The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 474 480 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.64% 37.01% 37.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 52.38% 38.16% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 261 274 272
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 905 1258 1107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.69% 96.99% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 520 801 732
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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.

1 373 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (35.73%) Java
3 296 (33.79%) C#
4 289 (32.99%) SQL
5 277 (31.62%) JavaScript
6 267 (30.48%) .NET
7 265 (30.25%) SQL Server
8 246 (28.08%) HTML
9 236 (26.94%) Finance
10 217 (24.77%) MVC
11 216 (24.66%) ASP.NET
12 191 (21.80%) CSS
13 179 (20.43%) TDD
14 171 (19.52%) Relational Database
15 141 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 136 (15.53%) AngularJS
17 120 (13.70%) Degree
18 119 (13.58%) OO
19 116 (13.24%) Microsoft
20 111 (12.67%) Scrum
21 101 (11.53%) HTML5
22 92 (10.50%) Git (software)
23 88 (10.05%) Spring
23 88 (10.05%) RDBMS
23 88 (10.05%) Oracle
24 87 (9.93%) Python
25 85 (9.70%) Web Development
26 83 (9.47%) PHP
27 82 (9.36%) jQuery
28 81 (9.25%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (2.17%) IIS
2 17 (1.94%) CMS
3 14 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.48%) Umbraco
4 13 (1.48%) WordPress
5 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.03%) JBoss
7 9 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.68%) Drupal
9 5 (0.57%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.46%) Apache
10 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.46%) GemFire
11 3 (0.34%) SAS
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.34%) InDesign
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.23%) Houdini
5 2 (0.23%) Maya
5 2 (0.23%) MS Office
5 2 (0.23%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 40 (4.57%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.83%) SaaS
4 11 (1.26%) GitHub
5 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.28%) Internet
2 4 (0.46%) Intranet
3 3 (0.34%) Telnet
3 3 (0.34%) Wireless
4 2 (0.23%) HTTP
4 2 (0.23%) Multicast
5 1 (0.11%) SMS
5 1 (0.11%) SNMP
5 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (30.25%) SQL Server
2 171 (19.52%) Relational Database
3 88 (10.05%) RDBMS
4 80 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (7.19%) MySQL
8 56 (6.39%) Big Data
9 44 (5.02%) MongoDB
10 34 (3.88%) Oracle Database
11 30 (3.42%) DB2
11 30 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (3.31%) NoSQL
12 29 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
15 17 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (1.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 92 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.74%) Bitbucket
4 24 (2.74%) Subversion
5 21 (2.40%) PVCS
6 19 (2.17%) Maven
7 17 (1.94%) JUnit
7 17 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
8 15 (1.71%) Selenium
9 13 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
11 10 (1.14%) JIRA
12 9 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.91%) Ant
13 8 (0.91%) Gradle
13 8 (0.91%) Hudson
14 6 (0.68%) Grunt
General
1 236 (26.94%) Finance
2 64 (7.31%) Banking
3 41 (4.68%) Investment Banking
4 22 (2.51%) Advertising
5 18 (2.05%) Marketing
6 8 (0.91%) Games
7 7 (0.80%) Automotive
8 6 (0.68%) Legal
8 6 (0.68%) Retail
9 4 (0.46%) Back Office
9 4 (0.46%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.34%) Front Office
11 2 (0.23%) Local Government
11 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (30.48%) .NET
2 246 (28.08%) HTML
3 216 (24.66%) ASP.NET
4 191 (21.80%) CSS
5 141 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 136 (15.53%) AngularJS
7 101 (11.53%) HTML5
8 88 (10.05%) Spring
9 82 (9.36%) jQuery
10 81 (9.25%) XML
11 66 (7.53%) CSS3
12 47 (5.37%) Hibernate
13 45 (5.14%) SOAP
14 38 (4.34%) Ajax
15 36 (4.11%) REST
16 35 (4.00%) Node.js
17 34 (3.88%) JSON
17 34 (3.88%) Web Services
18 32 (3.65%) Entity Framework
19 31 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.08%) User Experience
5 24 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 21 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.28%) Reference Data
8 13 (1.48%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.14%) Derivative
10 10 (1.14%) Robotics
11 8 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.68%) FMCG
13 5 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.46%) Animation
14 4 (0.46%) Fintech
15 3 (0.34%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.28%) Unix
2 35 (4.00%) Linux
3 20 (2.28%) Android
4 18 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.37%) Windows
6 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (24.77%) MVC
3 179 (20.43%) TDD
4 119 (13.58%) OO
5 111 (12.67%) Scrum
6 85 (9.70%) Web Development
7 76 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (8.45%) SDLC
9 59 (6.74%) Front End Development
10 56 (6.39%) Software Engineering
10 56 (6.39%) Unit Testing
11 49 (5.59%) Open Source
12 45 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (4.91%) ETL
14 41 (4.68%) Mobile Development
14 41 (4.68%) SOA
15 39 (4.45%) OOD
16 38 (4.34%) E-Commerce
17 37 (4.22%) Web Application Development
18 36 (4.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 313 (35.73%) Java
2 296 (33.79%) C#
3 289 (32.99%) SQL
4 277 (31.62%) JavaScript
5 87 (9.93%) Python
6 83 (9.47%) PHP
7 70 (7.99%) PL/SQL
8 56 (6.39%) T-SQL
9 51 (5.82%) C++
9 51 (5.82%) VB.NET
10 26 (2.97%) VBA
11 24 (2.74%) Ruby
12 17 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.71%) Scala
15 11 (1.26%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.14%) Clojure
16 10 (1.14%) XAML
17 9 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (13.70%) Degree
2 36 (4.11%) MySQL Certification
3 34 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) MCP
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.65%) QA
2 21 (2.40%) Basel III
3 7 (0.80%) MiFID
4 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.46%) EMIR
5 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.26%) Docker
2 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (0.46%) cPanel
2 2 (0.23%) Chronos
2 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.23%) Marathon
3 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 116 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 88 (10.05%) Oracle
3 41 (4.68%) Zend
4 29 (3.31%) Perforce
5 25 (2.85%) Xamarin
6 18 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
7 17 (1.94%) Adobe
7 17 (1.94%) Talend
8 15 (1.71%) Sybase
9 11 (1.26%) IBM
10 7 (0.80%) Google
11 6 (0.68%) Facebook
11 6 (0.68%) SAP
11 6 (0.68%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.68%) Twitter
12 5 (0.57%) Cognos
12 5 (0.57%) Netezza
12 5 (0.57%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.57%) Tableau
13 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
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