Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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

Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 808 892 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.30% 38.88% 45.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.67% 40.14% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 572 642 489
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,650 £66,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%

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 1,939 2,222 1,799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.86% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,513 1,084
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,130 £31,500 £29,325
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 391 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (45.05%) SQL
3 363 (44.93%) JavaScript
4 297 (36.76%) HTML
5 281 (34.78%) Java
6 230 (28.47%) CSS
7 224 (27.72%) C#
8 217 (26.86%) Finance
9 210 (25.99%) .NET
9 210 (25.99%) SQL Server
10 174 (21.53%) Git (software)
11 159 (19.68%) MVC
12 156 (19.31%) AngularJS
13 135 (16.71%) OO
13 135 (16.71%) SDLC
14 131 (16.21%) Oracle
15 120 (14.85%) Front End Development
16 117 (14.48%) TDD
17 110 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
18 105 (13.00%) PHP
19 100 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
19 100 (12.38%) React
20 99 (12.25%) Web Services
21 97 (12.00%) Python
22 96 (11.88%) ASP.NET
23 94 (11.63%) Microsoft
23 94 (11.63%) Test Automation
24 93 (11.51%) HTML5
25 86 (10.64%) MySQL
26 81 (10.02%) Web Development

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 30 (3.71%) CMS
2 22 (2.72%) WebSphere
3 19 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.35%) JBoss
4 16 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.98%) WordPress
5 7 (0.87%) Apache
5 7 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.62%) SAS
7 5 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.50%) Drupal
8 4 (0.50%) IIS
8 4 (0.50%) nginx
9 3 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) InVision
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (3.96%) Magento
2 21 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle AML
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 100 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.60%) npm
4 19 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (2.10%) SaaS
6 15 (1.86%) Serverless
7 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.87%) GitHub
9 6 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.74%) Office 365
9 6 (0.74%) TestFlight
10 5 (0.62%) PaaS
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.50%) Apigee
12 2 (0.25%) Firebase
12 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.25%) IaaS
12 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.36%) HTTP
2 10 (1.24%) AMQP
3 7 (0.87%) Internet
3 7 (0.87%) SSL
4 4 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.25%) DHCP
6 2 (0.25%) DNS
6 2 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.64%) MySQL
3 72 (8.91%) Relational Database
4 64 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 57 (7.05%) Big Data
6 50 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (4.95%) Hadoop
10 38 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (3.71%) Power BI
12 24 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.60%) Oracle Database
14 20 (2.48%) QlikView
15 17 (2.10%) MongoDB
16 16 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (1.36%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.36%) Qlik Sense
18 10 (1.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 174 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.66%) Visual Studio
3 55 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 47 (5.82%) Maven
5 35 (4.33%) Subversion
6 33 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 33 (4.08%) webpack
7 23 (2.85%) Grunt
8 22 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 22 (2.72%) gulp
8 22 (2.72%) Hudson
9 17 (2.10%) JIRA
9 17 (2.10%) JUnit
10 14 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.61%) Xdebug
12 11 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.24%) Babel
14 9 (1.11%) NUnit
14 9 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 217 (26.86%) Finance
2 60 (7.43%) Banking
3 24 (2.97%) Retail
4 20 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.24%) Front Office
6 8 (0.99%) Law
6 8 (0.99%) Marketing
7 7 (0.87%) Games
7 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.74%) Back Office
9 4 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Legal
10 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (36.76%) HTML
2 230 (28.47%) CSS
3 210 (25.99%) .NET
4 156 (19.31%) AngularJS
5 100 (12.38%) React
6 99 (12.25%) Web Services
7 96 (11.88%) ASP.NET
8 93 (11.51%) HTML5
9 78 (9.65%) Spring
10 71 (8.79%) jQuery
11 63 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (7.43%) RESTful
13 52 (6.44%) REST
14 50 (6.19%) Hibernate
15 49 (6.06%) XML
16 48 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (5.32%) Symfony
18 42 (5.20%) Laravel
19 39 (4.83%) CSS3
19 39 (4.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (7.67%) User Experience
3 49 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 47 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.84%) Robotics
7 14 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.36%) Fintech
9 11 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (0.74%) Derivative
10 6 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.37%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.37%) iPhone
11 3 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.37%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.25%) EPoS
12 2 (0.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.79%) Linux
2 39 (4.83%) Unix
3 35 (4.33%) Android
4 28 (3.47%) Windows
5 27 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (19.68%) MVC
3 135 (16.71%) OO
3 135 (16.71%) SDLC
4 120 (14.85%) Front End Development
5 117 (14.48%) TDD
6 110 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
7 94 (11.63%) Test Automation
8 81 (10.02%) Unit Testing
8 81 (10.02%) Web Development
9 76 (9.41%) Microservices
10 74 (9.16%) Mentoring
11 73 (9.03%) Multithreading
11 73 (9.03%) Scrum
12 70 (8.66%) OOP
13 60 (7.43%) Collaborative Working
14 59 (7.30%) Software Engineering
15 52 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
17 49 (6.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 364 (45.05%) SQL
2 363 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 281 (34.78%) Java
4 224 (27.72%) C#
5 105 (13.00%) PHP
6 97 (12.00%) Python
7 70 (8.66%) C++
8 66 (8.17%) PL/SQL
9 50 (6.19%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.35%) Perl
12 17 (2.10%) Apple Swift
12 17 (2.10%) ES6
13 15 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.61%) Ruby
15 12 (1.49%) Scala
16 11 (1.36%) Java 8
17 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (8.04%) Degree
2 20 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.62%) MCSD
6 3 (0.37%) HND
6 3 (0.37%) MCAD
6 3 (0.37%) MCTS
7 2 (0.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (7.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 43 (5.32%) Ansible
2 31 (3.84%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.60%) Puppet
4 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 131 (16.21%) Oracle
2 94 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.71%) Xamarin
4 28 (3.47%) Zend
5 25 (3.09%) Google
6 17 (2.10%) Solace
6 17 (2.10%) Tableau
6 17 (2.10%) TIBCO
7 15 (1.86%) Cognos
7 15 (1.86%) Sybase
8 10 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.11%) IBM
9 9 (1.11%) Informatica
10 8 (0.99%) Talarian
11 7 (0.87%) Adobe
11 7 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.62%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.50%) Apple
13 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.25%) Cognizant