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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 81 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 89 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.33% 6.34% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 6.58% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 67 37
Average salary £42,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.86% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1207 1352 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.78% 96.30% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 775 805 740
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) C#
3 22 (44.00%) HTML
3 22 (44.00%) Java
3 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET
7 17 (34.00%) CSS
8 16 (32.00%) OO
8 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) MVC
9 15 (30.00%) TDD
10 13 (26.00%) Degree
11 12 (24.00%) Banking
11 12 (24.00%) SQL
12 10 (20.00%) Python
12 10 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
13 9 (18.00%) jQuery
14 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
15 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (14.00%) HTML5
15 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
15 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
15 7 (14.00%) PHP
16 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
2 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.00%) TestNG
4 2 (4.00%) Mockito
4 2 (4.00%) Gradle
4 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) Grunt
General
1 12 (24.00%) Banking
2 10 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
3 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.00%) CSS
4 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.00%) HTML5
6 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 6 (12.00%) XML
7 6 (12.00%) WCF
8 5 (10.00%) REST
8 5 (10.00%) CSS3
8 5 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.00%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (6.00%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) User Experience
4 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.00%) Physics
5 3 (6.00%) W3C
6 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.00%) iPad
7 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) OO
3 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.00%) Open Source
5 6 (12.00%) BDD
5 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.00%) iOS Development
6 5 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Web Development
6 5 (10.00%) OOP
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.00%) UX Design
8 3 (6.00%) OOD
8 3 (6.00%) SDLC
8 3 (6.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (44.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Python
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) C++
8 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.00%) PHP5
9 2 (4.00%) Scala
9 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) HNC
2 3 (6.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) WAI
1 3 (6.00%) Section 508
2 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (6.00%) PayPal
3 3 (6.00%) WorldPay
4 2 (4.00%) Alterian
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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