The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 47 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 74 50 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.21% 4.34% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 4.56% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
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
1368 1097 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 95.14% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 829 758 557
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Glasgow region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 122 (96.06%) Software Engineering
2 93 (73.23%) .NET
3 88 (69.29%) C#
4 74 (58.27%) ASP.NET
5 60 (47.24%) SQL
6 59 (46.46%) JavaScript
6 59 (46.46%) SQL Server
7 51 (40.16%) MVC
8 48 (37.80%) HTML
8 48 (37.80%) Visual Studio
9 43 (33.86%) LINQ
10 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
11 39 (30.71%) jQuery
12 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (25.98%) Java
14 31 (24.41%) CSS
15 30 (23.62%) OO
15 30 (23.62%) Ajax
15 30 (23.62%) Unit Testing
16 29 (22.83%) Relational Database
17 26 (20.47%) SharePoint
17 26 (20.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 25 (19.69%) RAD
18 25 (19.69%) VBScript
18 25 (19.69%) Law
18 25 (19.69%) Legal
18 25 (19.69%) Systems Analysis
18 25 (19.69%) Document Management
19 24 (18.90%) XML
20 23 (18.11%) SEO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (20.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.87%) IIS
3 9 (7.09%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.15%) Drupal
5 3 (2.36%) GemFire
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.15%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (46.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.83%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (7.87%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.09%) Big Data
6 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.72%) MySQL
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.36%) KDB
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.57%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (37.80%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.94%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.15%) Subversion
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.57%) FishEye
6 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.57%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.57%) Maven
6 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.57%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) NUnit
7 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.79%) Firebug
7 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (19.69%) Law
1 25 (19.69%) Legal
2 7 (5.51%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Games
3 3 (2.36%) Front Office
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.57%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (73.23%) .NET
2 74 (58.27%) ASP.NET
3 48 (37.80%) HTML
4 43 (33.86%) LINQ
5 39 (30.71%) jQuery
6 31 (24.41%) CSS
7 30 (23.62%) Ajax
8 26 (20.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 24 (18.90%) XML
10 20 (15.75%) Web Services
11 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
12 12 (9.45%) XSLT
13 11 (8.66%) Silverlight
13 11 (8.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (7.87%) WCF
15 9 (7.09%) HTML5
16 8 (6.30%) WinForms
16 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (5.51%) Hibernate
17 7 (5.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Open Source
2 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.51%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) NHS
6 3 (2.36%) DTV
6 3 (2.36%) Equities
6 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.36%) Physics
7 2 (1.57%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.57%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) Linux
3 10 (7.87%) UNIX
4 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Android
4 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (96.06%) Software Engineering
2 51 (40.16%) MVC
3 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.62%) OO
4 30 (23.62%) Unit Testing
5 25 (19.69%) RAD
5 25 (19.69%) Systems Analysis
5 25 (19.69%) Document Management
6 23 (18.11%) SEO
6 23 (18.11%) User Experience Design
7 12 (9.45%) Web Development
8 11 (8.66%) Multithreading
8 11 (8.66%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.09%) Data Management
10 8 (6.30%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.51%) Functional Programming
11 7 (5.51%) OOP
12 6 (4.72%) OOD
13 4 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 88 (69.29%) C#
2 60 (47.24%) SQL
3 59 (46.46%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.98%) Java
5 25 (19.69%) VBScript
6 11 (8.66%) Python
7 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.30%) C++
9 7 (5.51%) Scala
9 7 (5.51%) Perl
9 7 (5.51%) PHP
10 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.94%) Ruby
11 4 (3.15%) Jython
12 3 (2.36%) C
13 2 (1.57%) Groovy
13 2 (1.57%) AWK
14 1 (0.79%) VB
14 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 7 (5.51%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) JBoss
4 4 (3.15%) Typemock
4 4 (3.15%) Red Gate
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.15%) Sybase
5 3 (2.36%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.79%) Telerik
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Iron Speed
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