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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 57 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 54 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.09% 4.31% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 4.56% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1272 1031 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.44% 94.59% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 756 678 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 126 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 94 (72.87%) .NET
3 91 (70.54%) C#
4 72 (55.81%) ASP.NET
5 64 (49.61%) SQL
5 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (48.06%) JavaScript
7 61 (47.29%) SQL Server
8 50 (38.76%) Visual Studio
8 50 (38.76%) MVC
9 48 (37.21%) HTML
10 45 (34.88%) Microsoft
11 44 (34.11%) LINQ
12 38 (29.46%) jQuery
13 35 (27.13%) Java
13 35 (27.13%) OO
14 33 (25.58%) Relational Database
15 31 (24.03%) CSS
16 30 (23.26%) Ajax
17 29 (22.48%) Unit Testing
18 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 25 (19.38%) Law
19 25 (19.38%) Legal
19 25 (19.38%) Systems Analysis
19 25 (19.38%) Document Management
19 25 (19.38%) VBScript
19 25 (19.38%) RAD
19 25 (19.38%) SharePoint
20 23 (17.83%) XML
21 22 (17.05%) SEO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 25 (19.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.08%) IIS
3 9 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.10%) Drupal
6 3 (2.33%) GemFire
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.55%) Apache
7 2 (1.55%) CMS
7 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.10%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (47.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (25.58%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (7.75%) MySQL
5 10 (7.75%) RDBMS
6 9 (6.98%) Big Data
7 8 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.33%) KDB
10 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.55%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (38.76%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.88%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.10%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.33%) Subversion
7 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.78%) Firebug
8 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.78%) NUnit
8 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 25 (19.38%) Law
1 25 (19.38%) Legal
2 7 (5.43%) Games
3 6 (4.65%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Front Office
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) Military
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (72.87%) .NET
2 72 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 48 (37.21%) HTML
4 44 (34.11%) LINQ
5 38 (29.46%) jQuery
6 31 (24.03%) CSS
7 30 (23.26%) Ajax
8 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (17.83%) XML
10 21 (16.28%) Web Services
11 17 (13.18%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.53%) XSLT
12 11 (8.53%) Silverlight
13 10 (7.75%) WCF
13 10 (7.75%) HTML5
13 10 (7.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (6.20%) Spring
14 8 (6.20%) Hibernate
15 7 (5.43%) WinForms
15 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) User Experience
2 15 (11.63%) Open Source
3 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.43%) Clustering
5 7 (5.43%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.10%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.10%) Physics
7 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.33%) Equities
7 3 (2.33%) NHS
8 2 (1.55%) DTV
8 2 (1.55%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
3 8 (6.20%) UNIX
4 4 (3.10%) Android
4 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (38.76%) MVC
4 35 (27.13%) OO
5 29 (22.48%) Unit Testing
6 25 (19.38%) Systems Analysis
6 25 (19.38%) Document Management
6 25 (19.38%) RAD
7 22 (17.05%) SEO
7 22 (17.05%) User Experience Design
8 18 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 18 (13.95%) Coaching
9 12 (9.30%) Web Development
10 11 (8.53%) Multithreading
11 10 (7.75%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.98%) Data Management
13 8 (6.20%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.20%) OOD
14 7 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 91 (70.54%) C#
2 64 (49.61%) SQL
3 62 (48.06%) JavaScript
4 35 (27.13%) Java
5 25 (19.38%) VBScript
6 9 (6.98%) Python
6 9 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.43%) C++
7 7 (5.43%) PHP
7 7 (5.43%) Scala
8 5 (3.88%) Ruby
8 5 (3.88%) Perl
9 4 (3.10%) C
9 4 (3.10%) Jython
10 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.55%) VB
11 2 (1.55%) VB6
11 2 (1.55%) AWK
11 2 (1.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) QA
2 7 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle
3 10 (7.75%) JBoss
4 4 (3.10%) Sybase
4 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.33%) StreamBase
5 3 (2.33%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.33%) Typemock
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) Iron Speed
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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