The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 55 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 128 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.85% 8.97% 9.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 10.31% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 104 82
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1065 1241 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.05% 86.97% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 675 775 685
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Glasgow region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 56 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.69%) Java
3 50 (43.10%) C#
4 44 (37.93%) .NET
5 38 (32.76%) HTML
6 36 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 36 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 35 (30.17%) Degree
8 34 (29.31%) OO
9 33 (28.45%) Spring
10 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 29 (25.00%) Linux
11 29 (25.00%) SDLC
12 28 (24.14%) SQL
13 27 (23.28%) Maven
14 26 (22.41%) Computer Science
15 25 (21.55%) HTML5
15 25 (21.55%) Microsoft
16 24 (20.69%) Windows
16 24 (20.69%) Finance
16 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
17 23 (19.83%) XML
18 22 (18.97%) Ant
19 21 (18.10%) Hibernate
19 21 (18.10%) Scrum
19 21 (18.10%) MVC
19 21 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (16.38%) TDD
21 18 (15.52%) Ext JS
22 17 (14.66%) Content Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.31%) Apache
2 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.86%) Mule
4 1 (0.86%) GemFire
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.86%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) UPnP
3 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.31%) MySQL
4 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) DB2
6 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Maven
2 22 (18.97%) Ant
3 12 (10.34%) Flash Builder
4 9 (7.76%) Subversion
5 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.03%) JUnit
6 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.59%) JIRA
8 3 (2.59%) Selenium
8 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.86%) TestNG
10 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.86%) CodeWarrior
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Legal
3 10 (8.62%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Electronics
6 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.59%) Front Office
6 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (56.90%) Developer
2 24 (20.69%) Software Engineer
2 24 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.10%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.17%) Applications Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Graduate
9 5 (4.31%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.31%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.93%) .NET
2 38 (32.76%) HTML
3 33 (28.45%) Spring
4 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 25 (21.55%) HTML5
6 23 (19.83%) XML
7 21 (18.10%) Hibernate
8 18 (15.52%) Ext JS
9 17 (14.66%) Web Services
10 16 (13.79%) CSS
11 14 (12.07%) J2EE
12 13 (11.21%) jQuery
12 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (10.34%) DOM
13 12 (10.34%) Flash
13 12 (10.34%) JAXB
13 12 (10.34%) SAX
13 12 (10.34%) iBATIS
13 12 (10.34%) WCF
14 8 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.41%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.31%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.45%) User Experience
7 3 (2.59%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.72%) Derivative
8 2 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.72%) SCADA
8 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.86%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.00%) Linux
2 24 (20.69%) Windows
3 16 (13.79%) UNIX
4 12 (10.34%) Android
5 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) OO
3 29 (25.00%) SDLC
4 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 21 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (18.10%) MVC
5 21 (18.10%) Scrum
6 19 (16.38%) TDD
7 17 (14.66%) Content Management
8 9 (7.76%) Android Development
9 7 (6.03%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.03%) Mobile Development
10 6 (5.17%) User Stories
10 6 (5.17%) Web Development
10 6 (5.17%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (5.17%) CRM
10 6 (5.17%) OOP
11 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.31%) OOD
11 5 (4.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.69%) Java
2 50 (43.10%) C#
3 36 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.14%) SQL
5 17 (14.66%) Python
6 16 (13.79%) C++
7 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.03%) C
9 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.45%) Ruby
11 3 (2.59%) Clojure
12 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.72%) Perl
12 2 (1.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (30.17%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Xamarin
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle
4 7 (6.03%) Sybase
5 5 (4.31%) Telerik
6 2 (1.72%) Hyland
6 2 (1.72%) Talend
7 1 (0.86%) Alterian
7 1 (0.86%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.86%) Splunk
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter
7 1 (0.86%) EMC
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