Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 873 1,053 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 39.48% 45.54% 40.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.83% 48.06% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 681 688 490
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 2,138 2,191 2,273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 94.77% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,579 1,361 1,233
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £26,782
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% 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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 441 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (46.39%) SQL
3 338 (38.72%) Java
4 333 (38.14%) JavaScript
5 276 (31.62%) HTML
6 273 (31.27%) C#
7 258 (29.55%) .NET
8 235 (26.92%) Finance
9 226 (25.89%) SQL Server
10 223 (25.54%) TDD
11 218 (24.97%) AngularJS
12 207 (23.71%) MVC
13 205 (23.48%) CSS
14 163 (18.67%) ASP.NET
15 162 (18.56%) Oracle
15 162 (18.56%) SDLC
16 149 (17.07%) Git (software)
17 144 (16.49%) OO
18 134 (15.35%) Spring
19 130 (14.89%) Python
19 130 (14.89%) BDD
20 128 (14.66%) Scrum
21 124 (14.20%) Microsoft
22 120 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
23 118 (13.52%) NoSQL
24 113 (12.94%) HTML5
25 112 (12.83%) Web Development
26 108 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
27 107 (12.26%) Web Services
28 99 (11.34%) 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 34 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.41%) JBoss
2 21 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 20 (2.29%) CMS
4 13 (1.49%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.15%) WordPress
6 9 (1.03%) MQSeries
6 9 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.69%) Drupal
7 6 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.57%) Jetty
8 5 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.46%) Apache
9 4 (0.46%) IIS
10 3 (0.34%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.34%) Moodle
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 34 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.69%) Magento
4 5 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 108 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.21%) npm
4 21 (2.41%) Office 365
5 20 (2.29%) SaaS
6 18 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.37%) Serverless
8 11 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.15%) Azure Functions
9 10 (1.15%) GitHub
10 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.03%) Yammer
11 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) Force.com
13 1 (0.11%) PaaS
13 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.29%) Internet
2 12 (1.37%) Intranet
3 9 (1.03%) Skype
4 8 (0.92%) HTTP
5 6 (0.69%) Hyperconnected
6 3 (0.34%) AMQP
6 3 (0.34%) SMS
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
8 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
8 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 118 (13.52%) NoSQL
3 75 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 72 (8.25%) Big Data
5 58 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (6.19%) MySQL
7 50 (5.73%) Hadoop
8 48 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (5.04%) RDBMS
10 41 (4.70%) MongoDB
11 38 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 36 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (3.55%) OLTP
15 29 (3.32%) Oracle Database
16 21 (2.41%) QlikView
16 21 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (2.29%) Power BI
18 15 (1.72%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 149 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 81 (9.28%) Maven
3 47 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 41 (4.70%) Jenkins
5 36 (4.12%) JUnit
6 34 (3.89%) Subversion
7 30 (3.44%) webpack
8 27 (3.09%) Cucumber
9 23 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 18 (2.06%) Gradle
11 17 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.83%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.83%) JIRA
13 15 (1.72%) Mockito
13 15 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.60%) Grunt
15 12 (1.37%) NUnit
15 12 (1.37%) Selenium
16 11 (1.26%) Log4Net
16 11 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 235 (26.92%) Finance
2 81 (9.28%) Banking
3 22 (2.52%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.41%) Law
5 16 (1.83%) Advertising
6 15 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.37%) Front Office
8 8 (0.92%) Retail
9 6 (0.69%) Marketing
10 5 (0.57%) Back Office
10 5 (0.57%) Legal
11 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Games
12 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (31.62%) HTML
2 258 (29.55%) .NET
3 218 (24.97%) AngularJS
4 205 (23.48%) CSS
5 163 (18.67%) ASP.NET
6 134 (15.35%) Spring
7 120 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 113 (12.94%) HTML5
9 107 (12.26%) Web Services
10 98 (11.23%) React
11 94 (10.77%) Hibernate
11 94 (10.77%) WCF
12 84 (9.62%) Node.js
13 82 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (9.39%) jQuery
14 79 (9.05%) RESTful
15 69 (7.90%) REST
16 61 (6.99%) XML
17 51 (5.84%) CSS3
18 42 (4.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
2 64 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (7.33%) User Experience
3 57 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.55%) Robotics
6 19 (2.18%) Fintech
7 17 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.72%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.92%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.92%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.80%) Derivative
14 7 (0.80%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.46%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.45%) Linux
2 54 (6.19%) Unix
3 32 (3.67%) Android
4 26 (2.98%) Windows
5 18 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (25.54%) TDD
3 207 (23.71%) MVC
4 162 (18.56%) SDLC
5 144 (16.49%) OO
6 130 (14.89%) BDD
7 128 (14.66%) Scrum
8 112 (12.83%) Web Development
9 99 (11.34%) Test Automation
10 95 (10.88%) Multithreading
11 89 (10.19%) OOP
12 78 (8.93%) Collaborative Working
13 77 (8.82%) Front End Development
14 75 (8.59%) Mentoring
15 71 (8.13%) Software Engineering
15 71 (8.13%) Unit Testing
16 65 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (6.30%) Microservices
18 54 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
19 52 (5.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 405 (46.39%) SQL
2 338 (38.72%) Java
3 333 (38.14%) JavaScript
4 273 (31.27%) C#
5 130 (14.89%) Python
6 90 (10.31%) PL/SQL
7 66 (7.56%) C++
8 60 (6.87%) PHP
8 60 (6.87%) T-SQL
9 44 (5.04%) TypeScript
10 43 (4.93%) Ruby
11 22 (2.52%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.18%) Perl
13 16 (1.83%) Java 8
14 15 (1.72%) XQuery
15 14 (1.60%) ES6
16 13 (1.49%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.49%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 88 (10.08%) Degree
2 18 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) ACCA
6 1 (0.11%) CIMA
6 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.11%) MCP
6 1 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.29%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (6.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (5.61%) Ansible
1 49 (5.61%) Puppet
2 16 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.46%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 162 (18.56%) Oracle
2 124 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.01%) Sybase
4 23 (2.63%) Google
5 21 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 19 (2.18%) Tableau
7 15 (1.72%) Facebook
8 14 (1.60%) Avaloq
9 13 (1.49%) IBM
10 12 (1.37%) Informatica
10 12 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.37%) SAP
11 11 (1.26%) Cognos
11 11 (1.26%) TIBCO
12 10 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (0.92%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.92%) Solace
13 8 (0.92%) Talend
14 7 (0.80%) Netezza
14 7 (0.80%) Temenos