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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 84 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 4.71% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 4.89% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 60 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £43,750
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
1212 1350 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.88% 96.29% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 776 809 746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) C++
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) Android
6 10 (30.30%) Apple iOS
7 8 (24.24%) OO
7 8 (24.24%) Xamarin
8 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) C
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
10 5 (15.15%) Android Development
10 5 (15.15%) SDLC
10 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) UPnP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQLite
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) Maven
6 2 (6.06%) Xcode
6 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
6 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) GDB
6 2 (6.06%) Clang
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
7 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.03%) Moq
7 1 (3.03%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) PhoneGap
4 4 (12.12%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) Ajax
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) Java EE
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) WPF
7 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Ninject
7 1 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) STL
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.06%) Wiki
4 2 (6.06%) Linked Data
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.03%) SCADA
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Android
2 10 (30.30%) Apple iOS
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) UNIX
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
6 5 (15.15%) Android Development
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) C
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.06%) SPARQL
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) PHP4
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Xamarin
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Telerik
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
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