Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 353 742 897
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.78% 40.09% 38.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.18% 41.13% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 268 571 732
Median annual salary £46,250 £44,646 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.59% -6.01% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,676 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.32% -0.72% +5.88%

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 799 1,804 2,234
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 97.46% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 547 1,261 1,629
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £32,050 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 154 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (33.14%) Java
3 116 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 93 (26.35%) .NET
5 91 (25.78%) C#
6 89 (25.21%) CSS
7 88 (24.93%) HTML
7 88 (24.93%) TDD
8 85 (24.08%) SQL
9 74 (20.96%) AngularJS
10 69 (19.55%) Finance
11 66 (18.70%) Git (software)
12 65 (18.41%) OO
13 57 (16.15%) Azure
14 54 (15.30%) MVC
15 49 (13.88%) React
16 45 (12.75%) Mentoring
17 44 (12.46%) Microservices
17 44 (12.46%) Spring
18 43 (12.18%) Android
19 38 (10.76%) ASP.NET
20 37 (10.48%) SQL Server
20 37 (10.48%) Python
20 37 (10.48%) Android Development
21 36 (10.20%) AWS
21 36 (10.20%) Degree
22 34 (9.63%) Test Automation
23 32 (9.07%) User Experience
23 32 (9.07%) Front End Development
23 32 (9.07%) RESTful

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 16 (4.53%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.70%) CMS
4 5 (1.42%) Apache
4 5 (1.42%) nginx
4 5 (1.42%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.13%) SAS
6 3 (0.85%) Drupal
7 2 (0.57%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.28%) Moodle
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.28%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.15%) Azure
2 36 (10.20%) AWS
3 4 (1.13%) Firebase
3 4 (1.13%) GitHub
4 3 (0.85%) Azure Functions
4 3 (0.85%) Google Play
4 3 (0.85%) Power Platform
4 3 (0.85%) Serverless
5 2 (0.57%) npm
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Force.com
6 1 (0.28%) GCP
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) HTTP
1 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.57%) SSL
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.93%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (6.80%) MySQL
6 17 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.68%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.70%) Big Data
12 6 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.13%) QlikView
14 3 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.85%) Essbase
14 3 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 66 (18.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.23%) Subversion
3 19 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.82%) Selenium
5 14 (3.97%) Maven
6 10 (2.83%) JUnit
7 9 (2.55%) GitLab
8 8 (2.27%) Ant
8 8 (2.27%) JIRA
9 6 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.70%) PostCSS
9 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.13%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.85%) Gradle
12 3 (0.85%) NUnit
12 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.85%) RubyMine
12 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 69 (19.55%) Finance
2 23 (6.52%) Banking
3 15 (4.25%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.68%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.27%) Electronics
5 8 (2.27%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.35%) .NET
2 89 (25.21%) CSS
3 88 (24.93%) HTML
4 74 (20.96%) AngularJS
5 49 (13.88%) React
6 44 (12.46%) Spring
7 38 (10.76%) ASP.NET
8 32 (9.07%) RESTful
9 27 (7.65%) HTML5
9 27 (7.65%) Spring Boot
10 25 (7.08%) Vue.js
11 24 (6.80%) .NET Core
11 24 (6.80%) .NET Framework
12 23 (6.52%) Web Services
13 21 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (5.95%) jQuery
13 21 (5.95%) JSON
14 20 (5.67%) REST
15 19 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (5.10%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.07%) User Experience
2 31 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 27 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.42%) Robotics
9 4 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.13%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.85%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.18%) Android
2 26 (7.37%) Apple iOS
3 25 (7.08%) Linux
4 24 (6.80%) Windows
5 16 (4.53%) Unix
5 16 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (2.27%) CentOS
6 8 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (24.93%) TDD
3 65 (18.41%) OO
4 54 (15.30%) MVC
5 45 (12.75%) Mentoring
6 44 (12.46%) Microservices
7 37 (10.48%) Android Development
8 34 (9.63%) Test Automation
9 32 (9.07%) Front End Development
9 32 (9.07%) Scrum
10 30 (8.50%) Mobile Development
11 29 (8.22%) Web Development
12 28 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (7.93%) SDLC
13 27 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (7.37%) DevOps
14 26 (7.37%) OOP
15 23 (6.52%) iOS Development
15 23 (6.52%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 117 (33.14%) Java
2 116 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 91 (25.78%) C#
4 85 (24.08%) SQL
5 37 (10.48%) Python
6 29 (8.22%) Kotlin
6 29 (8.22%) PHP
7 24 (6.80%) TypeScript
8 21 (5.95%) Ruby
9 19 (5.38%) C++
9 19 (5.38%) Java 8
10 16 (4.53%) Apple Swift
11 9 (2.55%) Apex Code
11 9 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.98%) ES6
12 7 (1.98%) Go
12 7 (1.98%) PHP 7
12 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.28%) GDPR
2 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 26 (7.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.68%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.85%) Ansible
3 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.68%) Oracle
3 10 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.27%) VMware
4 8 (2.27%) Zend
5 7 (1.98%) Google
6 6 (1.70%) Solace
7 5 (1.42%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (1.42%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.42%) UiPath
8 4 (1.13%) Cognos
8 4 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.13%) Sybase
8 4 (1.13%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.85%) Apple
9 3 (0.85%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.85%) Juniper
9 3 (0.85%) SAP
9 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.57%) Informatica