Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 860 811 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 39.20% 42.91% 36.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.66% 44.41% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 578 462 659
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,850 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,115 1,826 2,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.61% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 1,081 1,626
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% +2.41%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 507 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (43.02%) Java
3 339 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 325 (37.79%) TDD
5 299 (34.77%) C#
6 293 (34.07%) HTML
7 284 (33.02%) .NET
8 245 (28.49%) MVC
8 245 (28.49%) SQL
9 221 (25.70%) Scrum
10 208 (24.19%) SQL Server
11 204 (23.72%) CSS
12 195 (22.67%) Spring
13 192 (22.33%) ASP.NET
14 183 (21.28%) AngularJS
15 160 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 157 (18.26%) BDD
17 148 (17.21%) Finance
18 139 (16.16%) Python
19 127 (14.77%) NoSQL
20 126 (14.65%) HTML5
21 121 (14.07%) Hibernate
22 119 (13.84%) Git (software)
23 118 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
24 116 (13.49%) React
25 114 (13.26%) REST
26 110 (12.79%) Microsoft
27 107 (12.44%) OO
28 106 (12.33%) SDLC
29 105 (12.21%) JSON

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 43 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 36 (4.19%) JBoss
4 24 (2.79%) WebLogic
5 23 (2.67%) Jetty
6 21 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.86%) Confluence
8 14 (1.63%) CMS
9 10 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.16%) GemFire
10 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.93%) Apache
11 8 (0.93%) SAS
12 7 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.70%) Drupal
13 6 (0.70%) IIS
13 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.70%) Adaptiv
2 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.98%) GitHub
4 16 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.28%) Office 365
7 9 (1.05%) SaaS
8 8 (0.93%) Firebase
9 7 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.70%) npm
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.12%) Heroku
12 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.33%) AMQP
2 12 (1.40%) Internet
3 11 (1.28%) HTTP
4 4 (0.47%) Intranet
4 4 (0.47%) SSH
4 4 (0.47%) SSL
5 2 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) SNMP
6 1 (0.12%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 127 (14.77%) NoSQL
3 82 (9.53%) Big Data
4 78 (9.07%) Relational Database
5 77 (8.95%) MongoDB
6 63 (7.33%) Hadoop
7 52 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (5.81%) MySQL
9 49 (5.70%) RDBMS
10 33 (3.84%) Oracle Database
10 33 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (3.60%) Redis
12 30 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (2.67%) Couchbase
14 23 (2.67%) Riak
15 17 (1.98%) Blockchain
16 16 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 119 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 75 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 63 (7.33%) Maven
4 43 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 39 (4.53%) JUnit
6 34 (3.95%) JIRA
6 34 (3.95%) Selenium
7 31 (3.60%) Subversion
8 29 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 23 (2.67%) FitNesse
9 23 (2.67%) Vagrant
10 21 (2.44%) Gradle
11 17 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (1.74%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.63%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.63%) Mockito
14 13 (1.51%) Ant
14 13 (1.51%) NUnit
15 10 (1.16%) Android Studio
15 10 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 148 (17.21%) Finance
2 54 (6.28%) Advertising
3 46 (5.35%) Banking
4 28 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.86%) Automotive
6 11 (1.28%) Publishing
7 6 (0.70%) Local Government
7 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.58%) Legal
8 5 (0.58%) Retail
9 4 (0.47%) Games
9 4 (0.47%) Marketing
10 3 (0.35%) Law
10 3 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.23%) Front Office
11 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (34.07%) HTML
2 284 (33.02%) .NET
3 204 (23.72%) CSS
4 195 (22.67%) Spring
5 192 (22.33%) ASP.NET
6 183 (21.28%) AngularJS
7 160 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 126 (14.65%) HTML5
9 121 (14.07%) Hibernate
10 116 (13.49%) React
11 114 (13.26%) REST
12 105 (12.21%) JSON
13 103 (11.98%) CSS3
14 99 (11.51%) jQuery
15 98 (11.40%) .NET Framework
15 98 (11.40%) RESTful
16 72 (8.37%) Entity Framework
17 67 (7.79%) Web Services
18 60 (6.98%) WCF
19 58 (6.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.07%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (7.91%) User Experience
3 52 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 35 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.79%) Robotics
7 20 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.09%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.16%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
10 9 (1.05%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (0.93%) STB
12 7 (0.81%) Animation
12 7 (0.81%) Fintech
13 6 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.58%) Equities
15 4 (0.47%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.19%) Apple iOS
2 35 (4.07%) Unix
3 34 (3.95%) Linux
4 27 (3.14%) Android
5 11 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (37.79%) TDD
3 245 (28.49%) MVC
4 221 (25.70%) Scrum
5 157 (18.26%) BDD
6 118 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (12.44%) OO
8 106 (12.33%) SDLC
9 102 (11.86%) Test Automation
10 90 (10.47%) Concurrent Programming
11 85 (9.88%) Multithreading
12 72 (8.37%) Web Development
13 70 (8.14%) Mentoring
14 59 (6.86%) Front End Development
14 59 (6.86%) Software Engineering
15 57 (6.63%) Unit Testing
16 46 (5.35%) Kanban
17 42 (4.88%) Analytics
18 41 (4.77%) Software Delivery
19 40 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 370 (43.02%) Java
2 339 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 299 (34.77%) C#
4 245 (28.49%) SQL
5 139 (16.16%) Python
6 76 (8.84%) PHP
7 70 (8.14%) Ruby
8 38 (4.42%) C++
9 34 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.02%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.79%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.79%) Objective-C
12 21 (2.44%) Apple Swift
13 15 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.28%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.28%) X++
15 9 (1.05%) Scala
15 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.93%) Kotlin
17 7 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (5.70%) Degree
2 19 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.16%) MCAD
5 10 (1.16%) MCSD
5 10 (1.16%) MCTS
6 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.35%) OCA
7 3 (0.35%) OCP
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 63 (7.33%) Docker
2 10 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (6.40%) Puppet
2 50 (5.81%) Ansible
3 35 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.67%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 110 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.86%) Oracle
3 32 (3.72%) IBM
4 23 (2.67%) TIBCO
5 21 (2.44%) Zend
6 18 (2.09%) Xamarin
7 17 (1.98%) Facebook
7 17 (1.98%) Sybase
8 16 (1.86%) Google
8 16 (1.86%) Informatica
9 10 (1.16%) Apple
9 10 (1.16%) VMware
10 8 (0.93%) Tableau
11 6 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.58%) Reuters
13 4 (0.47%) Adobe
14 3 (0.35%) BT
15 2 (0.23%) Nintex
15 2 (0.23%) PeopleSoft
15 2 (0.23%) SunGard