Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 96 112
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 30 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.38% 1.34% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.38% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 26
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,095 1,807 2,554
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.53% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,398 1,080 1,641
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Glasgow

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in Glasgow

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Glasgow

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) User Experience
4 11 (36.67%) Big Data
4 11 (36.67%) Publishing
4 11 (36.67%) RESTful
5 9 (30.00%) Android
5 9 (30.00%) Graphic Design
5 9 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) Android SDK
5 9 (30.00%) Xamarin
5 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 9 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) OO
7 7 (23.33%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) Robotics
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Client/Server
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) C++
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Grunt
1 1 (3.33%) gulp
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) RESTful
2 9 (30.00%) Android SDK
3 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) React
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) Aurelia
8 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Graphic Design
2 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (20.00%) Robotics
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Android
1 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (23.33%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (6.67%) Case Management
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Records Management
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Nintex