CSS
7 65 (37.36%) Software Engineering
8 63 (36.21%) SQL
9 61 (35.06%) Java
10 52 (29.89%) MVC
11 45 (25.86%) jQuery
12 43 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (24.71%) Visual Studio
13 39 (22.41%) OO
14 36 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 31 (17.82%) LINQ
15 31 (17.82%) Document Management
16 30 (17.24%) Relational Database
17 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
18 28 (16.09%) Oracle
19 27 (15.52%) VBScript
19 27 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
19 27 (15.52%) Ajax
20 26 (14.94%) Law
20 26 (14.94%) Legal
20 26 (14.94%) SharePoint
21 25 (14.37%) RAD
22 24 (13.79%) SEO

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (14.94%) 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%) CICS
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) 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 70 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.17%) MySQL
7 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.60%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.30%) Pentaho
10 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.57%) Big Data
12 1 (0.57%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 43 (24.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.87%) JUnit
3 4 (2.30%) Selenium
3 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.72%) Subversion
5 2 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) Ant
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 26 (14.94%) Law
1 26 (14.94%) Legal
2 18 (10.34%) Finance
3 13 (7.47%) Investment Banking
3 13 (7.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (68.39%) .NET
2 94 (54.02%) ASP.NET
3 76 (43.68%) HTML
4 65 (37.36%) CSS
5 45 (25.86%) jQuery
6 36 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 31 (17.82%) LINQ
8 27 (15.52%) Ajax
9 19 (10.92%) HTML5
10 16 (9.20%) .NET Framework
11 14 (8.05%) Hibernate
12 12 (6.90%) Spring
13 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (5.17%) WinForms
14 9 (5.17%) WCF
14 9 (5.17%) J2EE
15 7 (4.02%) WPF
16 6 (3.45%) Web Services
16 6 (3.45%) XML
16 6 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.90%) Open Source
2 4 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.72%) EPoS
4 2 (1.15%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.57%) NHS
5 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.57%) DTV
5 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.02%) 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 65 (37.36%) Software Engineering
2 52 (29.89%) MVC
3 43 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (22.41%) OO
5 31 (17.82%) Document Management
6 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 27 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
8 25 (14.37%) RAD
9 24 (13.79%) OOP
9 24 (13.79%) SEO
9 24 (13.79%) User Experience Design
10 21 (12.07%) Scrum
11 12 (6.90%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.17%) OOD
13 8 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (4.60%) Web Development
14 7 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (3.45%) CRM
15 6 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 116 (66.67%) C#
2 68 (39.08%) JavaScript
3 63 (36.21%) SQL
4 61 (35.06%) Java
5 27 (15.52%) VBScript
6 21 (12.07%) Python
7 20 (11.49%) C++
8 10 (5.75%) PHP
8 10 (5.75%) Ruby
9 7 (4.02%) Scala
10 4 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.30%) Jython
11 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 2 (1.15%) VB6
12 2 (1.15%) Groovy
12 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.15%) AWK
12 2 (1.15%) VB
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.05%) 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 28 (16.09%) Oracle
1 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.87%) JBoss
3 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.15%) Iron Speed
4 2 (1.15%) Twitter
4 2 (1.15%) Talend
4 2 (1.15%) Sybase
5 1 (0.57%) IBM
5 1 (0.57%) LexisNexis
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Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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