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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 91 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 3.27% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 3.39% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 14
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £28,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1176 1387 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.16% 96.39% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 783 903 549
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 19 (57.58%) C#
3 17 (51.52%) .NET
4 16 (48.48%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) OO
6 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) HTML
9 10 (30.30%) Scrum
10 9 (27.27%) MVC
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) C++
12 7 (21.21%) Linux
12 7 (21.21%) jQuery
13 6 (18.18%) Degree
13 6 (18.18%) TDD
13 6 (18.18%) CSS
13 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 6 (18.18%) OOP
13 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
14 5 (15.15%) Python
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle
14 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
15 4 (12.12%) Subversion

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Intranet
3 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
3 3 (9.09%) NCrunch
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.03%) TestNG
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
1 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.12%) HTML5
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.12%) OpenGL
7 4 (12.12%) Spring
8 3 (9.09%) Ajax
8 3 (9.09%) DirectX
8 3 (9.09%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) WCF
8 3 (9.09%) REST
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) SCADA
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) OO
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) OOP
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) OOD
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) Python
7 3 (9.09%) VB6
7 3 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.09%) C
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) Hyland
3 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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