Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 827 929 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.57% 40.48% 41.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.03% 42.38% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 598 598 465
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -

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 2,066 2,192 2,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 95.51% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,394 1,184
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +14.46% -1.19%
10th Percentile £30,021 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 408 (49.33%) SQL
2 398 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (41.48%) JavaScript
4 327 (39.54%) Java
5 276 (33.37%) HTML
6 261 (31.56%) Finance
7 246 (29.75%) C#
8 237 (28.66%) .NET
9 226 (27.33%) SQL Server
10 209 (25.27%) CSS
11 195 (23.58%) AngularJS
12 182 (22.01%) MVC
13 168 (20.31%) TDD
14 158 (19.11%) SDLC
15 146 (17.65%) Oracle
15 146 (17.65%) Git (software)
16 132 (15.96%) ASP.NET
16 132 (15.96%) OO
17 118 (14.27%) Web Services
17 118 (14.27%) Scrum
18 115 (13.91%) Python
18 115 (13.91%) HTML5
19 110 (13.30%) Microsoft
20 108 (13.06%) Spring
21 107 (12.94%) Multithreading
22 103 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
23 95 (11.49%) Banking
24 94 (11.37%) OOP
25 93 (11.25%) Web Development
26 92 (11.12%) Test Automation

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 31 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 24 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.42%) CMS
4 18 (2.18%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.93%) JBoss
5 16 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.33%) WordPress
7 9 (1.09%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.97%) Drupal
8 8 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.60%) Apache
9 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.48%) Jetty
11 3 (0.36%) IIS
11 3 (0.36%) nginx
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.36%) SAS
11 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.69%) Magento
3 12 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 103 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.06%) npm
3 17 (2.06%) SaaS
4 14 (1.69%) Office 365
4 14 (1.69%) Serverless
5 13 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.21%) Azure Functions
8 9 (1.09%) Yammer
9 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.85%) GitHub
11 5 (0.60%) Apigee
12 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.36%) PaaS
13 3 (0.36%) TestFlight
14 2 (0.24%) Firebase
14 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.30%) Internet
2 12 (1.45%) Intranet
3 9 (1.09%) Skype
4 8 (0.97%) HTTP
5 7 (0.85%) AMQP
6 6 (0.73%) Hyperconnected
7 3 (0.36%) SSL
8 2 (0.24%) DHCP
8 2 (0.24%) DNS
8 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.24%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.24%) SMS
8 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.04%) NoSQL
3 71 (8.59%) Big Data
4 69 (8.34%) Relational Database
5 61 (7.38%) MySQL
6 60 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (5.44%) Hadoop
10 43 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (4.11%) Power BI
13 33 (3.99%) RDBMS
14 30 (3.63%) Oracle Database
15 27 (3.26%) MongoDB
16 22 (2.66%) QlikView
17 21 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
18 18 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (1.81%) Sybase ASE
20 13 (1.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 146 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 66 (7.98%) Maven
3 59 (7.13%) Visual Studio
4 52 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 35 (4.23%) JUnit
6 32 (3.87%) Cucumber
7 28 (3.39%) Subversion
8 24 (2.90%) TeamCity
9 23 (2.78%) webpack
10 22 (2.66%) Eclipse
11 19 (2.30%) Hudson
11 19 (2.30%) JIRA
11 19 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (1.81%) Gradle
12 15 (1.81%) Grunt
13 13 (1.57%) Android Studio
13 13 (1.57%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.57%) Selenium
14 12 (1.45%) Toad
15 11 (1.33%) Mockito
General
1 261 (31.56%) Finance
2 95 (11.49%) Banking
3 23 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 23 (2.78%) Law
4 18 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.57%) Retail
6 11 (1.33%) Front Office
7 9 (1.09%) Marketing
8 7 (0.85%) Advertising
9 6 (0.73%) Back Office
10 4 (0.48%) Automotive
10 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.36%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (33.37%) HTML
2 237 (28.66%) .NET
3 209 (25.27%) CSS
4 195 (23.58%) AngularJS
5 132 (15.96%) ASP.NET
6 118 (14.27%) Web Services
7 115 (13.91%) HTML5
8 108 (13.06%) Spring
9 91 (11.00%) React
10 90 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 86 (10.40%) jQuery
12 73 (8.83%) Hibernate
13 70 (8.46%) RESTful
14 67 (8.10%) WCF
14 67 (8.10%) XML
15 63 (7.62%) REST
16 62 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (6.05%) CSS3
17 50 (6.05%) Node.js
18 36 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
3 63 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.80%) User Experience
5 41 (4.96%) Computer Science
6 35 (4.23%) Robotics
7 19 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.93%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.57%) Fintech
10 13 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.21%) Derivative
12 9 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (0.97%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.97%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.60%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.36%) Management Information System
16 2 (0.24%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.76%) Linux
2 47 (5.68%) Unix
3 35 (4.23%) Android
4 21 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.42%) Windows
6 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (22.01%) MVC
3 168 (20.31%) TDD
4 158 (19.11%) SDLC
5 132 (15.96%) OO
6 118 (14.27%) Scrum
7 107 (12.94%) Multithreading
8 94 (11.37%) OOP
9 93 (11.25%) Web Development
10 92 (11.12%) Test Automation
11 91 (11.00%) Front End Development
12 78 (9.43%) Mentoring
12 78 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (8.95%) BDD
13 74 (8.95%) Unit Testing
14 67 (8.10%) Software Engineering
15 60 (7.26%) Microservices
16 59 (7.13%) Collaborative Working
17 57 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (5.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 408 (49.33%) SQL
2 343 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 327 (39.54%) Java
4 246 (29.75%) C#
5 115 (13.91%) Python
6 86 (10.40%) PL/SQL
7 81 (9.79%) C++
8 70 (8.46%) PHP
9 61 (7.38%) T-SQL
10 43 (5.20%) TypeScript
11 32 (3.87%) Ruby
12 22 (2.66%) Perl
13 17 (2.06%) Apple Swift
13 17 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.57%) Kotlin
15 13 (1.57%) XQuery
16 10 (1.21%) Java 8
16 10 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (8.95%) Degree
2 17 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) HND
6 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.12%) MCP
6 1 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 62 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.24%) HDFS
2 2 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (5.68%) Ansible
2 34 (4.11%) Puppet
3 20 (2.42%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.36%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 146 (17.65%) Oracle
2 110 (13.30%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.63%) Sybase
4 27 (3.26%) Google
5 23 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 20 (2.42%) Solace
6 20 (2.42%) Tableau
7 18 (2.18%) Xamarin
8 15 (1.81%) Avaloq
9 13 (1.57%) Cognos
9 13 (1.57%) IBM
10 12 (1.45%) Talarian
11 11 (1.33%) Zend
12 10 (1.21%) SAP
13 9 (1.09%) Informatica
14 7 (0.85%) Facebook
14 7 (0.85%) Fiserv
14 7 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.85%) Temenos