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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 76 39 65
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 83 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.17% 5.82% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 6.05% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 73 17
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1161 1372 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.25% 96.21% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 788 888 595
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 5 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 50 (71.43%) .NET
2 48 (68.57%) C#
3 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET
5 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 28 (40.00%) HTML
7 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (34.29%) MVC
9 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
10 18 (25.71%) Java
11 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
11 17 (24.29%) Degree
11 17 (24.29%) jQuery
12 15 (21.43%) XML
13 14 (20.00%) CSS
14 13 (18.57%) OO
14 13 (18.57%) TDD
14 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
15 12 (17.14%) User Experience
15 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
15 12 (17.14%) SQL
15 12 (17.14%) WCF
15 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (15.71%) UX Design
16 11 (15.71%) Web Services
16 11 (15.71%) CRM
17 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.71%) SAS
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SQLite
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.71%) Hudson
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) Log4j
3 4 (5.71%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Xcode
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.00%) Banking
2 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (71.43%) .NET
2 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET
3 28 (40.00%) HTML
4 17 (24.29%) jQuery
5 15 (21.43%) XML
6 14 (20.00%) CSS
7 12 (17.14%) WCF
7 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (15.71%) Web Services
9 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (10.00%) HTML5
11 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
11 6 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (8.57%) Spring.NET
11 6 (8.57%) NHibernate
12 5 (7.14%) LINQ
12 5 (7.14%) XSLT
12 5 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) User Experience
3 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (4.29%) iPad
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) MVC
3 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.57%) TDD
4 13 (18.57%) OO
5 11 (15.71%) CRM
5 11 (15.71%) UX Design
6 7 (10.00%) OOP
6 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.71%) SOA
7 4 (5.71%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.29%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) BDD
8 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.29%) Kanban
8 3 (4.29%) Pair Programming
9 2 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.71%) Java
4 12 (17.14%) SQL
5 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.71%) C++
5 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Dell
4 1 (1.43%) Iron Speed
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