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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 91 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 80 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.92% 5.83% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 6.03% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 73 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £49,500 £42,400
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
1113 1326 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.75% 96.65% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 720 817 787
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) C++
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Xamarin
5 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
5 7 (29.17%) Android
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) C
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) Device Driver
7 5 (20.83%) Telerik
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.83%) PhoneGap
7 5 (20.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (16.67%) Android Development
8 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile Development
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) UPnP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQLite
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) CodeWarrior
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) PhoneGap
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.17%) STL
5 1 (4.17%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Device Driver
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) SCADA
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Android
3 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (16.67%) Android Development
6 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
9 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.17%) System Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 5 (20.83%) Telerik
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Hyland
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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