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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 100 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 1.56% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.62% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1317 1051 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.69% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 678 745
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 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Java
4 15 (40.54%) C#
5 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
6 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 13 (35.14%) Degree
7 12 (32.43%) Python
8 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
8 11 (29.73%) QA
9 10 (27.03%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) CSS
10 9 (24.32%) Mobile Development
11 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
11 8 (21.62%) C++
11 8 (21.62%) MVC
11 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (18.92%) Open Source
12 7 (18.92%) Selenium
12 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
12 7 (18.92%) Unix
12 7 (18.92%) iPad
12 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
13 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
13 6 (16.22%) C
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.22%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (8.11%) Confluence
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.70%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) RavenDB
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) Ant
4 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
6 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.41%) Clang
6 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.41%) GDB
6 2 (5.41%) Xcode
7 1 (2.70%) Moq
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
4 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) REST
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Java EE
7 4 (10.81%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) XML
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.41%) Ember.js
9 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
9 2 (5.41%) HTML5
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.41%) Spring
9 2 (5.41%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) iPad
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Linked Data
5 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
6 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 2 (5.41%) Wiki
7 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) Mobile Development
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
5 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 7 (18.92%) Open Source
7 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) OO
8 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) Web Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Information Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) Python
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) C++
7 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
8 6 (16.22%) C
9 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
9 4 (10.81%) SPARQL
10 3 (8.11%) Perl
11 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) HND
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Xamarin
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Autodesk
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