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The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 421 437 519
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.35% 33.88% 44.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.77% 36.15% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 211 333 374
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,600 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £61,875 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,350 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -

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 1,516 1,209 1,124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 93.72% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 852 856 802
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,125 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,150 £45,875 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.96% +1.94% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,375 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 187 (44.42%) Agile
2 165 (39.19%) .NET
3 152 (36.10%) Azure
4 139 (33.02%) C#
5 128 (30.40%) JavaScript
6 115 (27.32%) SQL
6 115 (27.32%) React
7 114 (27.08%) Java
8 113 (26.84%) Microsoft
9 109 (25.89%) Social Skills
10 93 (22.09%) HTML
11 92 (21.85%) AWS
12 88 (20.90%) SQL Server
13 79 (18.76%) Software Engineering
14 78 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
15 76 (18.05%) DevOps
15 76 (18.05%) Git (software)
16 75 (17.81%) Full Stack Development
17 68 (16.15%) CSS
18 67 (15.91%) Finance
19 65 (15.44%) MVC
20 63 (14.96%) Python
21 61 (14.49%) Relational Database
21 61 (14.49%) Front End Development
22 60 (14.25%) Mentoring
22 60 (14.25%) Power Platform
23 57 (13.54%) .NET Framework
24 56 (13.30%) TypeScript
25 55 (13.06%) AngularJS
26 53 (12.59%) OO

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 29 (6.89%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (3.56%) Confluence
4 10 (2.38%) CMS
4 10 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.48%) WordPress
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Shopify
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (36.10%) Azure
2 92 (21.85%) AWS
3 60 (14.25%) Power Platform
4 35 (8.31%) SaaS
5 32 (7.60%) Azure Service Bus
6 29 (6.89%) Azure Functions
6 29 (6.89%) Serverless
7 26 (6.18%) Microsoft 365
8 24 (5.70%) OneDrive
8 24 (5.70%) Yammer
9 23 (5.46%) Dynamics 365
10 20 (4.75%) Azure Logic Apps
11 15 (3.56%) GCP
12 14 (3.33%) npm
13 5 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.71%) GitHub
14 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.14%) Internet
2 3 (0.71%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.80%) Power BI
4 15 (3.56%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.61%) MySQL
7 10 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.95%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.95%) DB2
9 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Ignite
11 2 (0.48%) OLAP
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 76 (18.05%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.75%) JIRA
4 14 (3.33%) Bitbucket
5 13 (3.09%) webpack
6 10 (2.38%) NUnit
6 10 (2.38%) Postman
6 10 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.43%) git-flow
8 6 (1.43%) JUnit
8 6 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.19%) Mocha
9 5 (1.19%) Selenium
9 5 (1.19%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (0.95%) Maven
10 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 109 (25.89%) Social Skills
2 67 (15.91%) Finance
3 53 (12.59%) Advertising
4 28 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 15 (3.56%) Banking
7 10 (2.38%) Police
8 9 (2.14%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.66%) Publishing
10 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.95%) Retail
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.24%) Front Office
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (39.19%) .NET
2 115 (27.32%) React
3 93 (22.09%) HTML
4 68 (16.15%) CSS
5 57 (13.54%) .NET Framework
6 55 (13.06%) AngularJS
7 52 (12.35%) OLE
8 50 (11.88%) ASP.NET
9 40 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (8.79%) Vue.js
11 36 (8.55%) GraphQL
12 34 (8.08%) RESTful
13 32 (7.60%) Entity Framework
13 32 (7.60%) REST
13 32 (7.60%) Spring
14 27 (6.41%) .NET Core
14 27 (6.41%) XML
15 24 (5.70%) WinForms
16 23 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (5.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.85%) Augmented Reality
4 8 (1.90%) User Experience
5 7 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.19%) Equities
6 5 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.19%) Tandem
7 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.95%) NHS
8 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.71%) PMI
9 2 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.24%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.38%) Unix
1 10 (2.38%) Windows
2 6 (1.43%) Android
2 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (44.42%) Agile
2 79 (18.76%) Software Engineering
3 78 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (18.05%) DevOps
5 75 (17.81%) Full Stack Development
6 65 (15.44%) MVC
7 61 (14.49%) Front End Development
8 60 (14.25%) Mentoring
9 53 (12.59%) OO
10 50 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (11.64%) OOP
12 44 (10.45%) SDLC
12 44 (10.45%) TDD
13 43 (10.21%) Scrum
14 42 (9.98%) Analytics
15 39 (9.26%) Coaching
15 39 (9.26%) Unit Testing
16 36 (8.55%) Migration
17 33 (7.84%) Microservices
18 32 (7.60%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (33.02%) C#
2 128 (30.40%) JavaScript
3 115 (27.32%) SQL
4 114 (27.08%) Java
5 63 (14.96%) Python
6 56 (13.30%) TypeScript
7 33 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 30 (7.13%) PowerShell
9 29 (6.89%) PHP
10 14 (3.33%) R
11 12 (2.85%) C++
12 11 (2.61%) ES6
13 9 (2.14%) Go
14 6 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.95%) Scala
16 3 (0.71%) C
16 3 (0.71%) Clojure
16 3 (0.71%) VBA
17 2 (0.48%) Perl
17 2 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (9.50%) Degree
2 27 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) CIW
7 2 (0.48%) OCA
7 2 (0.48%) OCP
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.48%) NCSC
2 2 (0.48%) WCAG
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 32 (7.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) GridGain
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (4.99%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.61%) Terraform
3 2 (0.48%) Grafana
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 113 (26.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.80%) Oracle
3 6 (1.43%) Adobe
3 6 (1.43%) Google
4 5 (1.19%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.19%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.19%) Sybase
5 4 (0.95%) Databricks
5 4 (0.95%) IBM
5 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.71%) Apple
6 3 (0.71%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.48%) Splunk
8 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.24%) BT
8 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.24%) Perforce
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.24%) SAP
8 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow