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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 79 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.37% 2.95% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 3.03% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 22
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £51,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1044 1154 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.34% 97.30% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 685 725 559
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 37 (71.15%) C#
3 33 (63.46%) .NET
4 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 26 (50.00%) OO
6 23 (44.23%) Java
7 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (36.54%) MVC
8 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
9 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
11 16 (30.77%) SQL
12 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
13 13 (25.00%) Oracle
13 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 12 (23.08%) Degree
15 11 (21.15%) Windows
16 10 (19.23%) Web Services
16 10 (19.23%) MySQL
17 9 (17.31%) HTML
17 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (15.38%) jQuery
18 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
18 8 (15.38%) C++
18 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (15.38%) Scrum
19 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
19 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
19 7 (13.46%) JBoss
19 7 (13.46%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
1 7 (13.46%) JBoss
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
3 10 (19.23%) MySQL
4 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Big Data
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
3 3 (5.77%) NCrunch
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Maven
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 9 (17.31%) HTML
5 8 (15.38%) jQuery
6 7 (13.46%) CSS
7 6 (11.54%) Spring
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.62%) CORBA
9 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
9 4 (7.69%) Ajax
9 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.69%) HTML5
10 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (5.77%) REST
10 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.77%) LINQ
10 3 (5.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.69%) Physics
5 2 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) OO
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (36.54%) MVC
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (11.54%) OOP
7 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) UX Design
8 5 (9.62%) SEO
8 5 (9.62%) OOD
9 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
9 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) C++
6 6 (11.54%) VB
6 6 (11.54%) VB6
7 4 (7.69%) C
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Python
9 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) Scala
10 1 (1.92%) Jython
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Firmware
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Sybase
3 2 (3.85%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.85%) Typemock
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 26 days ago
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