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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 51 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.80% 4.96% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 5.18% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 36
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
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
979 1100 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.33% 95.74% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 662 666 651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (61.61%) C#
1 69 (61.61%) .NET
2 54 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (42.86%) HTML
4 48 (42.86%) Java
4 48 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 44 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 40 (35.71%) MVC
7 39 (34.82%) CSS
7 39 (34.82%) Software Engineering
8 36 (32.14%) jQuery
9 35 (31.25%) SQL
10 24 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 24 (21.43%) OO
11 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (16.96%) Oracle
12 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
12 19 (16.96%) Relational Database
13 18 (16.07%) LINQ
14 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.50%) OOP
16 14 (12.50%) Degree
17 13 (11.61%) Web Services
17 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
17 13 (11.61%) Ajax
17 13 (11.61%) User Experience
18 12 (10.71%) C++
18 12 (10.71%) XML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) SAS
2 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) CICS
5 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.89%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
1 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.36%) MySQL
5 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.79%) SQLite
10 1 (0.89%) Big Data
10 1 (0.89%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.89%) DataStage
10 1 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.36%) Maven
3 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.57%) Hudson
4 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.57%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Log4j
5 2 (1.79%) Xcode
5 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.79%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.89%) NUnit
6 1 (0.89%) JIRA
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.89%) Ant
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 12 (10.71%) Law
1 12 (10.71%) Legal
2 9 (8.04%) Finance
3 8 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (61.61%) .NET
2 54 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 48 (42.86%) HTML
4 39 (34.82%) CSS
5 36 (32.14%) jQuery
6 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (16.07%) LINQ
8 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (11.61%) Ajax
9 13 (11.61%) Web Services
10 12 (10.71%) XML
11 10 (8.93%) Spring
11 10 (8.93%) HTML5
12 9 (8.04%) WCF
12 9 (8.04%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.36%) WPF
13 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.36%) CSS3
13 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) User Experience
2 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.25%) Open Source
4 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) iPad
5 2 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) EPoS
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Physics
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) MVS
5 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) MVC
3 39 (34.82%) Software Engineering
4 24 (21.43%) OO
5 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.50%) OOP
7 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.71%) Document Management
8 10 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (8.93%) RAD
8 10 (8.93%) Coaching
9 9 (8.04%) TDD
9 9 (8.04%) UX Design
10 8 (7.14%) SEO
11 7 (6.25%) Web Development
12 5 (4.46%) Pair Programming
12 5 (4.46%) Scrum
12 5 (4.46%) SOA
12 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.61%) C#
2 48 (42.86%) Java
2 48 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 35 (31.25%) SQL
4 12 (10.71%) C++
5 11 (9.82%) VBScript
6 7 (6.25%) Python
6 7 (6.25%) PHP
7 6 (5.36%) Ruby
8 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.89%) VB6
10 1 (0.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Oracle
2 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Iron Speed
4 3 (2.68%) Sybase
5 2 (1.79%) Dell
5 2 (1.79%) Apple
5 2 (1.79%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 21 days ago