Period
to 11 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 767 805 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.51% 38.22% 40.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.80% 39.60% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 553 585 599
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +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 1,712 2,033 2,188
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.53% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,162 1,459 1,388
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +14.46%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,829 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 411 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (48.11%) JavaScript
3 287 (37.42%) HTML
4 285 (37.16%) SQL
5 279 (36.38%) CSS
6 249 (32.46%) .NET
7 243 (31.68%) C#
8 199 (25.95%) Java
9 195 (25.42%) AngularJS
10 167 (21.77%) Git (software)
11 161 (20.99%) SQL Server
11 161 (20.99%) React
12 155 (20.21%) Azure
13 150 (19.56%) MVC
14 148 (19.30%) ASP.NET
15 142 (18.51%) Finance
16 141 (18.38%) Microservices
17 139 (18.12%) TDD
18 124 (16.17%) Front End Development
19 103 (13.43%) Microsoft
20 102 (13.30%) Mentoring
21 100 (13.04%) HTML5
22 99 (12.91%) Greenfield Project
23 92 (11.99%) .NET Core
24 91 (11.86%) Web Development
25 86 (11.21%) jQuery
25 86 (11.21%) SDLC
26 83 (10.82%) RESTful
27 82 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
28 79 (10.30%) Oracle

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 23 (3.00%) Umbraco
2 11 (1.43%) CMS
3 10 (1.30%) Apache
3 10 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.04%) JBoss
5 7 (0.91%) IIS
5 7 (0.91%) WordPress
6 6 (0.78%) nginx
6 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.65%) Jetty
8 4 (0.52%) Appian
8 4 (0.52%) lighttpd
8 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.39%) Drupal
9 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (1.43%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.39%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.39%) Figma
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.39%) Sketch
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) Magento
2 4 (0.52%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 155 (20.21%) Azure
2 36 (4.69%) AWS
3 25 (3.26%) Power Platform
4 12 (1.56%) SaaS
5 10 (1.30%) GCP
6 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.17%) npm
7 7 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.65%) GitHub
9 4 (0.52%) Office 365
10 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.39%) Yarn
11 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.13%) Google Play
12 1 (0.13%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.13%) ShareGate
12 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.48%) Internet
2 10 (1.30%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.04%) MySQL
3 50 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.35%) Big Data
5 38 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.65%) MongoDB
9 27 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (3.39%) NoSQL
11 24 (3.13%) Power BI
12 19 (2.48%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 16 (2.09%) Text Mining
16 11 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
16 11 (1.43%) MariaDB
16 11 (1.43%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.30%) DB2
18 9 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 167 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.22%) TeamCity
4 29 (3.78%) Gradle
5 26 (3.39%) Subversion
6 18 (2.35%) JIRA
7 15 (1.96%) NUnit
8 13 (1.69%) Maven
8 13 (1.69%) webpack
9 11 (1.43%) PostCSS
9 11 (1.43%) Selenium
10 9 (1.17%) gulp
10 9 (1.17%) JUnit
10 9 (1.17%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.04%) Ant
11 8 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.91%) Hudson
12 7 (0.91%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.78%) Grunt
14 5 (0.65%) Jasmine
General
1 142 (18.51%) Finance
2 44 (5.74%) Retail
3 29 (3.78%) Public Sector
4 21 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.35%) Automotive
6 15 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.56%) Marketing
8 9 (1.17%) Games
9 8 (1.04%) Banking
9 8 (1.04%) Legal
10 5 (0.65%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (37.42%) HTML
2 279 (36.38%) CSS
3 249 (32.46%) .NET
4 195 (25.42%) AngularJS
5 161 (20.99%) React
6 148 (19.30%) ASP.NET
7 100 (13.04%) HTML5
8 92 (11.99%) .NET Core
9 86 (11.21%) jQuery
10 83 (10.82%) RESTful
11 82 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 69 (9.00%) .NET Framework
14 63 (8.21%) REST
14 63 (8.21%) Web Services
15 62 (8.08%) Spring
16 54 (7.04%) CSS3
17 49 (6.39%) JSON
18 39 (5.08%) Sass
19 38 (4.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.91%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (7.56%) User Experience
3 47 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 41 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (4.17%) Robotics
7 12 (1.56%) Internet of Things
8 11 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.17%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.04%) EPoS
11 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.39%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.26%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.26%) NHS
12 2 (0.26%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) Social Network
13 1 (0.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.13%) Apple iOS
2 46 (6.00%) Android
3 45 (5.87%) Linux
4 28 (3.65%) Unix
5 15 (1.96%) Windows
6 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (19.56%) MVC
3 141 (18.38%) Microservices
4 139 (18.12%) TDD
5 124 (16.17%) Front End Development
6 102 (13.30%) Mentoring
7 91 (11.86%) Web Development
8 86 (11.21%) SDLC
9 78 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (10.04%) DevOps
11 74 (9.65%) OO
12 73 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 68 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
14 64 (8.34%) Scrum
15 46 (6.00%) Mobile Development
16 43 (5.61%) ETL
17 40 (5.22%) Computer Science
18 38 (4.95%) BDD
18 38 (4.95%) Software Engineering
19 37 (4.82%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 369 (48.11%) JavaScript
2 285 (37.16%) SQL
3 243 (31.68%) C#
4 199 (25.95%) Java
5 52 (6.78%) Java 8
6 50 (6.52%) Python
7 47 (6.13%) PL/SQL
8 46 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 45 (5.87%) PHP
10 37 (4.82%) TypeScript
11 32 (4.17%) Ruby
12 26 (3.39%) ES6
13 25 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 21 (2.74%) Apple Swift
14 21 (2.74%) Kotlin
14 21 (2.74%) Perl
15 18 (2.35%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.83%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.69%) Scala
18 8 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (7.43%) Degree
2 26 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.52%) HND
4 4 (0.52%) MCSD
5 2 (0.26%) MCAD
5 2 (0.26%) MCP
5 2 (0.26%) MCTS
5 2 (0.26%) OCA
5 2 (0.26%) OCP
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (6.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.91%) Ansible
3 11 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Istio
5 1 (0.13%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 103 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 79 (10.30%) Oracle
3 27 (3.52%) Adobe
4 17 (2.22%) Zend
5 14 (1.83%) Apple
6 12 (1.56%) Automation Anywhere
6 12 (1.56%) Blue Prism
6 12 (1.56%) SAP
6 12 (1.56%) UiPath
7 9 (1.17%) Google
8 6 (0.78%) IBM
9 5 (0.65%) Pega
9 5 (0.65%) Tableau
10 4 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.39%) Sybase
12 2 (0.26%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.26%) Informatica
12 2 (0.26%) Kofax
12 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.26%) Xamarin