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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 94 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 78 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.05% 6.04% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 6.24% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 72 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1136 1250 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.76% 96.75% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 743 785 822
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) C++
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) TDD
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Xamarin
9 6 (23.08%) Android
9 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) C
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Device Driver
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
11 4 (15.38%) Mobile Development
11 4 (15.38%) PhoneGap

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) UPnP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
5 1 (3.85%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) PhoneGap
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.85%) DirectX
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Device Driver
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) SCADA
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Android
3 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Android Development
7 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Xamarin
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Telerik
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Hyland
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