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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 82 37 64
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 81 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.54% 6.11% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 6.31% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 71 12
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £41,750
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
1073 1284 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.87% 96.91% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 713 820 662
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 48 (76.19%) .NET
2 44 (69.84%) C#
3 38 (60.32%) SQL Server
4 35 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 25 (39.68%) HTML
7 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
9 22 (34.92%) MVC
10 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 19 (30.16%) Degree
11 19 (30.16%) Computer Science
12 16 (25.40%) Java
13 15 (23.81%) jQuery
14 14 (22.22%) Relational Database
15 13 (20.63%) OO
15 13 (20.63%) TDD
16 12 (19.05%) CSS
16 12 (19.05%) User Experience
17 11 (17.46%) SQL
17 11 (17.46%) XML
17 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
17 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (17.46%) UX Design
17 11 (17.46%) WCF
18 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
18 10 (15.87%) CRM
18 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 9 (14.29%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (60.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) SQLite
7 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.76%) Log4j
4 3 (4.76%) Maven
4 3 (4.76%) Hudson
4 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Xcode
5 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (12.70%) Banking
2 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (76.19%) .NET
2 35 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 25 (39.68%) HTML
4 15 (23.81%) jQuery
5 12 (19.05%) CSS
6 11 (17.46%) XML
6 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (17.46%) WCF
7 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.29%) Web Services
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.11%) HTML5
10 6 (9.52%) Spring.NET
10 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
10 6 (9.52%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (9.52%) NHibernate
10 6 (9.52%) WinForms
11 5 (7.94%) XSLT
11 5 (7.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.05%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Open Source
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) MVC
3 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (20.63%) OO
4 13 (20.63%) TDD
5 11 (17.46%) UX Design
6 10 (15.87%) CRM
7 7 (11.11%) OOP
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) BDD
10 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.35%) Kanban
11 3 (4.76%) SOA
11 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.76%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.76%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.76%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (69.84%) C#
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) Java
4 11 (17.46%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Apple
3 1 (1.59%) Dell
3 1 (1.59%) Iron Speed
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